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The Next Union Showdown: Teachers vs...Rahm Emanuel?

wpagan Wrote: Jun 07, 2012 6:09 PM
Whit Chambers.... I am with you one thousand percent.... but do they have the cojoones to fight the union like they did in Wisconsin.... somehow I doubt it.... but it is exactly whats necessary... hardball all the way.!!!

First, there was Chris Christie. Then, Scott Walker. And now...Rahmbo.

Yes, Mayor of Chicago and President Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is gearing up for a battle with the Chicago Teachers' Union, likely to come to a head this summer. And while he's Gov. Walker's political antithesis, Emanuel finds himself in the same sort of budgetary crisis as Walker's Wisconsin -- and staring at the very same solution: cutting costs in unionized areas of the public sector.

While he’s also working to implement cost cutting for firefighters and cops, Emanuel’s most prominent target is...