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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

mforti Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 5:58 PM
Mary Anne24, I have some news for you. We're ALL getting awfully sick of you folks whining about how hard it is and how little you're paid. Fact is, we ALL work long hours, but most of us don't work only 180 days a year and enjoy 185 days off. There's now MILLIONS of unemployed, college educated people who would take your cushy job and all its benefits in a split second. Your union is the ONLY thing keeping those flood gates closed, and we're ALL in the mood to bust those unions wide open and take over your 'hard' jobs. So either you suck it up, stop whining, and start working like the rest of us, or go and find something else to do. There's NO MORE FREE RIDES!

The trouble with education in this country starts and ends with unions. They are out-of- touch museum relics, fitting for a day that used rotary presses to distribute the news, but wildly inappropriate for an age that‘s both wired and wireless.

Unions have prevented, and continue to prevent, much-needed reforms in education, public finance and government. They cultivate a sense of entitlement wholly out of order for the times, which call for more self-reliance and entrepreneurship.

Frankly, unions suck.

Really.

They suck the money out of our wallets; they suck productivity out of workers; and suck up all the leavings from the...