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- North Carolina Dumps Common Core
- #OccupyFail: Adventures in Capitalism at Rent-A-Gent
- Stokes County Board of Ed Rejects Common Core
- No Reply From Cox Mills High On “Town Hall”
- NC Supreme Court Races: Associate Justice Race PT 2
- Common Core Public Relations 101
- NC Supreme Court Races: Associate Justice Race
- New Fundraising Tactic: Cursing For Clay
- #DM7 Article: Glenn Reynolds’s Good Advice To GOP
- Occupy Monday GA – Chant-tastic!
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Category Archives: New Civility
Want to attend a Clay Aiken fundraising event? You need to meet certain criteria.
Be a Democrat or Liberal
Have a tolerance for F-bombs
Also, stick around to see Aiken’s interview with the News and Observer Continue reading
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
The News and Observer (N&O) recently published a staff Op-Ed taking aim at the opposition to Common Core after the last NC General Assembly Common Core LRC meeting. The N&O’s article was little more than a set of smears on those who spoke out at the meeting. The clear intent of that editorial was to make opposition to Common Core look like a bunch of conspiracy theory or religious nuts. We are not.
You can read my take-down of the N&O’s hit piece here:
@NewsObserver Pens Cherry Picking, Outlandish Op-Ed Attacking Common Core Opposition
The following is a letter I received and was given permission to publish here on the blog. It was sent to multiple parties involved in the ongoing controversy surrounding The Common Core State Standards in North Carolina. It was also sent to the N&O, however I have not seen it published yet. If it is, I will link it here.
I’d like to thank Mr. Bruno for sharing this with me and allowing me to post it on the blog.
The letter is as follows, unedited and in full: Continue reading
Well, I told you last Spring that Rev. Barber and his BlueprintNC pals would try to spread Moral Monday. So far, little outcroppings of it have sprung up in Georgia, New York and Alabama. Now we have one in Florida, which displays the rhetoric and theatrics of the NC version we’ve come to tune out.
Some quick examples: Continue reading