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    Thought Id enoucrage some dialog about Iraq. Didn’t verify anything below FYI

    > Did you know that 47 countries have re-established their embassies in
    Iraq?
    >
    > Did you know that the Iraqi government employs 1.2 million Iraqi
    > people?
    >
    > Did you know that 3100 schools have been renovated, 364 schools are
    > under rehabilitation, 263 schools are now under construction and 38
    > new schools
    have
    > been built in Iraq?
    >
    > Did you know that Iraq?s higher educational structure consists of 20
    > Universities, 46 Institutes or colleges and 4 research centers?
    >
    > Did you know that 25 Iraq students departed for the United States in
    January
    > 2004 for the re-established Fulbright program?
    >
    > Did you know that the Iraqi Navy is operational? They have 5- 100-foot
    patrol
    > craft, 34 smaller vessels and a navel infantry regiment.
    >
    > Did you know that Iraq?s Air Force consists of three operation
    > squadrons,
    9
    > reconnaissance and 3 US C-130 transport aircraft which operate day and
    night,
    > and will soon add 16 UH-1 helicopters and 4 bell jet rangers?
    >
    > Did you know that Iraq has a counter-terrorist unit and a Commando
    Battalion?
    >
    > Did you know that the Iraqi Police Service has over 55,000 fully
    > trained
    and
    > equipped police officers?
    >
    > Did you know that there are 5 Police Academies in Iraq that produce
    > over
    3500
    > new officers each 8 weeks?
    >
    > Did you know there are more than 1100 building projects going on in
    > Iraq? They include 364 schools, 67 public clinics, 15 hospitals, 83
    > railroad
    stations,
    > 22 oil facilities, 93 water facilities and 69 electrical facilities.
    >
    > Did you know that 96% of Iraqi children under the age of 5 have
    > received
    the
    > first 2 series of polio vaccinations?
    >
    > Did you know that 4.3 million Iraqi children were enrolled in primary
    school
    > by mid October?
    >
    > Did you know that there are 1,192,000 cell phone subscribers in Iraq
    > and phone use has gone up 158%?
    >
    > Did you know that Iraq has an independent media that consist of 75
    > radio stations, 180 newspapers and 10 television stations?
    >
    > Did you know that the Baghdad Stock Exchange opened in June of 2004?
    >
    > Did you know that 2 candidates in the Iraqi presidential election had
    > a recent televised debate recently?
    >
    > OF COURSE WE DIDN?T KNOW!
    >
    > WHY DIDN?T WE KNOW??OUR MEDIA WOULDN?T TELL US!
    >
    > Because the liberal media would rather see the world
    > blow up than lose their power.
    >
    > Instead of shouting these accomplishments from every rooftop, they
    > would rather show photo?s of what a few perverted malcontent soldiers
    > have done
    in
    > prisons in many cases never disclosing the circumstances surrounding
    > the
    events.
    >
    > Instead of showing our love for our country, we get photos of flag
    > burning incidents at Abu Ghraib and people throwing snowballs at
    > presidential
    motorcades.
    >
    >
    > The lack of accentuating the positive in Iraq serves only one purpose.
    > It undermines the world?s perception of the United States and our
    > soldiers.
    >
    > I AM ASHAMED OF MY FELLOW AMERICANS WHO WOULD RATHER SEE TERRORISM
    > SUCCEED THAN PEACE.
    >
    >
    > —- This is verifiable on the Department of Defense website. Pass it
    > on!

    Trying to think of a catchy phrase.

    #38039

    Anonymous

    Several dozen private and public colleges have adopted “fullneed” aid formulas, mostly over the last few years, as a method to assure low and middleincome households that there’s a limit for the amount they are going to must spend to get a college education. The policies at Harvard and Princeton are pretty wellknown; right here are some lesscelebrated nearby examples.
    The University of Virginia covers all fees beyond the expected family contribution with workstudy and grant help for students with family members incomes below 200 % on the poverty line. The identical terms apply for students with needbased loans totaling $23,000 or a lot more more than four years.
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    Handful of schools backing off
    The College of William and Mary covers all student expenses beyond the “expected loved ones contribution” with grant help for state residents with loved ones incomes beneath $40,000.
    The Institute for College Access Results surveyed 52 schools with pledges to meet the complete demonstrated economic need and to either limit or eradicate loans from these packages. They located no other college preparing key changes in their policies inside the next two years.
    When each Williams and Dartmouth colleges announced over winter that they would retreat from from pledges to fund complete student want by means of grant aid alone, it seemed more than doable that other schools would follow.
    Here is actually a list with the schools and their pledges.

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