Monday, May 7, 2012

It's all the same, only the names will change

It's all the same, only the names will change
Everyday it seems we're wasting away
Another place where the faces are so cold
I'd drive all night just to get back home.
- Bon Jovi


Almost exclusively Black Clayton County (Georgia) loses its accreditation in 2009.

We could have been on Mars...
The Atlanta Public School (APS) scandal of 2011, perhaps the biggest academic scandal in America. 83 percent of those enrolled in APS are Black. The Atlanta Journal Constitution investigates other school systems - almost all majority Black- and finds massive cheating going on across the nation.

The city leaders in almost exclusively Black Memphis voted to dissolve Memphis City Schools (an insolvent system), and merge with the county:
About 85% of students in the city are African-American, and about 87% are considered "low-income," according to court records. By contrast, many schools in the mostly suburban county have a majority of white, middle-class students. 
The county had resisted the merger and had filed a federal lawsuit, worried about the added responsibility of funding the city schools in a weak economy. Under the judge's ruling, Shelby County officials will now be responsible for funding both systems.
Kansas City School District (another majority Black district) lost its accreditation in late 2011.

Detroit Public Schools (home to the lowest scoring students in America) was taken over by the state of Michigan in 2010. At 88 percent Black, every student eats a free lunch courtesy of you, the taxpayer. Plans for this takeover were started in 1999.

Philadelphia and Washington D.C. are under intense scrutiny for "miracle" test gains that stretch the credulity of those who privately know the findings of The Bell Curve to be true, but publicly know that giving credence to this racist screed would be career suicide.

But it is in Birmingham City Schools (located in Jefferson County, Alabama, which recently declared the biggest municipal bankruptcy in American history) that a new low has been reached. Birmingham City Schools are 98 percent Black - yes, you read that correctly: 98 percent of students are Black! - and routinely battle with Detroit Public Schools for the worst test scores in America. In 2010, The Birmingham News reported:
Fifty-one schools in the Birmingham metro area -- including 31 Birmingham city schools -- are chronic failures, according to a list created by the state under new federal guidelines. 
Alabama has 264 "persistently low-achieving" schools, defined by a formula that factored in standardized reading and math test scores, graduation rates and other data from the past three years. 
All of the schools on the list serve poor populations and either receive federal Title I funds or are eligible for them. Title I funds are given to schools that have a high poverty level, where at least 35 percent of students participate in the free and reduced-price lunch program. 
The list includes 31 schools in Birmingham, six in Jefferson County, all four Tarrant schools, all three Midfield schools, three in Fairfield, two in Bessemer, one in Leeds and one in Shelby County. Birmingham has more failing schools than any other district in the state, including Mobile, which has more than twice as many students and 10 schools on the list. 
"We have more Title I schools than any other school system, so of course we have more schools on that list," said Claudia Williams, chief academic officer for Birmingham City Schools.
On April 14, 2012, Tommy Bice - Alabama superintendent of education - assumed control of Birmingham City Schools from one of the most corrupt organs in all of America, the incredibly Black Birmingham Board of Education.

Remember, 98 percent of the students in Birmingham City Schools are Black. 85 percent of these students receive a free lunch at school.

The dysfunction of those in charge of the systems (all of these mentioned above were run by Black people before adults stepped in to takeover) that have come under intense scrutiny is mirrored in the poor academic performance of their Black children.

This is a snapshot of America in 2012. If one of these schools systems was failing, blaming Black people   wouldn't be prudent. But because Detroit is not an anomaly; because Birmingham, Memphis, Atlanta, Kansas City, Houston, D.C., Philadelphia, and many other districts are faltering... well, it's all the same.

Only the names will change.

The world is preparing for a post-American order; we're still busy trying to find a way to close the racial gap in learning, without understanding that nature isn't inclined to lend a helping hand to see this delusional goal come to fruition.

No matter what Teach for America hopes to accomplish, nature will always come crashing back to bust up the education party.

77 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ex New Yorker here...When I lived in the NYC all the cops dreaded three o'clock in the afternoon. They all had different names for it "crime time...prime time"...etc. At 3 o'clock was when the city let the animals out of school.

rjp said...

"We have more Title I schools than any other school system, so of course we have more schools on that list," said Claudia Williams, chief academic officer for Birmingham City Schools.

Even thought the name doesn't fit I was sure I would see a picture of Claudia Williams that resolved that she was black. She is not.

She is just a failure as she equates being poor with being stupid and that money can transform retarded to intelligent.

She doesn't have a clue, she just likes having a nice title and receiving a 6 figure paycheck.

She is no better than the people she worked for in her milking of the country.

Anonymous said...

My first private practice job as an anesthesiologist was at a small hospital in Birmingham. I was the sole MD with a couple CRNAs and a relief MD for vacations. This hospital had a mostly black patient population, and staff, and because they were almost all Medicaid/Medicare dependent, and due to mismanagement and embezzling, the hospital closed within a year of my arrival and I moved on to a more rural job in an area with a 98% white population where, as expected, reimbursements increased accordingly.

While working in Birmingham, I lived in Liberty Park; a subdivision in, the majority white, Vestavia Hills. This suburb, along with Mountain Brook and Hoover, were a breath of fresh air and a stark contrast to the rundown, downtown, diverse Birmingham area. At the time, Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook were in constant competition for the honor of having the top rated schools in the country. This was about eight years ago and I don't know how much the black undertow has affected these areas, but, at that time, I was proud to call Vestavia my home. No suprise that the burbs could no longer support downtown, as major businesses, and their tax revenue, were running for the hills, even then. Truly sad.

Anonymous said...

You should do a article on the City of Buffalo public schools. The teachers are being held accountable when the blacks don't want to even attend classes.

Dan said...

Wasn't Birmingham Alabama a first rate city once upon a time?

Anonymous said...

I went to a Target yesterday, only out of sheer need for some specific items. A negroe was having car trouble... not a flat tire, that would be too easy. Jontavius forgot to put the lugs on tight and the whole tire had come off the wheel well right in front of the entrance. To make it even more entertaining, one got out and started directing traffic. He looked like a clown having a seizure.

This is one of the reasons I would rather burn half a tank of gas to go to a store in a white neighborhood. It just makes good sense. Every once in awhile I slip --- and I think eh just this once, I will go to the closest one, I'll be in and out no problem.

Nope!!!! I get shtup'd every time. Never fails. Even during off times.

If there be dragons, I will slay them. If there be negroes, I'll be another 45 minutes, don't wait up.

Anonymous said...

Yep. It was called "segregation", and it worked.

