Michelle Rhee: devil incarnate or savior of education?

Ok, a little hyperbolic on the title, but not many lukewarm opinions flying around on the current Chancellor of the Washington DC school systems.

http://www.newsweek.com/id/154901

http://www.washingtonian.com/articles/pe ople/5222.html

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Dump Larry Summers now!

It's already being reported that Larry Summers is moving the Obama economic team to the right, pushing for tax cuts and undermining Infrastructure, which he historically dislikes as part of an economic package. (http://firedoglake.com/2009/01/23/defazi o-smacks-larry-summers-for-being-anti-in frastructure/)

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Sadist Dick Cheney gleefully awaits next attack on US

Ex-President and puppetmaster Richard B. Cheney was regaling Politico with his dream of another devastating attack on the US, drooling and shaking as he outlined his fantasies of a coming bloodbath on the streets of the US.

http://www.usnews.com/blogs/robert-schle singer/2009/02/04/dick-cheney-issues-new -terror-threat--the-former-vice-presiden t-shows-his-farcical-side.html

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50 Years ago today, the day the music died....

It was fifty years ago today a small plane crashed in an Iowa corn field and extinguished one of the brightest
lights in American music.

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So, who do YOU want on the SCOTUS?

Yeah, I know, the big kitty crowd told me not to worry, that appointments to the USSC didn't matter, etc

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Shocking Development: Bush STILL retains Presidential Authority!

In a brazen move to extend his presidential authority AFTER he left office, it was revealed today that George Bush has extended "absolute immunity" to Karl Rove, Harriet Meirs and potentially many more members of his intimate crime family for any future investigation involving them. In his evidently continuing role as President, Bush has ordered them NOT to testify before congress.

http://www.newsweek.com/id/182224

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An American Masterpiece reaches 50


50 years ago perhaps the landmark work of American music was recorded and released, Miles Davis' Kind of Blue.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kind_of_Blu e

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Will the Wolf Survive.....

There was a very interesting story on the front page of the Sunday Seattle Times:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/na tionworld/2008667916_wolves25.html

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Israeli Ground Troops Enter Gaza

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090103/ap_o n_re_mi_ea/ml_israel_palestinians

I have always been a very strong supporter of Israeli, but just the timing of this is enough to make me sour on at least either of the government powers fighting for election over there.

They are doing this in the shadow between the lame duck Bush admin and the incoming Obama admin, when clearly they can operate with some distance from it's greatest ally.

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I got the Solution...I'll be the Moderator!

Yup, that's it, it's time for someone to step up to the plate, and I am just the cranky old curmudgeon to do it!

I think clearly it's best I was made SOLE ARBITOR/FINGER ON THE DELETE KEY/BIG KAHUANA of the Diary section of MyDD.

Someone has to clean up Dodge, and I am just the nutcase weirdo to do it!

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