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Forum Post: opportunity ha

Posted 1 week ago on Oct. 4, 2017, 8:14 a.m. EST by agkaiser (1813) from Fredericksburg, TX
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Opportunity in capitalist America is why we fools don't break out the torches and pitchforks to take down the masters.

"... One of the major reasons affluent parents send their children to private primary and secondary schools is to increase their odds of getting into elite colleges. 1 In New York City, the competition is insane, with parents putting their kids in pre-kindergarten programs to increase their odds of getting into kindergartens that will pretty much assure them a slot in a top private school.

"As if all of the extra-special education (the opportunity to get foreign language training early, as well as a raft of advanced classes) weren’t enough, students at prep schools have another advantage: grade inflation. As this article from The Hechinger Report describes, average GPAs at private high schools have increased even as SATs have declined..."

https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/08/another-way-rich-preserve-advantage-grade-inflation-private-schools.html

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[-] 3 points by DKAtoday (33164) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 week ago

When one looks at the decline of the USA - the actual economic decline of like 90% of the population - One really should wonder = JUST WHAT IN THE HELL ARE ALL OF THESE SUPPOSEDLY EXCEPTIONAL PRIVATE SCHOOLS TEACHING OUR LEADERS OF TODAY AND TOMORROW? That murder suicide of the planet is the gold standard?!?

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (1813) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 week ago

like trump, their examples tell us to do as they do. when we're all rich investors, banksters and real estate traders no one will have to work or suffer deprivation greater than anyone else's. what a wonderful world it will be, says Dr. Pangloss.

[-] 3 points by DKAtoday (33164) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 week ago

Hell - y don't we just throw out all laws = save money by eliminating the need for police and prisons.

Do what you want people - however you want to do it - just don't complain that society is burning like a wild fire and you hate the cost of ballistic armor!

[-] 1 points by grapes (4987) 1 week ago

Our leaders of today and tomorrow are taught the same quantitative reasoning of the Hogwarts Elois who had won on "the measures" and could Not win the hearts of the people to "win" there in Viet Nam.

Some got into eelite business schools such as Whoretongue.

Paraphrasing what Obama had said, these morons know that jettisoning the aircraft engines of the airplane that they are on will not only let it climb higher but also save jet fuel. Quantitatively succeeding as "the captains of industries," they(e.g., AIG, GS,...) had gathered the higher performance bonuses until the inevitable crash which killed and maimed many innocent others.

Things may even become much worse because we now have "the captains of nuclear-weapon states" making every state "Great" again. Oh, here comes the fatherland Teutonic spirit!

I won't go to war for DPRK's possessing nuclear bombs, ICBMs, or spewing inflammatory provocations but let this be Greater America's casus belli to ignite the Earth's Civil War. Go, go, goarmy!

Cut off trade with China. Kill Russia if it is proven that it meddles again. Incidentally, what anyone owes the Russians needs Not be repaid after this war, for an obvious reason. He is looking at you, kid.

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (8838) from Phoenix, AZ 1 week ago

Those near the King wish to be useful to the King to advance their place in Court, but I don't think Don jr. or the Waltons worry too much about school, still everybody wants to think they're smart.

[-] 1 points by grapes (4987) 1 week ago

Donald John Trump is our Commander-in-Chief. We'll sort things out ninety days later with Congress (if it's still necessary - nuclear exchange takes less than two hours). Sieg Heil!

The unsinkable aircraft carrier H.M.S. Brexit has arrived for trading duty in Northeast Asia. Hip, Hip, Hurray! Hip, Hip, Hurray! Hip, Hip, Hurray!

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (1813) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 week ago

Only in Amerika!