Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fordham University mumps outbreak hits only vaccinated students; school bans unvaccinated students

One of New York’s lesser-known institutions of higher learning is making headlines after 13 confirmed cases, and counting, of mumps emerged on two of its campuses, prompting school officials to impetuously ban all unvaccinated students from attending classes. But these … Continue reading

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Georgia Senate Votes to Nullify Common Core

A bill that would nullify Common Core standards passed the Georgia Senate on Tuesday. SB167 titled “The Act to Restore Educational Authority to Georgia Citizens” would enact measures to prevent the outsourcing of educational power from local communities to unaccountable federal … Continue reading

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California College Gets A $50,000 Lesson on Freedom of Speech

A California college student who was blocked last year from handing out copies of the Constitution gave his school a lesson in civics and the law, winning a $50,000 settlement and an agreement to revise its speech codes.   Robert … Continue reading

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Another “Successful Banker” Found Dead

The dismal trail of dead bankers continues. As The Journal Star reports, a successful Lincoln businessman and member of a prominent local family died last week. Former National Bank of Commerce CEO James Stuart Jr. was found dead in Scottsdale, Ariz., the morning … Continue reading

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Piers Morgan Admits Gun Control Advocacy Led to Show Being Cancelled

Decision sends clear message that Americans are rejecting networks acting as state media mouthpieces After his show was axed by CNN, television host Piers Morgan admitted that his relentless advocacy for gun control was the primary factor behind plunging ratings … Continue reading

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Fordham University mumps outbreak jumps campuses

The outbreak of the mumps at Fordham University has spread from one campus to another. There are now 13 reported cases, 12 at the Rose Hill campus in the Bronx and one at the Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan. The … Continue reading

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Detroit files bankruptcy exit plan with court

DETROIT — Michigan’s largest city filed a comprehensive plan Friday in federal court on how it will shed billions of dollars of debt and restructure city government as it goes through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. The plan … Continue reading

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The FCC Wades Into the Newsroom

News organizations often disagree about what Americans need to know. MSNBC, for example, apparently believes that traffic in Fort Lee, N.J., is the crisis of our time. Fox News, on the other hand, chooses to cover the September 2012 attacks … Continue reading

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Missouri Senate Votes to Nullify Federal Gun Control 23-10

A Missouri bill which seeks to nullify virtually every federal gun control measure on the books, “whether past, present or future,” passed the Senate Thursday. SB613 would ban the state from enforcing virtually all federal gun control measures, and includes … Continue reading

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Priceless and Brief

  In a bid to stem taxpayer losses for bad loans guaranteed by federal housing agencies Fanny Mae and Freddy Mac, Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) proposed that borrowers be required to make a 5% down payment in order to qualify … Continue reading

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