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Urge Daines to vote 'no' on DeVos2017-02-01 14:31:51
Urge Daines to vote 'no' on DeVos Jan 27, 2017 13
I have spent my adult life advocating for public education and am the proud mother of two children who are products of Montana’s public schools. Unfortunately, many of the divisions unraveling on the national stage are being thrust into our communities and our schools.
Despite pledges to “drain the swamp” and fight corruption, President...
Education Tester right to oppose Devos2017-02-01 14:31:57
Tester right to oppose Devos Jan 27, 2017
I am writing regarding Sen. Jon Tester's opposition of the nomination of Betsy DeVos to serve as our next eecretary of education. I fully support his decision, based off of her track record regarding charter schools and privatizing public schools in Michigan, resulting in some of the worst charter schools in the nation. Betsy DeVos is a threat to...
Arsenal There are 30 articles in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the U.N. in 1948. How many did Trump violate in his first week?2017-02-01 14:31:59
Violated 13/30, soon to be violated: 9/30
Soon to be violated.
Soon to be violated.
Almost. Will probably be violated soon.
Almost. Probably soon.
Unclear as of now, but likely as part...
Arsenal Trump goes swamp fishing2017-02-01 14:32:03
Letter to Editor Kenneth Juster, a partner and managing director of Wall Street's Warburg Pincus, has been named deputy assistant to the president for international economic affairs. He has resigned as a boardmember of San Diego's troubled Bridgepoint Education. Warburg Pincus was the original backer of Bridgepoint and owns 59.8 percent of its stock. Juster has also resigned from Warburg...
Entertainment LaDuke: 1 percenters dominate Trump Cabinet2017-02-01 14:32:04
LaDuke: 1 percenters dominate Trump Cabinet By Winona LaDuke Today at 1:41 p.m.
Cronyism, the unfair practice by a powerful person (such as a politician)... is the practice of partiality in awarding jobs and other advantages to friends or trusted colleagues, especially in politics and between politicians and supportive organizations.
For instance, this includes appointing cronies to positions...
Guest opinion: Devos will bring fresh perspective to education2017-02-01 14:31:57
Guest opinion: Devos will bring fresh perspective to education JEFF LASZLOFFY Jan 28, 2017
The presidential election was fraught with heightened emotions, personal attacks and vitriol that reached new lows. Individuals and groups on both sides of the aisle fought tooth-and-nail for their candidate, at times losing sight of what actually matters. At the end of the day, we all...
Arsenal Teachers, parents, kids protest DeVos education nomination ahead of Senate vote2017-02-01 14:31:57
A crowd of teachers, parents and children gathered near the U.S. Capitol on Sunday to protest Betsy DeVos’s nomination to be education secretary, calling the Michigan billionaire a threat to public education and urging the Senate to reject her.
Using drums and noisemakers, the group of protesters chanted “Toss DeVos!” “Betsy is a threat-sy” and “A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Betsy DeVos is...
Arsenal The Biggest Ethnic Group In Collin Peterson's District Is Germans. Do They Know What "Dreck" Means? | Opinion - Liberal2017-02-01 14:32:02
(Before It's News) Collin Peterson– not a real Democrat, a Dreck Democrat
The other day, I mentioned on twitter that 3 House Democrats – all extremely reactionary, odious Blue Dogs– had voted with the Republicans to make it more difficult for women to exercise their constitutional right to Choice: Henry Cuellar (TX), Dan Lipinski (IL) and Collin Peterson (MN). Several “I'm Pro-Choice...
Education Sir Mo Farah: ‘Queen made me a knight, Donald Trump made me an alien’2017-02-01 14:32:03
Exactly. Divide and rule.
It's easier to call these things distractions when they don't affect you directly, if you don't have a child in public school(particularly a special needs child), Betsy Devos is a distraction from "the real issue", If you aren't a green card holder(or dual citizen) affected by this EO, it is a distraction from "the real issues", but for millions of Americans these...
Arsenal Fellow Calvin College alumni show support for Betsy DeVos | WOODTV.com2017-02-01 14:32:06
Fellow Calvin College alumni show support for Betsy DeVos 24 Hour News 8 web staff Published: January 29, 2017, 3:45 am Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Calvin College alum and Betsy DeVos supporter Bill Boer (Jan. 28, 2017)
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — While many are voicing concerns over the appointment of Betsy DeVos as education secretary, others from her alma mater are...