Contracts between local governments and for-profit private prison complexes often include provisions for “lockup quotas” and “low crime taxes,” according to a new report from In The Public Interest. The reports states: “These contract clauses incentivize keeping prison beds filled.”
Since I’ve upgraded to the new Samsung Galaxy S4, I have never understood why anyone would want an iPhone, but that is beside the point. Here is a very urgent warning about why you should not buy the iPhone 5S or even upgrade to iOS 7.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) took to the small screen over the weekend to bolster President Barack Obama’s argument that Congress must raise the Federal debt limit, telling a CNN host that government has already slashed as much pork from its $4 trillion annual budget as is humanly possible.
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While the IRS has been busy bogging down conservative nonprofit groups with no connections to violent terrorist ideologies, it’s been tacitly green-lighting the nonprofit status of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which for years has been hiding the identities of major Middle Eastern donors with ties to terror organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood. According […]
A Democratic strategist said in a recent MSNBC interview that guns rights activists are wrong in claiming that if more people were carrying guns, mass shooters would be stopped more quickly. Strategist Steven McMahon said, contrary to the National Rifle Associations’ assertion that the Washington Navy Yard shooting site wasn’t sufficiently secured, that there were […]
One unique aspect of my homeschool curriculum is that students can start and manage their own online business. Students will be responsible for deciding what products or services to offer, getting the business up and running, and marketing the business’s products. Students and their families will get to keep the profits made from the business. […]
Speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual gala dinner over the weekend, President Barack Obama demonized Republicans and vowed to “keep marching” on issues such as gun control. The President paid much lip service to the “extreme faction” of Republican lawmakers who are unwilling to negotiate over the Affordable Care Act. “This is an […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
A Wisconsin public school teacher alleged on a recent post to her blog that her 5-, 6- and 7-year-old students are a group of promising future political cartoonists. Oh yeah, and they all hate anti-union Governor Scott Walker — but the teacher has no idea where that came from.