Thomas Meixner 
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Re: “An Ethan Orr Supporter Sticks Up for His Candidate

I hear this argument regularly- you need to vote for a Republican because they are the majority in the legislature, nothing gets done. Well if we believe that it will always be true.

28 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by Thomas Meixner on 10/29/2014 at 2:35 PM

Re: “Congressman Ron Barber: Border Bill Fiasco Shows Congressional Leaders "Insist on Political Games Over Real Solutions"

Really Rat T by all accounts migration is at 40 year lows.

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Posted by Thomas Meixner on 08/01/2014 at 5:42 PM

Re: “A Very Frightening Story From BASIS San Antonio

J, how many kids at BASIS North are from families on food stamps?

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Posted by Thomas Meixner on 06/06/2014 at 2:57 PM

Re: “BASIS and University High Are Top U.S. High Schools, Which Means . . .?

To Jeff Nadeau et al.

If a doctor required all patients to walk up 5 flights of stairs to get to his office, I imagine his patients would be healthy and live longer. This would have little to do with the doctor's medical skills or ability to diagnose patients. Would you consider this doctor a good doctor or a shrewd doctor? Would you prefer to go to this doctor or one actually good at diagnosis and care?

The measure of a school should be the difference in cation it makes in a students life. It is not clear that UHS and BASIS do not simply skim the smart hard working kids who have no problems in their lives. Picking these kids makes them lok good but it is unclear that they really represent a delta in their students lives.

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Posted by Thomas Meixner on 04/23/2014 at 9:58 PM

Re: “Danehy

Nice piece Tom, I do take issue with one thng, TV was not the greatest invention of the 20th century - that credit should probably go to the transistor - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transistor which arguably has brought us the computer revolution and the internet. In fact the transistor is in some many places you probably have 4 or 5 on your person as I type.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Thomas Meixner on 03/06/2014 at 10:02 AM

Re: “Fimbres, Kozachik and Uhlich Cruise to Reelection

Great news on 401.

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Posted by Thomas Meixner on 11/05/2013 at 8:56 PM

Re: “CD2 Update: Barber Moves Ahead of McSally by 223 Votes

Now 289 , Cochise must have been a net gain for Ron today. Great news!

10 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Thomas Meixner on 11/10/2012 at 6:38 PM

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