Many of us here in Florida have repeatedly tried to get the message across to the Florida legislators that there are many things wrong with Florida’s education. They were ask NOT to participate in Race To The Top (RTTT) and the Common Core Standards (CCS). We showed them the problems, but when we mentioned Jeb Bush and how his Foundation for Excellence is doing the state’s children no favors, we were immediately cut off. No Child Left Behind has been a failure from the beginning and the state’s own FCAT scores show that to be true for over a decade.Read more »
A proposal from the Obama administration to prevent children from doing farm chores has drawn plenty of criticism from rural-district members of Congress. But now it’s attracting barbs from farm kids themselves.Read more »
Will ObamaCare turn us into a nation of part-time employees?
As the Supreme Court ponders whether the Obama administration can constitutionally take over the private sector when it comes to health care – and then order all Americans to buy health insurance—an unintended consequence is lurking in the government’s unemployment figures. Plagued by fears of explosive costs from mandated healthcare, companies are quietly transitioning much of the American workforce into a nation of part-time employees.Read more »
MADISON, Wis. (CBSDC) – A video captured a woman shaking and sobbing uncontrollably while being frisked by a Transportation Security Administration agent. Political blogger Jim Hoft — who runs the Gateway Pundit website — captured the incident at a Madison, Wis., airport Sunday.
“This morning at a Midwest airport I witnessed this poor woman suffering through this horrible sexual violation,” Hoft said on his Gateway Pundit website.
First Cigarettes, Now Bacon and Eggs
You knew it was coming.
First they came for the cigarettes, then Hank Williams Jr. got knocked off Monday Night Football for being politically incorrect, and now they're coming for the butter.
Denmark, on October 1, put a $1.29-per-pound tax on all foods that hit 2.3 percent in saturated fats. That's on top of a 25 percent surcharge imposed last year by Denmark's food police on all ice cream, candy, sugar, soft drinks and chocolate.Read more »
If you want to post an all-caps comment telling someone they're an idiot, you'd better get your trollface on soon, especially in Arizona. House Bill 2549 is awaiting the governor's signature and could, according to Gizmodo, "make naughty, angry words a Class 1 misdemeanor -- or worse.Read more »
The government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK under new legislation set to be announced soonRead more »
Last week’s historic 3 day Supreme Court debate on Obamacare made one thing abundantly clear. The Obama administration is unable to answer basic constitutional questions and does not want nor consider the fact that there are limits on what the Government is allowed to do. Whether a liberal or conservative justice asked the basic question: If Congress can do this, what can’t it do? Obama’s lawyers had no reasonable answer. Fundamentally, Obama and his administration, do not grasp liberty and freedom and the basis for the American experiment in self-rule.Read more »
Law enforcement tracking of cellphones, once the province mainly of federal agents, has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials, with hundreds of departments, large and small, often using it aggressively with little or no court oversight, documents show.Read more »
Implanting the chips on license plates would enable real-time monitoring of all vehicles by positioning tracking stations at key points throughout the state. The main interest behind the bill is to generate automated ticket for drivers whose vehicle registration, emissions or insurance certification may have lapsed for a day or twoRead more »
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