Monday, April 26, 2004

We needed to destroy it to save it, education-style

Now I understand. You can have public education if you turn it into a charter school. Because we don't have any money for public education, but we do have Federal funds that can only be given to a charter school.

Friday, April 23, 2004

Army sergeant charged in wife's death - Apr 23, 2004

Pull Quote:

"Obviously it [Iraq] did something to him," brother Joshua Pitts told The Associated Press on Thursday from his Sheffield Lake home.

Tell me again about the administration's determination to "support our troops."

Friday, April 09, 2004

Jobless fund plunges $2B in 2 years

For those who think that re-employment alone will solve the problems.

Pull Quote: "The situation of the unemployment fund is similar to that of state pension funds."

Otherwise known as: the investments are underperforming.

Pull Quote II: "Without a change in state rules or in the economy, employers across the state will face higher payroll taxes to shore up the shrinking unemployment trust fund."

"changes in the state rules" translates to "taking more money from the state budget"; the other--well, let's just note that NJ is one of the better performing states over the past few years.