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A Republican student group at the University of California at Berkeley has been condemned as racist for planning to hold an affirmative action-themed bake sale in response to a California Senate bill that will require the college to consider the race, gender and background of students before admission.
According to the Los Angeles Times, law enforcement officials in California are searching for a Cal State San Bernardino professor who allegedly led a double life as a drug peddler and motorcycle gang leader.
Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) has called for a “regulatory time out” to keep the Federal government from continuing to kill American jobs through regulation stranglehold.
The Federal government pays millions of dollars per year to dead people, including deceased retired workers.
America is a warfare/welfare state. In fiscal year 2010, the Federal government spent $3.5 trillion. Warfare and welfare made up the vast bulk of the spending. In fact, 75 percent of the total United States budget goes to making war or paying people to do nothing.
President Barack Obama announced Friday that States could apply for waivers on the provision of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) that requires school proficiency in math and reading by 2014. According to Obama’s plan, for the States to receive a waiver, they must adopt education policy changes the Administration deems necessary.
The Administration of Barack Obama has ordered the creation of a government-wide “do not pay” database in light of reports that the Federal government makes more than $120 million in payments each year to people who are dead. Over the past five years, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has made between $100 million and $150 million in payments to the annuities of dead Federal employees.
Beyond Texas Governor Rick Perry’s stumbles when he tried to pin the image of a flip-flopper on Mitt Romney and called into the question the motives of anyone who opposes subsidies for illegal aliens, Thursday’s GOP Presidential debate did little to shake up the field of candidates seeking the Republican nomination.