Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> ____/ [H]omer on Saturday 25 August 2007 23:45 : \____
>> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>> Principal Resigns at Phila.'s School of the Future
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | District officials admit to being taken by surprise last month,
>>> | when Shirley Grover announced her resignation for personal reasons
>>> | as principal of the Microsoft-backed High School of the Future.
>> I'm not surprised. It was an untenable position for anyone except the
>> irredeemably morally reprehensible.
>> Academia and corporate self-interest don't mix.
> Aye. I caught on interesting comment the other day. It's worth quoting here:
> "Microsoft is a cooperative US cash cow, like AT&T, Exxon, Halilburton, and
> countless military contractors. These companies play ball with the US
> government in exchange for protection and backroom deals. Politicians will
> continue to protect this tyrannical monopoly until enough people stand up and
> demand change."
> I left the second comment (but in a rush, as usual, because I strive to comment
> almost 50 times a day).
Somewhere back in history, there's the corpse of democracy.
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