Category Archives: Education

Jody Hice’s Theory of Everything: Public School Leads to Environmentalism, Homosexuality, Abortion, Cultural Tolerance

Jody Hice will probably be a member of Congress come January. Jody Hice says public schools are just like Nazi Germany. HICE: Obviously, if we have government — which is what the public school is — if we have government … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rwanda Will Screen Hysterical Americans for Ebola

I love this. In response to Ebola hysterics in America, the African nation of Rwanda will now screen passengers from America for the Ebola virus. On October 19, the Rwandan Ministry of Health introduced new Ebola Virus Disease screening requirements. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Unhinged History: We “Voluntarily” Ended Slavery

A member of the Colorado Board of Education apparently believes very fantastical things about American history. As an opponent of the “anti-American” Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum, board member Pam Mazanec believes we should teach American exceptionalism because we “voluntarily … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Commie Core

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Turkey’s parliament has voted in favor of military action in Iraq and Syria, greatly expanding the coalition fighting ISIS. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has decided not to hear a case on same-sex marriage … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Common Core Killer

Are children better off living under a drug war than learning Common Core? After a brief discussion about the cost of educating immigrant children, Fox News host Lisa Kennedy Montgomery posed the question. Montgomery: “It makes you wonder what’s worse: … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Unhinged History

Conservative school boards and lawmakers in states such as Texas and Colorado have alleged that Advanced Placement U.S. History is “anti-American” because it does not censor negative events in our history, but according to Doctor Ben Carson the threat is … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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False Patriotism for False Patriots

Fox Host Gretchen Carlson has a thing or two to say about the students who walked out in protest in the Denver, Colorado area after the local school board proposed censoring their history curriculum. Carlson is “all for” free speech … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Conservative War on History Continues

The conservative war on history, which recently reared its head in Texas where state officials voted to drop the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum because it was “anti-American,” has spread to the Denver, Colorado area where the local school board … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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“How is This Still a Thing?”

John Oliver and his crew dug into the tax records of the Miss America pageant and found that they’ve been lying scholarships to the tune of millions of dollars. What Oliver and his crew discovered was that the Miss America … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Don’t Mess With Texas History

The imagined slight of an Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum that is “anti-American” has swept the state of Texas and the state Board of Education has taken steps to eliminate it. From the Associated Press The Board of Education approved … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach

Artist – Ed Hall In other news, the primary suspect in the ambush and shooting of two state police officers outside a barracks in Pennsylvania is a doomsday prepper who fantasized about killing law enforcement. Meanwhile, Obamacare is working as … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal and the Science Deniers

Bobby Jindal is not a scientist, man. At a prayer breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor this morning, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said the Obama administration is filled to the brim with “science deniers” who are “holding our economy … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Awkward Questions

Artist – Pat Bagley Sorry folks, the park’s closed. I’m dealing with some computer hardware issues and won’t be posting today. Regarding the above cartoon — here’s the shot, and here’s the chaser. Have a good weekend. Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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John Oliver on Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges

John Oliver’s big topic last night was our insane amount of student debt and evil for-profit colleges who will go to any length to find more money. Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Revisionism

Tennessee Republicans are challenging Advanced Placement standards in their state, joining their counterparts at the RNC in opposition to what they call “revisionist.” From The Tennessean: Senate Education Committee Chairman Dolores Gresham, R-Somerville, and Government Operations Committee Chairman Mike Bell, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Make Believe

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, a state district judge has ruled that the system Texas uses to fund schools is unconstitutional. The state was sued by more than 600 school districts over $5.4 billion in cuts signed into … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal is Not Done Trying to Ruin Education

Bobby Jindal probably isn’t a name that immediately comes to mind when education standards are mentioned, and if it is it’s probably for bad reasons, but it may come as a surprise that he’s suing the federal government to end … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Back to School: Don’t Mind The Long Rifles

I have no idea what could justify a K-12 school police force carrying long rifles, but apparently officers will be packing in Compton, California as children head back to school. “This is our objective — save lives, bottom line,” Compton … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Frivolous

Artist – Bruce Plante In other news, a third grade teacher in South Carolina has apparently been using Rush Limbaugh’s children’s book to teach her students. As I’ve mentioned here before, Limbaugh’s book is about a man who travels back … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Arms Race

Public colleges in Idaho had no plans to arm their campus police force, but now they have no choice. Idaho public colleges did not previously arm their campus officers. But Idaho State University director of public safety Steve Chatterton said … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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