I don't know about the rest of you, but when judging folks on the content of their character, I find a much more virulent hate and contempt than I would likely have found had I just stopped at hating them for the color of their skin. It seems like it would be much easier to tolerate them if I didn't actually have to encounter them. It isn't racism. It's self-preservation driven by experience and knowledge.

Anonymous said...

Anyone who quotes Bon Jovi is a cool guy.

xthred said...

Natural slaves.

Hannibal said...

Bob Strait, whose wife was murdered by a black, died from his injuries in the same attack.

http://www.newson6.com/global/story.asp?s=18148289

Bogolyubski said...

This is actually a very under-reported aspect of BRA, even in the alt-right blogosphere. There is a pattern emerging in the numerous cases of economic implosion brought about by BRA. The "solution" to such fiscal disaster is to kick the financial black-hole up to the next governmental level, so that the blood-funnels can be inserted into pocketbooks of white taxpayers for the next infusion to feed the monster whose hunger is insatiable.

Note what the courts, state and country officials did with Memphis: merged the failed city district with that of the neighboring county. Or with Detroit, where taxpayers in Michigan's UP and elsewhere in the state get bled for more money to be tossed into the unquenchable all-consuming fire of BRA. It's a financial 'Hell Night' - on steroids.

Note also the complete lack of opposition to such outrageous transfer of debts and obligations on the part of the lying Repuke 'party of small government' politicos. Let them collapse completely!

Zenster said...

It sure seems as though the academic world has its own form of "universalism", similar to that of most modern Christian churches.

It manifests in an unshakable belief that all public school students will be going on to attend college or university.

Needless to say (then why say it?), a huge number of today's pupils will not be getting higher educations and an even larger portion of Black stoonts will live out their entire lives uncontaminated by even so much as a GED.

Public schools, especially those with a large percentage of Blacks, would do well to provide vocational training like there once used to be back when "shop" classes were taught as a matter of course. A Black child who graduates from high school knowing how to solder or follow a recipe has a much better chance of succeeding than one who has struggled and failed at reading "Beowulf".

Anonymous said...

Just a minor correction: I notice you put the Houston schools in the same category as Birmingham, Memphis, Detroit, etc. The Houston Independent School District certainly is low performing but it's got a different set of problems - it's 62% hispanic and bursting at the seams with the children of illegals. Hispanics are becoming a larger percentage each year of the total.

Anonymous said...

I think what these schools need to do is teach a single, daily, eight-hour class called "working in a factory."

Not everybody needs to learn algebra and read The Great Gatsby or whatever. Teach 'em some basic life skills like how a checking account works and how to cook dinner, that sort of stuff, and then let them do something useful. They'd be happier about it too.

Anonymous said...

Yes Dan it was.

Anonymous said...

What, Superman hasn't arrived yet?

Keep waiting ...

Anonymous said...

Keep it up. Keep going. This country is in dire need of the truth. I am a former educator who has worked in DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Every thing you have written is spot on. This country needs to get back to segregation before we are infected by the morass of the negro culture.

You can paint a turd gold, but it is still a turd underneath.

Anonymous said...

ENOUGHIS ENOUGH. When will America's tax payers revolt against having to continually prop a parasitic segment of society? Just as too many ticks on a dog will eventually sicken a dog to its death, too many useless "takers" will spell death for American society.

W74 said...

...test gains that stretch the credulity of those who privately know the findings of The Bell Curve to be true, but publicly know that giving credence to this racist screed would be career suicide.

I think a lot of teachers are waking up to this. With newspapers and TV news media around the country constantly blaming everyone BUT the kids for school failures, especially placing blame on the teachers, is causing a lot of educators to wake up and examine not only what the problem is but why they're there at all.

Blame administration, blame politicians, blame (perceived lack of) funding, blame the parents, heck even blame the teachers but how dare you ever place fault upon the child his or herself for their own performance in school! Are there bad people in all the categories above? Sure, but most are dedicated to their jobs and educators know this.

I surmise that more than a few are waking up because of the blame game. By playing the blame game at all BRA is going to lose, they were better off not playing. The outflow of teachers from Baltimore city schools once they're finished their contracts (usually teachers out of college suckered into the system in exchange for free tuition) and who move out into the counties are an indication of this.

There is no better way to give an FU to BRA than for an educator to say "You got me. I came, I saw, I really really tried. But nothing I can possibly do will help these kids. They will destroy themselves with or without my efforts. It is better for me, therefore, to take them elsewhere."

SKIP said...

Just FYI, I am in Kandahar, Afghanistan after more than 2 years in the higher mountains but want you to know that when I come to work, the first thing, I MEAN the first thing I do on my laptop is open up to SBPDL! Starts my day off perfectly considering the POCs I work with. Over here, the military term for POC is "point of contact" to us, it is PERSON OF COLOR and we can use that term to mean blacks and get away with it. The military is EXTREMELY MULTICULTURAL where blacks are concerned...disgusting.

Anonymous said...

Man found shot on downtown street



By Mike Morris


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

8:09 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A man was shot in the leg Tuesday morning near the intersection of Courtland and Pine streets downtown, Atlanta police said.

The man, who was shot once, was found lying in the middle of Courtland Street around 6 a.m.

Atlanta police Lt. Michael Ablan told the AJC that the man, whose name has not been released, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

Detectives were canvassing the area for witnesses, but had no suspects, Ablan said.

The shooting happened near the Occupy Atlanta encampment across from the Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter.

W74 said...

The military is EXTREMELY MULTICULTURAL where blacks are concerned...disgusting.

You need to get into special operations, (not sure if you're in the Army, AF, Navy, or MC) any field within SOF would do just fine...or just get the F out and use your GI bill to go to college.

Once even the slightest vetting process is implemented, even with very basic but clear-cut requirements, blacks drop out like flies. Give them even slightly stringent requirements and most won't even attempt to accomplish them. The reason blacks don't sign up to become Green Berets or SEALs is because they know by and large that if the standards are upheld they won't make it.

I think that has been covered here extensively.

The 1-2% that do make it are usually part of the decent few, and they know they're a super minority in SOF and don't cause trouble. Their incentive once they get in the door is to not look bad and not F it up for their peers. To be honest Asians and Latinos do extremely well in SOF, and the latinos are usually the better sort who're (perhaps they're White-Hispanics) brave and dedicated to the job. Perhaps there's a little something of El Cid in their veins.


I wouldn't encourage any young men to join the military today (I got a lot out of it, I saved some money and am now receiving a truly good education right now.) because the downside risk is too great in these times. We're fighting wars for the Neocons and Socialists (same thing) in line with the ZOG and bought by international banking cartel. However, having said that, for God's sake if you do join avoid joining some of the more minority infested branches. Mechanics (not the good kind of latinos and some White guys), SUPPLY (almost exclusively black sprinkled with a few poor souls who didn't know that fact) and Artillery (ditto), are probably the worst three at least within the Army.

