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March 20, 2014 8 comments

Unless historians or other scholars can refute what Professor John Chandler Griffin has revealed Abraham Lincoln, Republican candidate for the …in Abraham Lincoln’s Execution, the history not only of the administration of the 16th President of the U.S. and his death at the hands of John Wilkes Booth will have to be rewritten, but also that of the American Civil War.

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MLA Hates Common Core

January 22, 2014 Leave a comment

MLA Hates Common Core

Accuracy in Academia ^ | January 17, 2014 | Malcolm A. Kline

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:50:27 AM by Academiadotorg

When education reforms are attacked by both the Left and Right, maybe both sides have a good point. “Looking at the language of Common Core, you find that it contains a lot of weasel-speak,” Daniel D. Hade of Penn State said at the Modern Language Association’s annual meeting in Chicago last week.

Indeed, it should be noted that the drafters of the Common Core State Standards on English Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects claim to be “internationally benchmarked.” How can you “internationally benchmark” something that by definition is tied inextricably to a particular language?

The Obama Administration’s point man promoting Common Core, U. S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, never taught, Hade pointed out in the MLA panel on “Children’s Literature and the Common Core.”

Common Core advocates claim they are “Preparing America’s Students for College & Career.” Hade calls it “education for cubicles.”

It turns out that the Common Core crafters even try to weasel out of their own pronouncements. “They developed a publisher’s guide even though they say they are leaving it up to the teacher,” Kristin McIlhagga of Michigan State University pointed out on that same panel.

In a webinar on Common Core, Amy Cox of Capstone claimed that “Every book is a Common Core book.” Yet and still, she averred that picking every book on the Common Core list is “irresponsible data collection.”

Sarah Minslow of the University of North Carolina observed that 70 percent of the recommended readings are made of informational text. Though the standards emphasize “career readiness,” Minslow argues that “jobs will change when these kids graduate.” Maybe the Common Core artists should have talked to a few newspaper reporters, or fax machine mechanics.

Nonetheless, don’t imagine that the antipathy academics are showing for Common Core is signaling a shift to the right on their part. They are not likely to show up at TEA party rallies anytime soon. “We need to form alliances with progressive groups to resist Common Core,” Hade said.

“Imagination provides something vital to progressive society,” Minslow said. “Students need to be solutions-oriented rather than problem-oriented.” She teaches a “human rights-related course” on “war and genocide in children’s literature.”

Michelle Holley Martin of the University of South Carolina, says “I live in the buckle of the Bible Belt.”

She remembered that “one of my evaluations at my last university read, ‘I appreciate all this multicultural literature but can we read real literature too?’”

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Abraham Lincoln’s Execution .: Knowledge Base… “Unless historians or other scholars can refute what Professor John Chandler Griffin has revealed in Abraham Lincoln’s Execution, the history not only of the administration of the 16th President of the U.S. and his death at the hands of John Wilkes Booth will have to be rewritten, but also that of the American Civil War….The original plan of Confederate Secret Service member Booth and his co-conspirators was not to kill Lincoln, but rather to abduct him, transport him to…….”

June 4, 2013 1 comment

Unless historians or other scholars can refute what Professor John Chandler Griffin has revealed in Abraham Lincoln’s Execution, the history not only of the administration of the 16th President of the U.S. and his death at the hands of John Wilkes Booth will have to be rewritten, but also that of the American Civil War.

 

English: John Wilkes Booth.

English: John Wilkes Booth. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

Griffin, professor emeritus at the University of South Carolina, has revisited what happened in the 1860’s for two basic purposes: first, to demonstrate that members of Lincoln’s cabinet were implicated with the Confederate Secret Service in the murder of Lincoln (which is why Griffin calls it an execution in lieu of an assassination); and, second, to demolish the standard mythology re the character of Lincoln and his motives in instigating the military action that metastasized into all-out civil war.

 

 

 

 

 

Rather than “The Great Emancipator,” Lincoln appears in Griffin’s book as “The Great Dictator.” Blocking the South’s secession in order to establish and maintain a centralized government, Griffin writes, was the true motive behind Lincoln’s instigation of civil war, and not the elimination of slavery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In fact, Griffin documents, Lincoln repeatedly expressed his view of whites as superior to blacks, opposed equal rights for them, wrote to Illinois legislators that “eliminating every black person from American soil would be a glorious consummation,” appropriated taxpayer money to fund his plan to export freed slaves to a variety of countries; and, despite his famous Emancipation Proclamation, engaged in manipulations so that only slaves in the south would be freed and not those in the north. Lincoln’s prejudices also showed up, Griffin points out, in Lincoln’s support of the war on American Indians unwilling to move to reservations, resulting in their systematic extermination.

 

At the root of the South’s rebellion was the North’s bleeding the southern economy through exorbitant tariffs on goods that had to be purchased from northern industries. Because many influential northerners were adamantly opposed to military action to stop the rebellion, Lincoln waited until Congress was not in session to use the outbreak of hostilities at Fort Sumter to initiate an all-out war, according to Griffin. Lincoln then proceeded to declare martial law, suspended the writ of habeas corpus, ordered the imprisonment without trial of thousands of northern citizens opposed to war, ordered the jailing of newspaper editors and publishers opposing his actions and then had their operations shut down and their buildings burned, and initiated a host of other illegal and unconstitutional acts.

