Marianne Williamson has already accepted more than 1 million in campaign contributions, well ahead of almost all other candidates, yet she claims she wants campaign finance reform.  Interesting?
Tiger Sharp April 22, 2014 at 07:10 am
Roske and Herd. I used to think Marianne had it but she's not even from here (Houston). It sadensRead More me to think she can't donate that money to charity and set an example of spirituality that she is so good at. She's like a mom saying to her daughter "Don't smoke crack" while the mom has a million in crack in her purse! Too bad, Marianne seemed so innocent. She's no better than the rest of em. Brent Roske and Mark M. Herd for Congress!
Lisa April 22, 2014 at 01:30 pm
Obviously, one has to either have their own money, or raise it to win a political race. If you'dRead More done a bit of research on Marianne, you'd know that she had placed a $250 limit on campaign contributions. That's more than I can say for most politicians. Yes, I suppose she could donate that money to charity, but if she wins the election, she'll be able to help far more people. Your argument holds no weight, especially because she's already been giving generously to charities for years. Also, comparing her to a mother who has huge amount of crack in her purse, is over the top ridiculous. It sounded like the kind of comment a Republican candidate would make, in order to hijack the conversation away from what's truly important: The issues.
venicebeachpress.com April 23, 2014 at 06:25 am
Thank you, but your confused. Marianne is bringing 1 million into the race. That's like buying anRead More election. Her only problem is the other scumbags also want to buy the same race. Listen, money is money and she is full of it. She aint walkin the walk, she's just talking the talk. So is Ted Lieusr, Wendy Cruel and a few others.
Wizzo April 23, 2014 at 01:18 pm
Good for you Carl!! Rather than just sit and fume about the problem you are looking to be part ofRead More the solution. I really do hope you win your campaign and applaud you for your efforts both secularly & at home.
Carl Petersen III April 23, 2014 at 02:29 pm
Thank you, Wizzo.
nonoise April 24, 2014 at 08:26 am
Those paid for private schools are not always good ones. And, they are not always the answer.Read More Some can be your worst nightmere. Paid for private schools, paid by the taxpayers by LAUSD are the new form of segregation. My opinion is MOST of them should be shut down. There are only a couple that MIGHT be worth keeping. Stop segregation. Stop busing special education schools out of the district to get rid of them!! Most parents never sit for one day in these private school classrooms so they think they are wonderful when they are NOT. Stop segregation. Inclusion is the answser.
John David April 23, 2014 at 06:33 pm
Tom Thumb, I'm the father of a 33 year old autistic man, and know many autistic adults. Like Carl,Read More I've not researched why "autism is on the rise". I think part of the reason is that many more professionals are aware of the disorder, more children and adults who might not have received adequate examinations or not seen by knowledgeable professionals might have fallen thru the cracks, or might have been diagnosed as intellectually impaired or other incorrect diagnosis. My son was seen by many doctors and professionals over many years in the 80s and 90s before he was diagnosed. We also knew of no other child like him until his senior year in high school. Since then, we've seen many, many more people like him. The condition itself may or may not be on the rise, but awareness, treatments and educational opportunities have certainly identified more autistic people and provided more help for them.
Tom Thumb April 23, 2014 at 06:34 pm
You're saying, with autism on the rise, and 2 of your 5 children having it, and with all yourRead More articles on all the Democrat talking points posted everywhere, that you haven't looked into it. And you want people to elect you to whatever position it is in a supervisory position at LAUSD. One ringy-dingy.
Porter gladstone April 23, 2014 at 07:11 pm
- Carl, by your logic, how does homophobia affect you ?
lisa shoshannah shaw April 19, 2014 at 10:10 pm
Brian Moloney - The Freelance Retort April 20, 2014 at 05:53 am
Thank, Snow...I think. I guess that's why my pizza is always cold before I get it home....
mimi April 20, 2014 at 08:41 pm
Hey Snow - I think you are giving us a snow job. Don't take that wrong- it's more interestingRead More that way.
LA's Education Advisor www.eduscoutla.com
Angelique Rudolph April 20, 2014 at 07:59 am
Seriously????!! It's just now becoming a question to ponder? Of course it produces better results!Read More It's a matter of respecting education and the educators. Cutting their pay tells them that they aren't as important as the issues at hand and so money needs to go elsewhere. Our problem is a lack of respect for education in this Nation. We need to look beyond our states. Other countries view school much differently, with better results. I went to school in Costa Rica for the beginning of Grammar school. Teachers are valued liked doctors and lawyers are here. They also had to do comparable schooling to become teachers, as well. 98% literally rate there. Can we say the same? NO. When the teachers love their job, are thanked and valued for it, it shows in our students as well. Then children enjoy learning. Easy.
carrie April 20, 2014 at 10:08 am
I am so for this approach! Pay more and get rid if tenure! No one should be guaranteed their jobRead More forever and it makes for failing schools!
mimi April 20, 2014 at 08:37 pm
I'm on that bandwagon, too.