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View Diary: This week in the War on Workers: Billionaires try to buy LA school board election (47 comments)

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  •  They want to privatize education (6+ / 0-)

    and "liberals" and "democrats" are leading the way.

    Make the poor kids "perform". Make us pay rent on what used to be the public weal for the profit of said "liberals", "democrats", and their hedge fund bosses.

    Perpetual crisis means never having to say you're sorry.

    by chuckvw on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 11:12:13 AM PST

    •  yes, did I read correctly (2+ / 0-)
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      chuckvw, Mostel26

      that Villagairosa is part of the effort? Isn't he a dem?

      The banks have a stranglehold on the political process. Mike Whitney

      by dfarrah on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 11:53:40 AM PST

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      •  Only to the extent (2+ / 0-)
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        that it advances his own career.  Antonio's angling for the big private money hook-ups now that it looks like he won't get the governorship or an Obama appointment.  He's termed out as mayor.

        •  An even scarier thought--in some circles, (1+ / 0-)
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          Antonio's being talked about as a potential Dem Party 'presidential' candidate!  

          That would concern me greatly.  

          Mollie

          "Only he who can see the invisible, can do the impossible." --Frank L. Gaines

          "If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

          by musiccitymollie on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 10:36:24 PM PST

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