Spotlight: Are lost IRS e-mails “unbelievable”? Not really

Are lost IRS e-mails “unbelievable”? Not really Bad “best practices” in government IT mean that lost e-mails are no surprise.  >by Sean Gallagher – June 25 2014, 2:30pm EST | Re-Post | During a hearing held yesterday by the House Oversight Committee, Committee Chairman Darrel Issa said that it was “unbelievable” that the IRS had lost the e-mails of former IRS official Lois Lerner. While Congressman Issa is not generally […]

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Common Core Vs Home Schooled

Common Core Vs Home Schooled The standards of Common Core are as follows: Research and evidence based Clear, understandable, and consistent Aligned with college and career expectations Based on rigorous content and the application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills Built upon the strengths and lessons of current state standards Informed by other top-performing countries to prepare all students for success in our global economy and society… According to the […]

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Spotlight Steven Benen: House Republicans play…

House Republicans play a high-profile game of musical chairs […]   >by:  Steve Benen |06/12/14 11:47 AM | Re-Post 06/12/2014 |   Late yesterday, Politico ran a piece on the “clamoring” among House Republicans for various leadership posts, now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) is stepping down in the wake of his embarrassing primary defeat. The article said Cantor’s loss “is giving conservative House members their best chance […]

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Spotlight Brain Connors: The “Party of No” Has Obstructed Them

Democrats Have Attempted Every Avenue at Their Disposal to Help the 99% with Jobs The “Party of No” Has Obstructed Them >by: Brain Connors | Jun 6, 2014 | Re-post 06/08/2014 | The Bob Dylan song “blowin’ in the wind” contains the lyrics : “Yes, how many ears must one man have Before he can hear people cry? Yes, how many deaths will it take till he knows That too many […]

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