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March 11th, 2013 - 8:02 am § in America, Politics

While Stocks Surge and Bankers Make Money, The Folks Fear

US consumer confidence at five-month low New York, March 12 : US consumers’ confidence about their financial prospects and the course of the economy is at the lowest level in five months, according to a report released Friday. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of con[...]

March 11th, 2013 - 7:55 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: Presidential quotes about guns

“I don’t know why any individual should have a right to have a revolver in his house,. ” “I know the rifle association will be against it, the gun makers will be against it.” But “people should not have handguns.” Who said this? A. Barack Obama  B. Dwight E[...]

March 11th, 2013 - 4:53 am § in Religion, Schools & Colleges

Antisemitism hits Harvard

Jewish Harvard Students Receive Mock Eviction Notices Jewish students at Harvard University receive mock eviction notices in light of “Israel Apartheid Week.” Is this antisemitism?  Imagine all Asian students getting this notice next time a Tibetan is immolated.  Or imagine all Catholic Studen[...]

March 11th, 2013 - 1:12 am § in Misc.

No Gender With Your Coffee!

Cairo’s debut Islamic coffee-shop allows no gender-mixing[...]