But that’s not the strategy. That’s the tactic. The point is to destroy public education with “school choice,” which is as toxic a mendacity as were “right to work” and “death tax” before them.
In our last thrilling installment, (“For Whom The Bill Toils“) we had concluded with Eric O’Keefe of the Sam Adams Alliance (which they abbreviate as SAM, because even the rules of grammar must cede power to David Koch’s old “Craniacs”) and there was one other speaker — with whom we concluded and were almost Donne — on the stage at that Tea Party Patriots™ “Summit” in Phoenix, Arizona. During the weekend that 100,000 protested on the streets of Madison, Wisconsin, which event do you suppose was absent from the TV coverage, and which did you see covered on all them fair and balanced channelz? (sic)
Wisconsin-born Investment Zillionaire Foster Friess
(The Brandywine Funds) speaks to tea partiers in Phoenix last week
I promise you that this trail will lead back to Wisconsin, and to the Koch Brothers and to School Choice — which seems to be the point of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal to strip $900 million from Education, raise college tuition by 15% and destroy the collective bargaining rights of every public employees’ union that didn’t support him in the prior election.
i. John T. Walton Crashed his Airplane
Foster moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming from his home in Pennsylvania and his business in Delaware — a state which had happily sold its soul to the credit card companies by overturning usury laws and disclosure laws, like North Dakota had done quite successfully. As easy and anonymous to incorporate in as Nevada and closer to the financial markets than any other. Friess moved there in the late 1990s and retired at the turn of the millennium, and there in Millionaire Gulch, he met a fellow with whom he’d become good friends. He writes this on his “official” website and blog page: Continue reading