“President” Biden knows how to stop these shootings!

Oh, really, Joe?

How long have shootings like this been going on, Sleepy Joe?

You have been a senator, a vice president, and now The President, going all the way back to 1973!

1973!!!

You have been in a position to do something to protect our school children for close to 50 years!

Again…, you have been in a position to do something to protect our school children for close to 50 years!!!

49 years, exactly.

49 years!

And now, suddenly, you have all the answers?

Excuse us all if we’re a little skeptical, “President” Joseph Robinette Biden.

Yes, the “R” in Joseph R. Biden stands for “Robinette!”

But that’s a whole different blog for another day.

Getting back to Sleepy Joe’s answers for these school shootings…, yes, my friends, here we are, again, sadly mourning the loss of innocent young lives, while searching for answers about what we can do to prevent this happening again.

And Incoherent Joe says we need to limit the types of guns people can have and tighten the background checking process used when people buy a gun.

Hmmm.

Are you referring to tightening the background checking process that your own son, Hunter, got past, by lying on the application (which is a federal crime for the rest of us poor slobs), but then was not charged with a crime (this is a felony, in fact), and did not suffer ANY consequences for skirting our gun laws?!

Is that what you’re proposing Creepy Joe?  

I would like to harken back to my blog from March 26, 2021, titled “Hidin’ for Biden,” which reads:

According to Charlie McCarthy for Newsmax, “The Secret Service interceded on Hunter Biden’s behalf to quash evidence of a gun purchase.”

Oh, really?

Now why would they do that?

Can you, in your wildest dreams, ever imagine the Secret Service, or any other governmental organization for that matter, going out of its way to protect one of former President Trump’s children in this manner?

The answer, of course, is “no.”

What we have here is just another example of the legal double standards for those who are friends of “the swamp,” and those who aren’t.

Democrats, in other words.

“Based on information from two sources, Politico [a political news website] reported the Secret Service [which falls under the Department of Homeland Security] tried to obtain paperwork for a gun sale to [Hunter] Biden after the weapon was tossed into a trash can and then was missing.”

“The report surfaced on the day President Joe Biden was scheduled to hold his first solo press conference since taking office.”

I wonder if any of the press will ask him about it?

My guess would be, “over Jen Psaki’s dead body!” 

“The Secret Service said it had no record of agents investigating the incident, and the president, not under protection at that time, said through a spokesperson he had no knowledge of Secret Service involvement.”

Really?

So, I guess either the Secret Service is lying, or some other agency was masquerading as the Secret Service.

Hmmm.

“Law enforcement officials said any involvement by the Secret Service on behalf of the Biden family or on its own initiative would be inappropriate in an incident already under investigation by Delaware State Police with the involvement of the FBI.”

“According to law enforcement officials and a copy of the police report obtained by Politico, Hunter Biden’s sister-in-law, Hallie, searched Hunter’s pickup truck and found a .38 revolver on Oct. 23, 2018.”

Interesting. That’s a lie, but go on.

“She then took her brother-in-law’s gun, wrapped it in a shopping bag, and threw it in a trash can behind a high-end grocery store [Oh, that’s okay, as long as it was a “high-end” grocery store!]. When she returned later to retrieve it, the gun was gone.”

First, it’s illegal to just throw a gun in the trash, which of course Ms. Hallie will face no repercussions for.

Second, why did she go back and go dumpster diving for it?

“With the trash can located across from a high school, Delaware police began investigating and were concerned the missing gun could be used in a crime.”

“Secret Service agents then approached the owner of the store where Hunter bought the gun.”

So, these supposed “Secret Service agents” must have had access to gun registration records, if they knew where he bought the gun.  

“They requested the paperwork involving the sale, according to two people — one with firsthand knowledge of the episode, and the other briefed after the fact by a Secret Service agent.”

If these people already had all of the information regarding the sale of this gun, why did they want the store’s paperwork?

The ONLY reason they would want the store’s paperwork would be to erase any recorded tie of Hunter Biden to this gun.

But why would they have the need to do that, if Hunter Biden bought the gun legally?  

“The store owner, Ron Palmieri, refused to hand over the paperwork. He suspected Secret Service officers wanted to hide ownership of the missing gun in case it were to be involved in a crime, the two people said.”

Good job, Mr. Palmieri…, and that was a good guess, but it wasn’t the reason they wanted your paperwork.  

