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February 24, 2023

'Unfathomable': Florida parents, students blast DeSantis idea to nix APs

Getting rid of AP credits will hurt parents and students. My children each had 20+ hours of AP credit which helped them. DeathSantis is trying to hurt the children in Florida
https://twitter.com/Sonee333Sonny/status/1627332440061616128
https://twitter.com/Sonee333Sonny/status/1627332440061616128https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2023/02/16/desantis-advanced-placement-parents-students-college-board-international-baccalaureate/

As news zipped across Florida that the governor had threatened to eliminate Advanced Placement classes, some parents discussed moving out of the state to protect their children’s chances at a good education. And high school students, some of them enrolled in AP classes, tried to fathom what was happening.

Prisha Sherdiwala, a 17-year-old junior in Palm Harbor, Fla., is taking three AP classes this year to boost her GPA and to make her more attractive to college admissions officers, a strategy drummed into her by her school counselor. But Sherdiwala has also grown to love the strenuous environment of her AP English Literature, Chemistry and Calculus courses, despite the hours of homework each week.

“In the APs, I am surrounded by other people who enjoy the rigor,” Sherdiwala said. “And I tend to have teachers that are really well-versed in what they are teaching.” What will happen, she wants to know, if all of that goes away her senior year?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) warned Tuesday that he may withdraw state support for AP programs, intensifying his ongoing conflict with the College Board, which oversees all AP classes, including an African American studies course the DeSantis administration says leans left and lacks “educational value.” Earlier this month, the College Board said it was revising the course to eliminate lessons on Black Lives Matter and the reparations movement.

After the College Board said Florida’s criticism of its AP African American studies course amounted to “slander,” DeSantis suggested his state might drop AP classes from its schools. Instead, he said, schools could expand alternatives, such as the International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Assessment programs, which, like AP classes, permit students to earn college credit by passing an exam.
February 24, 2023

'Unfathomable': Florida parents, students blast DeSantis idea to nix APs

Getting rid of AP credits will hurt parents and students. My children each had 20+ hours of AP credit which helped them. DeathSantis is trying to hurt the children in Florida
https://twitter.com/Sonee333Sonny/status/1627332440061616128
https://twitter.com/Sonee333Sonny/status/1627332440061616128https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2023/02/16/desantis-advanced-placement-parents-students-college-board-international-baccalaureate/

As news zipped across Florida that the governor had threatened to eliminate Advanced Placement classes, some parents discussed moving out of the state to protect their children’s chances at a good education. And high school students, some of them enrolled in AP classes, tried to fathom what was happening.

Prisha Sherdiwala, a 17-year-old junior in Palm Harbor, Fla., is taking three AP classes this year to boost her GPA and to make her more attractive to college admissions officers, a strategy drummed into her by her school counselor. But Sherdiwala has also grown to love the strenuous environment of her AP English Literature, Chemistry and Calculus courses, despite the hours of homework each week.

“In the APs, I am surrounded by other people who enjoy the rigor,” Sherdiwala said. “And I tend to have teachers that are really well-versed in what they are teaching.” What will happen, she wants to know, if all of that goes away her senior year?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) warned Tuesday that he may withdraw state support for AP programs, intensifying his ongoing conflict with the College Board, which oversees all AP classes, including an African American studies course the DeSantis administration says leans left and lacks “educational value.” Earlier this month, the College Board said it was revising the course to eliminate lessons on Black Lives Matter and the reparations movement.

After the College Board said Florida’s criticism of its AP African American studies course amounted to “slander,” DeSantis suggested his state might drop AP classes from its schools. Instead, he said, schools could expand alternatives, such as the International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Assessment programs, which, like AP classes, permit students to earn college credit by passing an exam.
February 24, 2023

Alex Jones' longtime corporate attorney accused in court of making false statements

The courts in Travis County just moved into a new courthouse and for some reason are no longer livestreaming hearings. Susan Bankston told me that there was hearing yesterday that was brutal and that Mark Bankston had never seen the judge that mad. Here is what happened yesterday (according to Susan Bankston, the article has a major typo
https://twitter.com/KXAN_News/status/1628601804228378626
https://www.kxan.com/news/local/travis-county/alex-jones-longtime-corporate-attorney-accused-in-court-of-making-false-statements/?utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

The longtime corporate attorney of controversial radio host Alex Jones was taken to court Wednesday for allegations that he intentionally misrepresented Jones’ business InfoWars LLC over the course of his defamation lawsuits......

