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IRS Admits to Targeting Conservative Groups During 2012 Election, Apologizes
More at link
The U.S. Department of Education is forecast to generate $127 billion in profit over the next decade from lending to college students and their families, according to the Congressional...
And there really isn't much TX can do to stop it.
No Forgery Evidence Seen in "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" Papyrus
Scientists find no evidence of fakery in an ancient papyrus scrap saying that Jesus had a wife.
So it looks as if Obammy is on the warpath today stirring up the feminist on equal pay for equal work. Call me crazy but, I just don't buy the myth that women are paid less in a given role in industry. HR departments are usually heavily staffed with women and I find it hard to believe they would...
Though I do support medicinal MJ if it is STRICTLY managed. In other words, 'I stubbed my toe so I need a Rx MJ card...waaaaaa!' doesn't fly. I limit it to chronic, provable illnesses. ...
I was talking with a teacher today, and she had some odd things to say. What do you know?
S & P 500 up 30% in 2013. America rocks!!!!
Were you fully invested in the markets? ... or are you patiently sitting on the sidelines waiting for a big correction?
University calls the amount of white people on campus a ‘failure,’ asks for ideas on how to have fewer
A school-wide questionnaire at Western Washington University (WWU) asked the community “How do we make sure that in future years ‘we are not as white as we are today?’”
'Speak' author: 'We as adults struggle to talk to kids honestly about sex'
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN
updated 8:46 AM EDT, Sat April 12, 2014
(CNN) -- During 15 years of talking to high school students about sex and bullying, Laurie Halse Anderson has continued to get the same questions from...
192k jobs created....12 month avg of 184k...prior 12 month avg of 170k and 195k the 12 months prior to that....
Stocks should love the news since stimulus is still required....
Participation rate has actually increased to 63.2%...up from the low of 62.8% in Oct...
Vehicle sales had a...
Who is Sylvia Mathews
Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as secretary of Health and Human Services, Bloomberg News and The...
Why because sometimes stuff doesn't need a whole thread such as
Rick Perry is not running in 2014 making it the first open race for Governor of Texas since 1990
I might be OK with this
Alaska is doing it wrong.
Alaska is going rogue on climate change.
Defiant as ever, the state that gave rise to Sarah Palin is bucking the mainstream yet again: While global temperatures surge hotter and...
How have you changed (if at all) over the past 10-15-20 years politically?
What were some of the catalysts to get you to evolve your positions?
I would really love to this pass and watch the federal govt go ape shit trying to stop it.
A new poll shows Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, with majority support among likely voters...
I would love to hear the left try and defend this piece of human waste.
Surprisingly I didn't see a thread on this.
Good lord Hank....hispanics are thriving in baseball. The brothers just don't like baseball.
Once upon a time, being a communist was considered a bad thing.
Could be interesting
Six Americans are tasked by a frontier medical examiner with retracing the footsteps of three dead migrants — three of the nearly 6,000 illegal immigrants who perished in the desert in the last 15 years while crossing from Mexico. Gathered at the morgue, the participants...
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