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Crowd Laughs as Chicago Teachers Union President Talks about Killing the Rich

Joe2740 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 9:28 AM
The leaders of Chicago Teachers' Union are the socialists that sooner or later have to be dealt with. In my opinion a voucher system would be a way to curb these thugs. Let the parents decide where they want the education tax money to be spent.

The Chicago Teachers Union is not just about looking out for its members’ interests. The union wants to fundamentally change America, too.

That shift occurred when the radical Karen Lewis was elected as its president two years ago. She’s best known for mocking U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s lisp and for taking on - and defeating - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the district’s first teachers’ strike in a generation.

CTU leaders have been on a victory lap of sorts since the September strike, with union activists seeing themselves as protectors of union power during a time of...