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Senator Lamar Alexander Neo-Con Trotskyite & His Common Core Connections
Freedom Outpost ^ | June 3, 2013 | Kelleigh Nelson

Posted on 06/03/2013 7:06:35 AM PDT by EXCH54FE

The development of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) (see “The Curriculum Reformation“) i.e., national education standards, dates back to the first Bush administration, when Secretary of Education, Lamar Alexander, called for voluntary national standards and testing. After the Clinton administration’s attempt failed in the mid-1990s, efforts to implement national standards lay dormant until the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation decided to make them a top priority. Beginning in 2007, the foundation funded the development of national English and math standards. It also supported organizations like Achieve, the National Governors Association (NGA), (basically a Rockefeller Association), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) which under the auspices of the School to Work Opportunities Act moved to implement comprehensive “reform” and the best “international lessons” for the global work force, and the Fordham Institute, (who believes conservatives should support CC) all of which advocated for national standards. Link

The NGA and CCSSO are D.C. trade associations, neither of which had a grant of legislative authority from the states to write national school standards. Both of them along with Achieve have accepted $27 million from Gates Foundation. Bill Ayers’ political connections, (with both Obama and his Education Czar, Arne Duncan, through the Annenberg Challenge), has been instrumental in promoting Common Core.

Ze’ev Wurman—a Silicon Valley high-tech executive and former federal education official who played a central role in developing California’s standards—says that the Gates Foundation’s total investment in the national standards reached $100 million last year. The Foundation has plans to spend another $150 million.

Senator Lamar Alexander published an op-ed in which he claimed that the Obama Administration has allowed increased state choice in schools:

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: alexander; ccss; joecarr; lamaralexander; michaelpatrickleahy; tennessee
Lamar Alexander is in full agreement with CC and the use of “dog training” via Skinner. Nearly all of the neo-con Trotskyite Republicans are committed to this destruction of academic teaching.
1 posted on 06/03/2013 7:06:35 AM PDT by EXCH54FE
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To: EXCH54FE
Count Jeb Bush among them.

Tea party groups mobilizing against Common Core education overhaul

The opposition’s momentum was evident this week in Michigan, where Republican lawmakers moved toward delaying Common Core despite entreaties from former Florida governor Jeb Bush, a respected voice within the party on education and one of the most vocal GOP champions of the new standards. Bush, who is considering a run for president in 2016, defended Common Core during a closed-door lunch on Tuesday with state House Republicans in Lansing, then reiterated his arguments Wednesday in appearances with Snyder during a policy conference on Mackinac Island. “Do not pull back. Please do not pull back from high, lofty standards,” Bush said in a pleading tone. He described Common Core as a “clear and straightforward” strategy
2 posted on 06/03/2013 7:09:00 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: EXCH54FE

I don’t like Lamar Alexander.

But seriously....Trotskyite?

Have you ever read Trotsky?


3 posted on 06/03/2013 7:11:16 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: cripplecreek
"... former Florida governor Jeb Bush, a respected voice within the party on education...

Respected by whom?

Stay out da Bushes!!

4 posted on 06/03/2013 7:16:09 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

Sounds like he got respect here but not much love.


5 posted on 06/03/2013 7:18:26 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: EXCH54FE

Lamar Alexander has always been a fraud.

He is an inside the beltway lawyer that runs for office in a flannel shit and old beat up pickup truck. Meanwhile, he’s made millions off his insider deals.


6 posted on 06/03/2013 7:19:39 AM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: EXCH54FE
I hope Tennessee can overcome whatever is happening there.

Between the rino hold on political power, stories of islamist training camps and, of course, all things algore, I pray the state can overcome.

7 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:10 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: EXCH54FE

Lamar! and my own claim to fame..

I have NEVER voted for this liberal mess...


8 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:16 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: EXCH54FE
New, tougher standards are part of a state-led initiative to define what students should know in math and language arts in order to be ready for college or workforce training.

