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"The dangerous new Republican policies impose costs on states behind partisan lines. In their zeal to extract revenues from blue states, Republicans are threatening our nation’s ability to excel in a global knowledge economy." This article,  about the politics of the tax bill,  demonstrates THE PLOY used in the plot to end the education of our  citizens… starving the budgets so schools have no funding. Now, "the colleges are  in the cross-hairs.  Red America may hold the key to Republicans’ control of government, but blue America holds many of the keys to our nation’s economic future. Indeed, among the blue-state pay-fors, the most troubling may be those that will bleed institutions of higher education, particularly in the House bill." Only the scions of the wealthy will get th education that leads to income equality.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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