April 8, 2013
Recently my posting has started dropping off because of some nasty fatigue issues that seemed to come out of nowhere. (Hopefully you haven’t noticed the lull too much, as I have quite a few pieces I’m working on at any given time, and researching others.) Sometimes a recent event or flash of insight drives me […]
April 3, 2013
In response to our campaign to lobby our legislators and Governor to put a leash on John White’s reckless and illegal privacy violations, John White sent out a letter to local superintendents. This letter tries to mischaracterize our objections and goals, while pointedly ignoring the underlying issues and facts. I will set the record straight […]
January 11, 2013
Reblogged from CenLamar: I. Today, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal proposed the single largest, one-time tax increase in Louisiana history, an across-the-board 3% increase in state sales taxes. If approved and passed into law, Louisiana would have the highest combined sales tax rate in the United States, an average of at least 11.84% (an aggregate that […]
November 17, 2012
John White is trying very hard to keep data from the general public and researchers. He even passed a number of edicts when he first came to DOE that forbade LDE staff from communicating with school districts via any method other than a vetted weekly or bi-weekly newsletter. I’ve been told by numerous data coordinators […]
September 26, 2012
Reblogged from mykeystrokes.com: As often as not, parties nominate candidates for president that pretty much all their own partisans acknowledge are less than inspiring. Democrats were so excited about Barack Obama in 2008 partly because their previous two nominees, John Kerry and Al Gore, rode to the nomination on a stirring sentiment of "Well, OK, […]
September 19, 2012
How easy is it to take video and sound clips out of context and abuse them? I think this clip says it all. http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL3CB99D6B204F307E&v=bQu2SVFF-cU&feature=player_embedded#! I think it’s important view the entire context of a quote or speech but also important to ask, what did you mean when you made a given statement? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/18/mitt-romney-47-percent-full-video-_n_1893615.html The entire […]
August 3, 2012
This isn’t actually true if we’re speaking about presidential elections generally and Mitt Romney and Barak Obama specifically, I want it to be true. Campaigns aren’t based on who has the better facts, but who has the better sounding lies. When it comes to lying, no one can possibly hope to compete with Mitt. He’s got a […]
July 22, 2012
Current Education Related Projects – Intro I just realized I’ve been working on a number of different projects to expose education abuses and to improve education for the children in my state with a passion I usually reserve for online gaming and good food and drink. Admittedly I was motivated by spite as well as […]
July 7, 2012
Great cartoon video if you have about 30 minutes to spare to be entertained while seeing how the banks have controlled much of our government throughout history and are currently siphoning off much of our wealth. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPWH5TlbloU It may not cover all the angles and may be a tad overdramtic, but let me know of any parts […]
June 29, 2012
Bobby Jindal has fought successfully to allow creationism to be taught in public Schools in Louisiana. When the public schools tried to teach both evolution and creationism he realized he had to do something, so he set about privatizing the entire public school system. At first, I wondered how someone who was a Rhode Scholar with a […]
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