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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-25-09 08:44 PM
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45. This is hilarious.
Both salivating over the WaPo article, now both disowning the AFT.

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  -Teacher Unions Criticize Obama's School Proposals as 'Bush III' Better Believe It  Sep-25-09 03:34 PM   #0 
  - Rhetoric like this obscures their message and makes them look ridiculous. nt  tritsofme   Sep-25-09 03:37 PM   #1 
  - Doesn't obscure it all; it clarifies their message  brentspeak   Sep-25-09 03:52 PM   #5 
  - Ass kissing have gotten liberals nowhere!  IndianaGreen   Sep-25-09 06:27 PM   #16 
     - No, it's just saying that Obama is just like Bush makes one look incredibly stupid.  tritsofme   Sep-25-09 06:34 PM   #18 
        - Yes It Does, BUT  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:41 PM   #21 
        - It doesn't say he's just like Bush.  LWolf   Sep-25-09 08:26 PM   #40 
        - Let's see.....endless war, privatize schools,  roody   Sep-26-09 09:59 PM   #106 
  - I have to say this is one of the things I'm disappointed in Obama for. And there's a lot I'm happy  Brickbat   Sep-25-09 03:39 PM   #2 
  - Me too. I am keenly disappointed in his education policies.  LiberalAndProud   Sep-27-09 10:54 PM   #112 
  - Dissapointing doesn't begin to describe it...  RJDem   Sep-25-09 03:43 PM   #3 
  - My husband and are 90% certain we are going to homeschool, this pushes me over the edge  AllyCat   Sep-25-09 03:49 PM   #4 
  - As A Public School Teacher, I Don't Blame You One Bit  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:41 PM   #22 
  - A friend of mine is a public high school teacher and just rolls her eyes when I mention  AllyCat   Sep-25-09 11:23 PM   #58 
     - If a 10 year old is up until 11 doing HUNDREDS of math problems,  robo50   Sep-26-09 03:17 PM   #89 
        - I agree, but this is considered "good, tough instruction" by many parents  AllyCat   Sep-26-09 11:24 PM   #108 
        - This Is What I Tell Parents At Conference Time  Dinger   Sep-27-09 06:59 AM   #110 
           - You are absolutely correct about that. A good teacher knows  robo50   Sep-28-09 08:08 AM   #113 
  - I don't blame you either - just remember to teach them about evolution. ;)  polichick   Sep-25-09 08:57 PM   #49 
  - What Obama is doing isn't just terrible policy, it's terrible politics, too  brentspeak   Sep-25-09 03:55 PM   #6 
  - We Aren't totally Alienated, But  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:42 PM   #23 
  - No, it's not terrible politics.  Igel   Sep-25-09 09:47 PM   #54 
  - Part of terrible politics.  Jakes Progress   Sep-26-09 01:28 PM   #83 
  - Over 3 million members in both unions  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-26-09 02:09 PM   #87 
  - It seems like he has set out to deliberately alienate us;  LWolf   Sep-26-09 11:02 AM   #75 
     - It's called trangulation, and Obama could teach Bill Clinton himself  QC   Sep-26-09 01:08 PM   #82 
        - The term "triangulation"  LWolf   Sep-26-09 06:49 PM   #97 
  - K & R  last_texas_dem   Sep-25-09 03:56 PM   #7 
  - Hope you like the loss of your local control folks. This is the nail in the coffin.  MichiganVote   Sep-25-09 04:04 PM   #8 
  - yeah 'cause local school boards  mzteris   Sep-26-09 06:27 PM   #96 
  - However, there will be one place where Obama is not Bush III  LisaM   Sep-25-09 04:13 PM   #9 
  - Have they compared the US with some other countries that succeed with education  Rosa Luxemburg   Sep-25-09 04:26 PM   #10 
  - No kidding.  LWolf   Sep-26-09 11:09 AM   #77 
  - Why Obama is Winning on Education.  ProSense   Sep-25-09 04:27 PM   #11 
