Monthly Archives: September 2014

Good will: Man pays $1k at drive thru to feed those behind him

A man at an Abilene, TX Chik-fil-a paid $1000 at the drive-thru to feed those behind him in line. http://m.ktxs.com/news/man-pays-1000-to-feed-those-in-drivethru-at-abilene-chickfila/28089930

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A Moment In Labor History or STOP CALLING THAT POSTER ROSIE THE RIVETER!

Originally posted on What a Witch:
I have a pet peeve. This is a picture of a semi-fictional character called Rosie the Riveter. ? See it even says her name on the picture. Let’s pause here and examine the picture…

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New Texas textbooks evaluated for bias

A report from the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund has declared that the information in social studies textbooks that have been adopted by the Texas State Board of Education contain inaccurate and biased information. These books, intended for Texas schools, … Continue reading

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Oldest known 9/11 Search Dog is Still Working Today at a Texas Elementary School

Her first deployment was to look for humans and/ or remains in the rubble at Ground Zero. Bretagne is now 93 in dog years, but she still loves to work. She helps special needs children at an elementary school in … Continue reading

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Never Forget

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Halliburton Reaches Modest Settlement in Gulf Oil Spill

Halliburton has settled at $1.1 billion in damages to citizens, local governments and businesses that were affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. In a statement later on Tuesday, Halliburton said, “An agreement denies liability; it is not an admission … Continue reading

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CVS stops selling all tobacco products

CVS drug stores nationwide stopped selling all tobacco products as of last night. They’re also changing their name to CVS Health. It’s a bold move that will cut their annual revenue significantly. The only smoking-related products that they’ll carry will … Continue reading

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