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  • Move to Purge Houston High Schools of Poltiically Incorrect Mascots

    12/14/2013 11:57:28 AM PST · by Marcus · 22 replies
    Yahoo Voices ^ | December 13, 2013 | Mark R. Whittington
    Political correctness seems to have intruded into the Houston Independent School District concerning the use of now unacceptable mascots for school sports teams. It reflects the kerfuffle surrounding the Washington Redskins. A preliminary ruling by the Houston Independent School District's board will require at least three Houston area high schools with mascots with a relationship to Native Americans and Native American history to change them. That will mean that the Lamar High School Redskins will have to find themselves another name. The new policy, if it is passed on the second reading as many expect, may also mean that the...
  • Qaeda Group Threatens to Attack World Cup

    04/07/2010 7:08:59 PM PDT · by Cindy · 38 replies · 842+ views
    CBS NEWS.com ^ | April 7, 2009, 2:38 pm ET - Updated | Posted by Khaled Wassef
    SNIPPET: "The North African terror group al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has threatened to attack this summer's World Cup games in South Africa. "How amazing could the match United States vs. Britain be when broadcasted live on air at a stadium packed with spectators when the sound of an explosion rumbles through the stands, the whole stadium is turned upside down and the number of dead bodies are in their dozens and hundreds, Allah willing," reads a statement the group published in a recent issue of the Jihadi online magazine Mushtaqun Lel Jannah (Longing to Paradise)." SNIPPET: "In addition...