 

Once war was in full swing, Lincoln enabled well-to-do families to keep their sons out of the conflict by paying $300 per youngster to the government in return for exemption from service. So it was that the Union army’s enlisted ranks consisted mostly of poor whites and blacks willing to fight.

 

Support for Lincoln from hardline Republicans collapsed, Griffin explains, when it became clear that Lincoln opposed their vision of Union military victory resulting in a centralized government’s using its power to confiscate southerners’ property and enrich northern mercantilists by reducing southerners to vassals of their conquerors. Instead, looking toward a future election with southern as well as northern support, Lincoln laid out a plan for reconstruction of the South with fully restored voting rights. At that point, in the scenario Griffin presents, plans were formulated – especially by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton and Vice President Andrew Johnson – to get rid of Lincoln.

 

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Abraham Lincoln, Republican candidate for the presidency, 1860 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Abraham Lincoln’s Execution .: Knowledge Base… (“Unless historians or other scholars can refute what Professor John Chandler Griffin has reveale in Abraham Lincoln’s Execution, the history not only of the administration of the 16th President of the U.S. and his death at the hands of John Wilkes Booth will have to be rewritten, but also that of the American Civil War.”) « AMERICAN BLOGGER: GUNNY.G ~ WEBLOG.EMAIL

January 11, 2013 2 comments

Unless historians or other scholars can refute what Professor John Chandler Griffin has reveale in Abraham Lincoln’s Execution, the history not only of the administration of the 16th President of the U.S. and his death at the hands of John Wilkes Booth will have to be rewritten, but also that of the American Civil War.

 

English: John Wilkes Booth.

English: John Wilkes Booth. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

Griffin, professor emeritus at the University of South Carolina, has revisited what happened in the 1860’s for two basic purposes: first, to demonstrate that members of Lincoln’s cabinet were implicated with the Confederate Secret Service in the murder of Lincoln (which is why Griffin calls it an execution in lieu of an assassination); and, second, to demolish the standard mythology re the character of Lincoln and his motives in instigating the military action that metastasized into all-out civil war.

 

Rather than “The Great Emancipator,” Lincoln appears in Griffin’s book as “The Great Dictator.” Blocking the South’s secession in order to establish and maintain a centralized government, Griffin writes, was the true motive behind Lincoln’s instigation of civil war, and not the elimination of slavery. In fact, Griffin documents, Lincoln repeatedly expressed his view of whites as superior to blacks, opposed equal rights for them, wrote to Illinois legislators that “eliminating every black person from American soil would be a glorious consummation,” appropriated taxpayer money to fund his plan to export freed slaves to a variety of countries; and, despite his famous Emancipation Proclamation, engaged in manipulations so that only slaves in the south would be freed and not those in the north. Lincoln’s prejudices also showed up, Griffin points out, in Lincoln’s support of the war on American Indians unwilling to move to reservations, resulting in their systematic extermination.

 

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On Matthews’ Hard Ball, David Corn says Rush Limbaugh is “inviting John Wilkes Booth…”

January 11, 2013 Leave a comment

On Matthews’ Hard Ball, David Corn says Rush Limbaugh is “inviting John Wilkes Booth…”

watching MSNBC‘s Hardball | January 11, 2013 | Seizethecarp

Posted on Friday, January 11, 2013 5:46:16 PM by Seizethecarp

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Chris Matthews opened Hardball with video from the past two days of Jim Yeager, Alex Jones and Rush Limbaugh defending the second amendment. David Corn says Rush is “inviting John Wilkes Booth…” Matthews says Rush should know better.

English: John Wilkes Booth.

English: John Wilkes Booth. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Matthews also introduced the segment (usually rebroadcast at 7:00 PM EST) by saying he was “going to nut country” and said that was a quote from JFK just before he went to Dallas for the last time.

Right before Hardball, Martin Bashir said that the report that the armed officer assigned to the school that were the latest shooting occurred wasn’t there because he was snowed-in “proves” that armed officers at schools are not the solution.

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Abraham Lincoln’s Execution .: Knowledge Base « CITIZEN.BLOGGER.1984+ GUNNY.G BLOG.EMAIL

August 30, 2012 30 comments

 

Unless historians or other scholars can refute what Professor John Chandler Griffin has revealed Abraham Lincoln, Republican candidate for the …in Abraham Lincoln’s Execution, the history not only of the administration of the 16th President of the U.S. and his death at the hands of John Wilkes Booth will have to be rewritten, but also that of the American Civil War.

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Abraham Lincoln’s Execution .: Knowledge Base

August 27, 2012 5 comments

 

Unless historians or other scholars can refute what Professor John Chandler Griffin has revealed

 

Abraham Lincoln, Republican candidate for the ...

Abraham Lincoln, Republican candidate for the presidency, 1860 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

in Abraham Lincoln’s Execution, the history not only of the administration of the 16th President of the U.S. and his death at the hands of John Wilkes Booth will have to be rewritten, but also that of the American Civil War.

 

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