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Florida’s State Education Superintendent has embarked on a “roadshow” to explain Florida’s educational standards. That’s a nice way of saying a rebrand tour for Common Core:
Common Core Rebrand Tour => Superintendent’s road show aims to explain Florida Standards http://t.co/QMZlurTwaR #stopcommoncore
— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) July 20, 2014
The parents aren’t buying it.
Excerpt from Tampabay.com: Continue reading
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.
“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
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
I couldn’t resist the pun. Sorry.
From The Shark Tank, Javier Manjarres has this (video at bottom):
In what will very well be one of the most heated congressional races this election cycle. The race between Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and small business owner, Republican Karen Harrington, is already turning into one heck of a cat-fight.
Shortly after Harrington annihilated her Republican primary opponents with 48% of the vote, Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz took a swipe at Harrington by calling her,GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his VP pick, Congressman Paul Ryan as ‘
Extremist Republicans.’ Continue reading