Archive for May 14th, 2007

6th Graders Subjected to School-Led Gunman Attack

World Magazine reports a school in Tennessee staged a fake gun attack drill…but told these 6th graders it was real. “The children were in that room in the dark, begging for their lives, because they thought there was someone with a gun after them,” said Brandy Cole, whose son went on the trip. And then […]

Homeschooling and Socialization

The Lawrence Journal-World & News from Kansas featured an article yesterday on how homeschool socialization is not the problem some make it out to be. The article examines some of the negative socialization that homeschool children can “miss out on”: They missed being bullied,” she says. “They missed being told they can’t learn beyond what […]

Global Warming: Indoctrinating Children

Global warming apostle Laurie David wants to indoctrinate children in the religion of global warming. From Yahoo News: That’s why we wrote our book, The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming. It’s for girls like you and yes, boys, too. The more people who understand global warming, the better chance we have at bringing about change […]

Obama’s Bad World View

According to MSNBC, Barak Obama said in Kansas City this weekend: “The day that this president steps down, the entire world will breath a sigh of relief,” said attacking President Bush. He obviously became confused and disoriented at the podium. What he should have said was, “The day that this president steps down, the entire […]

Health Care: How to Make it Worse

Sibby has an insightful post on the latest from the Zaniya Project as reported by the Argus Leader. It specifically looks at Indian health care. What I find interesting is how these bureaucrats and politicians can be standing right in the room with the elephant, yet fail to see that it’s even there. Native Americans […]

Blog Comments Policy

Elais left a comment last night that I rejected because it contained profanity. Just so you know, I won’t reject your comments just because you’re wrong, but I will if you use foul language. If you want to get your comments posted and profanity is normally a part of your public discourse, you’ll have to […]

Poll Results:Nicolas Sarkozy

How will the election of French conservative Nicolas Sarkozy affect Europe’s relations with the U.S.? Final results: Other nations will be more agreeable without socialist agitation from France – 15.38%Nations working against the U.S. will continue to do so – 84.62% I guess I’d have to agree with those results. Some people didn’t like the […]

Access to Essential Services, or Just Do-Gooders?

BY CINDY FLAKOLLCONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA – SD Twenty-five years ago when I worked in a Midwestern hospital, I recall the welfare-recipient mothers of children with mere colds flocking to the local pediatrician who was willing to admit their children to the hospital for an occasional weekend—simply because the mothers said they “needed a break.” […]

1/2 Hour News Hour is Back

The 1/2 Hour News Hour is back on Fox News on Sunday nights. I believe they have 13 episodes planned at this point. Enjoyed the brief quip tonight about the terrorist plot against Fort Dix. They reported that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan was to call for the immediate withdrawal of all troops from […]