Archive for February 8th, 2011

February 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm § in Misc., UW

When in Doubt, Tax the Students

by Daron Anderson of UW Daily The state needs money, and the state Legislature is considering cutting the State Need Grant, the UW’s largest financial-aid program, then using student tuition dollars to make up the difference. The Washington Senate Ways and Means committee proposed a $25 million cu[...]

February 8th, 2011 - 3:21 pm § in Schools & Colleges

States Facing The Biggest Higher Ed Cutbacks In 2011

This may surprise you.  WA State is NOT amongst the leaders in cut backs in higher ed. The worst?  Look here. Old Mizzou comes out first!  WA did not even make the worst 13! Where we rank in the cuts to state higher ed.[...]

February 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm § in America

Huff News v Fox News, The New Orwell Media?

Rob Enderle, a San Jose, California- based technology consultant.  says  Huffington may  build AOL into a media organization with a similar clout to Murdoch’s Fox News Corp.  “look how political views have worked for Fox …..  There’s certainly the opportunity to create a muc[...]

February 8th, 2011 - 1:47 am § in America

Fox Edits Declaration of Independence

This Sunday, during the SuperBowl, Fox took fair and balanced to a new level.  In a rare display of patriotism, Fox had NFL players read the Declaration of Interdependence. What a patriotic act!  Glen Beck should be proud! Of course, the Declaration was edited to remove content that might offend G[...]