Tag Archive for Arnold Schwarzenegger

President Arnold?

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    You read that right.  Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has begun an intense lobbying effort to change U.S. law to allow him to run for President in 2016. You have to wonder if the effort is successful, would Jon Fleischman’s man crush for the Governator come back in full bloom? From the New…

Men behaving badly and the women who love them

Once again, sadly, the headlines are buzzing with steamy gossip about destructive sexual behavior in the world of the rich and famous.  In this post, I am only going to focus on the “fornicator/terminator,” Arnold.  Not that there isn’t so many to chose from!  There’s Andy Dick (oh, the irony of that name) and his latest arrest, Dominique Strauss-Kahn with…

Arnold’s Farewell Address

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The Governator has released his final address to the people of California. Arnold has managed in his seven years in office to destroy the California economy. He has of course had a little help from his Republican Party allies.

Sanchez: Schwarzenegger balancing budget on the backs of teachers and students

Once again, the state legislature is showing just how out-of-touch it is with the priorities of millions of California families. In an effort to pay their bills, state lawmakers have decided to withhold billions of dollars in funding for teachers and students. Given the severity and potential impact of these cuts, you would think California’s legislators would redouble their efforts to find another solution. Instead, they are preparing to adjourn at the end of August – without a solvent budget.

The Devil in the Details of the CUSD Strike

I’ve been writing about Capistrano Unified School District and the struggles with our current Board of Trustees. The teachers went on strike Thursday even as talks began regarding the contract imposed by the CUSD Board of Trustees.

The details are important because they seem to be getting lost in translation between the media, the administration, the union and the parents. The issue is that Teachers are willing to take pay cuts, they just don’t want them to be permanent. There are other issues as well, which I’ve written about but the real issue is the board, who funded their race and the ultimate goal of a number of organizations to privatize our public education system.