> That is what I meant. Handing out registration > ion forms to those poor, tortured souls does not rise > above hugs and kisses for the terminally ill. I am > sure you made them feel better with the thought that > somebody cares, but 23 yrs later, their condition is > worse than ever. >
That's a curious metaphor. It's not the one I'm using, but go for it, extend it, maybe we'll learn something.
> >Corrupt people don't usually admit to anything. > >They slink off before getting caught, if at all > >possible. > > Yea, how about that. But my question to you is, > how comfortable do you feel supporting a system, > with your money, that tolerates, seems even to breed, > corruption and incompetence?
That's not the only question. Comfort levels aside, what do I think would be the effects of your "just shoot the patient" philosophy? Not positive, I can tell you that much.
> >Again, our strategy @ Americans for Civic > >Participation was to encourage participation in the > >political process. > > I understood you the first time.
You've never understood even once, from my angle.
> >But look at it this way: we all live with the > >consequences of poor education (call it what you > >will -- war on terror?). > > Not sure what you mean by that (and I am afraid to > to ask).
Cowards R Us in Zorroville eh?
> >As to whether you're a pro... it's up to each school > >to set standards. > > That is true, if you are talking about a private > school. But if your diploma comes from the State > of Oregon, then the State of Oregon has to set the > standards. > > Haim > Je me souviens
But it's the people of Oregon who rule Oregon, not just some "in group" in Salem, though they help, certainly.