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  • Chief apologizes over address

    09/11/2009 8:16:22 AM PDT · by pillut48 · 15 replies · 576+ views
    Dallas News online/newspaper ^ | Sept. 10, 2009 | Britney Tabor
    Denton schools Superintendent Ray Braswell offered a public apology Tuesday night to residents upset about his decision not to air President Barack Obama's address to schoolchildren. He made the statement during the open forum segment of the district's board meeting. "For the folks who think this decision may have been disrespectful, please know that I offer my sincerest apologies – that was never my intent," Braswell said. "My intent the entire time was to try to make sure the instructional climate was preserved so that teachers could teach and kids could learn." Braswell issued a letter on the district's Web...
  • Obama's Education Speech Masks Liberalism with Conservative Themes

    09/09/2009 11:18:34 AM PDT · by William Tell 2 · 1 replies · 233+ views
    Tea Time Blog ^ | 9-9-09 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    The first piece I wrote about President Barack Hussein Obama was an August 5, 2004 ezine article titled The Barack Obama Myth, This was after I listened to him speak at the 2004 Democratic convention. At that time, I wrote: "this rising star in the Democratic Party spouted some conservative themes during his speech, the rhetoric may be deceptive. While Obama spoke of individual responsibility – such as stating that the government cannot teach kids to read, parents must – his ideology and voting record is quite different. Obama is very liberal." Obviously, my piece was very prescient. Mr...
  • Obama's Speech To The Kids Was A Big Thing To Liberals...And Then Suddenly It Wasn't.

    09/08/2009 9:41:24 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 6 replies · 710+ views
    9/8/09 | Laissez-faire Capitalist
    Liberals are saying that Obama's speech really wasn't that important, and that conservatives are overreacting. Riiiight. If the speech wasn't that important, then why was it absolutely necessary that Obama speak to the kids? It was so important that the kids across America just had to hear Lord Barack (The Most Merciful's) speech...or it wasn't really that important, so there was no need for conservatives to even bother saying anything at all about it? Which is it, liberals? It WAS important to liberals, that is UNTIL Obama caved in and altered what he was really going to say. Then to...
  • Freep This Poll: Should President Obama have given that pep talk to students?

    09/08/2009 12:54:27 PM PDT · by Man50D · 38 replies · 1,201+ views
    Ok Freepers! Go get 'em
  • When Bush spoke to students, Democrats investigated, held hearings

    09/08/2009 6:02:44 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies · 1,374+ views
    When Bush spoke to students, Democrats investigated, held hearings By: Byron York Chief Political Correspondent 09/08/09 7:11 AM EDT The controversy over President Obama's speech to the nation's schoolchildren will likely be over shortly after Obama speaks today at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. But when President George H.W. Bush delivered a similar speech on October 1, 1991, from Alice Deal Junior High School in Washington DC, the controversy was just beginning. Democrats, then the majority party in Congress, not only denounced Bush's speech -- they also ordered the General Accounting Office to investigate its production and later summoned...
  • Megyn Kelly Confronts Broward County School Superintendent Over Obama School Speech - Video 9/8/09

    09/08/2009 8:47:51 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 41 replies · 2,532+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 8, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Fox News' Megyn Kelly this morning confronting Broward County, Florida School Superintendent James Notter for his decision to make it mandatory for students to attend President Obama's "School Speech" today. He also says students will face penalties for not attending. Kelly pressed him on why they are not making the event voluntary when Obama's own Secretary of Education has said it should be voluntary. Notter just kept repeating, "This is not an opt out part of our curriculum." Kelly pointed out that Broward County is the only school district they know of in the country making...

