St. Louis, MO, July 02, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Parents as Teachers national office is pleased to announce that former United States Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond, a longtime supporter of Parents as Teachers and advocate for families and children, has accepted a seat on its board of directors. Parents as Teachers helps organizations and professionals work with families during the critical early years of a child’s life to ensure they grow up healthy, safe and ready to learn. The board of...Read Full Story
Hat tip: Jakarta Globe
After 24 years in the US Senate, Republican Kit Bond left the body in 2010 and has turned his eye to international trade. A long-time fan of Indonesia, he led a trade delegation to the country recently from his his home state of Missouri. Along the way, he also provides some insights into the current presidential race back home.
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Senator Bond:The Office of Inspector General of the United States needs to look into why the U.S. Marshal undertook in January 2010 what appears to have been a sham threat investigation of me.http://dailstrug.blogspot.com/2010/12/fourth-amendment-touch-my-junk-please.htmlThe following facts may be pertinent to the possible use of the USMS to intimidate me.1. The law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld (DC) filed false sworn statements with a DC agency certifying that I suffered from...Read Full Story
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