Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Is A Filthy Racist Destroying Our Schools With Common Core Math

White flight is all about mainly one thing: the schools.  White students do much, much better than black students nation wide.  When the mix tips towards black students, the school’s entire system of teaching and running rapidly deteriorates.  The causes of all this are deliberately obscured by the politicians because we are not supposed to learn the true causes.  We do know that black children struggle to learn in particular, even though they are native English speakers unlike say, Hispanics  who also struggle to learn.

 

 

I k ow from first hand knowledge that people will put up with dealing with crime but no one puts up with bad schools.  I had to flee bad schools even though I personally fought crime taking on onerous and dangerous encounters with crooks to do this. But when I formed ‘Save Our Schools’ in NYC back in 1980, this was a total failure because the entire system refused to budge one inch and couldn’t confront the problem of ‘What is wrong with black students?’ head on.

 

I did a lot of research about this when running SOS.  Had many fights with school boards.  From way back in 1998: The Black-White Test Score Gap is a Brookings Institution study of race in schooling (this is a conservative organization):

 

The black-white test score gap does not appear to be an inevitable fact of nature. It is true that the gap shrinks only a little when black and white children attend the same schools. It is also true that the gap shrinks only a little when black and white families have the same amount of schooling, the same income, and the same wealth. But despite endless speculation, no one has found genetic evidence indicating that blacks have less innate intellectual ability than whites. Thus while it is clear that eliminating the test score gap would require enormous effort by both blacks and whites and would probably take more than one generation, we believe it can be done.

 

This conviction rests mainly on three facts:

 

–When black or mixed-race children are raised in white rather than black homes, their preadolescent test scores rise dramatically. Black adoptees’ scores seem to fall in adolescence, but this is what we would expect if, as seems likely, their social and cultural environment comes to resemble that of other black adolescents and becomes less like that of the average white adolescent.

 

–The number of affluent black parents has grown substantially since the 1960s, but their children’s test scores still lag far behind those of white children from equally affluent families. Income inequality between blacks and whites appears to play some role in the test score gap, but it is quite small.

 

I came to this conclusion way back in 1980.  Black parents were often very defiant towards schools and authority which was nearly uniformly white middle class and in NYC, often Jewish women like my sister-in-law.  She, of course, sent her children to ONLY private schools while ‘teaching’ mainly black children.

 

Many white, mostly female NYC teachers either lived in white suburbs far from the city or in very exclusive neighborhoods that are uniformly ethnic (mainly Jewish though there are also Asian strongholds, too).  When thinking about the riddle as to why Hispanic and black students do so extremely poorly, we have to remember that Asians who come here legally or illegally, often of peasant stock, often see their own children excel in school greatly and even have better statistics than ‘white’ students.

 

This is due to Asians holding scholars and schools in very high cultural regard.  This social conditioning is of highest importance and the other issue is math: Asians excel in this and is it genetic or cultural?  The answer is studiously avoided by liberals and our rulers because it says something horrible.

 

That is, our rulers are quite proud of their own children and their genetic powers!  And they send them mostly to private schools or unintegrated except for a token few upper class black kids, in very rich communities far from the city wastelands.  And they know that this training makes their children much more powerful and like to keep this power concentrated within their own ethnic/tribal communities!

 

The elites have used free trade and moving factories to former slave states in the south to kill unions and eliminate pay to workers.  The prime example of a city utterly destroyed by the elites this way is Detroit:  Detroit demolishes its ruins: ‘The capitalists will take care of the rest’ | Money | theguardian.com

 

The destruction of the houses on Colvin’s block is the result of a renewed city effort kicked off this spring to completely eradicate residential blight in Detroit over a period of five years, at a total estimated cost of just under $1bn. Each house demolition costs around $15,000 a pop.

 

At stake is the city’s future financial recovery – even though a meager 430 jobs are expected to be created over the next five years from the city’s $1bn investment. A literal blank slate of emptied streets would free up land for new buildings and theoretically send a welcoming signal to corporate investors and potential new residents of a wealthier – and inevitably whiter – ilk.

 

Note the final sentence.  The Guardian is ‘liberal’ and ‘anti-racist’ and the writer sticks in this racist remark about white people calling them ‘ilk’. Here are some words that describe ‘ilk’: miscreants, trolls blackballing, diatribe, disabled, flaccid, gossip, denialist, etc.

 

Because all the ilk have left Detroit, it is now 82% black, bankrupt, deadly, crime riddled, incompetent, destructive, ugly mess. Detroit Has Worst High-School Graduation Rate in 2007.  From the liberal Guardian article:

 

Peter Hammer is skeptical. Hammer is a law professor at Wayne State University, where he also directs the Damon J Keith Center for Civil Rights. He calls the anti-blight effort “myopically focused on destroying buildings”.

