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Kicked Out of County, Darth Union Strikes Back

NewJAl Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 12:44 AM
I keep going back to talking points, as if someone would listen and wake up. My Governor says the NJ Teacher's Union President has a higher salary than he does. I believe him. I cannot say that they get equal transportation, free meals or other perks. But I should think the teacher's and all others to whom education is delivered would be outraged. I know Teachers that work hard, bring homework home and spend their own money to make their daily lessons better. They should be outraged that their money is confiscated for some fat cat union leader or to send to support a political party as if they were all clones, confiscated for the lifestyle of some union leader and/ or some politcal campaign as if they were all Democratic clones.
Robert97 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 9:10 AM
The teachers who work hard, care about the kids, etc., should stand up and complain about (a) their union leadership, and (b) the school administrators.
Daniel982 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 9:51 AM
They would be immediately crucified by the union enforcers in order to keep the others in line.
NewJAl Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 12:50 AM
I do like Huffpost as you can pre-read your comments and not mess up as in the above.
I do not like that they will choose to air it or not, according to some personal standard of the person reading the comment, before posting it.
I am suspicious that certain information, outlooks or facts are filtered out, if found too eye opening for the people in the tank for Progressive, Liberal, Socialist (whatever the term du jour is) ideas.
But hope does spring eternal. I can name many who were 'Liberal', who have matured into Conservatives, and only a few that have gone in the other direction.

All over the country, union leaders are demanding that communities cough up extra cash to help “make teachers whole.” And unions around the country are testing the waters with teachers by asking teachers in budget stricken districts to vote “no confidence” in the community to send a message to taxpayers to cough up cash or else.

Note: This is an important update to a previous story about one county that kicked out it's public employees' union.     

The “or else?”


In Chicago, the teachers strike was preceded, as it has been elsewhere, by a token “vote of no confidence” circulated by the Chicago Teachers Union, an...