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Our opinion: Accountability? Really?

January 27, 2014

Today’s word for contemplation is “oxymoronic.” ox-y-mo-ron, n. pl. ox-y-mo-ra or ox-y-mo-rons; adj. ox-y-mo-ron-ic....

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quiensabe

Jan-30-14 9:52 AM

It does kinda have that politburo taste to it, doesn't it Brazil?

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Brazil

Jan-27-14 1:47 PM

Wonder how many minutes it took after reading the WTO Editorial before Mr. Stewart made his call to the WTO asking for his obligatory OP-ED?

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Brazil

Jan-27-14 1:44 PM

CONTINUED---this Board President. I guess we won’t see a new path here; just him following carefully in Mr. Stewart’s already planted footprints in the snow.

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Brazil

Jan-27-14 1:43 PM

Board President Arthur Stewart is a recipient of poor timing. He would have thrived so well in an Eastern European style government circa 1975. You remember those, with their tightly controlled agendas even more tightly controlled populace. With the fight over separate schools being over, the public is now in a much more docile state with regard to School Board actions and policy. It is great to see that the Board, according to President Stewart, is in perfect symmetry with the general public. The Board blatantly violates the Sunshine laws of this State and then proclaims that the outcome of their secret meetings is just what the Public wanted while never really allowing the Public will to be divined in any real sense. When President Stewart does deign to include the public it is usually always a very carefully selected public that will not veer off from the already pre-established plan. The biggest pity though is to see that the new Superintendent follows willingly along the path of

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DLudwig

Jan-27-14 11:39 AM

Bravo! I can finally agree wholeheartedly with our local newspaper. We have become too jaded by corporate double-speak. I also agree that the members of the school board are underappreciated for their time and dedication. I believe serving on the school board is closely akin to jury duty; something we all agree must be done to preserve our democracy, but, Dear Lord, don't let me be called. Neither will gain a member respect, admiration, or prestige. Open the doors and let the Sunshine in, I can promise it will also smell better, too.

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