“Palmieri eventually turned over the papers to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives [ATF], which oversees federal gun laws.”

I’m sure we’ll learn later that these papers have somehow been “misplaced” or “lost.”

“The gun was returned days later by an older man who regularly rummages through the grocery store’s trash to collect recyclable items, according to sources.”

Ha!

What are the odds of that?!

“No charges or arrests resulted from the incident.”

That’s odd.

Although, if anyone would have been arrested, it would have been the gun store owner, or the old dumpster diver who returned the gun.

Just sayin’.

“Although Joe Biden was not under Secret Service protection at the time, individual Secret Service agents at offices in Wilmington, Del., and Philadelphia informally monitored the former vice president’s security, according to one law enforcement official.”

I’m sorry, but how exactly does the Secret Service “informally monitor the former vice president’s security?”

And what would all of this have to do with the former vice president’s security, anyway?

I guess it depends on what all falls under the umbrella of “security.” 

“As an example, the official said the Secret Service’s Wilmington office called the Delaware State Police in 2019 to arrange security for a public appearance by Joe Biden.”

“The Secret Service declined to confirm whether it had informal involvement in Biden’s security during that period.”

C’mon, now!  Did they “informally” monitor Biden’s “security” or didn’t they?

The answer is “yes” when that’s convenient, “no” when that’s convenient, and “we don’t know” when that’s convenient.

“A Delaware State Police spokesman responded to an inquiry about whether the Secret Service requested security for Biden during the period. ‘I have reached out to our sergeant who oversees the Executive Protection Unit with the Delaware State Police. He is unaware of any such requests or services provided,’ the spokesman said.”

So, again, someone is lying here.

Can you guess who?

I bet you can!

“In copies of the Firearms Transaction Record and a receipt for the gun dated Oct. 12, 2018, and obtained by Politico, Hunter Biden answered ‘no’ to a question on the transaction record that asks, ‘Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance?’”

Ohhhh!

There it is!

There’s the reason the people who “informally” look out for former vice president Biden wanted to hide the fact that Hunter Biden bought this gun.

HE ILLEGALLY PURCHASED THE GUN!

“Hunter Biden was discharged from the Navy Reserve five years earlier after testing positive for cocaine. He and family members have spoken about his history of drug use.”

He was probably wasted when he bought it!

“Lying on the form is a felony, though prosecutions for it are rare.”

Yeah, “prosecutions for it are rare,” if, like I said, you’re a friend of “the swamp.”

Anyone else would be facing felony charges.

Believe that!

Would you like me to tell you what I believe happened here?

Okay, I’m assuming you do!

Here’s the deal, as Sleepy Joe would say.

Hunter Biden bought the gun for whatever reason, and had second thoughts about it, since he lied in order to get it. If he didn’t actually have the gun, no one could ever really tie it to him…, at least in the world he lives in. 

So, he asked Hallie to toss it into a dumpster, which she did.

After thinking about it for a while, I’m sure they became worried someone would find it, use it in a crime, and it would then be traced back to Hunter.

So, Hunter talked Hallie into going back and retrieving the gun, so they could dispose of it in a different and safer way, for him.

When she went back to the “high-end” store and couldn’t find it in the trash, they didn’t know what to do.

Ha!

You’re brilliant, Hunter!

What an idiot?!

A real chip off the old block!

Then, when the old guy turned-up (my hero) and turned the gun in, that’s when the fun started.

That’s when the gun was traced back to Hunter, and the “Secret Service” had to get involved. 

“Neither George Mesires, a lawyer for Hunter Biden, nor Hallie Biden responded to requests for comment.”

No surprise there!

And, of course, the mainstream, democrat propaganda, media won’t touch this with a ten-foot pole.

By the way…, what ever happened to the investigation into Hunter’s laptop, and that whole money from China and money from Russia for the Biden family thing?

I’m sure we’ll find out where Jimmy Hoffa is buried before we hear anything else about the Bidens as a result of these “investigation.”

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So, there we have the story behind Hunter’s illegal gun purchase, and the effectiveness of these background checks.

When Sleepy Joe starts talking about background checks, why doesn’t anyone in the media question him, regarding his son’s experience with a background check?

Just sayin’.

So, please don’t start lecturing us all, Illegitimate Joe, about what we need to do to curb these school shootings. You’ve been in a position to “do” something for decades, and, obviously, you haven’t done one damn thing that has made any difference at all!

