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re: Advocate editorial re: common core - Eurocat
[quote] But it's like taking a final every 6 weeks, no classes just tests. And the kids know it's pretty much all that matters. Trust me it's not a good thing[/quote] But this is this the way education is done in Japan and Hungary and South Korea and Estonia and Singapore. Maybe this IS a good...


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re: There is more to worry about Common Core than usually discussed - Eurocat
[quote]If you cant see the pre-planned use for this standard then youre either stupid, or a fraud[/quote] Can you spell out what the pre-planned purpose is for those of us who are stupid? Thanks. ...


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re: Advocate editorial re: common core - Eurocat
[quote]You want to look into why the United States is so deeply dependent on the H1B visa? Because we don't have nearly enough viable STEM candidates in this country to fill the vacuum that the old models of education created.[/quote] BINGO. :bow:...


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re: Advocate editorial re: common core - Eurocat
Less social promotion. ...


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re: Advocate editorial re: common core - Eurocat
Common Core ticks off lazy teachers and entitled parents. And wacko's who think the UN is trying to destroy us all. This editorial in the Post says it all - Sorry Soccer Moms - Public education’s problems are legion, but few are more corrosive to student accomplishment — and to public confide...


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re: Video exonerates man set up by Louisiana cops and prosecutors - link - Eurocat
Live and Learn...


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re: There is more to worry about Common Core than usually discussed - Eurocat
This is the best argument I have read for common core. I have posted it before but here we go again. This is from the NYPost. Owned by Rupert Murdoch. He owns Fox News. He is hardly a member of the liberal media. If you think Fox is liberal media, well then I have nothing to say. Link http://n...


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re: There is more to worry about Common Core than usually discussed - Eurocat
From the article - "Remember, the Gates Foundation also used the United Nations as one vehicle for funding the development and implementation of Common Core in the United States." Why would Bill Gates do this through the UN and not directly? Sounds to me like an attempt to rile up poorly ed...


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re: Arkansa Senate Judiciary Committee approves Death Penalty ban - Eurocat
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re: No excuse for the sub-inflationary minimum wage - should now be $15 - Eurocat
When you pay minimum wage you get minimum wage workers. For example. She - What is your name? He - Marc. Spelled with a C. Marc. She - Okay spelled with a c. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B8GrSoUCYAEWzyZ.jpg...


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Video exonerates man set up by Louisiana cops and prosecutors - link - Eurocat
If not for cell phone video, 47-year-old disabled veteran Douglas Dendinger could be going to prison — because of an apparent coordinated effort by Washington Parish, La. cops and prosecutors who falsely accused him of battery and witness intimidation. http://news.yahoo.com/video-exonerates-man-s...


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re: Arkansa Senate Judiciary Committee approves Death Penalty ban - Eurocat
This is an interesting article about the situation. https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/11/17/is-texas-getting-ready-kill-innocent-man/ ...


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re: Arkansa Senate Judiciary Committee approves Death Penalty ban - Eurocat
Looks like they are going to eff it up again next week in Texas. The black guy sent to the row was haveing an affair and that woman ended up dead. She was a small town white cops wife. The same cop is now in jail for beating and raping a woman he arrested on the hood of his squad car. Re...


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Police forces getting radar that can "see" inside homes - Eurocat
I believe this could be troubling, especially if a criminal gets his hands on one! http://www.freep.com/story/news/2015/01/19/police-radar-see-through-walls/22007615/ ...


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re: Arkansa Senate Judiciary Committee approves Death Penalty ban - Eurocat
The linked article talks about a case of innocence. I would suggest you read it for that alone. However it gives a description of life inside prison. I will admit minor level fed penitentiaries can be described as not too harsh. But those are for people convicted of non-violent crimes. Murd...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Eurocat
FCC got this one right. How Verizon lets its copper wires decay to force consumers to use more expemsive fiber - http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/08/why-verizon-is-trying-very-hard-to-force-fiber-on-its-customers/ ...


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Props to Elizabeth Warren for this - support of US law - - Eurocat
http://www.vox.com/2015/2/26/8114291/elizabeth-warren-tpp ...


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re: How to fix gerrymandering - - Eurocat
I agree with Chinese Bandit. And Gerrymandering is bad no matter what party does it....


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How to fix gerrymandering - - Eurocat
http://www.vox.com/2014/4/15/5604284/us-elections-are-rigged-but-canada-knows-how-to-fix-them...


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re: FCC Allowed Google to Review & Suggest Revisions to NN Prior to Ratification - Eurocat
There was a public comment period for this you know. http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/23/fcc-confirms-that-nearly-4m-net-neutrality-comments-were-submitted-by-the-public/...


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