The White House Blog and State of the Union

You’ve Never Seen a State of the Union Address Like This

This year we’re trying something new.
You’ve Never Seen a State of the Union Address Like This

As President Obama addresses the Nation, we’ll offer a companion stream of visual aids, including charts and quick stats about what’s happening in the country.  You can view this feature at
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CHANGE FROM PECO TO BLUE STAR ENERGY IN PA

Attention Guy H. Morgan, Chief Executive Officer, and Jon M. Casadont customers want to sign up with your service over the phone. Why do you discriminate against these people?

ABOUT BlueStar Energy to Offer Green Product in PA
Green-e Energy certifies that BlueStar Renewable American Energy Renewable Energy Certificates meet the minimum environmental and consumer protection standards established by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions. For more information on Green-e Energy certification requirements, call 1-888-63-GREEN or log on to www.greene.org. Green-e 5112010
BlueStar Energy Solutions will offer a 100 percent renewable energy product in Pennsylvania in 2011. The BlueStar Renewable Energy Fixed Rate plan is supplied by 100 percent Green-e Energy certified wind.

In January 2011, Pennsylvania’s restructuring law will be fully implemented, opening to door for consumers to switch electricity suppliers. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set up a website, PA Power Switch, that enables customers to compare electricity suppliers.
PA BLUE STAR RESIDENTIAL PRICE TO COMPARE WITH PECO
THE PROBLEM WITH BLUE STAR
IT DISCRIMINATES AGAINST PEOPLE
WHO WANT TO BUY BUT CAN NOT.

YOU CAN NOT SIGN UP OVER THE PHONE. UNBELIEVEABLE!!
WHAT?
YOU CAN NOT BUY FROM BLUESTAR UNLESS YOU SIGN UP ONLINE
HOW CAN THEY BE ALLOWED TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST PEOPLE WHO ONLY USE THEIR PHONES TO DO BUSINESS ??
ATTENTION: Guy H. Morgan, Chief Executive Officer gMorgan@bluestarenergy.com
PAY ATTENTION: THIS IS BAD FOR BUSINESS!
THERE IS A DIGITAL DIVIDE IN THIS COUNTRY

1) HAVE A PHONE? FORGET YOU.
2) ARE YOU A GRANDMOTHER AND DON’T USE A COMPUTER ? FORGET YOU!
3) ARE YOU POOR AND DON’T OWN A COMPUTER? FORGET YOU!
4) ARE YOU RICH AND DON’T USE TECHNOLOGY? FORGET YOU!
How arrogant is a company that ONLY allows customers to buy services online!
CLUE: BRAND MANAGEMENT
THIS POLICY IS DISGUSTING! AND NEEDS TO CHANGE IMMEDIATELY!!
Jon M. Casadont, Chief Legal Officer
jcasadont@bluestarenergy.com

oversees all regulatory and legal matters for the company. Jon has not only represented BlueStar’s interests over the years, he also serves as a leading advocate for customer choice in retail electric markets.
So Jon, what about the customers interests?
People who want to sign up with Blue Star, obviously need to be able to do this over the phone. What will you do about it?
Registrant:
BlueStar Energy Services, Inc.
363 West Erie St. Suite 700 W
Chicago, IL 60610
US
Domain Name: BLUESTARENERGY.COM
Administrative Contact, Technical Contact:
Keen, Tom
BlueStar Energy Services, Inc.
363 West Erie St. Suite 700 West
Chicago, IL 60610
US
312-628-8650 fax: 312-628-8651

Social networking Get Your Hate On

Twitter and Facebook don’t connect people – they isolate them from reality, say a rising number of academics.

Social networking under fresh attack as tide of cyber-scepticism sweeps US
Twitter and Facebook don’t connect people – they isolate them from reality, say a rising number of academics
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A Union of Professionals – Why Teacher Unions Are Good for Teachers and the Public

Diane Ravitch says they Protect Teachers’ Rights, Support Teacher Professionalism, and Check Administrative Power

Diane Ravitch: A Union of Professionals – Why Teacher Unions Are Good for Teachers and the Public
They Protect Teachers’ Rights, Support Teacher Professionalism, and Check Administrative Power
We live in an era when leaders in business and the media demand that schools function like businesses in a free market economy, competing for students and staff. Many such voices say that such corporate-style school reform is stymied by the teacher unions, which stand in the way of leaders who want unchecked power to assign, reward, punish, or remove their employees. Some academics blame the unions when student achievement remains stagnant. If scores are low, the critics say it must be because of the teachers’ contract, not because the district has a weak curriculum or lacks resources or has mediocre leadership. If some teachers are incompetent, it must be because of the contract, not because the district has a flawed, bureaucratic hiring process or has failed to evaluate new teachers before awarding them tenure. These critics want to scrap the contract, throw away teachers’ legal protections, and bring teacher unions to their collective knees.
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