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1939 NYPD Used IQ to Choose 300 Recruits Out of 33,000 Applicants

July 30, 2014
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1939 NYPD Used IQ to Choose 300 Recruits Out of 33,000 Applicants

“In 1939, a decade into the Great Depression and with unemployment still at 17 percent, the NYPD had just three hundred new slots to offer its next class and a vast pool of applicants–thirty-three thousand men,” reports US sociologist Charles Murray.         The IQ test made the primary selection, with a screening…

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Power Brokers Are Drinking The Cool Aid

July 30, 2014
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Power Brokers Are Drinking The Cool Aid

Political expedience is a hard cycle to break. Sam Kephart has a few thoughts on the subject,, and he shared them with Gordon Howie on Liberty Today TV. Liberty Today TV is reaching viewers around the world with NEWS, information and conservative commentary. We need your help to continue delivering this conservative Christian message to…

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Sioux Militant Robert Packard Says “NO” to Welfare

July 29, 2014
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Sioux Militant Robert Packard Says “NO” to Welfare

Being too immersed in your native culture keeps people from seeing the forest for the trees.  Novelist James Joyce had to leave his native Ireland for a sojourn in Switzerland to finally get a perspective on what was happening back home.       Similarly, Yankton Sioux tribal member Robert Packard left South Dakota several…

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Faith, Freedom and Purpose

July 29, 2014
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South Dakota has a choice: More of the same? Or supporting the candidate who will turn Washington DC back in the right direction! Individual giving limits are $2,600.00 per person, $5,200.00 per couple   *** This is a paid political advertisement *** paid for by Gordon Howie for Senate

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Baby or Pet in Locked Car: a College Engineering Design Problem?

July 28, 2014
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Baby or Pet in Locked Car: a College Engineering Design Problem?

Most seniors in engineering programs across America work with professors on a final research design project to apply what they’ve learned to a real life situation.       Faculty can choose a topic, but so can a student.  A good choice might mean economic development for the college if the project addresses an unsatisfied…

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Clear Conscience

July 27, 2014
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Clear Conscience

A message of hope, inspiration and challenge. America’s only hope for restoration is for men, women and children to turn their hearts toward God. This Sunday message is one that is good for every day of the week. *** Pastor Ron Burtz*** Do you have a clear conscience before God?   ************************************************************ If you do…

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Plagiarism Symptom of Academic Sickness for Military, Colleges

July 26, 2014
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Plagiarism Symptom of Academic Sickness for Military, Colleges

Plagiarism won’t likely be documented in universities and the military because the disease is too far spread.  Montana’s US Senator John Walsh apparently copied about 79% of his Master’s thesis for the US Army War College.      Was he knowingly cheating–or just an innocent playing a game that seemed so normal that it didn’t…

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Corruption In South Dakota

July 26, 2014
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Corruption In South Dakota

South Dakota has a reputation as a conservative, well-run state. But something may be brewing that would tarnish that reputation. The Dakota Reporter (DakotaReporter.com) and others are discovering many examples they allege are evidence of “injustice”, corruption and criminal activity.  Another site asking questions is the facebook page Investigate Mike Rounds & Dennis Daugaard NOW…

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Teacher Pay: Are Education Degrees Surefire Path to Mediocrity?

July 25, 2014
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Teacher Pay: Are Education Degrees Surefire Path to Mediocrity?

Line up all the millionaires in South Dakota, and some poor soul (sob sob) will come in last.  The same goes for teacher salaries from state to state.  Being last, as South Dakota teachers are paywise, doesn’t mean that there’s a grave injustice.  Why?  There will logically always be a last place which can never…

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Will Israeli Annexation of Gaza Stop Unnecessary Bloodshed?

July 24, 2014
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Will Israeli Annexation of Gaza Stop Unnecessary Bloodshed?

The tragedy of lost lives and personal anguish in Gaza has been well-documented in the US mainstream media’s nightly account of the conflict between Hamas and Israel.  Benjamin Netanyahu asks Americans to imagine what they would do if a steady stream of missiles were striking everywhere, especially if the launching pads were deliberately located in…

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