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

Lisa179 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 7:01 PM
This woman represents the large and loud teachers on picket lines last year. Their record is abysmal yet they are very high paid. It's the unions that keep the incompetent employed. Pity the children that are supposed to be educated by these low flying ducks! Teaching used to be an honorable and respected profession. Since the unions have taken over, they have provided cover for those who should not be in the classroom. Teachers act like longshoremen instead of professionals and wonder why they don't get the respect they received in the past.

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...