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Letter to the Editor
Thursday, May 23, 2013, 8:55 p.m.

Common Core Standards (CCS) is a vampire planning to suck the freedom out of the American people and the brains out of our children.

On March 14, the Pennsylvania State Board of Education (with Gov. Corbett's dark approval) voted to rip their vampiric teeth into parents' jugulars and inject CCS venom into English and math. It sets into motion nationally mandated common course standards for all K-12 students so that education will be standardized across the country. This effectively eliminates the ability of parents and local school boards to influence content standards to suit local needs, turning us all into lifeless socialist zombies.

State Rep. Paul Clymer, R-Bucks County, House Education Committee chairman, has been refusing to hold hearings on the dire consequences of CCS. Go to and to learn about this evil curriculum. Contact Clymer at 717-783-3154 to demand that he end his dark insolence and allow us to speak against this attack on our parental rights through advertised public hearings!

Fly your Gadsden rattlesnake “Don't Tread On Me” flag today and take action to preserve freedom in education and end this vampiric attack on us and our children.

Erich G. Lukas


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