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Unions Tell Taxpayers: “We have no confidence in you.”

ukattan Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 3:51 PM
Public employees have no right to unionize in the first place. It is against federal law but they are getting away with it for decades. We need someone like Ronald Reagan who fired the PATCO strikers and replaced them with people who wanted to work. Forced union membership in many states is legalized extortion, they take money out of your paycheck whether we want to be members or not. We need to have a national right to work law n place.
ricksmom Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 5:46 PM
Hussein Obama is no Ronald Reagan and you can bet the farm that he is standing firmly behind the unions and teachers. Take a look at the Dept. of Education, it is a joke; a job for some Obama appointee who is among the whole bunch whose jobs are not based on qualifications or even caring about the students or parents.

Just over pay teachers to babysit. Feed the children, supervise them after school and send the welfare checks and food stamps to the irresponsible parents. Oh, and lest we forget: indoctrinate them as to how important Progressives are to them and how evil the rich are. Teach them envy and greed, bully them, make sure they don't express any religious belief and then ignore them when they leave the school, join gangs, etc.

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.

The “or else?”

Strike.      

Never mind making communities whole; those communities can never be whole under Obama.

As cash-strapped municipalities deal with declining tax revenues and too-rosy assumptions made by administrators and union officials, teachers unions are stamping their feet, holding their breath and...