Boehner Shows His Ohio Education
Guest Post: The Bobster
Over ten years ago, the funding for Ohio’s public educational system was deemed unconstitutional by the Ohio Supreme Court.
It seems to me that a source of funding would be a one half of one percent sales tax statewide on any product that exchanges hands. This would include homes, cars, boats, dishes, jeans, and diapers. This seems a fair way so that the tax would not be seen as regressive, in that all income levels would pay by what they buy.
I came upon this idea after seeing Rep. John Boehner speaking, on the capitol steps in Washington D.C., at yesterdays republican “Press Conference”/Rally.
Rep. Boehner is the highest ranking Republican in the House of Representatives and is from Ohio.
While holding a copy of the Constitution in his hand, and touting that he was reading from the Constitution, he quoted the preamble to that document. Unfortunately for him, he quoted about “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” which is in the Declaration of Independence.
What does this have to do with education? Rep. Boehner went to a private school.
While growing up, I always thought that a private school education meant that one ended up smarter and with a better chance to get ahead in life. Well……… So it is now obvious that something must be done for the public schools so the students do not end up looking like a dunderhead on television.
Ten years and no progress.
What a lesson our state government must be ashamed of sending to the citizens of Ohio.