On Wednesday, President Trump issued a warning to states that are considering not reopening schools. “In Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and many other countries, SCHOOLS ARE OPEN WITH NO PROBLEMS,” Trump tweeted. “The Dems think it would be bad for them politically if U.S. schools open before the November Election, but is important for the children & families. May cut off funding if not open!”
In Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and many other countries, SCHOOLS ARE OPEN WITH NO PROBLEMS. The Dems think it would be bad for them politically if U.S. schools open before the November Election, but is important for the children & families. May cut off funding if not open!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 8, 2020
The outrage mob predictably took the bait. The media ran articles insisting Trump has no authority to cut funding. Democrats ran to microphones claiming Trump doesn’t have the authority to do that. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, for example, said “school reopenings are a state decision. Period. That is the law, and that is the way we’re going to proceed. It’s not up to the president of the United States.”
But Democrats like Cuomo didn’t have any objection the last time a president threatened to withhold federal funding from schools four years ago.
In May of 2016, the Obama administration declared that the Departments of Justice and Education would both “treat a student’s gender identity as the student’s sex for purposes of enforcing Title IX,” and issued a directive to all public school districts in the country to allow students to use the bathrooms matching their “gender identity.”
So, if you are a boy, and you wanted use the girls bathroom, the school had to let you or risk losing Title IX funding. If you were a boy and wanted to get a peak at girls changing in the girls’ locker room, you could claim to identify as a girl and the school would have to oblige or risk losing their Title IX funding. If you were a mediocre player on the boys’ sports team, you could identify as a girl and get to play on their team, and potential crush the competition, and thanks to Barack Obama, the school not wanting to risk losing their Title IX funding, would have to oblige. The New York Times noted that the Obama administration directive “does not have the force of law, but it contains an implicit threat: Schools that do not abide by the Obama administration’s interpretation of the law could face lawsuits or a loss of federal aid.”
From the get-go, this was a gross overreach. Title IX only makes reference to biological sex, not “gender identity” or “gender expression;” ergo, Obama’s decree amounted to rewriting Title IX without Congress approval. Obama intentioned treated sex and “gender identity” as the same thing in order to redefine a decades-old law when it suited his needs.
“In order to ‘change the law,’ the Obama administration simply pretends that a 1972 act of Congress means whatever the latest progressive fashion trend requires it to mean—even though not a single member of Congress in 1972 would have supported the new ‘interpretation,’ much less voted for a law expressly stating what the Obama administration now claims the law says,” explained Mario Loyola, a senior fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Law.
Obama defended his directive by stating, “I think that it is part of our obligation as a society to make sure that everybody is treated fairly, and our kids are all loved, and that they’re protected and that their dignity is affirmed.” The dignity and privacy of young girls who didn’t want to share bathrooms and changing facilities with boys, however, wasn’t relevant. The fairness for girls who spent years training and competing against other girls suddenly competing against biological boys with physical advantages over them was also not relevant.
But Andrew Cuomo had no problem with Obama’s overreach. He didn’t challenge his authority. In fact, when President Trump rescinded Obama’s federal directive, Cuomo attacked Trump. Other Democrats have similarly argued that Trump doesn’t have the authority to cut school funding, even though they raised no objection to Obama doing the same thing.
And nothing about it in the M.S. Media more reasons to disbeleive these lying M.S. Media
Sure but that was different he wanted to impose perversion, mental illness and ruin womens sports, nothing to do with that icky freedom stuff.
obama-shit is nothing but a woke,sniveling, poltroon, gay, muslin, radicalized terrorist. notice “does not have the force of law, but it contains an implicit threat: Schools that do not abide by the Obama administration’s interpretation of the law could face lawsuits or a loss of federal aid.” but when Trump ceased the garbage lunch program it was a major crime.
-obama-shit and his cronies, the communists and liberals attempted to destroy this country, the Constitution, and Bill of Rights.
-wake up America, obama-shit with his core learning began the rewriting of America history which is a complete liberal lie.
WAKE UP AMERICA, THE WAR IS HAS ALREADY STARTED.
The “woke” babies’ latest tantrum was so silly I thought it was BabylonBee or The Onion!
L.A. teachers union says schools can’t reopen unless charter schools get shut down, police defunded
They also want Medicare-for-All, a wealth tax, a federal bailout.
Why don’t they ask for green cheese from the moon while they are at it?
Or, hold their breaths until they get their way?
well, no school no pay for teachers who expect to be paid. la is sooooo woke that it is already dead. la is another shithole city and these useless teachers are teaching communism with core curriculum.
-funny thing about the fraud in floyd’s case- if you can not breath you can not talk, so how was it that he could not breath but was talking???
– you really think that if they got green cheese from the moon they would go back to work??
-remember Neville Chamberlain, he was the prime minister who initiated the cascade of appeasements to HItler? NEVER WORKED.
-the useless union wants police officers out of schools and no school security officers. let the slaughter begin