Tuesday, November 19, 2013

11-19-13 teacherken at Daily Kos

teacherken at Daily Kos:

Remember 150 years ago today
these words were spoken: "Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to de
Some astute words from Eugene Robinson
from a column titled Eugene Robinson Opinion Writer Cheney sisters, separated over gay marriage.  I am less concerned about the specifics of what he has to say about the relationship in particular as I am in how he uses it as a paradigm for the Republican party and the challenge it currently faces. You will want to read the entire piece, including his praise for and deconstruction of Heather Poe's

Daily Kos: A parent's response to Arne Duncan
Daily Kos: A parent's response to Arne Duncan: A parent's response to Arne DuncanbyteacherkenFollowwho in continuing to attack those who oppose Common Coretold a group of state schools superintendents Friday that he found it “fascinating” that some of the opposition to the Common Core State Standards has come from “white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they