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Abuse Bowl Hoax

The Super Bowl is barely 24 hours away, and people across the country, even other parts of the world, are all gearing up for a marathon of beer, Velveeta topped Fritos, endless commercials (and, oh yeah,  probably a little head banging good ‘ole ‘Merican football, too). And many are also bracing for that annual orgy of misogynistic violence that accompanies it.
Or are they?

 

 

Domestic violence is a serious problem.…

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Added by pantagruel1 on February 5, 2011 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Confused History Teacher Calls for “Revolution”

With protests breaking out against repressive regimes throughout the Arab world, it is not surprising that people here would feel inspired. However, the activities in the Middle East are not revolutions, at least not yet. People are not calling for new forms of government or economic systems. They are simply asking for the bad guys to get out. Perhaps inspired by the Tunisians and Egyptians,…
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Added by pantagruel1 on January 30, 2011 at 10:12pm — No Comments

Few High School Biology Teachers Accurately Teach Evolution

I hate to bag on my own colleagues, but the evidence is overwhelming: most high school biology teachers either do not teach evolution or undermine their own teaching by giving nods and winks to creationist ideas. (See Most high school biology teachers don’t endorse evolution, by Valerie…

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Added by pantagruel1 on January 29, 2011 at 6:51pm — 5 Comments

Top 10 Censored Education Stories of the Decade Rachel Norton posted the following list of top ed news stories of the decade. While I would agree that these were important education stories, they ar…

Top 10 Censored Education Stories of the Decade

Rachel Norton posted the following list of top ed news stories of the decade. While I would agree that these were important education stories, they are all well known to most of the public. Yet each also has a hidden story behind it that has been ignored by the media.…
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Added by pantagruel1 on January 27, 2011 at 10:43pm — No Comments

The Fred Phelps Circus: Coming to a School Near You

The Reverend Fred Phelps sent his God Hates Fags.com circus to my school. As expected, there were only three of them, while close to fifty former students and community members counter demonstrated peacefully across the street. Where were the current students and teachers, you ask? They were cloistered in the central courtyard of our school, eating donuts provided by the administration, having a safe, litigation-proof pep rally against hate.…

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Added by pantagruel1 on January 25, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

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