opinions
Failures in Math and Science Education Beginning to Add Up
Americans could use a crash course in math. According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math are vacant for more than twice as long as non...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Why are police becoming more like soldiers?
Militarisation of the police is a developing phenomenon, spreading into nominally democratic societies as the bonds of popular consent to the status quo weaken. Read more: Why are police becoming m...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Conservative Senate Candidates Outperformed Expectations In 2014
The media has constantly proclaimed that “The Tea Party is dead” due to the fact that no clear cut constitutional conservative won a Republican Senate primary this year. Read more: Conservative Sen...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Georgia Republicans Have Citizen Arrested for Videotaping Them at Public Event
Nydia Tisdale  is a citizen journalist in Georgia. She does not get paid for her work, but instead sees it as a civic duty to record politicians and the political process, and then upload those vid...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Convention of States needed
Our federal government wants us to believe that their purpose is to provide for our needs. They do this because it serves their purpose—the aggregation of federal power.  Over the years, the federa...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
BATTLEGROUND TEXAS: STATEMENT ON TEXAS VOTER ID TRIAL
No Matter the Trial Outcome, it’s the Tens of Thousands of Volunteers On the Ground That Will Make a Difference This November CORPUS CHRISTI – Battleground Texas Executive Director Jenn Brown issue...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Driving Across America With Daddy
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
When I think back to the family trips we took during my childhood, I am amazed that my Daddy was able to drive that much, in that heat, with no air conditioning, with his wife and a car full of kid...
I'm Ready for Football
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
I love football season - even though I don’t know very much about it. There is just something about the mood of the nation when football season starts. I will never forget going to an OSU game, or ...
Greasing the Path to Military Intervention
by EMILY SCHWARTZ GRECO and WILLIAM A. COLLINS
Sep 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Greasing the Path to Military Intervention As the Kurds have learned, oil can instantly heal longstanding rifts. By  Emily Schwartz Greco  and  William A. Collins What explains the never-ending jus...
You're hired! But you don't get any hours
by ELIZAVETA, Daily Kos
Sep 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
My young adult daughter applied for a couple of part-time jobs recently--one with a national bookstore chain, the other with a department store photo studio. In both cases she was told, if hired, s...
Special Report: Big Phone and Cable Companies Are Losing Your Calls to Rural America
Sep 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Big cable and telephone companies have opened a new digital divide by losing your long distance calls to rural America to save a buck. Read more: Special Report: Big Phone and Cable Companies Are L...
Now you're talking
by TOM SULLIVAN
Sep 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Now you're talking by Tom Sullivan "Folks, they want to destroy public education," the state Senate minority leader told a room full of supporters last year. He said it as though he had just figure...
national news

Facebook Find: Should a 9-Year-Old Handle an Uzi?PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.


2014-09-02 18:33:31 -0500

This undated photo provided by Sally J. Irwin shows Jimi Jamison in Chicago. Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63. (AP Photo/Sally J. Irwin)NEW YORK (AP) — Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63.


2014-09-02 18:33:21 -0500