Please see my recent blog for some real answers to this school shooting problem.

Let’s protect our children from these shooters first, then we can look at addressing some of the underlying reasons for the occurrences of these shootings.

Let’s insist, from our representatives, that they actually address the school shootings problem, as I have suggested. Or, we’ll be right back here, having this same discussion all too soon, and more students will have lost their lives due to more inaction by our government on every level.  

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Another school shooting massacre.

Yes, my friends, here we are, again, sadly mourning the loss of innocent young lives, while searching for answers about what we can do to prevent this happening again.

Exactly what has changed since the last time we were mourning and asking these questions?

The simple answer is nothing.

What exactly do you think will change in the future before we are mourning again and asking the same questions again?

The simple answer again, is probably nothing.

That is so odd to me and so unacceptable as well.

What, or who, is more important to protect than our own innocent children?

Again, who is more important to protect than our own innocent children?!

And again I ask, WHO IS MORE IMPORTANT TO PROTECT THAN OUR OWN INNOCENT SONS, DAUGHTERS, GRANDSONS AND GRANDDAUGHTERS, NIECES AND NEPHEWS?!!!

Politicians?

We pay quite a bill to offer personal security to our elected officials.

ARE THEY MORE IMPORTANT TO PROTECT THAN OUR OWN INNOCENT SONS, DAUGHTERS, GRANDSONS AND GRANDDAUGHTERS, NIECES AND NEPHEWS?!!!

Governmental Bureaucrats?

We pay quite a bill to provide secure locations for these bureaucrats to perform their duties.

ARE THEY MORE IMPORTANT TO PROTECT THAN OUR OWN INNOCENT SONS, DAUGHTERS, GRANDSONS AND GRANDDAUGHTERS, NIECES AND NEPHEWS?!!!

The government is obviously pretty good at protecting themselves.

The victims of these shootings and their families get a lot of lip service from these politicians, and everyone else, quite frankly, but that’s about all.

Four years ago I wrote blogs addressing this issue. Nothing has changed since then, and I believe my suggestions for solutions still holds true today.

On February 16, 2018, I wrote my blog titled: “What can we REALLY do about these school shootings?” This blog reads as follows:

First of all, let’s acknowledge that there is no easy answer.

Next, let’s understand that there really is nothing we can do to guarantee there won’t be another school shooting.

It’s hard for us to accept that we are kind of helpless here, but to a certain extent we are. That is just reality.

Passing another law will not solve this problem. Unless I’m mistaken, murder is already against the law.  So now what?

All we can do is take positive steps in many areas, that when combined, may swing the odds of more shootings in our favor.

One – We have to get serious about school campus security. ALL SCHOOLS need an outside perimeter fence before you even get near the school that has one main gate or entrance. This gate should have armed security personnel that only admit individuals that should be there.  Metal detectors would also need to be installed.  Money for these improvements could be incorporated into the new infrastructure spending bill.

Two – Background checks when purchasing a weapon or ammunition need to be more extensive and more comprehensive. Social media should be checked and the community where the purchaser lives should be canvassed for input as to whether anyone has objections to this individual owning a weapon.  The Second Amendment gives the people “the right to keep and bear arms.”  It doesn’t say we have to be stupid about it or make it too easy.

Three – Access to mental health resources has to be greatly enhanced. When people are experiencing issues or are aware of others with issues, assistance needs to be available right then, not a month or two, or three, down the road when a psychiatrist’s or a psychologist’s schedule has an opening.  Mental health, in general, has to be just as much of a consideration as physical health.

Four – The President should establish a component agency that would fall under The Department of Homeland Security and deal solely with the issues that affect school security.

If we can do these four things, for starters, we will be on the way to making some real positive changes that could make a difference. Will these things be cheap? No. Will they be worth it?  Yes.  Ask the families of the latest shooting victims.

If we don’t begin to take real, effective, steps towards dealing with this problem we will be doomed to watching and experiencing the reoccurrence of these horrible shootings again and again. It may be your family that is directly affected next time.  I pray that isn’t the case.

Praying for God’s help and God’s comfort for the victims, their families, and all of those involved is good, but they say that, “God helps those who help themselves.”

Let’s help ourselves and praise God for giving us the wisdom to do so.

