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A Letter to IUSD School Board, Schools Chief

Got this via email: April 3, 2008 Trustees of the Irvine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Gwen Gross Irvine Unified School District 5050 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 Dear Trustees and Dr. Gwen Gross: As concerned parents as well as members of the Executive Board of the Irvine Council PTA, we the undersigned respectfully request…

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

There is an extraordinary Total Buzz post from Marty Wisckol that ran yesterday featuring an interview with GOP leader Mike Schroeder regarding the outcome of the failed Debbie Cook lawsuit. Marty referred to criticism of Schroeder but other Republicans and Mike seemed to lose it. see what Marty wrote after the flip:

Teacher Layoffs Already Affecting the Classroom

  “It’s an emotional time,” said Bismack, 29, of San Clemente, now in her third year at Canyon Vista. “I have a five-year degree and I’m working on a master’s degree. I was looked at as a highly qualified teacher, and now I’m looking for an alternative job for next year.”

Understanding Liberals?

Over at Today’s Flash Report, Jon Fleischman has written another memo, this one to Assembly member John Benoit on the faliure of his bill AB2389; the subject line in the memo is “Understanding Liberals,” a subject Jon clearly knows little about. The missive is proof positive that sometimes, the blank page is a signed confession…

Should we give ¡A Mexican! a raise?

It seems that there were a few things going on at the OC Weekly before us LIBERALS took over that I was not aware of. It looks like the OC Weekly was paying their resident ¡Mexican! Gustavo Arellano, like a Mexican, or maybe less than a WalMart greeter. At any rate, a commenter (Drew C)…