"Michael S. Lorrey" wrote:
> QueeneMUSE@aol.com wrote:
> > That's why the appeal of the Harry Brown book TOTALLY lost me ... hearken to
> > a better life back then... How good life was before it all got interfered
> > with by those darn civl rights laws. Hogwash.
> > People are always going to whitewash the past. Remember how much better is
> > was ...? ... back in another time, a better, simpler America? That rhetoric
> > only works if I lived in middle class, non-ethnic, as white male America,
> > Mike. Things weren't so good for "others". Others have it better now, but
> > not much -- oh yes, and at a cost to the middle class non-ethnic, white male
> > America.
> > I know you have heard this before and discount it, but it's my POV.
> I don't dispute that the non-high school graduates had it difficult, esp
> minorities. I was commenting on how gicing the state (and therefore the
> eductation monopoly union, the NEA) control of our schools has produces
> a far lower quality product.
I blame early mornings for my spelling..... and of course the NEA... ;)
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