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"A" Is for Agitation: Radical Chicago Teachers on Parade

"Buck O Wrote: 1 minute ago (11:24 AM) Maybe he figures it would be bad PR to pay union members $76K a year for 9 months work when the average shitcagoan makes $47K for 12 months work." The Average FAMILY in Shitcago makes $47,500.00. The Average INDIVIDUAL in Shitcago makes $30,000.00. Consider that teacher get 3 months off and their AVERAGE wages are $49.00 an hour, vs. $15.00 an hour for the Average INDIVIDUAL in Shitcago and $22.80 for the Average FAMILY in Shitcago.
Buck O Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 11:31 AM
O.K. Got me here. Actually, if there were a married couple of shitcago teachers both at the top end of the pay scale, they'd almost be one-percenters, wouldn't they? Just like their union president, in fact.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 11:33 AM
DevilDog123 Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 11:31 AM
dont forget all the bennies the teachers fget. medical, pensions, etc....

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis walks, talks and barks like a rootsy Occupy Wall Street activist. But this Big Labor loudmouth who's leading the abandonment of nearly 400,000 schoolchildren in the Windy City is just another power-grabbing union fat cat.

Instead of academic excellence, she rails about "social justice." Instead of accountability, she fumes about "profits" and curses merit pay. Lewis has marched with the Occu-clowns denouncing capitalism and promoting "socialism (as) the alternative." She raves: "Occupy Wall Street and the whole concept of the 99 percent is an extraordinarily important movement."

And she earned praise as a...