And here in Iowa, the judicial retention vote was just used in November to punish three Iowa Supreme Court justices for voting to overturn the state's law banning same-sex marriage. It was the first time any justice had lost a retention vote since it was enacted in 1968. Millions of dollars ensured that the new governor got to appoint three new right-wing justices.
But how do they split the check? Insufferably?
You take a hot dog, stuff it with some jack cheese, fold it in a pizza...
If we buy the argument that teacher quality accounts for, at most, 20% of educational outcomes (and that seems reasonable to me), then the problem of "solving education" is really the problem of solving poverty. But it's much easier to bemoan bad teachers than it is to take a hard look at the social structures that put kids in poverty in the first place.
Here in Iowa they're spending millions in retribution to oust the judges who ruled that the gays have the right to marry.
Hey, big spender!
I want to know who can eat like that and gain only seven pounds per year. I've got a glass with her name on it right 'ere.
"Although [Angie Dickinson] was even then a movie star and I was just some dork, she was very nice to me even as she declined to give me her phone number. The point is that she is one of the nice people in the movie industry."
It's like my autobiography.