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Teachers’ Union Attacks as 2014 Texas Textbook Wars Begin

Texas_textbooks397 During 2014, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) will be monitoring reviews of publisher-submitted textbooks for use in public school social studies classrooms across the state. Current textbooks in use were approved back in 2002, during a contentious review and approval cycle. Then in 2009-2010, new social studies standards were adopted by the SBOE […]

The Obama Administration is Deliberately Targeting Veterans

obamas-finger The deliberate targeting of Veterans rights and benefits by the current administration must end. There is only one way to do so...DO NOT RE-ELECT these backstabbing, lying miscreants. Step back for a moment...think about all the things that have been stripped off or reduced for Veterans under this President: Post 9/11 GI Bill... (Very quietly)...break […]

Trans Pacific Partnership is Not Good for Liberty

SLC_NAFTAonSteroids Noam Chomsky recently told the Huffington Post that the Trans Pacific Partnership (or TPP) is a "neoliberal assault" to further corporate domination.  While most of the author/activist's basic assertions and concerns are correct, his focus on the corporate world is one aspect of this dangerous treaty.  It's not simply corporate power which would increase and become more […]