Category Archives: News Roundup

It needed to be said. CNN reporter confronted with the truth.

by Chuck Stanley This woman speaks directly to a CNN reporter today, and tells the unvarnished truth. This has needed saying for years.  I recall reading that early in her broadcasting career, Oprah Winfrey was fired from a local TV … Continue reading

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the End of the Republic 01/03/2017

   By ann summers You wondered who that was next to Trump on NYE? Mobster “Joey No Socks,” Gotti guy. You can’t make this up. — Joan Walsh (@joanwalsh) January 3, 2017 President-elect Donald Trump rang in the new … Continue reading

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Readings – The Clinton Investigation Enters a Dangerous Phase

From, former judge Andrew Napolitano reports that the FBI is wrapping up its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails and that the next stage is particularly perilous for her.

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Readings – Intel source: IG report ups pressure on DOJ to seek criminal charges against Clinton

From Fox News, the report by the inspector general for the Department of State removes several of Hillary Clinton’s defenses for using a private server for all of her email, making it more likely that the Department of Justice will indict.

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No Child Left Behind is Dead…

By ann summers   So the good news is that with the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act , 2002’s No Child Left Behind finally joins eraser chalk in the dustbin of History, but like whiteboards, the aroma of dry-erase markers … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Old New Left: UK Labour moves away from the centre

By ann summers A perhaps stunning victory for a party frustrated with recent defeats, and with perhaps the infusion of underrepresented elements, the leadership of the UK Labour Party has risen/fallen in a 59% vote for a repudiation of the … Continue reading

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NEWS ROUNDUP: October 19, 2014

By Elaine Magliaro   BUSINESS/FINANCIAL Janet Yellen: Rising Income Inequality Could Seriously Harm The U.S. Economy (Huffington Post) Excerpt: The Federal Reserve is sounding increasingly alarmed about income inequality. “The extent of and continuing increase in inequality in the United … Continue reading

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NEWS ROUNDUP: October 5, 2014

By Elaine Magliaro EDUCATION Rotten to the Core: How an Apple mega-deal cost Los Angeles classrooms $1 billion—Bad business and worse ethics? A scandal is brewing in L.A. over a sketchy intiative to give every student an iPad (Salon) The … Continue reading

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News Roundup—September 21, 2014

  By Elaine Magliaro     ON THE RELIGIOUS FRONT Judge: Hobby Lobby Decision Means Polygamous Sect Member Can Refuse To Testify In Child Labor Case (ThinkProgress) Excerpt: Citing Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court’s decision last June holding … Continue reading

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News Roundup—September 14, 2014

Submitted by Elaine Magliaro EDUCATION NEWS Obama Administration To Reward Student Loan Company Accused Of Cheating Troops (Huffington Post) Consumer Group Criticizes Education Department’s Debt Collectors (Huffington Post) Seniors Forced Into Poverty As Education Department Demands Payment (Huffington Post) Chicago … Continue reading

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