Hip-hop entrepreneur Sean "P. Diddy" Combs gave the city $1 million (U.S.) he raised for public schools by running the New York City Marathon.As we can see from information about NYC Schools he is donating almost $1 for each of the $1,057,774 students in the school. Which brings me to my point, why are public schools free. If parents had to pay just $100 for each of their kids NYC would have an extra 100 million for each year. If we take a very reasonable number of $1000 per year per kid you would have an extra billion dollars. Now how many books can you buy. (more education reform ideas to come.)
The money will be used to support school libraries and technology
And then Jon had a brainstorm. What if he offered Americans the jobs at the same rate he would be paying for Indian programmers? It seemed like a long shot. But it also seemed worth the gamble. So Jon placed some ads in The Boston Globe, offering full-time contract programming work for $45,000 annually. (He had decided that it was worth adding a $5,000 premium to what he'd pay the Indian workers in exchange for having the programmers on site.)
domestic criticism of the security fence mounted, with one Israeli commentator asserting that construction of the barrier, which cuts tens of thousand Palestinians off from family and livelihoods, could turn Israel into a "leper state."I just find it funny people can be so delusional. People need to pay attention. Here are a list of some UN Resolution against Israel. I guess it really hard for some people to accept that no one likes you. I guess everyone supporting the people who are killing your civilians isn't a clue either.
It is time to ask ourselves honestly: Is it possible to support a Palestinian state without encouraging terrorists elsewhere?
There are many stateless Muslims; the Chechens in Russia, the Kurds in the Middle East, the Uighurs in Eastern China, and the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. Opinion leaders tsk-tsk the Russians, but no one holds demonstrations for the liberation of Chechnya. The Kurds are good people and they deserve their own state, but nearly everyone agrees it would only make trouble. Few even know the Uighurs exist. Meanwhile, as the Palestinians continue the jihad, the number of their supporters isn't declining. It's rising. The lesson for extremists is clear: the squeaky wheel gets greased.
Lest the Arab-Israeli conflict grind on indefinitely, Palestinians eventually need their own state. But we need to find a way to get them that state while discouraging bad actors elsewhere. More
The Daily Mislead's website claims that it provides "an accurate daily chronicle for journalists of misrepresentations, distortions and downright misleading statements by President Bush and the Bush Administration," but in most cases since its first issue on September 15, 2003, it has done nothing of the kind. Instead, despite numerous examples of actual deception by the Bush administration, The Mislead has generally presented a series of partisan accusations of dishonesty based on nothing more than political disagreement. Like too many participants in the media bias debate, MoveOn is churning out a series of analyses designed to support a pre-conceived agenda - whether the facts fit the case or not.
In short, with The Daily Mislead, MoveOn has become the leader of a new school of liberal criticism that seeks to brand every policy disagreement with President Bush as a broken promise or lie. These loose accusations trivialize charges of dishonesty, reducing them to little more than another partisan spin tactic.
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