Dally Lama

Dallas W.And now, a moment of Zen:

‘It’s time for the community to accept the school board elections and the school board’s vote,’ said Dallas Woodhouse, state director of Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group that backs the board majority.”

This guy is all about acceptance. You know, he’s just so mellow and living in the moment. The past and the future are just illusions to ole Dallas. He really is just one big Buddhist master.

This battle has indeed awakened the sleeping giant, and Americans for Prosperity’s members – one million strong – will continue to put the pressure on our elected officials. More than 320,000 Americans have signed our November Is Coming petition, sending a message to their members of Congress that their days in Washington are numbered. I think we will see some historic changes in our country at the hands of these hard-working people who are taking time away from their everyday lives to start tea party groups and commit themselves to preserving liberty. This fight is not over. Today we lost in Congress, but we won with the American people.”

Oh, wait, maybe not so much with the acceptance after all. When people care about their school board’s actions, they need to suck it up, but when they care about AFP’s distortions and propaganda, they’re fighting the good fight.

219 members in the U.S. House put blind adherence to a radical government-first ideology ahead of the wishes of the American people. We will be less free tomorrow than we are today. Bureaucrats and politicians will stand between patients and doctors. And our health care will now be permanently politicized, subject to the whim of our often out of touch political class.

That’s a very realistic and calm assessment of the health care reform measure that President Obama will sign into law today, isn’t it? Meanwhile, the people Dally Lama urges to “accept” the school board’s action are actually -get this – signing up to attend and/or speak at the school board’s meeting. The meeting at which the board’s majority will hammer the last nail into the coffin of the socioeconomic diversity-based assignment system. How dare those concerned citizens show their faces? Don’t they know it’s time to chill and let happen what will happen? “We have just begun to fight” only applies to freaky teabaggers, apparently, the rest of us need to shut it and accept. I don’t think so, Dallas.

2 Comments

  1. Kimberly

    March 23, 2010 at 11:00 am

    We have been fighting for equality and diversity for so many years. We have been fighting against discrimination and racism, which AFP supports given the signs and slogans they have displayed. I know the fight will have to continue on as long as groups like this have support from our elected politicians but it is sickening to see that we have come so far and yet still have so many little groups like AFP that have failed to learn the lessons of history. These people are the fringe fanatics that should be listed on the terrorism watch list. Our elected politicians should be ashamed to have any association with them.

  2. Lynn

    March 24, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    very sad day which takes us backwards on many different levels.