Anonymous said...

Welcome to New Orleans: The Chocolate City

Anonymous said...

The blacks have stolen so many of our great American cities from us Whites, the people who built them with their blood, sweat, tears, and love. Blacks have turned the cities in the US into hunting grounds for easy prey and a means to easy access for government funds all paid for by Whites.
We are now confined to our suburbs around the cities where we venture in occasionally and somewhat fearfully for a progame as it would be racissss to build a stadium where Whites would not have to venture into black cities.
It's all sickening and I can easily ascertain what will soon happen with this as it's all unsustainable.

10mm AUTO said...

"It manifests in an unshakable belief that all public school students will be going on to attend college or university."

This is exactly right Zenster! Leaving aside for the moment all the other problems the negroid has, such as criminality, violence and cruelty. Their school has become a youth torture chamber. It becomes a terrible kind of torture, where negroid pups are instructed in every type of medium (newspapers, magazines, Professional Journals and Academic papers and TV) to "Go To College!"

Why?

Because that is What Whites Do(TM). The education for negroids is never tailored to them to teach them how to simply maintain their lives. High school insists that it must exist to prepare higher I.Q. students for a life in an Advanced Society that regards High School as mere stepping stone. Negroids are NEVER going to get there and it is an evil punishment to constantly berate them to do so. I would be interested in what grade level negroids really break off and begin to focus on other things, because it might give a clue as to both what level negroids are really operating at and how trade schools could be tailored for them.

Liberals are so dense on this subject that they simply can't even see the argument. As regulations and taxes increase, opening even a small business becomes such a regulatory burden such that you need a fairly high I.Q. to even know what type of help you need (Accounting, legal structure, etc). Thus, over time, the type of man necessary to open such a business and succeeded becomes a smaller and smaller segment of the right hand side of the I.Q. curve. No longer can a guy of 90 I.Q. open a Pub or a smoke shop or a garage, because the skills and knowledge to stay open in a complex regulatory environment require higher and higher I.Q. to be successful. Negros are no where near this level, so the businesses that open in their "communities" are owned by those who outstrip them, even though for many of them they are operating in a foreign language and culture!

This is just general business environment, let alone any type of Academic pursuit or engineering specialty. Paul has pointed out the "Magic Negro" phenomena and it is pushed in every TV show and Movie. It is sickness in our society that we feel we have to pet the head of the negroids in entertainment so they feel relevant!

They are truly "Africans in America". The few high functioning ones run apologetic interference for the vast majority of Low I.Q. negroids. DWL lash and blame everyone in reach; teachers, teaching methods, tests, even school buildings for the black failure.

Anything but admit the truth, that the Low I.Q. of negros is genetic and therefore unchangeable. They are lost in our culture, history and complexity and would be happier living in Africa.

Anonymous said...

A Black child who graduates from high school knowing how to solder or follow a recipe has a much better chance of succeeding than one who has struggled and failed at reading "Beowulf".

This really needs to be shouted out. Academics have failed blacks by demanding their admission into university when not suited and then making Jesse Jackson Studies garbage courses to allow them to get a degree which is useless in the real world.

Stephen said...

When Paul posts popular music videos, from now on I'm going to comment on them saying something along the lines of "Paul Kersey brought me here"

Hopefully that might send more traffic here.

Anonymous said...

http://www.970wfla.com/player/?mid=22068354

Colin Flaherty
White Girl Bleed A lot

*good interview discussing black bike week in Miami

Anonymous said...

On one job where I worked, we had numerous training classes in which employees were required to read passages from the supplied manuals. Everytime it was the turn of a black employee to do so, everyone cringed because we already knew from experience (in other such classes) that we were about to be tortured by having to listen to some black moron stumble over the most elementary of words. In the time it would take one of these black employees to read one paragraph (replete with mispronunciations and constant questions of "What dat mean? What dat word be?"), a normal person could have read three or four entire pages. It was so excruciating that white employees began volunteering to read the passages so as to spare the rest of us from the grueling experience of listening to a negro trying to function and failing miserably. It was equally clear in listening to these morons trying to read that they did not comprehend the meaning of what they were "reading."
As the city I live in is only medium sized with a very low black population and many of these blacks attended the same schools as their white counterparts, poverty and "bad schools" cannot be used as an excuse to explain away the lack of performance or ability. Rather, it's the black attitude against education (actin' white)that is responsible.
It's past time for America to wake up to this reality and quit making excuses for blacks~ they have enough excuses of their own and have no need of help in that regard. Every black school in America could be supplied with millions of dollars and the results would be the same because of the black cultural attitude towards education.
For the majority of blacks, school is just a baby sitting service and feeding station for their bastard offspring and only serves the purpose of dragging the rest of the school down to the "standards" of the lowest common denominator.
Yes, it's time for separate schools-way past time- and time to stop wasting money on those who have no wish to learn and no desire to do so. Let them suffer the consequences of their own beliefs and behaviors and when they scream, complain and riot, let them suffer the consequences of those behaviors as well.

Zenster said...

Anon (5/8, 2012 12:10 AM): Not everybody needs to learn algebra and read The Great Gatsby or whatever.

Much less those melanin enriched individuals whose sole aim in life is to remain untouched by the ravages of intelligence.

Teach 'em some basic life skills like how a checking account works and how to cook dinner, that sort of stuff, and then let them do something useful. They'd be happier about it too.

Believe it or not, back in the 1960s these things were taught at many, if not most, large urban schools. Shop classes, Home Ec (Economics) and other "Life Skills" were a routine part of the curriculum.

This is why I commented about how Liberal academics have redesigned the public schooling syllabus to suit their own employment goals (i.e., job security) at the ultimate price of students being denied a useful or applicable education.

There should be a high school admissions test that determines whether an individual receives college prep or vocationally oriented coursework.

I have been working on a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) textbook that addresses what I call "vocational illiteracy". Graduating semi-literate high school students who cannot count out a cash register drawer, make simple change, much less drive a car or fill out a time card is damning them to a sink-or-swim situation in the job world that only assures the migration of less successful individuals into the underworld of crime.

As it is, even college prep tracked students should still have a subset of vocational training so that they can make simple repairs to ordinary mechanical and electrical devices (e.g., replace a gasket, glaze a broken window, replace a fuse), so that they can save money in their early "coming-uphill" years.

Zenster said...

SKIP: Just FYI, I am in Kandahar, Afghanistan after more than 2 years in the higher mountains but want you to know that when I come to work, the first thing, I MEAN the first thing I do on my laptop is open up to SBPDL!

