May 26, 2010

Check out the above video to get an idea how explosive this situation is and how angry students are. It's always the poor, the elderly and the students who get harmed the most by conservative ideology.

Back in April there was a massive student walkout protest over his sweeping state aid cuts in education. Gov. Chris Christie says protesting students 'belong in the classroom'

Thousands of high school students across New Jersey walked out of classes today to protest education cuts proposed by Gov. Chris Christie. Michelle Ryan Lauto, an 18-year-old college student who spent her high school years in Bergen County, organized the protests through a Facebook page.


A statement from Gov. Chris Christie's press office addressing the student walkouts said that the students walking out in response to state aid cuts to education "belong in the classroom." "We hope all efforts were made to curtail student walkouts," the statement said. "It is also our firm hope that the students were motivated by youthful rebellion or spring fever – and not by encouragement from any one-sided view of the current budget crisis in New Jersey. Students would be better served if they were given a full, impartial understanding of the problems that got us here in the first place and why dramatic action was needed.

And yet the boneheaded Tea Partiers are trying to force a recall of Sen. Robert Menendez.

The NJ Supreme Court heard arguments today on this frivolous issue.

Tea Party activists tried to begin recall efforts against Menendez last fall, but the New Jersey secretary of state rejected their filing. The group says Menendez isn't fit for office because he votes too much for government spending and supported Obama's expensive health-care reform program.

"I mean, wouldn't you love to go into a department store or a jewelry store and buy everything you see?" says Sussex County Tea Party Chairwoman RoseAnn Salanitri. "Wouldn't that be nice? But you know you can't do it. It's just not practical."

Menendez says if that's the main argument against him, the Tea Partiers are being inconsistent by targeting him.

"I find it interesting that every member in the Democratic delegation from New Jersey, save one, and my colleague in the United States Senate have voted exactly as I have, yet they have only chosen to go after me," says Menendez. "Now, maybe that has something to do with me being the chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee."

On one hand we have Sore Loserman teabaggers wasting the court's time and crying because the left has to dig us out of the Bush reign of the terrible and on the other hand we have real consequences being felt by the education class which should be getting as much help as they could. They are the lifeblood of our society.

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