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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

: September, 2012

My Recent Blog Posts

Buddhist statue, discovered by Nazi expedition, is made of meteorite Archaeology News Report It sounds like an artifact from an Indiana Jones film; a 1,000 year-old ancient Buddhist statue which was
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Going to Extremes: Climate Change and the Increasing Risk of Weather Disasters

Committee on Natural Resources Committee on Energy and Commerce Minority Staff Minority Staff September 25, 2012 Prepared for: Edward J. Markey, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member
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WOMEN USE CONTRACEPTION TO BETTER ACHIEVE THEIR LIFE GOALS

New evidence confirms what most people already believe: Women use contraception because it allows them to better care for themselves and their families, complete their education and achieve economic
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“Capital has already been taxed once at the corporate level”

Mitt Romney thinks it fair that he pays so little taxes on capital gains: And one of the reasons why the capital gains tax rate is lower is because capital has already been taxed once at the corporate
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Papyrus fragment: “Jesus said to them, my wife”

From my fascinating blog Archaeology News Report: Four words on a previously unknown papyrus fragment provide the first evidence that some early Christians believed Jesus had been married, Harvard
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New Orleans: “Vallas Turnaround Model” Invalidated

by Jon Pelto from Wait, What In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, destroying or damaging 100 of the City’s 128 school buildings. In response, the Governor and Legislature of Louisiana
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America’s Education System Neglects Almost Half of the Nation’s Black and Latino Male Students

Persistent and serious increases in segregation by race and poverty A new report from the Schott Foundation for Public Education, The Urgency of Now: Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and
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Poverty Rising Recently in Connecticut

Poverty has continued to rise in Connecticut during Connecticut’s slow economic recovery, according to new Census data from the American Community Survey. In 2011, 10.9% of Connecticut residents
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Updated Restaurant Listings

I have updated my comprehensive restaurant listings, with links and reviews, perfect for bookmarking, for Fairfield Westport Norwalk The comprehensive Bridgeport list continues to be the most popular,
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Romney Attacks 47% of Americans, McMahon Agrees

Believe it or not, Linda McMahon has echoed this: I’d like to see everyone pay their fair share,” said McMahon. “Forty-seven percent of the people today don’t pay any taxes, so let’s have a fair tax
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