Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

Two Parties of Sheeple

The political process in the United States has digressed to such a low level. The nomination and confirmation of Betsy DeVos were sickening. The final vote was right down party lines with two notable exceptions, Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa … Continue reading

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Betsy DeVos Confirmed Despite Massive Protests!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education is an outrageous insult to the millions of people who send their children to public schools, to the millions of students who attend public…

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How Senators Voted on Betsy DeVos

The vote to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education is complete. It was a well-orchestrated job by the Republican party. Even with two defectors, they held the trump card, no pun intended, Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote. New … Continue reading

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Proposals could mean even higher tuition at Michigan universities 

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
LANSING — Proposals in the House and the Senate to eliminate the state income tax could devastate Michigan’s public universities, already coping for years with dramatic drops in state…

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Trainwreck: This Math Curriculum is a Giant Fail!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A parent in Mountain View, California, describes the disaster of the district’s digital math curriculum. He writes: “I live in Silicon Valley, which operates on the assumption that there’s no problem that technology…

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U.S. Public Schools Are Not Failing. They’re Among The Best In The World

A great article by the Huffington Post. U.S. Public Schools Are Not Failing. They’re Among The Best In The World | The Huffington Post Everyone knows U.S. public schools are failing.   Just like everyone knows you should never wake … Continue reading

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More Right Wing money gets behind Betsy DeVos nomination for Secretary of Education in Ad Campaigns

Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: More Right Wing money gets behind Betsy DeVos nomination for Secretary of Education in Ad Campaigns

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Outrage! Trump Says Media Cover Up Terrorist Attacks

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Trump speculated that the media doesn’t report on terrorist attacks. He was probably thinking of the Bowling Green Massacre, which never happened. ““You’ve seen what happened in Paris, and Nice. All over Europe,…

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Ethics Experts Oppose Betsy DeVos: She Fails the Ethical Test

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Richard Painter and Norman Eisen were ethics lawyers for George W. Bush and Barack Obama. In this article, they call attention to serious ethical lapses and violations in Betsy DeVos’ case. http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/317975-the-ethics-case-against-betsy-DeVos “As…

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Trump Attacks Every Institution He Doesn’t Control

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This article in a British publication shows how Trump is attempting to discredit every institution he doesn’t control, including the judiciary and the press. https://apple.news/AZ_YYBzRmSBqfctGEdDBQRw He would prefer to be in total control,…

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