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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:09 AM
In front of the assembly I said lets be proud we live in a country where the rights were wronged... teachers - black and white - screamed there is still discrimination. I told them all in front of 200 kids.... The kids get it! But they are corrupted!!
squiddy Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 1:13 PM
I don't see how you can tolerate the double-whammy of being a teacher in NYC - a mostly-liberal occupation, in a very liberal town - somehow, in the past few years, it became acceptable for teachers to be open advocates for their political beliefs - and openly hostile to those who don't share them. Time to move on ...

Pick yourself out a nice state with no teacher's union and don't look back...
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:24 AM
We have to change the dialogue from within, and that includes the schools and the culture; that's exactly how the progs did it for the last 50 years.
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:22 AM
Our social studies class got a weekly supplement mag from the NYTimes featuring such wizards of crappolla like Thomas Friedman. The carefully crafted their propaganda to make it sound like they were being objective. Why couldn't we hook up with the National Review and provide a magazine with articles about our founding principles and the Constitution; teaching students how to connect the dots, and how to watch for propaganda buzz words?
mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:10 AM
I am done. I cannot continue to work as a public school teacher in NYC.

I stick it out as long as I could. I am not going down with this anymore.

Education is already ruined.

What state is seceding again?

Labor Unions have officially killed off the Twinkie. The company that makes the yummy treat announced today they will start to downsize operations (a.k.a. fire people) as a result of a long battle with union workers.

Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, said it had sought court permission to go out of business after failing to get wage and benefit cuts from thousands of its striking bakery workers.

Hostess said a national strike by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that began last...

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