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1 calochortus  Mon, Dec 10, 2012 1:35:29pm

Some portions of reality are really hard to avoid.

2 stabby  Mon, Dec 10, 2012 2:08:57pm

Texans might actually re-fund then. Because the only think important to legislators is preventing poor people from voting, to forstall the state becoming Democratic. And if there are less poor babies, then there are are less poor voters. Texas spends a lot more money making it hard to stay registered to vote than they spend on elections.

3 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Mon, Dec 10, 2012 3:30:30pm



4 jaunte  Mon, Dec 10, 2012 4:02:37pm

Texas Won't Adopt Common Science Standards Soon

(July, 2012) New nationally developed common science standards may be on the horizon, but it is not likely that they will make their way into Texas classrooms soon.

Make that a “zero percent chance,” said Barbara Cargill, the Republican chairwoman of the State Board of Education.

5 moderatelyradicalliberal  Mon, Dec 10, 2012 4:45:32pm

re: #4 jaunte

Texas Won't Adopt Common Science Standards Soon

Republicans require ignorance to win elections.

6 Flavia  Mon, Dec 10, 2012 10:19:15pm

As I have ALWAYS said: if we made people vote w/their pocketbooks*, everyone would be pro-choice.

(*I had the idea of adding up all the money spent on child welfare vs all the money spent on abortions, & having people check off on their tax forms "pro choice" or "pro-life" - WITHOUT TELLING THEM WHY - & then sending them the bill for their share of whatever they've picked)

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