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Topic: Re: The Prime Directive
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Paul A. Tanner III

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Re: The Prime Directive
Posted: Oct 1, 2012 1:39 AM
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On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Haim <> wrote:
> Paul A. Tanner, III Posted: Sep 30, 2012 9:53 AM

>>Hmmm. So your theory is that whatever views are held by
>>a small number of people in power in the entirety of
>>an "evil (evil to government-hating conservatives)
>>mafia" school system, some people on a local school
>>board and its superintendent, are the views held by ALL
>>people who are part of that entire "evil mafia" school

> Are you paying any attention, at all? It's a @#$@% STATE LAW that mandates the entrance requirements for three individual New York City public schools.* Do you have any idea how bizarre that is? Do you have any idea how that happens and why? Or is there truly no point whatsoever in having a discussion with you?

You call your posts here at math-teach "having a discussion"?

> In other words, in the late 1960's, the then NYC Board of Education (which later became the Dept of Education) intended to dismantle Stuyvesant High School and her sisters.

And how many people is that who had and have such power to vote in
such a way? A dozen or so?

> People who valued the school formed a coalition and lobbied the state.

And who were these people? Think about it. You condemn all those
millions of people - who are parents as well - all over the US who
teach or otherwise work in the public school system as all members of
your hated mafia. What you refuse to get is that *by your own words as
to who are the members of your hated mafia*, it is inevitable that
some of those who were and are for keeping the exemptions are part of
your hated mafia.

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