Isn't that the truth?<quoted text>
You got that backwards. It is those like you who hate educated folks because you feel inferior and do not have a clue about what education really is. Education by nature must be liberal. Otherwise, those like you would take us back to the dark ages.
Coal is a dirty polluting form of energy. It needs to remain underground until technology can find a way to utilize it without poisoning the Earth. The only way to do that is through education. It is for certain that ignorance will not solve our problems.
More education usually does make one more liberal. You see and understand how the world has come to be how it is; what works, what doesn't.
Funding has been cut because Republicunts want an ignorant voter base. They want to cut taxes, no matter what the consequences, up to and including the very destruction of the USA.
Education works; ignorance doesn't.