From the daily archives: Monday, May 14, 2007

In 2000 the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (eCOT), a Columbus based charter school, became “the first electronic charter school in the nation to graduate students”. That same year Coletta Musick, superintendent of eCOT, was paid $124,233 and forced to quit her job because of extremely poor performance.

Jump ahead to 2005 and Ms. Musick is back- now as a
major contributor to Ohio Republicans
: $2,500 to the Ohio House Republican Campaign Committee and another $2500 to Speaker Husted.

In 2006 she gave even more: $5K to the Ohio House Republican Campaign Committee, $2.5K […]

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First there was Batiste. Now there’s Eaton:

…if The President won’t listen, Congress must.

(ht Dave at PO)

Also from Eaton:

Eaton lamented that so many service members believe that conservatives ?are good for the military.? ?That is rarely the case. And we have got to get a message through to every soldier, every family member, every friend of soldier,? that the Bush administration and its allies in Congress have ?absolutely been the worst thing that?s happened to the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps.?

Say it again with me: “Conservatives are destroying […]

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An interesting Gallup poll hit the streets recently. Of particular interest is the breakdown by age of the opinion whether entering into war in Iraq was a mistake or not.

Did the United States make a mistake in sending troops to Iraq?
by age

Age:

18-29 Yes – 56% No – 41%
30-39 Yes – 48% No – 50%
40-49 Yes – 52% No – 47%
50-59 Yes – 61% No – 38%
60-69 Yes – 62% No – 37%
70-79 Yes – 70% No – 28%
80+ Yes – 69% No […]

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