Friday, May 08, 2015

Ohio’s for-profit charter schools make great businesses, crappy educators

Ohio’s for-profit charter schools make great businesses, crappy educators



How many times does it have to be said, for people to believe it and start holding their elected officials responsible for this travesty. For profit schools are all about the profit, not about the schooling. For profit schools exist to make money for their owners and shareholders. For profit schools make profit by cutting staff pays and by providing the lowest possible service for the maximum dollar. For profit schools are the best way to undermine and ruin, not enhance, the public school system. 

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover : It's All Politics : NPR

Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover : It's All Politics : NPR



so, the party that supports the military so fervently, only does it when the military is overseas, not when they're daring to train in their own backyard. Yup. The far right is so far off, they may as well be on Pluto. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Ten Serious Flaws in the House and Senate Budget Plans | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Ten Serious Flaws in the House and Senate Budget Plans | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities



There all serious: but the one that scares me most is #6: deep cuts in the transportation infrastructure; at a time when all the people that have studied our infrastructure have been warning us just how bad the situation is. And how dire the consequences of our failure to act. 

Sunday, April 12, 2015

bad spammer



This spammer is a really bad spammer.
Poor person. To not even be any good at being bad.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

States Review Laws Revoking Licenses For Student Loan Defaults : NPR

States Review Laws Revoking Licenses For Student Loan Defaults : NPR



Oh yes this makes perfect sense: if we were in Bizarro world, that is.

Force someone to pay up, by taking away their means of earning money.

Sort of like punishing the person digging a hole for you, by taking away their shovel. 

TV Ads Financed With Secret Money Attack Paul On Day 1 Of Presidential Bid : It's All Politics : NPR

TV Ads Financed With Secret Money Attack Paul On Day 1 Of Presidential Bid : It's All Politics : NPR



This is sad yet so very right. That the shark the right created is now gobbling up members of the right as well as left.  Soon there will be no one left but the sharks.