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  1. docjoctoo

    Progressives are Tyrannical

    Steve Garner WSJ "Progressives are tyrannical: Progressives (Victims Groups/Identity Groups) have evolved: they started by asking that we acknowledge them; then they asked that we tolerate them; then they said we need accept them; next they insisted we adjust everyone’s environment to them; then...
  2. docjoctoo

    Does OSU have a special "culture" ?

    Mike Gundy sometimes refers to "our culture" when recruiting. If so what is it?
  3. docjoctoo

    The Real Scott Pruitt Story....WSJ

    Editorial Board WSJ "Chalk one up for the swamp. The permanent progressive state finally ran Scott Pruitt out of the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, and the tragedy is that Mr. Pruitt gave his enemies so much ammunition. President Trump announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon that...
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    Are American Men willing to "give their "last full measure of devotion"?

    Are American men still willing to "give as Lincoln said their last full measure of devotion? We live as a free people because many men went into battle knowing full well that their chances were very slim to come out alive. How many of us are still willing to "give our full measure of devotion ? "
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    Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use

    "Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Ruben D. Baler, Ph.D., Wilson M. Compton, M.D., and Susan R.B. Weiss, Ph.D. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:2219-2227June 5, 2014DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1402309 Share: Despite some contentious discussions regarding the addictiveness of...
  6. docjoctoo

    Is Legal Pot a Public Health Menace?

    "Legal Pot Is a Public Health Menace Public opinion is moving in favor of marijuana, even as medical research raises fresh alarms. By WILLIAM J. BENNETT And ROBERT A. WHITE Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2014 The great irony, or misfortune, of the national debate over marijuana is that...
  7. docjoctoo

    What is OSU's Plan to Reduce the Cost of Higher Education?

    Higher education costs have risen beyond the CPI for years. Yet every year I get calls to give money for needed student scholarships. When I ask about OSUs plans to lower education the caller has says he has never heard of such a plan. Does OSU (or OU for that matter) have plans to lower...
  8. docjoctoo

    The $1 Million Student Loan

    WSJ May 26 "DRAPER, Utah—Mike Meru, a 37-year-old orthodontist, made a big investment in his education. As of Thursday, he owed $1,060,945.42 in student loans. Mr. Meru pays only $1,589.97 a month—not enough to cover the interest, so his debt from seven years at the University of Southern...
  9. docjoctoo

    Coffee is Toxic In California

    " Coffee sellers are mulling how to fight a California judge’s ruling that would require the beverage to be branded with cancer warning labels. The National Coffee Association, whose members include Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts, said in a statement on Thursday that it was “currently considering...
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    OSU is Special !

    The reaction of the OSU Family to the terrible event reminds me that OSU is special and why I love our school. Years have passed since I left OSU andI have traveled many miles with stops at OU, USC, Tulane and the University of Texas. But none of these academic communities have approached OSU...
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    DOJ will not seek criminal charges against IRS employees

    USA Today "WASHINGTON — Justice Department officials announced Friday that they would not seek criminal charges in a long-running inquiry into whether the IRS and former official Lois Lerner targeted conservative groups, including the Tea Party, for increased scrutiny in applications for...
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    11 Christian Missionaries Beheaded and Crucified

    Charisma News Report "At several steps on their path to death by beheading and crucifixion last month, 11 indigenous Christian workers near Aleppo, Syria, had the option to leave the area and live. The 12-year-old son of a ministry team leader also could have spared his life by denying Christ...
  13. docjoctoo

    VA facilities cost twice public facilities

    Wash Post "Veterans who are seeking care for everything from post-traumatic stress disorder to cancer may face even longer wait times in the coming years for help from the overburdened Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a highly critical 4,000 page VA-commissioned study of veterans...
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    ISIS Beheads Antiquities Scholar

    DAMASCUS, Syria — Islamic State militants beheaded one of Syria’s most prominent antiquities scholars in the ancient town of Palmyra and then hung his body from one of its Roman columns, Syrian state news media and an activist group said on Wednesday. The killing of the scholar, Khaled...
  15. docjoctoo

    Marine Killings "Unfathomable" ?

    Four U.S. Marines, barred from carrying weapons at naval training facilities despite explicit ISIS threats against our military, are dead in Tennessee. Another service member and a Chattanooga police officer survived gunshots after Thursday's two-stage massacre allegedly at the hands of...
  16. docjoctoo

    Scalia says Supreme Court Lacks Diversity

    "Scalia noted that “the Federal Judiciary is hardly a cross-section of America.” “Take, for example, this Court,” he said, “which consists of only nine men and women, all of them successful lawyers who studied at Harvard or Yale Law School. Four of the nine are natives of New York City. Eight...
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    Synthetic Cannabinoid Report

    U.S. poison centers received over 3500 calls related to synthetic cannabinoid use from January through May 2015 -- a 200% increase from the same period in 2014 -- according to a CDC analysis published in MMWR. Synthetic cannabinoids are produced by spraying psychoactive chemicals onto a plant...
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    OSHA's New Transgender Lavatory Rules

    OHSA New transgender lavatory rules…. Tony Perkins Is it a lavatory or a laboratory for social change? Depends on who you ask. Under the Obama administration, what happens in the bathroom is an issue for the boardroom, thanks to the Department of Labor. In an announcement this week, the...
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    Kenya Pastors tell Obama: Stop Preaching Homosexuality

    Michael F. Haverluck, May 18, 2015 6:55 Hundreds of Kenyan pastors have had enough of President Barack Obama’s aggressive push for African nations to forsake their religious convictions and fully embrace homosexual behavior and same-sex “marriage.” The Evangelical Alliance of...
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    Hillary and Bill Clinton earned over 24 million since January 2014

    CBS News Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton submitted her personal financial disclosure to the FEC Friday, and CBS News has obtained some of the documents disclosed. The period covered by the documents begins in January 2014 and extends all the way through last week. A Clinton...