TIL that #RossPerot was more than just the dude who used charts & graphs to run for president and let the Clentons into office. He also forced #Texas to dismantle the method of maintaining strict class segregation (school funding being 100% local property taxes) for a while.
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retired
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol
"Property taxes + public school spending in the suburbs are the nexus of #grift and #fraud in vast amounts of fly-over territory in the US, and no one to my knowledge outside of Texas has ever challenged any of it."