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What message are our legislators sending to voters, when they publicly admit they haven't done their job? How many bills are passed each year that policymakers haven't even bothered to read? This is disgraceful. This is called dereliction of duties and we must demand a stop to this practice.

      
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World Net Daily (NJ)

December 16, 2005

A parent is challenging a New Jersey school district's ban on Christmas music with a lawsuit that has reached a federal appeals court.

Michael Stratechuk, who has two children enrolled in the South Orange-Maplewood School District, filed a brief yesterday in the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, asserting the school district's ban on religious music conveys the impermissible, government-sponsored message of disapproval of and hostility toward religion in violation of the First Amendment's Establishment Clause.

Black Box Voting Forums

by Jim March

December 13, 2005

Due to contractual non-performance and security design issues, Leon County (Florida) supervisor of elections Ion Sancho told Black Box Voting that he will never again use Diebold in an election.

He has requested funds to replace the Diebold system from the county. He will issue a formal announcement to this effect shortly. Finnish security expert Harri Hursti proved that Diebold lied to Secretaries of State across the nation when Diebold claimed votes could not be changed on the memory card.

Opinion Journal - The Wall Street Journal

by Shikha Dalmia and Lisa Snell

December 11, 2005

LOS ANGELES -- Celebrities with a social conscience are a growing breed in Hollywood. But it would be nice if they'd stick to whales and landmines and leave our children alone.

Unfortunately, California parents have no such luck. Movie director turned child advocate Rob Reiner--best known for playing the role of "Meathead" on "All in the Family"--recently acquired a million signatures to put his Preschool for All initiative on the California ballot next June, his second attempt to launch a "universal" preschool program. The initiative would impose a 1.7% income tax on couples making over $800,000 a year ($400,000 for individuals) to offer three hours of free preschool for all the state's 4-year-olds.

News With Views

by Tom DeWeese

December 10, 2005

Your elected representatives in Congress deny that this nation has a mandatory federal education curriculum. Congress hides the fact behind the historic arrangement of state and local control of schools.

The federal government denies that there is a federal curriculum that teaches world government over national sovereignty. Your Representatives in Congress are in the dark and the federal government is lying. The fact is, the building blocks of world government are being taught in a number of ways. There are several specific programs in today’s education curriculum designed to promote global government.

The Rant - Capitol Hill Blue

by Doug Thompson

December 9, 2005

Last month, Republican Congressional leaders filed into the Oval Office to meet with President George W. Bush and talk about renewing the controversial USA Patriot Act.

GOP leaders told Bush that his hardcore push to renew the more onerous provisions of the act could further alienate conservatives still mad at the President from his botched attempt to nominate White House Counsel Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court.

The New York Times

by Linda Greenhouse

December 7, 2005

The justices appeared strongly inclined to uphold a law that withholds federal grants from schools that do not allow recruiters.

The military wants access to law schools on the same basis as other potential employers seeking to recruit students, although openly gay law students, of course, need not apply. The law schools insist that only those employers who pledge not to discriminate, against gay men and lesbians or anyone else, are welcome.

The Raw Story

by Miriam Raftery

December 6, 2005

In an exclusive interview with Raw, a whistleblower from electronic voting heavyweight Diebold Election Systems Inc. raised grave concerns about the company's electronic voting technology and of electronic voting in general.

"Shortly before the election, ten days to two weeks, we were told that the date in the machine was malfunctioning," the source recalled. "So we were told 'Apply this patch in a big rush.'" Later, the Diebold insider learned that the patches were never certified by the state of Georgia, as required by law.

The Sydney Morning Herald

by Reuters

November 29, 2005

Global cybercrime generated a higher turnover than drug trafficking in 2004 and is set to grow even further with the wider use of technology in developing countries, a top expert said on Monday.

No country is immune from cybercrime, which includes corporate espionage, child pornography, stock manipulation, extortion and piracy, said Valerie McNiven, who advises the US Treasury on cybercrime. "Last year was the first year that proceeds from cybercrime were greater than proceeds from the sale of illegal drugs, and that was, I believe, over $US105 billion [$A143 billion]," McNiven told Reuters.

Uruknet (Iraq)

by Camille T. Taiara

November 6, 2005

Just four days before the 2004 presidential election, a prestigious British medical journal published the results of a rigorous study by Dr. Les Roberts, a widely respected researcher.

Roberts concluded that close to 100,000 people had died in the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Most were noncombatant civilians. Many were children. But that news didn't make the front pages of the major newspapers. It wasn't on the network news. That's just one of the big stories the mainstream news media ignored, blacked out, or underreported over the past year.

World Net Daily (CA)

November 3, 2005

Abortion-rights activists are fiercely opposing a measure put before Californians next week on whether parents should be notified before a minor has an abortion.

A backer of the measure, Yes on 73, argues for its passage by pointing to a well-documented survey by Texas-based Life Dynamics revealing virtually all Planned Parenthood affiliates fail to report clear cases of statutory rape to authorities. Proposition 73, dubbed "The Parents' Right to Know and Child Protection Initiative," would amend the state constitution to require physicians to notify a parent or guardian 48 hours before performing an abortion on a minor.

      
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