 

“I just wish city officials would go after racism with the same manic intensity as they are going after blight.”

 

If the Guardian and Peter Hammer want to fix racism, they can look in the mirror and critique themselves.  This epic battle to wipe out ‘racism’ while talking and acting very racist is tragic and mirrors Jews fighting Naziism by aping Hitler.  Like blacks, they refuse to understand this and get furious at anyone who points this out.

 

This leads me to the latest insanity to hit our schools which is designed to make learning impossible for small children even white children can’t cope:  Common Core’s political fiasco: How it united the left and right against it – Salon.com

 

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan hasn’t helped matters. Last year, he dismissed opponents of Common Core as “white suburban moms who, all of a sudden, their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were.” The bonehead remark has since helped rally opposition to the initiative, which a majority of the public now opposes.

 

This man is very racist and works for Obama.  His sneering is amazingly ugly as well as stupid.  I would pop him one in then nose even if the jerk is over six feet tall, I know how to hit upwards with a right hook.  Anyways, this jerk is calling me and my daughter names and meanwhile, my daughter is already discussing how to send her own child to school while avoiding schools run by Obama and Arne Duncan.

 

This is thanks to our brilliant billionaire con artists:  Top Ten Things Parents Hate About Common Core

Here is a video of an incredibly cute and very intelligent young black girl explaining how to solve a problem using the new Common Core ‘math’.  Then does it over again using her mother’s older method and then discovers her answer using the new way is wrong:

And much of this is thanks to our Secretary of Education, Mr.Arne Duncan who is the ‘sociologist’  who ran Chicago’s schools before taking his racist clap trap to DC.  His degree thesis is about this school in Chicago, titled ‘The values, aspirations and opportunities of the urban underclass.’  A hedge fund, Ariel, started this program to save a 97% black school in Chicago and paid Arne, who played basketball in college with the Ariel founder, to run it.

 

Here is an article from the beginning of the Obama regime:  Will Obama’s Choice Change Education in America? | Harvard Graduate School of Education

 

Let’s be upfront about it: Arne Duncan is a bona fide idealist. He talks not just about putting kids first, raising test scores, and the relationship of education to economic opportunity — the standard rhetoric of his predecessors — but also about education as a tool for social justice, not a phrase heard very often in Washington policy circles or even among his fellow technocrats in the Obama administration. He believes that government has an obligation to right the wrongs of poverty — or, at least, to do everything possible to mitigate the damage it does to individuals. “In so many places we’re not giving every child a chance, we’re not giving children the chance they need to be successful,” he says. “And where we don’t, I really believe we’re part of the problem. We perpetuate poverty. We perpetuate social failure.”

 

He put his sociological skills at work with this result in Chicago: His rich banking buddies started this organization that run this school: Ariel Elementary Community Academy School in Chicago IL – SchoolDigger.com

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The school’s scores are worse off today than ten years ago!  Since all of Chicago’s schools did ‘better’ the same years, especially in 2009, they ALL in tandem got worse the same degree as Obama and Duncan ran the show.  I would suggest the test scores were either fraudulent in 2007 or something worse is happening.

 

The schools shot downwards under Obama and Duncan due to their racist policies.  So long as black parents think it is OK for their children to sing songs about shaking their booty to show sex to men when they are grade school children, when black children go to night clubs at 1am and shoot guns at each other, when they don’t study, don’t read, don’t write and above all, can’t do normal math much less, Common Core math, we will have this seething underclass poor, in prison or dead with no light at the end of this racist tunnel to hell.

 

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  1. melponeme_k

    The worst thing to ever happen to elites was the education of the middle and lower classes.

    They long for the days in the dark ages, when we were all ignorant, unable to read and could only listen to religious people read to us from the “good” book. Those were the days…oh yes.

  2. Vlad

    A big part of the push for Common Core is coming from the Bill & Malinda Gates Foundation. This incredibly evil billionaire plans to own and control the software that implements Common Core. The ultimate plan is to turn our children into obedient slave workers.

  3. ziff

    holly crap that ‘math ‘ is the craziest thing i’ve ever seen .doesn’t even teach the base system, and who cares about the ‘base system cept base 1 for computers.

  4. e sutton

    I left the teaching profession after ten years for two main reasons. One was the Common Core. Blacks/discipline problems was the other.

  5. e sutton

    One of the reasons the general public is so complacent about the financial shenanigans on Wall Street is that so few understand exponents and the compounding of interest. The dumbing down continues. It amazes me the few times I go out to a restaurant or tavern how many young people are caught up in their latest gadgets. Might as well stay home if you’re only going to stare at a screen in public all night.

