Deprogramming: Political And Religious Mind Control

Wiki: Deprogramming refers to actions that attempt to force a person to abandon allegiance to a religious or political group. Methods and practices typically involve violent kidnapping and coercion.

Ted Patrick, one of the pioneers of deprogramming, used a confrontational method:

“When you deprogram people, you force them to think…But I keep […]

Iraqi Children For Sale

UNICEF:

– An estimated 2 million children in Iraq continue to face threats including poor nutrition, disease and interrupted education.

– Many of the 220,000 displaced children of primary school age had their education interrupted.

– An estimated 760,000 children (17 per cent) did not go to primary schools in […]

Global Shift In Wealth May Not Include America

Oil Price Rise Causes Global Shift in Wealth

Iran, Russia and Venezuela Feel the Benefits

High oil prices are fueling one of the biggest transfers of wealth in history. Oil consumers are paying $4 billion to $5 billion more for crude oil every day than […]

2008 Presidential Election Outlook For America’s Children

2007 Presidential Primary Polls

National Survey Findings For Children’s Agenda

 

Voters across the country believe that political leaders are not doing enough to ensure the health, education and well-being of children and that the next President and Congress need to give a higher priority to the country’s children and […]

Texas HB 3469 – Clean School Busses and Clean Air

Texas Clean School Bus Program

What Your School Can Do About Air Pollution from School Buses

As a result of House Bill 3469, the Texas Legislature authorized the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to launch and administer a clean school bus program designed to improve the […]

Why Are So Many Texans Still Illiterate? Who Do They Vote For?

More than 1/5 of Lubbock County residents illiterate

Of Lubbock County’s 254,862 residents, 54,000 adults in Lubbock County are illiterate, according to the Report on the State of Adult Literacy in Texas.

“We have a huge literacy problem,” said Carol Keeney, executive director of the Lubbock Area Coalition for Literacy. “A […]

SCHIP Pros and Cons From Texans and My Opinion

SCHIP OPINIONS from Houston Chronicle:

This country owes more than $9 trillion. In one generation we have gone from the largest creditor nation to the largest debtor nation. … I am very sympathetic to children who do not have health insurance coverage. But I don’t believe nationalization is the answer. Our government has […]

HR976, SCHIP Faces Bush Push For Bullets Not Children

HR976 – Lloyd Doggett, (D) 25th District Texas, hits Bush in the nose again. Bush screwed Texas Children SCHIP and is doing the same for the nation’s children. Lloyd cites the fact that Texas ranks 37th in 2006 and worse this year.

Bush’s daughters are alive and well, NOT because of any […]

Thank You Rep. Coleman – CHIPS Program Needs Your Voice

Rep. Garnet F. Coleman, D-Houston, is a member of the Public Health Committee in the Texas House. E-mail to: ryan.goodland@house.state.tx.us. – Sunday, September 23, 2007 – One of the most telling measures of our values and compassion — as individuals, as a state and as a nation — is our commitment to afford […]

$750 Million A Day Spent On Bush Armageddon Envy

The Quakers have a wonderful website, AFSC.ORG , that keeps tally of the dollars being flushed down the war toilet. They have posted alternative directions this enormous amount of money could be better spent. This country contains well over 300 Million souls. The quality of life is rapidly being thrown in two directions; […]