“The right to criticize: the right to hold unpopular beliefs; the right to protest; the right of independent thought. The exercise of these rights should not cost one single American citizen his reputation or his right to a livelihood…Otherwise none of us could call our souls our own.” - Margaret Chase Smith, Senator from Maine (1897-1995) | Portrait: Robert Shetterly
01 Jun 41: Famous American aviator and test pilot, Mildred "Micky" Tuttle marries David Axton and takes her husband's last name. Mickey was one of the first three WASP (Women AirForce Service Pilots) to be trained as a test pilot and was the first woman to fly a B-29. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0601&s=410601 #WWII
Stericycle Controversy: Mitt Romney Invested In Medical-Waste Firm That Disposed Of Aborted Fetuses - in 1999 Romney had been part of an investment group that invested $75 million in Stericycle, a medical-waste disposal firm that has been attacked by anti-abortion groups for disposing aborted fetuses collected from family planning clinics. But Bain Capital, private equity firm Romney founded, tamped down controversy, during primaries in SC. sources: Huffington Post & Mother Jones(full…
How will what we're learning about third wave feminism affect the next generation of children? Though our class hasn't spoken about anything to this extreme, is this what the next wave of feminism will teach or will terms shift? <<<< We might need to
Lily Tang Williams, a mother of three, testified before the Colorado State Board of Education that Common Core was similar to the education she received growing up in Mao's Communist China.'Common Core, in my eyes, is the same as the Communist core I once saw in China,' Williams said. 'I grew up under Mao's regime and we had the Communist-dominated education -- nationalized testing, nationalized curriculum, and nationalized indoctrination.