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GS Chandy

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Re: WG 13 Announcement: CERME 8 [Turkey]
Posted: Dec 4, 2012 9:35 PM
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Haim posted Dec 5, 2012 3:09 AM (GSC's remarks at end):
>
> Lou Talman Posted: Dec 4, 2012 12:20 PM
>

> >He may also use "TEM" without limit and without
> >admitting that he is doing so.

>
> Et tu, Lou? So, you are really not sure what "The
> The Education Mafia" means? Really? I'd bet you are
> pretty sure what your socialists friends mean when
> they talk about "Big Oil", or "Wall Street", or
> "Banksters" (a portmanteau of "banker" and
> "ganster"), or "capitalists", or "petty bourgoisie".
> How about "The 1%" and "The 99%"? No problem there,
> , eh? But, somehow you just can't wrap your brain
> around the idea of "The Education Mafia". Gosh, Lou,
> I wonder who has more explaining to do.
>

> >Of course, others---including you and me---share
> >this privilege. That's only fair.
> >
> >As this list attests, such privileges make for dandy
> >arguments that have no resolutions.

>
> And you aim to keep it that way, because a true
> rue solution for what ails American public education
> will not be kind to The Education Mafia.
>

And that solution will be even less kind to Haim and his cohorts and consorts than it is to that infamous 'Education Mafia' of Haim's (assuming such a powerful and malign entity actually exists in the real world - and assuming that Haim has correctly identified its consitutents).

GSC
("Still Shoveling Away!")



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