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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 07:24 PM
Response to Reply #106
108. Where is the President advocating public funding for private schools?
Edited on Sun Jul-11-10 07:24 PM by ProSense
Even underlined, that has nothing to do with the President's policy.
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  -Wherein I Give Mad Props to President Obama...because someone has to NJmaverick  Jul-10-10 02:53 PM   #0 
  - Excellent article!  johnaries   Jul-10-10 03:09 PM   #1 
  - I loved that part too. That and the "understanding history keeps one from despair" bit  Number23   Jul-11-10 03:48 AM   #34 
  - Generation Obama.  jaxx   Jul-10-10 03:23 PM   #2 
  - Digging out of the biggest hole ever  treestar   Jul-10-10 03:24 PM   #3 
  - "The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die."  AtomicKitten   Jul-10-10 03:29 PM   #4 
  - Great quote and great picture  NJmaverick   Jul-10-10 04:13 PM   #5 
  - Don't have a voice on DU anymore, but good post n/t  politicasista   Jul-10-10 05:04 PM   #6 
  - Yes, we have a voice! And we will be heard, and prevail. n/t  msanthrope   Jul-10-10 05:27 PM   #7 
     - You have one, but  politicasista   Jul-10-10 08:46 PM   #24 
  - thank god Obama is President.  KeyWester   Jul-10-10 05:57 PM   #8 
  - that pic still makes me laugh  treestar   Jul-10-10 07:48 PM   #18 
  - I cringe when thinking this idiot could've won the presidency...  kjackson227   Jul-12-10 05:35 PM   #139 
  - Lots of excellent points!  JNelson6563   Jul-10-10 06:03 PM   #9 
  - Let's consider the statement about his saving us from a Great Depression by comparing with FDR  Time for change   Jul-10-10 06:21 PM   #10 
  - You're comparison is ridiculously flawed.  vaberella   Jul-10-10 07:07 PM   #13 
  - Well, you said 4 times in one paragraph that the two situations are utterly different, etc etc.  Time for change   Jul-10-10 07:23 PM   #15 
  - What does FDR have to do with what is happening today?  treestar   Jul-10-10 07:49 PM   #19 
     - From the fall of 2008 to the present time our economy has been in worse shape than at any time since  Time for change   Jul-10-10 07:59 PM   #21 
        - FDR's was much worse  treestar   Jul-11-10 10:35 AM   #46 
           - All the more reason that his accomplishments were so impressive  Time for change   Jul-11-10 03:42 PM   #59 
  - That 5 million jobs WAS in FDR's first term and 5 million then was a much  saracat   Jul-11-10 05:41 AM   #35 
     - You're counting can't be as wrong as the op.  vaberella   Jul-11-10 06:33 AM   #38 
        - I said we would have to wait till Obama completed his term.  saracat   Jul-11-10 06:45 AM   #40 
           - Sorry saracat. You're right. I agree on that point. n/t  vaberella   Jul-12-10 02:03 AM   #130 
  - Do you think that chart accurately reflects the situation?  ProSense   Jul-10-10 07:24 PM   #16 
  - Yes, I think those statistics are reasonably accurate  Time for change   Jul-10-10 07:57 PM   #20 
  - "in fact it shows him with negative 680 thousand jobs in 8 years. "  ProSense   Jul-10-10 08:03 PM   #22 
  - WTF?????????  butterfly77   Jul-11-10 03:00 PM   #57 
  - That's Nonsense  Birthmark   Jul-11-10 04:45 PM   #72 
  - When Obama took office we were losing  MadMaddie   Jul-10-10 08:07 PM   #23 
  - I wasn't expressing anger  Time for change   Jul-10-10 08:51 PM   #25 
  - FDR couldn't "force corporations" either.Yet somehow, he lead and created jobs.  saracat   Jul-11-10 05:44 AM   #36 
     - Congress went along with it  treestar   Jul-11-10 10:37 AM   #47 
     - I admit that is one of my frustrations  MadMaddie   Jul-11-10 12:49 PM   #51 
     - Part of the problem is contracts and the Recovery Act. Much employment , by the restrictions and  saracat   Jul-11-10 03:48 PM   #60 
     - FDR had a desperate for change Congress w/ 2/3 majorities in both for 6 YEARS RUNNING!  HughMoran   Jul-12-10 08:43 AM   #134 
  - Unemployment at the beginning of FDR's first term: 25%. End of first term: 22%.  Drunken Irishman   Jul-10-10 11:37 PM   #28 
  - These posters idolizing FDR are lacking in any historical perspective  treestar   Jul-11-10 10:38 AM   #48 
  - Excellent point  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 12:48 PM   #50 
  - In fact, month or so ago, Obama called it a "Depression" ...immediately scrubbed from  defendandprotect   Jul-11-10 12:49 AM   #31 
  - I see some are openly tossing around Repug talking points on DU nowadays...  jefferson_dem   Jul-11-10 07:27 PM   #109 
  - It's really a shame how little credit he gets for doing huge things.  Phx_Dem   Jul-10-10 06:33 PM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-10 05:05 PM   #80 
  - BS  HughMoran   Jul-11-10 08:15 PM   #115 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-10 08:59 PM   #117 
        - Ha Ha  HughMoran   Jul-11-10 09:11 PM   #121 
  - 75 wars is surely a huge thing!  IndianaGreen   Jul-11-10 11:07 PM   #126 
