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Re: “UA Little Rock response to "racially insensitive incident" prompts discussion on campus

So the group that wrote and performs the song from this video is performing on campus at UA as part of an outdoor spring music festival this weekend. The university will be directly paying this act to shout the N word across the Fayetteville campus. How does that work since this song "is against everything (UALR) stands for", according to the chancellor. Both universities are in the UA system. Are they that different?

This weekend, should white people cover their ears when they sing this song at the concert? Should black concertgoers cheer and white ones boo? Should everyone get offended and immediately leave in protest? Will white students be suspended from campus activities if they dance and sing along during this song? How will this SJW double standard be adjudicated?

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Posted by ozarkstreet on 04/23/2018 at 3:53 PM

Re: “Process begins to alter method of drawing congressional districts; Rutledge rejects first idea

Of course, now that the system is 'firmly in Republican control' due to the will of the people, it's time to change the system that was just fine for all those years under Democrat control.

If it weren't for double standards, Democrats would have no standards at all.

3 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by ozarkstreet on 03/09/2018 at 10:14 AM

Re: “Newly rigged charter school panel sets meets for Walton-powered agenda

you can say Little Rock schools are disadvantaged, suck, suffer from a legacy of racism, whatever you want to call it...they don't get the job done.

It's always something, 'if it weren't for charter schools', if we could get more funding, if we just had another year to improve, if our superintendent wasn't a fraud, etc. How many decades of excuses are necessary? Kids in Little Rock deserve an option to try something that might be better, they can't wait around another 30 years for the Little Rock school board or the city to get their act together. Many Little Rock school teachers have told me that uncaring and terrible parenting is the main problem with schools. So, if you are a parent that is motivated and your child is motivated, you should have an option to 'skim the cream' off your zoned school and go to someplace that is going to help your child. There should be an option other than $15k a year private school or a very lacking education at LRSD.

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Posted by ozarkstreet on 08/08/2017 at 4:37 PM

Re: “Newly rigged charter school panel sets meets for Walton-powered agenda

One of my children will start at a charter school this week. They graduate students that are very independent and well prepared for college. It's not for everybody, but if your child desires a smaller, academically rigorous environment, it's a great option. I live in northwest Arkansas, so charter schools aren't really a divisive issue here because the public schools are also a good option. The public school districts have even opened their own charters for students that desire that environment.

The problem that people have with charter schools in Little Rock is that they don't have space for everyone. People want to leave Little Rock public school because for the most part...they suck. That's the problem, not charter schools. We moved away from Little Rock to avoid the what to do about middle school problem that many parents that care about their children's education face.

Fix the public schools and no one will care about charter schools, but everyone knows, that's not going to happen in Little Rock.

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Posted by ozarkstreet on 08/08/2017 at 11:11 AM

Re: “UPDATE: UA Board approves Razorback Stadium expansion over Pryor objections

ledhead 830...Renovations of Kimpel Hall are scheduled to begin next year.


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Posted by ozarkstreet on 06/16/2016 at 11:54 AM


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