We need as many as we can get. Hopefully we'll pick up another one in Louisiana in December.
***Gallup: GOP Congress more popular than Obama. Yet they're still trying to spin the drubbing Democrats got last Tuesday as "not that big a deal."
***This is nuts! To appease Muslims, Christmas and Jewish holidays have been dropped from this school's calendar. Will somebody tell me why we're so afraid of offending people who want us all dead?
The Montgomery County Board of Education on Tuesday voted to strip the names of Christian and Jewish holidays from its school calendar amid complaints from the parents of Muslim children seeking recognition for Islamic holidays.
The schools still will be closed on the holidays, but the board voted 7-1 to move the religious references from the calendar.
The surprise development came after Muslim community leaders complained that the Eid al-Adha holiday was not getting equal recognition on next year’s school calendar as the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which both will fall on Sept. 23.