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Chart: Staffers Mostly White, Private-College Know-Nothings

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Not only are top Hill staffers overwhelmingly (93 percent) white and disproportionately (51 percent) educated at private colleges, according to this National Journal story, they're woefully inexperienced (50 percent less than 10 years).  

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Of course, you could make the point that the reason the jobs are filled by relatively inexperienced private college (read: upper middle class) young people is that most of the jobs on the Hill pay less than $50,000/year.

WHICH IS much more money than teachers make (first 1-5 years), or teachers who are generally highly educated, predominantly attended public schools, much more demographicly diverse, and UNLIKE SOME OF THE FORMER AND CURRENT STAFFERS, have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor; thus suggesting some level of moral turpitude which is clearly missing among many LAWmakers today who are constantly trying to insert themselves into the education of America's future generations in order to further pad their rigid-tightly clamped wallets. Why does the phrase "DUCK AND COVER" seem so appropriate when one stops long enough enough to authenticatly analyze what's really going on in DC and the ramifications for the future of this country if politicians like Walker and Scott are not stopped and held a countable for the damage W started which opened the door for centralised governance of education...a governance model that is not only the antithesis of democracy, but a model proven totally ineffective for Democratic free-thinking societies.

WHICH IS much more money than teachers make (first 1-5 years), or teachers who are generally highly educated, predominantly attended public schools, much more demographicly diverse, and UNLIKE SOME OF THE FORMER AND CURRENT STAFFERS, have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor; thus suggesting some level of moral turpitude which is clearly missing among many LAWmakers today who are constantly trying to insert themselves into the education of America's future generations in order to further pad their rigid-tightly clamped wallets. Why does the phrase "DUCK AND COVER" seem so appropriate when one stops long enough enough to authenticatly analyze what's really going on in DC and the ramifications for the future of this country if politicians like Walker and Scott are not stopped and held a countable for the damage W started which opened the door for centralised governance of education...a governance model that is not only the antithesis of democracy, but a model proven totally ineffective for Democratic free-thinking societies.

WHICH IS much more money than teachers make (first 1-5 years), or teachers who are generally highly educated, predominantly attended public schools, much more demographicly diverse, and UNLIKE SOME OF THE FORMER AND CURRENT STAFFERS, have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor; thus suggesting some level of moral turpitude which is clearly missing among many LAWmakers today who are constantly trying to insert themselves into the education of America's future generations in order to further pad their rigid-tightly clamped wallets. Why does the phrase "DUCK AND COVER" seem so appropriate when one stops long enough enough to authenticatly analyze what's really going on in DC and the ramifications for the future of this country if politicians like Walker and Scott are not stopped and held a accountable for the damge W started which opened the door for centralised governance of education...a governance model that is not only the antithesis of democracy, but a model proven totally ineffective for Democratic free-thinking societies.

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