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Obama Joins Fellow Democrat, NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Hopping On Capitalism’s Latest ‘Golden Goose’ In Pushing More Funding For PRIVATIZED PUBLIC SCHOOLS! If Cuomo Expects KICKBACKS From Those Investors, Then So Does Obama! Q. What Happened To Billion$ Already Spent On ‘Charter’ Schools? A. We Don’t Know Because Private Corporations Cannot Be Audited By States’ Attorneys General. Judiciary Says They Are Private; Charters Claim They Are Public. So Why Did Judiciary Rule Them PRIVATIZED? Capitalism Is Built On Principles Of Selfishness – So Why Would You Expect High Level Politicians To Be Different From Other Self-centered Capitalist Businessmen?

AMY GOODMAN: Actually, we have a clip of the late economist Milton Friedman back in 2006 talking about the public school system should be eliminated.

MILTON FRIEDMAN: How do we get from where we are to where we want to be, to a system in which parents control the education of their children? Of course, the ideal way would be to abolish the public school system and eliminate all the taxes that pay for it. Then parents would have enough money to pay for private schools. But you are not going to do that. And so you have to ask, what are politically feasible ways of solving the problem? The answer is, in my opinion, choice; that you have to change the way government money is directed. Instead of its being used to finance schools and buildings, you should decide how much money you are willing to spend on each child and give that money — provide that money in the form of a voucher, to the parents of the children, so that the parents can choose a school that they regard as best for their child.

AMY GOODMAN: So that’s the late Milton Friedman, the economist Milton Friedman, speaking in 2006. And behind him is the banner of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. So if you can talk about the significance of this, Lisa, and also you refer to ALEC, but exactly explain its role in all of this, as well as the Koch brothers. Continue reading

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POLITICS IS A DIRTY BUSINESS! But Politicians’ Diabolically Underhanded Tactics Are Not That Different From Tactics Of Prepubescent Children. Children Are Mischievous, Imitative & Selfish – Politicians Are Selfish, Imitative & Mischievous! That Is A Distinction Without A Difference – A Mere Matter Of Emphasis!

A ‘Frasier’ Episode: Frasier’s and Lilith’s son attempts to make his parents feel GUILTY so they will buy him a scooter.

A NYS Episode: Governor Cuomo of NYS & his ‘Common Core’ Initiative! By Installing Machiavellian TESTS, which ensure a Majority of Test Takers will FAIL, Cuomo hopes to use those FAILURES to Justify to the Voters/Parents why he must validate 100 New Charter Schools in the State.

In the event you believe only Democrats do stuff like that, allow me: Bush-Cheney went looking for and found a Secret Witness (whom they would not identify) to tie Saddam Hussein to 9/11/2001, which he was not, so Bush Administration could INVADE Iraq, cancelling Saddam’s Oil Deals with Germans, French & Russians while EXCLUDING USA!

See, it’s not a Democrat or Republican thing; it’s a DIRTY POLITICIAN THING!

I love the Concept of REMOVING ALL DIRTY POLITICIANS FROM OFFICE! Unfortunately that means the Republicans in Congress would total ZERO! Continue reading

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Judicial Ruling That NYS Cannot Audit Charter Schools! If These PRIVATIZED PUBLIC SCHOOLS May NOT Be Audited, Then How Do Parents & We The People Have Any Control Over These Corporate Vultures? Desperate Parents Once Again Are Being SUCKERED By Greedy Capitalists, Whose Primary Goal is PROFIT, NOT EDUCATIION! Dark Secret: 70% Of Charter Schools Do WORSE Than Public Schools In Their Districts – That Means Only 30% Excel! Betcha Didn’t Hear That On Those Anti-de Blasio Ads!

