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Two Americas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-09 02:33 PM
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35. all sorts of benefits
There are all sorts of benefits from public infrastructure and public services. I can't believe that we have Democrats arguing the right wing side of this argument. Mind boggling. At least with Republicans we can see them coming, we know what they are up to, and can defend ourselves and there is no confusion. But this business of being wounded in the house of our friends, sabotaged and undermined from within, must stop. There is no more important fight.

If we cannot stand against privatization creeping into public education - uncompromisingly, steadfastly - then we stand for nothing and may as well pack it all up and go home and stop fooling ourselves and others.
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  -One More Post About The Cheese Sandwich..... unapatriciated  Feb-28-09 09:47 AM   #0 
  - Only in these great Younighted Steaks  Warren Stupidity   Feb-28-09 09:51 AM   #1 
  - yes  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 01:00 PM   #24 
  - Maybe schools privatize food service because they want  TwilightGardener   Feb-28-09 09:53 AM   #2 
  - but it should be about what's best for the children not...  unapatriciated   Feb-28-09 10:05 AM   #4 
  - Yes, I thought the study proved nothing.  TwilightGardener   Feb-28-09 10:11 AM   #5 
     - so when some "communities" judge....  unapatriciated   Feb-28-09 10:37 AM   #7 
     - Oh so maybe they should stop bussing kids to school too.  lonestarnot   Feb-28-09 10:45 AM   #9 
     - I'm sorry to break this to you, but ...  surrealAmerican   Feb-28-09 11:06 AM   #12 
     - "they"  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 12:57 PM   #23 
     - You should watch the documentary 'Super Size Me'  Usrename   Feb-28-09 10:50 PM   #43 
  - Has it occurred to you yet that privatization is a corrupt scam?  Warren Stupidity   Feb-28-09 10:23 AM   #6 
  - Privatization shifts taxpayer dollars away from the folks performing the LABOR and towards ...  TahitiNut   Feb-28-09 11:15 AM   #14 
     - no shit  Warren Stupidity   Feb-28-09 11:20 AM   #15 
  - and maybe they privatize because they have buddies in the catering service  Donnachaidh   Feb-28-09 10:44 AM   #8 
  - that is a Reaganomics argument  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 12:55 PM   #22 
  - Yes, but like Raygun himself, there is a segment of society  Greyhound   Feb-28-09 01:16 PM   #26 
     - that is fine  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 01:33 PM   #28 
        - I know that you know this, but I'm posting it anyway.  Greyhound   Feb-28-09 02:08 PM   #31 
           - yes, of course  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 02:21 PM   #33 
              - I don't think it is hopeless, but I do think our options for change are severely limited.  Greyhound   Feb-28-09 02:38 PM   #36 
                 - understood  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 03:39 PM   #39 
  - you know...  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 01:30 PM   #27 
     - One of the benefits of public school lunches  zalinda   Feb-28-09 02:22 PM   #34 
        - all sorts of benefits  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 02:33 PM   #35 
           - I agree  elizfeelinggreat   Feb-28-09 03:13 PM   #38 
              - important point  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 03:46 PM   #40 
  - I think it's shameful  elizfeelinggreat   Feb-28-09 09:57 AM   #3 
  - my son's high school is set up like a mall food court  Donnachaidh   Feb-28-09 10:47 AM   #10 
  - I'm resisting outsourcing very strongly. But I'll probably lose.  donco6   Feb-28-09 10:52 AM   #11 
  - An unintended consequence of privatizing lunch room services:  Lars39   Feb-28-09 11:13 AM   #13 
  - Perhaps we should change the discussion to the dangers of bologna  Thickasabrick   Feb-28-09 11:44 AM   #16 
  - Ack - I remember Bologna sammiches, much preferred Peanut Butter with jam/jelly/bananas  ConcernedCanuk   Feb-28-09 12:44 PM   #20 
  - It's a problem at the university level, too.  smoogatz   Feb-28-09 11:46 AM   #17 
  - Rec'd~ Oh yeah..it  Cha   Feb-28-09 12:05 PM   #18 
  - That's the problem too many short-sighted people with no health insurance...  unapatriciated   Feb-28-09 12:41 PM   #19 
     - I know..and too addicted  Cha   Feb-28-09 12:51 PM   #21 
  - Was the Albuquerque District Privatized Lunch Service? I Didn't Realize That  NashVegas   Feb-28-09 01:13 PM   #25 
  - we need to kick the corporations out of our lunch rooms  Fireweed247   Feb-28-09 01:53 PM   #29 
  - we need to draw the line  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 02:03 PM   #30 
  - really? we need another pointless thread about this non issue?  Dukkha   Feb-28-09 02:14 PM   #32 
  - that is rude and hypocritical  Two Americas   Feb-28-09 02:41 PM   #37 
  - On the contrary Dukkha I think the cheese sandwich threads  zeemike   Feb-28-09 09:36 PM   #42 
  - I am with you one that  zeemike   Feb-28-09 09:11 PM   #41 
 

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