Political Ramblings and such
I still intend to post and repost political news and rants to my main page--- This one will just focus uniquely on such topics and so hopefully will go more in depth. fwiw-- I live in Austin, TX-- the small liberal speck on the otherwise very conservative map known as TEXAS.
Betsy Devos is what's known as a dilettante. She probably wouldn't even know that was an insult if I called her that, and neither will the children who receive their education while she's heading the Department of Education. Three separate long term studies have shown that unlike a lot of major educational policy changes, which are merely ineffective, charter schools are actually detrimental to students.
A Republican senator defended Betsy DeVos at a town hall. Boos drowned her out. — The Washington Post
But the audience reacted favorably when Sen. Joni Ernst said she thinks President Trump should release his tax returns.