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If the mayors father wants to go hunting whats the big deal about him purchasing his own gun and getting a background check to make sure he's not a menace to society? I fail to see where that restricts "the right to bear arms"...unless of course his father is mentally unstable and in that case, logic might tell us that is a good thing...8 months ago
It would be pretty neat if we had a board of education that was more interested in educating kids, then winning at politics...8 months ago
First of Tony, great letter! Living in douglas county I wasn't sure if there was anyone else who thought this way (except for maybe the teachers here)
Ljordan could you please point out where in Tonys letter he does what you speak of? I don't see the words written out that say he thinks there is a correlation between dollars spent and student success. I see where you essentially call him stupid, which you then fail utterly to back up with any facts, or retorts to his point. I think he lays out his view quite clearly.
Conservatism from the right has followed "Starve the Beast" for at least 30 years. The theory is, if you take all the money away it becomes a worthless institution. That is what appears to be happening here in Colorado. If you follow that mentality with public education be prepared for people like myself to call you out for it. I want future generations of engineers, not fast food employees!Feb 14, 2012
Rick, thanks for sharing! They are nuts here about this stuff. LJordan, nice attempt re-framing the debate. As a property tax paying member of the community i damn well don't want any of my funds used to fund religious schools. What are the motives of the board members? Do any of them own an interest in private schools?
Just because you throw around liberal, or liberalism you may satisfy your need to feel smart, but you're not and your point becomes severely diluted. Id say the real crux of the issue isn't about competition, but an end around to diminish the public school system so that it can be broken down. The true agenda of either:
2. Conservative lap dogs (working class AM radio listeners)
Next you are going to tell us teachers and educators are only highly paid baby sitters right pal? Sep 5, 2011