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  • Success Academy

    02/14/2018 8:38:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | February 14, 2018 | John Stossell
    Kids who attend New York City's Success Academy charter schools do remarkably well. "We are No. 1 in student achievement in the state," says founder Eva Moskowitz, "outperforming all the wealthy suburbs." They do. Although they teach mostly poor kids, 95 percent pass the state math test, and 84 percent pass the English test. Pass rates at government run schools are 38 and 41 percent. How does Success Academy do it? For one thing, she keeps kids in class longer. Middle schoolers stay until 4:30 p.m. Is that too much stress for kids, I ask? "China and India are not...
  • NN Panel Refuses to Give Trump Credit for Booming Economy; 'Most' Agree Obama Responsible

    01/26/2018 9:16:07 AM PST · by rktman · 39 replies ^ | 1/26/2018 | Krisitne Marsh
    Immediately following President Trump’s Friday speech before business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, CNN had the usual knee-jerk reaction to find something to complain about. Despite the abundance of stories of how Trump’s tax plan has aided dozens of big companies in passing on their saved money to their employees, CNN refused to give Trump credit for the positive economic growth. That part irked the liberals on CNN’s New Day panel, who griped that Trump really didn’t deserve credit for any of these developments. CNN International host Christiane Amanpour not only disagreed that Trump should be...
  • Its getting harder and harder to deny the success of President Trump's presidency

    08/05/2017 9:57:08 AM PDT · by TrumpScoreCard · 12 replies
    7/21/17: Food stamp usage fell to the lowest level in seven years. 7/23/17: U.S. gas prices fall to a 12 year low. ​7/25/17: U.S. consumer confidence reaches a four month high after already hitting a 16 year high back in March 2017. 7/28/17: The second-quarter U.S. GDP jumped up to 2.6% ​8/1/17: U.S. companies post profit growth not seen in six years. ​8/5/17: Retirement savings account balances have hit all-time highs. And so much more
  • ‘Sick’ racist Procter & Gamble ad crosses line! If you are white, brace yourself.

    07/31/2017 1:40:57 PM PDT · by Jacvin · 125 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 7/31/2017 | Carmine Sabia
    This might be the most racist commercial any company has ever produced. A more than two-minute video produced by Procter & Gamble, the company that manufactures Cascade, Febreze, Mr. Clean, Tide, Swiffer, Downy and a plethora of products, shows various scenes of black parents talking with their children about racism. The ad, titled “The Talk,” shows scenes of black parents, spanning generations, telling their kids about how the system is stacked against them, how racist white people are and teaching them to fear the police.
  • The man who knew true meaning of 'opportunity'

    07/31/2017 7:03:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies ^ | 7/30/2017 | Bill Federer
    Booker T. Washington On the third of his four voyages, Columbus sailed south along the west coast of Africa before heading west across the Atlantic Ocean. Then he was caught in the doldrums, a notorious condition of no winds and intense heat. After drifting aimlessly for eight days and running out of drinking water, Columbus vowed that if the winds returned, he would name the first land he saw after the Holy Trinity. The winds returned and on July 31, 1498, Columbus sighted an island off the coast of Venezuela which coincidentally had three peaks rising from the bay. He...
  • Listen up, millennials. There’s sequence to success.

    07/06/2017 10:31:48 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/05/2017 | George Will
    ~snip~The success sequence, previously suggested in research by, among others, Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill of the Brookings Institution, is this: First get at least a high school diploma, then get a job, then get married, and only then have children. Wang and Wilcox, focusing on millennials ages 28 to 34, the oldest members of the nation’s largest generation, have found that only 3 percent who follow this sequence are poor.A comparably stunning 55 percent of this age cohort has had children before marriage. Only 25 percent of the youngest baby boomers (those born between 1957 and 1964) did that. Eighty-six...
  • A woman who has coached hundreds of millionaires and billionaires shares the secret to their success

