DISD Chief of Staff Makes Enemies Because He’s Good

I’ve kicked Kent Fischer in the jimmy a few times for his DISD worldview, so I should point out how good I thought this profile of “shadow superintendent” Arnold Viramontes is. It looks at how much power and influence Viramontes, 60, wields, and how that rubs some the wrong way. Two points about that: one, I’ve talked to him on the phone, and Viramontes clearly doesn’t suffer fools well. And two, I’ve got no problem with that. Keep crackin’ skulls, AV.

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3 responses to “DISD Chief of Staff Makes Enemies Because He’s Good”

  1. Dallasite says:

    DISD credit card scandal? A few resignations and charges. No firings.

    Committing felonies by issuing fake Social Security numbers to illegal immigrants? No resignations, no charges brought, no firings.

    $64 million budget shortfall? No resignations, firings, logic…

    I guess “crackin’ skulls” just doesn’t mean what it used to mean.

  2. BS on that one says:

    Dallasite,
    Go on spreading the lies. You are woefully uninformed, in part because firings and resignations weren’t conducted publicly the way you obviously would like.

  3. Dallasite says:

    @BS on that one

    “Go on spreading the lies. You are woefully uninformed, in part because firings and resignations weren’t conducted publicly the way you obviously would like.”

    Go on defending the indefensible, theft, fraud, and felonies. Those things did happen, and since it’s taxpayer dollars, you’re damn right every firing and prosecution should be very, very public.

    Calling someone who presents unrefuted claims “woefully uninformed”, while presenting no evidence of your own to the contrary is pretty weak, and gives the appearance, at least, of spreading the lies that you so readily accused me of spreading.

    Project much?