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  • Defend the American Use New Media: Redefine citizens’ role in public policy

    07/16/2008 3:48:10 PM PDT · by lqcincinnatus · 2 replies · 124+ views
    RightOnLine.Com ^ | July 16, 2008 | Americans for Prosperity
    For years, the left have been building a superior online political infrastructure, cultivating a powerful online community of activists, dominating the blogosphere, and leaving conservatives at a severe disadvantage in a web 2.0 world. For conservatives tired of being left behind, we invite you to RightOnline. Join leading conservative bloggers and new media experts, America’s foremost experts in grassroots mobilization, representatives from influential conservative organizations, and hundreds of citizen activists this July 18th and 19th in Austin, Texas. RightOnline will serve as a meeting place for the free enterprise movement, focusing on how we can more effectively leverage the power...
  • Educating Juveniles Key to Future Security in Iraq

    12/15/2007 2:21:22 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 115+ views
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2007 – Terrorists in Iraq are preying on the country’s juveniles, a top Army commander there said today. “Terrorists will continue to prey on juveniles unless these kids are given messages that outweigh the messages of the insurgents,” Army Brig. Gen. Michael R. Nevin, commander of 177th Military Police Brigade, said in a call with online journalists and “bloggers.” More than 900 juveniles are in coalition custody in Iraq. Ninety percent of these detainees are 15, 16 or 17, and were detained as security detainees, meaning they posed an “imperative” security risk to the government in Iraq...
  • America's Smallest School

    11/08/2007 11:10:47 AM PST · by bs9021 · 7 replies · 65+ views
    Campus Report ^ | November 8, 2007 | Heyecan Veziroglu
    America’s Smallest School by: Heyecan Veziroglu, November 08, 2007 America’s Smallest Schools, a new study shows that there is a relationship between parental involvement and children’s school success but policy analysts are using the results as a call for increased federal funding of education. “We need a revolution in this nation,” said Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League. “If we are serious about raising achievement levels, we need to focus on the starting line as much as we do with the finishing line,” Kurt Landgraf, President of the Education Testing Service said. “Poor and minority families struggle with...
  • Taliban Execute Teacher In Front Of His Pupils For Educating Girls

    12/16/2005 5:55:11 PM PST · by blam · 65 replies · 3,541+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-17-2005 | Tom Coghlan
    Taliban execute teacher in front of his pupils for educating girls By Tom Coghlan in Kabul (Filed: 17/12/2005) Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan have executed a school teacher in front of his pupils for refusing to comply with warnings to stop educating girls. The attack took place on Thursday at a secondary school in Nadi Ali district, Helmand province, the scene of many Taliban attacks in recent months, according to the police, who learned of the incident yesterday. About 4,000 British troops will be deployed to the province in April to combat an increasingly confident insurgency. Pupils at the school...