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Bill Gates, The Man Behind Common Core Shows How Stupid He Really is About Education
http://www.agenda21radio.com ^ | 3/15/14 | Paul Preston

Posted on 03/16/2014 8:36:52 AM PDT by Texas Eagle

Bill Gates, the multi billionaire who does not have an earned college degree or teaching certificate, never taught a day in the classroom, never worked in an educational system or one room school house is comparing the education of children to electrical outlets.

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1 posted on 03/16/2014 8:36:52 AM PDT by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle

If you have 50 different plug types, appliances wouldn’t be available and would be very expensive. But once an electric outlet becomes standardized, many companies can design appliances and competition ensues, creating variety and better prices for consumers. If states use common academic standards, the quality of classroom materials and professional development will improve. Much of that material will be digital tools that are personalized to the student. To get this innovation out, common standards will be helpful.


2 posted on 03/16/2014 8:38:21 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle
Uhhhhhhhh. Okay.

A question from the back of the re-education camp? How did you get so smart without Common Core?

3 posted on 03/16/2014 8:39:15 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Gates did well in business but is doing terrible bs with government . this again proves that no one can make government work. socialism can never work .

privatize everything schools , roads,healthcare etc.. get government out our lives.


4 posted on 03/16/2014 8:41:50 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Texas Eagle

So the goal is to produce cookie-cutter students who will grow up to be cookie-cutter workers and ‘citizens’.

My question is this... What will happen to the students and people who refuse to be cookie-cutter products?

My guess is this, like a bakery/factory the non-conformist cookie-cutter products will be destroyed and put out with the trash. It’s just a matter of time I think.


5 posted on 03/16/2014 8:43:20 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Texas Eagle
A question from the back of the re-education camp? How did you get so smart without Common Core?

Because his wealthy parents sent him to the best schools money could buy. Nothing common has ever been a part of his lifestyle from day 1.

6 posted on 03/16/2014 8:44:05 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Texas Eagle

The students in Maine need to know different things than the students in Southern California or Hawaii or Nome Alaska. Cookie cutter government is repressive controlling government. The parents locally know what is best for their offspring not Bill Gates or Barack HUSSEIN Obama or some pencil pushing bureaucrat in the dark bowels of a Washington office building.


7 posted on 03/16/2014 8:44:46 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: The Working Man
So the goal is to produce cookie-cutter students who will grow up to be cookie-cutter workers and ‘citizens’.

Doughy bricks in the wall.

8 posted on 03/16/2014 8:45:38 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Bill Gates is a one trick pony. He is neither cute nor insightful. Got in on the ground floor of computers; rode that well.

Microsoft has been anything but a well run company since the early years.


9 posted on 03/16/2014 8:46:57 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Texas Eagle
Proof that if you have enough money to throw around, even obtuse buffoonery will be taken seriously by the recipients of your largesse.
10 posted on 03/16/2014 8:49:17 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Good point. If Cookie Cutter Core had been around when Bill Gates was a planned and wanted child, we’d still be sending men into space using slide rules.


11 posted on 03/16/2014 8:49:44 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle
Common Core is like icing on a poop cake.

Conservatives are in a dither about curriculum when the REAL problem is that every government school should be SHUT DOWN!

Every government owned and run K-12 school in this nation is godless. They are not and never have been religiously neutral because such a philosophic state of neutrality is impossible. Children in godless schools **will** learn to think and reason godlessly. They must just to cooperate in the godless classroom. How could it be otherwise?

Every government owned and run K-12 school in this nation is a single-payer and socialist-entitlement. Children in these schools risk learning to be comfortable with socialism. Hey! If the voting mob can give them tuition-free schooling, then why not use the voting mob to get **lots** of “free” stuff?

Nearly every teacher in this nation (even in private schools) was trained by godless Marxists in Marxist-run colleges and universities. While not all teachers are Marxists, their training must inevitably leak through into the classroom, curriculum, and school policies.

12 posted on 03/16/2014 8:52:11 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: Texas Eagle
But once an electric outlet becomes standardized, many companies can design appliances and competition ensues, creating variety and better prices for consumers.

