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N.J. education chief orders review after Burlington school children learn song about Obama
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/09/nj_education_commissioner_orde.html ^ | September 2005 | Associated Press

Posted on 09/25/2009 7:06:51 AM PDT by TinaJeannes

BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP -- New Jersey's education commissioner ordered a review after a YouTube video shows school children learning a song celebrating President Barack Obama.

The video shows more than a dozen youngsters at B. Bernice Young Elementary School in Burlington Township. The district said the students were participating in Black History Month in February.

Education Department spokeswoman Kathryn Forsyth said the commissioner has directed the school superintendent to review what happened. Forsyth said the commissioner wants to ensure that students can celebrate Black History Month without "inappropriate partisan politics in the classroom."

Forsyth also said the teacher who directed the song and is not shown in the video retired at the end of the school year.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
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To: Liberty Ship
“Retired.” “Retired?!!!” So we pay for her feed until she’s 90? I say the parents should file civil suits and move her ass into a dumpster for the rest of her life."

Ah to play like the leftists: find out who she is. Is she working now? Where? Research her background, demonstrate in front of her house, follow her family around, etc. etc. semi sarc/

51 posted on 09/25/2009 8:46:47 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: a fool in paradise
The big lie is that Atheism is "not a religion" so therefore teaching liberal "secular humanist" morality "isn't violating" the separation of Church and State. Except they are telling the children of those who follow the religions of the world that homosexuality really ISN'T a sin. Neither is pre-marital sex. Neither is abortion.

Precisely! The old serpent was a liar from the beginning. When he lies, he speaks his native tongue.

It is a de facto religion/worldview, complete with its own creeds:

Humanist Manifesto I

Humanist Manifest II

52 posted on 09/25/2009 9:02:21 AM PDT by Lexinom
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To: Walrus
"The brownshirts cannot take us over as long as there is YouTube and the rest of the free blogosphere."

YouTube is hardly an honest player. I noticed yesterday that the view counter on the video had not budged on the video in question. It was stuck around 360, and yet there were thousands of comments. How is that possible? It's not, unless YouTube "froze" the counter.

Why freeze the counter? Because presumably it won't show up as a popular video on YouTube's front page section called "What's playing now", I would guess.

53 posted on 09/25/2009 9:05:30 AM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: Personal Responsibility; albie

Or JC Watts, Ken Blackwell, or one of my personal favorites, Herman Cain?


54 posted on 09/25/2009 9:53:50 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Maureen Dowd is right. I DON'T like our President's color. He's a Red.)
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To: RummyChick; LucyT; BP2; MHGinTN; Las Vegas Ron; Fred Nerks; null and void; pissant
Now the question that should be answered is just how to Charisse Carney Nunes get the tape. Her book was pictured in the video. Also, if they are going to claim that other presidents were honored as they have claimed...I want to know the lyrics for those songs as well. Who wrote the lyrics to the songs that kids sung ________________________ She went to Harvard with Obama and knew him then. Her face book page and friends are pretty interesting. Photobucket
55 posted on 09/25/2009 10:16:56 AM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: mojitojoe

been doing a little digging on a people search site.

It is possible that the teacher, Elvira James, is either the daughter, daughter in law, or some other kind of relative of the Civil Rights activist, President of the NAACP Rev. Willie James.

He was a veteran who sued over housing and won causing a town to be integrated. There was a tribute to him in the Senate record in 2000.

This would be right up the alley of Charisse Carney Nunes..

and why it would be Elvira James class that would do this performance with the book being displayed.


56 posted on 09/25/2009 10:45:12 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: mojitojoe; LucyT; STARWISE


She went to Harvard with Obama and knew him then. Her face book page and friends are pretty interesting.

Photobucket

WHOA! Charisse seems to be quite taken with Obama.

I wonder if he bumped into her on any campaign visits or afterward while visiting New Jersey?

Hmmm ... it wouldn't be the first time a politician has abused his power while in the White House ...



We better archive her Facebook and other websites — PRONTO!


57 posted on 09/25/2009 11:03:38 AM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: BP2; jcsjcm; rxsid; Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; PhilDragoo; Candor7; GOPJ; ...
Image and video hosting by TinyPic

... Photos at #57.

58 posted on 09/25/2009 11:08:49 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: mojitojoe; All

Archive it! NOW!

http://www.charissecarneynunes.com/

Archive.org - 4 pages going back to Feb 08:
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.charissecarneynunes.com/

Also:
http://brandnuwords.com/newsletter_jan09.htm
http://brandnuwords.com/newsletter_sept08.html
http://www.brandnuwords.com/events.html
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://brandnuwords.com/

59 posted on 09/25/2009 11:21:21 AM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: mojitojoe; BP2; LucyT

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BELL IS SAID TO FILE CASE OVER HIRING AT HARVARD
Boston Globe - Tuesday, March 3, 1992
Author: Jack Sullivan, CONTRIBUTING REPORTER

Derrick Bell, a professor at Harvard Law School, has filed a complaint with the US Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights asking for an investigation into the school’s hiring practices and the dearth of tenured minority professors at the school, according to a source familiar with the proceedings. Bell has been on leave for two years as a protest against the absence of tenured black women on the school’s faculty. Bell, who is currently teaching at New York University’s School of Law, sa id at the time he took his sabbatical from Harvard he would not teach there again until there was a tenured position offered to a black woman. Bell could not be reached last night for comment.

