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  • Monthly Archives: May 2010

    Virtual Education: Opening Closed Doors

    This fall, fewer than half of all public school students in Kansas City, Missouri will return to their former classrooms. Due to budget constraints and declining student enrollment, the district is closing nearly 30 of its 61 public schools. The number of public school students in the Kansas City Missouri … More

    From the UN: A Gender Super-Agency on Its Way?

    As the season of human rights meetings progresses at the United Nations, support for the proposed new entity dedicated to gender issues has been building, despite the fact that, to date, it has no leader, no funds, and an expansive mission statement that promises additional bureaucracy and no real benefit … More

    Morning Bell: Another Bullet Dodged in New York

    This past Saturday evening at 6:28 p.m., a white male in his 40s drove a 1993 Nissan Pathfinder into Times Square, parked, departed the vehicle, and slipped down a nearby alley. Within minutes a t-shirt street vendor alerted authorities about smoke emanating from the vehicle and, after pedestrians had been … More

    Failed Times Square Car Bombing, Another Terror Plot Averted?

    Saturday at 6:30 p.m., authorities were alerted that a Nissan Pathfinder was billowing smoke in the middle of Times Square, New York City. Upon investigation, they found the car was rigged with explosives including “three propane tanks, consumer-grade fireworks, two gasoline containers, [and] wires and two clocks.” No one was … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: May 3-7, 2010

    House Cloakroom:  May 3 – 7 While the Senate works on the financial regulatory overhaul bill the only major bill the House will take up during the week will be a home energy efficiency bill commonly referred to as “Cash for Caulkers.” The cash for caulkers bill, not to be … More