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Texas Approves Textbook Teaching Moses As One Of The Founding Fathers

Next thing you know, Rush will be out with a new children's book about Moses, Hamilton and George Washington, because Texas is leading us all down the path of learned ignorance. Patheos: On Friday the Republican-controlled Texas State Board of Education voted along party lines 10-5 to approve the biased and inaccurate textbooks. Show More Summary

George Will: Gruber’s Statements Expose Liberal Progressives as Undemocratic at Core

WASHINGTONGeorge Will, a nationally-syndicated columnist and contributor to Fox News Channel after leaving ABC, elaborated on what Americans now understand about the likes of Jonathan Gruber and progressive academics. On Fox News’ All-Star Panel, Will said Gruber’s remarks expose the undemocratic nature of academics and those who developed and built ObamaCare. He said […]

$8.4 million George Washington proclamation for sale at Keno Auctions

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Seth Kaller, one of the world's leading dealers in rare historic documents, will exhibit and offer for sale George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation in conjunction with Leigh Keno, President of Keno Auctions, now through November 26. Show More Summary

I don't remember dating ever being this uncomplicated.

2 days agoOdd : Happy Place

Baily, you have no idea how good you have it. (Via Imgur) (click image to enlarge) Bennet, Will you please write me a letter like this? Let's get to know each other. I think you are honest and forthcoming like George Washington or an episode of the Gilmore Girls, I'm not sure which. Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: November 19, 1776: Washington to Congress

[The writings of George Washington](http://www.archive.org/stream/writingsofgeorge006wash/writingsofgeorge006wash_djvu.txt): >Hackensack, November 19, 1776 >To the President of Congress: >Sir: I have not been yet able, to obtain a particular account of the unhappy affair of the 16th, nor of the Terms on which the Garrison surrendered. Show More Summary

Many Americans not receiving recommended home visit services for lead poisoning and asthma

COLUMBIA, MD and WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2014) - Today, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University released Healthcare Financing of Healthy Homes...Show More Summary

Boehner finally found someone to sue Obama. And he’s a liberal.

What's a self-professed liberal doing suing the Obama administration, anyway? That's the first question that comes to mind after the announcement that House Republicans hired George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley to lead their lawsuit challenging President Obama's executive actions on the health-care law. Show More Summary

How George Washington Carver Overcame Jim Crow to Become One of America's Most Influential Scientist

PRI Earlier this month, scientists gathered at Tuskegee University in Alabama to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of George Washington Carver, a modern-day Renaissance man. Carter revolutionized farming in the American South; he was a painter, singer, piano teacher and educator. Show More Summary

Boehner May Have Finally Found a Lawyer Who Will Take Obama to Court

House Republicans have hired their third attorney since August to pursue their lawsuit against President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his authority, tapping George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley, according to House Speaker John Boehner’s office.

Obama Administration Protects George Washington National Forest From New Oil and Gas Drilling

Although it doesn’t specifically prohibit fracking, the final forest plan now prohibits any new leasing of the national forest -- and Washington, D.C.'s watershed -- for any kind of oil and gas drilling activity. The post Obama Administration Protects George Washington National Forest From New Oil and Gas Drilling appeared first on ThinkProgress.

2 GOP presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bush extended amnesty to family members who were not covered by the last major overhaul of immigration law in 1986.

House Republicans Hire Jonathan Turley to Pursue Obama Lawsuit

House Republicans have hired their third attorney since August to pursue their lawsuit against President Obama for allegedly overstepping his authority, tapping George Washington law professor Jonathan Turley.

A Citizen's Plea

In his Farewell Address, President George Washington pleaded with his countrymen to give the republican government they had created a chance to work. He knew that sectional rivalries, factions, and human nature itself could drive apart...Show More Summary

Buchanan: Legal Scholarship Makes the World a Better Place

Neil H. Buchanan (George Washington), Legal Scholarship Makes the World a Better Place: This article responds to claims that law professors are engaged in scholarly pursuits that fail to serve important social functions. I argue that legal scholarship “matters” in important ways, and in particular that the legal academy has...

7 in a Row: Indiadance

Symposium; Embassy of India; November 5, 2014 Dakshina’s 11th Fall Festival; Harman Hall; November 6-8, 2014 Malaysia’s Sutra Dance Theatre; Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center; November 9, 2014 Washington, DC by George Jackson © 2014 by George Jackson This spell of seven events in succession left me wanting more. Show More Summary

Anti Abortion Laws Mean Erosion of Rights for Pregnant Women

In 1987, hospital administrators at George Washington University Hospital in D.C. went to court to force 27-year-old Angela Carder, six months pregnant and ill with a rapidly metastasizing tumor in her lung, to undergo a C-section against her will. Show More Summary

Senior Chief Receives Bob Feller Award

A senior chief petty officer assigned to Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award in a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.

Even George Washington couldn't get along with the Senate

Will President Obama's relations with the Senate change, now that Democrats have lost control of it? Probably not. And that's because he didn't have much of a relationship with it in the first place.

George Washington University To Offer Veterans BSN Program

The new BSN program is designed for military veterans interested in pursuing a degree in nursing.

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