"Why in early 2007 did he sign an executive order mandating that 11- and 12-year-old girls in Texas be given the vaccine Gardasil?"
Dr. Harper explained in her presentation that the cervical cancer risk in the U.S. is already extremely low, and that vaccinations are unlikely to have any effect upon the rate of cervical cancer in the United States. In fact, 70% of all HPV infections resolve themselves without treatment within a year, and the number rises to well over 90% in two years. Harper also mentioned the safety angle. All trials of the vaccines were done on children aged 15 and above, despite them currently being marketed for 9-year-olds.
They’re forcing pay cuts for the people who do the actual work there while their executives get millions in bonuses.
"Last year Verizon made $12 billion in profits, got $1 billion in government subsidies and paid zippo, zero in taxes. But instead of sharing this windfall with the working people who make the company successful, Verizon has the audacity to demand their workers take pay and benefit cuts of $20,000 a year. This at the same time that Verizon‘s four top executives have pocketed over $258 million (a quarter of a billion) in the past four years, which is obscene."
My brother Steve’s math website is Conquest Math, in case you or anyone you know has kids interested in math games. Here’s what people are were saying about it:
"Shayden loves your math games. He played 3 grade levels for over an hour. He did real well too. Thanks.” — Jeannie, harmonyhaven.wordpress.com "
Steve says, “Good. If he starts with the first one and goes through them all in any particular grade, he’ll get all the math skills for that grade, as listed in California. Pass it along! If somebody wants the BEST algebra book, they can get my book at www.lulu.com,” copied and pasted below:
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Learning Algebra through Graphing
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With over 20 years of experience teaching algebra to kids that had trouble getting it, this book was created. It is filled with exercises to teach the California Algebra standards. To help kids get it easier, a lot of graphing is done or interpreted to help make them familiar with that.