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Then, on February 26, 2018, I wrote my blog titled: “Again, what we should do if we REALLY want to solve the school shootings problem and make our schools ‘safe zones.’” This blog reads as follows:

We could prevent almost 100% of “school shootings” if each school had protective fencing with one main gate or entrance, on the perimeter of the actual campus or school, which was monitored by security personnel along with metal detectors.

It’s as simple as that.

All we need to do is pass a “safe school” spending bill to get the ball rolling, and within a year or so we will have addressed the immediate issue.

At the same time, we can work on changing how we do background checks when purchasing a weapon or ammunition. Our checks need to be more extensive and more comprehensive.  Social media should be checked and the community where the purchaser lives should be canvassed for input as to whether anyone has objections to this individual owning a weapon.

Access to mental health resources has to be greatly enhanced as well. When people are experiencing issues or are aware of others with issues, assistance needs to be available right then, not a month or two, or three, down the road when a psychiatrist’s or a psychologist’s schedule has an opening.  Mental health, in general, has to be just as much of a consideration as physical health.  In too many cases the insurance companies are dictating the type of help we can get and when.  This has to change.

Then finally, the President should establish a component agency that would fall under The Department of Homeland Security and deal solely with the issues that affect school security.

I see that arming and training our teachers is being advanced by quite a few people. This may seem like a good idea to deter an intruder, but what about when the shooter is a student at the school (which is the case is most situations)?  Do we want that image of teachers gunning down students in school?  Do we want our schools to become “the shootout at the O.K. Corral, or do we want to avoid that situation from occurring in the first place?

Enhancing our background checking system is something that must be done, but also something that can’t be counted on as our last line of defense either. In the case of the Parkland, Florida shooter, there were more red flags raised on this kid than you’d see at a Chinese military parade!  I mean, it doesn’t get any better than this case as far as warning signs, and he still was not stopped.

There are many other ideas that have merit as well, and there’s no reason we can’t attack this problem from a hundred different angles at the same time. But, again…

We could prevent almost 100% of “school shootings” if each school had protective fencing with one main gate or entrance, on the perimeter of the actual campus or school, which was monitored by security personnel along with metal detectors.

It’s as simple as that.

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Like I mentioned in my prior blogs, is solving this problem going to be cheap?

No.

Is solving this problem worth the money?

Yes.

We just sent Ukraine over $40 billion to help solve their problems.

Is Ukraine more important than or children?

Apparently so.

Our government routinely, and annually, sends billions of dollars in aid to other countries.

Are all of these other countries more important than our children?

Again, apparently so.

All of the politicians would say “no,” but their actions say “yes.”

Can we please get back to putting America first?

Can we please put our children first, where they belong?

Can we please stop talking and crying about this problem and start doing something that would offer an effective solution…, like what I have suggested in my blogs for years?!

The time has definitely come to seriously address the issue of saving more of our children’s live in the future.

You know, I noticed that The Congress and The Senate politicians sure threw up a fence fast enough around the Capitol and stationed thousands of troops there when they felt the least bit threatened.

Just sayin’.

I really pray I don’t have to write another blog like this again.

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Let’s make it go viral.

Let’s make a difference for all of our children.

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They say, “Birds of a feather flock together,” don’t they?

Yes they do.

And they do.

“Birds of a feather flock together” is an old English proverb, dating back over 500 years.  It suggests that people of like beliefs and like behaviors that travel in similar circles tend to congregate together and with each other.

Just as with many stereotypes, these proverbs are usually based in truth.

In this case particular case, we have the Obamas involved with an individual who is being charged in the recent college entrance bribery scheme.

According to Ryan Gaydos of Fox News, “A tennis coach who worked with the family of former President Barack Obama was among the 50 people charged Tuesday in a college admissions scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed coaches and others to get their children accepted to some of the top schools in the U.S.”

“Gordon Ernst, 52, was a former tennis coach at Georgetown University and the University of Rhode Island.  He is accused of conspiracy to commit racketeering while he was at Georgetown.”

“Ernst was at Georgetown [University] from 2012 to 2017 and was the personal instructor of former first lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, according to the Providence Journal.”

“None of the Obamas are implicated in the scandal in any way.”

No…, of course they’re not.

But there is also something called “guilt by association.”

Here we have a guy, working with the president’s wife and his daughters as a “personal instructor.”

How was he referred for this job?

Who referred him for this job?

Was he not checked out before being allowed to work so closely with the first family?

I’m just wondering.