    The art of conversation isn’t the only thing that’s disintegrating in recent years. It is increasingly abhorrent to speak of anything even remotely “un-PC”. That runs the gamut from global warming to foreign policy to the on-going negro problem. Our government has repeatedly stated, “If you see something suspicious, report it!” So, as you can well imagine, saying something casually to a friend that you think Obama is a closet case who enjoys taking it up the back door from Netanyahu, you may very well get yourself on some sort of secret “monitoring list”. Just a few short years ago such ideas I would consider to be grossly paranoiac. Now, not so much.

    Bit by bit, we’ve watched as our communities have quietly disintegrated all around us. Along the way we made up little lies to tell ourselves about why we increasingly felt so empty. Now we look around, as if awakened from a dream, to find many of our worst nightmares come to fruition. And we sit around waiting for somebody else to do something or say something. The silence would be defining if it weren’t for the constant drown of the television and other purposefully distracting noise. Finding our way out of this maze isn’t going to be easy. Making sense of it all is a gesture in futility.

  6. vengeur

    Esutton, you make a great point about that “See something, say something” campaign we see on billboards, etc. The subtle message being: Don’t do anything that is going to attract anyone’s attention. it is a conditioning process that reminds us: Someone is watching! Someone is listening! Wecome to the German Democratic republic (DDR)

  7. The US Gov’t. has spent the last fifty years trying to close the “achievement gap” between black and white students without success. Is Common Core an attempt to make learning so obtuse and confusing that even the brightest children will flounder? Common Core will close the gap by converging test scores downwards. Thank God for the internet and alternative media to alert parents and educators to this clear and present danger. Too bad I had to muddle through “The New Math” over 40 years ago.

  8. larry, dfh

    My father, who was a dedicated educator, believed that an ‘exam’ should be a learning experience. The exams in the chemistry classes I taught were not based on memorization. My Organic Chemistry exams had about 6 questions: open book, open notes, and open ended. Memorization is over-rated. I refused to be the teacher of the flunk-out course for the Nursing program. I taught the course, but everyone got the grade they need to stay in the program.
    I don’t know how things are at present, but before and through the ’80s pre-med curricula demanded high grade performance. The methods used were notorious for sabotage and other cut-throat behaviors. The result is that a medical profession was selected based at least partly on devious practices. We live with the results of that selection process.
    Numeric ranking through examinations has been a cultural feature of China for at least 1500 years. In the past few years, group problem solving has been pushed, and I think this may have some validity insofar as humans are wired for communal endeavors; i mean it takes more than one man to get the bear out of their cave. Along those lines, I feel that music is the most important subject to be taught, because the goal of musicians is to harmonize. And we do need harmony! (I also think that calculus should be taught starting in 6th grade, and geometry in third ).
    …and I don’t think obama LIKED it, Nobody could LIKE being that close to bibi…

  9. vengeur

    Irentier nailed it. This common core nonsense is all about retarding the progress of more apt, capable, or intelligent students, so that the less capable can “catch up”. This is really some devious shit they are foisting on the parents. But the people behind this are so obsessed with eliminating the disparities of achievement based advancement in the name of equality, that they will gladly sacrifice the lives and educations of children they don’t know, just so they can salve their guilty consciences (for their own wealth, luxury and privilege). We see time and time again how politicians NEVER send their children to public schools. This is really evil shit going on in this country.

  10. Blissex

    «Destroying Our Schools With Common Core Math»

    That is rather inaccurate: there are “our schools”, that is light-skinned (white, yellow) middle and upper class private/faith based schools, and “their schools” which are funded with property taxes on white middle and upper class property owners and teach usually almost only to dark-skinned (brown, “red,” black) children.

    The goal of most politicians is to undermine “their schools” because most voters and nearly all campaign donors are light-skinned (poor dark-skinned citizens don’t vote much, and a lot of dark-skinned people can’t vote as they are immigrants) and want lower property taxes and less competition from the children of the dark-skinned classes for entry to “good” universities.

    Middle and upper class mothers (“soccer” moms, “helicopter” moms. “tiger” moms) have very sharp elbows in promoting their own interests by maxing the value of their investment in their children by restricting competition.

    «common core nonsense is all about retarding the progress of more apt, capable, or intelligent students,»

    Indeed, since public schools in the most densely populated parts of the USA have mostly dark-skinned students. the idea is to make it harder for them to go to good universities even if they are «more apt, capable, or intelligent» than dumber or more ignorant light-skinned student from private/faith schools.

