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Use the band-aid

America needs a miracle, but all we have is band-aids, so USE the band-aid! Yesterday I just couldn't believe what I was hearing from Republicans... they were claiming to be cooperating when it was perfectly obvious to the majority of Americans that they were simply playing bipartisan politics as usual. The stimulus package - money for Education would not create new jobs? Hmmm, maybe not. What about saving jobs, isn't that equally important? In our school district, up to 100 positions will be cut for the next school year. I already know of one teacher who will be losing her position without further funding. She is not losing her position based on merit either, these layoffs are being based on seniority. State aid - cannot be overseen properly? wouldn't create new jobs? This statement I find particularly funny in light of the lack of oversight on the stimulus package passed during President Bush's last days in office. I don't know about where you live, but in this t