Extra Credit Reading: Friday, October 27, 2006
The Knucklehead of the Day is 15-year-old Maryann Beck. The Iowa teenager has been arrested and charged with hauling down a U.S. Flag from its pole outside a VFW hall and burning it in a "pure act of vandalism."
Rats!! The wife of Dallas Cowboys coach Todd Haley alledgedly went into a McDonalds restaurant, allegedly ordered a salad, and allegedly got a
Our quote of the day comes from Mahatma Gandhi: "We-- must be the change we wish to see in the world."
Over at Education Sector's Eduwonk.com, Andy Rotherham has some interesting thoughts on the
With a 58% high-school graduation rate, Seattle's public school system appears to be in a state of meltdown: Get the story here and there.
First, we had Fantasy Baseball. Then, we had Fantasy Football. But is the world ready for Fantasy
Up in The Great White North's Quebec Province, children will study Darwin and the Theory of Evolution or else.
In today's news from the Iraqi Civil War, the guerillas have delt a severe blow to government forces by killing 8 policemen and their commander in an ambush near Baghdad. Sadly, four U.S. Marines and one Sailor have paid the ultimate price on behalf of us all... It appears as though the British are considering a major reduction of their forces pending continued success in their efforts to reform the Iraq's corruption-riddled police force and clear insurgents from the southern city of Basra.