Tuesday, January 08, 2013
• Remember, the Gun Nuts Spew Hatred of Schools and Teachers Too
[The right-wing gun lobby’s] contribution to our national conversation about education largely consists of a steady flow of vicious rhetoric attacking public schooling and public schoolteachers. They usually depict them as incompetents and parasites, not to mention "socialists." Their broader, Randian politics constantly undermine public schools, from gutting their funding to perpetuating degrading perceptions of educators.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
• Memo to Villagers: Obama Won And Raising Capital Through Tax Reform Lost
How about we get the economy rolling again, and balance the budget by pumping up the revenues, eh? That means making the wealthy pay their fair share, narrowing instead of widening the gap between rich and poor in America, and getting more of the national wealth in the hands of more people. Not very Randian -- but it's perfectly American.