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109. What was unclassy about the statement?
Clearly, a black or brown child would be affected more positively by seeing Obama in the White House than a white child would.
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  -Pres. Obama surprises kids featured in 'Waiting for Superman' with a tour of the Oval Office - pics Kadie  Oct-11-10 02:32 PM   #0 
  - Lucky kids, and they seem to know it.  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 02:35 PM   #1 
  - I'm sure righties will think they got a private indoctrination.  felinetta   Oct-11-10 05:04 PM   #48 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Oct-11-10 02:37 PM   #2 
  - Great experience for those kids! K&R nt  CBR   Oct-11-10 02:38 PM   #3 
  - K&R..  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-11-10 02:39 PM   #4 
  - Deleted  vi5   Oct-11-10 02:39 PM   #5 
  - And great for the President also.  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-11-10 03:03 PM   #16 
     - Yeah, that's kind of my point.....  vi5   Oct-11-10 03:20 PM   #28 
        - Don't be a sour puss. Glory in the moment.  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-11-10 03:31 PM   #32 
        - Helluva post.  chimpymustgo   Oct-11-10 06:04 PM   #59 
        - Were the schools he attended in Indonesia private?  Number23   Oct-11-10 06:18 PM   #62 
           - Yes and no.  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-12-10 05:43 AM   #98 
              - What "issue" are you referring to?  Number23   Oct-12-10 05:25 PM   #108 
                 - Public school reform.  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-12-10 06:26 PM   #110 
                    - Darling, this thread is about 4 kids who went to visit the President  Number23   Oct-12-10 06:36 PM   #111 
                       - Calm down and read this tomorrow. You'll sleep better.  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-12-10 10:00 PM   #113 
        - how sad that you feel you have to  mopinko   Oct-12-10 12:14 PM   #104 
        - What "little grey guy on your shoulder."?  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-12-10 04:31 PM   #106 
        - There's no such thing as a "private charter school"  Recursion   Oct-12-10 12:21 PM   #105 
  - Awesome! n/t  CraftyGal   Oct-11-10 02:40 PM   #6 
  - It's very refreshing to see actual students in a thread about  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 02:46 PM   #7 
  - Wow... now that you mention it...  JuniperLea   Oct-11-10 02:50 PM   #9 
  - +1000!! nt  CBR   Oct-11-10 02:51 PM   #11 
  - Do you have a link to one of those threads were students aren't even mentioned?  EFerrari   Oct-11-10 02:52 PM   #12 
  - There's one floating in this forum right now.  JTFrog   Oct-11-10 03:06 PM   #18 
  - As a matter of fact, there isn't. And identifying the factual content of a thread  EFerrari   Oct-11-10 03:10 PM   #24 
     - It would be nothing but a call-out.  JTFrog   Oct-11-10 03:27 PM   #29 
  - While I could provide many links of that nature, I will not do so.  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 03:08 PM   #20 
  - So, that is a "no". n/t  EFerrari   Oct-11-10 03:08 PM   #22 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-11-10 03:10 PM   #23 
     - Yep, I think you got your answer and it was 'no'. No threads where  sabrina 1   Oct-11-10 05:11 PM   #50 
  - Here's one.  Common Sense Party   Oct-11-10 03:17 PM   #26 
     - The word "children" is used by one poster in a couple of  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 03:29 PM   #31 
     - Let's hope that's not construed as a call out. n/t  JTFrog   Oct-11-10 03:31 PM   #33 
     - Frankly, I don't care if it is. Someone asked for information, and I  Common Sense Party   Oct-11-10 03:51 PM   #35 
     - there are 5 posts in that thread that mention the "kids" or "children" who attend schools, i.e.  Hannah Bell   Oct-11-10 04:16 PM   #40 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-11-10 04:32 PM   #44 
     - Unfair using this thread to slam my post.  madfloridian   Oct-11-10 04:59 PM   #47 
     - Again, it ain't all about you.  Common Sense Party   Oct-11-10 05:05 PM   #49 
     - Perhaps you should be complaining  Radical Activist   Oct-12-10 10:01 AM   #100 
     - Do your thing, honey  Number23   Oct-11-10 05:41 PM   #53 
        - I am married to a teacher. Just isn't worth it. No other opinions allowed. nt  CBR   Oct-11-10 06:31 PM   #64 
  - Replying to my own post, I'll elaborate a little.  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 03:38 PM   #34 
  - MM you are nitpicking.  Dappleganger   Oct-11-10 05:50 PM   #57 
     - Well, thanks for your reply.  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 06:43 PM   #65 
        - Not at all. Many of the education threads have precious little to do  Common Sense Party   Oct-11-10 06:52 PM   #66 
           - Yes. I've noticed that while reading threads discussing  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 07:15 PM   #68 
           - +1 n/t  Spazito   Oct-11-10 07:52 PM   #75 
  - +1000 nt  woo me with science   Oct-11-10 03:55 PM   #38 
  - You're right. This isn't about someone's job security or benefits....the kids are all that matters.  Diane R   Oct-11-10 04:12 PM   #39 
  - It's disgusting to see people call this "propaganda" and a "photo op"  Number23   Oct-11-10 06:16 PM   #61 
