This comment thread had some intelligent comments about school systems. In summary, there's institutional racism and the fact is that people of color are working hard to improve schools, but don't have as much good pr as white people. Also, it's stupid to talk about how liberal you are, if you're not doing anything about it.
In other news: me: I didn't know our state legislators were criminals. dad: you've been away too long.
Someone apparently bought the extreme teen bible as they are selling it.