The Oklahoma State House passed HB 1114 on Tuesday by a vote of 92-7. The measure, authored by Rep. Michael Rogers (R-Broken Arrow) and now co-authored by 56 other representatives, would give teachers a $6,000 pay raise phased in over three years.Probl…
BOSTON, Mass. (Mar. 2, 2017) – A Massachusetts bill would withdraw the state from Common Core standards, an important step toward nullifying the program within the state. Sen. Jason Lewis (D- Winchester) introduced Senate Bill 283 (S.283) to void Common Core standards and create a framework to establish state standards to replace them. It reads, in…
Why am I continually surprised at the lack of knowledge our government officials possess about the principles of good government?
Today, as I watched a live feed, the Senators in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted to PASS SB83 (video from a life Facebook feed below). This bill by Senator Ervin Yen ORIGINALLY revoked the exemption for children to attend public school if their parents didn’t want to subscribe to the precise vaccination schedule as dictated by the CDC and Oklahoma State Department of Health.
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I just read an article by Jay Chilton who was apparently in the Senate Education Committee hearing when Senator Sharp – Vice-Chair of the Senate Education Committee – opined about Rob Standridge’s bill (SB560) on school choice. Chilton quotes Sharp as saying,
I have told other senators I call this bill the “Dr. Josef Mengele bill” because it is intended to kill public education,”
The Obama administration sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to Universities threatening to yank their federal funding for failure to offer an open admission policy for their restrooms. Bathroom Administration The Trump administration is reversing course and leaving bathroom administration up to the states. Getting Uncle Sam out of the bedroom was a good thing. So why not
“I have told other senators I call this bill the ‘Dr. Josef Mengele bill’ because it is intended to kill public education,” Invoking holocaust inhumanities, Senator Ron Sharp attacked an education reform measure which would allow families more options in common education. (SB560) Jay Chilton of OCPA’s Investigational journalism project reports on the incident which happened at the Senate Educati […]
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This is the inside account of the 2016 election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. From Trump Tower to Hillary Clinton’s campaign plane. The story you can’t find on YouTube. . – On the campaign plane with Clinton, certain of victory, popping champagne. – Bushes and Clinton’s […]
Just recently, I posted this article, “High School Drops Michelle Obama’s ‘healthy’ lunch program. Here’s how that’s working out.” on the ROPE2.0 Facebook page with the following comment:
Here’s my favorite line of the whole article,”And what’s more, the program stopped losing money, despite forgoing federal subsidies.” You don’t think that would happen for EVERYTHING if we’d just cut the dang cord and get off the federal government teat? I’m pretty sure it would!
CONCORD, N.H. (Feb. 23, 2017) – A New Hampshire bill that would prohibit the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement the common core standards passed the Senate today. Adoption of the legislation would represent an opportunity for local communities to nullify the program…
Just this January, it was reported that figures crunched at the end of Mr. Obama’s turn as POTUS determined that one of his pet project, SIG – School Improvement Grants – with their heavy emphasis on School Turnaround, was a dismal failure after an influx of taxpayer funds to the tune of 7 BILLION dollars. Wait for it….
UPDATED with legislators opposed to the tax increase at the bottom of the post!
On the heels of her very exciting announcement that she had badgered Amazon.com into collecting sales tax from Oklahomans who buy from sellers using the platform, Governor Mary Fallin ended her 2017 State Of The State address, to a chorus of weeping, wailing and gnashing teeth from actual CONSERVATIVE Republicans in the audience.
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Recently, a friend shared this Facebook post with me. It details an absolutely gorgeous piece of jewelry custom made by a company called Rustic Cuff (a company from Tulsa, so let’s give them some props). This was shared on new-Senator-this-year Julie Daniel’s Facebook page with the accompanying post,
Custom designed Rustic Cuff bracelets for the women of the Senate. Gift of Senator Bice.