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Progressive victory: since 2008, Illinois has created more food-stamp recipients than jobs

Originally posted on Public Secrets:
Another mile-marker on the road to state financial collapse, courtesy of the Big Government Liberalism: Illinois’ sluggish jobs recovery is coming at a tremendous cost. For every post-recession job created in Illinois, nearly two people have enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps. In the…

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MIKE HUCKABEE TO CONSERVATIVES: ‘STOP THE FIGHT’ OVER COMMON CORE #stopcommoncore #ccss

Originally posted on Stop Common Core Illinois:
Breitbart – On Friday Fox News host and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) called on conservatives to “stop the fight” over the Common Core standards and, instead, consider the positive effects the nationalized standards might have on students in poor-performing schools. As ABC News reports, Huckabee, considered…

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Local School Board in Central Illinois Passes Anti-Common Core Resolution

Posted at Truth in American Education: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education East Peoria High School District 309, Tazewell County Illinois, request that elected State officials carefully review, question, and oppose legislation that provides further appropriations for the development, implementation, field testing, or administration of the Common Core Standards and the…