The striking teachers — and politicians caving to them — lack a rudimentary knowledge of the real reasons teacher salaries aren’t as high as they want and their school books and materials are old and scant.
Among government workers whose jobs do not call on them to risk life and limb, there are two distinct categories: the Ambitious and the Comfortable.
If stripping unions of the ability to coerce workers is a crippling event, then it’s an event worth celebrating.
President Donald Trump called for something very controversial in Washington DC: to treat government employees as though they work for us.
The more levels of government that interfere with a school, the more waste, fraud, and abuse its leaders can get away with because it’s not clear who is responsible for what.
Politicians can make promises without having to worry about transparency or its consequences, like honesty and effectiveness. Thus, America is drowning in state and local debt.
Do Republicans really think that fewer than 5,000 appointees can win against 2.8 million federal employees who have a vested interest in absolutely nothing changing?
The cumulative debt for all public pension systems is at $5.599 trillion, or $46,884 per household. Most is for teachers, whose unions have for years resisted improvements for kids.
The government may not punish Colin Kaepernick or Megan Rapinoe for speaking out, and their employers have declined to do so. But what about the people? We are all free to decide.
There are many reasons not to support Trump or Clinton. Their respective ‘sacrifice’ in the name of ‘public service’ is not one of them.
If becoming a citizen of the United States isn’t a right but a privilege, what better way for foreign citizens to earn it than by defending our freedom?
Logic doesn’t work. Neither does swearing. If you want to get through fifty-four forms and a phalanx of indolent government employees, try this, instead.
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