June 2017 Newsletter

HRC, Transgender and Local Control

 When President Donald Trump issued his April 26th Executive Order (EO) “Enforcing Statutory Prohibitions on Federal Control of Education,” it became the responsibility of the Secretary of the Department of Education (DOE). If the Secretary accomplishes the goal in the title of the EO, the end result should be (a) enforcement of current laws passed by Congress to protect local control of education and the (b) repeal of federal laws that impede local control.

The broad scope of the EO authorizes the Secretary to (a) examine and determine which regulations and guidance documents uphold local control of education materials1and which do not; (b) rescind or revise regulations and guidance documents that are inconsistent with education law; then subsequently, (c) propose and publish new regulations and guidance documents within 300 days after April 26, 2017, the issue-date of the EO.

Are Welcoming Schools Programs under local control? The Welcoming Schools Program of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) should be investigated for (a) the Pre-K2 – 12 LGBTQ inclusive programs that defy local values. Also, to be investigated should be (b) HRC-trained facilitators3 and (c) their LGBTQQ4 curricula content, (d) supplemental material and hand-outs, (e) as well as school nurse training. A Welcoming Schools facilitator, who represents the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition, also, recently trained Georgia’s Fayette County school nurses.

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May 2017 Newsletter

“Gray Death” Opioid Confirmed in Georgia

“If you put this in your body you will die, no questions asked. This is something that I want to be very clear about … it’s not a scare tactic … it’s not a shock factor. …if you put this drug into your body you will die, it will kill you.
There’s a reason why it’s been nicknamed Grey Death. It is deadly.”
– Shelby County Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force Commander Clay Hammac

Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman Russ Baer says gray death is a combination of heroin, fentanyl and other fentanyl-class substances, such as Carfentanil, a tranquilizer for use on elephants and other large animals. Atlanta law enforcement coined the term “gray gravel heroin” in 2012. Recently, the GBI confirmed Georgia’s first gray death victim as a 24-year-old female in Brookhaven who died February 10, 2017, and described the opioid as follows:

“The gray material was found to contain a toxic cocktail of opiate drugs. The ingredients vary, but often contain heroin, fentanyl, furanyl fentanyl, and U-47700, mixed together in the same powder. The solid material has the appearance of gray concrete mixing powder, with texture variations from light/powdery to chunky/rock-like.”

Reportedly, gray death can be absorbed through the skin, is 10,000 times more potent than morphine, 100 times more powerful than fentanyl, and includes Carfentanil, the elephant tranquilizer described as “crazy dangerous” by a Colorado DEA spokesman. The GBI lab first identified it as gray death in March and, so far, has found it in about 50 different drug seizures.

Three New Laws to Fight Opioid Epidemic in Georgia

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April 2017 Newsletter

Lookout for a New Book: Communism for Kids

 The Washington Free Beacon reports that “Communism for Kids,” written by a German author who specializes in political theory and “queer politics,” was released last month. The thesis of the children’s book is that communism is “not that hard,” but has not been implemented in the right way.
– “Brainwashing Shocker: MIT Press Releases ‘Communism for Kids’ Book,”
by Selwyn Duke, 4-15-17

The publication of Communism for Kids is an example of trouble on the horizon. It presents political theory in the simple terms of a children’s story, with illustrations of lovable little revolutionaries experiencing their political awakening. The press kit that comes with the book described the set-up with this: “Once upon a time, people yearned to be free of the misery of capitalism. How could their dreams come true?” Then, the author admits that the book is geared not only to kindergartners, but is perfect for all ages and all who desire a better world.

Lookout: Communism/Socialism Planned for U.S.A.

Communist Party USA has announced a “Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America.” Party members say they are planning for a “revolution” against capitalism, with violence if necessary, because they think the “present capitalist-imperialist system” should be replaced with a “radically new economic system.”
– “Unveiled: Constitution for New Socialist North America,”
Article Published 11-16-2010 at 9:39 PM

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April 14, 2017 Radio Commentary

Liquor Wins, Kids Lose

Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, April 14, 2017 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler

Today, I have some questions for you.  Why would three Democrats and three Republicans in the Georgia House initiate the repeal of a law that prohibits the sale of alcohol near schools, churches or colleges?  Three Democrats – Smyre, Hugley, and Buckner – and three Republicans – Hawkins, Pezold, and Richard Smith – coauthored H.B. 510 to completely eliminate the Georgia law outlining specific mandatory distances between the selling of alcoholic beverages and schools, churches and college campuses.

H.B. 510 was introduced February 27th and passed the House four days later.  It went to the Senate Regulated Industries committee March 22nd and passed the Senate within two days. It repeals Code Section 3-3-21 and leaves that section of law blank, reserved for future legislation.

So, effective July 1st, no longer must sellers of (a) distilled spirits be 100 yards away from a church building or 200 yards away from a school or educational building, school grounds, or college campus; no longer must the sale of (b) wine or beer be 100 yards from a school building, school grounds, or college campus, or within 100 yards of a government-owned alcoholic treatment center; no longer must the sale of alcoholic beverages for (c) consumption on the premises be 100 yards away from a housing authority project that has 300 units or less owned or is operated under the Housing Authorities Law. Continue reading