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Need an Ativan just to go to the Doctor

I make no bones about it…I DESPISE AND HATE the medical profession with a passion.  I am not tolerant of red tape.  I speak and expect to be heard.   760 more words

Writings By Lynn K. Scott

Assessment without levels - prologue

My school has produced a first draft proposal for a new assessment framework relating to the new GCSE grades, and looking to move to a system without levels. 407 more words


GSA proposes to change acquisition regulation vendors loathe

From  FederalNewsRadio.com, 3/4/15:

The General Services Administration once again is trying to change one of the acquisition rules that industry despises the most — the Price Reduction Clause. 71 more words


Why Americans Don't Care About Prison Rape

From The Nation

In June of 2012, the New York Times “Room for Debate” feature considered whether or not convicted youth offenders should be treated differently than adult convicts in the penal system. 2,622 more words

Taser International and Cops Profiting from Police Brutality

From AlterNet/By Michael Arria

Taser International, one of the nation’s largest suppliers of body cameras, has direct connections to some police chiefs who have been advocating on its behalf. 212 more words

Watchdog Calls for DHS Reform to Improve Homeland Security

From Homeland Security Today, 3/2/15:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plays a critical role in securing the United States against a number of threats—from protecting the nation’s borders to mitigating damaging cyber attacks and preventing attacks by radical Islamist jihadists. 206 more words


John Nichols & The Nation Are Coming to Tucson (video)

Author and commentator John Nichols of The Nation will make his annual trek to Tucson for the Festival of Books, but this year, he’s bringing his colleagues. 577 more words