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British School Bans Valentine’s Day Gift Exchange

Valentine’s Day is often dismissed by critics as just one of many Hallmark-generated holidays with its heart in the wrong place, but a British primary school is taking the anti-Valentine angle quite literally, prohibiting students from exchanging cards and candies and warning that any attempt to swap sentimental greetings will be stopped on the spot—but it’s not exactly for the reasons you might suspect.

Posted on Feb 11, 2010 READ MORE


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Karzai: Afghan Schoolchildren Killed in Military Operation

Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s office released a statement in which he said he “strongly condemns” a military operation involving “international forces”—one in a series that reportedly occurred over the weekend—in which at least eight Afghan schoolchildren were said to be among the civilian casualties.

Posted on Dec 28, 2009 READ MORE


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Fox News Drags Kids Into Faux Obama Conspiracy Theories

The folks at Fox News are outraged after seeing a clip of some New Jersey school kids singing President Obama’s praises and have handily spun the story into yet another sign of the Obama administration’s relentless indoctrination of unsuspecting Americans everywhere. Problem is, there’s similar footage to be found of schoolchildren doing the same for George W. Bush.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009 READ MORE


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