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RE: [xmca] Obama's Learn Act

See http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34841 for Norris's words of

Peter Smagorinsky
Professor of English Education 
Department of Language and Literacy Education
The University of Georgia
125 Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602

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From: xmca-bounces@weber.ucsd.edu [mailto:xmca-bounces@weber.ucsd.edu] On
Behalf Of Tony Whitson
Sent: Friday, December 18, 2009 10:15 PM
To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
Subject: Re: [xmca] Obama's Learn Act

On Fri, 18 Dec 2009, Jay Lemke wrote:

> At the risk of tilting the universe a little, here's the sort of argument
> Left has never used:
> " Would Jesus use Phonics to teach your child how to read?"
> "If Jesus was your childen's teacher, would their reading scores be His
> priority?"

Chuck Norris Tuesday wrote a column equating "Obamacare" with "Herodcare" 
and concluding that if Mary was covered by a national health insurance 
plan, baby Jesus may never have been born.

Maybe it doesn't mean much that Norris wrote that; but it does mean 
something that this line has taken off big time (in just a couple days) 
among the anti-health-care-reform circles.

I'm not sure we have anyone who would know how to compete with that, or 
counter it, before that crowd.

On the other hand, maybe the "What would Jesus drive?" slogan did get some 
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