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Archive for April 6th, 2006

A Post in Cartoons – The Immigration “Deal”

Posted by zaphriel on April 6, 2006

This issue is not really being dealt with. We have a porous border, that means anyone can get across and live in the shadows. How many of the 11 million undocumented persons are here to do our country harm?

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This is NOT about racism (though I am sure racists support reform)
This is NOT about Mexicans (thought A.N.S.W.E.R. and the ACLU would like you to think so)
This is NOT about Immigration (we already have legal ways to immigrate into this country)
This is NOT about undocumented workers (but that is what is being addressed)
This is NOT about Amnesty (but that seems to be how we are answering it)

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This is about upholding our laws. Read the rest of this entry »

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Finally some good news…

Posted by zaphriel on April 6, 2006

On the education front.

Schools must inform students of NCLB rights

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s top education official warned Wednesday that states may lose federal money if they fail to inform parents about their children’s rights to free tutoring or to transfer out of struggling schools.

U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings told an audience the agency will investigate how well states are promoting participation in such programs, offered under the federal No Child Left Behind law.

“We want to ensure that districts are living up to their responsibilities to notify parents about their options in a timely and easy-to-understand way,” Spellings said in a speech at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York, in Queens. “And there are a number of steps we can take to enforce these provisions, including withholding federal funds.”

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Odds and Ends

Posted by zaphriel on April 6, 2006

It’s a slow news morning, so here’s a quick round-up.

The senate is making an immigration bill that’s growing ever more complicated by the day. How much Amnesty should we give?

Moussaoui’s in the fight of his life, Literally.

Colorado nabbed the “house bomb” suspect in Utah.

Rep. Cynthia McKinney is in big trouble.

and today’s my Wedding Anniversary… Man allot has happened in eight years.

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