     - If only..  girl gone mad   Oct-11-10 07:32 PM   #71 
        - I'm all for anything that would have a positive impact on the lives of children  Number23   Oct-11-10 07:47 PM   #73 
           - "Particularly black and brown ones"  girl gone mad   Oct-11-10 08:44 PM   #80 
              - Babydoll, do yourself a favor and find someone else to bother.  Number23   Oct-11-10 09:16 PM   #83 
              - What was unclassy about the statement?  Starbucks Anarchist   Oct-12-10 05:32 PM   #109 
  - I love the expressions on their faces!  JuniperLea   Oct-11-10 02:49 PM   #8 
  - Haha! Francisco looks right at home! Maybe someday...  gateley   Oct-11-10 02:51 PM   #10 
  - Kadie, do you have a link for this material that I can go read?  EFerrari   Oct-11-10 02:54 PM   #13 
  - There doesn't seem to be much out there yet...  Kadie   Oct-11-10 03:05 PM   #17 
     - Thank you. n/t  EFerrari   Oct-11-10 10:12 PM   #86 
  - ".... and kids, thanks to Arne's Race to Standarize all of your brains ...  Myrina   Oct-11-10 02:56 PM   #14 
  - +1  EFerrari   Oct-11-10 03:02 PM   #15 
  - +2  SammyWinstonJack   Oct-11-10 03:10 PM   #25 
  - That was mean.  jaxx   Oct-11-10 03:29 PM   #30 
  - I would prefer that he 'standardize' their brains, actually.  Diane R   Oct-11-10 04:17 PM   #42 
  - +1,000,000  proud2BlibKansan   Oct-11-10 04:57 PM   #45 
  - Sadly the problem of perpetual low preforming schools  salin   Oct-12-10 09:37 PM   #112 
  - Great photos!  Swamp Rat   Oct-11-10 03:07 PM   #19 
  - K&R!  JTFrog   Oct-11-10 03:08 PM   #21 
  - WoW that's a day those kids will never forget.  jaxx   Oct-11-10 03:19 PM   #27 
  - wow, that's neat  treestar   Oct-11-10 03:52 PM   #36 
  - K&R  woo me with science   Oct-11-10 03:55 PM   #37 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-11-10 04:17 PM   #41 
  - Beautiful thread! I love the look on the faces of the children...  Spazito   Oct-11-10 04:27 PM   #43 
  - Yes, always ...  Born_A_Truman   Oct-11-10 04:59 PM   #46 
  - Wonderful. Oh, this is just wonderful. I'm damn near teary eyed here  Number23   Oct-11-10 05:29 PM   #51 
  - Lovely! Looks like the thrill of their childhoods!  Pathwalker   Oct-11-10 05:31 PM   #52 
  - Beautiful...! nt  Zax2me   Oct-11-10 05:42 PM   #54 
  - Love these pictures! Those kids look thrilled and happy to  sufrommich   Oct-11-10 05:49 PM   #55 
  - You see those same expressions every time President Obama  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 07:24 PM   #70 
     - Kids and dogs have the best instincts!  JuniperLea   Oct-11-10 07:59 PM   #79 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-10 05:49 PM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-10 06:04 PM   #58 
  - Too Freaking Cool  malaise   Oct-11-10 06:11 PM   #60 
  - That movie is one of the worst anti-union screeds I have ever seen! LET'S DO WHAT THEY DO IN  grahamhgreen   Oct-11-10 06:29 PM   #63 
  - Good post.  girl gone mad   Oct-11-10 07:38 PM   #72 
  - Interesting you should mention...  JuniperLea   Oct-11-10 07:54 PM   #76 
  - +1  Johonny   Oct-11-10 09:59 PM   #85 
  - You've seen the 'Superman' movie?  Common Sense Party   Oct-11-10 11:26 PM   #87 
  - Yes,  grahamhgreen   Oct-12-10 10:36 AM   #101 
  - +100. rtt = extension of nclb  Hannah Bell   Oct-12-10 02:52 AM   #96 
  - I'm not that impressed.  sulphurdunn   Oct-11-10 07:13 PM   #67 
  - I doubt he was trying to impress you at all.  MineralMan   Oct-11-10 07:22 PM   #69 
  - If he wasn't trying to impress someone  sulphurdunn   Oct-11-10 08:44 PM   #81 
     - So photos are taken to impress someone? anyone?  lonestarnot   Oct-12-10 12:02 AM   #91 
        - In politics they are and they're called  sulphurdunn   Oct-12-10 09:38 AM   #99 
           - I think you would have a difficult time proving your suggested intent. Sharing could be the intent.  lonestarnot   Oct-12-10 11:03 AM   #102 
  - You should check out the Scandinavian schools...  JuniperLea   Oct-11-10 07:57 PM   #77 
     - I couldn't find anything about Scandinavian charter schools  sulphurdunn   Oct-11-10 09:12 PM   #82 
     - well its a good thing no one is making that comparison then  JuniperLea   Oct-11-10 09:58 PM   #84 
     - that's because they had their right wing "education reform" before us.  Hannah Bell   Oct-12-10 02:57 AM   #97 
  - Were they invited by lottery? n/t  Starry Messenger   Oct-11-10 07:51 PM   #74 
  - That's how it happened when Bill Clinton visited my daughter's school...  JuniperLea   Oct-11-10 07:58 PM   #78 
  - Most of the kids in the film missed the lottery and were left behind...  grahamhgreen   Oct-11-10 11:27 PM   #88 
     - The lottery is theatre anyway.  Starry Messenger   Oct-11-10 11:50 PM   #89 
  - Full speed ahead with school privatization  ibegurpard   Oct-11-10 11:52 PM   #90 
  - Sickening  slay   Oct-12-10 01:24 AM   #93 
  - Hmph.  chervilant   Oct-12-10 12:40 AM   #92 
  - i love how that kid in the blue shirt  shireen   Oct-12-10 01:59 AM   #94 
  - Dangerous  zenprole   Oct-12-10 02:29 AM   #95 
  - Nice kids. Too bad they're being used as props to destroy public sector unions and education  leveymg   Oct-12-10 11:33 AM   #103 
     - I really wish I didn't have to agree with that.  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-12-10 04:41 PM   #107 
 

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