BOSTON, MA — Laurel Street resident Peter Reed exit his home at gunpoint as SWAT teams “evacuated” residents. He raises his hands as a sign of submission.
Texas Representative Giovanni Capriglione (R) and Texas Senator Patrick (R) have both proposed bills that would essentially end ethnic studies in Texas by September 2013 unless we do something about it.
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- Texas state legislators seek to limit ethnic history studies in college requirements
- Legislation takes aim at future of ethnic studies
- According to Latino Educational Group, Dan Patrick Hopes to Limit Ethnic Studies at Texas Universities
- SB 1128 Attacks Ethnic Studies in Texas, But Students and Educators Fight Back
- Texas Ethnic Studies Bill Protested By Latino Activists
In case you missed it, The Onion’s Twitter feed called 9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis the c-word. They’ve since pulled the tweet, but the backlash has gotten intense.
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Robert Reich: How To Avoid Raising Taxes on the Middle Class or Cutting Programs the Middle and Poor Depend On -
Brace yourself. In coming weeks you’ll hear there’s no serious alternative to cutting Social Security and Medicare, raising taxes on middle class, and decimating what’s left of the federal government’s discretionary spending on everything from education and job training to highways and basic…
The most and least Bible-minded cities in America (For an article and infographic, click image or here; For the heads up, thanks to Todd Rhoades; For a related video, click here http://christiannightmares.tumblr.com/post/4857797863/celebrate-freedom-a-christian-man-in-a-patriotic)
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Implying that imperialism shouldn’t be question is perhaps the most hurtful thing that could be said. Incredibly unexpected from who it came from. And such a statement brings back horrid implications about my discontentment with the War in Iraq in particular and the “War on Terror” generally.
The time to question is yesterday, today and tomorrow. Always and Forever. One does not obtain a better existence by not asking questions.