The political ramblings of a Gen X musician who may be humanity's last hope.....
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Democratic corruption per usual
Dems giving preferential treatment to their cronies and other elites.....you dont say. Remember people.....they see America as TWO classes. Elites (them) and servants (you)...the rules dont apply to them.
That this guy holds a high post in the Obama Administration is just icing on the cake.
VIPs lobbied Arne Duncan to help applicants get into elite schools
While many Chicago parents took formal routes to land their children in the best schools, the well-connected also sought help through a shadowy appeals system created in recent years under former schools chief Arne Duncan.
Whispers have long swirled that some children get spots in the city’s premier schools based on whom their parents know. But a list maintained over several years in Duncan’s office and obtained by the Tribune lends further evidence to those charges. Duncan is now secretary of education under President Barack Obama.
The log is a compilation of politicians and influential business people who interceded on behalf of children during Duncan’s tenure. It includes 25 aldermen, Mayor Richard Daley’s office, House Speaker Michael Madigan, his daughter Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, former White House social secretary Desiree Rogers and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun.