Category Archives: Obama

Merit Pay Per The President?

Step back to 2009, Barack Obama makes the case for Merit Pay.

Here’s what he said in 2009: “It’s time to start rewarding good teachers, and stop making excuses for bad ones. It’s time to demand results from government at every level. It’s time to prepare every child, everywhere in America, to out-compete any worker, anywhere in the world.” Source: WUNC
Merit Pay for teachers in North Carolina and the removal of tenure has a lot of people talking. Depending on who you ask, you get a different answer. Some say competition motivates continual improvement while others tout cooperation as the way. Continue reading

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#DM7 Article: Laugh or Cry?: The United States Of Spying

This is a reposting of my most recent Magnificent 7 Article up at Da Tech Guy Blog. Laugh or Cry?: The United States Of Spying ————————– By A.P. Dillon Earlier this week, Jimmy Carter bemoaned that he felt that every email … Continue reading

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#BanBossy Is Just More Shutuppery

Hillary 2016: Ban Bossy!

Instapundit has it right adding a number 8:

THE SEVEN MOST RIDICULOUS THINGS about the “ban bossy” campaign. Number 8: It’s transparent Hillary2016 battlespace preparation.

I’d like to add a number 9: Continue reading

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#SOTU Recap 2014

I’ve covered all 5 previous State of the Unions by this President. I just couldn’t bring myself to cover this one, so I am relying on my favorite source to provide the commentary here. I’ll update a bit in the morning, these were the links that hit right after the speech.

Transcript at FOX.
Republican Response at Weekly Standard.
Lonely Conservative has Full Text Of GOP SOTU Response By Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Stephen Green, a.k.a Vodkapundit, did his usual drunk blogging: Drunkblogging the State of the Union. My favorite bits were:

“America will always be at [Israel's] side.”

Maybe sometimes with a shiv, but still. Continue reading

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NCNAACP Press Release Details Three Pronged Attack

On January 25th, the NC NAACP released a statement detailing a three-pronged line of attack on political targets. These statements were a re-iteration of a speech Reverend Barber made in a church. The statements even says he “spoke at length” on these topics. At what point in the political pot banging, in a church no less, does this 501(c)3 and its activities merit some scrutiny?

The statement reads like an extension of the Blueprint NC attack memo, only with more specific targets. Here are the three bolded attack items below, the details can be read in the full copy of the statement is here. They can be summarized in one sentence: That’s racist. Continue reading

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