Category Archives: Twitter

About That ‘Twitter Debate Study’ WaPo And Twitchy Cite

Washington Post had an article this week about How Twitter is changing the national Common Core debate.

Michelle Malkin has been a monster on Twitter on Common Core, this is undeniable. The moms out there tweeting everyday should also be recognized for their tremendous effort and impact.

I just wanted to remind folks about who did this ‘study’, what was really the purpose and who was contacted. Also, who didn’t consent to participate and the unanswered question of who funded this study.

@michellemalkin Mr. Supovitz approached me on the ‘twitter project’. I didn’t consent & he didn’t answer my Q’s: http://t.co/BAx3yEZUvk

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) February 25, 2015 Continue reading

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It Started With A Tweet About The #NCDEMS

I received an email from George Fisher this morning in my inbox. The email pointed me at a tweet:

Things to consider as Democrats: As we embrace HKonJ and also Valentine’s Day: let’s not forget that one of the… http://t.co/N4GQSUMKko

— George Fisher (@GeorgeFisher100) February 14, 2015

That tweet referenced at Facebook post from Mr. Fisher that read:

Things to consider as Democrats:

As we embrace HKonJ and also Valentine’s Day: let’s not forget that one of the first things the new leader of the North Carolina Democratic Party did in her official capacity was to fire a single mother with two children and a pregnant woman. ‪#‎newNCDP‬ ‪#‎ncpol‬ ‪#‎gotyourback‬

Oh my. War on Women?

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“But she is informed, super-savvy, and driven by her love for her children.”

Common Core supporters don’t get what is driving the Common Core backlash.

American Principles Project’s Ed Director, Emmett McGroarty, totally gets it. Continue reading

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CCSSO President’s Homeschool Tweet Sees Backlash

In yesterday’s article, CCSSO President Questions Testing For Homeschoolers, the question was posed by Dr. Atkinson that perhaps homeschoolers and private schooled children should be taking the same tests as public school children.

Here’s the original tweet:

With choice, should homeschool & private school students have to take the same tests as public school students? If no, why not? #HLR2015

— June Atkinson (@DrJuneAtkinson) January 12, 2015

This question has led to some backlash.
Better watch it, ya’ll. You might be accused of bearing false witness.

Some replies:

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CCSSO President Questions Testing For Homeschoolers

Yesterday, I reported on the Holshouser Legislators Retreat 2015. This was an invitation only event with various NC educrats, legislators, “non-profits” and businesses discussing your child’s education future without you – again.

One tweet I left out of the previous story was from the President of the Council of Chief State School Officers. Folks in North Carolina know her as the NC State Superintendent, June Atkinson.

Dr. Atkinson tweeted this question out at the Holhouser event:

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