Topic: "Life In A Red State"
Cobb County, Georgia, the land made famous by Newt Gingrich, Bob Barr, and the Cobb County Board of Education is in the funny papers again. After appeasing the Christian Coalition by adding a sticker to High School Science Textbooks in which the "Theory" of Evolution was denoted as only a "theory," and should be evaluated as such, Georgia's most "well off" County is racing to become the best educational system in the State ranked 49th nationally. How, you ask, will this feat be accomplished?
We're buying every little Mother's Son a computer! A highly portable laptop I might add. An Apple, no less.
What happens if Little Sean loses it?
We'll make each parent buy a $50 Insurance Policy answers our leaders.
Wrong answer. That is illegal under Georgia law.
We'll put tracking devices in each one is the next suggestion.
How much do tracking devices cost?
We'll pay for them by selling them to the students after FOUR years.
And how many of you have a four-year old computer?
Get a grip.
This will make a future edition of the "Fleecing of America." Senator Proxmire, where are you now that we really need you?
How will it all end? Just watch eBay, you'll know.