Superintendent Confirms Common Core’s Pearson Spying on Kids’ Social Media Accounts

The super­in­ten­dent of the Watchung Hills Region­al High School Dis­trict in New Jer­sey has con­firmed that she sent an email to fel­low super­in­ten­dents Tues­day about her con­cern that edu­ca­tion pub­lish­ing giant Pear­son is “mon­i­tor­ing” children’s social media accounts for pos­si­ble leaks about the Com­mon Core-aligned PARCC tests. On Fri­day, Bob Braun, a for­mer lead­ing colum­nist […]

Rising Enemy Within: Private Police Fits New World Order Script

First I want to say that many cor­po­rate (secu­ri­ty) sym­pa­thiz­ers tend to defend pri­vate polic­ing, but this arti­cle will debunk all their argu­ments and show how pri­vate polic­ing is the end-all end-game ulti­mate threat to free­dom in Amer­i­ca and human­i­ty as a whole, all in the name of pro­tect­ing cor­po­rate prof­its $ while work­ing hand […]

Hertz puts cameras in its rental cars, says it has no plans to use them

This week I got an angry email from a friend who had just rent­ed a car from Hertz: “Did you know Hertz is putting cam­eras in rental cars!? This is bullsh*t. I won­der if it says they can tape me in my Hertz con­tract.” He sent along this pho­to of a cam­era peep­ing at him […]

Stop The Fast Track To A Future Of Global Corporate Rule. The Dangers Underlying the TPP and TTIP “Trade Agreements”

Sev­er­al major inter­na­tion­al agree­ments are under nego­ti­a­tion which would great­ly empow­er multi­na­tion­al cor­po­ra­tions and the World Eco­nom­ic Forum is pro­mot­ing a new mod­el of glob­al gov­er­nance that cre­ates a hybrid gov­­ern­­ment-cor­po­rate struc­ture. Humankind is pro­ceed­ing on a path to glob­al cor­po­rate rule where transna­tion­al cor­po­ra­tions would not just influ­ence pub­lic pol­i­cy, they would write the […]

Sneak and peek’ bill rolls quietly through (Virginia) General Assembly

FA Update:  Virginia’s Repub­­li­­can-con­trolled Sen­ate and House have enrolled (passed) Sen­ate Bill 919 (text here), and House Bill 1946 (text here). House Bill 1946 was signed by the House Speak­er March 6, and Sen­ate Bill 919 was signed by the Sen­ate Pres­i­dent March 7. Demo­c­ra­t­ic Gov­er­nor Ter­ry McAu­li­ffe is expect­ed to sign them into law. Vir­ginia law­mak­ers […]

Private Police: Mercenaries for the American Police State

Cor­po­rate Amer­i­ca is using police forces as their mer­ce­nar­ies.”—Ray Lewis, Retired Philadel­phia Police Cap­tain It’s one thing to know and exer­cise your rights when a police offi­cer pulls you over, but what rights do you have when a pri­vate cop—entrust­ed with all of the pow­ers of a gov­ern­ment cop but not held to the same […]

Common Core Testing Regime Ruled Unconstitutional

In a devel­op­ment with mas­sive impli­ca­tions for the Oba­ma administration’s ongo­ing attempt at nation­al­iz­ing edu­ca­tion with Com­mon Core, a Mis­souri judge ruled this week that the fed­er­al­ly fund­ed test­ing regime for the con­tro­ver­sial stan­dards was uncon­sti­tu­tion­al. The rul­ing means that the state of Mis­souri is offi­cial­ly pro­hib­it­ed from par­tic­i­pat­ing in the “Smarter Bal­anced Assess­ment Con­sor­tium” […]

SECRET NEW INTERNET RULES LOOM FOR AMERICANS

Feds look to adopt 322 pages of fresh tax­es, reg­u­la­tions; FCC Chair Refus­es to Tes­ti­fy before Con­gress Anoth­er wild pow­er-grab. Pow­er with­out account­abil­i­ty.  The net is the very last fron­tier for free speech. — Despite google algo­rithms that con­sis­tent­ly ren­der — day in day out, year in year out — always ren­der left-wing sites on  […]