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Old October 11th, 2007, 08:29 AM   #21
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thats why I am about to have my wife quit her job and home school this place is going down the drain
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Old October 11th, 2007, 08:43 AM   #22
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thats why I am about to have my wife quit her job and home school this place is going down the drain
I hope you handle the english/grammar teaching.:tonka:
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Old October 11th, 2007, 08:45 AM   #23
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Um so how'd it go Stan?
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Old October 11th, 2007, 08:51 AM   #24
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I hope you handle the english/grammar teaching.:tonka:

HELLLLLLLLL NOOOO ...I knew that was coming I almost put that in my post the first time:miff:
the wife dose all that, I am the Math/science teacher
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Old October 11th, 2007, 08:58 AM   #25
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Um so how'd it go Stan?
Going this afternoon.

I have to many phone calls right now and I have to leave to a job site in a few minutes.
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Old October 11th, 2007, 09:03 AM   #26
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I wonder what movie they show during sex ed?
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Old October 11th, 2007, 09:08 AM   #27
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I think Al Gore also created Global Warming. He did this just to give himself something to talk about that could make him seem smart.

He also created Man Bear Pig.... "I am Super Cereal" (south park)
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Old October 11th, 2007, 09:33 AM   #28
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LOL, My favorite gore / bush "story".
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Old October 11th, 2007, 09:47 AM   #29
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poop lol
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Old October 11th, 2007, 10:59 AM   #30
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President Bush, when asked whether he would watch the film, responded: Doubt it"


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Old October 11th, 2007, 12:00 PM   #31
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I find it fascinating that Algore can (despite any credentials or applicable education or training) blather on about global warming while making an extremely tidy sum (i.e. millions of $) off of a business that is essentially a marketplace for "carbon offsets", that allow guilt-ridden folks to offset their lifestyle (like Al himself does btw) by purchasing these carbon offset credits.

We used to call these folks "snake oil salesmen" in that the generated or exaggerated concern over some relatively benign situation they they coincidentally had the solution for, at a cost of course.

If a conservative were to do such a thing (i.e. profit from global warming hoopla after helping whip up said hoopla) they'd be run out of town on a rail. Ol' Al gets a pass and millions in free marketing and advertising...
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Old October 11th, 2007, 12:14 PM   #32
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Spoke to a friend with kids in Romeo schools. They gave them the option to watch the movie or do internet research.
He said 80% of the kids chose research.

We were never given that option.
That is the part that truly sucks. You should have the option, or they should say it is has a political and opinion spin. If Gore really cared about global warming, this movie would have been 100% bi-partisian, and scientific proof for 100% of everything in it.
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Old October 11th, 2007, 12:27 PM   #33
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The same type thing happened here in Lansing recently. Jesse Jackson was in town to instill his racial hatred in yet another high school of impressionable minds. If my kid were subjected to his racial bullshit, I would have uncorked on someone. Fortunately, our kid goes to Dansville schools. Not much support for ol' JJ out there. It isn't too far from Howell. I can see a run on bedsheets at the local Meijer if he tried that crap. :tonka:
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Old October 11th, 2007, 12:41 PM   #34
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.....I figured I better know what I'm talking about when I start yelling in the principles office.
Or you could stop by the school and talk to the "principal".:tonka:
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Old October 11th, 2007, 12:41 PM   #35
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Going this afternoon.

I have to many phone calls right now and I have to leave to a job site in a few minutes.

wait till you have your kids 10'th grade teacher comment to you that your kid is "pretty smart for a conservative"! my dad had that happen with me, and i heard some stories from my friends parents who were there to witness his wrath!

side note, this was in Okemos, so he should have expected something stupid like this to happen
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Provide updates Stan when you get back....
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Old October 11th, 2007, 01:27 PM   #37
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if a teacher called my kid smart for a conservative I would have put them in the hospital.
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Old October 11th, 2007, 03:50 PM   #38
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Off to school I went.

I walk into the office and up to the counter. The ladies are kind of in the back of the office and shout across to me "may we help you".
There are maybe three or four other parents standing at the counter and I said, yes, can you tell me who I may speak to reguarding science curriculum.

She asks, "in what reguard". I said, the propaganda film on global warming that was shown for two days.
She asked me to hold on and went around the corner, returning with a counselor.
The counselor asks me to her office and I begin to tell her, in a very nice way, what I think of the film and the teachers teaching methods and personal opinions.
Well guess what... I'm not the only one to bring this up in the last two days.

My only course of action, according to her, is to speak to the teacher first and then up the chain of command.

As of right now, I'm still waiting for a call from the teacher.
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Old October 11th, 2007, 04:06 PM   #39
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the teacher picks the curriculum? I thought that was basically school/district controlled...

I would ask the principal why he doesn't care what his teachers are teaching...
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Old October 11th, 2007, 04:10 PM   #40
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the teacher picks the curriculum? I thought that was basically school/district controlled...

I would ask the principal why he doesn't care what his teachers are teaching...
Thats what I had asked the counselor. She asked that I speak to the teacher first.

If he doesn't call me tonight, I'm going to see the principal tomorrow.
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