Plot To Assassinate Obama Thwarted

By The News Oct 28, 2008

White Supremacist Plot To Assassinate Obama Thwarted Two white supremacist youth planned to kill 88 Blacks, including decapitating 14 of them, but were stopped this weekend by local and federal authorities. The two youth, Daniel Cowart and Paul Schlesselman, were charged with "the illegal possession of a sawed-off shotgun, conspiracy to rob a gun store and making threats against a major presidential candidate." LA Times. A Winning Formula For Educational Success in South LA The Inner City Education Foundation (ICEF) seems to have come up with a winning program to develop successful charter schools in the South LA area, and now they are hoping to expand it to over a dozen new schools by 2016. ICEF official said “the strength of our program [is that] we teach all the students as if they are gifted, and we provide all of the support that they need in order to get them to that level…the curriculum itself it really supports all types of learners.” New American Media. Obama, McCain Battle Over Latino/a Votes In the final week running up to the election, both candidates are fighting to win Latinos, a voting block estimated at over 7 million. Polls since 2006 show Latinos increasingly supporting the Democrats, a trend which has only increased with recent mass roundups and arrests of undocumented workers. The Raw Story.