    The overall strategy is to have a two-tier school system: first-class private/faith schools which are university prep schools for light-skinned students, and miserly funded second-class public schools which are holding pens for dark-skinned students until they are steered into unemployment or minimum wage service or community colleges.

    «This is really some devious shit they are foisting on the parents.»

    Indeed, for dark-skinned parents that is.

    Creating a two-tier system of *maths* is in this respect a really clever technique: first-class maths to be taught in private/faith schools to light-skinned students, and second-class maths to be taught in public schools to dark-skinned students. Just to make absolutely sure that the branding is clear.

    «obsessed with eliminating the disparities of achievement based advancement in the name of equality,»

    That’s exactly the opposite: this is being done to create an explicit two-tier hierarchical system right in the curriculum between schools attended mostly by richer light-skinned students and poorer dark-skinned ones.

    «politicians NEVER send their children to public schools»

    It is not just politicians: it is the whole light-skinned middle and upper classes and therefore who feel that they have a strong interest in creating a visible, clear “branding” difference between first-class “our schools” and second-class “their schools”.

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    ELAINE: Correct. You nailed it. Public schools will be for poor kids while all others go to private schools that are UTTERLY different and better run. In NYC this is the system already in place. I had to do this way back in 1980 when I found it impossible to send my daughter to her proper grade school where drug dealers did shoot outs INSIDE and chaos reigned in the classrooms from ghetto children who no longer feared their teachers.

  11. Blissex

    «group problem solving has been pushed, and I think this may have some validity insofar as humans are wired for communal endeavors; i mean it takes more than one man to get the bear out of their cave.»

    A very good point, and I’ll expand on this, with an important extra insight.

    A relatively recent topic is that for almost the entirety of the existence of the human species our competitive advantage has been as “cursorial” (“endurance running”/”jogging”) hunters: that is hunters that chase their prey for a long time outlasting it and then reaching it when it is tired.

    That is there are prey that are much faster than humans, but for shorter times, and prey who can outlast humans, but are slower. Men apparently have a fairly unique advantage in a combination of being able to run at medium speed for medium times, and being able to track prey running away, until they catch the faster prey who have tired, or the longlasting prey who are not fast enough.

    This advantage of men in “cursorial” hunting is multiplied because men have learned to be “group cursorial” hunters, that is to work in groups to bring home the bacon (literally!). The reason probably is that *some* big game like buffalo, horse, bear, large boars may be eventually caught up with by “cursorial hunters” but then if they have been tired down dealing with that big game as you write takes more than one man.

    Note: it is little known that over long distances men can outrun horses.

    That men have been for hundreds of thousands of years “group cursorial hunters” is still pretty much evident in our behaviour today: most business, army, science, … “teams” are in effect “group cursorial” hunting teams, whether the “prey” is closing sales, or software products, or finished gadgets, or “hill 39”, …

    I wrote “men” in the above because a rarely made point (I have never found a source making it explicit, but probably someone did) is that it is a very gender specific history: women just have not been (AFAIK) “group cursorial hunters”.

    Note: my impression is that women’s history is one of domestication of animals and men, and that women do not have a history of communal endeavour, except strictly within their genetic line, but one of ruthless competition among individual women in different genetic lines (thus “tiger moms” and “sharp elbows”).

    So when you write:

    «it takes more than one man to get the bear out of their cave»

    that “man” seems appropriate to me but when you write:

    «humans are wired for communal endeavors»

    that does not quite follow, because it does not apply to women at least as in group hunting of bears.

    This is a very big gender difference that has developed over hundreds of thousands of years…

  12. emsnews

    Studies of apes like chimps show very clearly that female apes are the communicators and builders of society while the males FIGHT or push each other around for SEX POWER.

    The bonds that are strongest are mother/son and even more powerful, mother/daughter. That bond is the power center of ape communities. You can’t take 5 years to raise a helpless baby ape without this bond between females and it extends to aunts, too.

  13. melponeme_k

    @Blissex

    Elaine has theorized that we learned to be group hunters because of the Wolves (eventually Dogs) we adopted into our lives (some may say they adopted us). She has written many times of canine behaviors over laying our ape instincts.

    We even have some feline characteristics from our cat companions. But nowhere near the behavior adaptions from dogs.

  14. Blissex

    BTW in the “our schools” vs “their schools” distinction *sometimes” “our schools” have the theoretical status of being public rather than private/faith ones.

    But it usually just a technicality: because when “our schools” are technically public schools that happens almost only in school districts that are almost entirely light-skinned middle and upper class, which usually happens where zoning laws are carefully designed to make them unaffordable tio dark-skinned working class and underclass parents.

