Thursday, December 26, 2013

ALEC, THE opponent of Common Core, still not mentioned by reporters.

The starkest example of just how irresponsible the media is now (for not pointing to the real groups responsible for shaping public opinion against anything, especially Common Core), was on full display in the pictured AP article below, from the Wisconsin State Journal. There's no excuse for not mentioning that State Sen. Leah Vukmir's opposition to Common Core and attempts to repeal it may have something to do with the fact that she's the national treasurer for ALEC, Common Cores biggest enemy.

Think it's important? Gee, I wonder. Let's be honest, any article addressing the Republican efforts to repeal Common Core everywhere must include their membership in ALEC. Without that, the public will continue to think their politicians are working for them, and not pushing corporate America's wishes. And the phony "public hearings" held around Common Core will include so many special interests that education doesn't stand a chance of not being politicized.


3 comments:

Anonymous said...

The claims of these organizers of humanity raise another question which I have often asked them and which, so far as I know, they have never answered: If the natural tendencies of mankind are so bad that it is not safe to permit people to be free, how is it that the tendencies of these organizers are always good? Do not the legislators and their appointed agents also belong to the human race? Or do they believe that they themselves are made of a finer clay than the rest of mankind? The organizers maintain that society, when left undirected, rushes headlong to its inevitable destruction because the instincts of the people are so perverse. The legislators claim to stop this suicidal course and to give it a saner direction. Apparently, then, the legislators and the organizers have received from Heaven an intelligence and virtue that place them beyond and above mankind; if so, let them show their titles to this superiority.
They would be the shepherds over us, their sheep. Certainly such an arrangement presupposes that they are naturally superior to the rest of us. And certainly we are fully justified in demanding from the legislators and organizers proof of this natural superiority.
F.Bastiat

Gareth said...

Another unreported story, going on five weeks now:

http://cwagwisconsin.org/2013/11/20/walkers-aging-agencies-breaks-ethics-federal-laws/

Jake formerly of the LP said...

Thank you Gareth. That's a stunning story of cronies messing with seniors and senior programs, and the J-S has not said word 1 on it.

If we had a living Dem Party, you'd think they'd be running ads to grab the attention of the public and the media. You'd think