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Obama’s Education Plan Means $17 Million in New Union Dues Revenue

Ricster47 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 3:36 PM
What in the world is your point? Are you trying to say that taxpayers need to GIVE teachers unions money to politic? Why would anyone in their right mind consider that to be a "good" idea?
Education turned into a key issue in Wednesday’s first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney.

Their visions could not have been more divergent and stark.

Romney called for putting federal education dollars into the “backpack” of the student, empowering parents to pick the educational option that best meets the needs of their child.

Obama called for hiring 100,000 new teachers, a familiar refrain during his first term in office. A champion of government school bailouts, Obama emphasizes more teachers, as opposed to insisting on more effective teachers, and refuses to endorse the idea of freeing students...