In an unusual but related move, Harvard’s president, Neil Rudenstine, has agreed to an emergency meeting with representatives of the Black Law Students Association tomorrow morning in an effort to stem the rising anger over the lack of tenured minority professors. The meeting is scheduled to take place prior to an announcement by Bell about his actions.

The school administration is also under fire since students learned four white men were recommended for tenured positions on Friday. Three of the men are visiting professors. The recommendation on behalf of the visiting faculty members has inflamed student anger because two black women and a Hispanic man were denied consideration last year due to a a required one-year waiting period after a faculty member has been a visiting professor. The three visiting professors recommended for tenure have not gone through the waiting period, according to Charisse Carney , president of the law school’s Coalition for Civil Rights. [CORRECTION-DATE: Thursday, March 5, 1992: CORRECTION: Because of an editing error, an article in Tuesday’s Metro/Region section incorrectly identified a Harvard student. Charisse Carney is president of the Black Law Students Association.]

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/04/AR2008010400117.html

The Conventional Wisdom Defied
Washington Post, The (DC) - Friday, January 4, 2008
Author: Paul Kane and Jonathan Weisman, Washington Post Staff Writers

EXCERPT

For the cadre of young, talented African Americans who have stayed close to Obama since Harvard Law School, the senator’s success is not all that surprising. They say they always believed he would be propelled to great heights. But even as they watched him become the first black president of the Harvard Law Review, even as they raised money for his political runs in Illinois, they did not imagine him on a presidential stage.

Charisse Carney -Nunes, a Washington area writer and former co-president of Harvard’s Black Law Students Association, remembered Obama addressing the group in 1990, speaking without notes but capturing the same sense of hope that won over Iowa. “You just knew . . . he was someone that was so very special,” she said.


60 posted on 09/25/2009 11:21:27 AM PDT by maggief
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To: BP2

I did that the other night. I made screen shots immediately of her face book and all of her friends. We have all learned how fast these disappear. I screen shot everything. If it disappears I know it’s one I need to pay extra attention to.


61 posted on 09/25/2009 11:24:53 AM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: mojitojoe

62 posted on 09/25/2009 11:31:14 AM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: TinaJeannes
well the last song they were singing was originally a christian song, mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the lord

Incorrect. The tune is from the Battle Hymn of the Republic, a part of our civic religion, not Christianity. The lyrics were by Julia Ward Howe, but the melody is from an older abolitionist anthem titled "John Brown's Body".

63 posted on 09/25/2009 11:34:43 AM PDT by Publius (Conservatives aren't always right. We're just right most of the time.)
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To: maggief

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fufIUOblBDQ

I am Barack Obama: Part I “Unity” Interview Charisse Carney-Nunes

Author of award-winning children’s book, I Am Barack Obama, is interviewed by Cassandra Hill on the television show, Unity, with a viewership of 250,000


64 posted on 09/25/2009 11:38:11 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Walrus
The brownshirts cannot take us over as long as there is YouTube and the rest of the free blogosphere.

We can sure make it hard of them...

65 posted on 09/25/2009 12:30:39 PM PDT by GOPJ (When I hear "New York Times"-fair or not -what I hear is "New York Times Whore House"...)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

It seemed to me that the black teacher, the Burl. Board of Ed., were willing to be arrogant, have enough chutzpah to tell the parents, ‘it is our time, we are getting back at The Man by taking kids and showing them that our guy is worthy of praise whether you want it or not.’ ACORN and SEIU have the same arrogance with their minority workers. One might have some sympathy if the arrogance did not border on tyranny.


66 posted on 09/25/2009 4:32:20 PM PDT by phillyfanatic
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To: LucyT

http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0geu8wCer1KzcYAOAVXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEyNjc2NWMzBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA2FjMgR2dGlkA0Y4MjNfOTY-/SIG=120uv29vj/EXP=1254017922/**http%3a//www.youtube.com/watch%3fv=pUrZltfJv5c


67 posted on 09/25/2009 7:19:32 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: nitzy

“The thing that makes me wonder about when the video was shot,”

In the last couple days someone — Rush, I think — said the video was shot in June. So... who knows?


68 posted on 09/25/2009 8:59:02 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam (POWER TO THE PEOPLE)
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To: TinaJeannes

I can’t get this song out of my head. It’s inspired me to write more verses. I’m sure these will be very popular with Obama supporters and music lovers everywhere.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

A lawyer for Acorn was he
They give advice to pimps you see

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

To Reverend Wright’s church he’d go
God damn America was his motto

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

Rezko, Ayers, and Reverend Wright
“We really weren’t that close” Yeah, right!

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

Corruption followed where he’d go
Yet he’s as spotless as the snow

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

He says we must give to the poor
And so he’ll tax us more and more

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

He says he’ll only tax the rich
If you’re well off, then life’s a b****

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

He gives the media’s leg a thrill
Yet they say they’re unbiased still

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama

Government health care is his cry
So old folks should shut up and die

To be fair, they should sing about past presidents, too. I’m sure no one on the left would object to these lyrics

Mmmm, mmmm, mmmm
George W Bush

He kept us safe, this much is true
Yet liberals hate him through and through

Mmmm, mmmm, mmmm
George W Bush

Chose Roberts and Alito, too
Annoying the ACLU


69 posted on 09/27/2009 1:20:19 AM PDT by GeorgiaYankee
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To: GeorgiaYankee

I Loved it ! sorry it took me so long to get back here to respond, but that was good *G*


70 posted on 10/16/2009 9:33:46 PM PDT by TinaJeannes
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