OPEN LETTER TO DESPERATE PARENTS! (In case you missed it or just forgot)

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:27 AM
New York charter schools won a big victory Thursday when a judge ruled the state’s top fiscal officer can’t follow the money and look at their books. Continue reading

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Which Is More Important To YOU: (A) Privatizing Public Education With Charter Schools Hoax Or (B) Making Public Education As Good As We Can Make It? The Choice Is Yours! You Can Have (A) Or (B) But Not Both! Preeminent Education Historian & Public School Advocate, Diane Ravitch, Discusses Public Education On ‘Moyers & Company’ In “Public Schools For Sale?” Her Book, “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools”. Guess Which Kids Charter Schools Don’t Want? That’s Right – Kids Who Reduce Test Score Averages!

DIANE RAVITCH: Yes. An annual market of $500 billion! So the entrepreneurs do see it as huge opportunities to make money. There are now frequently conferences, at least annually, conferences on how to profit from the public education industry. Now I never thought of public education as an industry. But the entrepreneurs do see it as an industry.

They see it as a national marketplace for hardware, for software, for textbook publishing, for selling whatever it is they’re selling, and for actually taking over all of the roles of running a school. This is what the charter movement is. It’s an effort to privatize public education, because there’s so much money there that enough of it can be extracted to pay off the investors. But I think what’s at stake is the future of American public education. I’m a graduate of public schools in Houston, Texas, and I don’t want to see us lose public education. I believe it is the foundation stone, one of the foundation stones, of our democracy. So an attack on public education is an attack on democracy…

I think at the rate we’re moving now, we will see places like Detroit, New Orleans, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Kansas City, Indianapolis, and many, many other cities where public schools become, if they still exist, they will be a dumping ground for the kids that the charter schools don’t want. We will see the privatization of public education run rampant…

They were originally supposed to be a collaborative, cooperating with public schools, trying to solve problems that public schools couldn’t solve. The original idea was that they would go out and find their dropouts and bring them back.
They would help the kids who lacked all motivation and bring these lessons back to public schools to help them. What they have become is competitors! And they’re cutthroat competitors!

So if you’re going to make scores the “be all” and the “end all” of education, you don’t want the kids with disabilities. You don’t want the kids who don’t speak English. You don’t want the troublemakers. You don’t want the kids with low scores. You want to keep those kids out. And the charters have gotten very good at finding out how to do that. Continue reading

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CHARTER SCHOOLS! Educational Salvation Or Another Capitalist PRIVATIZATION Plot To Get Rich Quick At The Expense Of Our Children? A Real Solution To America’s UNDEREDUCATION – Tabacco Editorial

CHARTER SCHOOLS: A HORRIFIC IDEA! CHARTER SCHOOLS = PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS! Public Schools, no matter how bad, have Education as Prime Goal. Privatized Charter Schools, no matter how good, seek Maximizing Profits first! Bad Charter Schools get no Publicity – but most are BAD! The Problem with MOST BAD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS is AMATEUR B.O.E. TRUSTEES and Profit Seeking Board VOLUNTEERS! Continue reading

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Why Would You EVER Trust A Salesman! Wayne LaPierre, VP Of The NRA, Is Always Selling More Guns Any Way He Can! When President Obama Promotes The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline, You Need To Know Who’s Paying Him. When Maury Exudes Over Lie Detector Tests, Which Are Inadmissible In Court, You Should Realize He’s Just A Huckster For His Own TV Show. And Harlem Children’s Zone Founder & Charter School Promoter, Geoffrey Canada, Is More Concerned With His Own Bottom Line Than He Is With Your Child’s Education. Is Every Agent Right About His Client? How About Every Lawyer? What GEORGE ZIMMERMAN’S Lawyer Is Selling, Nobody Should Buy – Here’s Why: Let Zimmerman Duplicate Those Screams On The Stand!* People, Who Listen To Hucksters, Who Will Profit If You Buy What They Are Selling, Are Logically Inept If Not Certifiably STUPID!

The Defense Attorney for George Zimmerman is attempting to sell the Jury and America that it is George Zimmerman, not Trayvon Martin, screaming for his life. That’s a simple one! Martin is dead, but Zimmerman is alive. Let Zimmerman take the witness stand and “duplicate” the screams he is alleged to have made on that tape! If George can do it, I’d vote for Acquittal! And if he doesn’t take the Stand, the Jury will know why! Continue reading

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