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State Official Pressured To Resign After Calling Welfare Recipients 'Lazy Pigs'

Arizona state schools Superintendent John Huppenthal (R) is facing mounting pressure to resign from his post after he admitted to authoring numerous incendiary posts across several political blogs starting in late 2010. Last week, Huppenthal ackno...


Why there’s no homework in Finland…

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Bob Dole Hospitalized, Described As 'Infirm,' 'Sick' By Harry Reid

Alabama State Capitol (Montgomery, Ala.) I've been here a number of times for heritage rallies and such. Love it! Got to go to Dreamland BBQ whenever I'm there. Best ribs I've ever had.


When Education Is More Important Than Anything Else

Aula na Palestina ocupada. Um povo que nos dá provas seguidas de resistência, dignidade e determinação. Nothing can discourage our determination 2 learn! #Gaza #Palestine @Forza_Pal @latinopalestino @trensabby @EMPRESS_I


Brazil Says It Spied on U.S. and Others Inside Its Borders

The government said its top intelligence agency had spied on diplomatic targets from countries including the United States, putting officials on the defensive.

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Alarming Consequences Of The California Drought You May Not Have Expected

What happens when America’s most populous state runs low on its most precious resource for the fourth year in a row? A lack of rainfall doesn’t just result in problems for farmers, the food industry and people with sprawling lawns. It can...

Dear God, we take so much for granted - I repinned this to my board to remind me of all that I have as I continuously post all of my wants I so rarely stop and think of others needs. I ask Lord that you stop me and break my heart as it states above "Let my heart be broken by the things that break your heart God". In your precious son's name, Amen


Wish You a Gun-Free Christmas

At 43, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida has already written an autobiography. And we’ve read it so you won’t have to.

from Mail Online

Homeless mother who sent six-year-old son to better school in the wrong town jailed for five years

A mother who pleaded guilty to fraudulently enrolling her six-year-old son in the wrong school district has been sentenced to five years in prison. Tonya McDowell sent her son to an elementary school in Norwalk, Connecticut, instead of her home city of Bridgeport. The 34-year-old, who was homeless when she was charged with felony larceny last year, said she wanted the best education possible for the boy. 5 YEARS. ARE YOU FREAKIN' KIDDING ME. Outrage!

A Muslim cleric has condemned to death Amina Tyler, a young 19 year old Tunisian who published a picture of herself topless on her Facebook account with the phrase: “My body belongs to me, and is not the source of anyone’s honor.” She is a member of the group Femen, a feminist movement emerged in Ukraine in 2008 performing their topless protests to draw attention. The unusual protest sparked rejection from her own family, considered it as “insulting the modesty of a woman” and Islam.