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California's Prop 82, im sick of it

  1. Jun 1, 2006 #1

    Pengwuino

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    I think theres quite a few Californians here so I think its a suitable discussion topic. To me, its just pissing me off to no end. Both sides are just plastering kids faces on the screens and if i hear the phrase "expensive preschool bureaucracy" one more time, im going to snap. I mean im leaning towards being against Prop 82 but i swear to god that phrase makes my blood boil. Preschool bureaucracy????? WHAT THE HELL DOES THAT EVEN MEAN???? I'm losing it, whats everyones opinion on it?

    http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/elections_viguide06.htm

    OH MY GOD ANOTHER COMMERCIAL!??!??! SHOOT ME NOW!
     
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  3. Jun 1, 2006 #2

    Gokul43201

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    Just read both props (very quickly). I think I'd vote NO on both, but I'm not Californian!

    I just don't see any really convincing arguments for either of them. Literacy isn't low because 4-year-olds aren't in school. It's low because 14-year-olds don't think it's worth the effort. And unless the public library system is in serious disrepair or is overburdened, I don't think renovations or additions will have a noticeable impact on literacy.
     
  4. Jun 1, 2006 #3

    Pengwuino

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    I haven't even read prop 81, let me check it out.

    These can't be the only 2 propositions on the ballot this month...
     
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  5. Jun 1, 2006 #4

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    Did I ever mention how much I detest Rob Reiner?

    Anyhoo, IMHO, it's not the early ed years where we have the crisis. It's somewhere between the 4rth and 12th grade that the system is breaking down. I agree with these folks: http://www.reason.org/pb42_universalpreschool.pdf

     
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