    06/26/2017 10:35:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    CNBC ^ | June 26, 2017 | Kathleen Elkins
    Executive leadership coach Lolly Daskal has worked with hundreds of millionaires and billionaires. The secret to their success doesn't boil down to one specific habit, routine or personality trait, she tells CNBC: "The secret of the true billionaire is what's going on on the inside." "There's so much literature out there about how to succeed," she continues. "Most of the books talk about 'how': Do this and you will be that. But it doesn't work that way. We have it backwards. What we really need to do is to figure out who we are on the inside. We need to...
  • Politico: Trump’s War on Regulations Is His ‘Biggest Untold Success’

    05/28/2017 9:43:50 AM PDT · by blam · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-28-2017 | Joel B Pollak
    Politico reports Sunday: “The push to block, rewrite and delay scores of Obama-era rules may be the [Trump] administration’s biggest untold success.” That declaration comes just one month after Politico mocked President Donald Trump’s efforts to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to reverse his predecessor’s rules: none of it, Politco declared, “evoke[d] the drain-the-swamp anti-establishment populism that Trump rode to the presidency.” “Trump’s ardent supporters and detractors alike tend to exaggerate the impact of the 13 rules he’s rescinding, out of more than 20,000 approved under President Obama,” Politico’s Michael Grunwald wrote on April 10, adding: “For the most...
  • Sen. McCain Should Not Be Talking About The Success Or Failure

    02/09/2017 6:10:33 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    Twitter ^ | 02/09/17 | Donald J. Trump
    Sen. McCain should not be talking about the success or failure of a mission to the media. Only emboldens the enemy! He's been losing so.......long he doesn't know how to win anymore, just look at the mess our country is in - bogged down in conflict all over the place. Our hero....Ryan died on a winning mission ( according to General Mattis), not a "failure." Time for the U.S. to get smart and start winning again!
  • In Capitalism, even failures, rejects, and underachievers can succeed!

    12/11/2016 9:06:21 AM PST · by mainestategop · 7 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball & Kyle Weissman
    One of the reasons why free market capitalism is superior to socialistic government's such as those practiced in the USSR, China and Hitler's Germany is that even those who are not geniuses, who are underachievers have the ability to achieve success and prosper greatly! As long as the government stands out of the way, even a poor, uneducated, immature lad on the cusp of adulthood can manage success and achieve great things! Many of our greatest achievers in business, science, art, technology, cinema, music, religion, humanitarianism, medicine, even politics have been the sort of people we've been conditioned by government...
  • Steve Bannon Interviewed: "It's About Americans Not Getting F—ed Over"

    11/19/2016 11:22:13 AM PST · by blam · 41 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11-21-2016 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler DurdenNovember 21, 2016Moments ago, the Hollywood Reporter released the much anticipated Michael Wolff interview with Steve Bannon, the controversial president-elect's chief strategist. As a preface, Wolff reveals that Bannon - unlike virtually anyone else in the "credible" media In late summer when I went up to see Steve Bannon, recently named CEO of the Donald Trump presidential campaign, in his office at Trump Tower in New York, he outlined a preposterous-sounding scenario. Trump, he said, would do surprisingly well among women, Hispanics and African-Americans, in addition to working men, and hence take Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan — and...
  • State Department's Jen Psaki Explains Why The U.S. Will Trust Yemeni Rebels Chanting "Death to

    02/15/2015 12:00:33 AM PST · by lowbridge · 28 replies ^ | february 13, 2015 | katie pavlich
    Earlier this week the United States and other western powers evacuated Yemen, citing concerns about security in the rapidly deteriorating country. On the way out of the country, U.S. Marines were instructed to destroy their weapons and U.S. vehicles were taken over by Houthi rebels.  Now, without a presence there, the State Department is arguing rebel Houthis can be trusted to keep their word and to respect the U.S. embassy until it can be reoccupied. Houthis have been seen on video calling for "death to America," just brought down the U.S. backed Yemeni government and have ties to terrorism.  Last...
  • CBS News: Millionaire Clinton spotlights middle-class roots (LOL Alert)

