The Word - Learning Is Fundamental
President Obama has proposed that we need to increase our time investment in education if we hope to be able to compete with the rest of the world. You might think that makes sense, but Fox News is concerned about the local small businesses, like the neighborhood pimps and drug dealers, who will lose their competitive edge and go bankrupt because their employees and customers are in a classroom in some school, getting the skills necessary to make it as respectable citizens...
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"What you earn is more important than what we learn." Ouch! :)
Great work, Andy, but of course, word to the wise, asking children whether they want universal healthcare might not be the wisest strategy :).
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