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Behind Day Care Doors

, Nicole Tigno

Are day care centers as beneficial for children as the academic experts tell us they are or do they produce troubled children? A new book tries to answer that question.

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National Security Takes a Hit

, Bethany Stotts

A little less than a year after an academic and other groups wrote the Secretaries of State, Homeland Security and Justice demanding that the Obama Administration end President Bush’s “practice of ‘ideological exclusion’” in its visa policy, it seems that two Muslim academics previously barred entry could soon be making their way to American soil with visas in hand.

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Insider Shows Media Bias

, Cliff Kincaid

The Director of Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, says, “Reporters as a group tend to be pro-choice, and pro-life advocates have long complained that these biases have skewed the way the story is reported.”

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Little Hope No Change

, Tilla Bradley

AJC: In his latest book, Obamanomics: How Barack Obama is Bankrupting You and Enriching his Wall Street Friends, Corporate Lobbyists, and Union Bosses, journalist Tim Carney analyzes the influence that large business corporations have on the current presidential administration.

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Race to the Trough

, Tony Perkins

Considering that 49% more Americans can identify “Jon and Kate plus Eight” than the first U.S. Supreme Court Justice, the push to revamp public education is probably justified.

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Sociology For Adults Only

, Malcolm A. Kline

Like Brittney Spears and Madonna or Tiger Woods and a groupie, Sociology and Pornography had to meet, and on the stomping grounds of the former field of study. Wesleyan just approved a forum—Sociology 420—entitled Pornocopia: Society and Pornography.

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The Dwindling Uninsured

, Malcolm A. Kline

For the past two decades, the ever-rising tens of millions of uninsured have become an accepted premise of America’s political and academic elites but they may be as overcounted as the 57 stars on the U. S. flag.

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al Quaida Assessed

, Sheila Archambault

AJC: As the attempted Christmas Day terrorist attack proves, it is integral for the Obama Administration to address the vulnerabilities that continue to exist in the U.S.’s aviation, maritime and border systems, a former government official said.

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Craig’s List

, Malcolm A. Kline

In Boston, an English professor is trying to sell his class on society’s collective guilt when said students are already believers in personal responsibility.

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Professing Against Proposition 8

, Bethany Stotts

The trial to decide whether California’s Proposition 8 was unconstitutional by banning same-sex marriage opened on January 11 before the California Supreme Court. A large portion of the testimony will originate in the ivory tower.

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