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  •  Agreed, he was very clumsy (3+ / 0-)
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    JeffW, R Rhino from CT4, brein

    I'm watching Ed who just reported that NH is 60% Catholic, so this might help him.  And then, there's this:

    The Tea Party dominated New Hampshire Legislature on Wednesday overrode the governor's veto to enact a new law allowing parents to object to any part of the school curriculum.

    The state House voted 255-112 and Senate 17-5 to enact H.B. 542, which will allow parents to request an alternative school curriculum for any subject to which they register an objection. Gov. John Lynch (D) vetoed the measure in July, saying the bill would harm education quality and give parents control over lesson plans.

    "For example, under this bill, parents could object to a teacher's plan to: teach the history of France or the history of the civil or women's rights movements," Lynch wrote in his veto message. "Under this bill, a parent could find 'objectionable' how a teacher instructs on the basics of algebra. In each of those cases, the school district would have to develop an alternative educational plan for the student. Even though the law requires the parents to pay the cost of alternative, the school district will still have to bear the burden of helping develop and approve the alternative. Classrooms will be disrupted by students coming and going, and lacking shared knowledge."

    The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going. George Carlin

    by msmacgyver on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 08:28:40 PM PST

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    •  hahaha (2+ / 0-)
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      msmacgyver, JeffW

      "Clumsy". How charitable of you, considering we're talking about a walking douchebag of monumental proportion  ;)

      It is time to #Occupy Media.

      by lunachickie on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 08:36:10 PM PST

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      •  Heh, I'm feeling charitable tonight (3+ / 0-)
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        Tomorrow, not so much ;)

        I do think he's going to do very well in NH and probably will come closer to Romney than expected.

        Newt appears to have teamed up with Santorum, at least for now, and intends to do some damage in the next debate.

        I hope Santorum stays in as long as possible.  The more national exposure he gets the better and Romney will be forced to move even farther to the crazy.

        The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going. George Carlin

        by msmacgyver on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 08:51:04 PM PST

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    •  "Math is too hard, I object!" (0+ / 0-)

      This was a Beavis and Butthead episode a few weeks ago. Funny when B&B did it, not funny when it actually happens in real life.

      TEABAGGER: Totally Enraged About Blacks And Gays Getting Equal Rights

      by yg17 on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 11:06:14 AM PST

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