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depakid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 07:36 PM
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42. Molly Ivins may have said it best:
Texas is a National Laboratory for Bad Government.
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  -Texas Conservatives Seek Deeper Stamp on Textbooks depakid  Mar-11-10 02:58 AM   #0 
  - California and New York need to get together and compile the same curriculum  rpannier   Mar-11-10 03:46 AM   #1 
  - CA and NY do not have money for books or anything else  Craftsman   Mar-11-10 05:05 AM   #2 
     - Texas HAS that money because BushInc made sure OUR TAX DOLLARS were excessively funneled to Texas  blm   Mar-11-10 08:28 AM   #13 
        - Wrong, oil and natural gas royalties  Craftsman   Mar-11-10 09:37 AM   #20 
        - That's only PART of the equation - Bush made SURE fed dollars were directed to Texas. YOUR defense  blm   Mar-11-10 09:40 AM   #22 
           - TX has the 3rd largest port in the US, 2000 miles of international border  Craftsman   Mar-11-10 10:03 AM   #23 
              - you are 'no longer convinced man has anything to do with' climate change. Gee....  blm   Mar-11-10 10:23 AM   #25 
                 - I am not defending Gov Goodhair  Craftsman   Mar-11-10 11:17 AM   #29 
                    - An energy state that soaks the rest of the country.  blm   Mar-11-10 11:33 AM   #31 
                       - We sell needed items at fair market prices.  Craftsman   Mar-11-10 12:20 PM   #35 
                          - You're exporting your TEXTBOOKS, too. Bushes NEED to control the history books  blm   Mar-11-10 12:44 PM   #36 
                             - Maybe so, but the point still remains the textbook companies cater to those who can pay  Craftsman   Mar-11-10 12:48 PM   #37 
                             - Dup  Craftsman   Mar-11-10 12:48 PM   #38 
        - Actually, Texas is a net payer. Ranked 33rd in all.  mbperrin   Mar-11-10 10:45 AM   #27 
  - Textbooks need to be held to a national standard  Mopar151   Mar-11-10 05:35 AM   #3 
  - Ugh - no. That would only result in a "Wal-Mart" textbook.  donco6   Mar-11-10 08:27 AM   #12 
     - I would beg to differ  Mopar151   Mar-11-10 09:30 AM   #19 
        - I've been through 2 sets of "standards" revisions.  donco6   Mar-11-10 11:33 AM   #32 
  - Textbooks! All they need is a bible.  damyank913   Mar-11-10 05:45 AM   #4 
  - Yeah, cuz Raygun was SO great of a President.  Roland99   Mar-11-10 06:04 AM   #5 
  - Not just taxing SS, but Unemployment as well...  rasputin1952   Mar-11-10 06:49 AM   #8 
     - A true man of the people!  Roland99   Mar-11-10 07:21 AM   #11 
  - Ronald Reagan limiting government! There's a laugh...  rfranklin   Mar-11-10 06:06 AM   #6 
  - Reagan didn't shrink government, it exploded under him...  rasputin1952   Mar-11-10 06:48 AM   #7 
  - Well the texts _should_ report Killer Trees and Ketchup as a Vegetable  HereSince1628   Mar-11-10 06:56 AM   #9 
  - For once I would just like to see...  SkyDaddy7   Mar-11-10 06:57 AM   #10 
  - Really, Texas, we're sick of this shit over here in America  Newsjock   Mar-11-10 08:36 AM   #14 
  - Texas and Alaska were the only two states that didn't participate in the panel for  sinkingfeeling   Mar-11-10 08:39 AM   #15 
  - Theoretically, if Texas wants to leave, fine  The Genealogist   Mar-11-10 09:03 AM   #17 
  - Why any liberal would live in Texas is amazing.  BonnieJW   Mar-11-10 08:59 AM   #16 
  - Getting away from the state -- nay, from the CITY -- where your life was built is hard as FUCK.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Mar-11-10 09:40 AM   #21 
  - Some of us were born here!  hamsterjill   Mar-11-10 10:18 AM   #24 
  - No. The mere mention of Texas here is a dog whistle for people to crawl from the woodwork and  tXr   Mar-11-10 10:36 AM   #26 
  - See post #19  Mopar151   Mar-11-10 11:25 AM   #30 
  - I appreciate your sensibility!  hamsterjill   Mar-11-10 03:16 PM   #41 
  - As someone who once went from NY and LA to South Carolina, I definitely salute your efforts  blm   Mar-11-10 11:36 AM   #33 
  - Sometimes you get a nice chuckle out of living in Texas.  mbperrin   Mar-11-10 10:49 AM   #28 
     - Molly Ivins may have said it best:  depakid   Mar-11-10 07:36 PM   #42 
  - Then the RWers should accomplish something besides crime!  The Genealogist   Mar-11-10 09:22 AM   #18 
  - Why doesn't this article mention that the nuts are on their way out?  mbperrin   Mar-11-10 12:00 PM   #34 
  - I would love there to be an honest appraisal of Ronald Reagan in those textbooks  jmowreader   Mar-11-10 01:27 PM   #39 
  - The rest of the 49 states should just boycott the books this year!  Joanne98   Mar-11-10 02:35 PM   #40 

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