Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Not-So-Idyllic Marriage

So, Fatah and Hamas are reconciled and will form a joint government to run the Palestinian Authority. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/27/us-palestinians-reconciliation-idUSTRE73Q50820110427?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews U.S. lawmakers are not pleased to see a terrorist organization (Hamas) joining the PA government the U.S. has been funneling money to … Continue reading

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“Medically Ready”

Since I’ve written about her in the past, I feel compelled to note that Representative Gabrielle Giffords has flown from Houston, where she is in hospital, to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to attend the Friday launch of the … Continue reading

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ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL

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While it’s been kind of fun – and definitely riveting – to watch the game of chicken going on in Washington over the budget, there was also something sickening about the spectacle of all the political chest-thumping as we inched … Continue reading

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The Next Great Equalizer

By Jack Simony So, New York City is planning to spend more than $500 million next year to upgrade classroom technology – even as the schools are facing $1.3 billion in budget cuts over the next three years, which may … Continue reading

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An Idiot With Innocent Blood On His Hands

By Jack Simony By Jack Simony “We’re not big debaters. We’re not very well-educated,” Luke Jones said. “We’re just simple people trying to do the right thing.” http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/florida-pastor-terry-joness-koran-burning-has-far-reaching-effect/2011/04/02/AFpiFoQC_story.html?hpid=z2 You may be wondering just who this simple, uneducated Luke Jones might … Continue reading

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