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Chicago: Teachers Go on Strike "For the Kids"

Huskerbob Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 12:07 PM
oh this one is so easy. Just have Obama buy them off like he did the United Auto Workers union. Ship a few billion to Rahm and the whole deal is settled. Gosh, you would think these people knew how to do this. They could call them Obama's schools so everyone would "feel" better.

For the first time in 25 years, hundreds of Chicago students are at home today and not in school because 26,000 unionized teachers in the country's third largest school district went on strike late last night after demands for a 19 percent pay increase were not met. While they strike today, 23 million Americans won't have the opportunity to go to work as the nation's unemployment still sits above 8 percent. Recent college graduates who can't find a job in this economy, will also be sitting at home while teachers protest on the picket lines.

"We will walk...