Jeb Bush, brother of former President George W. Bush, is hitting the campaign trail to praise the "government-run, unionized and politicized monopolies" agenda, which is now commonly referred to as Common Core.
According to NewsMax, "Responding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the set of state benchmarks should be "the new minimum" for America's classrooms."
Acclaimed Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky continues to hold global appeal for readers.
Sputnik News reports that, "The writings of preeminent Russian writer are popular in Western countries, because they tackle philosophical questions in a deeply psychological way, Dr. Deborah Martinsen, International Dostoevsky Society President, told RIA Novosti Tuesday."
A new fad is emerging for gardeners, which is known as hydroponics.
According to the Contra Costa Times News, "Hydroponics may sound new age and faddish, but the practice of growing plants in water, not soil, has been around for centuries. Contra Costa Master Gardeners Linda McChesney and Dana Westphal told the Our Garden class this week that the practice is gaining in popularity with home gardeners and commercial growers. With the risk that our top soil will be depleted in 30 to 50 years, more people are taking a serious look at hydroponics."
The Duma, Russia's legislative body, is moving forward on enforcing tougher restrictions on abortion.
Russia Today reports that, "An assembly gathered by Russian Orthodox Christians has passed a resolution seeking legislative changes to ban all abortions, claiming that human life begins at the moment of conception."
Great Britain's Home Office will immediately deport all foreign-born comedians who crack, "Yo momma so fat that ..." jokes.
According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "Julien Blanc, the American "pick-up artist" criticised for encouraging misogyny, has been barred from entering Britain by the Home Office. Dating seminars run by the 25-year-old have sparked international criticism for their derogatory references to women and, in some cases, appearing to condone physical and emotional abuse."
The White House has just declared that President Barry Obama considers it a "badge of honor," to be anointed, "Emperor Obama."
The Daily Caller reports that, "White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Wednesday that when House Republicans call President Obama “Emperor Obama,” that’s a criticism the President “wears with a badge of honor.”
Samsung Corporation is hiring, but they will only hire you if you come from a wealthy family. Just a mere five percent of its workforce are employees who came from impoverished circumstances.
The Joong Ang Daily, "Samsung Group doesn’t officially announce the proportion of natural science or humanities majors it has hired. The group has only revealed that at least 30 percent of selected applicants would be women, 35 percent will have graduated from universities outside of Seoul (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and Pohang University of Science and Technology are not in subject to this rule), and 5 percent will be from low-income families."