Archives for November 2014

Anita Hoge’s OPEN LETTER to PA Dept of Ed’s Dumaresq

The fol­low­ing is the com­plete text of the for­mal let­ter that Ani­ta Hoge addressed to Car­olyn C. Dumaresq, Act­ing Sec­re­tary of the Penn­syl­va­nia Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion on Nov. 21st. This let­ter gives the full details behind the PRESS RELEASE issued sev­er­al days ago, which we pub­lished in its entire­ty on this blog (click HERE). Parents […]

New paper finds strong evidence the Sun has controlled climate over the past 11,000 years, not CO2

THE HOCKEY SCHTICK If you can’t explain the ‘pause’, you can’t explain the cause… A paper pub­lished today (Decem­ber, 2014) in Jour­nal of Atmos­pher­ic and Solar-Ter­res­tri­al Physics finds a “strong and sta­ble cor­re­la­tion” between the mil­len­ni­al vari­a­tions in sunspots and the tem­per­a­ture in Antarc­ti­ca over the past 11,000 years. In stark con­trast, the authors find no […]

Censoring the Web Isn’t the Solution to Terrorism or Counterfeiting. It’s the Problem.

In pol­i­tics, as with Inter­net memes, ideas don’t spread because they are good—they spread because they are good at spread­ing. One of the most vir­u­lent ideas in Inter­net reg­u­la­tion in recent years has been the idea that if a social prob­lem man­i­fests on the Web, the best thing that you can do to address that […]

Grab Your Cameras, We Are Little Brother

 Note:  FA is not espous­ing an opin­ion or posi­tion here on racism in the Unit­ed States, or the killing of Michael Brown. We hope increased sun­light­ing through film­ing of author­i­ties will help restab­lish lib­er­ty, peace and jus­tice in this nation. Dystopi­an futures have always imag­ined gov­ern­ments oppress­ing us with sur­veil­lance. Under the all-see­ing, all-hear­ing eyes […]

PA Citizens Ask Gov. Corbett for Data Collection Moratorium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Penn­syl­va­ni­ans Restor­ing Edu­ca­tion Con­tacts: Ani­ta B Hoge 724–263‑0474 Cheryl Boise 412–389‑6896 Ryan Ban­nis­ter 717–919‑2122 Rich Felice 484–678‑2236 Novem­ber 24, 2014. Har­ris­burg, Pa; Penn­syl­va­ni­ans Restor­ing Edu­ca­tion, Penn­syl­va­nia Against Com­mon Core, cit­i­zens of Penn­syl­va­nia, par­ents and stu­dents are ask­ing Gov­er­nor Cor­bett to place a mora­to­ri­um on the data col­lec­tion in the Penn­syl­va­nia Infor­ma­tion Management […]

Common Core Charter School Craziness!

Using Turk­ish Islam­ic teach­ers just the tip of the ice­berg in char­ter irreg­u­lar­i­ties! Exhib­it 1 “Chica­go char­ter schools import 474 Turk­ish Mus­lim teach­ers as 40k Amer­i­can teach­ers go unem­ployed,” pub­lished on Novem­ber 22, 2014, report­ed the lat­est antics of char­ter school oper­a­tors: Hori­zon Sci­ence Acad­e­my in Bond Hill… employs sev­en for­eign teach­ers, most­ly from Turkey, brought […]

The Muslim Brotherhood in American Schools

I am wag­ing a Blood­less Rev­o­lu­tion in America’s Pub­lic Schools…” – Shab­bir Mansuri (Founder and Direc­tor of the Coun­cil on Islam­ic Edu­ca­tion) Brigitte Gabriel spoke ear­li­er this year at First Con­ser­v­a­tive Bap­tist Church and informed the peo­ple there that the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood is in the process of infil­trat­ing Amer­i­can pub­lic schools, just as they have […]

CT Report Lays Groundwork for Nationwide Psychiatric Surveillance

FA Notes: A JAMA sur­vey reports 14.2 per­cent of ado­les­cents ages 13 to 18 years with any men­tal dis­or­der report­ed being treat­ed with a psy­chotrop­ic med­ica­tion. Some psy­chi­a­trists admit psy­chi­atric dis­or­ders are not med­ical dis­eases; there are no lab tests, brain scans, X‑rays or chem­i­cal imbal­ance tests that can ver­i­fy any men­tal dis­or­der is a phys­i­cal con­di­tion. Fed­er­al law […]