Thank you for serving America, SKIP. We are all in your debt. This push for die-versity in the armed forces is tantamount to treason. Very much so in terms of "integrating" our Special Ops forces but even all the way down the line to grunt level.

Putting your life at increased risk for the sake of uplifting sullen, uncooperative and semi-literate wannabe thugs is a criminal act and should be treated as such.

Again, thank you.

Bogolyubski said...

Anon. ENOUGHIS ENOUGH. When will America's tax payers revolt against having to continually prop a parasitic segment of society? Just as too many ticks on a dog will eventually sicken a dog to its death, too many useless "takers" will spell death for American society.

Please. Most of Amurika's tax-slave class is zombied out at the TV watching million-dollar groids run after a ball, or the latest (un)reality farce, or the latest mindless porn from the entertainment division of the Ministry of Truth. If they had no objection to trillions going to pay some unknown, unaccountable overseas bankstas in the guise of TARP, what on earth makes you think they'll even know or care about this latest scam to suck them dry?

make it rain TRUTH said...

Blacks are failing in school because of you evil racist whites.

http://www.livescience.com/20114-positive-bias-feedback-students.html

Discard said...

W74 at 5:19 AM: I think you're right about teachers waking up, once they are forced to shoulder the blame for the failure of Darks to learn. Much of the appeal of liberalism is moral snobbery, the privilege of looking down on those evil racist right-wingers. But when teachers lose that privilege, and their tenure too, racism begins to look better.
Teachers who "fail" to teach Darks will not only be getting stern lectures, they will lose their jobs. Teacher benefits and retirement are expensive, and since so many are just babysitters anyway, it makes sense to rotate them out before they get too expensive. There will be a steady flow of ignorant college grads seeking any kind of job for the foreseeable future, so there will be little problem staffing the public day care centers.
As the end of BRA approaches, many of our new allies will be opportunists, people who turned away only when they were cut off the teat.

YIH said...

Named Terrell: check.
Gets stuck in gumball machine: check.
Won't let go of the gumball: check.
Machine has to be disassembled to free: check.

Positively mind bogging isn't it?

Zenster said...

Anon (5/8 8:32 AM): For the majority of blacks, school is just a baby sitting service and feeding station for their bastard offspring and only serves the purpose of dragging the rest of the school down to the "standards" of the lowest common denominator.

The fact that your average urban classroom sees nearly half of its teaching time spent on just establishing and keeping order is part of this problem. Parents that are entirely disengaged from the learning process of their children will probably be equally ineffectual when it comes to discipline. Inflicting such kids on those pupils that are actually intent upon learning is a stupendous waste of resources and opportunity that will see some definite portion of the marginal achievers slide beneath bar and become dropouts when just a few more classroom minutes with the teacher each day might have made the difference.

Instead, the instructor is too busy hushing up DeShawn or telling Taquisha to stop snapping her gum as yet another potentially productive citizen is inadvertently recruited into the ranks of the underclass by these punk thugs.

I have written before about how lowest common denominator television programming proved to be the death knell for quality content in network broadcasting. It is probably a sure bet that the abolition of tracking in schools (i.e., lowest common denominator oriented coursework) coincided perfectly with the enthroning of lowest common denominator television programming. Just as probable is the arrival in popular media of the Magic Negro™ (think: Barney Collier as portrayed by Greg Morris in "Mission Impossible" or Bill Cosby in "I Spy"). While Blacks may not have any purchasing power, that would not give a moment's pause to point-hungry television producers in quest of higher Nielsen Ratings.

A final example of just how deeply this lowest common denominator principle has reached into modern society can be found in the form of cash registers without numbers on them. Look closely at the cash registers in many fast food outlets and you will see that they merely have icons for the various servings and portion sizes. By dumbing down performance requirements, such job providers have created a self-fulfilling legacy of numbingly incurious employees whose initiative and problem solving skills are increasingly absent.

Anonymous said...

Free lunch and affirmative action grading curve is not preparing those students for the real world.

Anonymous said...

Not everyone is meant to go to college. Hey, the world needs ditch diggers, too!

Mr. Rational said...

I think a lot of teachers are waking up to this.

You'll see many comments on edu-blogs from Those Who Can See.  Most of them speak in code, but it's obvious that they know.

As for teaching how to solder... no.  Almost nothing is soldered by hand today, except prototypes.  Electronic equipment is built by machine.  Surface mount parts are soldered with infrared or vapor-phase reflow.  Through-hole parts are soldered on wave-solder machines.  Practically everything comes from China.

"Obsolete farm equipment" would be funny, if it wasn't so sadly true.

Sheila said...

Anyone else think that the kid in the photo has HUGE hands?

Anonymous said...

it takes a lot of hard work by those students deemed to be of a lower IQ by virtue of nature. All the tea in China will not get them make good grades if they don't make the effort themselves. I wonder why the educators continue to hit theirs heads on the wall over this? These "students" will be on welfare unless some basic jobs are found for them. Perhaps picking cotton by hand will make a comeback, or janitorial service somewhere. These people will never ever contribute to the high end of achievement.

Anonymous said...

@make it rain TRUTH

No, that is not what is happening. The problem stems from black women having kids they don't care about and not taking an active role in their education and upbringing. Here's how it goes:

Spread legs get pregnant, have kid get on the dole..collect EBT/whatever else 'freebie' they can get...send kids off to school to be fed, looked after and 'educated' while they really don't do anything to backup that education at home.

THIS IS WHY BLACKS FAIL! It does not magically happen. Blacks are breeding an entire race of mindless zombies and its all thanks to black women. And all the intelligence tests in the world proves this.

We can say that Asians are smarter than Whites, no one gets offended, but lets say that blacks are on average less intelligent than all other groups..suddenly there is a problem. There is a problem: blacks.

What else you got?

Anonymous said...

Over-the-Mountain-(from Birmingham)community resident here.

The OTM bedroom communities (i.e., white flight from BHM) of Homewood, Mountain Brook, Vestavia Hills, and Hoover, continue to have excellent schools. Though, Hoover is beginning to show slight signs of decline due to diversity. The black parents who can move their kids out of BHM into Hoover apartments to establish residency (HW, MB, and VH do not have nearly as many affordable apartment complexes), do so in hopes of their progeny excelling in sports and receiving college athletic scholarships.

