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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

A American Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 10:59 AM
First the teachers union then the public employees union. There actually may be hope for this Country yet! Public salaries and benefits should mirror public. There was a time when they were behind the private sector, now it is way beyond what the private sector gets.
shubi_ Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 11:02 AM
Actually, most government jobs are unconstitutional, unnecessary or could be privatized.
Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 11:32 AM
True, but what would all those displaced government drones do for employment?
It seems obvious to me that they have no talent that a private firm would require.
shubi_ Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 11:37 AM
It would improve the attitude of students toward school, wouldn't it?

The trouble with education in this country starts and ends with unions. They are out-of- touch museum relics, fitting for a day that used rotary presses to distribute the news, but wildly inappropriate for an age that‘s both wired and wireless.

Unions have prevented, and continue to prevent, much-needed reforms in education, public finance and government. They cultivate a sense of entitlement wholly out of order for the times, which call for more self-reliance and entrepreneurship.

Frankly, unions suck.


They suck the money out of our wallets; they suck productivity out of workers; and suck up all the leavings from the...