Archive for January 11th, 2013

QOTD — Have You Gotten a Flu Shot?

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The news for the last few days has been filled with stories on the numbers, geographical location and the suffering of people contracting the flu this year. Suddenly, everyone is giving you scary info and urging you to get flu shots.

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Friday Open Thread [1.11.13]

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Friday! Yay! Just a few hours until Happy Hour. You’ve probably heard of the contretemps between Piers Morgan and Alex Jones based on their interview discussing gun rights and the obligation to gun safety. Apparently Morgan pissed off Jones, who started a White House petition demanding that Morgan get deported. This petition was answered by WH Press Secretary Jay Carney, who used it as an opportunity to explain that the First Amendment means something:

Let’s not let arguments over the Constitution’s Second Amendment violate the spirit of its First. President Obama believes that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms. However, the Constitution not only guarantees an individual right to bear arms, but also enshrines the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press — fundamental principles that are essential to our democracy. Americans may disagree on matters of public policy and express those disagreements vigorously, but no one should be punished by the government simply because he or she expressed a view on the Second Amendment — or any other matter of public concern.

Awesome — read your constitution, people!

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A Look Inside The Mind Of A Charter Advocate

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Over at Kilroy’s an interesting comment from Publius e decere was posted laying out his/her vision concerning charter schools and vouchers. It is quite enlightening. Come inside to see.

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Two Good Bills

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Even for the first week of legislative session, this was the slowest first week evah for the Delaware General Assembly. However, the first worthy pieces of legislation of the 147th surfaced, and both deserve your attention…..

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Friday Daily Delawhere [1.11.13]

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Friday Daily Delawhere [1.11.13]

The Fred Rust Ice Arena, off of South College Avenue in Newark, future home of the Delaware Zombies minor league ice hockey franchise owned by Jason330.

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