Saturday, October 28, 2006

Extra Credit Reading: Saturday, October 28, 2006

Where's Dennis the Menace? It looks as though he's been stolen! Find him, and collect a $5000 reward.

Here's a chuckle. In Australia, the government is urging its people to conserve water by taking shorter showers!

Our Wanker of the Day Award goes to... south Florida art teacher Marc Greenblum, who was
suspended from his teaching post after he showed his 10 and 11-year old students a video that depicted "gory" abortion scenes. Greenblum said that he has "no regrets" about his decision to exhibit the video...

By mocking the recently-deceased crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, the clowns people who are responsible for broadcasting the South Park cartoon series have
hit a new low. (Interestingly, even though broadcaster Comedy Central doesn't hesitate to attack Jesus Christ, Gandhi, President Bush, and Princess Diana, they don't have the guts to go after Muhammad, the founder of Islam.)

Notes from the Iraqi Civi War include the disappointing news that 11 Iraqi government soldiers
have been kidnapped by guerilla forces. While the men of their armed forces continue struggling with corruption, outdated equipment, and incompetent leadership, the so-called "government" of Iraq seems to be both increasingly theocratic and irrelevent as Baghdad continues its decent into chaos. Meanwhile, Iraqi ingrate Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki continues to criticize U.S. policy while yet another American Marine has given his life for the Iraqi people.
See our latest EduPosts here and yesterday's Extra Credit Reading there.