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  • Former Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-Mich.) to lead UFO sighting inquiry

    04/12/2013 4:24:49 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 20 replies
    upi ^ | April 11, 2013
    WASHINGTON,- A group hoping to prove existence of extraterrestrials plans hearings in Washington led by former U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, it announced. The gathering, called "The Citizen Hearing on Disclosure" and hosted by the Paradigm Research Group, based in Bethesda, Md., will offer more than 30 hours of congressional-style hearings, April 29 to May 3, at the National Press Club in Washington, The Detroit News reported Thursday. Cheeks Kilpatrick, a member of Congress from 1997 to 2010 and mother of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, will join five other former members of Congress to interview witnesses who claim a...
  • Biased Message Pitched in Taxpayer Funded Textbook

    05/21/2012 5:19:21 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 10 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 5/20/2012 | Tom Gantert
    Students in high schools around Michigan and the nation are being taught how former U.S. Representative Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, D-Detroit, was “more interested in finding solutions than focusing on politics,” according to a 2005 American Government textbook still in use. “The best public policy is bipartisan,” Kilpatrick is quoted as saying on page 339 of a profile of her called, “Voices on Government,” in Prentice Hall Magruder’s “American Government." Except, nobody considered Kilpatrick, the mother of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, to be bipartisan in the 14 years she served in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Kilpatrick had one of the...