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Texas State Board of Education votes to
erase Hillary Clinton from history curriculum

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Aris Folley

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 9/14/2018 9:41:25 PM

The State Board of Education in Texas voted on Friday to eliminate several historical figures, including Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller, from the state’s social studies curriculum. Barbara Cargill, a Texas Republican and member of the board, told The Dallas Morning News that "the recommendation to eliminate Helen Keller and Hillary Clinton was made by [Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills] work groups.” “However the board did vote to agree with the work groups´ recommendations,” Cargill pointed out. "In speaking to teachers and testifiers, they did not mention these specific deletions." The decision made by the 15-member body reportedly came

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Hillary who?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wendybird, 9/14/2018 10:00:19 PM     (No. 11758769)

Mrs. Clinton, Yes. Helen Keller, No.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross, 9/14/2018 10:10:28 PM     (No. 11758781)

I vote to leave her in under the heading of "Corruption in High Places".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche, 9/14/2018 10:19:50 PM     (No. 11758788)

Let´s all pretend she never was. From the mostest ever to "Who?"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: miceal, 9/14/2018 10:25:04 PM     (No. 11758797)

Come on, she´s right up there with Madeleine Halfbright and Jon F´n Cary for WORST Secretary of State honors...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 9/14/2018 10:27:42 PM     (No. 11758800)

I´m sorry, first women nominated by a major political party for the highest office, secretary of state and first lady. I think you keep the old witch. Helen Keller too. How can you say the first deaf-blind person to achieve a college degree isn´t historic. It´s an amazing, inspirational story. Who are they leaving in?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nimby, 9/14/2018 10:46:27 PM     (No. 11758808)

#5 I disagree. The first woman nominated to VP position was Geraldine Ferraro. Second, what has Hillary done to deserve recognition? A lousy senator, butcher of Benghazi and an enabler of her husband’s skirt chasing practice?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Deepsouth, 9/14/2018 11:22:48 PM     (No. 11758819)

At this point, what difference does it mattter.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JediJerry, 9/14/2018 11:34:06 PM     (No. 11758823)

HK is pretty cool I say keep her and bump out Barry Obozo with the Pantsuit Piggy.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Omen, 9/14/2018 11:48:41 PM     (No. 11758827)

One day America will do the same & Chelsea too.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 9/15/2018 12:42:47 AM     (No. 11758856)

Nope. Leave her in. If they don´t know about her evil, how can they learn from it?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Calico Al, 9/15/2018 1:39:03 AM     (No. 11758871)

Is that considered an abortion?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Moritz55, 9/15/2018 3:26:58 AM     (No. 11758907)

Helen Keller should stay

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter, 9/15/2018 4:11:15 AM     (No. 11758909)

Do they make erasers that big? How about the stench?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 9/15/2018 6:37:32 AM     (No. 11758944)

This is crazy. You can´t erase history. It is what it is. Tell the truth and leave politics out of it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: rolfnader, 9/15/2018 6:49:17 AM     (No. 11758952)

Helen Keller was born without the ability to hear, see or speak.
On the other hand,Hillary had to practice her entire life to be able to erase the memory of all of her crimes.
So , she definitely worked harder.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: cThree, 9/15/2018 6:49:51 AM     (No. 11758953)

Helen Keller is an inspiration.

Hillary Clinton? OK, leave her out for now, if you wish. Soon enough she and her Foundation can replace Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall as the iconic representation of political corruption.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/15/2018 6:55:01 AM     (No. 11758960)

Just more proof that victors write history.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 9/15/2018 6:58:36 AM     (No. 11758964)

Helen Keller is currently one of those names that is deeply embedded into our culture. A household name is another term - even after a century. They continue to make movies about her.

OTOH, HRC should be only deeply embedded in SuperMax. If she were part the Chinese political culture, she and all of her relations would have been "erased" in every sense of the word.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 9/15/2018 6:59:19 AM     (No. 11758966)

How about a wax museum house of shame in DC highlighting crooked politicians? Hillary could be shown seated before a committee wearing her prism glasses sreeching, “what’s the difference?”

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Reply 20 - Posted by: mamafrog, 9/15/2018 7:26:19 AM     (No. 11758986)

You can remove things from the curriculum - that doesn´t remove them from history. When history is hidden it tends to reappear with exaggeration and conspiracy theory. I am not in favor of "flawed, out of touch Hillary" being replaced with "Saint Hillary protector of
Our Country."

Don´t laugh - I am watching something very similar happen in my city.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: jacksin5, 9/15/2018 7:59:59 AM     (No. 11759012)

How about removing Social Studies in its entirety, and go back to an emphasis on History. You know facts rather than opinion.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Muguy, 9/15/2018 8:16:45 AM     (No. 11759030)

HIldebeest cannot just simply be removed. Her attention seeking knows no bounds!

She is MORE annoying than gum on your shoe.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Cartcart, 9/15/2018 9:13:58 AM     (No. 11759112)

Honey, cancel my tattoo appointment.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: dvc, 9/15/2018 9:43:33 AM     (No. 11759158)

Too bad we can´t just erase her.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: strike3, 9/15/2018 10:30:46 AM     (No. 11759224)

It could be worse. Hillary could be 40 instead of 70 with both feet on banana peels.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Udanja99, 9/15/2018 12:11:32 PM     (No. 11759365)

#15, not born that way. It was caused by a bout of Scarlet Fever when she was 19 months old.

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