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

mbenton92 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:14 AM
Does that INCLUDE her and her rich Union bosses?? They certainly are among the richest in America. People like her, and that support her, is why the Unions need to be abolished. They have become a very dangerous factor and have used up their usefulness.

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...