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Teacher violates student’s rights of free speech and religion

It’s not as if Detroit doesn’t have enough problems, now the president of the Howell Education Association, Jay McDowell, a progressive economics teacher, kicked a student out of class after the teen made a comment against homosexuality during the high school anti-bullying day. The student simply said that being gay was against his beliefs and the teaching of his religion and he could not condone the behavior. The teacher said his speech was a form of bullying and asked the student to leave the classroom or face suspension....

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Unwed couples get military benefits – but only if they’re gay

First, it was don’t ask, don’t tell, then women in combat and now outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has directed that military benefits formerly reserved for married couples be extended to unmarried couples, at taxpayer expense, but only if they are same sex couples – heterosexual unmarried couples need not apply. The memorandum continues: “At the direction of the President, the Department has conducted a careful and deliberative review of the benefits currently provided to the families of Service members. We have...

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Brad Pitt is straight – does it matter? – No!

The big news today is that Anderson Cooper has officially announced to the world that he is gay. The LA Times headline reports, “Anderson Cooper comes out as gay. Does it matter? Yes.” No it doesn’t! Most of the people on this planet have far more important things to think about than the sexual preference of Anderson Cooper or anyone else – gay or straight! Most of us are concerned with the government taking over our healthcare, our retirement, our lives; worried about 15 -20% underemployed and unemployed workers, will...

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