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Originally posted by romanmel
Average salary of a WI teacher is $ 49,000.00 per year with 15 weeks vacation. Give me a break! See: certificationmap.com...
And they are bitchin? I find it difficult to be for teachers who can't train a chld to read beyond a forth grade level or identify their own state on an unlabled map after twelve years of schooling. In my opinion we would be way ahead firing them all.
Originally posted by Jadette
A unionized public employee, a member of the Tea Party and a CEO are sitting at a table. In the middle of the table there is a plate with a dozen cookies on it. The CEO reaches across and takes 11 cookies, looks at the tea partier and says,"look out for that union guy, he wants a piece of your cookie".
A unionized public employee, a member of the Tea Party and a CEO are sitting at a table. In the middle of the table there is a plate with a dozen cookies on it. The unionized public employee reaches across and takes 11 cookies, looks at the CEO and says,"look out for that Tea Party guy, he wants a piece of your cookie"
People crying about tyranny and oppression need to take a step back and realize what side you're actually on. The first things dictators such as Hitler did was break up Unions. This fact alone should cause your ears to perk and you take a long hard think.
Originally posted by Mercenary2007
reply to post by DZAG Wright
not quite sure how to take your reply to me. But I've actually been trying to avoid this whole stupid thing. Both the Union and the governor are wrong.
I don't like unions not because some talking head on tv tells me i should. I don't like unions from years of personal experience. Yes Unions had there time and place and back then they actually helped their members. But these days there is no need for unions anymore. There are laws on the books to protect workers.
Tell me exactly what a union does these days to protect workers? Because from here all I see is a bunch of lazy leeches trying to suck companies dry.
You want a raise here's a novel idea get off your ass and do a better job than the person next to you and you'll get that raise. want better benefits? work harder and contribute to your own retirement fund. and buy better health insurance. People these days want everything handed to them, they feel they are entitled to everything, Yet they don't want to make personal sacrifices to do anything to improve their situation on their own.
I hate to break it to these teachers police and fire fighters that are protesting because a state wants to take away their union.They should consider themselves damn lucky to have a job right now. because there are millions of people that would gladly take their job if they could.
So what the Gov. wants them to pay more of a share for their benefits they pay what 30% if that. most people have to 50-100% of their share for their benefits in the real world!
Frankly the majority of us are getting tired of the unions crying that everyone is picking on them and that their wages and benefits are justified. really? 80,000- 100,00 a year for a teacher in a failing school system give me a break! you should be lucky to get 30,000 a year.
back in the old days public servants were the lowest paid employees for a reason. so states could live within their means. once again unions got their greedy little hands in the cookie jar and took and took and took now look what happened the state is bankrupt and they are crying about paying their fair share.
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
It's called "Democracy" when the Democrats flee the state to prevent the duly elected representatives of the people of Wisconsin from doing the job they were sent to do, including protecting the future of Wisconsin by not allowing the state to go so far into debt their credit rating drops to slightly above Greece.
It's called "Democracy" when the same democrats are heavily compensated and donated to by union leaders who, in turn, make their fortunes off the backs of the same workers they supposedly care about and want better lives for via mandatory union dues.
It's called "Democracy" when the actual act of democracy (taking a vote among the elected representatives) is blocked.
It's called "facism" when steps are taken to actually take a legal vote among the representatives.
It's called "facism" when they attempt to stop the out of control spending.
It's called "facism" when the representatives attempt to assist the tax payer back into a standing position, back them away from the barrel the unions bent him over, and get his pants back up around his waist and properly buckled.
Yeah, clearly that game works both ways...