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No Reply From Cox Mills High On “Town Hall”

It’s been four days since I reached out to Cox Mills High School’s assistant principal about the Town Hall/ Campaign event held there on Wednesday, April 16th. I have not received a reply to my email: Continue reading

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NC Supreme Court Races: Associate Justice Race PT 2

Yesterday, I continued the series covering the Supreme Court races in North Carolina in the article NC Supreme Court Races: Associate Justice Race. That piece re-capped the previous article on the Associate Justice race I had covered and included related prior articles. Here is the list:

The NC Supreme Court Races
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race Part 2
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race Updates
NC Supreme Court Races: Associate Justice Race
This Supreme Court Associate Justice race involves three candidates. The sitting Justice, Robin Hudson and two challengers. There will be a primary to narrow the field down to just two candidates. In the last installment, challenger Jeanette Doran was covered. Today’s piece will spotlight Eric Levinson. Continue reading

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Common Core Public Relations 101

Uh oh, someone is bearing false witness again.

CC June False Witness
In response to a blog post I did over at StopCommonCoreNC.org about CCSSO President elect/NC State Superintendent Dr. Atkinson’s out of touch reply to a Tweet of mine, a parent copied and pasted a reply they received from Atkinson.

To sum it up, here’s the formula being used:

Tell the person everything they think is false, i.e., you’re a liar.
Use the debunked Common Core talking points to prove those claims are false.
Offer no proof you are right and they are wrong, just ask questions back that are false comparisons and red herrings.
Confuse people by pointing them to a website that has a such a non-specific search engine that it will keep them busy looking for what they asked for in their letter for the better part of a year. This will hopefully make them lose interest.
Declare victory.
This is Common Core Public Relations 101. Continue reading

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NC Supreme Court Races: Associate Justice Race

In covering the Supreme Court races, we’re returning now to look at the Associate Justice race. This is a three-way race between Jeanette Doran, Eric Levinson, and incumbent Robin Hudson. This is a three way race and I’ll be profiling each of the candidates and including points of contact. We’ll look at these candidates in alphabetical order, starting with Doran.

To get up to speed, check out the previous installments:

The NC Supreme Court Races
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race Part 2
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race Updates Continue reading

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Occupy Monday GA – Chant-tastic!

They waved signs made on bed sheets and generally channeled Occupy Wallstreet by chanting: “The people united will never be defeated!”
Occupy Monday GA => “Hundreds” chanting: The people united will never be defeated! http://t.co/OBEfzDC2EM | Veooz 360 http://t.co/JH4Lvw5saT

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) April 20, 2014 Continue reading

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