All OTM communities are trying to peer into the crystal ball to see what will become of the Jefferson County bankruptcy. It was brought about by previous black County Commission President, Larry Langford (who is now in Federal prison up in KY), when he tried refinancing the loans for the improved sewer system with Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac derivatives plus some other shady dealings. Of course, we all know what happened in September 2008 - it all came crashing down. It is a dark cloud which has adversely affected the quality of life here. Satellite courthouse services have been curtailed because of layoffs. So, it is a major pain, e.g., hours of standing in line to renew car tags. Sewer bills are expected to rise 2-3x in the near future.

BHM population is declining and will be eclipsed by Montgomery within a year. The BHM school system is in utter turmoil. Its Superintendent and school board cannot agree on anything.

Cooper Green Hospital, the 1 where the indigent go for treatment, is about to close because it cannot pay its bills.

1 week ago, a 13 year-old black male with a pistol attempted to rob a black man while the man was sitting in his car in his neighborhood. The driver shot and killed the kid. No charges will be pressed. Totally justified by the PD. Those in the know believe this robbery was a gang initiation rite for the 13 year-old.

Oh yeah ... Trayvon Martin's parents were in BHM last Thursday giving speeches and leading prayer vigils at multiple venues.

The leading employer of the county is the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB). Its medical school is excellent. But the school administration is hopelessly corrupted with political correctness/ multi-culturalism/ diversity.

Same ol' same ol'.

Anonymous said...

Please, Paul, there are no "failing schools". A school fails if the roof collapses or a wall caves in. What were have here are schools filled with failing students, and almost entirely black students. Allowing them to get away with the phrase "failing school" allows them to avoid facing the truth of the problem: black students are incapable of performing beyond at most an 8th grade level.

Zenster said...

Sheila: Anyone else think that the kid in the photo has HUGE hands?

All da bettah fo' snatchin' dem purses!

Stephen said...

I see some people joined the convo and did some thumbs up on Paul Kersey comments on the Bon Jovi video, awesome! Why didn't I think of that before?

So CAL Snowman said...

One of the most evil pillars in the Liberal Manifesto is the notion that we are all equal in intelligence and ability. The blacks just drink this up like Kool-Aid and then scream racism when they fail. I think deep down, they KNOW they are not as intelligent as we are, especially the ones that go to school in a suburban majority White/Asian district.

Seriously, the worst thing about being an African in America is living in a White Society. Living in a White society just reinforces CONSTANTLY that the African has no place and is of no use to our society and the African KNOWS THIS. THIS is why the Africans fight DAY AFTER DAY to turn this society inside out. Subconsciously or not, they are trying to remake society in their tribal, carnal image of wanton brutality and mayhem. In effect, much like the school system brings ALL students down to the lowest common denominator, Blacks are trying to bring society down to the lowest common denominator which is Sub Saharan Africa.

(Yes i know you can make the argument that the BEST thing to happen to an African is to live in a white society. While that is true for the INDIVIDUAL, it is not true for the race for obvious reasons, i.e. once your population of blacks becomes too numerous they fuck up everything for everyone)

Also what is the Liberal Excuse for the AFFLUENT blacks that FAIL at upscale "good schools"? I remember PK had an article citing the COLLEGE BOARD stats that showed that children of Affluent blacks (making more than 200K per year) AVERAGED LOWER SCORES on the SAT and ACT than the children of Poor Whites (making less than 40K per year).

BTW - Foo Fighters ARE NOT better than Nirvana! ROTFLMAO at whoever said that, I haven't laughed that hard in years! Foo Fighters are LIBERAL Douche Bags!

Foo Fighters Serenade Westboro Baptist Church With Tolerance Song

uziman said...

make it rain TRUTH @ 10:12am

If you read the comments after the article, it's obvious that most of the people "can see"

Anonymous said...

First, according to MIT economists, any job which can be described by a written set of instructions will be eliminated in the future, i.e., done by a machine. This covers most of the jobs currently being held down by blacks, and probably a significant number being performed by whites. What will we do with these people in future?

The delusional, insane status quo that we live under now will not continue. When things collapse, some version of an American Pinochet will take over, or some outside force like the Chinese. What's to be done with the blacks, the vast majority of whom will be nonproductive and unable to function? Their lives will have to be strictly regulated - personal freedom is not an option, and they are here so society will have to humanely provide for their needs while strictly prescribing their behavior. School for them will consist of learning how to behave in a civilized manner. Lots of reinforcement will be necessary.

Survivor said...

In my state, anyone who graduates from high school is guaranteed admission to an "open admissions" university.

The local school system is "majority minority" and has the worst test scores in the state and is in dreadful financial state.

Shaniqua and D'Vaughn and their dozens of brothers and sisters and hundreds of cousins are enrolling in increasing numbers, now about 15% of the student population.

Teaching required writing classes here almost guarantees that you will become a necessarily secret member of the fraternity of Those Who Can See.

It's not as bad or as dangerous as it might sound; Shaniqua and D'Vaughn almost never turn work in and show up for class even more rarely.

Memphis Teaching Fellow said...

"She is just a failure as she equates being poor with being stupid and that money can transform retarded to intelligent"

Perhaps this woman IS a failure. But I'm willing to bet a lot of money that she doesn't actually believe what she says. I've only been a teacher in Memphis for 2 years, and it was strikingly obvious that something was wrong with these kids, these parents, this place within the first several months on the job. And it took me that long to realize that it's THEM, not their circumstances because I really, really didn't want it to be true. But it's impossible to miss. The students behave like animals. The rare parents who make themselves visible act like animals too- pulling each other's hair in the parking lot, flirting with young boys in the cafeteria by showing off their booty quake skills, ect. The kids don't even put in enough effort to bubble in answers at random on those standardized tests. They put their heads down and fall asleep with blank answer sheets. Maybe it doesn't make much of a difference since our students don't sit down or close their mouths long enough to learn anything anyway. No one assigns homework anymore because no one ever bothers to do it. Most kids show up only half of the time. If no one makes anyone else bleed, we call it a successful day at school.

Call me a DWL, but how was I supposed to know that they are beyond help? How was I to know that they don't really want help to ensure the future of their children and community? I went to school, liked it and got good grades. When we read books about slavery and people being hurt and oppressed, I got upset because that's a normal reaction. When I was told by everyone that black kids want a future, an interesting job and an ability to buy nice things, I believed it because who doesn't want that? How could I have imagined a place filled with violent, ignorant sociopaths out of thin air? I've seen a lot of poor people before, and they managed to care for their kids, complete homework or go to a store without starting a fight. I sincerely thought, I'd be working to help those types of poor people- the only kind I've ever encountered, those who wanted to do better.

