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Bill inGA
09-27-2009, 11:06 AM
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389x6639353

This one is going to leave a mark on proud2blibkansan.


MattBaggins (1000+ posts) Sun Sep-27-09 10:34 AM
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I will work against him if he does this
I won't just not vote, I'll actively campaign against him.
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proud2BlibKansan (1000+ posts) Sun Sep-27-09 10:37 AM
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17. Why?

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MattBaggins (1000+ posts) Sun Sep-27-09 10:51 AM
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21. I use the summer to do things with my children
Edited on Sun Sep-27-09 10:51 AM by MattBaggins
I take them places and teach them new things that I want them to know. I make sure they write in journals and learn new things each day so they don't forget or fall behind. I will take care of my kids needs in the summer months and don't need you telling me that I will pay you to watch them at that time whether I like it or not.

MattBaggins (1000+ posts) Sun Sep-27-09 10:58 AM
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24. Leave my kids out of your babysitting service
1. Big fat lie on this one. Our kids are just as smart as the Asian ones. It's really stupid to compare the top 10% of Asian students to all of American students. When you compare our poor kids who at least get to go to high school to all the kids in these "awesome" countries that never get that opportunity.

As far as the rest of it; work with your kids over the summer so they don't fall behind. Don't force my kids into your babysitting service and ruin our summer vacation.

SarasotaRepub
09-27-2009, 11:52 AM
Tim01 (1000+ posts) Sun Sep-27-09 10:31 AM
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12. Exactly.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/images/transparent.gifOur kids are being taught to be worker drones. Work, consume, obey. Work, consume, obey. Work, consume,obey.
That is what is most profitable for the corporations.


Imagine that! I must have missed that when I was in skool. :D

stsinner
09-27-2009, 12:05 PM
Year rond school isn't a bad idea..

Shannon
09-27-2009, 12:16 PM
They tried "year round" school down here about 12 years ago. It wasn't really year round. Kids were on for 3 weeks then off for 2 or something like that. There were always kids in school they just had different schedules. It was ridiculous and didn't last long.

Elspeth
09-27-2009, 05:07 PM
They tried "year round" school down here about 12 years ago. It wasn't really year round. Kids were on for 3 weeks then off for 2 or something like that. There were always kids in school they just had different schedules. It was ridiculous and didn't last long.

That seems like it would be hell on the teachers: you teach the kids something and then they're gone for 3 weeks and then you have to teach it again.

PoliCon
09-27-2009, 05:13 PM
If you have problems dealing with your little monsters for the 8 weeks they're off during the summer - think about how much of a pain in the ass it is for teachers to have to deal with them the whole rest of the year!

Shannon
09-27-2009, 05:15 PM
That seems like it would be hell on the teachers: you teach the kids something and then they're gone for 3 weeks and then you have to teach it again.

It was hell on working parents too.

Elspeth
09-27-2009, 08:36 PM
It was hell on working parents too.

I'll bet! What a rotten idea.

krodg
09-27-2009, 09:16 PM
If our kids are behind, it's because our schools teach more on the GLBT issues than they do real studies.

Rockntractor
09-27-2009, 09:19 PM
Imagine that! I must have missed that when I was in skool. :D
I excel at the consume part!