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New Chromosome Research Undermines Human-Chimp Similarity Claims

August 6, 2010

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by Jeffrey Tomkins, Ph.D., & Brian Thomas, M.S. * A recent high-profile article in the journal Nature released the results of a study with implications that shocked the scientific community because they contradict long-held claims of human-chimp DNA similarity.1 A previous Acts & Facts article showed that much of the research surrounding the often touted […]

Despite Budget Cuts, Layoff Fears, Milwaukee Teachers Fight for Taxpayer-Funded Viagra

August 6, 2010

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Published August 06, 2010 | Associated Press With the district in a financial crisis and hundreds of its members facing layoffs, the Milwaukee teachers union is taking a peculiar stand: fighting to get their taxpayer-funded Viagra back. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/08/06/despite-budget-cuts-layoff-fears-milwaukee-teachers-fight-taxpayer-funded/

EPA to Crack Down on Farm Dust

August 5, 2010

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a crackdown on farm dust, so senators have signed a letter addressing their concerns on the possible regulations News9 http://www.rightbias.com/default.aspx

Students Paid With Taxpayer Money — To Lobby For More Taxpayer Money

August 5, 2010

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District residents’ tax dollars went to pay Summer Youth Employment Program participants to attend a Council oversight session at which they lobbied for more funding for the program. NBC http://www.rightbias.com/default.aspx 

Backyard Scofflaws Found on Earth — Google Earth

August 3, 2010

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Associated Press RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A town on New York’s Long Island is using Google Earth to find backyard pools that don’t have the proper permits. http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/08/02/google-earth-license-pools-riverhead/?test=latestnews

Whom Do You Trust More — Fox News or the New York Times? Democrats Say Fox!

August 2, 2010

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Posted by John R. Lott, Jr. Aug 2nd 2010 at 9:02 am in Fox News, New York Times

Clinton comptroller blasts government workers’ accrual of benefits at expense of private sector workers

July 31, 2010

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“There is a huge gap. State and local plans on average … are much more lucrative than typical plans for employees. State and local government employees, on average, have greater job security than people in the private sector. And state and local government employees, in the middle of government, in many cases make more money […]