Sunday, February 13, 2011

Non-Sequitur 101 From Walker Protester

OK, see if you get a connection. I don't.

Ed Krejcie, who has taught in Appleton for 15 years, said he came out to oppose Walker's proposals, which he said would mean teachers lose the right to negotiate a contract. "We want what's best for students," he said.

Sure, Ed. So do the chillllrrrrrren's parents.

Please, Ed. Never teach logic.


neomom said...

Yeah - those teachers in Meno Falls that refused to be at plays and write letters of recommendation because they were holding their breath for more taxpayer candy sure cared about the kids.

"When school children start paying union dues, that's when I'll start representing the interests of school children." Albert Shanker President of the United Federation of Teachers from 1964 to 1984 as well as President of the American Federation of Teachers from 1974 to 1997.

The CATO study, released in September, puts the average federal civilian salary with benefits at $119,982 vs. $59,909 for the private sector. Federal government employees now earn fully double that of their private sector countrymen. In 2004, the average federal employee made two-thirds more than a person employed in the private sector according to CATO. The rate of disparity is growing rapidly. Total federal employee compensation grew 57% from 2004-2008 and just 30.8% in the private sector over the same period.

Time to share the sacrifice....

Amy said...

When they say "We want what's best for students" what they're really saying is:

Give us what we want or we'll make it miserable for your students. This happened twice where there were contract issues as I was in school.

This is the same BS line they hand when they threaten to "cut budgets" by getting rid of sports or music or theatre instead of some staffer making 60K + bennies whose job could be absorbed by others.