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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-16-2017

posted by: CL Mullins
Again, if we were to emphasize primary education, pay grade school teachers at a much better rate than say French Literature and Philosophy professors, and employ more of them, it...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-16-2017

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@ Grove, Absolutely agree....
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Re: Another Tale of Two Cities: How to Deal With Donald Trump: PART ONE (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-16-2017

posted by: nobody
I think only one media outlet called the Ole Miss protest a riot - that was the Daily Mail, a little respected British tabloid....
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-16-2017

posted by: GroveReb84
@Funk, Technical support is outsourced to India because it's cheaper labor, not because we don't have people in the US that can do it. Same with manufacturing jobs. They get...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-16-2017

posted by: B
I don't have kids. I am fine with my tax dollars going to public education. I am not fine with my tax dollars going to private education, especially when that...
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Re: Another Tale of Two Cities: How to Deal With Donald Trump: PART ONE (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-16-2017

posted by: Clyde
Did you wear your vagina hat?...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: CL Mullins
APop, "corruption is not in itself political power" It is a mighty component, especially when you can't simply liquidate opposition....
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Grove, We may have to disagree on the power of school boards. The power to issue contracts is economic power, but not political. Political power at its heart is the...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: CL Mullins
Funk, Good rant....
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@FUNK You seem to be confusing education and economics a lot. They may be interrelated, but are hardly the same thing. But for the sake of discussion, how would you...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@FUNK Thanks for the link I was looking for objective educational standards, not opinions. Do those exist?...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: FUNKbrs
@grove Ain't nuthin' communist about caring about the children in your community. Ya'll keep saying there ain't no world standards, but if that's true why is tech support that used...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: FUNKbrs
@Apop http://www.businessinsider.com/wef-ranking… According to these guys (business interests) the USA doesn't even make the list of places to look for world class education. Ouch. They say Japan currently sets the...
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Re: Another Tale of Two Cities: How to Deal With Donald Trump: PART ONE (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: GroveReb84
I remember the good ole days back in 2008 when two Ole Miss students lit an Obama sign on fire the night of his election, and it was called a...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: GroveReb84
@AP, The big power that school boards do have (even though it's at the behest of the state) is over contracts. If you've got a school board of 200,000 students,...
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Re: Another Tale of Two Cities: How to Deal With Donald Trump: PART ONE (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: FUNKbrs
Make sure and wash really good after you get out of Nashville. You don't wanna have that Nash Trash stink on your clothes when you get back to a real...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Funk I might also add that school boards wield very little political power, primarily because they are not legislative bodies. They are policy making bodies only, and even then, their...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Funk Is there someplace I can go to review the educational world standards whereof you speak? In two posts yesterday, at 8:48 and again at 11:55, you speak of them...
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Re: Another Tale of Two Cities: How to Deal With Donald Trump: PART ONE (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: LoveBC
I think the best way to deal with the Donald is to let him screw himself. The Donald did a good job deflecting back attacks by both repubs in the...
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Re: Tennessee, Shelby Parties Organizing for 2018 (Politics: Politics Feature)
Issue: 03-02-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: LoveBC
Ms. Mary Mancini, I will again urge you and the democrats to find out why you have pissed off working and middle class white males, and what you all can...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: FUNKbrs
As much as I want to believe communities would be better served with smaller educational boards that would have more capacity to act specifically to help individual schools and students,...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: OakTree
@Grove - I should also add, that I think that teacher unions (specifically the NEA) have so long been Democratic partisans, that they have in fact turned into a medieval...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: OakTree
@Grove - Yep. The bigger a school system, the more the people running it act like feudal overlords, and less like teachers. My real problem with this whole 'voucher' issue...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-15-2017

posted by: GroveReb84
Back on topic, I'm a big believer in handing down education funds to the smallest entity possible. If there was one regulation I would put in place at a federal...
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Re: John DeBerry: An Outlier on Vouchers (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 03-09-2017
Posted: 03-14-2017

posted by: FUNKbrs
Occupy was an extremely wealthy movement. There's a certain kind of indigence only the extremely wealthy can afford. You don't develop a taste for art until your taste for food...
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