France to grant asylum to Iraqi Christians

“The French government says it is willing to grant asylum to Iraqi Christians in the face of a jihadist onslaught against them.” click here

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Mr. Mike “Huckelberry Hound” Huckabee demonstrates his poor judgement

“Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee angered his Facebook fans after endorsing Sen. Lamar Alexander against conservative state Representative Joe Carr last month.” click here

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State and local school districts should develop non-common core-based standards

“States and local school districts can develop their own non-Common Core standards by following the steps below:” Click below for the full story.

How to Develop State or Local Non-Common Core-Based Standards

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University grading based on “representational equity” is inequitable

The University of Wisconsin is moving to base grades on “representational equity” which apparently is defined such that in effect grades will be based on race. (click here) We should do what we can to help and assist struggling students of all racial-ethnic groups. This approach suggests a variable academic standard that is student-dependent.

This move by UW seems to be heading the wrong direction. What might be expected from a student or college graduate with a certain grade or grade point average would not be equitable across racial-ethnic groups. This approach does not strike me as being very fair-minded. Perhaps I am missing something here….

 

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Mr. Jeb Bush shows once again he is stumbling around in the dark

Like most of the GOPer’s on immigration Mr. Bush is disoriented and is simply stumbling around in the dark. He does not have what it will take to be elected to the White House.

“Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who said that illegal immigration is an “act of love” that should not “rile” up Americans, now believes most of the illegal immigrant children from Central America should be sent back. ” click here

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Mr. Obama should move back to Chicago; It’s his way of life.

Mr. Obama, along with his hand-picked former chief of staff Mr. Rahm Emanuel, helped to create Chicago’s current city environment.  Chicago is where Mr. Obama learned his philosophy of government becoming a top-notch community organizer. Seems only fair that He and his family should return to live there after he leaves the White House.

“President Obama and his wife, Michelle, could be the owners of a home in Rancho Mirage listed at $4.25 million before the month is out.” click here

“Chicago once again boiled over this weekend with gang violence driven by the Mexican cartels and their drug trade. Forty were shot and four killed, including an 11-year-old girl.” click here

 

 

 

 

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How about arguing for “amnesty” for northern Iraq Christians

“Islamist insurgents have issued an ultimatum to northern Iraq’s dwindling Christian population to either convert to Islam, pay a religious levy or face death, according to a statement distributed in the militant-controlled city of Mosul.” click here

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