    10/01/2016 4:13:00 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    CBS News ^ | September 30, 2016 | Hannah Fraser-Chanpong
    Hillary Clinton is a former First Lady, a former senator, and a former secretary of state. She is the Democratic nominee for president. But on Thursday, Clinton also gave herself another title: "a mom who works." "I loved what I did," Clinton wrote about her job as a lawyer in an op-ed. "And it was important to me to contribute to my family's finances, especially now that we were having a baby." Clinton recounted learning that the law firm where she worked before her daughter Chelsea was born didn't have a maternity leave policy. Clinton "decided to take matters into...
  • CIA report reveals U.S. knew Saudi-backed charities tied to terrorism in 1996

    07/31/2004 4:43:16 PM PDT · by Sabertooth · 51 replies · 1,458+ views
    The candidate Bush meets with Muslim leaders in Austin, Texas. Abdurahman Alamoudi (right of Bush) heads the sister organization of terror connected IIRO. A CIA report from 1996, obtained by investigators for the lawyer suing a number of Islamic charities on behalf of victims of the 9/11 attacks, reveals that the U.S. government knew that over one-third of the Islamic charities operating throughout the world were aiding known terrorist groups. Many of the charities detailed in the report are Saudi-sponsored and official Saudi government charities are implicated in supporting terrorism. These charities include the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO)...
  • Israel responds to Obama: Munich Agreement didn't prevent WWII

    08/06/2016 10:45:52 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/8/16 | Elad Benari
    Israel's Defense Ministry on Friday responded to U.S. President Barack Obama's claims from a day earlier that the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the West had been successful in improving the security situation in the Middle East, and that even Israel acknowledges this fact. "The Israeli defense establishment believes that agreements have value only if they are based on the existing realities, and have no value if the facts on the ground are completely opposite of those upon which the agreement rests," the statement read. "The Munich Agreement did not prevent the Second World War and the Holocaust, precisely...
  • Obama: Even Israel says Iran deal was a success

    08/05/2016 4:20:04 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/8/16 | Elad Benari
    U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday said the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the West had been successful, and said that even Israel acknowledges this fact. The comments by Obama were made during a press briefing at the Pentagon, which largely focused on the report that Washington paid $400 million to Iran. Obama denied at the briefing that the money was ransom for the return of Americans who were held in Tehran. But he also addressed the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, saying, according to RealClearPolitics, “It has been well over a year since the agreement with Iran...
  • White working-class boys are being put off university by success stories of celebrities who neverWhi

    07/17/2016 8:48:28 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 31 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 17 July 2016 | By Ross Parker For The Daily Mail
    They're known as some of the most inspirational businessmen in history. But the success of industry giants such as Sir Richard Branson and Lord Sugar is actually putting working-class boys off of further education. A number of high profile celebrities who have gone on to make their fortunes after dropping out of education or choosing to not go to university are inspiring young men to following in their footsteps, according to a new report.
  • Obama: Iran agreement 'a substantial success'

    04/02/2016 1:23:51 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/4/16 | Ben Ariel
    President Barack Obama on Friday boasted of the nuclear deal that world powers reached with Iran last year. Speaking at a nuclear summit in Washington and quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Obama highlighted the benefits the deal would bring to Iran’s economy. “It will take time for Iran to integrate into the global economy, but Iran is already beginning to see the benefits of this deal,” he said, an apparent response to complaints from Tehran that the deal hadn’t delivered promised economic relief after years of international sanctions. Obama called the agreement “a substantial success” and said that Iran...
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Town Hall in De Pere, WI at St. Norbert College (3-30-16)

    03/30/2016 9:53:15 AM PDT · by SubMareener · 6 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting ^ | March 30, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    Wednesday, March 30, 2016: LIVE Stream of the Donald J. Trump for President Town Hall event in De Pere, WI at the Walter Theatre at St. Norbert College beginning at 10:00 AM CDT.
  • Donald Trump on Failure (2009)

    03/10/2016 10:04:21 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 10 replies
    Psychology Today ^ | May 19, 2009 | Jay Dixit
    Donald Trump's comeback is one of the most dramatic of all time—as well as one of the most visible. According to a well-known anecdote, one day when he was $1 billion in debt, Trump pointed out a homeless man to his daughter and said, "See that bum? He has a billion dollars more than me." -snip-What was the lowest point of your career or personal life? How did you bounce back? What was it that pulled you up from the depths? What do you think it is about your personality that allowed you to learn from difficult times, rather than...