Archives for January 2015

What Diane Ravitch isn’t telling you

The Whole Truth about the “Whole Child” An Editorial by Anita Hoge Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools is the title of the new book by Diane Ravitch. It is favorably reviewed and summarized at the Daily Kos HERE. Ravitch’s book purports to answers questions […]

Teachers Refuse The Test

Parents, in growing numbers, have been refusing the Common Core aligned test for their children. Over 50% (see correction) of the students in New York City refused the test last year. Yesterday I wrote about Jia Lee who said she found it unconscionable to give the new Common Core aligned tests to her students. Another […]

In Response to EFF Lawsuit, Government Ordered to Release Secret Surveillance Court Documents Today

Update: The government released two new FISC opinions this evening, both of which concern the transition of NSA surveillance to the oversight of the FISC in 2007. Neither of the two documents, available here and here, is the Raw Take order or the 2008 FAA order. The government has one additional production deadline in this […]

Education Reform Explained in 8 Minutes

The background of the Reauthorization of the ESEA This 8-minute YouTube video is gaining traction. Watch it here: . Please keep it moving. Please forward to your media contacts. Published on Jan 24, 2015, Angela Alef and Karen Champagne gave their presentation in Memphis, TN on 10/29/2014. Charlotte Iserbyt of The Deliberate Dumbing Down of […]

Monckton fires back point-by-point rebuttal at warmist critics of new peer-reviewed study: ‘Shoddy, rent-a-quote ‘scientists’

Monckton: ‘A climate science paper by Dr Willie Soon, Professor David Legates, Matt Briggs and me, just published in the Science Bulletin of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Orient’s equivalent of Nature demonstrates that the billion-dollar climate models that have so profitably predicted Thermageddon are hopelessly wrong.’ ‘Within hours a blog funded by the wealthy but mysterious “European […]

STOP REAUTHORIZATION OF ESEA

BOMBARD CONGRESS  WITH EMAILS, LETTERS AND PHONE CALLS!  STOP the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), otherwise known as Every Child Ready for College or Career Act of 2015 sponsored by Sen. Lamar Alexander. This bill amends the No Child Left Behind which is the Re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act […]

How the UN Is Confiscating American Homes and Controlling All Food and Energy

In times of crises, the government has proven, time and time again, that it cannot be counted on to adequately protect the American people. As the American people have not prepared for the coming dark days, they will be vulnerable to starvation, dehydration, cholera, pandemics and attacks from resource-deficient looters. Will the government be there […]

Trans Pacific Partnership: Obama ready to defy Democrats to push secretive trade deal

The TPP has drawn the ire of Democrats including Elizabeth Warren who object it will destroy jobs, limit online freedom, increase outsourcing and derail climate agreements. Ironically, it has made allies of his GOP rivals. The Trans Pacific Partnership is a trade agreement so significant and important, its details can’t be disclosed.