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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Lee County Extends Superintendent’s Six-Figure Contract

Controversial figure Moss has tenure well past next school board election

RALEIGH (By David N. Bass, Carolina Journal Online) —
Jeffrey Moss receives an annual salary of $162,412 in a district with 9,654 students. The superintendents of Wake (143,289 students) and Mecklenburg (133,600 students) counties earn about $100,000 more per year.


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