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Obama’s cruel fight against school choice
Washington Post, by Bobby Jindal

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/5/2013 2:28:13 PM

While President Obama was publicly celebrating the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech last week, his administration took action behind the scenes in Louisiana that was a complete rejection of King’s dream. The Justice Department has challenged our state in court for having the temerity to start a scholarship program that frees low-income minority children from failing schools. In other words, Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder would rip children out of their schools and handcuff them to the failing schools they previously attended. And, in the ultimate irony, they are using desegregation orders set up

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Reply 1 - Posted by: veritas, 9/5/2013 2:37:23 PM     (No. 9507164)

The Feds have no role in "school choice."

To back-door their way into this issue and so many others via phony civil rights issues or other lawyer tricks [despicable and astonishing distortions of Commerce Clause, General Welfare, etc.] shows the Feds are simply out-of-control tyrants -- and that they are very happy to be.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 9/5/2013 2:41:46 PM     (No. 9507170)

When unions give Dems money, they expect a return on that investment. This is that return.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 9/5/2013 2:45:51 PM     (No. 9507178)

How many of the maroons supporting public school education have sent their kids to private schools? Lets start with Obama....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Philly_Patriot, 9/5/2013 3:28:22 PM     (No. 9507255)

Dooming children to FAILURE is an unforgivable crime.

These people have no conscience, or morals.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 9/5/2013 3:28:39 PM     (No. 9507256)

No mention that this is not the first time that the black hating Obama has killed school choice. Didn´t he do same in DC on his first day? Of course since he lied about world-class education in his 2010 SOU speech Obama´s real goal has to be the opposite to his stated lie.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 9/5/2013 3:49:27 PM     (No. 9507285)

The Justice Department and the Obama Administration are acting at the behest of the the American Federation of Teachers. This fascist organization wants only its way and any alternative to its control must be ruthlessly stamped out.

It´s never about the children. It´s about control and power, and the preservation of their precious jobs and benefits.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lylacat, 9/5/2013 5:48:32 PM     (No. 9507430)

0bama spends $80,000 a year to send his girls to a private school, yet he insists the "peons" be forced into the public schools.

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