Comments for: Charter school commission tells LePage it won’t be rushed

Posted June 15, 2012, at 5:51 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Responding to a “get it in gear” letter from Gov. Paul LePage, the newly formed Maine Charter School Commission voted Friday to respond by reminding the governor of the importance of its task and the need for due diligence. The letter was drafted by commission Chairman James …

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  • Anonymous

    My goodness even people he appoints can’t go along with him. That goes to show you how off base he is.

    • He is gonna pop a cork before this is all done!

      I really wish that I could work for him!

      I could have cracked that nut in a week!

      LOL

      • Anonymous

        I bet we see a real humdinger of a temper tantrum over this one. Lots of pouting, feet stomping, probably even throwing things and as hard as it may be to even think, saying some bad words too. Fireworks might be illegal in Augusta but I bet there are going to be plenty of skyrockets in flight over this. 

      • Anonymous

         Yup, drag your feet and screw up, that’ll get anyone furious. Just like the bureaucrats in beautiful uptown Augusta. You’d fit right in.

  • Anonymous

    “Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned. ”

    –Milton Friedman

  • Jake_OO7

    Hey Lepage, your agenda is going down the tubes after November so rushing will do nothing for you.

  • When you see Bowen packing up the house and heading south back to ALEC land, then you’ll know that this farce is finally over and that no matter what, and he knows it, LePage has had his legislative cojoines cut off and nailed to the flagpole for all to see. Whether he likes it or not, Paulie has opened the next Governor’s election campaign for all to see. That he’s using our children is the real tragedy. And the very likely reason that he’s gonna get skinned by the voter’s in 2014. Charlie, you’d better get out the list of ‘runner’s you’re gonna be looking at and I’d do it now. It’s only gonna get worse from here on out. 

  • Anonymous

    Every time he opens his mouth he alienates another group.  And that’s GOOD NEWS!!

  • Guest

    It’s nice to see some independence and thoughtfulness at the state level. We otta get these folk into the legislature.

  •  “If any members of the commission are not up to meeting the state’s expectations, I urge their resignation.”
    I would suggest he lead by example!

    • Anonymous

      Well said!

  • Anonymous

    LePage’s “L’etat, c’est moi” attitude is disgusting. He is not the state. We are the State. “Governor,  you are not up to meeting the state’s expectations; we urge your resignation.”

  • Anonymous

    wow….talk about little kids unionizing to try and bully their parent…

    the progressives will come out in force to support this little band of power-struck thugs!

    • Anonymous

      I love it when anyone who isn’t marching in lockstep with the tea party parrots is called a thug. Teachers are thugs, police and firefighters are thugs, nurses are thugs and now a commission appointed by Paul Richard LePage are being call thugs. Those tea party parrots just love to call people thugs. How about calling the guy currently residing in our house, The Blaine House, a thug? He sure like to throw his considerable weight around and bully people who do not agree with him. Come to think of it isn’t that what thugs do?

      • Anonymous

         But perhaps he’s right, and with an open mind you might be able to grasp this concept.

  • Anonymous

     “If any members of the commission are not up to meeting the state’s expectations, I urge their resignation.”
    English translation: “…not up to meeting MY expectations…” This has nothing to do with the state. Just the bully-boy who, if you don’t do it his way, he’ll take HIS state and go home.

  • Anonymous

    He is absolutely right.   They need to get a move on.   If they are not up to the job they should resign.   Take a look at what is being done successfully  and copy those  modesl.   No more dragging feet.   Get the job done and done right.     A good plan boldly implemented is the best plan of all.   We have got to get all these children reading.    There are many good programs that work.    Let’s find them and the quicker the better.   Stand your ground governor and get them moving.

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