Archive for April 29th, 2008

Another Schoolteacher Has Sex with Students

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Yet another female school teacher has been arrested for having sex with her students.

A former Florida teacher already arrested twice for allegedly having sex with two of her students has reportedly scored a hat trick, after police say she again had sex with a previous victim.

Stephanie Ragusa, 29, of Tampa was taken into custody yesterday shortly after Hillsborough County detectives saw her exiting the home of the 16-year old boy.

It’s Ragusa’s third arrest since last month on similar sex charges.

“She’s in need of help,” sheriff’s Lt. Fred Asteasuainzarra told the Tampa Tribune.

Her arrest affidavit indicates she drove to the boy’s home in her boyfriend’s pickup, saying she wanted to discuss her criminal case, but she and the teen ended up having sex.

Sheriff’s spokesman J.D. Callaway said deputies in the neighborhood stumbled onto the arrest when they saw Ragusa leave the home.

“Before they knew it, she was coming out of the house,” Callaway told the St. Petersburg Times. “It was a chance encounter that surprised the detectives.”

The arrest report says Ragusa has written the boy love letters and given him presents, as well as a copy of her handwritten will.

She was charged with two counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, as police placed into evidence cell-phone video footage.

Ragusa, who taught special education at Tampa’s Davidsen Middle School and math at Martinez Middle School in Lutz, Fla., previously was charged with having sex with two male students. Those allegations led to numerous counts of lewd or lascivious battery and unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

While one of the teens had been her student in class, Ragusa met the other when he was 14. He had been assigned to push her wheelchair around campus after she had broken her foot.

Detectives say Ragusa told the boy she could help him overcome his shyness, so she brought him to her apartment for three sexual encounters between October 2006 and May 2007.

Officials say that during this time, she became intimate with the other boy, and had sex with him more than 20 times between February 2007 and March 2008, including once at her home when she provided the boy a contraceptive.

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Class For Kids: How To Be Homosexual

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

A state-funded organization in Maine that has been touted as “a stellar program for social change” is advertising a coming seminar that essentially provides information to impressionable school-age boys on how to be homosexual, according to a pro-family organization opposing the plans.

The seminar is called “Queer, Questioning, Quiet: Developing Gender Identity & Male Sexual Orientation” and is being promoted by the Boys to Men organization headquartered in Portland, Maine, during its coming 2008 conference. The session is to feature a presentation by speakers from the homosexual Proud Rainbow Youth for Southern Maine, officials said.

“I think it’s outrageous,” Michael Heath, chief of the Christian Civic League of Maine told WND. ‘”This is now starting to happen in public schools throughout our state. The public needs to wake up, become aware, and speak out against it.”

The Boys to Men website advertisement about its conference says the outreach is “targeted primarily to middle and high school boys and their adult male mentors.” The specific workshop on homosexuality, the website said, includes “speakers from the Maine SpeakOut Project and PRYSM [who] will discuss their own coming-out experiences and use these as a springboard for exploring LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered] issues and resources for youth in Southern Maine.”

The organization’s “core value” page states: “Traditional media and cultural representations of masculinity and femininity are too narrowly defined and contribute to destructive and damaging behavior towards individuals of all genders and ages. We are committed to eliminating the inequalities and institutional injustices that result from these traditional media and cultural representations of masculinity.”

It also lists as a goal to teach “young men and young women to work together to enhance school climate by standing up against … gender stereotyping, homophobia and intolerance of difference.”

“This continues to happen to impressionable young boys,” Heath said. “The sad thing is the boys who are least able to endure this message, this confusion, are the ones they’re preying upon.”

He said the New England states are just about even with California in pursuit of a sexual liberation that makes the hippies’ free love atmosphere of the 1960s look staid.

“We have laws protecting transgenders. We have a 10-year-old boy [in the state] being raised as a girl. The elementary school is being forced to allow the boy to use the bathroom with the girls,” Heath said.

He said it’s so important that families, and especially parents of younger children, realize the “sexual orientation cabal” that is flooding his state and region.

“We writing about it [the seminar] right now,” he said. “We’re going to let folks know … what’s going on.”

He said the “sexual revolution” is entrenched in the law, and its impacts are both widespread and serious.

“I don’t think insanity is too strong a word for it,” he said. “Here in New England .. urges and pleasures are what drive the culture, the law.”

Unless there is a rally for traditional and moral views, he said, “We will witness the disintegration of a civilization.” A best-case result would be that there is enough of a public reaction to the teachings that people start to pay attention and act on traditional moral values, he said.