  - iow  paulk   Sep-26-09 09:42 PM   #105 
  - President Obama saved tens of thousands of teaching jobs with his stimulus bill  bluestateguy   Sep-25-09 04:36 PM   #12 
  - Actually Obama cut out 16 billion slated for much needed educational construction and repair  MadHound   Sep-25-09 06:25 PM   #14 
  - Obama's DOJ just terminated funding for a model program for abused women  IndianaGreen   Sep-25-09 06:30 PM   #17 
  - What a bunch of crap  bluestateguy   Sep-25-09 07:03 PM   #33 
  - Really?  MadHound   Sep-25-09 07:14 PM   #34 
     - Yes, really  bluestateguy   Sep-25-09 07:25 PM   #36 
        - Apparently for you, da nile ain't just a rive is it  MadHound   Sep-25-09 11:33 PM   #59 
  - Do you have a link to the right wing or Fox News article that told you this?  robo50   Sep-26-09 03:21 PM   #90 
  - they need to be more grateful? WOW  jonnyblitz   Sep-25-09 06:36 PM   #19 
  - Ditto (nt)  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:47 PM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-25-09 06:54 PM   #30 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-25-09 07:39 PM   #38 
  - Throw me a carrot and I will bow before you strategy. No thanks.  joeycola   Sep-26-09 06:31 AM   #61 
  - K&R  Vidar   Sep-25-09 05:44 PM   #13 
  - Yup, Obama is taking us further and further down the road to privatized education  MadHound   Sep-25-09 06:26 PM   #15 
  - Sad But True (nt)  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:45 PM   #25 
  - K & R. This Is Fucking Disturbing  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:39 PM   #20 
  - Under Duncan's Rule, CPS Was The Most Militarized Public School System In The Country  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:45 PM   #24 
  - Test, more tests, fail the schools, make them into charter schools.  madfloridian   Sep-25-09 06:46 PM   #26 
  - Excellent Post As Usual Madfloridian  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:48 PM   #28 
  - "Fund a failing program called NCLB." Don't pretend that the AFT doesn't support NCLB  ProSense   Sep-25-09 06:58 PM   #32 
  - AFT was not my union. Thank goodness.  madfloridian   Sep-25-09 07:28 PM   #37 
     - Mine Either. Thank Goodness. (nt)  Dinger   Sep-25-09 08:39 PM   #43 
        - This is hilarious.  ProSense   Sep-25-09 08:44 PM   #45 
           - Why are you so strong on charter schools?  madfloridian   Sep-25-09 08:59 PM   #50 
              - "I am trying to understand why you ridicule teachers' unions" What the hell are you talking about?  ProSense   Sep-25-09 09:17 PM   #53 
  - It's DATA-DRIVEN. That means lots of money for computer  roody   Sep-26-09 10:06 PM   #107 
  - Oh Oh. Here Come The Unrecs  Dinger   Sep-25-09 06:49 PM   #29 
  - The Ministry of Truth is hard at work  IndianaGreen   Sep-25-09 06:56 PM   #31 
  - But your Ministry of Truth, WaPo, represents the truthtellers? From the OP  ProSense   Sep-25-09 07:23 PM   #35 
  - Are you admittedly on the far right of the Democratic Party?  democrat2thecore   Sep-25-09 08:32 PM   #41 
     - WTF? If you're looking for someone to support bullshit whining and distortion  ProSense   Sep-25-09 08:42 PM   #44 
        - Distract and redirect?  democrat2thecore   Sep-25-09 08:47 PM   #46 
           - Here's a tip:  ProSense   Sep-25-09 08:52 PM   #48 
              - Thanks for the tip....(please!)  democrat2thecore   Sep-25-09 09:01 PM   #51 
                 - "your defense of Obama on damn near everything" Stop wasting your time,  ProSense   Sep-25-09 09:04 PM   #52 
                 - A noble effort.  donco6   Sep-25-09 10:03 PM   #56 
                    - Peanut gallery.  ProSense   Sep-25-09 10:08 PM   #57 
                    - I notice that teachers are always proud of their professions  Bluenorthwest   Sep-26-09 09:18 AM   #67 
