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"A" Is for Agitation: Radical Chicago Teachers on Parade

wiseone Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 8:36 AM
According to reports from other sources the Chicago teachers have been offered a 16% pay increase, but are unhappy that they will now be asked to contribute to their own health and pension plans. Health care and pensions, health care and pensions. It brought down GM. It's bankrupting the country. And Chicago teachers have their heads so far up their own @sses it will never occur to them in a million years that GM and the US Government are not freak occurrences, and not even merely the general rule. They are the INEVITABLE conclusion when unrealistic expectations are codified into union contracts and federal law.

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis walks, talks and barks like a rootsy Occupy Wall Street activist. But this Big Labor loudmouth who's leading the abandonment of nearly 400,000 schoolchildren in the Windy City is just another power-grabbing union fat cat.

Instead of academic excellence, she rails about "social justice." Instead of accountability, she fumes about "profits" and curses merit pay. Lewis has marched with the Occu-clowns denouncing capitalism and promoting "socialism (as) the alternative." She raves: "Occupy Wall Street and the whole concept of the 99 percent is an extraordinarily important movement."

And she earned praise as a...