How many teachers can teach to that level? Is CC just another "New Math" or "New Science" fancy tableau which few understand or can teach? Minding the mind not fads: (real learning) that is a far cry from the educational 'turf' wars our young are caught up in since the Federal Government took over education in America.

9 posted on 06/03/2013 7:27:23 AM PDT by yoe
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To: EXCH54FE

Freepers need to see the movie “Harodim”. I’m gonna tell you one thing kid...Bilderbergers.


10 posted on 06/03/2013 7:38:01 AM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui
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To: ConservativeDude

I agree.


11 posted on 06/03/2013 8:24:32 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: EXCH54FE

Lamar Alexander is still popular in Maryville, where they don’t know his real record.


12 posted on 06/03/2013 9:04:18 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: boycott

TN has had lots and lots of frauds since Davy Crockett moved to TX. Wonder why; many in TN are really nice people; probably just super-uninformed. I remember when people once put “faith” in Howard Henry Baker, Jr., and what a disappointment he was.


13 posted on 06/03/2013 9:06:02 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: cripplecreek

Hopefully Jeb Bush’s public endorsement of turning America into Brave New World will put a stop to his ambitions.


14 posted on 06/03/2013 10:30:32 AM PDT by Sal (Pres and DOS watched our people get raped + murdered in REAL TIME-did nothing and don't care!)
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To: EXCH54FE; All

George W. Bush, Mikhail Gorbachev, George Shultz and your children — how are they linked? Why does it matter?

And who is George Shultz? How did he help rewrite history, redefine morality, and prepare America to accept the new socialist values that are paving the way to the new world order?

If you are as concerned as I am about America’s shift from traditional values and factual education to global values and psycho-social strategies for “lifelong learning,” you would want to know the answers. You might also wonder why Texas Governor George W. Bush would choose George Shultz, who negotiated the 1985 U.S.-USSR Education Exchange Agreement, as advisor on his presidential exploratory committee. Or why Robert Dole chose Shultz as an advisor during his quest for the presidency in 1996....
http://www.crossroad.to/text/articles/Bush4-99.htm


15 posted on 06/03/2013 12:49:41 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: boycott

A flannel WHAT? That’s one Stupid Human Trick I’d tune in for.

When Lamar! was governor (and a university president) he constantly cried that education is a state issue. We see where that has gone.


16 posted on 06/03/2013 6:08:07 PM PDT by N-R-T
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To: GBA

when prince albert was in office we had a demonrat gov, that was followed by we need an income tax traitor gop gov, we now have a moderate gop gov. The Lt Gov Ramsey should have been the winner of that election, but our crazy primaries eliminated both conservatives. HEY guys one of you have to give up so one conservative can win instead of the mods.

Our primaries are the problem. When 2 strong conservatives run against a moderate, the moderate wins every time. Neither conservative will back down, even if they are polling at the bottom of the list. And pull out and support the winning conservative, which would change TN politics. We are fighting sharia law take over now. As well as large cities taking over education for their counties which are many small cities...i.e. cesspit Memphis. They ruined their system, now want to ruin the entire counties. City and County had different systems, yes not cost effective, but only way to prevent busing and bad education. Memphis gave up it’s school charter and wants to run the whole thing. Which they would as they have a bigger pop that the small towns in Shelby Co.

We have fled the cesspit for Tipton Co, now a GOP stronghold.


17 posted on 06/06/2013 4:29:16 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: GBA

see what we are up against. Rep Shipley is a conservative, see what happened when he stood up for us at the Manchester mussie meeting with the hacks from 0’s admin on hate speech against mussies, any word about their pervert religion is hate speech now.

http://tablet.olivesoftware.com/Olive/Tablet/KingsportTimesNews/SharedArticle.aspx?href=KPT%2F2013%2F06%2F06&id=Ar00401


18 posted on 06/06/2013 4:38:09 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: GBA

Manchester, sharia, http://www.tennessean.com/article/20130605/NEWS21/306050155/Muslim-group-s-TN-forum-with-feds-disrupted-by-heckling?source=nletter-news


19 posted on 06/06/2013 5:06:47 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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