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January 2015 Blog Posts (19)

TX. GOV. ABBOTT, PLEASE LISTEN TO OUR CONCERNS: 2 FOR 2 IN THE WRONG DIRECTION -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 1.27.15

 

 

“Gov. Abbott, Please Listen to Our Concerns: 2 for 2 in the Wrong Direction”

by Donna Garner

1.27.15

 

Gov. Greg Abbott has just nominated Sara Martinez Tucker to be on the University of Texas Board of Regents. She is an outspoken advocate of Common Core Standards; and if confirmed by the Texas Senate, she would be in charge of overseeing thousands of future teachers. (Please see Sara Martinez Tucker’s article…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 27, 2015 at 6:58am — No Comments

WHY TEX. LEGISLATORS KEEP GETTING EDUCATION WRONG: CHOICE IS NOW NO CHOICE -- BY ALICE LINAHAN -- VOICES EMPOWER - 1.16.15

[To hold Texas Legislators accountable and for documentation purposes, I have added my comments in brackets and have posted Texas Education Code excerpts at the bottom of the page.  – Donna Garner]

http://www.educationviews.org/tex-legislators-education-wrong-choice-choice/

 

1.26.15

 

“Why Texas Legislators Keep Getting Education…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 26, 2015 at 6:34pm — No Comments

MY RESPONSE: COMMON CORE READING IN KINDERGARTEN -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 1.19.15

 

 

“My Response: Common Core Reading in Kindergarten”

By Donna Garner

1.19.15

 

http://www.educationviews.org/response-common-core-reading-kindergarten/

 

Defending the Early Years (DEY) has released a report which challenges the Common Core Standards in Kindergarten reading and makes…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 20, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

NO INFORMATION ON WHAT A COLLEGE READINESS READING LEVEL REALLY IS - BY DR. SANDRA STOTSKY -- 1.18.15

http://www.educationviews.org/action-step-congressmen-cc-dumbs-reading-levels-displaces-state-control-ed/

 

 

“No Information on What a College Readiness Reading Level Really Is”

 

By Dr. Sandra Stotsky

 

January 18, 2015

 

Excerpts from this…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 19, 2015 at 10:10pm — No Comments

I HOPE THIS IS A RUMOR: KLUSSMANN AS TEXAS ED. COMM. - BY DONNA GARNER - 1.17.15

“I Hope This Is a Rumor: Klussmann As Texas Ed. Comm.”

By Donna Garner

1.17.15

 

http://www.educationviews.org/hope-rumor-klussmann-texas-ed-comm/…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 17, 2015 at 8:04am — No Comments

PODCAST: ALICE LINAHAN SHOW - ISLAMISTS COMING TO GARLAND, TEXAS -- 1.15.15

 

1.15.15 -- PODCAST: ALICE LINAHAN SHOW -- If you were not able to be on the Women On the Wall Communication Team call last night, here is a link with the first guest, Frank Gaffney of the Center for Security Policy. It is a must to listen to this podcast in preparation for the protests of the “Stand With The Prophet Rally” at Garland ISD, Garland, Texas, this Saturday, 1.17.15.  Gaffney shared the very startling information about four of the speakers who have close ties with the…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 15, 2015 at 7:09am — No Comments

NO COINCIDENCE: STAND WITH THE PROPHET RALLY TO BE HELD IN TEXAS - BY DONNA GARNER -- 1.14.15

 

“No Coincidence: Stand with the Prophet Rally To Be Held in Texas”

By Donna Garner

1.14.15

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Added by Donna Garner on January 14, 2015 at 11:25am — No Comments

SCOTT TURNER LIVES UP TO HIS PROMISE -- BY DONNA GARNER - 1.13.15

“Scott Turner Lives up to His Promise”

By Donna Garner

1.13.15

 

Texas Rep. Scott Turner did exactly as he promised to do. He did not back down at the last minute but courageously stood for the Speakership.  More than a year ago, Scott Turner promised to force the House to take a recorded vote on the Speaker.  This was the first recorded vote for Speaker since 1975. Turner fulfilled that promise…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 13, 2015 at 6:47pm — No Comments

TEXAS HOUSE CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS: DO THE RIGHT THING -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 1.12.15

 

“Texas Conservative House Members: Do the Right Thing”

by Donna Garner

1.11.15

 

http://www.educationviews.org/texas-conservative-house-members/

 

THE GOOD NEWS

 

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 1.13.15, is the day that the Texas House will select the Speaker.  The Texas House is supposedly made up…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 12, 2015 at 9:43am — No Comments

In Need of Help

My father, Leland Foland passed away 12-21-2014.  The VA has requested an autopsy but when we ask about if they will order one they would not.  We have contact Joe Barton's office and yet have heard from him.  We will call him everyday if necessary.  However, my dad did not have life insurance and my family is in need -- we may end up having to pay for a private autopsy and his funeral.  

