The Common Core War Of Unicorns and Crawfish

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

The Common Core And White Privilege

By A.P. Dillon This is a look at the 'experts' behind Common Core. First, let's recap the tactics used by the proponents to silence the opposition to the standards. Common Core Shutuppery So, to date, Common Core opposition have been called stupid, sad, misguided, liars, racists, conspiracy theory nuts and more for opposing the fundamentally flawed and … Continue reading The Common Core And White Privilege

I’d Like You All To Shut Up

Today I'd like you all to shut up. Yes, I just said shut up. I'd like to open with a flashback from Andrew Klavan from four years ago:   Shut Up. It's the main tactic of the Left and has been for some time now. A tactic I and others have dubbed "Shutuppery". Shutuppery, like … Continue reading I’d Like You All To Shut Up

The New Tone Of Common Core

Those of us engaged in political debate know the term 'new tone'. We're used to seeing the hyperbolic, vitriol packed statements from legislators, talking heads and the like. Seeing people called racists, bigots, terrorists and worse have increasingly filled the airwaves and have been pounded out into articles and blogs all over the internet. Sadly, … Continue reading The New Tone Of Common Core