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Get To Know the Common
Core Marketing Overlords

Creators Syndicate, by Michelle Malkin

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Posted By:Judy W., 3/21/2014 7:16:12 AM

They´re everywhere. Turn on Fox News, local news, Animal Planet, HGTV, The Family Channel or talk radio. Pro-Common Core commercials have been airing ad nauseam in a desperate attempt to persuade American families to support the beleaguered federal education standards/testing/technology racket. Who´s funding these public relations pushes? D.C. lobbyists, entrenched politicians and Big Business interests. The foundational myth of Common Core is that it´s a "state-led" initiative with grassroots support that was crafted by local educators for the good of all of our children. But the cash and power behind the new ad campaign tell you all you need to know.

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God bless Michelle Malkin for her crusade against Common Core. She is trying to save our children from all the forces of big money, big unions, and big idiots.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 3/21/2014 7:30:50 AM     (No. 9778011)

Here are all the usual suspects. Tom Daschle, Byron Dorgan, Bob Dole, Robert Bennett, US Chamber of Commerce and the newest guy to join the list, Jeb Bush.

Read ´em and weep.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 3/21/2014 7:46:51 AM     (No. 9778025)

That smell is coming from the Socialists in Washington. Follow the money. Shame on Jeb Bush for joining the fray. This will not help him with Conservative Republicans, and we are out here and ready to vote against Socialism in November.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mathman, 3/21/2014 7:48:58 AM     (No. 9778032)

That does it.
Off to Guantanamo Bay for you, Malkin.
You must learn that bad is good, black is white, and government helps us.
The State cannot tolerate this steady drip of fact, fact, fact.
Our National Security depends on having one voice and one Dear Leader. Any opposing voice--well, you can´t talk very well when your vocal chords are snipped.
Common Core is good for us. Trust us. The Government now is the same one feared by Thoreau. 160 years ago he said that if someone came to his front door to help him, he would run as fast as he could out the back door.
Remember Reagan´s 10 words. [You could look them up.]


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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 3/21/2014 8:05:03 AM     (No. 9778042)

Too many States and cities swallowed this Common Core curriculum without even chewing.

Glenn Beck, love him or hate him, has been sounding the clarion call against Common Core for a couple of years. It is dangerous, communist, statist and most certainly Leftist.

Jeb Bush´s "Foundation for Excellence in Education" is also saturating the airwaves with ads trying to salvage Common Core in the face of truly bipartisan, truly grassroots opposition in his own home state of Florida.

If Jeb Bush persists in his support of CC, he is displaying his ignorance about it, or worse, supporting it knowing what it really is.

There is a reason CC is controversial. You cannot set common educational standards if you have States with seriously divergent philosophies and worldviews. I wouldn´t want my children educated in Manhattan, Chicago, Detroit, Aspen, schools. A one-size fits all curriculum when it´s all dangerously Leftist is a rotten idea.

OPEN LETTER TO JEB BUSH: Don´t support this, Jeb. You have enough to overcome without another albatross.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: saryden, 3/21/2014 8:54:05 AM     (No. 9778130)

It is very disappointing when one finds that trusted leaders have succumbed to the $$ lure. Too often, those in power believe they have to compromise conservative standards to stay in power "for the good of all." Thus the Tea Party. Communism/Socialism stinks and so does the Islamist Brotherhood that follows its ultimate poverty and inability to protect citizens(see Europe now).

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 3/21/2014 9:04:16 AM     (No. 9778151)

I absolutely DESPISE Bill and Melinda Gates. They run around playing saviors of the world while all the while destroying the country that gave them the opportunity to become so wealthy.

They are truly despicable globalists who have their hands on the levers of power everywhere. Of course, their children will not be studying CC. They will be educated in private schools and join the ranks of the elitists.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TXknitter, 3/21/2014 9:38:58 AM     (No. 9778223)

I agree, #6. However, Bill and Melinda are open and above board concerning their beliefs. I despise the likes of Bush family members who continue to fool their fans that they are probably just ignorant about Common Core. Jeb Bush has given his full-throated, unequivocal support of this socialist propaganda from the beginning. I do not know how much clearer things can be.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 3/21/2014 10:29:18 AM     (No. 9778317)

Common Core is Common Communism.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MirJoy, 3/21/2014 12:22:31 PM     (No. 9778535)

I wonder if Michelle was once a forensic accountant. This article is so filled with follow-the-money information that I´ll have to make some kind of flow chart to follow it. Michelle never disappoints. She proves that with leftists, or pretend leftists, it´s always about saving the world/mankind, at someone else´s expense. And they always seem to be at the end of the follow-the-money trail.

But along with the whole marketing/propaganda theme, does anyone else notice all the inane public service advertisements that tell us something we already know, like what a red car looks like?

What makes me curious is that there are so many ads I hear that always end with the tag line (some government type thing) and "the ad council".

Who is the "ad council"? Is that a government organization? Following Michelle´s theme about "marketing overlords" for Common Core, are there whole advertising agencies, now, employed by the government? Just wondering - Goebbles (sp?) Revisited.

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