Thursday, October 30, 2014
          

John Boehner Says Unemployed People ‘Just Sit Around,’ Don’t Think They Have To Work

Posted in Entertainment News

Thinkprogress.org 10/9/2014

"... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) seemed to echo Mitt Romney’s infamous claim that 47 percent of Americans are “takers” who suck up government benefits during a speech at a conservative Washington D.C. think tank on Thursday. Addressing the American Enterprise Institute, Boehner suggested that President Barack Obama’s economy has lulled many unemployed people into a sense of dependence on government. ..."

Read the entire article: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2014/09/19/3569632/boehner-unemployed-work/ 

No More Blurred Lines: Paula Patton Officially Files For Divorce From Robin Thicke

Posted in Entertainment News

Uticoad.com 10/9/2014

"... Paula Patton doesn't want Robin Thicke back. According to TMZ, Patton has filed for divorce from her high school sweetheart citing irreconcilable differences. Patton has asked for joint legal and physical custody of their son Julian and court documents cite the date of separation as February 21. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.uticaod.com/article/ZZ/20141009/NEWS/310099998 

Does Violence In Entertainment Affect How We See Violence In The News?

Posted in Entertainment News

National.deseretnews.com 10/9/2014

"... The evidence is mounting that an overexposure to violence in movies and TV can affect the brain, desensitizing viewers to graphic images. Studies from the late 1990s, 2011, 2012 and 2014 have found that exposure to violence in media can impact brain structure and lead to changes in behavior. ..."

Read the entire article: http://national.deseretnews.com/article/2502/does-violence-in-entertainment-affect-how-we-see-violence-in-the-news.html 

Celebrities Want You To ‘Rock The Vote’

Posted in Entertainment News

Msnbc.com 10/9/2014

"... Nothing brings celebrities together like the right to vote. With the help of a slew of celebrities Rock the Vote released a new ad #turnoutthevote, on Tuesday, to help encourage the millennial generation to come out and vote in four weeks. Founded in 1990, Rock the Vote has always encouraged America’s youth to vote and as they gear up for the midterm elections they are enlisting a variety of celebrities to help push their message. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.msnbc.com/the-cycle/celebrities-want-you-rock-the-vote 

Police: Woman Who Falsely Accused Lynch Should Be Charged

Posted in False Accusations

Komonews.com 10/8/2014

"... The police department believes the 31-year-old woman lied in August when she said Lynch attacked her inside a Bellevue apartment. In a Thursday news release, a department official said detectives have developed probable cause to believe the woman made "false or misleading statement to a public servant," which is a gross misdemeanor. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.komonews.com/sports/Police-Woman-who-falsely-accused-Lynch-should-be-charged-277982391.html 

Lawsuit Casts Harsh Light On Due Process At Colgate

Posted in Policy & Legislation

Realclearpolitics.com 10/8/2014

"... The lawsuit accuses Colgate and several members of the university's administration, faculty, and staff -- including President Jeffrey Herbst, Provost Douglas Hicks, and Dean of the College Suzy Nelson -- of multiple civil rights violations as well as false imprisonment, breach of contract, and failure to substantially observe the school’s established procedures. The court is currently weighing Colgate’s motion to dismiss the suit. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2014/10/03/lawsuit_casts_harsh_light_on_due_process_at_colgate__124167.html 

In California, Every Love Scene Ever Filmed Is Rape

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Spectator.org 10/8/2014

"... Students must obtain “affirmative consent” before engaging in “sexual activity” and then ensure that said consent is “ongoing throughout a sexual activity.” Under the new standard, just about every love scene ever filmed is a rape. One thing leading to another is now just a series of escalating violations. ..."

Read the entire article: http://spectator.org/articles/60543/california-every-love-scene-ever-filmed-rape 

Psychologist Offers Insight On Bullying And How To Prevent It

Posted in Bullying

Apa.org 10/8/2014

"... October is National Bullying Prevention Month, an annual campaign launched in 2006 by the Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights to raise awareness of and prevent bullying. Bullying is aggressive, repeated and intentional behavior designed to show an imbalance of power. One out of three students is bullied during the school year, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2014/09/prevent-bullying.aspx 

Why California’s ‘Affirmative Consent’ Law Violates Basic Constitutional Rights

Posted in Policy & Legislation

Theothermccain.com 10/8/2014

"... Sexual assault is a crime. Rape is not a school disciplinary infraction, and the attempt by universities to set up a pseudo-judicial system to deal with accusations of sexual assault was always a dubious endeavor. What college administrators have done, in their effort to appease feminists, is to establish phony “courts” where people can be “convicted” of very serious crimes without the due process rights guaranteed under the Constitution. ..."

Read the entire article: http://theothermccain.com/2014/10/07/why-californias-affirmative-consent-law-violates-basic-constitutional-rights/ 

California’s Radical College-Sex-Law Experiment

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Nymag.com 10/8/2014

"... Governor Jerry Brown has recently signed an “affirmative consent law,” which requires all sexual activity among college students to obtain “affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement” and requires such consent be “ongoing throughout a sexual activity.” It is a massive broadening of the legal definition of rape, and a new blow in the culture wars that will likely reverberate in ways liberals have barely begun to contemplate. ..."

Read the entire article: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/10/californias-radical-college-sex-law-experiment.html 

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