I am a Memphis Teaching Fellow, and I now understand that, perhaps, people who opposed desegregation weren't evil racists. I'd rather go hungry than let MY own future children attend school with the likes of my current students. I'm sure that even if my future children would attend Memphis City Schools, they'd still do well on all those standardized tests because these tests are so ridiculously easy that one would have to be retarded to fail. However, the students inside these schools are so unruly and violent that I'd fear for my children's safety. Heck, I fear for my own safety every day. Plus, though I don't believe attending one of the near by schools would cause my child to be dumb, it would simply be a colossal waste of time. I'm nothing special in the brains department, but I learned more in one day just from reading for pleasure, surfing the net and watching TV than I'm able to teach in a month at the Memphis City Schools. And the vast majority of these kids don't learn anything on their own. They hang out at gas stations, play shooting games on the computer, surf for porn, watch only gossip/relationship/talk show type TV shows, and they don't even read magazines, let alone books.

How are people like these possible? How can there be an entire population of them? What the hell is wrong with them? And what's up with all the little kids having sex and all the animal cruelty? What ARE they all doing at the gas station?

MuayTyson said...

Can someone please run the numbers for me? Why do almost all news shows have at least one black reporter? Blacks are a small percent of the population less go to college or graduate but every f&^&%%ing news program has a black anchor or reporter even in very White markets.

If I were black I would go into journalism or communications guaranteed job.

Memphis Teaching Fellow said...

"You should do a article on the City of Buffalo public schools. The teachers are being held accountable when the blacks don't want to even attend classes."

That's the case all over the country when it comes to failing schools. WE are told that if we did enough motivating and inspiring, the kids would want to come to class. Teachers are admonished for having low expectations and told that if they only expected the best, the students would deliver. But if the kids run around the classroom and play pen wars while the teacher is trying to teach, the teacher gets marked down for not being engaging enough. So the teachers who want good observation reviews design lessons that resemble video games and theme parks as closely as possible while proclaiming that these lessons are challenging and rigorous (haha), and they bribe the kids with candy and prizes. Remember, it's the teacher's job to make sure that the kid shows up. It's also the teacher's job to convince the kid that learning is important. In fact, each time a student does something right, the teacher should consider it a huge favor. In Memphis, we are trained to thank each of our students personally each time he/she follows directions, stops talking at the same time as the teacher, sits down or raises his/her hand. I would find such treatment insulting, but they get very angry if a teacher fails to thank them personally for some miniscule bit of average conduct. Also, the teacher is solely responsible for the discipline of the students, even though the teacher isn't allowed any tools for maintaining discipline. My mentor teacher says that the only way is to make them believe you're crazy and will actually hurt them. But you must also provide a curriculum made up exclusively of games and prizes or they won't come at all, and that'll hurt the teacher's ranking...

Memphis Teaching Fellow said...

"No, that is not what is happening. The problem stems from black women having kids they don't care about and not taking an active role in their education and upbringing. Here's how it goes:

Spread legs get pregnant, have kid get on the dole..collect EBT/whatever else 'freebie' they can get...send kids off to school to be fed, looked after and 'educated' while they really don't do anything to backup that education at home."

On the one hand, you are right. These mothers are so bad, it's almost comical. No, actually, it's tragic. The toddlers around here keep wandering off and getting hurt. You can see them everywhere, completely without supervision. The children enter schools without being properly potty trained, not knowing the names of colors, animals or days of the week, let alone numbers or letters. The mothers never bother to buy anything on the back to school list, so the local churches prepare back packs full of supplies for all the kids. But the mothers can't be bothered to make sure that the kid takes his or her back pack to school. During the cold months, the little children come to school in short sleeves, and the teachers spend their own money on hoodies for everyone or some sort of fleece jackets. If a fleece jacket ever goes home with a freezing child, it will never be seen again. These mothers fight on school grounds, in front of their children. They have sex in front of the kids, and the teachers get to hear all about it the next day.

So, yes, the mothers suck here in the inner city Memphis, but why do you only blame the women? I don't come from a perfect family. My parents are divorced, actually. Yet, I can't imagine my father forgetting that he has kids. My father isn't perfect, and my imperfect mother didn't make it easy for him, but he was always around, always a phone call away, always up in our business like a father should be. Dad had a new wife and a new family, and mom didn't want him in our house, but that didn't stop him from nosing around my brother's academic records or ending my relationship with a boy who was 3 years older than me. Growing up, it seemed like the majority of my friends and classmates had divorced parents, yet I can remember only one girl whose living dad wasn't in her life. What kind of a defective man treats his children like used condoms? Why don't these people feel compelled to check up on their own flesh and blood?

Discard said...

YIH: Your link seems to describe a Filipino monkey trap. Put a hole in a coconut big enough for a monkey to put its hand in, but not big enough to pull its fist out. Secure the coconut to something or other, put some tasty fruit inside, and wait for a monkey to grab the fruit. When you come rushing out with a club, the monkey will get frantic, but will not let go of the fruit. You smack it dead, held in place by its Gib me dat.

Discard said...

Zenster, W74: If I'm not mistaken, SKIP has claimed on other sites to have served in Vietnam. Pretty old to be in Afghanistan, don't you think?

Ni123 said...

Zenster said...
Public schools, especially those with a large percentage of Blacks, would do well to provide vocational training like there once used to be back when "shop" classes were taught as a matter of course.

Absolutely!!
Actually, this was exactly what they did in Izrael. Back in the 80's they tried to merge Ashkenzi Jews with eastern Jews in schools. The grades went down, not as bad as it's happening in mostly black schools here but enough for them to differentiate their school system.

hevra.haifa.ac.il/~soc/lecturers/smooha/files/1702.pdf

The link has a lot of liberal whining but other than that describes their current school system pretty good.

Listener said...

I'm watching "Waiting for 'Superman'" on Netflix.

*Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone*

"I figured it was going to take me all of maybe two-and-a-half, three years, to straighten out education in the nation. It wasn't that hard. I had figured it out. I had read the papers. This was '75. And then I ran into the system..."

*Cuts to stock footage of white school administrators from the early 1960's*

"It seems to me we need a great deal more information. What do you think, Mr. Rice?"

"I'd like to suggest a committee."

*Cuts back to Geoffrey Canada*

"You could not find the, sort of, architects of why this thing was as bad as it was. [IT'S IN YOUR DNA, GEOFFREY!! SEARCH THERE!] And yet nobody seemed to be willing to look at this and say, 'This thing is a failure.'"

*Cuts to a montage of white US presidents vowing to tackle the education issue. Plucky, farcical music plays. Ends on a Bush gaffe. Music stops. Cuts to Obama looking profound: "The day of reckoning is here."*

Anonymous said...

Memphis Teaching Fellow -

Yours is a very poignant tale. I admire your zeal for your profession and your idealism. I'm so sorry you met with disillusionment. But don't call yourself a DWL, rather, I think you were misled and cheated by whatever ed school you attended.

