What were they drinking?

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After Virginia Tech, when I said I needed to teach H.o.p. how to duck and run, I certainly didn’t have anything like this in mind. Via Raw Story… Faculty fakes gunman attack on crying 6th graders RAW STORY Published: Monday May 14, 2007 A teacher and assistant principal at a Tennessee elementary school staged a fake gun attack on frightened …

Why can I never remember Karl Rove’s face?

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I never can remember Karl Rove’s face. Rumsfeld is easy. When I think Rumsfeld I think Wes Craven’s “Hellraiser”. Rumsfeld has always, always been “Hellraiser” to me. But Rove? Nothing. A suit with a zero for a head. Continuing. My son can draw like crazy. This is not one of his drawings-drawings. This is my son doing a quick deliberation …

Ask Sally, Dick or Jane the value of their privacy and what personal boundaries mean

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Talkleft posts a story on inmates, who were stripped and left naked, some for days, winning a lawsuit against the Saginaw County Jail in Michigan. One was 36 year-old Linda Rose who, arrested for drunk driving, was stripped and left to crouch before a surveillance camera for several hours in a jail cell. The lawsuit involved 21 plaintiffs who received …

We recognize Margaret Spellings is a sensitive issue and we wanted to make sure that parents had an opportunity to introduce this subject to their children in their own time

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Settle down to watch “George Shrinks” on WPBA with H.o.p. and there it is, a brand new commercial, swear it is (though I could be wrong) which gets down to business with big white script on the screen informing 84% of you see Public Broadcasting as a Safe Haven for your child. They may as well have substituted with footage …