    In that case “our schools” even if technically public are often funded also (and very significantly) by “voluntary donations” by the light-skinned middle and upper class parents; the level of “voluntary donations” is usually set very explicitly to a specific sum by the school board, just to make sure🙂.

    BTW some amusing links on some “our schools” that are technically “public”:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palo_Alto_High_School
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miramonte_High_School

    http://www.greatschools.org/california/cupertino/
    http://www.greatschools.org/california/irvine/

    And a private “our school”:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/23/technology/at-waldorf-school-in-silicon-valley-technology-can-wait.html

    “Their schools” instead:

    http://www.greatschools.org/california/pomona/
    http://www.greatschools.org/california/salinas/

    BTW a tragic story about deadly women’s rivalry in a middle-upper class “our school”:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernadette_Protti#Background

    where the “Background” section is pretty obvious:

    «The daughter of affluent parents, Arthur and Berit Costas, Kirsten and her brother, Peter, grew up in the small suburban town of Orinda, California. Costas went to Miramonte High School, and was a member of the school’s varsity swim team and the cheerleading squad.x

  15. Blissex

    «The bonds that are strongest are mother/son and even more powerful, mother/daughter. That bond is the power center of ape communities. You can’t take 5 years to raise a helpless baby ape without this bond between females and it extends to aunts, too.»

    Not so sure about the aunts. My personal observation of patterns of child caring (that means protection from death) in traditional society is:

    * The first choice is grandmothers. One explanation is that they are heavily invested genetically in their grandchildren, almost as much as the mothers.

    * The second choice is older siblings, often older daughters. Perhaps because they share a lot of genetic investment with their siblings.

    * Only further down maternal aunts, that is usually sisters of the mother. They don’t share as much genetic investment because their own children and their sisters’ children have different fathers.

    * I have rarely seen paternal aunts invest in their nephews, except when childless themselves. I suspect because paternity is always suspect.

  16. Blissex

    Two other asides:

    «I have rarely seen paternal aunts invest in their nephews, except when childless themselves. I suspect because paternity is always suspect.»

    I guess that paternal aunts being women themselves know a lot better than most men how “suspect” paternity is in general; the other group who are aware of that is the small minority of *sexually attractive* men, the “panty wetters” who are the genetic fathers of a disproportionate share of children).

    «women do not have a history of communal endeavour, except strictly within their genetic line, but one of ruthless competition among individual women in different genetic lines»

    As to this another thing that most men are not aware of is that in women-only environments, such as girls only schools, lesbian couples, nun convents, feminist groups, almost-all-women industries, there can be and usually there is a lot more bullying, physical violence, poisoning, outright cruelty, backstabbing, nasty politics and general viciousness among those women than in a men-only environment.

    Most men don’t realize this because many women tend to be on their best behavior around men (except brutal catfights when a really juicy one is at stake), perhaps to give men an impression of being “weak, meek, nice”.

    To the point that the losers in intra-women vicious conflicts keep quiet about them as it is in their interest too to maintain the “weak, meek, nice” image. Until they file for divorce of course🙂.

  17. Blissex

    «When black or mixed-race children are raised in white rather than black homes, their preadolescent test scores rise dramatically. Black adoptees’ scores seem to fall in adolescence, but this is what we would expect if, as seems likely, their social and cultural environment comes to resemble that of other black adolescents and becomes less like that of the average white adolescent.»

    BTW I think I have a very good *speculative* explanation for this enormous difference in attitude between light-skinned (white, yellow) parents (that is mothers) and dark-skinned parents (that is mothers), and it is to do with different cultural attitude to so-called k-selection and r-selection.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R/K_selection_theory

    Both dark-skinned and light-skinned mothers aim for maximizing their pregnancy investments by having as many good *grandchildren* as possible.

    Dark-skinned mothers (implicitly) raise their sons to give them as many children as cheaply as possible by seducing as many other mother’s daughters as possible, putting the cost of raising their grandchildren on the mothers (many eggs in many baskets).

    White-skinned mothers (implicitly) raise their sons to give them as high quality grandchildren as possible by investing heavily in them by being monogamous and working hard and dying early of stressful and dangerous work (a few eggs in one basket).

    Note: men will be monogamous and work their lives away and die early from stressful and dangerous works to invest in a single woman’s children only if they are fairly sure that woman is being monogamous to them and those children are genetically theirs. In the past this meant they would only marry virgins (solely to have a good chance of being the actual father of the firstborn) and marry only if there were strong penalties for women’s cheating.

    BTW it is women that bear children and it is them who choose between K-selection and r-selection. Usually r-selection, many children with limited investment, is best in adverse, changing conditions. Can see that working better for poor, disadvantaged dark-skinned people.