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Homosexual Leader Calls AIDS: “A Gay Disease”

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that between 2001 and 2005, over 988,000 people have been diagnosed with the AIDS virus. Of those people diagnosed, over 550,000 have died. Of those 988,000 people diagnosed with AIDS, over 879,000 of them are homosexual.
It is estimated there are approximately 4 million homosexuals in the United States. That means almost 25% of them are infected with the AIDS virus.
Put into other words, if a homosexual has sex with multiple partners, as the majority of them do, then he stands a chance of becoming infected with the AIDS virus if he has as few as four different partners. The average homosexual male reports having anywhere between 30 and 100 different partners by the time he is 25 years old. Now the odds of getting AIDS are even worse.
There is no cure for AIDS. It is 100% fatal. It is not a question of “if” the infected person is going to die after catching the AIDS virus; it’s a matter of “when”.
Educators and homosexual activist tell us that condoms will prevent the spread of AIDS. The truth of the matter is that although they will help, they are only slightly better than 90% effective “when used correctly”. So there is still a 10% chance, or better, of catching AIDS, even when using a condom.

The head of a major homosexual group admitted for the first time that HIV/AIDS is “a gay disease,” but added that he believed victory for the full range of the homosexual agenda was inevitable.
Matt Foreman (picture to the right), executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF, www.thetaskforce.org), the Matt Foremannation’s oldest gay rights group, made the statements at the organization’s national conference in February.
Foreman’s controversial statement about AIDS surprised even many of the conference attendees. He told them, “Folks, with 70% of the people in this country living with HIV being gay or bi(sexual), we cannot deny that HIV is a gay disease. We have to own that and face up to that.”
That simple admission sparked a flurry of commentary from pro-family groups like AFA and Focus on the Family. For example, Gary Glenn, president of AFA of Michigan, said in a press release: “Despite medical data identifying homosexual activity among males as by far the largest single source of HIV infection in the U.S., homosexual activists have routinely condemned conservative and public health organizations for characterizing the disease as being predominantly associated with and spread by homosexual behavior.”
Glenn added that “Foreman should also publicly accept responsibility for professionally promoting a lifestyle that’s medically associated with a dramatically higher risk of domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, eating disorders, life-threatening diseases such as AIDS, cancer, and hepatitis, and premature death by up to 20 years.”
Homosexual activist Sean Kosofsky, director of policy for the Triangle Foundation, a gay lobby group that frequently tangles with Glenn, struck back at the AFA chapter president. “Gary Glenn is certainly no Christian and has no compassion for his fellow man and should be ashamed of himself for using these comments to further marginalize gay people,” Kosofsky said. “Leave it to Gary to manipulate and distract people with this kind of ugly bigotry.”
Other homosexual activists, however, seemed to agree with Foreman’s initial statement at the conference. For example, Sean Strub, founder of POZ magazine, which targets those who are living with HIV, said, “What Matt [Foreman] meant was we as a gay community have to take more responsibility for the epidemic. Too much of the [gay] community has relegated the epidemic as some other community’s concern.”
In a follow-up interview, however, Foreman implied that gay men are not responsible for getting AIDS. “I don’t blame our community for the fact that MSM [men who have sex with men] still account for nearly three quarters of men living with HIV,” Foreman said. “I hold our government accountable” for failing to deal effectively with the AIDS crisis.

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Syrian Nukes Were Possible One Year From Plant Startup

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

The fact that a terrorist supporting regime, like Syria, was within one year of having two nuclear weapons should be very scary. We should be thanking the Israelis for doing the world’s dirty work.

WASHINGTON – CIA Director Michael Hayden said Monday that the alleged Syrian nuclear reactor destroyed by an Israeli airstrike in September would have produced enough plutonium for one or two bombs within a year of becoming operational.

U.S. intelligence and administration officials publicly disclosed last week their assessment that Syria was building a covert nuclear reactor with North Korean assistance. They said it was modeled on the shuttered North Korean reactor at Yongbyon, which produced a small amount of plutonium. The Syrian site, they said, was within weeks or months of being operational.

“In the course of a year after they got full up they would have produced enough plutonium for one or two weapons,” Hayden told reporters after a speech at Georgetown University.

Almost all reactors produce plutonium, even those dedicated to peaceful purposes, according to David Albright, president of the nonprofit Institute for Science and International Security. Albright analyzed commercial satellite imagery of the bombed facility last fall and surmised then it was a nuclear reactor.

Neither the United States nor Israel told the International Atomic Energy Agency about the Syrian site until last week, about a year after they obtained what they considered to be decisive intelligence: dozens of photographs from a handheld camera that showed both the interior and exterior of the mysterious compound in Syria’s eastern desert.

From the CIA’s perspective, that intelligence was not the United States’ to share with the U.N. nuclear watchdog, Hayden said.

“We’ve made it clear we did not have complete control over the totality of the information because obviously it was the result of a team effort,” he said. “One has to respect the origin of the information in terms of how it is used.”

The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency chastised the United States on Friday for withholding information on the alleged Syrian reactor. One of the IAEA’s missions is to try to prevent nuclear proliferation, and it depends on member states for information.

A senior administration official told reporters last week that the United States kept the information secret after the Israeli strike because it feared revealing it might provoke Syria to strike back at Israel.

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