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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Friday, June 15, 2007

Females Targeted

(Fox News) - Taliban gunmen are being accused of killing a 13-year-old girl and her female schoolteacher in Afghanistan's Logar Province — because the girl attended school.

Females were prohibited from going to school when the Taliban was in power. The London Times reports 85 teachers and students have been killed in the past year — mostly by Taliban insurgents.


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