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Friday, April 6, 2012

Business students

CONGRATULATIONS to the business team from Southeast on its recent win at an international competition, a first by any U.S. school. This is proof that our university is graduating top-notch students capable of competing with the best in the world. How sad that this great accomplishment received only a short mention in our local paper on the very same day a former beauty pageant winner from China made the front page of Good Times.

Kind lady

I was listening to the news recently, and I wanted to hear what was going on. I got a long-distance call and missed the entire episode, and I called the station and some nice young woman very kindly explained what it was that I missed. I want her to know how much I appreciated her courtesy and her kindness to me. I thank her for her kindness.

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Southeast competition....it wasn't mentioned because that would foil the local conservative myth that our schools are NOT graduating students of exceptional caliber.

-- Posted by Theorist on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 7:41 AM

Not really, Theorist. It is understood that there is always a minority of students - in spite of being subjected to the union-backed, government school system monopoly - that will rise to great heights no matter what the situation. They will be the leaders and successes in future years. The discussion you refer to concerns the majority of the students who go through the union-backed government school system monopoly and come out the other end with a dumbed down "education".

Remember when it used to be the other way around? That's what the discussion is about.

-- Posted by Hawker on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 9:06 AM

Business students: Way to go SEMO.

Posted by Theorist on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 7:41 AM

Theorist: I am confused about "local conservative myth". I think we all want the best for our kids, period.

Since all Fridays are good, today is a special Good Friday.

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 12:46 PM

Wheels & Rick: Sometimes I feel like I'm back in High School English class. She tried her best to teach us kids and I gave her grief for trying....guess that's why I try to write correctly in order to make amends (sometimes I fail).

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 3:06 PM

Posted by ~~Rick on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 5:19 PM

Rick: Arcadia Valley is one of the best places in Missouri. We go to Elephant Rocks and Johnson's Shut-Ins every year.....God's country.

Wheels: Glad you are concentrating on your spelling and grammar, don't want to lower the standards of S.O. comments.

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 9:20 PM

Wheels: You have been gone long enough from Bollinger County to get civilized.

Full Moon tonight, that's how come Easter is this Sunday. Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon in Spring.

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Apr 6, 2012, at 10:06 PM

Wheels nothing wrong with being from Bollinger County where freedom of speech can be exercised each day without being called out about it.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Sat, Apr 7, 2012, at 8:01 AM

Rick: My sister lived in Southern Calif. (now passed on) and visited there many times and agree that California is the land of the nuts, that's how come they call it Hollyweird.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sat, Apr 7, 2012, at 11:24 AM

Wheels: Liked the movie.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sat, Apr 7, 2012, at 11:25 AM

Theorist, you're an idiot.

-- Posted by mixitup on Sat, Apr 7, 2012, at 5:06 PM

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