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Cory Booker releases secret emails on
$100M Facebook gift to Newark Schools

NJ.com, by Jenna Portnoy

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Posted By:Ribicon, 12/26/2012 11:17:40 AM

Newark — Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, gave $100 million to the Newark public schools in hopes of encouraging contributions as small as $5 and $10 from everyday people, but that never happened. The City of Newark released dozens of emails to The Star-Ledger late on Christmas Eve to comply with a Superior Court order. Among the behind-the-scenes details never disclosed, the emails showed the Newark philanthropist Ray Chambers wanted to arrange a million-dollar donation, but a top aide to Mayor Cory Booker dismissed it as too small. Indeed, the heavily redacted emails provide a window

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Shakedown man in the mode of Jesse Jackson is looking to run for a US Senate slot from NJ. Face of the modern Democrat.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 12/26/2012 11:39:16 AM     (No. 9084233)

Too bad the students will never see any of it. It has no doubt been direct deposited into the Teacher´s Union slush account to be used against the taxpayers in the next two elections.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JAN, 12/26/2012 11:49:23 AM     (No. 9084254)

I guess the Star Ledger hopes that hardly anyone will see this damaging report about Booker.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/26/2012 11:49:37 AM     (No. 9084257)

Only a million $$$? What a tightwad!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pickle1, 12/26/2012 1:02:29 PM     (No. 9084417)

Oh pleeezzzeee. This is a downpayment for getting what he wants. That´s why the oh so secret emails have been released.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kono, 12/26/2012 1:15:29 PM     (No. 9084451)

It´s amazing Facebook´s stock hasn´t already cratered, given the alarmingly short lifespan of trendy social networking tools online. I´ll be surprised if this $100M doesn´t turn out to be worth about as much as 100 Rubles within 5 years (ten, tops).

Remember MySpace?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 12/26/2012 1:37:49 PM     (No. 9084477)

Who would have a reason to make Cory Booker look bad?
Could it be Hillary Clinton? (Sounds strange, but some believe that Bill Clinton took Gary Hart out of the game, to keep his future path clear.)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KingBubo, 12/26/2012 1:44:06 PM     (No. 9084486)

#6, I am sure they are not sad about it. He is being followed heavily and may be a(nother unqualified) candidate for pres in 2016.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: olcap, 12/26/2012 1:50:48 PM     (No. 9084489)

I do the exact opposite of anything Mark Zuckerberg encourages people to do.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/26/2012 3:11:24 PM     (No. 9084632)

Zuckerberg is a brilliant idiot.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/26/2012 3:47:32 PM     (No. 9084666)

I thought this was a huge waste of money when he did it. Money isn´t the problem in education,it´s irresponsible parents and teachers.There´s probably not even a good way for a private donation to make it through the bureaucracy but you can bet some of the money went to teacher´s bonuses.

Of course nobody else contributed to this inane cause because they know it´s rat hole money.This i salso another example of how ungrateful your average liberal is. A $100 million falls out of the sky and they complain a million dollar donation is too skimpy.

Zuckerberg would have gotten a lot more bang for the buck if he used the money for private school vouchers.You know the schools that have guards.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/26/2012 3:56:08 PM     (No. 9084676)

Toss a stone, however large, into a pond.
Ripples.
Then nothing.
Same as before.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: juststop, 12/26/2012 6:20:31 PM     (No. 9084832)

Lat he will ever see of that cash!!! So funny they never learn.

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