    There is also a secondary effect on the mothers themselves: a few high investment sons and grandsons mean a mother has a much better chance of being well supported in retirement; the power and prosperity of a matron/matriarch then depend on her having prosperous, powerful sons and grandsons, therefore the attitude of Asian, Jewish, Italian, … “tiger moms” who often brutalize their retirement portfolio of sons into becoming as high-yield investments as possible.

  18. Maddie's Mom

    e sutton,

    re: conversation…My experience over the past several years has been, if you are not on facebook or willing to communicate by text messaging, you might as well be dead. Family and friends refuse to make a phone call or even send an email, so there is no contact with them. It’s bizarre to me. Perhaps one day we will cease to have vocal chords.

    We went to dinner at a nice restaurant a few months ago and a group of 5 adults were seated near our table. As soon as everyone was comfortable, out came the cell phones with 4 out of 5 looking down at their phones, simultaneously. Utter silence at that table.

    re: abhorrent to speak of anything even remotely “un-PC”…

    It’s even worse. Recently, my elderly father was joking about buying Kim Kardashian’s book of selfies. hahaha, how pathetic. When I commented on the stupidity of “selfies” and how much of their lives people waste being so self-absorbed, the conversation quickly ended. I guess we have arrived at the point where you cannot even voice an opinion on cultural bs. Wow.

  19. Blissex

    «create an explicit two-tier hierarchical system right in the curriculum between schools attended mostly by richer light-skinned students and poorer dark-skinned ones.»

    Note that here I am not saying that the different achievement levels of richer light-skinned students and poorer dark-skinned one is due to the quality or funding of their schools, because I agree with EMS that all evidence points to parental (mother) motivating and involvement as being the biggest factor creating difference and in general in explaining educational outcomes.

    Schools make a significant difference only if they have truly exceptional teachers who can motivate and involve themselves as if they were parents in the lives of those student whose parents don’t do that (for cultural or other reasons). But this is a very rare indeed case. Most teachers are not bad, but they are not exceptional either, and it takes enormous skill, plus lots of time and effort to substitute for absentee parents.

    Silicon Valley millionaires’s children “public” schools (mentioned in a previous post that is presently held up for moderation as it has a lot of links) and others that are better funded, more pleasant schools do improve educational outcomes, given motivating, involved parents, but cannot replace those parents.

    Therefore the long tradition of boarding schools where distracted, uninvolved wealthy parents dump their children to be expensively tutored by some exceptional motivating, involved teachers.

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    ELAINE: I don’t hold it up, WordPress does this. It is very annoying dealing with this so I have an easy solution: POST EACH LINK SEPARATELY.

    This way, I don’t have to go to email, then go back to the page and then say ‘yes’. See? Thanks in advance.

  20. melponeme_k

    http://www.salon.com/2014/09/30/screw_the_national_anthem/

    An example of more maladaptive behavior from the black community.

    Instead of standing up to reality (Brown was a criminal), this man is throwing over the entire concept of nation state. A nation state that protects his community, however minor it is, from the full forces of Free Trade.

    Being a community means working together, sacrificing and fighting. This is something many minority communities do not understand. They think they are owed because of past injustice. They have given up and chosen the rule of war lords who won’t even allow them or their children to travel 3 blocks to another school neighborhood.

  21. emsnews

    Correct.

    Drug dealing is a business and a cartel from top to bottom. In South America, they are even called ‘cartels’ and these operate via military actions which is what is happening with blacks and Hispanics who are fighting each other for economic power in the drug/sex trades.

    I am against the war on drugs for this reason, I even said many times over my life (I once worked in the Free Clinic in Berkeley dealing with drug ODs) that the government should hand out drugs that are vetted and at the proper dose and keep these maniacs happy.

    People want drugs are causing huge problems for blacks and Hispanics and destroying their society and culture.

  22. vengeur

    Blissex: your whole idea that “light skinned” parents only want to flee COMPETITION from “dark skinned” kids is ludicrous. Elaine has enumerated the reasons for white flight ad infinitum. Even rats instinctively flee a sinking ship.

  23. vengeur

    But I’ll tell you this: dark skinned (as in black) folks are about to get a TSUNAMI of competition from another group of not so dark skinned folks. Already in places like LA blacks are being forced out of positions in schools as teachers and admisnitrators . You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.

  24. vengeur

    Bottom line: get bilingual.

  25. melponeme_k

    @Vengeur

    For anyone who wants a future, they will get bilingual in Mandarin and Russian.

    If you mean Spanish that is a dead end. Because South America is an oligarch ridden hell hole and Spain is one of the countries sliding into severe bankruptcy.

  26. vengeur

    You make a good point, in the big scheme of things. But I am talking about survival on a more local level.

