Now For The Dems

Lincoln Chafee: Chafee supported President Obama’s “Race to the Top” initiative which was a move toward the Common Core. The former governor supports a federal role in setting or organizing education standards, with states getting significant flexibility in how they apply those standards. As senator, Chafee voted in favor of the No Child Left Behind […]

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What Does The Candidate Say?

Mother Jones is an American magazine featuring investigative and breaking news reporting on politics, the environment, human rights, and culture.(Wikipedia) Allie Gross, reporter for Mother Jones writes, “How the GOP Candidates Are Flailing on Common Core” Ben Carson: “. . .high academic standards are important, but that having the government responsible for both creating and […]

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Then And Now

Last week the news reported a victory for food service workers who will see a wage increase of $6.25 over three years for New York City workers and over six years for fast food workers in the rest of the state. This week, the Mayor, Congresswoman Slaughter, Governor Cuomo, and Vice President Biden were pleased […]

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American History

Cause: A person or thing that gives rise to an action, phenomenon, or condition; a principle, aim, or movement that, because of a deep commitment, one is prepared to defend or advocate; make happen Reason: A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event While most people believe that the cause of the Civil […]

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No Nonsense Capitalism

In her July 23, 2015 blog post, Diane Ravitch reports on a system of teaching called, “No Nonsense Nurturing”. The blog tells the story of a teacher in Lawrence, Massachusetts were she was being trained to teach according to this new system. Ms. Ravitch writes, “She had to wear a wireless earpiece and receive instructions […]

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We’ve God The Power

There is a concerted effort across America for “white” people to recognize and understand that America is controlled by “white” people. To be more exact, this world is controlled by money, regardless of the color of the people who have the money. “People of color” who believe that money has power are just as enslaved […]

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Spending Fever

Applications for New Awards; Rehabilitation Services Administration, Disability Innovation Fund-Automated Personalization Computing Project Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Disability Innovation Fund . . . is to support innovative activities aimed at improving the outcomes of “individuals with disabilities,” as defined in section 7(20)(B) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 . . . In […]

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