Archive for November, 2011

November 30th, 2011 - 7:48 pm § in America

A Proposed Constitutional Amendment

Amendment …. from Move to Amend Section 1 [Corporations are not people and can be regulated] The rights protected by the Constitution of the United States are the rights of natural persons only. Artificial entities, such as corporations, limited liability companies, and other entities, establi[...]

November 30th, 2011 - 12:34 pm § in Misc.

Breaking News: Most Purple Thumbs in Egypt Will Come From The Muslim Brotherhood

Joshua Hirsch of the Huffington Post Reports (excerpted): ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — ….  as preliminary results and rough polling data emerged Wednesday, it became increasingly clear that the country’s conservative Islamist parties are likely to fare even better than anticipated — [...]

November 30th, 2011 - 9:02 am § in America, Misc., Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges

Steve Jobs, An Arab Genius!

Jihad el-Khazen from Dar Al Hyat by Jihad el-Khazen I wanted to write about Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple Inc., straight after he passed away on the fifth of this month. However, the approaching defeat of Muammar Gaddafi, and then his capture and death, as well as the developments relating to [...]

November 29th, 2011 - 12:25 pm § in Schools & Colleges

The Faculty Code at “For Profits”

Five Six Troubling Things About the For-Profit Industry’s Self-Policing Standards Campus Progress,  November 21, 2011 by Brian Stewart     Kaplan is one of 16 for-profit schools that have signed the Foundation for Educational Success’ Standards of Responsible Conduct. For-profit c[...]

November 29th, 2011 - 9:33 am § in Misc.

Breaking News:Turkey raises Syria military option

(Reuters) – Turkey Tuesday raised the option of military intervention in neighboring Syria while Russia rejected even an arms embargo as Damascus tries to stifle anti-government protests.[...]

November 29th, 2011 - 9:30 am § in Misc.

PR release from WGU

Former Winona State University Provost Joins Online University SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Western Governors University (WGU),, has appointed former Winona State University Provost, Dr. Sally Johnstone, as Vice President, Academic Advancement. In this as[...]

November 29th, 2011 - 8:45 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Throws Another Tantrum

Tehran, Iran – Iranian Students Storm British Embassy In Tehran Today 10:15 AM Tehran, Iran – Hard-line Iranian students stormed the British diplomatic compounds in Tehran on Tuesday, bringing down the Union Jack flag and throwing documents from windows in scenes reminiscent of the anger[...]

November 29th, 2011 - 6:01 am § in The Ave Scene

Tim Eyman on The SALES Tax

GREGOIRE’S 10% SALES TAX IS BUILT ON A FOUNDATION OF LIES Washington Legislature News by Tim Eyman, Sound Politics On Monday, Governor Gregoire said: “I am being honest with people of the state of Washington. I am not misleading, misinforming, distorting or anything. I have tried to be a[...]

November 28th, 2011 - 11:06 am § in China, Politics

CHINA: Ai Weiwei Interview

from Spiegel SPIEGEL: Last week you made a €970,000 ($1.3 million) payment to the bank account of the Chinese tax authorities. You consider it to be a kind of guarantee, a deposit. Do they consider it to be an admission of guilt? Ai:I cannot speak for them. But I can tell you a lot about […[...]

November 28th, 2011 - 8:49 am § in Misc.

Breaking News: Barney Frank to Retire From Congress!

A huge loss for us all.[...]