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  •  I am not so sure about rebuilding but increasing (0+ / 0-)

    the quality of education of everyone so more kids have the tools to thrive in the world we now live in would sure be a good goal.

    Our money system is not what we have been led to believe. The creation of money has been "privatized," or taken over by private money lenders. Thomas Jefferson called them “bold and bankrupt adventurers just pretending to have money.” webofdebt

    by arealniceguy on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 12:25:40 AM PST

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    •  How about if parents take a bit more (0+ / 0-)

      responsibility in seeing that their kids are prepared to learn.

      Teachers can do only so much. Why should the teacher have to deal with a classroom full of kids that haven't been taught to respect the person standing in front of the room.

      While kindergarden is the place where children learn how to behave in school, children need to be taught by their parents to understand what is expected of them.

      Parents have to be the teacher's "assistant" and not his/her advisory.

      I've seen kids of different financial classes behave badly in public and the parent(s) doesn't give a damn. Doesn't care about the other people in the store or restaurant.

      It’s the Supreme Court, stupid! Followed by: It's always the Supreme Court! Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive.

      by auapplemac on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 03:39:39 AM PST

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