Sunday, May 31, 2009

Links: Stimulus $ to Gay Cop Ban to Liberty College & More!

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Peru has announced that it will ban homosexuals from the police force for damaging the image of the institution.


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A May 28 press release from Housing Works alerted the media that as many as 60 Canadians had been turned away from the U.S. border in spite of "stated U.S. policy that foreigners living with HIV would no longer be barred from entering the country."


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A survey of dozens of women who fled violence in Darfur found that a third of them reported or showed signs of rape, and revealed a widespread fear of sexual violence in their refugee camp in Chad, a human rights group reported Sunday.


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Taking a semester off to travel and focus on writing isn't that unusual for a student at Brown University. But instead of studying comparative literature in Europe, Kevin Roose decided to go to Lynchburg, Va., and enroll at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University.


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General Motors’ bondholders finished voting Saturday on the company’s plan to exchange their debt for an ownership stake as high as 25 percent in G.M., the final obstacle to an orderly bankruptcy for the ailing carmaker.


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Tony Awards: Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre. My Dolly is nominated!

1 comment:

Lisa Allender said...

"Taking a semester off and...Jerry Falwell...."
WOW! Who'd have thought a super-educated, die-hard Liberal could go undercover at (yuck!)Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, and finish the book he set out to write, and end up saying he's glad he took courses there(one included a test which asked:
True or False: Noah's Ark was large enough to contain dinosaurs?(gasp!))and that he continues to pray, as he discovered it(the act of praying) changes him, for the better.
A real twist in a great story.
Thanks, Dustin!