by Charles Mudede "Don't you drag me into your education problems." ADAM VAN SPRONSEN/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM If you want to see the form that the banality of evil has taken in our times, watch the confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education Betsy DeVos. Show More Summary
Wildlife experts say bear spray is a better deterrent.
Trump’s Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos could not say definitively whether guns should be in schools, a terrifying thing in and of itself. RELATED: Al Franken Calls Out Betsy DeVos on Support for Gay Conversion Therapy and Willingness...Show More Summary
Welcome to Wednesday! I had something funny to say, but I forgot it once I heard that we might need guns in schools in case of grizzly bear attacks. So now, I don’t know what the hell we’re going to do. How do you follow that? Listen LIVE right here at 9:00 AM ET! It’s also time for a new message in this section, befitting the new year. Show More Summary
She would not promise not to privatize public schools, and said schools may need guns to fend of grizzly bears.
Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary sought to reassure the committee that neither her faith nor her family’s vast wealth would factor into her decisions.
Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Education had a particularly rough hearing on Tuesday, taking a battering from Minnesota Senator Al Franken (D-MN) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) However, nothing quite caught the flavor of how poorly her hearing went than her response to Sen....
Yes, you read that right. Vox reports: Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary said during her Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday that local authorities should decide whether guns should be barred from American schools — citing the case of a school in Wyoming where a special fence protects students from bears. Show More Summary
Betsy DeVos, a galactically rich and galactically evil anti-public school, anti-gay rights donor appointed by Donald Trump to be our country’s next Education Secretary, is going through confirmation hearings tonight (sports angle: her shitty father owns the Orlando Magic). She was asked about guns in schools. She said… Read more...
As the confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education plods along, Betsy DeVos calmly told Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy (D) that guns might have a place in schools because the children of America need protection from grizzly bears. Read more...
Senator Chris Murphy who represented the district with Newtown, asked Department of Education Betsy DeVos whether she would oppose guns in public schools. As she did with most questions, she waffled. Murphy asked, "Do you think gunsShow More Summary
School has really changed. At the Tuesday night—and now we know why this one wasn’t in prime time—senate hearing for popular vote loser Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, there was a remarkable exchange. It turns out that DeVos isn’t sure that guns don’t have a place in school because—not making this up—grizzly bears. Show More Summary
Field Notes The decision to lift endangered species protections for over 700 grizzly bears near Yellowstone National Park is being delayed after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…
Grizzly bears once roamed the rugged landscape of the North Cascades, but few have been sighted in recent decades
The American Alpine Institute just received the following notice from North Cascades National Park: Public Invited to Open Houses on Proposed Alternatives for Grizzly Bear Restoration in North Cascades Ecosystem Public comment period open through March 14, 2017 SEDRO WOOLLEY, Wash. Show More Summary
There are approximately 700 grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone area, and wildlife managers have cataloged more than 100 grizzly deaths during the past two years – most of them human-caused. Photo by Alamy The Obama Administration...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Local Natives, Grizzly Bear, Geographer Song: Ansible - Plaster of Paris What's so good? I'm not easily amused these days with new music; however, Ansible has just caught my ear with their tune "Plaster of Paris," and it's...Show More Summary
If the great bears are delisted, the states will take charge of managing them, and public officials in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming seem to be champing at the bit to open trophy-hunting seasons on them. Photo by John E. Swallow With just...Show More Summary
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Good morning. It’s Tuesday, Dec. 27, and here’s what’s happening in California: TOP STORIES Bear debate In the Sierra foothill town of Three Rivers, a debate is raging over whether the time is ripe to reintroduce bigger and more aggressive California grizzly bears into the wilds of the Sierra Nevada....