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March 16th, 2015 - 6:34 pm § in Misc.

This man is a highway robber

His name is Lee Dove.  He’s a sheriff’s deputy in Humboldt County, Nevada, a lightly populated desert area in northern Nevada that probably wouldn’t get many visitors if Interstate 80 didn’t pass through it. Which makes interstate travelers easy prey for a small town cop who[...]

March 16th, 2015 - 2:44 pm § in Politics

South Carolina grows ’em crazy

What kind of state produces people like this? Do they have an education system there? Did they close their mental hospitals and turn the patients loose?[...]

March 16th, 2015 - 12:42 pm § in Politics

Bibi’s promise: No Palestinian state, ever!

A desperate Benjamin Netanyahu, who’s likely to lose tomorrow’s election in Israel, tried to rally his political base today by promising there’ll never be a Palestinian state and construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank will accelerate if he’s re-elected. Which me[...]

March 16th, 2015 - 12:09 pm § in Schools & Colleges

How to Close The Ethnic Gap In Colleges

Northwestern University Reports Progress in Psychology & Sociology A strategy that narrows academic achievement gap by 63 percent New research from Northwestern and Stanford universities suggests that a novel one-hour intervention, exploring  awareness of social class,  reduced  the persist[...]

March 16th, 2015 - 10:08 am § in Politics

The coming federal budget fight

This spring and summer, Congress must wrestle again with issues of military and entitlement spending, deficits, austerity, sequesters, debt ceiling, government shutdown and default, the GOP’s hatred of Obamacare and Obama’s immigration policies, and its burning desire to get Keystone XL [...]