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Archive for September 17th, 2019

September 17th, 2019 - 1:16 pm § in Politics

GOP lawmaker claims rape is consensual

CNN reports that Barry Hovis, a Republican and ex-cop elected to Missouri’s legislature in 2018, claimed in support of an unconstitutional anti-abortion bill that most rapes are “date rapes or consensual rapes.” Read story here. I think a lot of women would be surprised to learn th[...]

September 17th, 2019 - 12:37 am § in Schools & Colleges

A Trump Truth

Trump’s asserts that U.S. taxpayers don’t get enough bang for their buck, when US students’ test scores are ranked worldwide, He is correct.  The most recent numbers put the United States at third for government spending on education, behind Switzerland and Norway but American students’ sco[...]