  27. DeVaul

    Wow. Another discussion on skin color. Okay…

    Meanwhile, the Land of Mordor is now openly recruiting for the final push for total victory:

    http://rt.com/news/191712-mossad-recruitment-website-online/

  28. DeVaul

    England is finished as well.

    Can you imagine the US having to pass a “Modern Slavery Bill” here in the US? It’s almost inconceivable, and yet England did just that because those Eastern European immigrants are being “branded and sold like cattle” within England proper. (No wonder Scotland wants out. What a hell-hole!)

    And where is the Queen? She and her son are busy fracking under everyone’s home. I don’t believe they plan to leave England in time to avoid the fate of the French aristocrats. I really don’t.

    England has reached its absolute nadir as a former empire, just as Rome did.

  29. DeVaul

    Forgot to add the link:

    http://rt.com/uk/191864-human-trafficking-uk-report/

    Thousands of east European children branded as cattle and used for sex.

    What… the… hell…

  30. Luke

    Off topic. Meanwhile what EMS predicted is unfolding. slowly but surely.

    http://thebricspost.com/analysts-hail-yuan-euro-direct-trading-announcement/#.VCr-i1cXLfG

  31. emsnews

    Thank you, Luke, for the news.

    Yes, the Chinese plan, ‘I BE BANK’ announced in my basement by Chinese officials way back in 1984, is now coming true. They learned all about money, they HAD NONE when they came, they were all ‘Maoists’ and it took less than six months to convert them and then they learned all about money magic which was created by…the Chinese!

    They invented paper money in the first place a thousand years ago.

  32. Blissex

    «“light skinned” parents only want to flee COMPETITION from “dark skinned” kids is ludicrous.»

    It is not all ludicrous, it is not what I wrote though.

    What I wrote is that richer parent who send their children to «middle and upper class private/faith based schools» are afraid of competition for valuable places in «”good” universities» from poorer people, so they want a «two-tier school system» with «schools attended mostly by richer light-skinned students and poorer dark-skinned ones».

    In the USA most richer families are light-skinned, and most poorer families are dark-skinned; in other countries there are similar two-tier system related strictly to income or to ethnic or class background instead.

    The reason why richer ligth-skinned parents are afraid of the competition of the competition from poorer dark-skinned children is that there is a mountain of evidence that as to being «apt, capable, or intelligent» dark-skinned would get a fair share of valuable places in “good” universities, displacing the less able richer children.

    Because as the study cited by EMS says:

    «But despite endless speculation, no one has found genetic evidence indicating that blacks have less innate intellectual ability than whites.»

    So in theory admission to “good” university if it was based on ability would exclude a significant percentage of less-able middle and upper class (that is, lighter-skinned in the USA) children, and there would be lots more working class and poor (that is, darker-skinned in the USA) children in “good” universities instead.

    To fix that middle and upper class “sharp elbowed” parents give their less able children by creating a two-tier education system where access to the “good” schools that are prep/”feeder” schools for entry to “good” universities is unaffordable for working class and lower income children and their families, who even if more able than richer children are streamed into “bad” schools dumping their output into community colleges at best.

    That is, the two-tier system is also designed to protect less able middle and upper class children from the competition of able poor and working class children regardless of color; poor and working class white children are also much underrepresented in “good” schools and “good” universities, even if able. In the USA however this mostly involves skin color too.

    It surely does not help that as EMS argues many dark-skinned mothers (of whatever income) are not as involved in their children’s education and don’t motivate their children towards educational credentials. While for example many yellow-skinned mothers are excessively involved and motivate with brutality in their children’s quest for credentials.

    I already mentioned why I think there is such a difference in attitude between the two types of mothers: darker skinned men tend to have a lot more children and fewer credentials and lighter skinned men tend to have much better credentials and fewer children.

  33. Blissex

    «the US having to pass a “Modern Slavery Bill” here in the US? It’s almost inconceivable,»

    Of course, business interests (in particular farm business owners) in the USA would never allow it.

    «and yet England did just that because those Eastern European immigrants are being “branded and sold like cattle”»

    They must have learned from how Usians treat their Mexican illegals and illegal Mexican children.

    Or from how Mexican criollo elites have always treated the native Mexican poor.

  34. melponeme_k

    OT

    Ebola found in the US.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/ebola-us-cdc_n_5909394.html

    No one from the affected countries should be allowed into the US. I don’t understand the slipshod attitude about this devastating disease. And this coming off the recent news that medical waste companies do not want to handle ebola infected medical waste. So there is absolutely no way to contain materials used for treatment.