  - K & R! n/t  Political Tiger   Jul-10-10 07:00 PM   #12 
  - Van Jones is one of the best voices for Democracy~  Cha   Jul-10-10 07:22 PM   #14 
  - Yes the man is certainly brilliant  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 08:13 AM   #42 
  - Van Jones is a class act and right on the money  goclark   Jul-11-10 10:35 AM   #45 
  - Here is what Van Jones is acknowledging.  ProSense   Jul-10-10 07:47 PM   #17 
  - And you think the efforts made on those issues were good? Some are actually the source of much  saracat   Jul-11-10 05:51 AM   #37 
  - The fight with Bush was about drilling in  janx   Jul-11-10 10:34 AM   #44 
  - Since when do we support ANY drilling???? Especially in Alaska?  saracat   Jul-11-10 07:19 PM   #105 
  - "destruction of the public education system "  ProSense   Jul-11-10 03:04 PM   #58 
     - Ask the Teachers. Asl Madflo . Ask those that are well informed.  saracat   Jul-11-10 03:52 PM   #61 
     - You're right,  ProSense   Jul-11-10 03:56 PM   #62 
        - To those for whom this is their life work and not a conversation on a chat board, who  saracat   Jul-11-10 04:02 PM   #64 
           - Obviously, there  ProSense   Jul-11-10 04:06 PM   #65 
           - Same old link. Sigh.  saracat   Jul-11-10 04:08 PM   #66 
           - Same Old Shit Would Be More Like It (nt)  Dinger   Jul-11-10 09:09 PM   #120 
           - Sure, there were health care workers who bought into this crap with health care in the 80's'  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 04:26 PM   #70 
           - A lot of them are drowning in paperwork.  unapatriciated   Jul-11-10 06:54 PM   #100 
              - Oh, I know that one. As an RN, not only did our patient loads double but the paperwork tripled.  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 07:02 PM   #101 
              - Remember how electronic records were supposed to  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 07:11 PM   #103 
                 - A lot institutions for whom I worked didn't convert.  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 07:49 PM   #112 
                    - Eventually they'll have to in order to get paid.  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 08:09 PM   #114 
                       - Oh, and they'll do it, then. Right now it saves them money not to and just dump on the nurses. nt  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 08:19 PM   #116 
              - The rules are so complicated  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 07:10 PM   #102 
                 - Not only do they make their own rules-they change those rules constantly.  unapatriciated   Jul-11-10 07:32 PM   #111 
                    - Yep. It's meant to be confusing so they can keep finding reasons not to pay. nt  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 07:51 PM   #113 
           - And Weingarten is being...  YvonneCa   Jul-11-10 10:18 PM   #125 
           - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 04:29 PM   #71 
           - That Deserves It's Own Thread  Dinger   Jul-11-10 09:08 PM   #119 
     - Privatization of public services is a 30 year fad that started with Reagan...  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 04:23 PM   #69 
     - Yes  Birthmark   Jul-11-10 04:48 PM   #73 
     - Also at your link, prosense. You might want to look at it. ...Then again, you probably won't  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 04:48 PM   #74 
     - Why wouldn't I want to look?  ProSense   Jul-11-10 05:59 PM   #93 
        - Its not about the title (vouchers). Its the content that counts.  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 06:23 PM   #96 
           - "In recent years, advocates of public funding of private and religious schools "  ProSense   Jul-11-10 06:45 PM   #98 
              - Misdirection now?  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 07:19 PM   #106 
                 - Where is the President advocating public funding for private schools?  ProSense   Jul-11-10 07:24 PM   #108 
                    - Okay. This just became nonsensical beyond belief.  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 07:30 PM   #110 
                       - "he certainly wouldn't be closing public schools, opening private schools"  ProSense   Jul-11-10 09:08 PM   #118 
     - I am more than happy to share your comments with my teacher friends and their friends  IndianaGreen   Jul-11-10 07:23 PM   #107 
     - Prosense, it isn't a fad. If the ...  YvonneCa   Jul-11-10 10:14 PM   #124 
        - Here's the problem:  ProSense   Jul-12-10 08:53 AM   #135 
           - I agree with this...  YvonneCa   Jul-12-10 12:31 PM   #136 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-10 05:22 PM   #84 
     - Wait  ProSense   Jul-11-10 06:13 PM   #95 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-10 06:39 PM   #97 
        - There used to be a really good argument against  cornermouse   Jul-12-10 04:54 AM   #131 
