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Sad Violin Alert: Michigan Teacher Upset She Can't Retire...at Age 47

Steve1579 Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 8:16 PM
Why,,,why...that's AWFUL ! I feel devastated on her behalf..Can't retire at 47.. (and she is teaching school..to kids? Maybe she better retire...somebody that stupid teaching our kids..)
VAMtns Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 9:11 PM
I guess stupid people can teach! But what? Stupidity! No wonder our public educational system is broken!

Union lunacy at its finest. A Michigan teacher, and member of the Michigan Education Association (the teachers' union), has gone on the record protesting an education spending reform bill that would preclude her from collecting health benefits right away when she retires...at age 47.

It's hard to decide what's more galling here: the fact that this woman believes she's entitled to retire so early -- on taxpayer funds, I might add -- or that she's protesting a bill that would require teachers to take marginal responsibility for their own retirements.

The nerve of these insensitive, education-hating politicians!

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