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midnight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-02-07 05:56 AM
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  -Senator Biden introduces legislation to reduce class size in America's schools. Steve_in_California  Oct-02-07 01:37 AM   #0 
  - We've known the importance of this for years. I'm so pleased that Senators  gateley   Oct-02-07 01:42 AM   #1 
  - People aren't being allowed to learn about Biden's domestic agenda.  Steve_in_California   Oct-02-07 02:01 AM   #2 
  - And how long would the states have to implement this mandate?  midlife_mo_Jo   Oct-02-07 07:11 PM   #32 
     - My experience.  Steve_in_California   Oct-03-07 01:26 AM   #48 
  - This is a worthy topic. It gets recycled so much.  midnight   Oct-02-07 05:56 AM   #3 
  - Why isn't this information in the MSM?  malta blue   Oct-02-07 06:31 AM   #4 
  - 1. Good move on Biden's part. 2. Bad propaganda on yours.  LWolf   Oct-02-07 06:46 AM   #5 
  - What are your two issues?  Froward69   Oct-02-07 09:02 AM   #7 
  - Iraq and the Bankruptcy bill.  LWolf   Oct-02-07 09:30 PM   #36 
     - 65 Senators Voted For That Bankruptcy Bill.  Steve_in_California   Oct-03-07 01:02 AM   #41 
        - Edwards voted for it too when he was in the senate.  Jillian   Oct-03-07 01:03 AM   #42 
        - That's true.  LWolf   Oct-03-07 08:05 AM   #49 
           - Fair Enough  Froward69   Oct-04-07 10:51 AM   #54 
  - What sort of an "educator" uses vulgar expressions like "BS?"  Steve_in_California   Oct-02-07 11:58 AM   #13 
  - This kind of an educator.  LWolf   Oct-02-07 09:35 PM   #38 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-03-07 12:57 AM   #39 
        - You haven't spoken to a teacher since you were a kid, have you?  rucky   Oct-03-07 08:11 AM   #50 
        - And that's a personal attack.  LWolf   Oct-03-07 08:14 AM   #51 
  - Thanks for giving Biden's ranking regarding public education. My niece is a  gateley   Oct-02-07 01:05 PM   #19 
     - I'm glad to do that.  LWolf   Oct-02-07 09:22 PM   #35 
  - $2 billion seems way too little to do this.  cobalt1999   Oct-02-07 06:56 AM   #6 
  - Way to go Senators.  murbley40   Oct-02-07 09:52 AM   #8 
  - Refer to my post below: How to get things done in Washington.  Steve_in_California   Oct-02-07 12:06 PM   #16 
  - Agree, but getting support for our education system has been low on the  gateley   Oct-02-07 01:07 PM   #20 
     - then you can't make the class size thing mandatory  cobalt1999   Oct-02-07 01:12 PM   #24 
        - Don't discourage me yet! Let me just bask in the warm feelings of envisioning  gateley   Oct-02-07 01:25 PM   #26 
           - LOL  cobalt1999   Oct-02-07 01:34 PM   #28 
           - Thanks, partner!  gateley   Oct-02-07 01:52 PM   #29 
           - This Country Can Do Anything To Which It Sets Its Mind.  Steve_in_California   Oct-03-07 01:15 AM   #46 
  - At last!  bambino   Oct-02-07 09:59 AM   #9 
  - KICK  murbley40   Oct-02-07 10:26 AM   #10 
  - That works out to $21,000 per school.  lwfern   Oct-02-07 10:51 AM   #11 
  - I was just going to post the question of whether it's enough money.  Sparkly   Oct-02-07 12:01 PM   #14 
  - Refer to my post below: How to get things done in Washington.  Steve_in_California   Oct-02-07 12:08 PM   #17 
  - Rather than assuming it's just an empty political gesture, my interpretation is  gateley   Oct-02-07 01:09 PM   #21 
  - Would it apply to public colleges too?  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-02-07 11:12 AM   #12 
  - How to get things done in Washington.  Steve_in_California   Oct-02-07 12:04 PM   #15 
  - My concerns are unfunded mandates...  Sparkly   Oct-02-07 12:09 PM   #18 
  - Great observations. Our priorities are so screwy. nt  gateley   Oct-02-07 01:10 PM   #22 
  - I don't agree.  cobalt1999   Oct-02-07 01:10 PM   #23 
  - You are right - and this is something that must be addressed as  pirhana   Oct-02-07 01:27 PM   #27 
  - Come on, folks; you've got to be more intelligent than your comments reveal.  Steve_in_California   Oct-02-07 03:58 PM   #30 
     - The extra teachers should go to inner city schools  midlife_mo_Jo   Oct-02-07 08:02 PM   #33 
     - Please explain why you seem to feel that all the money should be given to only inner-city schools.  Steve_in_California   Oct-03-07 01:11 AM   #45 
        - My point of view is that  midlife_mo_Jo   Oct-04-07 08:32 AM   #52 
     - Quit making sense!  tsegat01   Oct-02-07 08:11 PM   #34 
  - Steve - I wish I would have seen this before I posted the same thing.  pirhana   Oct-02-07 01:15 PM   #25 
  - You know what they say about great minds and all that flocking together stuff.  Steve_in_California   Oct-03-07 01:00 AM   #40 
  - WAY TO GO JOE!!  kad7777   Oct-02-07 04:01 PM   #31 
  - But wouldn't that take $$ away from the war? Excellent idea, Sen. Biden!  ginchinchili   Oct-02-07 09:30 PM   #37 
  - Yes, the education bill and the $26 billion takes money away from Bush's plan to wage war on Iran.  Steve_in_California   Oct-03-07 01:03 AM   #43 
     - Edit: $26 billion for MRAP vehicles.  Steve_in_California   Oct-03-07 01:04 AM   #44 
  - Looks great. Bookmarking to read it again in the morning  wlucinda   Oct-03-07 01:23 AM   #47 
  - Classes  Thothmes   Oct-04-07 08:54 AM   #53 
  - kick  murbley40   Oct-05-07 03:04 PM   #55 

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