That kind of thinking is great for specific products that all will use but not so great when it comes to people's brains. Where does innovation come from if all people are thinking the same way?
13 posted on 03/16/2014 8:53:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Don Corleone

The place where parents have the most influence is in a private setting.

And....The brick and mortar ( prison-like) model should be abandoned.


14 posted on 03/16/2014 8:54:04 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: Texas Eagle

Bill Gates knows how to cozy up to Big Government and Big Business. That’s why he’s having influence in this area.


15 posted on 03/16/2014 8:54:09 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Texas Eagle

thanks for posting


16 posted on 03/16/2014 8:54:15 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Texas Eagle

Standardization and quality are two completely different things. Choose a bad standard and you’ll only get substandard results across the nation. You would think he would know that.


17 posted on 03/16/2014 8:54:34 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Texas Eagle

The problem is that kids cannot be standardized. They are individuals who learn things differently.

Common core is very big on cooperative learning, and it’s driving one of my daughters crazy. She’s a junior, and she’s not learning anything in history this year.

She has speech and communication problems. She can’t handle being in a noisy classroom. She can’t hear well, and she can’t communicate well.

She’s exhausted after history.

She does great in normal classes with a teacher that lectures, reading, and doing normal homework.

My other “normal” daughter also hates the common core history class. She wishes she had taken AP History. She’s gifted and she hates the group work because she gets stuck with kids who are not as smart as her.


18 posted on 03/16/2014 8:55:07 AM PDT by luckystarmom
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To: Texas Eagle

Gates essentially won the equivalent of the lottery with DOS and his business partner IBM’s inability to understand that it was the software that was important... After that it was just a matter of screwing over everybody he ever met. Intelligence had very little to do with his good fortune. The stupidity of others had more to do it.


19 posted on 03/16/2014 8:55:26 AM PDT by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: Texas Eagle

Your opinion, then, is that education is a one-size-fits-all marketplace. The personality of the educator and student are irrelevant, and the designer of the standard curriculum has implemented it perfectly. I disagree. It makes about as much sense to me as only selling pants that come in size 'large', made of lycra, and sold by Overstock. You will fit, sagging or bulging, you will fit. And, it becomes completely unacceptable when you include the fact that Common Core includes revisionist history, immoral sex education, bizarre mathematics, and a liberal political bend. The next generation deserves better than Common Core.


20 posted on 03/16/2014 8:56:27 AM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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If we had common core in 1900, we would have landed a man on the moon before world war 1


21 posted on 03/16/2014 8:57:01 AM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Texas Eagle
"...Good point. If Cookie Cutter Core had been around when Bill Gates was a planned and wanted child, we’d still be sending men into space using slide rules..."

HEY! We GOT them there with Slide Rules. Lately, not so much. :-)
22 posted on 03/16/2014 8:57:06 AM PDT by Rebel_Ace (Tags?!? Tags?!? We don' neeeed no stinkin' Tags!)
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To: Texas Eagle
I've used his company's products from the beginning through their evolution and appreciate what they do for me.

Otoh, MSNBC and Win8 reveal much about Mr. Gates and Common Core seems to be from that same part of his brain and psyche.

23 posted on 03/16/2014 8:57:37 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Somehow we didn’t need a federal mandate to standardize the phillips screwdriver.


24 posted on 03/16/2014 8:58:17 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: Texas Eagle

Seems the “Diversity” and ‘Tolerance” crowd is always trying to make things the same or standardized. Diversity in thought and/or achievement cannot be tolerated


25 posted on 03/16/2014 8:59:38 AM PDT by CrappieLuck
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To: Texas Eagle

Some times being a multi-billionaire give you the impression that you know everything about everything when it is really an arrogance of people around you patting you on the back with their hands out for your money and that makes you think your are smarter and way above joe sixpack.

What a way to go through life, rich but without commonsense.