Attorney Mark Bankston, who represented two parents of a child killed at Sandy Hook, filed the motion against Eric Taube, saying Taube acted in bad faith during the lawsuit and made multiple knowingly false statements in court. Bankston said Taube should be disciplined and pay sanctions for the alleged intentionally false statements.

Bankston and his team allege Taube said in court that InfoWars, LLC, had no assets, personnel, or operations and had nothing to do with the InfoWars intellectual property.....

“We brought evidence to the court showing that [Taube] had made false statements. Under our disciplinary rules, if you make false statements to the court with intent to deceive, that’s a disbarrable offense, meaning that we allege that they shouldn’t take his law license,” Bankston said. “Further, that he should have to pay all the attorneys fees for the unnecessary work he caused to the plaintiffs.”....

The biggest problem I have is that InfoWars representatives never tell the truth,” Travis County District Cout Judge Maya Guerra Gamble said Wednesday.

According to Susan, Mark was misquoted. Mark told the judge that
"...that’s a disbarrable offense, meaning that we allege that they should take his law license"

The lawyer may have also made false statements to the bankrupty court which is a crime. This will be fun to watch
February 22, 2023

Look at the improvement President Biden has made to World confidence in US leadership

This makes me smile
https://twitter.com/oddemann/status/1624480278759571458
TFG is crying foul because Putin was not in this survey

February 22, 2023

The View suspects there is a nefarious source behind Greene's 'national divorce' outburst

MTG has someone feeding her the concept of a civil war/ national divorce of the red states from sane state.
https://twitter.com/TheTweetOfJohn/status/1628107621948604416
https://www.rawstory.com/marjorie-taylor-greene-news/

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's call for a "national divorce" alarmed panelists on "The View."

The Georgia congresswoman said red states and blue states should break apart into separate countries, and co-host Sunny Hostin wondered how much she knew about the last time that happened.

"Red states lost," Hostin said. "I think she knows that."

Alyssa Farah Griffin suspects the congresswoman's suggestion sounded like something that bubbled up from the right-wing fringes.

"It's an absurd notion, but I always caution this with Marjorie Taylor Greene," Griffin said. "She's so easy to make fun of and it's good for a laugh because it's so absurd sometimes, but the things she says are very dangerous ... this is the woman who brought us, like, and absurd things. This is actually sounded like a coherent yet terrible, terrifying thought, this national divorce. I kind of assumed it comes from someone like a Steve Bannon or some far-right thought leader. That scares me more."

"This has all the markings of someone like him," she added. "Maybe it's not him, maybe it's a Roger Stone. It was a little too coherent a thought, even though it is absurd, for Marjorie Taylor Greene."


February 22, 2023

One of Alex Jones's attorneys is representing the Proud Boys and is trying to subpoena TFG

Norm Pattis' law license was suspended by order of the Connecticut court due to release of the contents of Alex Jones phone including medical records. Pattis has appealed this ruling which is how he is able to be one of the trial attorneys for the Proud Boys. Pattis is trying to subpoena TFG to testify in the trial of the Proud Boys
https://twitter.com/Bronsays/status/1626723127932882944
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/proud-boys-lawyers-plan-subpoena-donald-trump-seditious-conspiracy-tri-rcna71082

— Defense attorneys for five Proud Boys leaders intend to call former President Donald Trump to testify as a witness in their clients’ seditious conspiracy trial.

However, it remains unclear whether their effort will succeed.

Lawyers for Joe Biggs, a Proud Boys organizer from Florida, revealed a subpoena Thursday that would compel Trump’s appearance in March and said they would seek the Justice Department’s assistance with serving Trump.

“Donald Trump called on patriots to stop the steal,” said Biggs’ lawyer Norm Pattis. “We’re calling on Donald Trump to take the stand.”

The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

I am sure that TFG will take the 5th because it would be dumb to give the DOJ the right to question him

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