A New Union Battle As Chicago Teacher...

A New Union Battle As Chicago Teachers, Mayor Clash

There are 77 comments on the National Public Radio story from Jun 20, 2012, titled A New Union Battle As Chicago Teachers, Mayor Clash. In it, National Public Radio reports that:

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis speaks to reporters after casting her ballot in a strike authorization vote.

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Papillon

Sacramento, CA

#71 Jun 21, 2012
The major is a corrupt islamofascist SOB,
and the unions are organized by the communists.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#72 Jun 22, 2012
We have to get rid of centralized education. It is a hotbed for political propaganda aimed at our innocent children. You can see what it is doing to our kids by looking at the kids on the school bus calling that poor woman a fat slob. That viciousness comes from Michelle Obama's infatuation with overweight people. The propaganda is teaching them to be communist-like without feelings. They think they are justified because they feel protected by Michelle Obama's "hate fatty" agenda. It's got to end. Centralization and communism are synonymous when it comes to education. I blame public school teachers for making our kids heartless communist-like haters.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#73 Jun 22, 2012
Papillon wrote:
The major is a corrupt islamofascist SOB,
and the unions are organized by the communists.
Have been for years.......after the Mafia was neutered.
Rambeaux

Philadelphia, PA

#74 Jun 22, 2012
Rahm Emmanuel is facing a problem that affects ALL big city public school districts (including here in Philly). A declining school-age population + more people graduating from college entering education.
You see what the problem is; too many teachers and too few students = less clout for the AFT, NEA, and other unions that represent public school teachers. This is the major reason for the call for smaller class size.
serfs up

Melbourne, FL

#75 Jun 22, 2012
It is always ab amazing thing when the people who are used in reality as voting suckers are denied by those who claim to support them 100%. The media says nothing. Here you ave a so called progressive mayor screwing over the unions while just a couple short years ago as a White House power broker helped to cost the citizens so much to protect unions and pay for unions. We are still paying for GM and the the rest of the auto industry as an example. Progressives do this. Fast Eddie Rendell did that to his own city workers while not saying a word to Obama paying unions off. They are liars. They are cheats. It is power they crave. the agenda is a way of obtaining it. It is a shame there is no courage to eliminate them and their families. They will understand that. Alas, we the peons who at least tried to live by some rules , are the real victims. We pay and pay some more. And will be charged more again and get less as we try to retire.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#76 Jun 22, 2012
Rambeaux wrote:
Rahm Emmanuel is facing a problem that affects ALL big city public school districts (including here in Philly). A declining school-age population + more people graduating from college entering education.
You see what the problem is; too many teachers and too few students = less clout for the AFT, NEA, and other unions that represent public school teachers. This is the major reason for the call for smaller class size.
Yep, the left is losing their funding sources as well as the unions, which are nothing more now than fund raisers for the marxist left.

Since: Oct 08

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#77 Jun 22, 2012
couldn't happen to a nicer guy than obamas right hand boy rahm
Reality bites

AOL

#78 Jun 22, 2012
Skuttlebutt wrote:
couldn't happen to a nicer guy than obamas right hand boy rahm
Most Democrats blame Rahm's close relationship with Nancy Pelosi for completely destroying the Obama Presidency.
They both played Obama for a Fool before he had the lay of the land in DC.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#79 Jun 22, 2012
Reality bites wrote:
<quoted text>
Most Democrats blame Rahm's close relationship with Nancy Pelosi for completely destroying the Obama Presidency.
They both played Obama for a Fool before he had the lay of the land in DC.
yep, Obama really hit the ground crawling there didn't he.

Since: Jan 10

Las Vegas, NV

#80 Jun 22, 2012
Rob Johnston wrote:
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Bingo...Let the teachers who don't want to teach leave and be replaced. The GOOD teachers will be thrilled to be rid of the Union.
Unemployment at 8.5%. Anyone with dignity and honor would jump at the chance.

And these f***ing teachers are paid with tax dollars to boot.

Since: Jan 10

Las Vegas, NV

#81 Jun 22, 2012
Rambeaux wrote:
Rahm Emmanuel is facing a problem that affects ALL big city public school districts (including here in Philly). A declining school-age population + more people graduating from college entering education.
You see what the problem is; too many teachers and too few students = less clout for the AFT, NEA, and other unions that represent public school teachers. This is the major reason for the call for smaller class size.
Again, these unions better be careful. They better pray Wisconsin was an isolated case.

Since: Jan 10

Las Vegas, NV

#82 Jun 22, 2012
Reality bites wrote:
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Most Democrats blame Rahm's close relationship with Nancy Pelosi for completely destroying the Obama Presidency.
They both played Obama for a Fool before he had the lay of the land in DC.
Interesting theory. But it's gone too far. Democrats went so far left they now face possible annihilation as a party. Honorable democrats will go down too. Plus people are getting tired of DC bullshit in general. We don't want to deal with RINO's anymore either.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#83 Jun 25, 2012
This is how public union teachers teach our children to treat overweight people because of Moochelle.
Rob Johnston

AOL

#84 Jun 26, 2012
This morning the news reported that every household in Illinois owes $41,000 in overpromised, unfunded public employee pensions schemes. Every household in Chicago is stuck with $62,000 in City and State Pension debt. Imagine being an Illinois Parent or Grand Parent voted for the Union owned politicians who did this to their OWN children!
Pinot

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#85 Jun 26, 2012
rider wrote:
<quoted text>All You Fascists" lyrics by Woody Guthrie
I'm gonna tell you fascists / You may be surprised / The people in this world / Are
getting organized / You're bound to lose / You fascists bound to lose ...
http://www.woodyguthrie.org/Lyrics/All_You_Fa... - 6k -
Woody was a seer.

He saw the coming of the TEA Party.

Well done, Woody
Pinot

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#86 Jun 26, 2012
californio wrote:
But the fact is this is leftist Unions fighting a leftist mayor. Guess us conservatives should just sit back and eat popcorn while our enemies fight each others
Rahm cab always just raise property taxes again. They already come close to matching monthly mortgages.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#87 Jul 1, 2012
25th and getting worse. Fire all their dumb greedy stupid butts. We need a new charter system with accountability. Let's get rid of these hacks and their greedy thieving union bosses.

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