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June 20th, 2012 - 1:56 pm § in Misc.

Romney wants you to take a bus trip with him!

There’s no better way to kick off the beginning or summer than a road trip across America. And who better to hit the road with than Mitt/ .. or even mini me Mitt? Two lucky supporters will get the chance to spend a day on the campaign trail with Mitt. Donate $5 to be automatically […][...]

June 20th, 2012 - 12:20 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

The “Progressives” act like the Tea Party

By Ryan Grimryan@huffingtonpost.com  LINK WASHINGTON — In a surprising reversal, Change.org, the progressive online powerhouse that channels grassroots energy into petition-based activism, has dropped two anti-union clients, including Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst, according to multiple[...]

June 20th, 2012 - 11:22 am § in Misc.

INDONESIA: Making University Students Creative

Indonesia’s Ministry of Education and Culture has made a bold but controversial decision to boost the number of research papers produced by the country by requiring all university students to publish papers in academic journals as a condition for graduation.[...]

June 20th, 2012 - 10:14 am § in Misc.

Romneyisms

Romney on Sunday gave an abbreviated campaign speech from the bed of a pickup truck in Boehner’s home district. A small but noisy group of protestors shouted throughout his speech, which lasted about six minutes. The protesters shouted, “Romney go home!” A group of Romney staffers [...]

June 20th, 2012 - 8:52 am § in The Ave Scene

Will Crosscut survive?

read “How’s Crosscut doing?” A report from the publisher, David Brewster. Crosscut is a treasure.  None of the other Seattle media  can rival David Brewster’s leadership and, especially his commitment to quality.  Crosscut is  the place to go for ANY in depth discussion o[...]