“Union Man” music video & Wisconsin union vote Qs for an incurious press
Here is an excellent Wisconsin political music video that was promoted by WTMJ’s Charlie Sykes. Note the “fist” symbolism: Teachers’ unions and union supported Wisconsin school boards are rushing to enter new contracts before the new law comes into effect. Many questions about these teacher contract votes have been raised. The media focus is often on open meeting laws for Board consideration of the contracts | Read More »
Union taught WI public school students have lower test scores than non-union Texas.
Contrary to widespread public perception, the public union educational system in Wisconsin on average does no better job of educating students than that of 5 states that do not permit teacher collective bargaining, viz, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, or Virginia. See http://iowahawk.typepad.com/iowahawk/2011/03/longhorns-17-badgers-1.html Actually, Wisconsin students categorized as “black, hispanic, or asian” generally perform poorly when compared to black, hispanic, or asian categorized students from these southern | Read More »
Fire Chief Tubbs! Restore Rule of Law to WI Capitol.
The mob has validated the propriety of the two hours notice given by the Republicans for the vote. Since the police have escorted the Republicans from the Capitol due to security concerns in view of the mayhem and mob of Democrat protesters, it clearly would have been improvident, and impractical to have given greater notice. Anarchy, mobs and mayhem rule in the Capitol building. The | Read More »
Anyone got a form for teachers to request refund of union dues e.g. in WI, TN, OH?
While a few teachers were calling in sick and getting fraudulent sick notes in the People’s Republic of Madison, many were going to work. Some of these diligent professionals dread the bad publicity engendered by the bad apples. Some teachers are concerned about union willingness to trade layoffs for keeping such union “rights” as (1) having the government collect $700 to $1,000 in yearly dues | Read More »
What if the Green Bay Packers joined a public union?
NFL football players are members of a private sector union, the NFL Players Association, but what if they belonged to a government employee union in symbiosis with the Democrat Party? Imagine if the 2011 Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers football players were members of a public union similar to WEAC the Green Bay, Wisconsin public teachers union. It’s not so far fetched, after all, | Read More »
WI PUDs, unions & chanters
Public Union Democrats, and their chanting supporters do a disservice to Wisconsin people in hard economic times. In November, 2010 a majority of Wisconsin citizens voted to empower Republican solutions. In the weeks leading up to the election, different approaches to addressing State and local economic challenges were debated; the electorate spoke decisively. Newly elected Governor Walker, with compassion, seriousness, patience and honor, has explained | Read More »
Wisconsin Legislator’s Oath of Office
Many of the missing 14 Wisconsin Democrat State Senators have made the following oath multiple times, not only for their Senate seats, but also for various governmental commissions and boards. Wisconsin Constitution Article IV states: Oath of office. SECTION 28. Members of the legislature, and all officers, executive and judicial, except such inferior officers as may be by law exempted, shall before they enter upon | Read More »