Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Are our local Realtors saying Say Yes to Education is going to pay for everyone in Guilford County's college?

It is difficult to get a man to understand something 
when his salary depends on his not understanding it

Upton Sinclair

"Guilford Co. realtors expecting initiative to boost real estate sales in the area"

"Realtors in Guilford County are expecting the "Say Yes to Education" initiative to boost real estate sales in the area.

We may have been sold a bridge.

"More people will want to live here, more houses will need to be built if they're not available. I think it's a great opportunity," said Bethany Chavis with New Homes of Greensboro Realty.

A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing
one that sounds good
 and a real one

J P Morgan

As a mother with four children in the GCS system, she knows how attractive the promise of free college tuition will be to families.

Has the information industry been compromised?

Is the political system broken?

"If somebody's considering a school in Alamance County versus Guilford County, I think we can definitely entice them to move into our area because they'll want to start their children off when they're in elementary school," Chavis added.

The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism
 by those who don't have it

George Bernard Shaw

She said the program has already become a marketing tool for local realtors.

There are two ways to be fooled

One is to believe what isn't so
the other is to refuse to believe what is so

Soren Kierkegaard

Parents near Guilford may think a move into the county is worth it, said Archdale mom Courtny Call, even if taxes are higher there.

Sometimes people mistake the way I talk
for what I am thinking

Idi Amin 

"My daughter is 2 years old, and I already think about college in her future every day. I don't think it would be a huge sacrifice - us moving.

Sometimes I wonder
 whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on
 or by imbeciles who really mean it

 Mark Twain

When it came time, just to be able to give her an opportunity like that, I would move in a heartbeat. I would."


The illiterates of the 21st century 
will not be those who cannot read and write
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn

Alvin Toffler

Some Might Not Know What They Should

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered

The point is to discover them

Galileo Galilei

Power in America…
is control of the means of communication

Theodore White

The partisan
when engaged in a dispute
cares nothing about the rights of the question
but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions


Get your facts first
and then you can distort them as much as you please

Mark Twain

A man’s most valuable trait
is a judicious sense of what not to believe