Archive for December, 2010

JCCC again violates student code of conduct, due process, says former nursing student’s lawyer – Student expelled because of placenta photo

Friday, December 31st, 2010

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Pitch – Facebook photo op with placenta gets nursing student booted from Johnson County Community College

Friday, December 31st, 2010

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“Peace activist” – Washington Post Writer Who Opposes ROTC On College Campuses Would Have Supported The Appeasement Of Hitler In WWII

Friday, December 31st, 2010

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Op-ed, Jack Cashill – Why the Golden Globes Snubbed “True Grit”

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

By Jack Cashill.  Published with permission.December 30, 2010

Each year the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) nominates ten films in its Golden Globe competition for best motion picture, five in the drama category, five in the musical or comedy category.

This year, the HFPA chose not to nominate a film that was more powerful than any of the dramas selected and funnier than any of the comedies, the Coen brothers’ “True Grit.” (more…)

Op-Ed cartoon, Tom McMahon’s 4-Block World: “For Me and For Thee” on President Obama’s school choice for his children

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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Roll Call – Florida Republicans Want Jeb Bush to Challenge Nelson

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Bush leads a hypothetical matchup, 49 percent to Nelson’s 44 percent. Among the more likely candidates, Nelson leads Mack 44 percent to 36 percent, LeMieux 47 to 36 percent, Haridopolos 44 percent to 32 percent and Hasner 46 percent to 30 percent.

Wired – Farm Animals Get 80 Percent of Antibiotics Sold in U.S.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Most of the drugs used in animal agriculture and in human medicine are functionally identical. That’s one reason why the overuse of antibiotics in animals is such a concern: When organisms become resistant on the farm to drugs used on livestock, they are becoming resistant to the exact same drugs used in humans.

CNS News – 111th Congress Added More Debt Than First 100 Congresses Combined: $10,429 Per Person in U.S.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

The total national debt of $13,858,529,371,601.09 (or $13.859 trillion), as recorded by the U.S. Treasury at the close of business on Dec. 22, now equals $44,886.57 for every man, woman and child in the United States.

Washington Examiner – More than half of all Prince George’s, DC families headed by single parents

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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UK Daily Mail – Elton John and David Furnish welcome baby Zachary with help of a surrogate mother

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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WSJ – More than 25% of Kids and Teens in the U.S. Take Prescriptions on a Regular Basis

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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German airport CEO wants passengers profiled

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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Video, Chris Matthews: Why Doesn’t Obama Just Release The Birth Certificate?

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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CNN – Ex-Shell president sees $5 gas in 2012

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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I-35 reopens after multiple wrecks near I-435 in Kansas

Monday, December 27th, 2010

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Salina – Heritage Commission votes to raze school

Monday, December 27th, 2010

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Greater Kansas City Chamber, Civic Council support Hermann in mayoral race Read more: Greater Kansas City Chamber, Civic Council support Hermann in mayoral race – Kansas City Business Journal

Monday, December 27th, 2010

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St. Louis – One man’s fight against eminent domain

Monday, December 27th, 2010

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KC Star – Freedom Inc. backs Jim Rowland in crowded KC mayor race

Monday, December 27th, 2010

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Jim Sullinger – Reception scheduled for outgoing JoCo commissioners

Monday, December 27th, 2010

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