Or were his “special skills” as a college recruiter put to use in the case of the Obama family girls as well?

How about Obama family friends?

How about other individuals in the Obama administration?

Aren’t these valid questions given the situation?

I mean, I know the “biased, liberal propaganda, fake news media” would never go down that road, but I would think a responsible and fair media would find its way to at least check this out a little bit.

“Ernst allegedly accepted nearly $3 million in bribes and in return helped a dozen students get onto the Georgetown’s tennis team, including kids who didn’t actually play the sport in a competitive fashion, according to the New York Post.”

The scam, which helped liberal Hollywood elites get their children admitted to the colleges of their choice, has produced charges of fraud, racketeering, conspiracy, obstruction of justice, for starters.

Remember, “Birds of a feather DO flock together.”  Be mindful of who you’re “flocking” with!

Fox News’ Katherine Lam and Travis Fedschun also contributed to this article.

 

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Singing the blues over “Varsity Blues.”

The “liberal elites” apparently don’t have to play by the same rules the rest of us do.

“We should allow anyone into our country…, while I live in at a walled and gated estate that keep all of the undesirables out.”

“We should ban the use of fossil fuels and promote public transportation…, while I hop around in private jets and chauffeur driven limousines.”

“We should keep increasing the funding for our pathetic public education system…, while I send all of my kids to private schools.”

“We should admonish the white middle class, make them feel guilty and create divisions between the races based on their “white privilege”…, while I actually take advantage of my rich, white, liberal elitist privileges.”

…and the list could go on and on and on.

According to Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin of Fox News, “Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among more than four dozen people charged in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal that involved wealthy individuals paying up to $6.5 million to place their children into elite universities, according to court records.”

laws are for the peasants

“More than four dozen were charged.”  Would anyone care to wager how many people go to jail?  My money would be on no one.  They may end up paying some additional fines, which will mean nothing to them, but that will be about it.

“The alleged scam, which placed students into top colleges such as Yale, Georgetown, Stanford, University of Southern California, UCLA and the University of Texas, was run by William Rick Singer, from California, who helped parents get their children admission through bribes, court documents unsealed in Boston showed. Officials have been investigating the case, named ‘Operation Varsity Blues,’ for more than a year.”

“Singer, who authorities said will plead guilty to racketeering, ran the charity, Key Worldwide Foundation, which received $25 million in total to guarantee the admissions, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said during a Tuesday news conference. The charitable foundation was allegedly used as a front to run the scam.”

“The racketeering conspiracy charges were unsealed Tuesday against the coaches at schools including Georgetown, Wake Forest University and the University of Southern California.  Authorities say the coaches accepted bribes in exchange for admitting students as athletes, regardless of their ability.”

So to make it worse, these privileged liberal elites took spots away from other student athletes who really needed these scholarships to have an opportunity to attend college at all.

“Most of the students did not know their admission to the school was due to a bribe, authorities said, but in some cases, the children and their parents took part in the scheme.”

Excuse me.  What?  So you’re saying in some cases the parents or the children were not aware of what was going on?  You’re saying they paid all of this money but didn’t know what they were giving it away for?  Or you’re saying these other people paid millions of dollars to help out of the goodness of their hearts?

‘“Singer would accommodate what parents wanted to do,’ U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said, adding that it ‘appears that the schools are not involved’ except for a USC administrator who was charged.”

Ohhhh nooooo…, of course none of the schools were involved!  Except one lowly administrator who is going to take the fall for all of them.

‘“There can be no separate college admission system for the wealthy and there will not be a separate criminal justice system either,’ Lelling said.  “We’re not talking about donating a building so a school is more likely to take your son or daughter, we’re talking about deception or fraud.’”

Truer words were never spoken!

But true words are spoken all of the time.

Who really believes that this is not going to keep right on happening though?

You can’t see me…, but my hand is up.

“Singer would help his clients’ children by having another individual take SAT or ACT tests on behalf of the students, officials said. Parents would allegedly pay up to $75,000 for each test and wire money to ‘charitable accounts.’”

liberal privilege

‘“Singer used the purported charitable donations from parents, at least in part, to bribe two SAT and ACT test administrators,’ court documents stated.”

“He would discuss with his clients what SAT or ACT score they desired for their children that were impressive but ‘not too impressive.’  He would then instruct Mark Riddell, of Palmetto, Florida, to take the exams for the students, or ‘replace the students’ exam responses with his own.’ Riddell had been working with Singer since 2011, documents stated.”

