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NC SEN: Is Thom Tillis in the Tank for Common Core? ^ | 5/1/14 | Jacqueline Bodnar

Posted on 05/01/2014 11:45:34 AM PDT by cotton1706

Washington, DC- Since Thom Tillis gained the endorsement of outspoken Common Core advocate Jeb Bush, his commitment to repealing the government education takeover is called into question. Bush is a leading spokesman on behalf of Common Core, a set of government-mandated education standards that strip away the rights of parents. His support of Thom Tillis followed an endorsement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, another promoter of Common Core.

FreedomWorks for America Director of Grassroots Whitney Neal commented, "Thom Tillis continually proves that special interest groups are more important to him than the people of North Carolina. With this Jeb Bush endorsement, Tillis aligns himself with another supporter of Common Core, a program that the people of North Carolina have loudly rejected."

Neal continued, “The question remains- will Thom Tillis answer to the special interest groups that funded him on the campaign trail, or the people of North Carolina? With endorsements like Jeb Bush and the Chamber of Commerce, the answer is clear.”

Conservative grassroots activists in North Carolina overwhelmingly oppose the Common Core standards. Local education reform activist Pattie Curran commented, "I oppose Common Core because it takes local control away from our schools and gives it to an out-of -touch, overreaching federal government.”

Judy Carter, a North Carolinian who taught for 26 years and a mother and grandmother of four, added, “Common Core takes away the creativity and individuality of child and makes testing, not learning, the objective. Educators cannot tweak the standards or change them if they aren’t effective. We need to fight one-size-fits-all education before it is too late.”

Tillis was Speaker of the North Carolina State House when Common Core was implemented.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections

1 posted on 05/01/2014 11:45:34 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

The “One Worlders”,(TriLateral,Bilderbergers,Agenda 21, Council on Foreign Relations) are running full steam now under the supposition that with the ‘Messiah” in the White House most of the congress too frightened to even squeak and the MSM guarding both their 12 and their 6 they feel that their goal of mastery over the slobbering masses is within their reach. They have been working at this for well over 100 years. Its too late to give up now. Lexington and Concord all over again???

2 posted on 05/01/2014 11:55:04 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: cotton1706

A lot of candidates claiming conservatism pop up on my twitterfeed, but I do research them a bit before following back and giving them advertising space.

Tillis is one I have not followed back, but do keep track of to highlight that he just might be more RINO than he’d like folks to realize - he follows me on Twitter but never answers my questions... although, I suppose it might have something to do with my continually asking him if he is supported by Karl Rove, through CrossRoads America, laughs.

Thanks for giving me another question FRiend ;)

May God give us strength,

3 posted on 05/01/2014 11:56:53 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: thesearethetimes...

Things I have come across indicate that Thom Thillis is Karl Rove’s guy.

What comes on the radio sounds like they have *bought* everybody. Reporting of news is definitely not objective when reporting on this race and all those running in it.

Sometimes there will be a story about this race and only this one name will be mentioned, as if there is no one else - worth mentioning. I did hear that the other guy is actually ahead in polling - in an honest poll.

4 posted on 05/01/2014 12:12:12 PM PDT by PraiseTheLord (have you seen the fema camps, shackle box cars, thousands of guillotines, stacks of coffins ~)
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To: PraiseTheLord

I sure hope so! This fella seems to be, a true card carrying member of the RepublicanElite, and just the kind we do not want to send to D.C.

Lord - more like Sen. Cruz and Lee, and Rep.Gowdy please!

5 posted on 05/01/2014 12:51:23 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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