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Pistarkle Donating Member (123 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:36 PM
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Stop Republican Education Choppers in their Tracks!
Republicans Lawmakers are chopping Education funding at all levels - pre-school, elementary, middle school, and high school. Within the week, Republican House Representatives will be adding ANOTHER educational level to their ANTI-EDUCATION chopping block Pell Grants to help students attend college. Contact your legislators to show your support for continued funding in this area.

Go to www.congress.gov , www.house.gov , www.senate.gov

Ask them to:
Support the maximum Pell Grant at Congress previously promised amount of $5,550.00.
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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:37 PM
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1. But Billy the Billionaire wants a new pony!
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Buzz Clik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:50 PM
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2. Everybody -- please understand that this is not a unilateral push by the GOP.
Many Dems in Congress are standing shoulder-to-shoulder with their Republican counterparts. As usual, the first and hardest impacted by this move will be the financially needy would depend upon Pell money to get an education.

As if that was not enough, the Yellow Ribbon program (sort of a latter day GI Bill) has been slashed. Many vets who are currently in school are being told that the money they were promised for tuition is being pulled back.

What the hell is wrong with the Dems in Congress to let this bullshit happen?
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HockeyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:03 PM
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3. They want to END Public Education
Vouchers to private schools which only the rich will be able to afford. HOME SCHOOL, where Mommy can stay home, for the Middle Class and Poor.

It's the complete package. Dumb down and eliminate the Middle Class. The increased numbers of Poor will not be able to fight them, or will even know HOW.
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:15 PM
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4. Got it.
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roman7 Donating Member (77 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:43 PM
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5. servants
the repukes dont believe the poor need an education in their koch bros. dream of the future where you will be in the small elite group of fantisticlly rich or you will be a servant. (slaves would be a politically incorrect term they do have an image to project)
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