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Hail, Hail Michigan

pkoski Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 7:48 AM
So now, $3 million will go directly into the classroom, which is what teachers tell us they really care about. So now, $3 million will allow the district to retain employees, which what the union ought to care most about. So who makes sure that this "windfall" goes back to the schools and doesn't get spent on some politician's personal project???
Dan107 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 9:19 AM
...or the union head's stable of Cadillac...
Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 8:35 AM
Because this is money the local school district DOESN'T spend on union backed insurance.
They can spend it any way they want.
Will it all go to the classroom?
Probably not, but I can almost guarantee NONE of it will go the union.

If you read me regularly, you’ll know that there are very few things that I feel strongly about ;-). I’m kind of a wilting violet in print, who tries hard not to impose his views on readers. Instead, I paint words pictures of objective fact, interlaced with strongly-reasoned logical progressions that allows readers to form their own opinions unguided by me. (Take a deep breath here, and clean the coffee off your nose, chin, lips and computer screen)  

Today is no different.

Unions suck.

Really they do. I have said this before, as an objective fact:

“They suck the money out...