  35. emsnews

    Thanks to Melponeme, I got the Texas ebola news story posted. We are nearly helpless to stop a flood of Africans bringing in this terrible plague.

  36. Petruchio

    @melponeme_k: “The worst thing to ever happen to elites was the education of the middle and lower classes.” Absolutely correct. The elites paranoia re the Middle Class reached its zenith with the Viet Nam Protest Movement, especially on the College campuses. “We have too many peasant (Middle Class) kids getting educated. We can’t allow this to happen.” Yes, the elites always looked at the ‘peasant class’ as a threat, but the elites wanted to run the government to fit their agenda and nothing was going to stop it. This is why student test scores in the US remain mired in 20th-30th place worldwide compared to the rest of the world. This is also why NEITHER Repugs or Democrats ever do anything about all of the waste, fraud and mismanagement in the nation’s University systems. Think about that. If the University’s were some kind of hotbed for “liberalism”, don’t you think stripping University’s of their budgets would be a top priority for Republicans–and Democrats? Ever wonder why nothing ever changes at nearly every single education level? When the Nazi’s wanted to conquer Russia, they intended to “re-educate” the Russian people. The Nazi’s wanted Russians to only be able to read traffic signs and count to 100. And we now know how impressed many of our US rulers after WW2 were with the Nazi’s. From German rocket scientists to intelligence officers, the German had friends in the US Government. Most notably the patriarch of the Bush crime family.

  37. emsnews

    Funding of universities and colleges have now fallen on the shoulders of the STUDENTS. In my youth, it was almost all paid by the state and we graduated with very little debt.

    Now, it is staggering, the debt. Rich don’t pay school debts. Middle class is hammered by this. It is driving our youth into poverty right when they should be building families.

    So they don’t have children while welfare families have all sorts of reasons for having families.

  38. Petruchio

    Elaine: I’m fully aware of the gigantic debt burden of the students. This does NOT mean that the taxpayer is being let off the hook–or that taxpayers are funding the University system less than they were before. I don’t know about the State University system in your home state of NY, but here in MN, the taxpayer IS funding the University system in in creasing amounts. Most recently, the MN University system received a 4% INCREASE in their funding over the previous two years. (MN funding is allocated in two year periods at a time). And of course, the University gets their funding in a sleazy, backdoor way. This 4% increase the MN U. system got was granted AFTER the State Legislature’s formal session had ended. The University President met with Legislative leaders–behind closed doors of course–and the University received its funding increase. In this current system of “dump as much debt on the suckers, er, students as possible, what happens to the student after they leave the University system is of NO concern to those benefitting from said students. Check out State University funding of the system in NY. I doubt if it’s different than in MN. This country’s Higher
    education system is every bit as much–if not more!–than the MIC, imho.

  39. Petruchio

    ,”this country’s Higher education system is every bit as much–if not more!–than the MIC, imho.” What I meant to say is,, “this country’s higher education system is every bit as much–if not more of a drain on the taxpayer than the MIC, imho.

  40. emsnews

    Yes, it is. All based on debts dumped on all of us except the super rich who grow richer and richer by the billions every hour.

  41. Luke

    ‘Funding of universities and colleges have now fallen on the shoulders of the STUDENTS. In my youth, it was almost all paid by the state and we graduated with very little debt.’ Presidents and Coaches at colleges now make 200k-10 million a year? What do they make?

  42. DeVaul

    Blissex is correct about our two-tier system and that it was deliberate.

    George Bush is a walking example of the two-tier system at its VERY best.

    If he were born to blue collar workers, he wouldn’t even qualify for a vocational school, no matter how many frogs he blew up. He would be digging ditches or selling meth (probably the latter, since he is naturally lazy).

    In Thailand, the two-tier system is based on skin color also, and it is growing in other Asian countries that have become obsessed with white skin as well. Skin care products designed to whiten your skin are a multi-billion dollar industry in Asia. (Asia proper — not including Pakistan or India, etc.)

  43. emsnews

    India: the whiter the skin, the higher the caste. Remember: the swastika is an Aryan Indian lightning god symbol.

  44. Petruchio

    @Luke:”Presidents and Coaches at colleges now make 200k-10 million a year? What do they make?” Don’t just focus on the salaries of these taxpayer leeches. The Coaches in the ‘money’ sports generate income enough to pay their salaries, but for most all the other Admin types, their high salaries are just the beginning. These guys get automobile allowances (sure would be nice if someone would pay my car loan every month). They get travel allowances. Parking fee allowances. Food allowances. And the list of potential perks could go on. Higher Ed is, nowadays, a HUGE bloodsucking leech of the taxpayer. They give the MIC a run for their money in the ripping off the taxpayer contest.

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