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May 24, 2015

The right thing is to resign

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  • Robert Buckner posted at 7:17 am on Mon, Mar 10, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 813

    Still no resignation letter? Still no comment from Shirley or her attorney?

  • Jbgood posted at 10:16 pm on Sun, Mar 9, 2014.

    Jbgood Posts: 2471

    Mr. Hyatt, you are not alone. They are going to ride it out to the end. When the state shut her down,...and these kids are gone to other districts,... we need to erect a plaque with all of their names on it in bronze with the district numbers they represented on it! That was Mr. Manuel's idea, but I wished I had thought of it!
    I had a saying in Houston to crooks when I laid hands on them, and hauled them in. It went like this:

  • Paul Hyatt posted at 9:23 pm on Sun, Mar 9, 2014.

    Paul Hyatt Posts: 295

    Herb, if the LMISD board was about doing right then all of them would resign now so that LMISD could have a chance of recoving from their errors of judgements.... I don't see either of them happening....

  • Margurite posted at 11:56 am on Sun, Mar 9, 2014.

    Margurite Posts: 682

    Hell I might start going to the meetings again - now that perhaps they have someone there that will keep them out of the ridiculous "executive sessions". I hope they get rid of the reciting of the "rules"..............that to is the most asinine thing I have ever seen. Perhaps now the board can be "about the school and the folks that pay for it" rather than the "board"...............Faneuil????? I never like to kick a horses &*$# when they are down but I also never get in the way of Karma as it passes thru............I wish her well but I'm thinking all my wishes didn't help her "friend" keep his house or his money.

  • MissionaryMan posted at 9:10 pm on Sat, Mar 8, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 2178

    There's absolutely no way that any of these board members will turn on their friend seeing how some of them work behind the scenes to get things done with fellow board members though most people never would know it.

    Those board members know exactly who I'm talking about too while they sit as quiet as a church mouse in their seats knowing that their up to no good because someone else does their talking for them!

    We all know who's all involved with creating this mess in the first place even though they attempt to hide in the shadows unnoticed....

    These people really aren't smarter than a fifth grader! [wink]

  • jjcat posted at 1:53 pm on Sat, Mar 8, 2014.

    jjcat Posts: 15

    Miracles do happen. I am praying for one for the good of the LMISD district.

  • Jbgood posted at 10:38 am on Sat, Mar 8, 2014.

    Jbgood Posts: 2471

    Huber said the LMISD board should do it's part in getting her to resign. Ahhhhhhahahhah!
    Ahhhhhahahahahaah! This board? This board doing the right thing? Ahhhhhhhahahahha!
    Just think for a minute back to the sixties, think about all the sacrifices made in the name of equality, and inclusion! People got disrespected and called vile unspeakable names,...people got spat on, beat-up, jailed and killed, in the name of equality and inclusion. Now, we have to watch this kind of soap opera after all that?
    I personally participated in some of those incidents and sit-ins, and I can tell you they were not comfortable and highly risky! People died helping to ascertain the opportunities, we see being squandered before our very eyes, and I by no means am referring to just African-Americans either! If you study your history, you will find those perilous times and brave acts involved people of all colors. One such person was a young White housewife named Viola Fauver Gregg Liuzzo who was gunned down by the KKK near Selma Alabama for assisting civil rights efforts.
    Poster "rukidden" asked on another thread, are those opportunities,... ( paid for with the blood, sweat, tears, and pain of other Americans ).. being taken advantage of? You be the judge. I'm disappointed, highly disappointed!

  • LeonardTPayne posted at 8:00 am on Sat, Mar 8, 2014.

    LeonardTPayne Posts: 215

    I think her next move from LMISD should be TDC in Huntsville.

  • Robert Buckner posted at 7:38 am on Sat, Mar 8, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 813

    Nice thought Herber but LMISD trustees do not have a history of doing the "right thing".