[LINK] Canberra launches class action

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Fri Oct 6 12:45:15 AEST 2006

You know Howard, sometimes I think you are the good troll to the  
spokesmidget's bad troll.  You often reply to him as though what he  
posts makes sense and to encourage discussion.

Not appropriate to link put it on unlink if you want to reply.

On 2006 Oct 06, at 12:33 PM, Howard Lowndes wrote:

> I believe there is value in what the federal government is trying  
> to achieve here and my personal view is that the standards of  
> literacy, numeracy and articulation have fallen over the past 20-30  
> years, along with the standards of grammar.
> Having said that, there are a few highly educated current and  
> former Linkers who I feel could and should lift their game. :)
> Mind you, education is only one area where Australia needs country  
> wide standards - the driving rules are another example where state  
> differences are nothing short of dangerous.  When you live on a  
> state border they become more obvious.
> ...but don't get me started on cross border anomalies and the  
> Australian states...
> The Howard spokesmidget spruked:
>> http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,20532568-2,00.html
>> "NATIONAL board of studies with control of a uniform curriculum is  
>> being
>> proposed by the Howard Government to free schools from "Chairman  
>> Mao"-type ideologies"

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