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  • School choice bills spark debate

    Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have ambitious plans to provide the state’s 2.7 million schoolchildren with more choices in education.

    Their focus: fostering the growth of charter schools and voucher programs.

    Rep. Manny Diaz Jr., a Hialeah Republican and vice chairman of the House K-12 Subcommittee, said school choice is [...]

    From Naked Politics at March 17, 2014, 7:48am in News, Politics
  • Not Embarrassed

    Via TPM:

    Republican lawmakers have to be embarrassed with how little they’ve accomplished in Congress, President Barack Obama said in an interview with MSNBC Hardball’s Chris Matthews.

    No, Mr. President, I don’t think they are.  In fact, I’m pretty sure there are a number of Republicans who are proud of the [...]

    From Bark Bark Woof Woof at December 06, 2013, 4:17am in News, Politics
  • Sinking To A New Level of Stupid

    Number of comments: 5

    This is not from The Onion.  It really happened.

    Republican lawmakers in Tennessee sprung to action and demanded answers after confusing a mop sink recently installed in the state Capitol for a Muslim foot-washing sink.

    Members of the state House and Senate contacted state Senate Clerk Russell Humphrey to ask [...]

    From Bark Bark Woof Woof at March 27, 2013, 7:03am in News, Politics