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« on: March 18, 2011, 12:58:49 pm »
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ASBURY PARK, N.J. Ė A central New Jersey elementary school that was renamed in honor of President Barack Obama last year will soon be closed.
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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2011, 01:09:22 pm »
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2011, 01:32:18 pm »
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They used his middle initial H.?  Must be pubs.
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2011, 07:24:37 pm »
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Hopefully, a foreshadow of 2012!
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2011, 07:26:19 pm »
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2011, 11:12:39 pm »
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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2011, 10:46:50 am »
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Ashbury park is really a complete joke of a school district that spends bucketloads of someone else's money and gets nothing out of it.

The namesake fits, I suppose.
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« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2011, 11:19:16 am »
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My father who really cannot stand Obama got a huge kick out of this. He commented, "now if we can only get Oprah's schools in South Africa to follow suit!!"

To me, this is a little funny, but I'm not going to wish the SA schools to close.  They are actually doing a great thing.
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« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2011, 07:12:33 pm »
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Who would be proud of going to a school named after him?
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« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2011, 07:17:49 pm »
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My father who really cannot stand Obama got a huge kick out of this. He commented, "now if we can only get Oprah's schools in South Africa to follow suit!!"

Uhhhhh.....why? How hateful is that?
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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2011, 07:19:17 pm »
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My father who really cannot stand Obama got a huge kick out of this. He commented, "now if we can only get Oprah's schools in South Africa to follow suit!!"

Uhhhhh.....why? How hateful is that?

He was being facetious, not really serious.  He doesn't like Oprah at all.
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« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2011, 09:36:17 pm »
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Who would be proud of going to a school named after him?

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/02/nj_per-pupil_spending_increase.html

People who spend $27,476 per pupil to educate their kids, while achieving reading proficiency of about 15% of students in the 5th grade. I might add that 85% of that money is freeloaded from the state.

That budgetary table should make any honest hardworking american very angry.

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« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2011, 12:24:13 pm »
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Naming objects after living people is idiotic.
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« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2011, 12:29:02 pm »
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My father who really cannot stand Obama got a huge kick out of this. He commented, "now if we can only get Oprah's schools in South Africa to follow suit!!"

To me, this is a little funny, but I'm not going to wish the SA schools to close.  They are actually doing a great thing.

Dude... I think your father might be a racist. You should get him checked.
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