. >> coming up, a louisiana republican calls thomas jefferson a right wing nut? "pretenders" is coming up. stay with us. but the energy bp produces up here creates something else as well: jobs all over america. thousands of people here in alaska are working to safely produce more energy. but that's just the start. to produce more from existing wells, we need advanced technology. that means hi-tech jobs in california and colorado. the oil moves through one of the world's largest pipelines. maintaining it means manufacturing jobs in the midwest. then we transport it with 4 state-of-the-art, double-hull tankers. some of the safest, most advanced ships in the world: built in san diego with a $1 billion investment. across the united states, bp supports more than a quarter million jobs. and no energy company invests more in the u.s. than bp. when we set up operation in one part of the country, people in other parts go to work. that's not a coincidence. it's one more part of our commitment to america. how was prugh.ce? that bad? i dropped 2 balls, mom. eye on the ball!
imagine if thomas jefferson and benjamin franklin and other founding fathers that people are likely to lift up have been subjected to such an arbitrary distribution of educational resources. of course we're creating a two-tiered system as diane ravitch indicated. and the prop is those students who are poor people, people of color and other people without sufficient means are the ones getting left behind many a time when we need rapid proliferation of technical education as well as humanities and they're being left behind in the process. >> why does governor kcuomo lov charter schools? >> it's very simple, and this has been printed in the newspapers, he's received $800,000 in campaign contributions from hedge fund managers and wall street and they love charter school because they like privatization, they like the market. what they're pushing for is a market-based form of education where the schools -- there's consumer choice. they do not believe in public education. they don't send their own children to public schools. >> so they think they're entitled to taxpayer buildings. that's what
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