"The Government's policy on education ... is far from what many people would want a schools system to be" True, but then the existing education system is so far from what many people would want it to be that one gets the feeling that almost any change would be an improvement. Looking at results, it is hard to see how things could get much worse.
I do like it, but should a given election show a majority for "none of the above," the position should go unfilled for that term and all monies (salaries, staff, allowances) go to pay down principal on the national debt. Should a position get "none of the above" three election cycles in a row, it would be abolished.”
Bush declined, essentially saying: Hey, it's his watch now.
George know this day is not about him.
Sadly, many politicians also know this but will use the day for political gain anyway.
Tragically, for America, some politicians in both parties do not know that this day is not about them.
Of course they knew. After all, there are only 10s of thousands of compounds like binLaden's within 35 miles of Islamabad. Certainly, looking at Google Maps satellite, there are only hundreds of such compounds in Abbottabad.
I mean, surely our CIA knows who lives in every house costing over $1 million within 35 miles of Washington DC and can certify that no wanted criminals live in any of them. Couldn't they?
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.