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Rand Paul Votes For Discrimination In Public Schools

Amendment Number: S.Amdt. 2093 to S.Amdt. 2089 to S. 1177 (Every Child Achieves Act of 2015) Statement of Purpose: To end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools. When Rand Paul announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican

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Results, Not Rhetoric, From Rick Perry

Over the weekend, Rick Perry issued a challenge to Hillary Clinton. He tweeted that “Americans want results not rhetoric.” As Governor of Texas, Rick Perry certainly got results. – At the end of his term of Governor, Texas began to lose tens of thousands of

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Would you stroll in this colon?

My first reaction upon seeing this hands-on exhibit was digust: shouldn’t some exhibitions be hands-off?  My second reaction was a different kind of disgust: who wants to eat refreshments next to an 8-foot-high section of  bowel?  My third reaction turned to the inevitable jokes about

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America Needs Scientists…

… but not so much that it needs to encourage girls to learn about science. The notice below, urging parents to “Stimulate boys’ interest”, is from an advertisement for microscopes, telescopes, and other scientific equipment by Edmund Scientific Co. in the March 1958 issue of

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Divestment Protests Spread Around The World

The University of Maine, the University of Dayton, Stanford University, and Syracuse University are just a few among the schools that have already chosen to divest, driving down the stock price of fossil fuel companies. Watch for more to join the list.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?