                       - I am. And I'm proud of the work we do.  donco6   Sep-26-09 10:04 AM   #68 
                       - Thank You donco  Dinger   Sep-26-09 10:05 AM   #69 
                       - As we should be.  LWolf   Sep-26-09 08:48 PM   #102 
  - Ministry of Truth.,  LWolf   Sep-26-09 08:49 PM   #103 
  - One doesn't need to guess n/t  Autumn   Sep-26-09 08:23 AM   #65 
  - They're right.  LWolf   Sep-25-09 08:24 PM   #39 
  - Not If I have Anything To Say About It  Dinger   Sep-25-09 08:33 PM   #42 
  - No, it's not too hard.  LWolf   Sep-26-09 10:59 AM   #73 
     - Cutting Through The Bullshit As Usual  Dinger   Sep-26-09 11:31 AM   #81 
  - Especially paired with Race to the Top funding in this economy.  donco6   Sep-25-09 10:01 PM   #55 
     - Tying teacher pay to test scores? Sure!  LWolf   Sep-26-09 11:00 AM   #74 
     - LITERALLY?  boppers   Sep-26-09 07:04 PM   #99 
        - Yes literally.  donco6   Sep-27-09 07:32 PM   #111 
  - Disturbing - WTF is wrong with Obama?!?  polichick   Sep-25-09 08:49 PM   #47 
  - Oh noes, accountability! Testing!  boppers   Sep-25-09 11:37 PM   #60 
  - What happens with constant testing is constant teaching-to-the-test...  polichick   Sep-26-09 06:59 AM   #62 
  - You'd Think So, Wouldn't You  Dinger   Sep-26-09 07:21 AM   #64 
  - You don't believe "learning how to think" is testable?  boppers   Sep-26-09 05:12 PM   #94 
  - Accountability, But Not For Charters & Private Schools, Which Is Where This IS Heading  Dinger   Sep-26-09 07:15 AM   #63 
  - Duncan is on the record saying that if a particular charter school can't get the job done  Telly Savalas   Sep-26-09 01:50 PM   #86 
  - Thus spoken by someone  LWolf   Sep-26-09 11:10 AM   #78 
  - Are schools corporations? Does your post make sense?  brentspeak   Sep-26-09 01:45 PM   #84 
     - So only corporations, NOT PUBLICLY FUNDED schools, should be  robo50   Sep-26-09 03:27 PM   #91 
     - Charter Schools Are NOT Held To The Same Standard,  Dinger   Sep-26-09 06:51 PM   #98 
        - SO..........change the Federal laws to make them all acountable, or you would prefer  robo50   Sep-26-09 07:10 PM   #100 
     - No, schools aren't corporations. They need *MORE* scrutiny than that.  boppers   Sep-26-09 06:11 PM   #95 
  - Read something similar in Time Magazine.  bigwillq   Sep-26-09 08:56 AM   #66 
  - I have poster #'s 32,44,45,48,52 and 53 on ignore.  Better Believe It   Sep-26-09 10:11 AM   #70 
  - They're a good reminder to me, though.  donco6   Sep-26-09 10:18 AM   #71 
  - Sometimes I Add Them To My Buddy List  Dinger   Sep-26-09 11:29 AM   #80 
  - All the same person. I've had run-ins with this person too. Ignore...good idea!  AllyCat   Sep-26-09 02:15 PM   #88 
  - Like many of you, I have been a big Obama supporter, BUT-  thoughtcrime1984   Sep-26-09 10:41 AM   #72 
  - Thank you for recognizing  LWolf   Sep-26-09 11:12 AM   #79 
  - Duncan has lots of private money to work with including the Walmart  joeycola   Sep-26-09 01:45 PM   #85 
  - You have described my feelings exactly.  erinlough   Sep-26-09 04:49 PM   #93 
  - I can't see how this method will ever "save" money.  VPStoltz   Sep-26-09 11:06 AM   #76 
  - Who was Bush II?  Boomerang Diddle   Sep-26-09 04:36 PM   #92 
  - GWB.  LWolf   Sep-26-09 08:47 PM   #101 
  - kick same ol bs  democracy1st   Sep-26-09 09:34 PM   #104 
  - Sunday Morning Kick From Me  Dinger   Sep-27-09 06:38 AM   #109 
  - Can anyone tell me,  CalvinandHobbes   Sep-28-09 09:02 AM   #114 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-06-09 12:02 AM   #115 
  - Thanks for posting this. n/t  YvonneCa   Oct-06-09 05:35 PM   #116 
 

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