Tag: High

Feb 20

Did the NRA Help Train the Florida High School Shooter?

A new report reveals it funded a rifle program that counted Nikolas Cruz among its students. NRA Foundation — the National Rifle Association subsidiary responsible for the group’s school safety initiative — helped fund the marksmanship training of the gunman who killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, this week. The Associated …

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Feb 17

Spotlight on green news & views: Polar vortex splits; mountain glaciers melt; Pruitt flies high

This is the 545th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) usually appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the February 7 Green Spotlight. More than 28,(380) environmentally oriented stories have been rescued to appear in this series since 2006. Inclusion of a story in the …

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Feb 16

Houston High School Students Erupt in Protest After ICE Detains Classmate

"Today it could be Dennis, tomorrow it could be us." Students at Austin High School in Houston, Texas, staged a protest Wednesday in support of a classmate who is being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after getting into a physical altercation. Dennis Rivera-Sarmiento, 19, is an undocumented immigrant from Honduras and was …

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Feb 15

Alex Jones on Florida high school shooting: It may be a false flag, and Democrats are suspects

From the February 14 edition of Genesis Communications Network’s The Alex Jones Show: ALEX JONES (HOST): The Democrats have been caught in false flags before. I’m not saying this is a false flag but they’ve been talking about massacres and things if people don’t leave them alone, and release the memo. So, if there are …

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Feb 15

CNN Analyst Phil Mudd Breaks Down in Tears On-Air While Discussing Florida High School Shooting

"Can not we acknowledge in this country that we cannot accept this?" Former CIA counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd burst into tears on CNN as he discussed the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. “I have ten nieces and nephews. We're talking about bump stocks. We're talking about legislation,” Mudd said before beginning to break …

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Feb 13

The best and the brightest? White House plagued by high turnover and missing security clearances

Donald Trump was going to drain the swamp and staff his administration with the best people in the world. Instead … Mr. Trump is on his second press secretary, his second national security adviser and his third deputy national security adviser. Five different people have been named communications director or served in the job in …

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Feb 03

You Won’t Believe What American High Schools Are Teaching Their Students About Slavery

Click here for reuse options! A new report finds both educators and pupils are woefully misinformed. Just eight percent of American high school seniors can identify the cause of the Civil War; less than a third (32 percent) know which amendment abolished slavery in the U.S.; and fewer than half (46 percent) know that the …

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Feb 02

Despite GOP outrage and threats from the alt-right, Vermont high school proudly raises BLM flag

About nine out of ten students at Montpelier High School are white, and just one in twenty is black, but students and faculty all agree: Black Lives Matter. In a student-driven effort to increase inclusion, the Vermont school, which has just 18 black students out of 350, is flying the BLM flag all February long …

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Jan 29

The war that never ends (for the US military high command)

Vietnam: it’s always there. Looming in the past, informing American futures. A 50-year-old war, once labeled the longest in our history, is still alive and well and still being re-fought by one group of Americans: the military high command. And almost half a century later, they’re still losing it and blaming others for doing so. …

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Jan 21

NRA Pundit Known for Violent Rhetoric Gets High Praise From Mike Pence

In a profile published this weekend in the Style section of the New York Times, National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch was dubbed a “telegenic warrior.” Earlier this month, Loesch was joined on her nationally syndicated radio show by Vice President Mike Pence, who lavished her with praise. “I’m a fan,” Pence told her, noting that she has …

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