Skip to comments.New fairy tales from Obamaland
Posted on 08/12/2010 6:21:34 PM PDT by Nachum
It cannot be said often enough that Washington is a city of endless fairy tales. Politicians in both parties can be found spinning these fantasies, but the yarns have been coming especially fast and furious since President Obama and his two best buddies -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- have been running the government. They spun two new fantasies just this week.
The first was that without the latest Obama-Reid-Pelosi government bailout, at least 100,000 teachers would lose their jobs this fall. That's why the $26 billion "stimulus" bill passed by the House in an "emergency" session included $10 billion for "job creation." That's a charming legend for the gullible. The reality, as the Education Intelligence Agency's Mike Antonucci noted, is that "it's common practice for school districts to overestimate the number of teachers that will be laid off in advance of budgets being set, and in advance of the school year." So the vast majority of those dire warnings of 100,000 teachers being laid off were mostly just hot air.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
Seems we should probably lay off those teachers... Because they sure aren’t helping with basic math
100,000 teacher jobs
$10,000,000,000 bailout for teachers
Total amount per teacher job saved:
That’s a bit above the average salary.... Unless this is the new teachers salary.
Ah, Congress. Where else can someone have a 9% approval rating and have a job for life?
!00,000 teachers = 100,000 Democrat votes