We have a donation site here …

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Added by Meg F on January 11, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

OP ED: POJMAN, WRIGHT TAKE $74 K IN 2014 FROM JOE STRAUS' POLITICAL ARM -- BY MICHAEL Q. SULLIIVAN - 1.9.15

1.9.15 – Breitbart Texas

 

Op-Ed: Joe Pojman, Kyleen Wright, $74K in one year from Joe Straus’ political arm

By Michael Q. Sullivan

 

http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2015/01/09/op-ed-joe-pojman-straus-and-50k/

 

Excerpts from this article:

 

It’s never fun to watch an ally go…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 10, 2015 at 11:48am — No Comments

PODCAST: ALICE LINAHAN SHOW - DATA MINING -- 1.7.15

1.7.15 – PODCAST – ALICE LINAHAN’S WOMEN ON THE WALL – easy listening while you drive, wait in line, use public transportation, clean the house, exercise

 

For the first Women on the Wall podcast of New Year 2015, the issues are still the same. Alice Linahan, Karen Bracken, and Donna Garner discuss the dangers of cradle-to-the-grave data management of the American people as a result of the Common Core Standards Initiative. This cradle-to-the-grave data…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 9, 2015 at 9:27am — No Comments

MY STORY AS I LIVED IT: THE BIRTHPLACE OF COMMON CORE -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 1.9.15

“My Story As I Lived It: The Birthplace of Common Core”

By Donna Garner

1.9.15

 

http://www.educationviews.org/story-lived-it-birthplace-common-core/

 

This is taken from my memory as I lived through this era as a classroom teacher.

 

As you may know, I started teaching in 1963, left teaching to…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 8, 2015 at 9:18pm — No Comments

10 COMMON CORE PROMOTERS LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK -- BY JOY PULLMAN -- 1.5.15

This is a well-researched article that tells just how closely tied these "public servants" really are. 

1.5.15 – The Federalist

 

“10 Common Core Promoters Laughing All the Way to the Bank”

By Joy Pullman

 

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Added by Donna Garner on January 6, 2015 at 7:47am — No Comments

Texas House Speakers' Race debate at SMU

Begins: Wednesday, January 7 2015 at 7:00 PM

Location: Southern Methodist University, Hughes-Trigg Student Center 

Address:

3140 Dyer

Dallas, TX 75275



Matt Rinaldi vs. Jason Villalba on the Texas House Speakers' Race

 

As…

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Added by Meg F on January 5, 2015 at 6:31pm — No Comments

URGENT: U. S. HOUSE VOTES TOMORROW, 1.6.15, ON SPEAKER -- BY DONNA GARNER

“Urgent: U. S. House Speaker Vote Tomorrow”

by Donna Garner

1.5.15

 

 

ACTION STEP:  If you care about overturning Obama’s agenda, you must call your Congressman TODAY.  The vote for U. S. House Speaker is TOMORROW, 1.6.14.  U. S. Congressman Louie Gohmert is running against Boehner.  (Please see my short article posted at the bottom of this page.)

 

Latest make-up of House:  Republicans 246…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 5, 2015 at 8:17am — No Comments

ANTI-COMMON CORE LOUIE GOHMERT TO RUN AGAINST BOEHNER FOR SPEAKER - BY DONNA GARNER - 1.4.15

 

ANTI-COMMON CORE LOUIE GOHMERT TO RUN AGAINST JOHN BOEHNER FOR SPEAKER OF U. S. HOUSE:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zCAMTZDmeE

 

 

ACTION STEP:  If you want Louie Gohmert to be the speaker of the U. S. House rather than John Boehner, please contact your House members and express your views.

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Congressman Louie…

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Added by Donna Garner on January 4, 2015 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Laying the Foundation

My New Year 2015 Message for Our Family and Friends:

Laying the Foundation ...

If the foundation of our faith and that for which we are standing in rebuilding our America is built on anything but Jesus Christ as the Son of God, our house will fall.  Jesus told…

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Added by Katie Baker on January 4, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments

Join Rep. Scott Turner in Grand Prairie!

Begins: Monday, January 5 2015 at 6:30 PM

Location: Outlaws BBQ

Address:

2334 S. Belt Line Road

Grand Prairie, TX 75051



PLEASE NOTE: The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

 

Join Rep. Scott Turner in Grand Prairie!…

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Added by Meg F on January 3, 2015 at 10:40pm — No Comments

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Posted by Dan Fernandez on January 9, 2017 at 9:29am 0 Comments

Meeting starts @ 6:30 PM. Pantego Lions Club

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