“i do not understand,if a kid does not want to go to school why force him.but the bigger issue here is these unjust laws that keep getting passed and no one seems to care.just because an authority
passes a law it does not make it right.if you read the declaration of independence one of the complaints to the king was that he kept passing unfair and unjust laws,now it is being done to us,if it was not accepted then why is it being accepted today”
glockman on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:41:55
“"i do not understand,if a kid does not want to go to school why force him."
Look at the history of public education in this country beginning with Fichte and Horace Mann. The stated goals of this education was to produce dutiful citizens and a working class to continually populate industry.”
Jonathan Siedow on Jul 14, 2011 at 10:26:46
“I agree. If a kid doesn't want to attend school and he or she is 16, then let them drop out. Education is a very self-motivating process. You can't force someone to learn. They have the choice to go or not go. The whole thing has become absurd. If you want to go to school, go, if you don't they stay at home an be an idiot.”
Ariel Bonzai on Jul 14, 2011 at 08:38:35
“Good point. I seems unlikely patents would go for these Draconian measures. In LA truants can end up in the brutal system. It is ugly. And unnecessary. I think people need to become more involved but it's difficult when you are sinking in economic disaster, distracted by desires conditioned into us all by capitalism. Didn't drop outs flourish in shop class, vocational school, secretarial training? It is not about students. It's about money.”
“i do not understand what has happened to our leaders,i do not care what political party they represent.we should not be in these cituations.states almost bankrupt,states on the virge of shutting down,are you kidding.this not suppose to be the most powerful country in the world.and the goverment can not seem to do the right thing for its people what happened to we the people,for the people, by the people.we seem to be lacking the power to do what is right,however at any expense we will argue and debate,why.”
“need money for guns and food.or is that food and guns.or do we just need money.oh well i am too poor to get it right.”
joeyfoto on Jul 12, 2011 at 05:16:42
“Nobody was talking about guns... not even remotely.
Guns would be dumb.
Expressing, non-violently, mass revulsion at this far-right attempt to undermine the American political system in order to establish some Libertarian crack-pot, third-world government, is probably essential, if the vast majority of Americans are to have a decent future. We'll see...jt”
“please show me the evidence that president obama had anything to do with this law in the great state of conn and please list all the things he has destroyed along with his membership to the socialist party,oh and do not forget the list of things he is ruining in our country,but most important i need evidence on how he is intruding in our lives.wake up the landscape of this country changed long before obama came,lets see who you blame after he is gone,i await all your evidence.”
kaymettee on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:44:46
“Life is to short to list all the ways Obama has messed up this country so I'll make it short. Listen to his speeches next time he starts babbling. Don't you read the paper or listen to the news? If you did you wouldn't have to ask anyone that question.
10. Cash for clunkers: $23,000 of taxpayer's money paid for each new car sold. Top sellers in the cash for clunker program? Foreign automobiles.......
9. First time home buyer tax deduction: $43,000 of taxpayer's money for each home sold.
8. Over 65 days since Obama's personally hand picked General told him he needs more soldiers in Afghanistan.
7. Obama said the unemployment rate would not exceed 8% because of his stimulus package: It is now hovering around 10%.
6. 49 of the 50 States have have lost jobs since his stimulus package.- sorry 57 states
5. CIT files bankruptcy after receiving bail out money.
4. GMAC (part of GM) now wants new bail out money.
3. Only 24% of the stimulus money has been released.
2. Obama's national health care will cost over 1.5 trillion....the figures are now leaning towards 2 trillion (That is 2 thousand billion dollars.) 85% of the people do not want it nor will use the program.
1. Obama has not stopped the derivative program that helped along with his suing banks playing the racwe card put us into this financial quagmire. The crash will happen again.”
“i may not agree with abortion,however it should be the choice of that woman,it is her body and she is the one who will have to live with that choice.i am not anti goverment but what gives the goverment the right to tell us what to do with our bodies.they attack the smokers and drinkers and tell us how bad it is and yet they allow this poison to be made.what happened to freedom of choice”
blambe4 on Jul 2, 2011 at 14:53:52
“WE ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT SMOKERS AND DRINKERS, WE ARE TALKING ABOUT MURDERERS OF BABIES !!!!!HELLO !!!!!”
onefineseamstres on Jul 2, 2011 at 14:37:22
“well upon your own train of thought.... A woman should have the right to use her HAND any way she wants..IT "S HER HAND>>HER BODY and if she wants to hold a gun or knife and go after someone... SHE has that right. Right?”
capnamerica on Jul 2, 2011 at 14:11:21
“Women have made many choices before they thought they needed an abortion.”