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Morning Roundup: From The Washington Post: Obama angers teachers with comments on firings President's support for the mass...

Morning Roundup:

From The Washington Post: Obama angers teachers with comments on firings
President's support for the mass firings at a failing Rhode Island school draws rebuke from union officials.

From the Los Angeles Times: Student apologizes for noose in UC San Diego library
The campus paper publishes an anonymous letter by a minority student who calls the incident 'a mindless act and stupid mistake.'

From The New York Times: At Brown, Spotlight on the President's Role at a Bank
The campus community of Brown University is now taking notice of Ruth Simmons's seat on the board of Goldman Sachs, which she held for 10 years.

From USA Today: To reduce dropouts, Obama proposes $900M for schools
President Barack Obama on Monday addressed the nation's school dropout epidemic, proposing $900 million to states and school districts that agree to drastically change or even shutter their worst performing schools.

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Conservative radio host Dennis Prager defended his use of the word "ki*e," on his show Thursday by insisting that people should be able to use the word ni**er as well.

It all started when a caller asked why he felt comfortable using the term "ki*e" while discussing bigotry while using the term "N-word" when referring to a slur against African-Americans.

Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

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