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Top Teachers Union Organizer Self-Declared Socialist, bin Laden Apologist

TFT Wrote: Apr 16, 2012 10:08 PM
Teach your children, Lloyd. Nobody is stopping you. If your lessons are so good and right and the teachers' so bad and wrong, surely your kid will learn the difference due to your diligence. Or are you afraid your lessons will be lost on your kids? Or that your kids will see them not as lessons but as bias, ignorance and ideology? Why do you think teachers are your enemy? That's pretty wild, really.

It’s been said you can judge a person’s character by the company he keeps. The same can be said of organizations. That’s why it’s so troubling that a national teachers union – the American Federation of Teachers – continues to employ such radicals.

The latest example is Shaun Richman, the deputy director of organizing for the AFT. It was first reported at

Richman’s previous organizing experience? The Socialist Party-USA. In 2001 he was quoted discussing the party’s plans to run candidates for office and in 2005, he was running the party’s national convention. In 2006, he was...