I recently had occasion to edit the ed school thesis of the daughter of a friend of mine. It was shocking. She was expected to regurgitate the nonsense she'd been force fed - multi-culti, anti-white claptrap. Basically, it was the fault of white teachers that meso-american indian illegal immigrant children couldn't achieve in school. There was lots of cultural marxism thrown in. This is what University of Colorado School of Education teaches.

You should read Prof. Weissberg's: "Bad students not bad schools." White teachers are wasted in school districts like Memphis, Birmingham, Detroit, etc. etc.. I also recommend "Real Education" by Charles Murray.

Good luck. I hope you land in a good private school or a good (white) school district like Eanes in Texas. You will find lots of whites (and probably orientals) who respect you and are eager to learn.

Ni123 said...

Trayvon Martin was pronounced an honorary citizen of Birmingham.

http://www.cbs42.com/content/localnews/story/Trayvon-Martin-family-wraps-up-Birmingham-visit/-d9iWLz6GEWpHc5x0xxPJg.cspx?rss=1659

I cannot believe this is really happening. The "grieving" parents making a quick buck, the President of the greatest country in the world calls a ghetto thug his son, a bunch of other thugs posts a bounty for Zimmerman, Holder ignoring this completely, praising Sharpton for doing a great job in raising public awareness...

I can not believe it.

Anonymous said...

Your 2nd paragraph is the best i have read in a long time, you nailed it... this is like having a 5th column in our midst funded and nurtured by our own tax dollars, like we are tying the hangmans knot with which we will killed. This is beyond just black people getting over on whitey and our elected officials have been serving a higher calling than our own constitution for some time. This is very intricate and evil and part of a global agenda i fear. I was in baghdad in april 2003 and saw the statue of saddam be pulled down when i was in the 7th marine regiment, but if the british sailed up the chesapeak tomorrow as in 1812 and burned the whitehouse i would not lift a finger to help defend it. Im sorry if thats too seditious but thats where im at. This racial agenda is the means with which america will be broken and enslaved and take its soon to be rightful place among the 3rd world nations like congo and somalia. Fuckin shame.

Btw i might be a bit older but led zeppelin is the end all be all

Lex32 said...

Reason number 4629 that we are homeschooling our two precious children...

Black people.


I'll shoot myself in the testicles before either of my children set foot in a public school.

Semper Fi in Mississippi

sara said...

@Memphis Teaching Fellow,thank you for your service. I hope you are not discouraged from teaching. There are teachers I remember to this day because of their extraordinary impact on my life. My child recalls two teachers from when she was very young fondly and often for the same reasons.

I'm sorry you're not in a place where the demographics support your efforts. I hope your circumstances change soon.

Sheila said...

Memphis Teaching Fellow, welcome, and thank you for your heartfelt comments. While you obviously have a tender heart, I'm afraid the answer to all your questions requires a hard one: these are not people. Not like you or me, not like the average White person. They are a totally alien subspecies of mankind, and with the destruction of segregation and any pride in White society or civilization, they have reverted to their native, barbarous, savage state. Yes, you may occasionally meet one who you think is sufficiently educated, or with sufficiently similar values, but truly do not give your trust to any of them. Their hatred of Whites - a hatred born of resentment and an unacknowledged recognition that they are, indeed, inferior - runs deep.

nokangaroos said...

YIH ...
so a two-year-old Affirmative Action American tried to steal gum (there is no way to become stuck otherwise) and prompted a fire rescue operation because he refused to let go.

Is anybody else here reminded of the hilarious way South African Jamie Uys (of later "The Gods must be crazy" fame) documented the exact same method for catching baboons in "Animals are Beautiful People", 1974 ?

Californian said...

Memphis Teaching Fellow said...How are people like these possible? How can there be an entire population of them? What the hell is wrong with them?

Some thoughts:

Look at sub-Saharan Africa. Or the Caribbean. What is disturbing is how too many black majority societies are dysfunctional.

DWLs refuse to recognize this dysfunction. Look at how black-majority-rule has resulted in a wave of dysfunctional countries being created in post-colonial Africa, as well as despotisms and human rights debacles. Yet DWLs insisted that Rhodesia-South Africa turn over power to the black majority--and in both cases, to marxist terrorist organizations to boot! DWLs live in some kind of pathological delusional world. Even today, they refuse to recognize the outcomes of their policies in Africa, and in America.

I'll note that there is a sector of blacks who do understand the problem, and who on occasion speak up (Cosby, Sowell, Williams). But black leaders tend towards demagoguery (Jackson, Sharpton) and corruption (the Big Man in politics, see Detroit). L'affaire Trayvon is a means for them to build their own power base by playing their constituents off against whites. Then again, when your constituency consists of a largely dysfunctional mass with few prospects for the future, it's safer to point them in the direction of a convenient scapegoat (YT) than try to get them to take responsibility for their own lives--since they might just turn on you!

One reason for the rise of interest in race realism is that it provides an explanation for what is going on: blacks perform the way they perform owing to underlying genetic factors. Segregation, whatever its flaws and abuses, recognized this. It would be interesting to compare rates of black academic achievement, marriage, crime, and business formation then and now.

Factors which make blacks (and just about anyone else) dysfunctional are made all the worse because DWL policies refuse to recognize the underlying differences between races. The USA, via the welfare state, affirmative action, unrealistic educational goals, mass third world immigration, redistributive taxation, etc., ends up with a de facto dysgenic policy, creating expanding dysfunctional populaces. Meantime, functional families are being forces to subsidize the undertow.

Look at the bigger picture. With expanding numbers of low-IQ, ill-disciplined citizens (and non-citizens, thanks to open borders), what do we end up with? Disintegration of the family; collapsing infrastructure; debt at all levels of society; politics becoming so much bread & circuses; a shrinking middle class; urban gangs which operate as low level insurgents; more people in prison; the abandonment of the manned space program; wars which drag on without resolution; and etc.

All these are symptoms of civilizational dysfunction. But then again, when increasing numbers of people are dysfunctional, what else can you expect?

There is nothing unusual about this situation. We have seen civilized societies overrun by barbarians. North Africa and the Middle East were once inherent parts of Western Civilization, until the Islamic jihads of the 7th century. Constantinople, Alexandria, Kinshasha (Leopoldville), Johannesburg, Detroit were all once great Western cities.

What makes the situation today all the more bizarre goes back to the DWL delusions which justify today's decline as some kind of progress towards a rainbow world of multicultic dance parties. At least when the West was confronted with invaders in past ages, threats were recognized and defenses mobilized. Today?

