Cheers and jeers


… to the Portage County Drug Task Force for making 56 more felony drug arrests in 2006 than in 2005.

… to Kent State for checking operating elevators on campus after the elevator death of an Ohio State student in October 2006.

… to Texas for requiring a vaccination for

11- and 12-year-old girls against a sexually transmitted virus (HPV) that can develop into cervical cancer and genital warts.


… to Kent State students for rallying against a common cause that is pointless compared to other injustices going on in the world.

… to President George Bush for sending Congress a $2.9 trillion budget for the intended increase in Iraq.

… to an Oregon man who is accused of using a 100,000 volt stun gun on his 18-month-old son.

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