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re: US Destroys Oil Tankers in Syria - OleWar
Yep ...
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re: US Destroys Oil Tankers in Syria - OleWar
[quote]I have been shot at by Iranian-made weapons wielded by Iranian-trained and funded dudes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Any other questions?[/quote] And you were also likely shot at by weapons funded by Saudis and Pakistanis by Saudi and Pakistani trained and funded dudes. Don't be so simplist...
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re: The pendulum has swung from D.A.R.E to this for school kids - OleWar
More evidence of the decline of Western Civilization....
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re: The Most Conservative State In America - OleWar
Well maybe you can help change things and allow your poor white neighbors to become more class conscious and you won't have to live with the burden of your wealth inequality. ...
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re: The Most Conservative State In America - OleWar
Wow OP, what a riveting documentary, it really does make you think. Deeply analytical. Do you really live in Hernando Mississippi? Is Mississippi really like that? It has been over a dozen years since I have been to North Mississippi. Are you being oppressed? What allowed you to advance to such...
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re: AOC with a new basic human right - OleWar
[quote]She should push for Soviet style apartments for the poor and homeless.[/quote] Ironically Soviet citizens did a pretty decent job of maintaining the interiors of their personal apartments. Our "proletariat", not so much....
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re: Scary picture of River by LSU - OleWar
The snow bank?...
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re: Alabama lawmakers give passage to 3rd grade reading bill: must read to move to 4th grade - OleWar
[quote]That's actually bad for Republicans, since 99% of the illiterate send votes their way. Interesting move.[/quote] http://www.summasource.com/sites/default/files/Team%20Literacy-A%20Step.pdf According to the below report the highest literacy in Alabama is in Shelby County 82% of its voter...
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re: Alabama lawmakers give passage to 3rd grade reading bill: must read to move to 4th grade - OleWar
[quote]The myth that parent involvement to create school preparedness enables children to be more successful?[/quote] Parental "involvement" is likely a function IQ. How does a low IQ parent impart wisdom or preparedness onto a low IQ child....
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re: Alabama lawmakers give passage to 3rd grade reading bill: must read to move to 4th grade - OleWar
[quote]That’s not it at all. They enter school completely unprepared for the schoolwork they have to do. They fall behind immediately. By second or third grade, schools take the easy way out and identify these kids as having a learning disability. They then fall into the SPED system, which creates a...
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re: Alabama lawmakers give passage to 3rd grade reading bill: must read to move to 4th grade - OleWar
[quote]The south is so racist[/quote] Please expound....
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re: Alabama lawmakers give passage to 3rd grade reading bill: must read to move to 4th grade - OleWar
This is an 8th Grade Final Examination from Bullitt County Kentucky, 1912. [img]http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Eighth-Grade-Exam.jpg[/img] ...
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re: Alabama lawmakers give passage to 3rd grade reading bill: must read to move to 4th grade - OleWar
What Alabama is about to discover but what they probably already know is that a large amount of their population is borderline retarded or below and could easily qualify for special education. ETA: And this is not at a specific shot at Alabama, the same goes for much of the Deep South....
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re: Alabama lawmakers give passage to 3rd grade reading bill: must read to move to 4th grade - OleWar
[quote]They should drop history from elementary school and double up on math and reading.[/quote] A good history or social studies class even in elementary school is fundamentally a reading class or aimed at providing the basic cultural literacy in order to read....
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re: Do They Still Teach Common Core Math In School? And What Is The Point Of It? - OleWar
[quote]Think of it like this. Instead of just recalling/knowing A = C, You think exponentially of the ways you can connect the two. Each way results in different in a different path and each path constitutes a different possibility. It broadens thinking and possibilities and results. [/quote...
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re: Do They Still Teach Common Core Math In School? And What Is The Point Of It? - OleWar
[quote]Common core math is great for teaching higher level thinking in pk through 4th.[/quote] I keep hearing education gurus touting higher level thinking or critical thinking at the grammar school level. But I have always asked what they mean by this and they have never ben able to give a ...
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re: Do you believe George Papadopoulos? - OleWar
I assume any career he anticipated on having in anything institutional is fricked....
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re: Anyone looking for some fun in Kenner? - OleWar
no visible tats, should be up the OTs alley....
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re: How dumb are the Russians? - OleWar
More importantly they were as "dumb" as every other political pundit who thought Hillary would win. They were even completely unprepared to engage with the incoming administration once Trump was elected. I think this is a really good analysis base on the Mueller report. [b]What the Mueller ...
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