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An Open Letter to the Children of Wisconsin
tea party tribune ^ | 2/17/2011 | jim funkhouser

Posted on 02/17/2011 8:11:14 PM PST by HMS Surprise

Are you enjoying your time off kiddos?

Welcome to the real world! All that stuff your teachers have been telling you about democracy and elections, well, it was all a load of Wisconsin cow fodder. In the real world agitators, blackmailers, and community organizers trump the law.

Elections only matter to your teachers when they win. If they lose it’s time to take to the streets and protest, and file injunctions in the nearest available court.

They learned that from their hero, Barack Obama. When he got elected they were happy, remember? Do you also remember how excited they were when they talked about him? Do they still have their Obama ’08 bumpersticker on their car? (A lot of them got scraped off.)

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: senators; teachers; unions; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown

1 posted on 02/17/2011 8:11:19 PM PST by HMS Surprise
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To: HMS Surprise

Unintended consequences - maybe these students and their families will begin to realize that it has NEVER been about the children...


2 posted on 02/17/2011 8:19:08 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: nolongerademocrat
Unintended consequences...

So, let's say for example that the state adopts a government hiring freeze. Well within the realm of possibility. Now let's say the state also raises taxes "on the rich," which, of course, always reduces private sector jobs.

Little college Johnny gets his degree and guess what? There are no jobs for him in either the public or the private sector. Of course, the selfish teachers who currently have tenure could actually care less about Johnny. But today he's a useful idiot carrying a sign.

And again I wonder, why is youth wasted on the young?

3 posted on 02/17/2011 8:25:03 PM PST by The Citizen Soldier (Obama: All turban, no camels.)
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To: nolongerademocrat

I think the teacher unions are being forced by circumstance into a corner. Their best option was to sit down and shut up, but of course it’s against the agitators inherent nature to submit to legitimate authority. They are not endearing themselves to the taxpayers of Wisconsin.


4 posted on 02/17/2011 8:27:21 PM PST by HMS Surprise (I fear we are lost.)
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To: HMS Surprise
Walker supporters plan Saturday counter rally
5 posted on 02/17/2011 8:27:35 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: HMS Surprise

6 posted on 02/17/2011 8:28:09 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: HMS Surprise

Wisconsin should keep its children far away from these jackwagons.


7 posted on 02/17/2011 8:29:27 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: nolongerademocrat

Unintended consequences - maybe these students and their families will begin to realize that it has NEVER been about the children...


How about turning the new Governor into a hero of the taxpaying class??? These union thugs and community organizers are raising his national profile!


8 posted on 02/17/2011 8:30:08 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: FromLori

Good! About time!


9 posted on 02/17/2011 8:30:15 PM PST by sport
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To: Hotlanta Mike

That’s true, they are raising his profile!


10 posted on 02/17/2011 8:52:24 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: The Citizen Soldier
"I wonder, why is youth wasted on the young?"

I wonder why wherewithal is wasted on the old.


11 posted on 02/17/2011 8:54:18 PM PST by I see my hands (You can know the young posters by the desperate optimism in their posts.)
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To: The Citizen Soldier

I think these agitators are going to be hit in the head by the pendulum swinging.


12 posted on 02/17/2011 8:54:39 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: HMS Surprise

On what authority, by whose permission were those children abducted from their classrooms and physically taken to this impromptu political rally. I presume most were minors and thus couldn’t have given legal permission themselves. Some parent needs to file kidnapping charges. They also should charge the teachers with conspiracy to commit truancy. Let them try to defend that charge!


13 posted on 02/17/2011 8:59:55 PM PST by JohnBovenmyer
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To: HMS Surprise

The Enemies Within Our Education system


Education Unions (the N.E.A.), School Administrators and Yes - Even Some Teachers

Worm in the Apple

What is to be Done?

Leave No Teachers Behind!

Lefty Teachers Meet the MP3 Player/REcorder



14 posted on 02/17/2011 9:03:36 PM PST by B-Cause (Great crises do not make men, they reveal them.)
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Are you enjoying your time off kiddos?...in real professions, what these teachers are doing - closing schools and hurting the kids' education and even worse, getting the kids to protest with them - would be considered highly unethical - professionals do not enter into "double relationships" with their clients - relating to those they serve in any capacity other than that they have been engaged to provide, especially when it is expressly for the benefit of the professional, is by most codes of ethics absolutely forbidden - teachers have a long, long way to go before they attain the dignity and integrity of genuine professionals, no matter how much they tell us how professional they are......
15 posted on 02/17/2011 9:06:00 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: HMS Surprise

Greta interviewed one of these kids on her show tonight. All I could think was, “what a silly child”- I wish she had asked him how he felt about his teacher mortgaging his future so she could live in retirement in a fashion HE may never get to know.

These union thugs have a damn lot of nreve.


16 posted on 02/17/2011 9:18:49 PM PST by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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To: 13Sisters76

IMHO, They should ALL be fired.


17 posted on 02/17/2011 10:00:38 PM PST by HMS Surprise (I fear we are lost.)
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To: 13Sisters76

Every school needs a conservative ombudsman whose job would be to go into the school once a month and reboot some sanity into the young skulls full of mush.


18 posted on 02/17/2011 10:10:28 PM PST by HMS Surprise (I fear we are lost.)
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To: nolongerademocrat

“Unintended consequences - maybe these students and their families will begin to realize that it has NEVER been about the children...”

Of course not its about funding the Democratic party, and creating a new generation of State slaves.


19 posted on 02/17/2011 11:28:06 PM PST by Monorprise
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To: The Citizen Soldier; All

“And again I wonder, why is youth wasted on the young?”

Yes, and in today’s world, they do much damage out of ignorance. Over here, at the ballot box - to wit, electing BHO in ‘08 and, God forbid, again in ‘12. Over in the middle east - well...we all see the ways there.

But about this Wisconsin mess, I wonder something else - where is Ronald Reagan when we need him? The abomination sitting in the White House is actually loving all this.


20 posted on 02/17/2011 11:30:10 PM PST by llandres
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To: HMS Surprise

THEIR, there, they’re. Sigh.


21 posted on 02/18/2011 12:29:54 AM PST by Don W (Only a Biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.)
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