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Texas schools rewrite history books to fit political ideology. (wtf?)

http://www.washingtonpost.com

Historians on Tuesday criticized proposed revisions to the Texas social studies curriculum, saying that many of the changes are historically inaccurate and that they would affect textbooks and classrooms far beyond the state's borders. The changes, which were preliminarily approved last week by the Texas board of education and are expected to be given final approval in May, will reach deeply into Texas history classrooms, defining what textbooks must include and what teachers must cover.

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The Evil Lincoln

http://theinternationallibertarian.blogspot.com

This article was originally published at OpEdNews.com on February 15, 2009

With Abraham Lincoln’s birthday just passed on February 12th the media was replete with praise for him. Unfortunately, this whitewashed view of him is misguided. Rather than being the honest and resolute knight in shining armor that he is made out to be, on closer inspection he turns out to be one of the worst politicians Illinois has produced.

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Time traveling cigarette snatchers rewrite history

http://www.datelinezero.com

It's for "the children," I suppose. Some people are trying to teach children that cigars, pipes, and cigarettes never existed. Thus, otherwise historic photos Winston Churchill, Clement Hurd, and others, are appearing ... sans cigar or cigarette.

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German faces jail for Adolf Hitler cell phone ring tone

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

"A German man is facing up to six months in prison for having a speech by Adolf Hitler as mobile phone ring tone" --- Ok, so obviously the guy in question could choose a better ringtone (Rammstein, perhaps?), but is it a good idea to use the tactics of totalitarianism to stamp out the history of totalitarianism? Just sayin'.....

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Created by Deslock Darkstar 3 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 41 weeks ago
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Afghan War is Now The Longest War In US History

http://abcnews.go.com

From ABC News: Afghan War Now Marks Another Grim Milestone....

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