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Re: A New Twist on Presidential Retreats



"HOGWASH" I believe that is the intellectual's indication they disagree.
You don't need evidence such as pictures that would certainly be printed in
the papers? I hope you are not a public school graduate.

Jim

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jean M. Ward" <jmward@QWEST.NET>
To: <ARN-L@LISTS.CUA.EDU>
Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 5:02 PM
Subject: Re: A New Twist on Presidential Retreats


> HOGWASH Jim (except for your 2nd sentence).
>
> Jean Ward
> Bonney Lake, WA
>
> WE WON'T WASL!
>
> Boycotting the 7th grade WASL this year
> Boycotting the 4th grade WASL next year
>
> James Powell wrote:
> >
> > I think the reported vandalism of the Whitehouse could be one of several
> > things. It could be that the Whitehouse was truly vandalized by the
> > democrats who were leaving. It is no excuse that the presidency was
stolen
> > from them by a Republican Supreme Court. If they vandalized, they
should be
> > arrested and prosecuted. However, it is strange that we have not seen
any
> > pictures of the "extreme damage" alleged and we have only vague
descriptions
> > of it.This may be just another Bush attempt to divert the issues and
throw
> > mud on Clinton. It is clear that the writer is a true believer and
would
> > not ask for evidence where Clinton is involved or be influenced by it if
it
> > ran over Him. I would hope the writer would get more fiber in his
diet,
> > and seek professional help. With a Republican house, senate, supreme
court,
> > federal reserve, and president, teachers and students are screwed.
> >
> > Bite on that.
> >
> > Jim Powell
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "David Blomstrom" <GeoBear@GEOBOP.COM>
> > To: <ARN-L@LISTS.CUA.EDU>
> > Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 7:37 AM
> > Subject: A New Twist on Presidential Retreats
> >
> > > No, I'm not talking about vacations at Camp David or gambling in
> > pre-Castro
> > > Cuba. I'm talking about presidential RETREATS, like the one Bill
Clinton
> > > just pulled off.
> > >
> > > Sheez, could his pardons have been any sleazier? Can you believe his
> > > colleauges vandalized the White House?
> > >
> > > I actually liked Clinton in the beginning. The Monica Lewinsky affair
was
> > > an eye-opener. Little did I know it was really just a preview of what
was
> > > to come. There may be no better symbol of the arrogance of power that
has
> > > come to define American politics.
> > >
> > > Clinton's antics actually make George Bush look good to more naive
> > > taxpayers. While Clinton stands in the bushes with his underwear
pulled
> > > down around his ankles, Bush lightly dismisses the White House
vandalism
> > > ("There may have been a few cartoons posted here and there," to
paraphrase
> > > him) and calmly says his administration won't tolerate a lack of
ethics
> > and
> > > shoddy behavior.
> > >
> > > As Al Gore works on his concession speech for 2004, I suspect that
George
> > > Bush may be setting the stage for an even more spectacular retreat,
> > > inviting the Revenge of John McCain and Ralph Nader. Richard Nixon may
> > have
> > > started a fad - presidential routs.
> > >
> > > Historians may rely on a new criterion for judging presidents - Would
you
> > > buy a used car from this ex-president?
> > >
> > > Because public education is primarily a liberal institution, it's no
> > > surprise that so many teachers nationwide actively supported Clinton
> > during
> > > even his sleaziest misadventures. I recall a union hack asking the
Seattle
> > > Education Association's "leadership" to issue a statement of support
for
> > > Clinton during the Lewinsky debacle, even while Clinton and SEA were
> > > ignoring the more immediate problems that affect teachers.
> > >
> > > I think that reflects very poorly on the profession. I'd like to see
> > > teachers nationwide issue a statement condemning Clinton. People who
say
> > it
> > > would only support George Bush are fools. Just as Bush acted cavalier
in
> > > making light of Clinton's parting shots at democracy, teachers who
were
> > > mature enough to admit the obvious - at the same time taking a
somewhat
> > > unpopular and unexpected stand - might be viewed as intelligent
adults,
> > not
> > > the feeble-minded amateurs that practically beg to be punished by
> > > accountability commissions.
> > >
> > > Let George Bush dig his own grave, which teachers can cap with a
plaque
> > > bearing the legend, "He failed HIS high-stakes test."
> > >
> >
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