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If you look at why [Americans] are here or why their parents are here or their grandparents are here, someone believed that in the United States of America, if you worked hard, you could have a better life. That’s what set us apart. It’s fragile, and we have to make sure that’s [still] true. If it ever becomes not true because the education system can’t deliver it, then there’s no hope of rebuilding it. Condoleezza Rice on Education: American Dream on Verge of Collapse — If America doesn’t reform education, security and upward mobility will suffer, she warns
Thursday, December 8, 2011 Tuesday, December 6, 2011
The United States jails 702 people per 100,000 (and a vast majority of those prisoners are men). This is 12 percent higher than Russia, and it is more than five times the incarceration rate of England and Wales, Spain, Canada, Australia, or Italy. “We are arresting far too many young men. … And this is an area where we can save money,” said Irwin Garfinkel, co-director of Columbia University’s Population Research Center, at a discussion at the Brookings Institution on Monday. Reducing the amount that the country spends on imprisoning over 2 million people could save money for governments already strapped for cash and cutting jobs—cuts that have affected women and men alike during the economic recovery. Men Continue To Fare Badly in This Economy
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Monday, November 21, 2011
The 10 Sunniest Places to Retire: American cities with long summers where you can spend your retirement.

The 10 Sunniest Places to Retire: American cities with long summers where you can spend your retirement.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Saturday, May 14, 2011 Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Thursday, March 17, 2011
These pills only protect you against radioactive iodine, and we have seen only a little in the way of radioactive iodine being released. Given the fact that it has a very short half-life, it’s close to zero that any radioactive iodine of any quantity that would do any harm would end up on U.S. shores. Jacqueline Williams, program director for radiation medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Center for Biophysical Assessment and Risk Management Following Irradiation — Rush to Buy Iodine Pills Unnecessary in U.S., Experts Say