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  • $431,363 Stimulus Project Concludes 'Gay Fathers' Have Less Time for Sex

    06/05/2013 2:12:47 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 24 replies
    CNS News ^ | June 5, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The 2009 stimulus law financed a $431,363 project in Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s California district to study the “psychological distress” of homosexual fathers. (AP Photo) ( – The 2009 stimulus law financed a $431,363 project in Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s California district to study the “psychological distress” of homosexual fathers. The study took three years to publish its results, and it created no jobs. The study concluded that homosexual men are likely to reduce their chances of contracting HIV after becoming fathers, because there is less time for sex. The project, entitled, “Health and HIV Among Gay Fathers,” was awarded to San...
  • Kansas Beats Kentucky: $139,000 vs. $127,000 for a Degree in Gender Studies

    04/05/2012 10:08:33 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 16 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/2/2012 | Thomas Cloud
    ( - You can spend four years earning a degree in “Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies” at the University of Kansas or a degree in "Gender and Women's Studies" at the University of Kentucky. But the degree will cost you more at Kansas if you are an out-of-state student than it will at Kentucky. At Kansas, according to the College Board, tuition plus room and board is currently $21,446 per year for an in-state student and $34,832 for an out-of-state student. At Kentucky, it's $22,142 for an in-state student and $31,754 for an out-of-state student. That works out to a...
  • AFP story on Obama daughter’s Mexico trip scrubbed from Internet

    03/20/2012 4:11:48 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/19/2012 | Staff
    An AFP report that President Barack Obama’s 13-year-old daughter, Malia, is spending spring break in Oaxaca, Mexico appears to have been completely scrubbed from the Internet news sites that first reported it. Pictures have appeared in Mexican magazine Quié allegedly showing Malia visiting Oaxaca. AFP, the French news agency, first reported around mid-day Monday that Malia Obama was vacationing in Mexico with 12 friends under the protection of 25 Secret Service agents and a number of local police officers. The International Business Times reported that “the group arrived in Oaxaca on Saturday and reportedly visited the architectural site of...
  • (Obama) Grant gives Grateful Dead archive new life online

    09/30/2009 11:08:39 AM PDT · by pissant · 52 replies · 1,108+ views
    Santa Cruz Central ^ | 9/30/09 | Austin Walsh
    SANTA CRUZ -- The Grateful Dead Archive has taken another step in its long strange trip, from the UC Santa Cruz library to its own Web site, The Virtual Terrapin Station. One of the most popular bands in rock 'n' roll history will have its legacy including photos, show tickets, toys, posters and recordings preserved online thanks to a federal grant. The Grateful Dead Archive, housed at the McHenry Library, has been awarded $615,175 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to photograph and scan collection images and upload them. The public will be able to access the online...
  • Democratic Proposal Includes Federal Stake in Car Companies

    11/12/2008 4:05:18 PM PST · by EagleUSA · 41 replies · 624+ views ^ | 11/12/2008 | EagleUSA
    WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are pushing legislation to send $25 billion in emergency loans to the beleaguered auto industry in exchange for a government ownership stake in the Big Three car companies. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., hope for quick passage of the auto bailout during a postelection session that begins Monday. Legislation being drafted by Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, would dip into the $700 billion Wall Street rescue money, approved by Congress last month, for the auto aid. President Bush is cool to that idea. But...