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The Conservative/Wall Street/1 Percent/Republican anti-government strategy is to set government up to fail (usually by starving it of funding). Then they point to the resulting "crisis" they created ...
by davej
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 10:35 AM PST with 20 Recommends
In the recent gubernatorial campaign, Governor Deal promised to overhaul school funding - he wanted to be an education governor! Coming from a governor who presided over years of gigantic austerity ...
by MPociask
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 05:30 AM PST with 6 Recommends
On today's program! Live 3-6PM http://ricksmithshow.com/ Irwin Aronson, labor attorney and show regular talks about how the Corbett/Rep Scott Perry Unemployment Insurance compensation changes are ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 12:05 PM PST with 0 Recommends
No really . Instead of funding public higher education and fixing the damage that Governor Corbett wreaked on public education during his one term as governor, Pennsylvania State Senator and ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 12:41 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Such is the mythology the US Postal Service would have us believe about the Berkeley Post Office. You see, Postal Service lawyers were caught lying to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 08:14 AM PST with 47 Recommends
It's mid-January, 2015 in Wisconsin. Just inaugurated, the Assembly and Senate "Takeover Stage" by Republicans is set. Less than a week after inauguration Wisconsin champions of Public Education ...
by MVallet
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 01:45 PM PST with 13 Recommends
We are a Nation of Gangsters. Some gangsters wind up in prison. Most of the really dangerous, really powerful gangsters never seem to wind up in prison. Lots of criminals do, though crime and the ...
by Stephen Love
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 05:38 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I guess they really do -- "want to take ' their ' country back" ... New Congress Begins Anti-Environment Attack With ‘No More National Parks’ Bill by Claire Moser, thinkprogress.org -- Jan 16, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 07:21 PM PST with 128 Recommends
I think public school teacher Peter Greene nailed the biggest public education win in 2014. Greene writes on his blog : In the midst of a staggering assault on public education, with their ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 07:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
2015 is starting out with a bang when it comes to Republicans trying to deform reform K-12 education. Look at what wisdom dropped on New Year’s Day in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel from the ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 06:18 PM PST with 73 Recommends
Al Jazeera America is reporting: A bill that would allow New Jersey ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 113 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 10:26 AM PST with 161 Recommends
After being voluntarily water-boarded, the late Christopher Hitchens wrote in his article, Believe Me, Its Torture : “You may have read by now the official lie about this treatment, which is ...
by diligentbureaucrat
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 161 Recommends
Houston class led by Teach For America corps member; UPDATE: 12/23/14 8:00 MST At the same time I was writing this diary yesterday, Judy Ferro was publishing a column in the Idaho Press Tribune ...
by The Book Bear
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2014 at 07:17 AM PST with 44 Recommends
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), of course. BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Conservative groups are opening a new front in their effort to reshape American law, arguing that local governments ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 10:48 AM PST with 19 Recommends
*Greetings from the Old Pueblo* Welcome to another Baja Arizona Kossacks Open Thread. The purpose of this diary is to promote our upcoming *Meet-Up at historic* Kon Tiki *next Saturday night.*
by Azazello
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Recent news accounts of the massive water shut-offs by the City of Detroit has drawn national and international attention to this essential utility that we sometimes take for granted. Over 17,000 ...
by brilyn37
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 07:09 AM PST with 2 Recommends
THE BERKELEY POST OFFICE IS IN IMMINENT DANGER OF BEING SOLD! After a moratorium of sorts on the sale of historic Post Offices for almost a year… The Bronx Post Office was sold in September, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 09:38 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The Ohio governor's race seems to have turned on a character flaw of the Democratic candidate, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald. The major news media have given wide and ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 11:16 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
The announcement came with last Friday afternoon's news dump: Post Office officials confirmed that the Berkeley Post Office was "under contract" to be sold , after rumors had been flying for the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 07:14 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
First published May 26, 2014 on LA Progressive Portions of this article were contributed by Cheryl Ortega and Dr. John Fernandez. "Tuck will most likely have a huge pot of money in his war ...
by rdsathene
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT with 3 Recommends