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Wild Card/Thursday — 2.24.11

On his blog this afternoon, opinionator Kevin Richert of the Idaho Statesman posts 2 completely different quotes re: today's Senate votes in favor of Tom Luna's "radical" education reform plans: From GOP state superintendent Tom Luna, after two of his overhaul bills passed the Senate on identical 20-15 votes: “This is a great day for Idaho, and its children.” From Senate Minority Leader Edgar Malepeai, D-Pocatello: "Today is a sad day for educators." I side with Malepeai. Today will go down in Idaho history as the day that the Idaho Legislature sold out Idaho education. You can agree, disagree, or discuss any other subject with this Wild Card ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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