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Contrary1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-01-12 02:06 AM
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Purdue Protesters Decry Daniels As 'Inbred' Choice
No garden gnome as Purdue Prez for these folks. I must admit, I'm a bit torn on this subject.

On one hand, this Koch lover has pretty much destroyed Indiana's educational system. On the other hand, this prevents the asshole from running for a higher office, at least for a while. The right wing nuts wanted him to run against Obama. Methinks there are too many closet skeletons in the form of $$$ and females that were the main reason for his decision not to run.

"Protesters staged a demonstration on Purdue's campus Saturday calling on the university to rescind its appointment of Gov. Mitch Daniels as its next president.

Organizers accused the school's board of trustees of skipping over more qualified candidates to recruit Daniels, who is set to take office when his term ends at the end of the year.

"We are very offended at what seems to us sort of an inbred choice of a candidate who has a long history of hostility toward teachers and public education," said protester Aaron Hoover.

Marilyn Haring, a former Purdue education dean, feels so strongly against Daniels' appointment that she's rewriting her will to leave Purdue out. "Upon my retirement, I put a provision in my will for $1 million to come to Purdue. I feel so strongly about this I am withdrawing that provision," Haring said..."
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