Saying that “it’s important we start early,” Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president in one of the first major moves of the 2016 cycle.Share on Facebook
I was in shock, really,” said Grelck, whose undergraduate semester as a student teacher in an affluent school did not prepare her for her first full-time job teaching in a high-poverty classroom in Chambord, Ill. “I really loved the [university] program, while I was in it. But I really felt like I needed more of the realities of teaching…….Share on Facebook
“This is a historic moment for our country and from tomorrow all of the security operations will be in the hands of the Afghan security forces,” Karzai said according to the Associated Press.
The U.S. had been leading security operations in the country since ousting the Taliban in a war that began in 2001.Share on Facebook
The media (and this place ) has detailed some of the stuff the NSA is doing , but we don’t know ALL the stuff they are into….Congress members are taking exception to the NSA actions but the ones doing so are NOT the leaders of the committee’s that are SOLIDLY behind the programs….
There where House and Senate Amendments to change things last week….They got deep six-ed ten minutes later…..
Personally, I don’t think the Supreme’s are gonna touch this with a ten foot pole….
Even THEY dodn’t want be holding the bag is something goes down and the NSA says ‘well we where told to stop listening….”Share on Facebook
Despite statewide blitzes to promote various proposals and recent announcements of deals with the state’s Indian tribes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s poll standing is at its lowest point since he took office in January, 2011, a survey released this morningby the Siena Research Institute finds.Share on Facebook
We expect aggregate government-worker income to decline in May given that furloughs started in late May. The first day of government wide furloughs was on May 24, when roughly 115,000 federal workers, or 5% of the total federal work force, stayed home without pay. However, with the majority of the furloughs not kicking in until the beginning of July, including the Pentagon’s 680,000 furloughs beginning July 8, the real income shock will not show up until the July personal income and outlay report on Aug. 30.Share on Facebook
Christie’s decision to authorize a special October election for the Senate vacancy created by U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s death essentially cleared the Republican field, leaving Lonegan in position to become the party’s standard-bearer. But the Republican governor has been coy about whether he will officially endorse his former rival.Share on Facebook
To the surprise of no one familiar with his Washington reputation, many see the mayor as combative, refusing to take public input seriously, and allied so closely to his tight pool of corporate benefactors that the nickname “Mayor 1%” and Twitter hashtag #OneTermMayor have gone viral. Even some members of his party — a tribe that rarely breaks ranks — are scratching their heads in public……Share on Facebook
……the internet changed everything, turning a well-monitored trickle of data into a high pressure firehose surveillance organizations rushed to capitalize on but found overwhelming in volume, rapidly falling behind both in technology, capacity and funding.
Again, 9/11 changed everything, when failing in their basic mission to intercept a threat, the organization got the argument and unquestioning compliance of the Executive and Congressional branches to fund an unprecedented expansion, including the justification to expand surveillance domestically…..Share on Facebook