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 Scott Walker Gives $81,500 Government Job To Top Donor’s 26-Year-Old College Dropout Son
Scott Walker Gives $81,500 Government Job To Top Donor’s 26-Year-Old College Dropout Son
Today, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reveals that Walker is using state funds to pay more than $81,500 a year to the 26-year-old son of a major campaign donor with no college degree and two drunken-driving convictions.

Despite having almost no management experience, UW Madison college dropout Brian Deschane now oversees state environmental and regulatory issues and manages dozens of Commerce Department employees. picked by zircon77777 7 months ago
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 Wisconsin governor defends hobbling unions
Wisconsin governor defends hobbling unions
Just how much did weakening government workers' collective bargaining rights save the state of Wisconsin? demanded Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio.

"That particular part doesn't save any," Walker replied. picked by zircon77777 7 months ago
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 Manufacturing a Crisis
Manufacturing a Crisis
Regardless of what you think about public sector unions, it's important to understand what's really going on in Wisconsin right now. Were they facing an unsustainable, existential budget crisis when Gov. Scott Walker took office earlier this year? No. Are they facing an unsustainable, existential budget crisis now? No. They're facing a genuine budget problem, but it's one that was made even worse ... read full post picked by cecilberman 9 months ago
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 Highschool Students Forced to Choose Major
Highschool Students Forced to Choose Major
Highschool freshmen in Florida will be forced starting this Fall to declare a college major from a set a state-approved choices, while students in Mississippi will be able to choose from nine career paths. The states involved support this move and think it will benefit the children. College administrators, who will be teaching the students in the future, say otherwise. picked by joshdb 4 years ago
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 College Grad Working 50 Jobs In 50 States In One Year
College Grad Working 50 Jobs In 50 States In One Year
For three years after college graduation, Daniel Seddiqui struggled to land a job. So he shifted gears and went after 50, one in each state, for one week apiece. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 College justice falls short for rape victim
College justice falls short for rape victim
A college campus isn't the first place that comes to mind in a discussion about violent crime. But research funded by the U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1 out of 5 college women will be sexually assaulted. NPR's investigative unit teamed up with journalists at the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) to look at the failure of schools — and the government agency that oversees them &... read full post picked by lynxears 2 years ago
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 19-year-old to graduate college after year
19-year-old to graduate college after year
A 19-year-old suburban Detroit resident is on track to graduate from The University of Michigan after just a year of study. picked by AutumnLotus 5 years ago
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 Porn star sets up $75,000 college fund for her sister's children. Square sister doesn't want to accept the money. Dear Abby to the rescue.
Porn star sets up $75,000 college fund for her sister's children. Square sister doesn't want to accept the money. Dear Abby to the rescue.
DEAR ABBY: Two years ago my younger sister "Cilla" generously set up college funds for my three children. Each account has more than $25,000. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Ever Wonder Why College Tuition Goes Up Every Year?
Ever Wonder Why College Tuition Goes Up Every Year?
It costs a lot of money to go to college. It costs even more money to run a college. And it’s costing increasingly more money to pay college and university presidents’ salaries and compensation packages, with many reaching the million-dollar mark. picked by 1krazykorean 4 years ago
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 Today's College Students Lack Empathy
Today's College Students Lack Empathy
A study concludes that college students after the year 2000 are significantly less empathetic than those of previous generations.

Includes a link to a quiz that shows where you fall compared to them. picked by sidran32 1 year ago
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 9 reasons why college football is better than the NFL
9 reasons why college football is better than the NFL
The debate over whether or not college ball is better than the NFL has been raging for years, but the popularity of fantasy football, in addition to outrage over the BCS system has tilted the scales towards the NFL in recent years. However, there are still a number of factors that might still give college football the edge. Here are nine of them. picked by 2manyusernames 1 year ago
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 SoCal college offers YouTube class
SoCal college offers YouTube class
Here's a dream-come-true for Web addicts: college credit for watching YouTube. Pitzer College this fall began offering what may be the first course about the video-sharing site. About 35 students meet in a classroom but work mostly online, where they view YouTube content and post their comments. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 11-Year-Old Graduates College With Degree in Astrophysics
11-Year-Old Graduates College With Degree in Astrophysics
His parents say they never planned to enroll their son in college at age 8, and sought to put him in a private elementary school when he was 6. "They didn't want to accept me because I knew more than the teacher there. picked by tigertony 2 years ago
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 Font Fight!!!
Font Fight!!!
Seems we've got a comedian running for Wisconsin governor. Wanna know how funny Republican nominee Scott Walker is? His opponent, Tom Barrett, released a 67-page jobs plan, so Walker goes and releases a 68-page plan, in a giant font size. picked by suebe 1 year ago
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 Judge Stumps Attorney By Asking How Would Same Sex Marriage Hurt Heterosexuals
Judge Stumps Attorney By Asking How Would Same Sex Marriage Hurt Heterosexuals
Federal judge, Vaughn Walker presiding over a lawsuit questioning the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, asked the attorney for the backers of the proposition how allowing same-sex couples hurts heterosexuals from marrying and having children. The lawyer admitted he didn't know. picked by bernardblack 2 years ago
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 Honorary Degrees are stupid
Honorary Degrees are stupid
The editorial claims that honorary degrees make a mockery out true degrees. As a college student, I think this is a valid claim. College is hard, no? picked by moodymiss 4 years ago
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 19 Years, One Class A Semester, Finally, A Degree
19 Years, One Class A Semester, Finally, A Degree
Kathy Vitzthum took her first class at Iowa State University in 1992. Just one class. She continued taking one class per semester, every semester, for the next 19 years, while working and raising a family. Next week—at the age of 48—she will finally graduate with a degree in accounting, fulfilling a promise that she made to her dying father more than a decade ago. picked by suebe 7 months ago
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 Judge Halts New Wisconsin Labor Law
Judge Halts New Wisconsin Labor Law
A Wisconsin judge issued a temporary restraining order Friday blocking the state’s new and contentious collective bargaining law from taking effect, raising the possibility that the Legislature may have to vote again to pass the bill. picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 Colorado DoE Working to Kill Bill Providing Free College Tuition to Decorated Combat Vets
Colorado DoE Working to Kill Bill Providing Free College Tuition to Decorated Combat Vets
A bill that would grant Colorado residents who were awarded Purple Heart or higher medal free college tuition is under fire as too costly by people such as David Skaggs of the Dept of Education. The same David Skaggs who proposes having tax payers pay a large percentage of illegal alien's tuition. picked by 2manyusernames 4 years ago
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 10 Things to find out before committing to a college
10 Things to find out before committing to a college
Well graduation time is fast approaching. For those who may be seeking a college to attend here are some things to consider before you decide on which. No, the degree of partying is not one of the things to consider picked by 2manyusernames 3 years ago
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 Wisconsin Governor Proposes Union Compromise in E-Mails
Wisconsin Governor Proposes Union Compromise in E-Mails
Blinking first in a nearly three-week standoff with absent Senate Democrats, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker offered to keep certain collective bargaining rights in place for state workers in a proposed compromise, according to e-mails released Tuesday by his office. (Fox News' words, not mine... UPDATE: the Fox News story was altered to say "Appearing to blink first" after I posted it... th... read full post picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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