    09/08/2009 5:22:00 AM PDT · by shortstop · 102 replies · 4,265+ views ^ | 09/08/09 | Bob Lonsberry
    It’s fairly simple, really. Tens of millions of American parents don’t trust him. The upset over this morning’s presidential address to schoolchildren isn’t about the partisan divide, it’s about the president’s arrogance. After seven months of crammed-down-your-throat Obama agenda, half the country has had a bellyful. After seven months of being told that they don’t matter, half the country is returning the sentiment. They don’t trust him with their children not because they’re paranoid, but because he’s not trustworthy. He has shown himself to be an enemy to their values and beliefs – to be hostile to their families and...
  • Karl Rove:"I Bet A Dime To A Dollar That The Speech Was Altered" Calls Obama "Supreme Leader"(Video)

    09/08/2009 9:47:51 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 58 replies · 2,167+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 9/8/09 | talkradio03
    Amazing how the Drive-Bys take Obama at his word when they said the speech wasn't changed, Rove disagrees...
  • Obama Delivers Message to Children at Odds with His Own Policies - Video 9/08/09

    09/08/2009 10:13:48 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 8 replies · 918+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 08, 2009 | Michael
    Here is complete video of President Obama's school speech today, where he urged America's school children to take "personal responsibility" for their lives. While that is a wonderful message to convey, it is at odds with what Obama does with his own Democratic voting blocks. He tells children to take "personal responsibility," but he only wants to expand government to do for people what they often should be doing for themselves. This speech was all about Obama. The children were a backdrop to help him break out of the tailspin he's been in for weeks. But his message is not...
  • Obama's Choice of September 8th to address children has a vital hidden agenda

    09/07/2009 4:49:49 PM PDT · by GoreNoMore · 39 replies · 2,232+ views
    As an observer of the Oba-Hussein Administration strategy and tactics, which increasingly seems to misjudge the minds of the American people and bask in the narcissistic glow of accolades from their core admirers and bought supporters, it occurred to me that the choice of Tuesday September 8th to try to hog the national news scene has much to do with another MAJOR event taking place on that date at 8:00 a.m. in Santa Ana, California. Federal District Court Judge, David O. Carter, will begin hearing the Obama eligibility case brought by Orly Taitz on behalf of Presidential candidate Alan Keyes...
  • John Harwood: Parents Who Object To Obama's Speech Aren't Smart Enought To Raise Their Kids

    09/07/2009 4:11:12 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 25 replies · 1,157+ views
    Hot AirPundit ^ | SEPTEMBER 07, 2009 | Hot AirPundit
    I see, the problem is the parents, not Obama...
  • Obama School Speech-Sanitized For Your Protection

    09/07/2009 1:41:12 PM PDT · by sdkruiser · 10 replies · 879+ views
    Stephen Kruiser ^ | 09/ | Stephen Kruiser
    After what I'm sure were several trips back to the drawing board after the administration got caught with its intentions out there for all to see, President Obama's speech to the school kids is available for public consumption. I don't for a moment believe that this is the speech that the president originally intended to give. I also don't believe in Santa, the Great Pumpkin or any desire to negotiate on the part of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The speech in its current form is fairly innocuous. As Michelle Malkin reminds us, however, there is more going on here than mere words...
  • Obama Promotes Left-Wing Socialist J.K. Rowling as Someone Children Should Look Up To

    09/07/2009 12:13:01 PM PDT · by DoctorBulldog · 27 replies · 1,378+ views
    Socialist Party Australia ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    In Obama's fascist speech to your schoolchildren, he promotes J.K. Rowling as someone to admire. Of course, she is a self-admitted "Left-Wing" Socialist who teaches kids bad morals and Socialism via her fictional characters. Gee, imagine that... Just so you know that I'm not making this stuff up, I have copied the text from the Socialist Party of Australia: Potty about Harry Potter With over 325 million copies of all seven books sold worldwide, the last four books have also been, consecutively, the fastest selling in history. They have been translated into over 65 languages and author JK Rowling has...
  • A Lingering Question of Obama’s Competence