Beautiful…, just beautiful.

So these students didn’t think it was odd that they had SAT or ACT scores when they hadn’t even taken the test?

“In a January interview with Parade, actor William H. Macy discussed how ‘stressful’ applying to colleges had been.”

Ha!  Do tell William H.!  Tell us how stressful it has been when everything had been pre-arranged!

‘“She’s going to go to college [Macy talking about his daughter]…, we’re right now in the thick of college application time, which is so stressful,’ Macy said. ‘I am voting that once she gets accepted, she maybe takes a year off. God doesn’t let you be 18 twice…, But it’s just my opinion, and we’ll see what she wants to do, what Felicity thinks and how the chips fall.’”

What a lyin’ piece of disingenuous liberal garbage.  Yessss, we’ll just have to see what Fe-li-ci-ty wants to do.  Especially since you already knew how the “chips were going to fall.”

“Several colleges, including Yale, University of Texas and USC, released statements following Tuesday’s news conference saying they were ‘victims’ of the bribery scheme.”

Believe me…, all of these billion dollar universities are a lot of things…, but a “victim” is not one of them.

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So next time one our liberal elitist friends decides to lecture us on how to behave, who to vote for, and what to believe…, just remember who they are really looking out for…, themselves and their elitist friends.

 

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The question isn’t “are you intelligent?”  It’s “how are you “intelligent?”

The theory of multiple intelligences was started back in 1983 by Dr. Howard Gardner, a professor of education at Harvard University.

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He felt that the older beliefs about intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, were not really fair and far too limited.

Instead, Dr. Gardner proposed eight different types of intelligences to represent a wider range of interests in children and adults. These intelligences are:

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Our schools typically focus most of their attention on linguistic (reading and writing) and mathematical intelligence.  For students who happen to be naturally talented in these areas, school is fun because they are successful.  For those of us who are more talented in other areas, school can be frustrating, difficult and/or boring.

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It would be nice if we could place equal attention on individuals who show gifts in the other intelligences: the artists, architects, tradespeople, musicians, naturalists (nature, animals and or plants), designers, dancers, therapists, salespeople, entrepreneurs, and many others who enrich the world in which we live…, but that just is not the case.

Unfortunately, many students who have these gifts don’t receive much reinforcement or encouragement in school.  Many of these students, in fact, end up being labeled “learning disabled,” having “ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,” or simple as underachievers, when their unique ways of thinking and learning aren’t addressed by a heavily tilted reading/writing and mathematical curriculum and classroom.

Every teacher out there has been made aware of the theory of multiple intelligences.  But the theory of multiple intelligences and how we address multiple intelligences does not translate well when we bump up against everyday reality, which has limited money, limited time, limited teacher resources, and large class sizes.

The challenge is to change our educational way of doing things so that each child has the opportunity to learn in ways that go along with their unique minds, ways of thinking, talents and interests.

The I.Q. test was developed in 1900 by a French psychologist, Alfred Binet.  The “I.Q” test does have some value, but it does not take into account many things regarding intelligence and talents that are not easily quantifiable.

As far as our schools are concerned, “Just because everyone is ‘treated the same’ does not mean ‘everyone is being treated fairly.’”

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You can learn more about multiple intelligences and Howard Gardner at his website: http://www.howardgardner.com/

Here is a website where you can take your own multiple intelligences assessment: www.mypersonality.info

 

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“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” and so would Ben Carson’s name if he were a liberal.

According to Breanna Edwards, for Essence Magazine, “The Detroit School Board voted 6-1 last week to rename Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine.”

She goes on to say, “There was a time when Ben Carson was highly revered.  His contribution to medicine as a neurosurgeon cannot be denied.  But ever since Carson found himself working with President Donald Trump (and opening his mouth about politics in general), that admiration has largely fallen by the wayside.”

(So let me get this straight; Ben Carson was chosen by The President to be a part of his Cabinet and head The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (something Detroit has no need of, I say sarcastically), one of only 15 executive departments…, and this somehow detracted from his accomplishments and lessened his admiration?)

