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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

    Quote Originally Posted by dixiesolutions View Post
    Typical .....Another insult from the Obama Administration thrown at the True American Patriots.
    Typical... right-wing nutter knows nothing about the situation but just assumes that this is somehow insulting because Obama did it.
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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

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    I don't see what the problem is. She seems perfectly qualified for the position. Just because she happens to be a singer doesn't mean that's the only thing she knows how to do.
    She's also got an IQ of 150...

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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

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    She's also got an IQ of 150...
    Where did she "got" it from?
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    Its funny in a sick sort of twisted way how certain people praise the involvement of the common folk when they take on the mantle of the phony tea party and praise how waitresses and garage mechanics and cubicle bunnies need to be involved more in government when they agree with their opinions. But as soon as somebody outside of politics or academia gets involved on the other side of the aisle - all the sudden the long knives come out and their lack of "qualifications" is ripped to shreds along with personal attacks on the individual involved.
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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

    This is nothing but a transparent campaign ploy to pander to hispanics. The lady may be a fine singer but nobody will convince me she has a clue how the US education system works, or doesn't work as the case may be. Now BO has a new prop he can use to generate crowds for the next 12 months.
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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Invisible View Post
    While I found this on Fox News and Huff Po, I think this may just be one massive joke or someone is trolling. If not, then all I have to say is that Obama is an idiot, you shouldn't appoint singers to educational commissions, appoint people who actually know what they are doing.
    By looking at the rest of Obama's advisors, Shakira is probably an improvement.
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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

    Quote Originally Posted by conservativeguy View Post
    This is nothing but a transparent campaign ploy to pander to hispanics. The lady may be a fine singer but nobody will convince me she has a clue how the US education system works, or doesn't work as the case may be. Now BO has a new prop he can use to generate crowds for the next 12 months.
    Maybe she can help inform Obama's commission about how to help poor immigrants or even second or third generations of immigrants who have few prior experiences related to the American culture, create new knowledge so they can compete with students from a long background of American experiences. This isn't racism, it's known phenomena taught in education communities who train American educators.

    For example, in order to meet their needs the American education system must provide funding for these students to be separated by their classification: Hispanic, Chinese, Vietnamese, etc, at least part of the school day, to ensure they are being taught in their native language using prior experiences. The other half of the school day these students are taught in mainstream classrooms where they receive the rest of their (FRAPE), free and appropriate public education.

    However, these bilingual programs have merit for gringos too. American, English speaking only students, have access to these programs as well, if their parents want them to learn a new language. The problem is that not all schools have access to these programs because of funding issues.

    How much do think these programs cost, with so many people from different world backgrounds and experiences living in the USA?

    The thing that bothers me the most is that another sub-population (minority) group of students who are American citizens, typically achieve at lower levels than Anglo students, and don't receive special funding for separate programs like Non-English speaking or limited English proficient (LEP) students are black-American students. IMHO Americans citizens should be very upset their education dollars go to fund non-native speaking programs, and to educate these minorities, while native speaking Americans receive little to no extra funding to support their obvious needs.

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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

    Quote Originally Posted by conservativeguy View Post
    This is nothing but a transparent campaign ploy to pander to hispanics. The lady may be a fine singer but nobody will convince me she has a clue how the US education system works, or doesn't work as the case may be. Now BO has a new prop he can use to generate crowds for the next 12 months.
    so.......do you have a clue as to how the US education system works? are you anymore qualified than she is?

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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

    Quote Originally Posted by dixiesolutions View Post
    Typical .....Another insult from the Obama Administration thrown at the True American Patriots.
    The compassionate side of Shakira is most obvious in the remarkable work of her Pies Descalzos (Barefoot) Foundation, which she started at the age of 18 and has now opened its sixth school. The foundation currently provides education and nutrition to over six thousand impoverished children in Colombia and is expanding its work to other countries, including newly launched projects in Haiti and South Africa.
    Shakira.com > Biography

    "Started at the age of 18" would mean she's been doing it for the last 16 years.

    Typical, another wingnut so eager to paddle the Obama administration that they make assumptions they don't even bother to research.
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    Just for reference, means my post was a giant steaming pile of sarcasm.

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    Re: Shakira to advise White House

    Quote Originally Posted by Arcana XV View Post
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    I don't see what the problem is. She seems perfectly qualified for the position. Just because she happens to be a singer doesn't mean that's the only thing she knows how to do.
    Damn, beat me to it. Great minds think alike.
    I'm already gearing up for Finger Vote 2014.

    Just for reference, means my post was a giant steaming pile of sarcasm.

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