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Obama Campaign Dodges Chicago Teacher Strikes, Then Makes Jokes

califjim Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 6:33 PM
Are all Chicago teachers grossly overweight or just the ones who are pictured in the media? Overpaid, overfed, over benefitted, overtly Obama! Fire them all! Public employee unions are a complete blight on this nation!
wpeeters Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 9:26 PM
Unions, like the Democratic party has become boundless and useless. It's all about power and control, no longer about the welfare of the worker. To hell with those poor sods. Power and cronyism going hand in hand with both. And who's suffering? We, the People, worse than a few hundred years ago when some brave folks stood up and risked life and limb to end the tyranny. How much longer will this generation take it?
Nana82 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 6:51 PM
Right you are Jim.

I'm in ca too. Things here are like Illinois, aren't they. Corrupt government, raging LIBERALS, no jobs, no money and our small towns all look like Tijuana.

Team Obama is keeping pretty mum when it comes to commenting on the Chicago Teacher Union strike today that left 400,000 students without a classroom to learn in. National press secretary for the Obama campaign, Ben Labolt, dodged questions regarding the matter, essentially saying the strike situation shouldn't be turned into a political football on a national level.
 

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You know what else doesn't help educate kids? Teachers who choose to strike rather than show up to work.

Shortly after Labolt bolted from the...