Never, ever get off your soapbox. It may get a little crowded there, but at
least people are now looking at what this administration is doing to
education and our future. I wasn't kidding when I said that the latest
economic cuts will give poor kids no alternative than to join the military.
Recruiters are in the high schools, already signing them up.
Never get off your soapbox. I'm standing there, right beside you.
From: mary maloney johnson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 3:08 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: RE: It is time to restore the tax cuts! (Judy's Vent)
I hope our fears will inspire us to take action. I agree with Judy and
Woody and all the like-minded people who have chimed in about our domestic
financial situation. There may be a few in artsednet land who don't
agree... my feeling is that by underfunding education the administration
accomplishes some of its unstated social Darwinism goals (keep 'em
pregnant, if not barefoot, for instance) after all education is run by the
"Government" ... and all people know that the "Government" (pronounced
gummint) is bad and that we want less of it, right?
Our man in Washington spent a lot of time pandering to the innocent among
us who have a woodsy way of pronouncing that word... who haven't figured
out that Big Government is only truly BIG when it creates a New World