(Let’s do a quick review of Ben Carson’s story.  According to Biography.com, Ben Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan!!! His mother, though under-educated herself, pushed her sons to read and believe in themselves.  Carson went from being a poor student to receiving academic honors and eventually attending medical school.  As a doctor, he became director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at age 33 and earned fame for his groundbreaking work separating conjoined twins.  In 2000, the Library of Congress selected Carson as one of its “Living Legends.” The following year, CNN and Time magazine named Carson as one of the nation’s 20 foremost physicians and scientists. In 2006, he received the Spingarn Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the NAACP. In February 2008, President George W. Bush awarded Carson the Ford’s Theatre Lincoln Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  He retired from medicine in 2013, and two years later he entered politics, and made a bid to become the Republican candidate for U.S. president.  After Donald Trump was elected president, he nominated Carson to become the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development which, of course, he later became. That’s a pretty impressive resume’, and an impressive life worth celebrating in all communities, but especially in the African American community.)

So what did the Detroit school board do?  They voted last week to rename the Benjamin Carson High School of Science And Medicine.

Brilliant.  We certainly don’t want Black children, or any children for that matter, emulating someone like Ben Carson!  Why, they might end up being self-sufficient and actually take responsibility for themselves!  You know…, all of that “conservative” and “racist” ideology!

Hey!  Maybe I can be of some help here!  Let me respectfully submit some suggestions to the “honorable” Detroit School Board for potential school names.

How about the “Maxine Waters School for the Cognitively Challenged?”

Or, “Michelle Obamas Culinary Arts for Public Schools Academy?”

“Cory Booker’s Spartacus School of Self Defense?”

“President Barack Hussein Obama’s Islamic Preparatory School?”

“Sheila Jackson Lee’s School of Revisionist History?”

“Elijah Cummings Alzheimer’s Research Institute?”

Or maybe “Frederica Wilson’s School of Fashion?”

“The high school isn’t the only building that is being slated for a possible rename, however.  Earlier this year the panel approved a new policy to commemorate, name and rename school buildings and facilities, giving the board the option to change a school’s name to honor ‘individuals who have made a significant contribution to the enhancement of education.’”

The Detroit News writes: “The board also can select another name under circumstances that include when a building is newly built or redesigned, where the name no longer reflects the current student population or ‘the community of the geographic area where the school is located requests a name change that more closely aligns with the history of the locality, or information newly discovered about the current name of the school is negative in nature.’”

Among those who want Carson’s name removed from the high school, however, is LaMar Lemmons, a board member, who claimed that residents “don’t support the [Trump] administration.”

(I think Mr. Lemmons needs to be reminded that President Trump won the state of Michigan in the 2016 election, and it had been almost 30 years since a republican had won the state.)

Last week, Lemmons told the Washington Post, that having Carson’s name on the school was “synonymous with having Trump’s name on our school in blackface.”

Carson, he contended, “is doing Trump’s bidding, and he has adversely affected the African American community in Detroit as well as the nation with his housing policies.”

(Yes, Mr. Lemmons, terribly adverse effects, like the lowest Black unemployment rate in history!  That’s the lowest Black unemployment rate EVER in the history of our country! And regarding his housing policies, what President Trump basically did was lower the amount of federal money, by 9%, being used to subsidize states and cities who expect the entire country to pay for their foolishness, like Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Detroit.)

“And he’s allied himself with a president that says he is a white nationalist and sends dog whistles that even the deaf can hear,” Lemmons added.  (Or “dumb,” in your case, Mr. Lemmons!  You do get credit for using the “biased, liberal, fake news media” buzzword, “Dog whistle, however!  In my estimation, it is the Detroit School Board who are sending out “dog whistles” regarding prejudices against freedom of thought, freedom of political ideology, and the freedom of racial associations.  They are also sending out the message that you really cannot be successful or exceptional in the eyes of the Black community unless you bow down to the liberal democrat masters along the way.)

The board voted 6-1 to change the name, but that doesn’t mean that it’s going to happen.  The district is expected to have community meetings and issue surveys for each site to figure out if there is indeed any interest in renaming any facilities, and also to figure out possible new names. The results will be reported by the superintendent, who will make a final recommendation to the board.

So Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine will still be, for now, at least until next school year.

Hey, didn’t Detroit have to file for bankruptcy back in 2013?  Well, yes they did.  And actually, it was the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history.  This is what the democrats have contributed to the legacy of the city of Detroit, Michigan.

Maybe their city government should be more concerned with spending their money wisely and paying their bills as opposed to playing political games, regarding what name a school has, while running down one of the few good men that children, and the people, in Detroit have to look up to.

 

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