  - Excellent. K&R nt  quiet.american   Jul-10-10 10:59 PM   #26 
  - DU has become way too focused on Obama  Vattel   Jul-10-10 11:14 PM   #27 
  - Great idea! I'm so tired of the popularity contest/sporting event model of politics. nt  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 12:21 AM   #29 
  - That's A Great Suggestion:)  Dinger   Jul-11-10 09:14 PM   #122 
  - Excellent article NJ, so true!  SunsetDreams   Jul-11-10 12:36 AM   #30 
  - Unfortunately, he's trying to bail out the ocean with a dixie cup. nt  Cheap_Trick   Jul-11-10 01:28 AM   #32 
  - Superhuman he is not  Axle_techie   Jul-11-10 01:44 AM   #33 
  - Again you have to remember the very deep hole he started in  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 08:13 AM   #41 
     - You don't fill up one hole by digging a new one...  Axle_techie   Jul-11-10 02:59 PM   #56 
        - Oh, President Obama isn't digging anything..he's  Cha   Jul-11-10 05:49 PM   #90 
           - Yet to be seen. My nightmare ship of unemployment seems  Axle_techie   Jul-12-10 12:11 AM   #129 
  - Superhuman ?  GeorgeGist   Jul-11-10 06:37 AM   #39 
  - K&R! Excellent n.t  firedupdem   Jul-11-10 10:34 AM   #43 
  - K&R good article  Peacetrain   Jul-11-10 11:52 AM   #49 
  - Unrec.  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-11-10 12:56 PM   #52 
  - All but one of these is a joke?  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 01:04 PM   #53 
     - Lol!  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-11-10 01:15 PM   #54 
     - You can't dismiss the facts for being "old"  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 01:23 PM   #55 
     - FACTs= " announced intents" Then we must have the Public Option and I didn't notice.  saracat   Jul-11-10 03:58 PM   #63 
     - Why not? You just gave him credit for something Congress didn't do  SunsetDreams   Jul-11-10 04:13 PM   #67 
     - Silly . I have many times given him credit when I applaud the effort.  saracat   Jul-11-10 04:50 PM   #75 
     - A fact is verifiable not an "announced intents"  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 04:20 PM   #68 
        - The list promoted has intents on it included with  saracat   Jul-11-10 04:51 PM   #76 
           - That doesn't preclude the fact that the majority are fact  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 05:29 PM   #86 
              - I am censorsing my response because I do not agree and do not wish to promote incivility.  saracat   Jul-11-10 07:12 PM   #104 
                 - While you concerns for civility are appreciated, it doesn't change the facts  NJmaverick   Jul-12-10 06:32 AM   #132 
                    - The list is a matter of interpetation. And much is alleged intent  saracat   Jul-13-10 02:28 AM   #142 
     - You're right.  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-11-10 10:10 PM   #123 
     - they seem to be seriously stuck in a run, Kermitt  Skittles   Jul-11-10 11:36 PM   #127 
     - Yep, I still see that one, too.  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-12-10 05:11 PM   #137 
     - So, pray tell us, what is the shelf life of facts?  11 Bravo   Jul-12-10 06:54 PM   #140 
        - There is no shelf life of facts.  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-13-10 08:46 AM   #143 
     - Your joke has gotten old and stale, NJM.  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 05:02 PM   #79 
        - I don't consider the President's accomplishments a "joke"  NJmaverick   Jul-11-10 05:26 PM   #85 
           - Really?  Birthmark   Jul-11-10 05:45 PM   #89 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-10 04:55 PM   #77 
  - Hmmm?  ProSense   Jul-11-10 04:58 PM   #78 
  - Linking to yourself, linking to an excuse.  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 05:06 PM   #81 
     - Facts are facts.  Cha   Jul-11-10 05:50 PM   #91 
     - You're boring, Cha. n/t  cornermouse   Jul-11-10 06:46 PM   #99 
        - People on the wrong side of facts frequently say things like that when facts are quoted at them  stevenleser   Jul-12-10 09:16 PM   #141 
  - Well said!  Birthmark   Jul-11-10 05:06 PM   #82 
  - "Your hero is a fraud, sir. His policies are doomed to failure. "  ProSense   Jul-11-10 05:30 PM   #87 
     - "Your hero is a fraud, sir. His policies are doomed to failure. "  Birthmark   Jul-11-10 05:42 PM   #88 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 05:10 PM   #83 
  - Look who's talkin'.  Cha   Jul-11-10 05:52 PM   #92 
     - "Name removed" is apparently talking.  Birthmark   Jul-11-10 06:03 PM   #94 
  - must be swell to be Obama's savior  havocmom   Jul-11-10 11:39 PM   #128 
  - I think this quote sums it up best  NJmaverick   Jul-12-10 06:34 AM   #133 
  - Well, let's take a look at this, shall we?  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-12-10 05:25 PM   #138 
 

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