Thu Jul 19, 2012, 11:40 PM
midnight (23,433 posts)
Science guy Bill Nye endorses President Obama
Source: The Raw Story
Children’s television host Bill Nye, better known as “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” has formally endorsed President Barack Obama for reelection in 2012.
Appearing at a press conference this week with Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) at the Seacoast Science Center, Nye told a reporter for Foster’s Daily Democrat that the 2012 presidential election is “the most important election of my life,” and emphasized the president’s commitment to not cut public education budgets.
“I believe we’re at a crossroads, a turning point,” he said. “We can either move forward, especially in education, or backward. I think voters have a clear choice, so I’m supporting the president.”
That’s opposed to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), who supports the budget proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). An analysis by The National Education Association predicted the Ryan budget would trigger tens of thousands of job losses and push over 200,000 kids out of the Head Start program, a community welfare initiative that helps young students living in poverty — vital to keeping the dropout rate down in poor communities.
Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/07/19/science-guy-bill-nye-endorses-president-obama/
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|Doc Holliday||Jul 2012||#9|
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Fri Jul 20, 2012, 02:01 PM
Doc Holliday (593 posts)
9. It makes me think of that Adlai Stevenson quote....
Something to the effect of, "Well, we got the intelligent folks on our side. Now....how do we get a majority?"