Tag Archives: Al Sharpton

State-Led Myth Nuked By Duncan Himself: Opt Out and Fed Will Have To ‘Step In’.

One of the most prevalent myths perpetuated by Common Core supporters is that Common Core was or is state-led.

Duncan State LedNational Review Online (NRO) picked up that myth and applied it to the Secretary of Education’s recent ‘threat’ to parents who are opting their kids out of the Common Core tests.

NRO also picked up on Duncan’s statements being translated into an attempt to mobilize minority communities to defend Common Core and the tests — because… Civil Rights, you racists. Continue reading

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The Common Core Weekend Reads – 4-12-15

These are the Common Core Weekend Reads for April 12, 2015.

This is a review of the past week of news on Common Core nationwide and in North Carolina…

KEEP READING – TOP COMMON CORE STORIES – TWEETS – VIDEO Continue reading

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Al ‘Resist We Much’ Sharpton Lends Us His Extensive Academic Experience On Common Core Tests

Rev. Al ‘Resist We Much’ Sharpton has summoned from his extensive experience in academics to defend Common Core’s high-stakes testing.

Yes, that’s right, we should all be listening to a man who can’t even read a teleprompter.

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That sound you hear? It’s Common Core supporters cracking open a bottle of something really stiff after seeing that video and reading this article….

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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Occupy Monday FL Featuring Rev. Al

The Reverend Al is jumping on the Moral Monday bandwagon in Florida. Circus nearly complete – we’re just missing Jesse Jackson now. See below, emphasis is mine.

The Rev. Al Sharpton led a crowd of about 1,000 people to the Florida Capitol on Monday, demanding that Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature fix or repeal the “stand your ground” self-defense law.

Sharpton marched alongside the parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, two teens the marchers said were wrongly killed under Florida’s first-in-the-nation law, which allows people to use deadly force when they feel their lives are in danger and provides immunity from prosecution.

‘Wicked law’
“Florida is ground zero for a sick and wicked law that has now spread through 23 other states,” Sharpton told the crowd on the Capitol steps. Continue reading

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Say What?: Things They Didn’t Say Edition

Brace yourself, people. You are entering the world of Jackwagons gone wild.
Say What? is a series of quotes that I collect as I go about my daily business of deciphering the “news”. Continue reading

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Say What?: Unhinged Edition

Useful Idiots Unhinged Edition
Brace yourself, people. You are entering the world of Jackwagons gone wild. Say What? is a series of quotes that I collect as I go about my daily business of deciphering the “news”. Continue reading

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Remember Mark Duggan? (Updated)

President Obama commented that  “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.” I have to wonder at Obama’s comment there and the reaction of the Black Panther Party but in particular, Al Sharpton. Flashback to August 4, 2011 – … Continue reading

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