As James Burnham put it: "Liberalism is the ideology of Western suicide."

Anyway, hang in there.

Anonymous said...

@Memphis Teaching Fellow:

Amazing comments. Thanks for that. They perfectly reflect my experience in urban schools, and what I took away, as well.

The manner in which blacks behave, "appreciate" the complexity of our civilization and the dedication that it took to build and maintain it (they must think that all of these amenities of civilization, like free public education, and the knowledge to build the buildings that house it, appear via magic), and the way in which they fail to reflect our western values would have our European Ancestors literally up-in-arms to evict them with force. The behavior and extreme lack of discipline is fit only for Africa, and is a complete and total destructive force in our country, akin to a fast growing cancer that WILL kill it's host.

Education is strictly a privilege, and our kind has always recognized and appreciated it as such. It's natural for our student's to, for the most part, follow the rules and concentrate on their work. I WANTED to read books when young, as they were the only way to truly be stimulated. Television to rest, but classes, books and sports for most of the day.

Like I've previously said, the best cure for DWL's is immersion in black life and communities.

The school environment is a perfect induction, and probably the least damaging overall (although by no means pleasant). At least you can go home at the end of the day, hopefully to a mostly white neighborhood.

Integration is impossible, and because of this, special accommodation should be resisted with every last fiber of our collective strength. Any concession in any sphere is our direct loss as a people, and will affect our children the most.

Segregation was the ONLY workable option. Without it's reinstatement, there is only our destruction or something else which I believe is now officially unmentionable.

Anonymous said...

As a teacher in a "diverse" urban school, I can tell you most teachers have known since at least day two of their careers that certain groups tend not to do the things necessary for learning and, in general, cannot handle higher level academics.

It is those in higher positions who go with the political flow, so to speak, and refuse to hold students accountable.

If the Generals in your army are afraid of the enemy, what do expect the foot soldiers to do? If we held them all to the same standard as for White kids, 99% of them would fail their Math and Science courses.

europeasant said...

If you have not already read Murray and Herrnstein's "Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life" do so. It is quite illuminating. Intelligence is largely inherited with environment playing a small part.
The problem will only grow. Currently the black population is around 38 million or so, but soon in the not too distant future will grow to 56 million. The Sub-Saharan population is expected to grow to a billion in the not distant future. Keep that in mind when you see the commercials on TV and print asking you to feed the starving children of the world.
I am sure DWL's feel good but they are contributing to the problems here and in the third world.

Zenster said...

Mr. Rational: As for teaching how to solder... no. Almost nothing is soldered by hand today, except prototypes.

Will you please, just for f&%king once, lay off your interminable nitpicking?!?

Electronic equipment is built by machine. Surface mount parts are soldered with infrared or vapor-phase reflow. Through-hole parts are soldered on wave-solder machines. Practically everything comes from China.

Are you telling me that China can ship over and install completely pre-assembled solar thermal collector copper piping systems?

You know, the type of copper pipe that needs to be soldered?

Plus, there are still lots of jobs that can use component soldering skills, even if it is only to replace a faulty toggle switch or a scratchy potentiometer.

YEESH!

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Anonymous said...

If anyone wants to be disabused of the logic of sending money to feed kids in Africa (that is, people other than that agree with SBPDL, as we all likely already fail to see the logic), then pick up and read this book:

Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit by Daniel Quinn

It's the perfect cure for the view that all chronically starving people (generation after generation) should be saved.

I read it when I was still a DWL, and it was the beginning of my awakening, although I didn't quite know to what extent back then. \

Give it as a gift to a DWL friend, as even if you don't agree with other views that the book may put forth (although, I find them very useful for whites as I remember them), it will surgically slice a chink in their DWL "every-human-is worthy" armor, without presenting any "racist" red flags.

Mr. Rational said...

Are you telling me that China can ship over and install completely pre-assembled solar thermal collector copper piping systems?

You know, the type of copper pipe that needs to be soldered?


Oh, you aren't talking assembly-line work, you're talking plumbing, .  Which is considered a skilled trade.  And we know how hard it is to pick up skills, especially when it's considered "acting White", aka race treason.

I think this has roughly the potential of trying to re-train a plow horse to power an elevator in a high-rise.  Obsolete farm equipment.

Anonymous said...

Paul Kersey should do a back-to-school piece this August about the SBPDL trait of failing to have their kids show up for the first day or week of the school year, and the classic black behavior of having Little Tray Tray stay with Granny for a few weeks here, and "Auntie" for a few weeks there, and change schools every few weeks as his address changes.

As if low IQ weren't enough of a burden, try learning to read in the first grade when your Babymomma can't manage to keep you in the same classroom for more than a couple of months at a time.

Memphis Teaching Fellow said...

"Paul Kersey should do a back-to-school piece this August about the SBPDL trait of failing to have their kids show up for the first day or week of the school year, and the classic black behavior of having Little Tray Tray stay with Granny for a few weeks here, and "Auntie" for a few weeks there, and change schools every few weeks as his address changes."

Yep. Inner city kids don't really come back to school until after Labor Day. Most of the time, it's because parents forget that school exists until then, but, oftentimes, the moms need more time to decide what will become of their summer fling. Of course, they will change their minds about the new man in a few months anyway, or he'll get arrested, so the children will get reshuffled between Memphis and the near by Arkansas and Mississippi counties.

And then, there are those kids who are repeatedly referred to the social services as violent and emotionally disturbed. This distinction requires multiple weapon possessions, utilization of the said weapons and, overall, surpassing the normal running around the classroom, screaming nonstop and fighting that all the other children do. These chosen 5% get sent to alternative schools in a couple of months. The kicker is that the alternative schools have the right to kick these kids out if the kids are non-compliant, and the kids have the right to leave these schools if they don't like the environment. So... they all usually come back in a couple of months, and the neighborhood school is required to take them back. If the neighborhood school gets lucky, by the time these extra special little thugs come back, they are on such a high doze of Adderall, that a responsible psychiatrist in a normal suburban environment wouldn't prescribe it to an overweight adult male. Then these kids just sit there with million mile stares and alternate between gently stroking their own skin with the tips of their fingertips and scratching themselves vigorously. It's horrific to watch, but, at least, they don't bother anyone.

Zenster said...

Memphis Teaching Fellow: Then these kids just sit there with million mile stares and alternate between gently stroking their own skin with the tips of their fingertips and scratching themselves vigorously. It's horrific to watch, but, at least, they don't bother anyone.

It couldn't happen to a nicer or more deserving bunch. Boo fricking hoo!!!

Anonymous said...

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/13/education/at-explore-charter-school-a-portrait-of-segregated-education.html