Tag: obama

Puppets

It is well known in these parts that John King is merely a puppet for Merryl Tisch and Andy Cuomo.  A mouthpiece to spout off their talking points and take the heat coming their direction.  He is nothing more than their marionette as they pull the strings.  The same can be said for Arne Duncan, …

Friday Notes

The NEA, to whom we pay dues,  continues to sell out it’s members. The AFT, to whom we pay dues, continues to shill for the Common Core.  Here is Randi Weingarten in tandem with John King. President Obama, whom the NEA and AFT endorsed twice, is bringing in a new education aid to join his …

Obama Hates Unions

President Obama, who is trying to destroy the industry in which we make our living, was at it again yesterday.  He was comparing the GOP to striking workers who should be fired. Via the Washington Examiner… President Obama again compared Republicans in Congress to workers going on strike, telling reporters Tuesday that GOP lawmakers had no more …

Weekend Links

A few links for your reading pleasure before classes start on Monday morning… The best article I have read all week (and why you should be following what’s happening in Philly). Cuomo wants to double down on failing schools and take dramatic action.  (We know what that means). Ravitch with Why Hedge Fund Managers Are …

Arne Duncan, Jeb Bush… More Crooked Politicians

President Obama’s education hack Arne Duncan had a clout list of people he’d do special favors for… via Fred Klonsky Critics question the ethics of Jeb Bush… via Ravitch

Barack Obama and the Destruction of American Public Education

You may remember Bill Ayers for the whole “Barack Obama pals around with terrorists” bit that the McCain/Palin ticket played during the 2008 election.  Bill Ayers is actually a Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Last week he eloquently penned a letter to President Obama, calling out …

Letter Writing to President Obama

The great Diane Ravitch, one of public ed’s biggest supporters, is organizing a letter writing campaign to President Obama.  All PJSTA members should have received an email about it sometime in the past two weeks.  Below is the text from this blog post by Ravitch.  She explains what should be in the letter and how …