By A.P. Dillon A few weeks ago, I wrote about the new HUD rule, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH): This rule is basically forced economic integration. It’s making sure everyone gets their ‘fair share’ — or in this case, their fair house as determined by HUD. This is the federal government engaged in social engineering, the consequences of … Continue reading Big Brother For Social Justice
By A.P. Dillon Ignorance of history is alive and well in America. With no end in sight, the outrage industry has jumped the shark nationwide over the Confederate flag. The rest of the country isn't fairing much better as D.C. residents called for the removal of the Jefferson Memorial and Confederate memorials continue to be vandalized despite … Continue reading Confederate Flag Shark Jumping: Digging Up Corpses In Tennessee
By A.P. Dillon Imagine what it would be like to not be able to choose where you want to live, raise your children or retire. Imagine the government has decided for you. Imagine a federal agency who can dictate where and what type of housing can be built based on race, ethnicity and 'economic fairness'. Imagine … Continue reading Through AFFH, The Capitol Will Have Its Way With Panem
By A.P. Dillon Judicial Watch has been instrumental in following the paper trail with regards to the Benghazi scandal. According to Judicial Watch this week, "The new documents show that the Obama administration engaged domestic and foreign Islamist groups and foreign nationals to push the Internet video narrative." Judicial Watch issued a statement this week with an … Continue reading Clinton’s Benghazi Email Circus
By A.P. Dillon I don't know about anyone else, but I just can't read another "so and so bans Confederate flag" story. Granted, it's an ugly piece, but it's still part of our nation's history. What sickens me is how the media has been leading the charge against a flag instead of the person who used it … Continue reading The Path Of Predetermination
By A.P. Dillon One can't watch a simple news broadcast these days without being hit in the face by the Outrage Industry. Whatever happened to that 'new tone'? All we seem to have these days is shutuppery. What used to be hyperbolic umbrage reserved for public figures and politicians, is now taking aim at regular citizens … Continue reading The ‘Outrage Industry’ Ties To Education
By A.P. Dillon In North Carolina, I'm known by many as the 'Stop Common Core lady' and with good reason. I've been fighting Common Core every single day and have written over 1,300 articles on Common Core in various places (including my personal blog and here at Da Tech Guy) over the course of the last … Continue reading How I Spent Common Core’s 5th Birthday
By A.P. Dillon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina just announced a big rate hike. The reason? Obamacare. Grandfathered plans will see a double-digit hike around 13.5%, but those who have plans transitioned under Obamacare are going to have a coronary. Their rates will jump anywhere from 19.2% to 25.7%. "Affordable HealthCare Act". 'A … Continue reading Gee, BCBS of NC Hikes Rates Due To Obamacare
By A.P. Dillon Well, it would appear that an education outfit threw over $225k to Hillary Clinton for a speaking engagement back in March, 2014. Hillary Clinton Paid $225k by Jeb Bush's Education Company for speaking engagement https://t.co/LhU3LrBcmB #NoJeb #NoHillary — A.P. Dillon - LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) May 26, 2015 The article is short, go read it. … Continue reading Hillary Made $225K Off Jeb Bush Tied Ed Group
By A.P. Dillon Last week, I wrote about the assault on boyhood in my column, Boy, Interrupted. This week's column is an extension of this topic highlighting the Boy Scouts, hence the title. The assault on Boyhood has many forms. Here's an example via the Washington Times: The Boy Scouts of America, an organization with semi-military … Continue reading Boy Scouts, Interrupted.
By A.P. Dillon For quite some time now I've been watching the assault on boyhood. I've been kicking around observations of how boys are being treated in school, how other parents treat their children, the realities of having sons and considering the lives of my own sons. A recent PJ Media video, Boyhood Under Attack: Why Boys … Continue reading Boys, Interrupted
By A.P. Dillon Question: On what planet do people complain about a $400 million surplus and paying off $2.8 billion in unemployment insurance debt that was racked up by a former governor? Answer: On Planet NC Democrat. One state legislator compared North Carolina's budget to 'state sponsored eugenics'. The same legislator just couldn't be happy until they played the … Continue reading The Exploding NC Democrat Heads
By A.P. Dillon Most of the conversation this week has been about the Baltimore Riots. I'm not going to add to that well-traveled path today. I want to direct your attention to my home state of North Carolina. When I first started writing at Da Tech Guy, I did a series of articles centering on North … Continue reading Dark Money On The Left Targets North Carolina
By A.P. Dillon If you've followed the Common Core debate over the last two to three years, one thing has been clear: Supporters of the standards can be relied on to mock opponents. The display of 'new tone', or shutuppery as I call it, has been very visible. Examples range from the Secretary of Education and … Continue reading The Common Core War Of Unicorns and Crawfish
By A.P. Dillon Common Core and the high-stakes tests associated with it continue to see enormous backlash nationwide. In former Senator Hillary Clinton's New York, two bills have been filed to allow for parents to opt out of the tests, however parents aren't waiting for state approvals and are opting their children out at an incredible … Continue reading The Clinton Core Standards
By A.P. Dillon We're just a four months into 2015 and already candidates are throwing their hats into the ring for 2016 nationwide and locally. Here in North Carolina, we've got two candidates who launched campaigns this week. Both are running as Republicans and both are vying for seats currently held by Republicans. Perhaps North Carolina … Continue reading GOP Primary Challengers Rise In NC
By A.P. Dillon In New York, the energy from the movement by parents to opt their children out of standardized testing and push back against one-size-fits-all reforms like Common Core is fueling the same fights in the rest of the states. What is going on in New York and elsewhere is not just a fight about … Continue reading From The Mouths Of Our Children To Ed Reformers Ears
By A.P. Dillon "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." - Voltaire What does your higher education dollar buy these days? Let's take a campus tour. At Columbia in New York, you can take classes on Occupy. At Berkeley in California, students want a building to be named after one … Continue reading What does your higher education dollar buy these days?
By A.P. Dillon For the last two weeks, I've been keeping track of the Hillary email scandal, including her upholding of the level of transparency we've come to know from the Obama administration and the media's reactions. After weeks of badgering by the press on the legality of her private email server, it is looking like the … Continue reading Laws Are For The Little People At State Dept.
By A.P. Dillon Last week, we learned that Hillary Clinton is following in the transparency footsteps of the Obama administration. The revelation that Clinton had been using a personal email account hosted out of her home led to a media firestorm, culminating in Clinton being forced to hold a press conference this week. The President and … Continue reading Are You Ready For Hillary’s Emails?