Thankful 2016

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What a great year 2016 was for me and my family! 

It started off with a bang when we had over 75 people attend our daughter’s engagement party at the first of the year. I didn’t know our home could hold that many people! We felt very honored that so many of our friends came to celebrate with us. The celebrations continued over the next couple of months leading up to their wedding in April. 

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It’s Back: The No Child Left Behind Rewrite

“States are not toddlers and the federal government is not a nanny or a parent – unless we are states united under federal dictatorship rather than a constitutional republic of United States”

Every person, especially parents, should be aware of this gross overstepping of our government. Please take the time to educate yourself on the current brainwashing our children are enduring at the hands of our federal government. It is unconstitutional for our federal government to be involved in our children’s education.

COMMON CORE

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You can’t blame people– even Congressmen themselves–  for not wanting to get involved in the current rewrite of ESEA/NCLB.  The hundreds of pages of bill language and amendments are intimidating –and boring.

But boring and intimidating or not, if we believe in “consent by the governed” then, as the governed, we must pay attention.   If we ignore what D.C.  –mostly without constituent knowledge or input –are rewriting for the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law also known as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)– we may regret it.

ESEA/NCLB is such a mangled mess.  HR5, this year’s earlier rewrite of NCLB/ESEA, was remarkably stopped in its tracks.  But now I’m worried that the new rewrite may not be better.  Here’s why.

1.)  The U.S. Constitution never gives any authority to the federal government to boss states around in educational matters.  Congress does not seem to remember…

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A List of Obama’s Constitutional Violations

I am ashamed to call this man President of America. We must all band together and fight his unconstitutional “laws” at the state level, insisting that our states follow their state constitutions. America is the land of the Free, not the land of any dictator/communist regime.

> Updated 03/10/15   “was a constitutional law professor, which means unlike the current president I actually respect the Constitution.”  Barrack Hussein Obama.  Obama took the Presidential Oath, swearing to “.. preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United Statesbut has:

  • Used Executive Action in direct opposition to the law, and unilaterally changes the law for at least five million illegal aliens; Article 1 Section 1, ALL Legislative power held by Congress; “he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed,” Article II Section 3;  Article I Section 8
  • In direct violation of ACA Law ( Section 36B ) ordered subsidies be paid under Federal Exchange.  Article. I. Section. 1; Article II, Section 3.
  • *Entered Treaty Agreement with Iran without Advice & Consent of the Senate.  No agreement (including with UN) is valid without 2/3 Senate approval.  Article II Section 2.
  • Operation Choke Point program – Direct infringement…

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