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Trump wants to abolish Child Labor Laws (and public education)

t-Rump wants kids in the Coal Mines because they’re smaller, get into small spaces, and they don’t have a fully developed survival instinct, the same reason kids were put into Coal Mines and other hazardous jobs and the reason the … Continue reading

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How to honor and support Veterans

Don’t make so many of us. It’s that fucking easy. Stop the damned War(s) For Profit. Which would that be, says you? Easy. ALL of them. Nobody in my lifetime and I’m going to be 57 on thanksgiving, we have … Continue reading

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A brief conversation at King Soopers back in November

Some kid (early twenties, maybe 30) saith unto me “What a day! We’ve got a president who isn’t a politician and legalized pot!” He seemed to be under the affluence of incohol but that doesn’t mean much. The important bit … Continue reading

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So, sometimes a little bit of foolishness…

Well, it could be inspiring. The gossip newspapers, I think the one which said Queen Elizabeth had given the monarchy to Kate as in “will and kate” the ones who were about to be married soon, after his daddy and … Continue reading

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More piss-you-off marketing foolishness

Other than Halloween stuff being put up since the first of August, which was 3 months before Halloween.. Way to go, and I’m sure I should send Halloween greeting cards to all my family and friends. Just peachy. But there’s … Continue reading

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But Little Johnnie can’t read? Why?

I’m starting this with the documented statistic that half of the adults in Tarrant County Texas are functionally illiterate.  Yes, one of the three most heavily populated counties in the state, and 50% would not be able to clearly read … Continue reading

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The Indiana State Legislature is following Wisconsin’s lead.

The R’s pushing Union-busting and the D’s walking out. Yowza. Our Democratic “Socialist” Governor, Hickenlooper, is looking at cutting public school K-12 budgets. BUT…. Nobody’s talking about the R.T. phrase. As in, Really and Truly pay the damn bills. Industry … Continue reading

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Proof Positive that Privatized Parochial Education is Inferior.

The Colorado Springs Christian Schools is hosting a fundraiser, $250 a seat at the banquet, in April, where they intend to award George W Bush, Decider-in-Thief, the Lion’s Heart Award. They’re giving that cowardly murdering PUKE a medal for being … Continue reading

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Paradigm, Buzzword, Keyword, and persuasion

Paradigm is a “consciousness” term. One of the best known ways to demonstrate it is visually, not verbally, there’s a really famous illustration of three forms, if looked at one way, the form in the middle would be the first … Continue reading

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Thank God for Hoam Skewl.

With a courtesy tip o’ the fedora to somebody who calls himself “israel fucking rules” (what is that, a neo-nazi porn site, telling us how to have sex Israeli style? You know, their sex rules…) Dudes, I know you can’t … Continue reading

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How dumb is too dumb to solo- circumnavigate? With a dig at scouting

Or fly a plane across the continent solo.The Everest kids, they’re in a somewhat different class, nobody tries that Solo. The 16 year old Child displaying childish petulance about people who think that a)she’s a spoiled Princess whose mommy and … Continue reading

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Obama breaks truth to widows: Miners died as Corporate Slaves, get used to it

Not really. He said they died in pursuit of a better life. But since the Coal Companies and other Corporate owners of West Virginia aren’t going to actually invest anything in developing some other way for the people who live … Continue reading

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“Illegal” Immigrants and the REAL Tax cheats.

Because every year at this time, DumFox Noose Nutwerx makes a big production of calling immigrants tax cheats. The IRS, the ONE governmental agency that actually has the most concern for people evading taxes, makes a point of reminding anybody … Continue reading

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Hysterical Revisionist Virginia Tea Party attempts another test of Anti-Smart Bomb Strategy, EPIC FAIL!

As we approach the Sesquicentennial (150 years) of the Civil War (massive contradiction in terms) the Commonwealth of Virginia attempted to pass off a “Confederate History Month” with no mention whatsodamnever of slavery. Even with decades of attempting to show … Continue reading

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America is not a “white” nation

Well now… an apparently Southern person wrote in response to an article about the Tea-Baggers and Other Klan Affiliates espousing Hate Crimes against black American PEOPLE, under the banners of the Failed Confederate States, that “you are an Idiot” and … Continue reading

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Corporate Pig Governor of Virginia

is talking about expanding the Stranglehold of the Military Industrial complex, tearing down Public Education and reinforcing the chains of Oil Slavery. More Terrorism against other nations, More War Crimes including and especially the Torture and Murder of prisoners. Give … Continue reading

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“A quarter billion for Public Ignorance, not a penny for Schools”

The new rallying cry of the Far Right Lunatic Fringe reflecting the famous “not a penny in Tribute” lie that was advanced in preparation for sending the fledgling Marine Corps to “the shores of Tripoli” where they were handed their … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage and the exploitation of the term “Average”

Colorado just reduced minimum wage by 3 cents an hour, under TABOR regulations. Doug Bruce should feel really proud. When his fellow “Free” market Capitalists crashed the economy the price of Big Ticket items like multi-million houses, $100,000 cars .. … Continue reading

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“Education? We don’ need no steenkeeng education…”

D38, a local school district, in Monument, and D70 in Pueblo, cutting teachers jobs and closing schools, and forcing the overcrowding and high student-to-teacher ratio that the Right Wing Lunatic Fringe say they hate about Public Education. The reality is … Continue reading

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Barack pledges to continue Republican Dunce Plan for privatizing Public Schools

The Democrats pledged today to keep the Republican implementation of ‘No Child Left Behind’ intact, and as a result the nation’s corporate media is aglow celebrating the supposed great wisdom of Barack’s not so new Education Dunce Plan. Key points … Continue reading

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Obama’s slam Duncan of public education

It seems that the ‘Change’ President and basketball player, Barack Obama, has picked another Basketball jock like himself to head up National Education policy? In choosing Arne Duncan for the post, Barack Obama slam Dunkan-ed the Chicago community organizing group, … Continue reading

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you saw the headlines, no doubt…

Teaching to the test, or “How EVERY Child Is Left Behind”… So the intensive drilling for the basic skills tests here in Colorado have shown little improvement. Typical Right Wing blame-game points go to “Public Education is a Marxist Invention … Continue reading

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