IN THE BOX.........Congressman Blake Farenthold just after 7 am.
This afternoon, 1:00 PM Until 5:30 PM, Congressman Farenthold will be hosting the Annual Coastal Bend Veterans Summit to provide local veterans with the opportunity to learn about services available to them, talk about important issues, and network with the congressman and his staff and numerous federal, state, local and private sector resources available to them.
Representative Duncan Hunter, Sr. will be attending the Veterans Summit as the keynote speaker. He is a man who understands the concerns of American veterans, and did not forget his military roots when he served in Congress.
Did you think that math was a subject that is by its very nature free of political ideology? Did you think that math was just, well, math? Maybe it won’t surprise you that Chicago teachers union chief, Karen Lewis, disagrees with you and thinks that math isn’t just math but should also be a platform to push left-wing “social justice” propaganda on students.
The rotund Lewis made her pronouncements at an education conference called the Network for Public Education conference held on March 1, 2014 in Austin, Texas.
During her remarks Lewis praised the efforts of extremist left-winger Bob Peterson who is unfortunately in charge of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin teachers union. Peterson wrote a book that is used in the classroom to push left-wing ideology on kids and Lewis thinks everyone should emulate that.
“You want to talk about organizing? You want to talk about social justice?” Lewis bellowed.
Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions...........
"With an annual printing expenditure of $1.8 billion, the government was a much more challenging task than his school science project.
Suvir repeated his tests on five sample pages from documents on the Government Printing Office website and got similar results –change the font, save money.
Using the Government Services Administration’s estimated annual cost of ink — $467 million — Suvir concluded that if the federal government used Garamond exclusively it could save nearly 30% — or $136 million per year. An additional $234 million could be saved annually if state governments also jumped on board, he reported.