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  • Reply to: Australia, your country is burning - dangerous climate change is here with you now   6 days 10 min ago
    Australia has a long history of droughts . Some of the worst were before the Europeons arrived according to research . The data reveals that despite the severity of the Millennium Drought, the five worst single years of drought happened before 1900. But 2011 was the wettest year in a 513-year record.
  • Reply to: Gerrymandering, Elections, School Privatization, and More on the Agenda as ALEC meets in Arizona   1 month 1 week ago
    One of the most slanted, tainted so-called "news articles" I've ever read....
  • Reply to: ALEC to Host “Free Speech Dinner” with Anti-LGBT Group in Arizona   1 month 2 weeks ago
    We actually have 10 state chairs and many more awaiting confirmation. We tend to agree with the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court John Jay, ""Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers." (source: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/08/28/knight.beck.bunch/index.html) Sen. Jason Rapert, President www.christianlawmakers.com
  • Reply to: Wisconsin Governor Evers Signs ALEC-Inspired Bill to Criminalize Protest   1 month 3 weeks ago
    we vote for Democrats, to prevent right-wing policy...oh, wait.
  • Reply to: Billionaire Eli Broad Takes Public Education Private   2 months 1 week ago
    Privatization supporters like Mr. Broad may align with a political party but it is simply to further their agenda. It is not traditional public schools that are failing, it is charter schools that have failed to show any difference overall in academic performance compared to traditional public schools. Many charter schools that do perform well often play the system that has been rigged in their favor through political campaign contributions to both parties. These profiteers then use public affairs companies to draft bills that create special laws for charter schools that provide opportunities to defraud public education of our tax revenue through Charter Management Organizations (CMO) which are privately held and outside public scrutiny or accountability. Charter schools were designed to be a vehicle for the wealthy to gain access to revenue streams intended for educating our children and they have been outrageously successful in doing that, to the tune of roughly 2 billion dollars.

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