CounterPunch: Soap Opera Moments

Grinding Out the Truth
on Guadalupe Street:
Soap Opera Moments

Texas School Funding Trial


CounterPunch 9-11-04

By the way

she wears her colors and slings her political clichés, you’d be excused if you took her for Opal

Gardner-Cortland. So when I walk into the courtroom and see her sitting in the witness stand, I think I

might have fallen into the set of All My Children. But the witness in the wooden box is Texas

Commissioner of Education Shirley Neeley, and–for a little while at least–she is having a fine time

performing her self-proclaimed role as “cheerleader for Texas education.”

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By mopress

Writer, Editor, Educator, Lifelong Student

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