    09/07/2009 11:42:37 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 17 replies · 955+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 09-07-09 | Mike's America
    If the Administration cannot get even simple details right, then how can they cope effectively with the major challenges we confront?Remember the laugh when the White House misspelled Obama's name on an official document relating to Arms Control agreements with the Russians? At the time, it was good for a chuckle. Now, people are starting to wonder if the boys and girls who arrived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on the Smoke and Mirrors Hopey-Changey express may not be quite up to the job. Take for instance the controversial Presidential address Obama will deliver to schoolchildren on Tuesday. Don't you think...
  • Beware the 8th of September--2 Things to Watch

    09/07/2009 10:43:17 AM PDT · by Welshman007 · 6 replies · 832+ views
    Columbia Conservative Examiner ^ | Sept. 7, 2009 | Anthony G. Martin
    Tomorrow is being promoted as 'keep your children home from school' day. Various names have been used to describe the day from 'National Truancy Day' to 'Hall Pass Tuesday.' They all refer to the same thing. Parents all across the United States are keeping their children out of school tomorrow to protest Barack Obama's address to school children... The second thing to watch, however, is Congress. On Tuesday the House and Senate return from their summer break. 2 bills could be sent to the floor in short order without further debate, should the Democratic leadership decide to pull a fast...
  • Barack Obama: President of All Classrooms

    09/07/2009 10:52:14 AM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 7 replies · 539+ views ^ | Monday, 07 September 2009 | Jack Kenny
    "This isn't a policy speech. It's a speech designed to encourage kids to stay in school," an Obama administration spokesman told the Cable News Network in response to the uproar over the president's planned webcast and TV speech to the nation's schoolchildren on September 8. "The goal of the speech and the lesson plans is to challenge students to work hard, stay in school and dramatically reduce the dropout rate." But many parents have denounced the planned speech as an exercise in propaganda and "brain washing" and some have said they will keep their children out of school that day....
  • Interesting choice of words in Obama school address.

    09/07/2009 10:26:11 AM PDT · by xplodingboy07 · 59 replies · 2,968+ views
    "I know that feeling. When I was young, my family lived in Indonesia for a few years, and my mother didn’t have the money to send me where all ***the American kids*** went to school. So she decided to teach me extra lessons herself, Monday through Friday – at 4:30 in the morning."
  • TEXT of Obama School Speech: USES THE WORD "I" 56 TIMES. IT'S ABOUT HIM

    09/07/2009 10:20:39 AM PDT · by joinedafterattack · 200 replies · 5,724+ views
    The White House ^ | 9-7-09 | President Obama
    President Obama makes his school speech all about himself. Uses the word "I" 56 times. Text of School Speech Below.
  • Obama address to children: 'inartfully worded' plan or information operation?

    09/07/2009 9:12:45 AM PDT · by Crush · 22 replies · 1,991+ views
    The US Report ^ | 7 Sept 2009 | Chris Carter
    School districts are feeling the backlash of a nationwide address to schools by President Barack Obama on Tuesday. Officials say the speech stresses the importance of “persisting and succeeding in school.” The address from the president, purportedly challenging students to “work hard, set educational goals, and take responsibility for their learning,” sounds harmless, but events surrounding the address – whether intended or not – have turned a message to children into a means to further divide the country and weaken political opponents. A controversy may have been avoided if the White House had released a transcript of the president's address...
  • Prepared Remarks of President Barack ObamaBack to School Event

    09/07/2009 9:15:27 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 374 replies · 13,802+ views
    The White House ^ | September 7, 2009 | Various socialist hacks
    <p>The President: Hello everyone – how’s everybody doing today? I’m here with students at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. And we’ve got students tuning in from all across America, kindergarten through twelfth grade. I’m glad you all could join us today.</p> <p>I know that for many of you, today is the first day of school. And for those of you in kindergarten, or starting middle or high school, it’s your first day in a new school, so it’s understandable if you’re a little nervous. I imagine there are some seniors out there who are feeling pretty good right now, with just one more year to go. And no matter what grade you’re in, some of you are probably wishing it were still summer, and you could’ve stayed in bed just a little longer this morning.</p>