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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-14-09 11:59 AM
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7. Whenever I think the "New Dems" are bad
I look at the Reichwing Republicans and am grateful.
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  -Scary stuff. More than 500 teachers lose jobs in Marion County, Florida. madfloridian  Feb-14-09 11:23 AM   #0 
  - That's horrible. We need more education, not less.  Veritas_et_Aequitas   Feb-14-09 11:24 AM   #1 
  - If only the Democrats controlled the White House and the Congress. Then they  Karmadillo   Feb-14-09 11:28 AM   #2 
  - well the new guy loves charter schools....  madrchsod   Feb-14-09 11:38 AM   #5 
     - And so does the new guy's Education Secretary...loves charters.  madfloridian   Feb-14-09 11:56 AM   #6 
        - Sadly...  ComtesseDeSpair   Feb-14-09 12:03 PM   #9 
        - Agreed. Over the next few years I think we will see the end of public education  madfloridian   Feb-14-09 02:11 PM   #13 
        - bill ayers wrote a very interesting article about the guy  madrchsod   Feb-14-09 04:41 PM   #14 
           - Charter schools have been the goal of the DLC for years.  madfloridian   Feb-14-09 04:44 PM   #15 
              - and pilots being funded by, e.g. Gates Foundation & other big funders.  Hannah Bell   Feb-14-09 04:58 PM   #19 
  - Actually, Republicans probably realize...  ComtesseDeSpair   Feb-14-09 12:01 PM   #8 
     - More education may indeed = fewer Republicans. Maybe that's why they are working  bertman   Feb-15-09 09:24 PM   #33 
  - I thought teachers would be relatively secure  stray cat   Feb-14-09 11:37 AM   #3 
  - Not when Republicans keep choosing the MIC and wars . . . !!!  defendandprotect   Feb-14-09 04:48 PM   #17 
  - You are right. It has been a pretty secure profession.  madfloridian   Feb-15-09 12:31 AM   #24 
  - It's horrible and it's wrong :( When are we going to learn our lesson that  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-14-09 11:37 AM   #4 
  - Whenever I think the "New Dems" are bad  upi402   Feb-14-09 11:59 AM   #7 
  - It's hard to get new teachers, and  Are_grits_groceries   Feb-14-09 12:03 PM   #10 
  - Yep...it's my county  KathieG   Feb-14-09 12:06 PM   #11 
  - Wow. Just when you think our schools couldn't suck more. . .  buzzycrumbhunger   Feb-14-09 12:20 PM   #12 
  - Let's just be sure we're calling this the Bush Depression . . ..  defendandprotect   Feb-14-09 04:46 PM   #16 
  - I don't think that matters, defendandprotect  Two Americas   Feb-14-09 04:58 PM   #18 
     - Yes, I agree to a certain point . . .  defendandprotect   Feb-14-09 11:26 PM   #20 
        - it should not be a problem  Two Americas   Feb-15-09 12:02 AM   #23 
           - dupe  defendandprotect   Feb-15-09 12:50 AM   #25 
           - Yes, from a higher perspective ... it's really about capitalism . . .corporatism . . .  defendandprotect   Feb-15-09 12:54 AM   #26 
  - IIRC, off the top of my head, that's a 300k citizen county.  flvegan   Feb-14-09 11:35 PM   #21 
  - Skimping on education is self-defeating :'(  Irish Girl   Feb-15-09 12:00 AM   #22 
  - I have never seen teacher lay offs like this.  madfloridian   Feb-15-09 12:40 PM   #27 
  - Is there any way for me to find out who lost their jobs?  tavalon   Feb-15-09 06:58 PM   #28 
  - My cousin's husband is probably one of the victims here...  JCMach1   Feb-15-09 07:18 PM   #29 
  - Marion County School Board is solid Repug...  JCMach1   Feb-15-09 07:19 PM   #30 
  - Isn't Baxley from Ocala?  madfloridian   Feb-15-09 09:13 PM   #31 
     - Yes his district includes North Marion... and a good chunk  JCMach1   Feb-16-09 04:41 AM   #34 
  - My city's school district meets tomorrow to discuss letting go over 100 teachers  rainbow4321   Feb-15-09 09:21 PM   #32 
  - As if we don't have enough drop outs in this state and this move will eventually make that worse.  L0oniX   Feb-16-09 09:09 AM   #35 
  - what are the property taxes in florida like?  dysfunctional press   Feb-16-09 09:12 AM   #36 
  - go jeb...have a party...its your birthday...you da man...  happygoluckytoyou   Feb-16-09 02:57 PM   #37 
 

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