Politics, money and school-board campaigns

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The MVEA dollars are local. Local people, local jobs.  You have a problem with that?

Not counted in the contributions are the untold biased e-mails full of untruths the State Education Association will send; the completely false movie which was shown at the Mesa Theater two weeks ago, brought in by out of town money to scare the locals.

I wonder if the Conservative members of the MVEA appreciate their Union Dues going to Candidates they do not support.

The nonpolitical school board elections have never been that. The Left has pretty much had its own way for years. Now that the Conservatives are standing up, suddenly there is a problem. Laughable non-issue. The Left is afraid of losing its power in the School Board, no more no less.

Lets all remember these numbers, which are lost in the whining of folks like Mr. D’andrea. 33.8% Math Proficiency in our High School Seniors. 49% Reading Proficiency in the same. 50% percent of the incoming class at CMU relegated to remedial classes before they can start their regular College Course of study.

If you are satisfied with these numbers, vote for the Union that provides these results. If you want change, don’t.

Right Kevin,  then you want us to believe it is okay for one board member to direct energy to change curriculum he knows nothing about yet inflect the likes of Glenn Beck.  Give me a break

Steve Phillips, thanks for not addressing the facts in the case. 33.8% Math Proficiency, 49% Reading proficiency. 50% of new students at CMU requiring remedial classes.

I guess those numbers are just fine with you.

Mr. McCarney—you wrote, “I wonder if the Conservative members of the MVEA appreciate their Union Dues going to Candidates they do not support.”

You’re showing your ignorance here.  Look at the campaign finance reports. MVEA contributions came from their small donor committee, not from member dues.  In case you don’t know what a small donor committee is, here’s how SoS Gessler defines it: “A Small Donor Committee (SDC) is a political committee that accepts contributions from natural persons.  Each natural person must be a U.S. citizen and can contribute no more than $50 per calendar year.”

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