Monday's local headlines announced that the body of 29-year-old Columbia dental student Jiwon Lee was found Saturday in the Hudson River. Most outlets reported that she was last seen at her apartment the evening of April 1, served as president of the university's American Student Dental Association, ... More >>
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School's Out! But the Voice Educational Supplement is in session. When cops made a bogus bust on 32 teens from Bushwick Community High, the kids kept their cool -- and won their case against the NYPD. Why? Because they'd been trained how to respond to police overreach and entrapment by their ... More >>
There's more today on President Obama's firing of Gerald Walpin, the inspector general for AmeriCorps who put out negative audits of City University's Teaching Fellows program and of former NBA star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's Hope Academy. The American Spectator writes that House Republic ... More >>
We heard today from Jay Hershenson, a senior official with City University, with more of that institution's views about Gerald Walpin, the Americorps inspector general who was fired last week by President Obama. Walpin was fired for being "confused" and "disoriented" and acting strangely in a board ... More >>
Hmmm, does the Obama administration have a problem with the watchdogs assigned to keep an eye on federal agencies? We ask because the Chicago Tribune is reporting that Obama's Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner [pictured] is embroiled in a dispute with an inspector general overseeing the government fin ... More >>
Minnesota GOP Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann says Obama's expansion of the AmeriCorps volunteer program establishes "re-education camps." ObamaHitler y'all! Defacements of Wikipedia pages are usually just crudely funny, but the altered Wiki page on Welsh village Gilfach Goch is a work of comic art ... More >>
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