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December 2014 Blog Posts (19)

Supreme Court Rules 8-1 Citizens Have No Protection Against 4th Amendment Violations

Supreme Court Rules 8-1 Citizens Have No Protection Against 4th Amendment Violations by Police Ignorant of the Law by John W Whitehead @ DC Clothesline scotus In a blow to the constitutional rights of citizens, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in Heien v. State of North Carolina that police officers are permitted to violate American citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights if the violation results from a “reasonable” mistake about the law on the part of police. Acting contrary to the venerable…

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Added by Meg F on December 31, 2014 at 9:33pm — No Comments

ALICE LINAHAN -- UPTON SINCLAIR AWARD WINNER -- 2014

 

12.29.14 – UPTON SINCLAIR AWARD – 2014 – EducationViews.org – Jimmy Kilpatrick – website owner

 

Alice Linahan of Voices Empower and Women on the Wall – one of this year’s Upton Sinclair Award winners – wife, mother, education activist

 

 

Alice Linahan Advocate for Securing the Best of Education Policies. Alice is a wife and mother of three school children; she lives in Argyle, Texas. She is…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

TEXAS SHOULD DIVEST ITSELF OF TURKISH CHARTER SCHOOLS -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 12.28.14

“Texas Should Divest Itself of Turkish Charter Schools”

By Donna Garner

12.28.14…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 28, 2014 at 8:27pm — No Comments

UNBROKEN: INTERVIEW WITH LOUIE ZAMPERINI HIMSELF - BY DONNA GARNER - 12.27.14

 

12.27.14 – UNBROKEN: INTERVIEW WITH LOUIE ZAMPERINI -- After I sent out my movie review on 12.25.14, someone on my e-mail list sent me the following link to the CBN TV interview with Louie Zamperini himself.  I am so grateful to hear Louie’s story from his own lips.

 

Starting at marker 10:34, Louie tells what happened in his life after WW II was over.  The movie was excellent; but after you watch this interview, you will ask yourself,…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 27, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments

UNBROKEN: THE MOVIE -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 12.25.14

“Unbroken: the Story of a True American Patriot

by Donna Garner

12.25.14

 

 

“Unbroken” is a gripping movie of the very compelling story of Louie Zamperini’s life.  The acting is amazingly good.  Louie was an Olympic track star who served in WW II, was shot down, lived through 47 days drifting at sea, and then was tortured at Japanese prison camps.  Louie’s ability to withstand his suffering is an inspiration for all.  The only problem…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 25, 2014 at 8:34pm — No Comments

CRomnibus IS A CROCK -- BY DONNA GARNER - 12.16.14

“CRomnibus Is a Crock”

By Donna Garner

12.16.14

http://www.educationviews.org/cromnibus-crock/

The CRomnibus is a crock! It took three days from 12.11.14 to 12.13.14 for both Houses of Congress to pass the 1,600 page, $1.1 Trillion CRomnibus bill. The hybrid bill came to be called “CRomnibus” because it contains 11 appropriation bills that are supposed to fund most of the federal government through Sept. 30,…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 16, 2014 at 11:10am — No Comments

HOW DID YOUR CONGRESSMAN VOTE LAST NIGHT ON $1.1 TRILLION OMNIBUS BILL? -- 12.11.14

12.11.14 –Conservative Review Roll Call

 

Conservative Position:

 

This 1700+ page, $1.1 trillion Omnibus spending bill granted President Obama full funding for 11 of 12 federal departments for the remainder of the fiscal year - without any congressional restrictions on his unilateral action on amnesty, Obamacare, and environmental regulations. Worse, this bill actually provided Obama with an additional $2.5…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 12, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments

TODAY'S GOOD NEWS: TEXAS SKIPPED OVER FOR COMMON CORE PRE-K GRANT -- BY DONNA GARNER - 12.11.14

 

“Today’s Good News: Texas Skipped Over for Common Core Pre-K Grant”

by Donna Garner

12.11.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/texas-skipped-common-core-pre-k-grant/

 

TODAY’S GOOD NEWS:  Texas was just skipped over by the U. S. Dept. of Education for a federal Pre-K Grant. Texas does not need Obama’s Common Core for…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 11, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

LEARNING LIST - BAD USE OF TAXPAYERS' DOLLARS - BY DONNA GARNER -- 12.10.14

“Learning List – Bad Use of Taxpayers’ Dollars”

by Donna Garner

12.10.14

ACTION STEP:  Local taxpayers need to pressure school administrators not to use taxpayers’ dollars to purchase subscriptions to Learning List which is a for-profit company that could easily influence school administrators to purchase liberal-left instructional materials such as those found in Common Core.

TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE, PLEASE GO…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 10, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

Arlington Chamber of Commerce Rhinos Planning State Legislative Agenda

Our liberal Rhino friends at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce are planning to take their liberal tax and spend agenda on the road to Austin January 27-29th.  They plan to meet with all of the North Texas delegation and  sell their agenda to our legislators using the premise.."this is what the people of Arlington want"

One of their main Rhino board members and Wendy Davis supporter  is pushing for State income tax and is a huge supporter of Obamacare.

The Arlington…

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Added by Larry Forbes on December 9, 2014 at 11:55am — No Comments

AVERAGE CITIZENS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN TEXTBOOKS -- BY LT. COL. ROY WHITE (RET.) -- 12.8.14

 

 

“Average Citizens Can Make a Difference in Textbooks”

by Lt. Col. Roy White (ret.)

12.8.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/average-citizens-difference-textbooks/

 

On Friday, November 21, 2014 something monumental happened in Austin, Texas, at the State Board of Education meeting.  The Truth in Texas…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 8, 2014 at 7:05am — No Comments

TORTURED LANGUAGE USED TO PROMOTE COMMON CORE IN TEXAS - BY NIKI HAYES - 12.6.14

 

“Tortured language” Used To Promote Common Core in Texas

by Niki Hayes

12.6.14    

http://www.educationviews.org/tortured-language-promote-common-core-texas/                  

    

            “Tortured language” has been an important government tool for years. (Just ask Jonathan Gruber, chief architect of ObamaCare,…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 6, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

PODCAST - ALICE LINAHAN SHOW - GUEST NIKI HAYES - SAXON MATH - 12.4.14

12.3.14 -- PODCAST – Alice Linahan of Women on the Wall -- conference call with Nakonia (Niki) Hayes, the author of The Story of John Saxon

 

LINK TO PODCAST:  …

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Added by Donna Garner on December 4, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

BRAD MC QUEEN, ARIZONA TEACHER, SUES TO PROTECT ANTI-COMMON CORE CRITICS - BY DONNA GARNER -- 12.3.14

 

 

 

“Brad McQueen, Arizona Teacher, Sues To Protect Anti-Common Core Critics”

By Donna Garner

12.3.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/brad-mcqueen-arizona-teacher-sues-protect-anti-common-core-critics/

 

  • Brad McQueen is an experienced Arizona public school…
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Added by Donna Garner on December 3, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

WHY AP AT ALL? -- BY DONNA GARNER - 12.3.14

 

 

 

“Why AP at All?”

By Donna Garner

12.3.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/ap-all/

 

The College Board’s Advanced Placement program (AP) used to be a legitimate way for public schools (as well as numerous private schools) to provide challenging academic content for students.  That was before David Coleman took over as the…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 3, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

4.2 Million Legal Immigrants Waiting To Enter The U.S.

Roughly 4.2 million immigrants are still waiting to enter the country legally, as wait times for lawful, family-sponsored visas continue to climb despite Obama's executive immigration action last week.

Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders make up 40 percent of those 4.2 million people waiting to legally enter the country, according to Southern…

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Added by Joshua Samuel Finkenbinder on December 1, 2014 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Illegal Aliens Murder 12 Americans daily

WASHINGTON – While the military “quagmire” in Iraq was said to tip the scales of power in the U.S. midterm elections, most Americans have no idea more of their fellow citizens – men, women and children – were murdered this year by illegal aliens than the combined death toll of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan since those military campaigns began.

Though no federal statistics are kept on…

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Added by Joshua Samuel Finkenbinder on December 1, 2014 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Meet the Harry Reid of Texas

Conventional political wisdom holds that Texas is a deep red state home to some of the most conservative politicians in the country. However, many outside the Lone Star State, including most if not all Washington and New York-based pundits, are unaware that the Texas House of Representatives is controlled by a left-of-center speaker, Joe Straus (R-San Antonio), who came into power in 2009 by ousting his conservative predecessor with a coalition of Democrats and…

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Added by Joshua Samuel Finkenbinder on December 1, 2014 at 7:26pm — No Comments

USUALLY RELIABLE FOX NEWS, VESTED IN COMMON CORE -- BY DONNA GARNER - 12.1.14

 

“Usually Reliable Fox News, Vested in Common Core”

by Donna Garner

12.1.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/reliable-fox-news-vested-common-core/

 

On Megyn Kelly’s Thanksgiving 2014 special (“Who’s Teaching Our Kids?”), she interviewed Joel Klein as one of her guests.  He is the ex-chancellor of the NYC schools…

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Added by Donna Garner on December 1, 2014 at 7:17pm — No Comments

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Meeting starts @ 6:30 PM. Pantego Lions Club

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