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Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

You really shouldn't comment on anything to do with babies, What, Again. It's creepy, even for you.

10 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Peabo on 02/28/2017 at 8:48 AM

Re: “Did the TUSD Board Come To Bury Sanchez Or To Praise Him? (Answer: C, None Of the Above)

My daughter attends Tucson High. She came home complaining that her History teacher was instructing the students in the doctrine of the Muslim faith. According to her, the teacher doesn't even mention the history of America. He spends most of his time bashing President Trump and American values.. He insists that the Muslim faith is a peaceful religion and the students are given assignments and shown 'You Tube' videos in the study of Islam. According to my daughter, if anyone of the students contradict him in any fashion, he retaliates by giving the student a failing grade. Most of the students of the district are predominantly Roman Catholic. With this mind, he has cleverly placed a picture of the Virgin of Guadalupe in the class room. However, the teacher involved never mentions a single word in reference to the religious photograph. In my opinion, he's deliberately and with malice deceiving the students by making seem as though he's a friend of Catholicism and therefore opening a door of communication and trust between student and teacher for the introduction of the Muslim faith. Parents beware, get involved with your children, take the time to ask your sibling what they're being taught in your school district. P.S. My child will not be attending public school as of 2/24/2017..

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by Dave D on 02/28/2017 at 8:28 AM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

My god...

You are a true racist, not a true Christian.

9 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by What, Again is a true racist, not a true Christian. on 02/28/2017 at 8:28 AM

Re: “Taking Initiative

What the Hell did I do ?

0 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by CW13 on 02/28/2017 at 8:07 AM

Re: “What To Do If ICE Comes To Your Door

The Liberals are out protesting our independence from Illegal immigration. However, I believe that Mexico would highly object if we were to ship over 11.000.000 or so of our citizens into their country illegally. I don't believe that the Mexican people would harbor thousands of our criminals, by creating sanctuary cities for their protection from Mexican Immigration officers. I don't believe the Mexican people would be fond of their Government if they spent their tax dollars on educating and providing health care for Illegal immigrants. I guess the Mexican Government doesn't believe in the Golden Rule "Do unto other's as you would have them do unto you "

3 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Dave D on 02/28/2017 at 7:36 AM

Re: “Are Vouchers Bad For Students Who Use Them?

Not much to see here, the researchers were pretty confident in the effects of eligibility, but not at all confident in their conclusions of participation.

"although the empirical approach implemented in section 4 can help to
identify the effects of EdChoice eligibility, it cannot help to identify the effects of EdChoice participation"
"These are averages, of course, and there are some reasons to believe that
the private school experiences of EdChoice participants may be better than what we estimate"

10 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by bslap on 02/28/2017 at 7:26 AM

Re: “Are Vouchers Bad For Students Who Use Them?

My daughter attends Tucson High. She came home complaining that her History teacher was instructing the students in the doctrine of the Muslim faith. According to her, the teacher doesn't even mention the history of America. He spends most of his time bashing President Trump and American values.. He insists that the Muslim faith is a peaceful religion and the students are given assignments and shown 'You Tube' videos in the study of Islam. According to my daughter, if anyone of the students contradict him in any fashion, he retaliates by giving the student a failing grade. Most of the students of the district are predominantly Roman Catholic. With this mind, he has cleverly placed a picture of the Virgin of Guadalupe in the class room. However, the teacher involved never mentions a single word in reference to the religious photograph. In my opinion, he's deliberately and with malice deceiving the students by making seem as though he's a friend of Catholicism and therefore opening a door of communication and trust between student and teacher for the introduction of the Muslim faith. Parents beware, get involved with your children, take the time to ask your sibling what they're being taught in your school district. P.S. My child will not be attending public school as of 2/24/2017.

12 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by Dave D on 02/28/2017 at 7:16 AM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

Dave Philliips - "My god"

That's certainly an interesting exclamation coming from "a blue place like Tucson and in a left wing newspaper..." that absolutely detests Christians and promotes the killing of babies.

5 likes, 15 dislikes
Posted by What, Again on 02/28/2017 at 6:56 AM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

Really?

https://stream.org/fact-check-planned

5 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by Debbi L on 02/28/2017 at 6:27 AM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

My god, you'd think in a blue place like Tucson and in a left wing newspaper, there would be no question of undivided support for PP. OK, for the uneducated commenters on here, let's review one more time: PP NEVER uses taxpayer money for abortion services; contraception prevents abortion; PP provides low-cost, long-acting, 100% effective contraception to low income women who otherwise might get pregnant and seek abortion.

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Posted by Dave Phillips on 02/28/2017 at 6:00 AM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

Whats a few more dead babies?

