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Happy 101st Birthday, Daddy

Reposted by request… Originally posted in 2012 for my Dad’s 100th.  Today, December 8th 2013, would have been my dad’s 101st birthday, were he still alive.  And he is still alive in my heart and mind.  I think of him … Continue reading

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Parent Arrested from Common Core Meeting for Speaking Out of Turn

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton  -  Cross-Posted at Right Wing News and Gateway Pundit Robert Small was arrested for speaking out of turn at an MSDE-sponsored informational meeting on Common Core, the new federal curriculum for Maryland schools. Robert Small: He said: … Continue reading

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What is Common Core? – Please Read and Join Us

Common Core is a special interest takeover of education that replaces local control with national standards, treating every child as though they are the same and learn the same. These standards affect every school in the nation by allowing big … Continue reading

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Common Core – Glenn Beck [Video]

Glenn Beck and David Barton discuss Common Core and how it ‘still can be reversed’.  And if you don’t know what Common Core is, check out Common Core = Commonly Controlled Failure = Education Nightmare – Updated  It is a … Continue reading

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Juan Williams: Songs of the Summer of 1963 . . . and 2013

Rap songs celebrating tattooed thugs make a sad contrast with the sweet music of the March on Washington By  JUAN WILLIAMS  – WSJ Fifty years after the March on Washington, mystical memories of that seminal moment in the civil-rights era … Continue reading

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Common Core = Commonly Controlled Failure = Education Nightmare – Updated

What kind of world do we live in when math becomes a philosophical essay, and not a system of numbers, arithmetic, and simple truths? "’Truth’ is an artificial construct of the patriarchy, invented as a tool of oppression…" Quote From … Continue reading

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Degradation of cultural standards, religion, tradition, and moral decency are always at the heart of cultural decline…

When I was young, we heard over and over again that America was on its way to going down the path of all great empires, like Rome, and the degradation of cultural standards, religion, tradition, and moral decency are always … Continue reading

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For Moms Everywhere: ‘Kid President’ Presents 10 Things Every Mom Needs to Know

Video: For Moms Everywhere: ‘Kid President’ Presents 10 Things Every Mom Needs to Know “Kid President,” the pint-size motivational powerhouse, is back with a special message for all the moms out there on Mother’s Day. Here are some of them, … Continue reading

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The Truth about Common Core (Bill Ayers)

This comment seemed interesting – did a search for “Training for Treason” by Holly Swanson. To: Texas Fossil Just listened to Holly Swanson. She’s a supposed expert on Education For Sustainability—The “green” movement in our schools. She says it’s nothing … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday, Daddy

Today, December 8th 2012, would have been my dad’s 100th birthday, were he still alive.  And he is still alive in my heart and mind.  I think of him and miss him each and every day, especially when something special … Continue reading

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