26 posted on 03/16/2014 8:59:46 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: wintertime

good point

privatize schools. the government schools are an abomination

democrats create many fake crisis (like the global warming hoax) so that we think government is needed

see if you made $100,000 per year you could buy anything you would ever need in the free market. so we don’t need government for anything .

so democrats/communists have to create fake threats to scare the people into begging for government to protect them. the news media gets people say “We have to do something about school shootings, global warming, evil corporations etc”

global warming : a hoax, a fake crisis

40 million don’t have healthare : another lie

see the fact that democrats have to lie , crate fake threats , means that there are no real crisis that government is so needed to save us from.

these are just 2 examples but there are milions at all levels of government. there is nothing the free market cannot do BETTER than government can .roads? yes private roads. private schools, private hospitals, private security patrols and so on .

but democrats have written room fulls of laws mandating government agencies like the EPA, IRS ,FDA, FEC , FCC etc. and obamacare. all these government programs do do is cripple business ,add to the cost of products, tax the hell out of us and businesses ,and take away our freedom

another fake crisis is the “mass shooting crisis”


27 posted on 03/16/2014 9:00:58 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Bill Gates is a one trick pony. He is neither cute nor insightful. Got in on the ground floor of computers; rode that well.

He certainly was in the right place at the right time. I'll give him his due though. He was driven and he was ruthless in his early years. He saw where the industry was heading when IBM decided to get into the PC market and he positioned Microsoft perfectly to take full advantage of it by bullying and pushing other would-be competitors aside.

The defining move of Bill Gates' career was the purchase of 86-DOS from Seattle Computer Products in July 1981 for just $75,000 - just a month before IBM went public with the first PC. Renamed MS-DOS for the IBM launch, this one product launched a monolithic empire that is still earning Microsoft billions of dollars a year to this day despite Microsoft missing the boat completely with the Internet, social media, smartphones, tablets, MP3 devices, etc.

A hundred years from now, when the histories of the computer industry are written, people like Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Jeff Bezos will be shown to have had a bigger impact overall.

28 posted on 03/16/2014 9:03:33 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: dsrtsage
If we had common core in 1900, we would have landed a man on the moon before world war 1

If that were true, the Soviets would have a colony on mars by now.
29 posted on 03/16/2014 9:06:29 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Texas Eagle

But once an electric outlet becomes standardized,
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

God didn’t make children to be plugs in a socket or to be plugged in like plugs in a government standardized hole.

However...One thing is very standardized already in the government SS indoctrination camps ( Single-payer, Socialist-entitlement “schools”).

EVERY government owned and run K-12 school in this nation is godless in its worldview, curriculum, and school policies. It isn’t religiously neutral but it is standard. The children **will** learn to think and reason godlessly. They must just to cooperate while in the godless classroom. How could it be otherwise?


30 posted on 03/16/2014 9:08:23 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: Texas Eagle

The problem with common core is that it is not just a set of common and basic standards. That’s the marketing spin but it’s a lie. Instead it’s a command and control system the covers almost every aspect of education.

Contracts for these “digital tools” will be parceled out to insiders and the outcome will be much like the Obamacare exchange.


31 posted on 03/16/2014 9:09:37 AM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with violence, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) accused President Barack Obama of wanting to “bully” states into adopting a Common Core system that would federalize education and eventually empower bureaucracies, instead of local governments, as it imposes top-down standards.

“He wants to control everything,” Bridenstine said.

Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution enumerates federal powers. Education is not among the enumerated powers and, thus, is left to the states or the people as required by the 10th Amendment. Additionally, there are longstanding federal statutes that explicitly prohibit using the federal bureaucracy to control education within the states. Presidents from both parties have violated these statutes.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/03/15/Rep-Bridenstine-Obama-Wants-to-Bully-States-into-Adopting-Common-Core


32 posted on 03/16/2014 9:13:45 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: so_real

Actually, the quote you’re commenting on is not from the poster but Gates.


33 posted on 03/16/2014 9:14:39 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: The Working Man

“My question is this... What will happen to the students and people who refuse to be cookie-cutter products?”

They will flunk out, just has always been the case.


34 posted on 03/16/2014 9:15:01 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Texas Eagle

“Bill Gates, the multi billionaire who does not have an earned college degree or teaching certificate, never taught a day in the classroom, never worked in an educational system or one room school house “

Sounds like some damn fine credentials if you ask me!


35 posted on 03/16/2014 9:16:02 AM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Texas Eagle

No teaching certificate? Horrors.

How about no parenting certificate, as in a man who has shirked his responsibility to take on his role as a father?

Yes, shirked!

