Monthly Archives: March 2011

Surely She Can’t Be Serious!

Well, Governess Perdue has shown us, once again, her secret formula for becoming a one-termer.  Her recent budget proposal pushes mandated public school spending requirements down to county level.  Yesterday, she formally offered the meager fund balances from all 100 counties to pay off those recurring costs … Continue reading

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Taxaholics Anonymous

Time for a new 501(c)3 organization in Lee County- Taxaholics Anonymous (TA).   Just like its Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) counterparts, TA would serve a desperate need here in Lee County.  You see, on November 2, 2010 Lee County taxpayers spoke … Continue reading

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The “Taming of the Crew”

If only Shakespeare were alive today!  No doubt he would be amused at the latest Lee County adaptation of his play, The Taming of the Shrew.  You see, the Lee County School System is staging this performance right before our … Continue reading

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In Search of Affordable Public Education

This is a reprint of comments posted to the Sanford Herald online, in response to Lee County Commissioner Richard Hayes’ letter to the editor, subject: “Success of Schools Secures our Future.” I know Mr. Hayes to be an honorable and … Continue reading

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Is this what’s headed for Lee County…

if Moss and the BOE don’t get their budget increases? Suttle unrolls toilet paper tax… “Mayor Jim Suttle went to Washington Tuesday flush with ideas for how federal officials could help cities like Omaha pay for multibillion-dollar sewer projects. Among … Continue reading

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No RUSH! I missed the memo…

Today, I was sitting and listening to Rush Limbaugh’s program while diligently whacking away at a PC and paying no attention to those in the office. And hoping they were paying all their attention to my radio.    Rush played … Continue reading

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Articles from Beaufort Observer

For your enjoyment or disgust. you choose. EDITORIALS Jeff Moss has bankrupted our school system…in more ways than one http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-c-2008-12-16-229982.112112_Jeff_Moss_has_bankrupted_our_school_systemin_more_ways_than_one.html UPDATE: Reaction To Beaufort County Superintendent Leaving http://www.witn.com/home/headlines/36318344.html Patrick

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