Monday, June 14, 2010


CTU president-elect Karen Lewis
“Today marks the beginning of the end of scapegoating educators for all the social ills that our children, families and schools struggle against every day.  Today marks the beginning of a fight for true transparency in our educational policy -- how to accurately measure learning and teaching, how to truly improve our schools, and how to evaluate the wisdom behind our spending priorities.” (Progress Illinois)

Bloomberg in defense of BP Oil
“The guy that runs BP didn't exactly go down there and blow up the well.” (Politico)

NAACP President Ben Jealous
"Democrats have the biggest majority in the House and the Senate that any party has had in 30 years. Yet, they behave like they're in the minority. That's the crux of the problem. We're concerned that a relatively small number of relatively privileged angry people demand so much attention with so much hatred." (At Rainbow/PUSH Convention)
Glenn Beck's Blues: The right-wing hates soccer
“It doesn’t matter how many celebrities you get, it doesn’t matter how many bars open early, it doesn’t matter how many beer commercials they run, we don’t want the World Cup, we don’t like the World Cup, we don’t like soccer, we want nothing to do with it.” (Dave Zirin in The Nation)

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