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[28 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO–Add to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s costly problems with his still unreformed police department and a school system now with its fourth CEO in  seven years, the Office of the Corporation Counsel–his law department–has been riddled with a series of unethical and boneheaded actions that make you wonder how some of its lawyers got out of school.  (If, that is, all their misdeeds were unintentional.)
    Recently they had to withdraw a cruel suit against the estate of a mentally disturbed teen killed by a policeman in a questionable shooting that also took the life …

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[28 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

Eag News reports on a true modern hero: teacher Aaron Benner.

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[28 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

“The Office” actress apologizes after tweeting misleading info about GOP tax bill https://t.co/sUxVddNVdu pic.twitter.com/W1C3N10uQB

— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) December 28, 2017

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[28 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

Cataract patients going blind due to the 6 MONTH wait Out of 154 NHS authorities, 87 reported an increase in waiting times over the last three years, according to official figures released today. Campaigners blamed the ageing population. ht…

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[28 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

Hey! Remember that 26 year-old woman who was nearly stabbed to death in Minneapolis before Xmas? NO news outlet would provide a description of the suspect? Member?

Turns out: HE’S A SOMALI! https://t.co/mh2WPBgPtq

— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) December 28, 2017

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[28 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

After publishing an academic paper about how misinformation and paranoia spreads online, Cass Sunstein fell victim to the very mechanisms he’d described: https://t.co/0r0uvziMiZ pic.twitter.com/FPRoHBPIMe

— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) December 27, 2017

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[26 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

If you just read the Tribune headline, you might assume that a concealed carry holder was robbing someone and shot him during the robbery.

Reading the story, however, the reverse is true: “Concealed Carry Holder shoots robber”, is the accurate headline here that the Tribune flubs.

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[20 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

With no public attention, “implicit racial bias” training for Illinois teachers became state law on July 1. Be concerned. The issue is whether the training, which is mandatory and unfunded, will be another self-defeating chapter in identity politics, dominated by those who inflame racial division in the name of “equity.”

Public Act 100-0014 provides that “each school board shall require in-service training for school personnel to include training to develop cultural competency, including understanding and reducing implicit racial bias.” “Implicit racial bias,” according to the statute, “means a preference, positive or negative, …

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[20 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

If you hold high federal office it seems you can get away with serial sex abuse by continual lying–and if you’re a congressman pay your accuser hush money from a special pool of taxpayer funds. Small wonder DC is such a sex swamp.
   Look at the nation’s top sexual predator–the guy in the Oval Office. Through the years at least 20 women have accused him of various sexual aggressions–among them the kind that led to the resignation of Sen. Al Franken and several congressmen of both parties. These are actions he …