I smell compensatory behavior, maybe there is an aborted Gates Jr. in his past. Now he’s gonna make up for his failure to form a family by messing with ours.

He’s a genius, right?


36 posted on 03/16/2014 9:20:26 AM PDT by Stalwart
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To: wintertime

I knew of a commie history teacher who uses Howard Zinn’s curriculum in class.


37 posted on 03/16/2014 9:21:15 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Texas Eagle

Not if one is trying to brainwash minds and end up with slaves to government.


38 posted on 03/16/2014 9:21:30 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: Texas Eagle

The common core issue is federalizing schools further....more than anything

But why schools do not perform has much more to do with families or lack of today than the schools

Why nobody here gets this is a sickness and betrays what is our fundamental undoing

Our unwillingness to confront sad truths about our culture and groups that fail....and why they fail

Yes public schools are more liberal but so are nearly all private schools

Progressive political correctness over history ..race....gender...religion...permeates all education and those who run it

I guarantee you even Hillsdale is PC about racial empirically observed issues

Guarantee it.

This infection is like the Borg....and there is no cure.....not even home school

Only cure is a hard reset and what comes from that is anybody’s guess.

I’ve been dealing with this 20 years and another 15 to go

Political correctness killed it....sure as a hydrogen bomb.

That and the dissolution of the traditional family and values


39 posted on 03/16/2014 9:23:16 AM PDT by wardaddy (ukraine......aint nobody gonna do nothing but talk and try to score political points)
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I was basically scorched for saying the same yesterday.


40 posted on 03/16/2014 9:24:27 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Texas Eagle
Bill Gates, the multi billionaire who does not have an earned college degree or teaching certificate
So if he did he would be intelligent? I think not! Academia the elitists selfengrandizing highly educated a##clowns of our time are just as mentally deficient as this loser
41 posted on 03/16/2014 9:25:11 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Zippy the a##clown sez..............)
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To: Flick Lives; Texas Eagle

Mea Culpa -- my response too should have been directed at Gates. Thank you, both, for your correction and patience.


42 posted on 03/16/2014 9:30:21 AM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: Texas Eagle

Common Core shows just how liberals fail to think. They really are the dumbest people in any room, even in a mental retardation center.


43 posted on 03/16/2014 9:39:44 AM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: Texas Eagle

He thinks spraying crap into the atmosphere is a good idea too..


44 posted on 03/16/2014 9:45:06 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Texas Eagle

Interesting how Gates has neither a college degree nor a teaching license but is given control over education reform, yet lack of these credentials are used against those who choose to home school.


45 posted on 03/16/2014 9:51:10 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: CodeToad

I’ve been noticing a fixation with groupthink from all the futurists in recent years. They seem to feel that all problems can be solved if all the people would forget their own petty wants and desires and concentrate on what our betters think is important.

It actually does make some sense but is unworkable because were aren’t ants and don’t think for the hive.


46 posted on 03/16/2014 9:53:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Liberals are Marxists. Marxist thinking was around long before Karl Marx. They have always thought that the hive is more important than the individual. They do that because they are physically weak and feeble minded and think others should take care of them like mommy and daddy did.


47 posted on 03/16/2014 9:58:00 AM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: Texas Eagle

Libs are quick to point out Scott Walker doesn’t have college degree yet they believe Bill Gates, who doesn’t have a degree, on education


48 posted on 03/16/2014 9:58:12 AM PDT by jodster36
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To: goodwithagun
Interesting how Gates has neither a college degree nor a teaching license but is given control over education reform, yet lack of these credentials are used against those who choose to home school.

Many years ago my Mother told me just because a person makes a LOT of MONEY doesn't mean they KNOW anything.

In regard to Gates, my Mama was CORRECT.

49 posted on 03/16/2014 10:47:11 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: riri

Tell the PC bootlickers here to bugger off

Fight them

I do and don’t many like to go heads up.

Plus you find out who’s real

We have a slew of whitelandia dummies here and some peace corps kumbaya sorts

Admit when wrong but never back down

Rainy TN regards

Mouse land bound with Wifey and 3 boys under 13

Pass that xanax please


50 posted on 03/16/2014 10:48:30 AM PDT by wardaddy (ukraine......aint nobody gonna do nothing but talk and try to score political points)
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