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  •  Right, who voted for fuck1ng charter schools? (9+ / 0-)

    Must have been all that Microsoft money that poured in - kind of like the Monsanto money that killed the eminently sensible GMO labeling initiative in CA....

    And now for something completely different...

    by subav8r on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 08:00:07 PM PST

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    •  Huh ? (2+ / 0-)
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      AFAIK, Microsoft had nothing to do with it. Just Gates.

      Enjoying driving the electric Nissan Leaf as the primary car since Feb '11

      by EVNow on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 08:27:17 PM PST

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      •  Oh, I'm sure a lot of the employees went the (1+ / 0-)
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        same way. People with money and are passionate about improving education think throwing money at the problem will solve everything. Toss in a bit of union busting and it's a libertarian wet-dream. I work at the 'soft and I know far too many of those type of voters.

        To me progress is not so much a goal as it is a process and I believe it will not follow a straight course. Remember, the drops of water that form the river may not take the shortest path but they will still reach the ocean.

        by ontheleftcoast on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 08:39:28 PM PST

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        •  Oh, for the love of Autism... (0+ / 0-)

          Can we just get OVER our Engineerophobia for a FEW days? Hmmmm? Can't we all just get along?

          Figures don't lie, but liars do figure-Mark Twain

          by OregonOak on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 05:00:17 AM PST

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