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  • Florida teacher's requests that 5th grade students use gender-neutral pronouns

    09/21/2017 7:08:12 AM PDT · by ZagFan · 75 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9-21-2017 | Harvey Day
    A Florida teacher's request for students to use gender-neutral pronouns has left parents divided in opinion. Math and science teacher Chloe Bressack, who teaches at Canopy Oaks Elementary in Tallahassee, Florida, sent the letter home to the 5th grade class at the beginning of the year.
  • Pitching jihad to America, North Carolina blogger is an Internet foot soldier for violent Islamists

    10/15/2007 1:04:59 PM PDT · by mykdsmom · 15 replies · 311+ views
    News & Observer ^ | October 15, 2007 | Michael Moss and Souad Mekhennet, The New York Times
    When Osama bin Laden issued his videotaped message to the American people last month, a young jihad enthusiast went online to help spread the word."America needs to listen to Shaykh Usaamah very carefully and take his message with great seriousness," he wrote on his blog. "America is known to be a people of arrogance." Unlike bin Laden, the blogger was not operating from a remote location. It turns out he is a 21-year-old American named Samir Khan who produces his blog from his parents' home in North Carolina, where he serves as a kind of Western relay station for the...
  • Mayor Won't Give Dead Marine's Money Back

    04/28/2006 5:42:49 PM PDT · by george76 · 141 replies · 5,420+ views
    TheDenverChannel ^ | April 28, 2006 | John Ferrugia
    The mother of a U.S. Marine was grieving for her dead son when she found that his savings account had been claimed by the director of the funeral home. It was money that he had no right to and despite a court ruling, the funeral director refused to pay. What's even more puzzling is that he's not just any debtor, he's the mayor of the small town and a member of a City Council that has financial responsibility for the city's budget. 7NEWS also found that he has other debts as well, something his constituents may want to know. Jason...
  • US 'will have to face military draft dilemma'

    06/13/2005 10:19:29 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 936 replies · 7,786+ views
    Singapore Today ^ | June 13 05 | Singapore Today
    The United States will "have to face" a painful dilemma on restoring the military draft as rising casualties result in persistent shortfalls in US army recruitment, a top US senator warned yesterday. . Senator Joseph Biden, the top Democrat of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, made the prediction after new data released by the Pentagon showed the US Army (picture) failing to meet its recruitment targets for four straight months. "We're going to have to face that question," Mr Biden said on an NBC television show when asked if it was realistic to expect restoration of the draft. . "The...