Giuliani Uses Code Term

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The President’s “anti-colonial” policies?  What the ____?  The colonies were governed by the elite of the colonies.  Only white, male, land holding, tax paying individuals could vote.  This is what Guiliani would like to return to.    The wealthy having all the power.  The announced policy of “Middle Class Economics” flies in the face of the one percent’s interests,  ergo, “anti-colonialism”

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What If?

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members of the U.S. Congress who constantly claim their Christianity actually acted like they were true followers of Christ?
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What if they stopped quoting the Old Testament which Christianity was to replace.

You either follow the Old Testament or the New Testament. Only a hypocrite would use both.

Class Warfare

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When Republicans accuse Democrats of class warfare, the response by Democrats ought to be “Damn Right”.  We are on the side of the middle class workers.

Which side are you fighting for?  The same one you have been on for decades with your failed “trickle down economics”?

You need to remember Einstein’s description of insanity.

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Arthur C. Clark

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said, “A teacher that can be replaced by a computer should be.”.

At first I was offended.  Then, I realized that he was talking about a teacher that was still using they paradigm that we as teachers are to fill our students with information like we were filling up a glass with water.

Teachers today must be mentors, guides, facilitators, and exploration leaders.  We must also be motivators.  This not the kind of motivation provided by giving out candy, or no homework passes.  This is the kind of motivation that comes from asking relevant and thought provoking qustions and projects.  These are the kind of questions and projects that piques children’s interes.  These are the kind of projects and questions that get them discussing and arguing enough among themselves  to send them to the computers and primary sources.  We cannot create the interest, but we can find that which interests them through what we have most to offer personal contact, interest and concern in, with, and about them.

As Arthur C. Clark also said, “If children have interest, education happens.