5 likes, 22 dislikes
Posted by Bob V on 02/28/2017 at 5:05 AM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

MM - so does that translate that they only kill 3 out of 100 babies with taxpayer funds for butchering?

6 likes, 24 dislikes
Posted by What, Again on 02/28/2017 at 5:01 AM

Re: “Arizona Health Department Reports First Case of Zika Virus in Maricopa County

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Posted by Neme Amber on 02/27/2017 at 9:46 PM

Re: “Are Vouchers Bad For Students Who Use Them?

We don't support school choice necessarily for the choices that are available now, we support if for the choices that will be available 20 years from now.

District schools are a dead end for children of color and poverty. An absolute dead end.

The percentage of parents rating their child's school an "A" plunged to a 47 year low and PhiDeltaKappa freaked out so bad they fired Gallup and quit asking the question in 2016. The percentage of teachers rating themselves "Very Satisfied" with the school they were teaching at fell to a 30 year low and MetLife quit dong the survey.

The productivity of US schools fell 15% to at least a 15 year low and perhaps a 40 year low in 2015.

We need infinite innovation to find out how to achieve the potential of these children.

School choice has been nothing but good for Arizona. We led the nation in combined reading and math scores from 2011 to 2015 and murders by juveniles have dropped from 70 in 1992 to 7 in the most recent FBI report (2012) - despite a tripling of the at-risk population.

Those school districts doing rigorous surveys of parents hit all-time high ratings in 2016.

Past time to open it up wide open.

4 likes, 19 dislikes
Posted by jhuppent@hotmail.com on 02/27/2017 at 8:46 PM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

Planned Parenthood detected cervical cancer in a young friend of mine who lacked insurance. So, sorta helped her family stay intact. Only 3% of their money goes toward providing abortion services.

21 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by MM on 02/27/2017 at 8:34 PM

Re: “Are Vouchers Bad For Students Who Use Them?

"A wave of new research has emerged suggesting that private school vouchers may harm students who receive them."

You don't say! Just as a new policy agenda is about to be implemented, there's a "wave" of research suggesting it should be blocked. What a complete surprise.

It would seem, David, that valid policy research should acknowledge that there are better and worse ways to frame a voucher program, and significant differences in the way these programs have been structured in the various states where they've been tried. Valid policy research might want to distinguish between systems where the private schools where vouchers can be applied require credentialing of the educators who staff their classrooms, for example, and systems where no such credentialing is required. Or it might want to note whether the state level departments of education in various states' voucher programs provide any kind of oversight or enforce any standards.

It turns out making valid education policy recommendations actually requires mastery of the details and the conditions on the ground in the educational systems in question. The condition of public school systems in Southern Arizona may not be the same as the condition of public schools in surrounding Portland, Oregon, or Minneapolis, Minnesota. Diocese of Tucson schools may not be the same as other diocesan systems throughout the nation. "Catch all" categories like "students using vouchers," which obliterate meaningful and significant differences between the characteristics of the systems the students in question are leaving when they "use a voucher" and the systems they are entering, are utterly useless as a basis for formulating policy.

So it comes down once again to what your real motive may be in writing this, as a die-hard Democratic party machine propagandist. Your motive, as you have shown many times in your various writings on vouchers, on charters, and on our largest local DISASTER of a public school district, is to keep the $$$$$ in the public district system that is interwoven with the Democratic party both locally and nationally.

So why not just say so?

Oh yeah, because "Adopt policies that benefit my party!!!" doesn't generally go over well with the masses you are trying to sheep-herd into your policy corral. Nevertheless, that is precisely what you are saying, over and over again in this sad little blog.

20 likes, 17 dislikes
Posted by TRANSLATION: "Keep feeding the machine!!!" on 02/27/2017 at 4:57 PM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

Let's get together and make killing the unborn free to anyone!

8 likes, 31 dislikes
Posted by What, Again on 02/27/2017 at 4:03 PM

Re: “Have Some Fun and Help Planned Parenthood Fight for Your Rights

A fundraiser for Planned Parenthood that is being promoted as "Family Friendly?"

That takes a whole lot of chutzpah! Because as we all know not everybody winds up with a family.

10 likes, 29 dislikes
Posted by Patty G on 02/27/2017 at 2:50 PM

Re: “Are Vouchers Bad For Students Who Use Them?

So you are saying that failing public schools are failing because of low income students? And then to top it off the public schools are fixing grades?

7 likes, 14 dislikes
Posted by Betty Lew on 02/27/2017 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Political Theater: McSally Schedules Town Hall Just in Time To Scramble Critics

When all else fails, blame Bush.

2 likes, 13 dislikes
Posted by CW13 on 02/27/2017 at 8:52 AM

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