Tag Archives: Education

Black Power: A Done Deal

I didn’t write this piece, it was sent to me by a close friend for my perusal and I am guessing because he knew I would use it. We have often heard the expression *The Truth Hurts* and I am … Continue reading

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After promising to pay college education for veterans, Texas finding it’s just too expensive

After promising to pay college education for veterans, Texas finding it’s just too expensive AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – They signed up to fight for their country, and the state of Texas promised to pay for their education. “For decades, veterans … Continue reading

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Obama to announce new initiatives for middle class

Obama to announce new initiatives for middle class WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama, determined to show he understands middle-class struggles, is offering new initiatives meant to help people pay bills and save for retirement. Obama was ready to announce … Continue reading

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TexasFred’s Top 10 predictions for 2009

TexasFred’s Top 10 predictions for 2009 1. An NFL football team will win the Super Bowl. 2. There will be attempts, plural, on Obama’s life. 3. The economy will get worse, much worse. 4. Health care worldwide will decline due … Continue reading

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Military Opens Door to More Dropouts

ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Brittany Vojta survived boot camp. It was high school she couldn’t make it through. Now, however, she has benefited from a program the National Guard started this year in Pennsylvania for privates who drop out of … Continue reading

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