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The Missing Tweets from the Obama Twitter Townhall
You Tube ^ | 7/8/11 | RobtKraft/GrannyJan

Posted on 07/08/2011 8:16:31 PM PDT by vrwc54

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TOPICS: Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: iowahawk; jonahgoldberg; lame; obama; twittertownhall

1 posted on 07/08/2011 8:16:37 PM PDT by vrwc54
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To: vrwc54

I love him saying....”Make sure there are computers in the classrooms.....and that they work” Like duh!!!!


2 posted on 07/08/2011 8:23:23 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

I would argue that computers have no place in the classroom K-12.


3 posted on 07/08/2011 8:27:06 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: vrwc54

after this clip, I am so glad I didn’t waste my time watching the actual event. What a bore. The dude sitting in the other chair looks so awkward. What a mess of an event.


4 posted on 07/08/2011 8:29:35 PM PDT by ilgipper ( political rhetoric is no substitute for competence (Thomas Sowell))
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To: gorush
I would argue that computers have no place in the classroom K-12.

I would argue that with the advent of the computer, and the internet, there's little or no need for the classroom.

5 posted on 07/08/2011 8:31:07 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (The tea party was and is about the right to govern ourselves, according to natural right.)
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To: Sacajaweau

I thought that all his tweets would be handled by his “peeps”, however, with this response I know it is coming directly from dumbass Obama directly.


6 posted on 07/08/2011 8:32:21 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: ilgipper

It was better than Ambien. The Twitter guy almost made Barry look masculine.


7 posted on 07/08/2011 8:33:54 PM PDT by vrwc54
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To: EternalVigilance

The computer doesn’t teach anyone how to think, it is merely a tool for research. As good as that may be, relying on it to teach youngsters is foolish.


8 posted on 07/08/2011 8:37:30 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

I don’t need leftist NEA members to teach my kids how to think. They already know how to do that, even the ones who are under five years of age.


9 posted on 07/08/2011 8:39:15 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (The tea party was and is about the right to govern ourselves, according to natural right.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Not what I’m saying. Schools should be run at the township level of government...and townships would hire teachers far more accountable to the parents within the township than the present system where the Feds have some sort of unconstitutional say in the matter.


10 posted on 07/08/2011 8:44:58 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

That’s the way it used to be. That’s what the school board is for. The board members (parents) used to be the ones to determine curriculum...now it’s the state/federal governments. THEREIN LIES THE RUB!


11 posted on 07/08/2011 8:47:14 PM PDT by bannie ("The gov't that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.")
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To: gorush
I say no computers before 6th grade....and that's based on the assumption that they have mastered the 3 R's.

And stop the "You all MUST take a second language."

12 posted on 07/08/2011 8:49:09 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: bannie

Exactly!


13 posted on 07/08/2011 8:51:25 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Sacajaweau

Computers are an unnecessary expense for township schools. Kids learn better without them. Computers are a great technology and thinking kids will master them quickly when they need to...teach them to think first.


14 posted on 07/08/2011 8:56:17 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

Great. But big barns to herd the kids into to institutionalize them are still obsolete.


15 posted on 07/08/2011 8:57:52 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (The tea party was and is about the right to govern ourselves, according to natural right.)
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To: EternalVigilance

I’m certainly in favor of homeschooling before even the township schools....but the need for homeschooling would be far less evident when townships were providing education with NO outside (read County, State or Federal) intervention.


16 posted on 07/08/2011 9:04:11 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: vrwc54

ping


17 posted on 07/08/2011 9:14:08 PM PDT by unkus (God Bless and keep all those who fight for good, and may God confound all those who work for evil.)
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To: EternalVigilance

At least no snow days


18 posted on 07/08/2011 9:14:32 PM PDT by mel
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To: EternalVigilance

At least no snow days


19 posted on 07/08/2011 9:14:37 PM PDT by mel
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To: gorush
The computer doesn’t teach anyone how to think, it is merely a tool for research. As good as that may be, relying on it to teach youngsters is foolish.

Well, relying on the brain-dead union-thug teachers to teach critical thinking is equally foolish.

This sounds like a job for the parents...or the prisons.

20 posted on 07/08/2011 9:14:37 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Yup.


21 posted on 07/08/2011 9:17:13 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

I bet Steve Jobs was somewhere grinning


22 posted on 07/08/2011 9:43:15 PM PDT by RMFC
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To: RMFC

Bookmark


23 posted on 07/08/2011 10:02:05 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: vrwc54
Totally useless grandstanding.
If I had kids in school, I would make sure they got remedial counterpropaganda instruction as regular as clockwork.
24 posted on 07/08/2011 10:04:33 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: vrwc54

nice


25 posted on 07/08/2011 10:35:48 PM PDT by BallparkBoys (Rush is the Jack Bauer of American politics)
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To: EternalVigilance

“I don’t need leftist NEA members to teach my kids how to think. They already know how to do that, even the ones who are under five years of age.”

The problem is that schools used to teach kids analysis and critical thinking, which they need to learn just as we did. Now, schools at all levels are made up of the Lefties you mentioned, and instead of teaching kids HOW to analyze and critically think (for themselves), these shameful (but powerful) “teachers” are telling kids WHAT to think.

Big difference.


26 posted on 07/08/2011 11:04:48 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: gorush

“I would argue that computers have no place in the classroom K-12.”

What are you, some kind of Neanderthal? The teachers will TAKE YOUR HEAD OFF if you say that in public.

For if you get rid of computers, teachers will actually have to teach...something they’re generally unable to do these days, due to their ideological handicaps.


27 posted on 07/09/2011 1:21:05 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: Sacajaweau

“And stop the “You all MUST take a second language.” “

I’m ok with the second language part...otherwise how would half of the kids learn English?


28 posted on 07/09/2011 1:23:04 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: BobL

TRUE STORY!We’ve had middle school kids come into our district that spoke no English. They were proficient in Spanish. They were put in a French class because state regs said they had to be in a foreign language class. Go figure !


29 posted on 07/09/2011 3:04:02 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: Renegade

LOL...there’s a LOT MORE of that (i.e., non-English primary instruction) going on than Americans are led to believe.

We would be HORRIFIED if we found out just how much.


30 posted on 07/09/2011 3:37:56 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: gorush

“Computers are an unnecessary expense for township schools. Kids learn better without them. Computers are a great technology and thinking kids will master them quickly when they need to...teach them to think first.”

But how is Apple going to get paid back for all their support of Obama and the gay agenda?


31 posted on 07/09/2011 4:32:21 AM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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To: EternalVigilance

I would argue that with the advent of the computer, and the internet, there’s little or no need for the classroom.

You are absolutely correct. Check out this TED video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk60sYrU2RU


32 posted on 07/09/2011 5:12:19 AM PDT by gunsmithkat (There is no such thing as Too Many Guns)
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To: vrwc54

Funny..


33 posted on 07/09/2011 6:12:43 AM PDT by EmilyGeiger
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To: gunsmithkat
The video was excellent.

I just completed two webinars, mandatory education for my license. The courses were excellent. The "teacher" became the monitor. The interaction and connection to the subject remains the driving force.

My problem is: In every case where I have met the child, they lack social interaction skills....there are no sports, no music....I'm not sure they'll make it in the USA.

34 posted on 07/09/2011 6:35:59 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: gunsmithkat

Whoops...My post is referring to home schooled (via computer) children.


35 posted on 07/09/2011 6:37:12 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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