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Teachers union president says Mayor Rahm Emanuel ‘exploded’ at her
Sun Times ^ | 09/09/11 | ROSALIND ROSSI

Posted on 09/09/2011 3:51:54 PM PDT by Winstons Julia

“When I explained to him that a longer school day should not be used for warehousing or babysitting our youth he exploded, used profanity, pointed his finger in my face and yelled. At that point the conversation was over — soon thereafter we found ourselves subject to a full-scale propaganda war over a moot point.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; education; emanuel; illinois; mayor; rahm; rahmemanuel; teachers; union; unions

1 posted on 09/09/2011 3:51:59 PM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: Winstons Julia
When I explained to him that a longer school day should not be used for warehousing or babysitting our youth he said, "Don't be absurd! That's the only reason taxpayers are supporting your ghastly institution!"

(I made that up.)

2 posted on 09/09/2011 3:54:08 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I welcome our new reptilian overlords. They are so quiet!)
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To: Winstons Julia
When I explained to him that a longer school day should not be used for warehousing or babysitting our youth he exploded, used profanity, pointed his finger in my face and yelled.

Is she lying? That's doesn't sound like him at all. I thought he only does that in congressional bath houses.

3 posted on 09/09/2011 3:55:44 PM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Tax-chick
Why do I want to believe Rahm actually thought that.

Hey, that's because as crazy as he is (certifiably so) he's still smarter and more rational than the thugs and criminals who work for him.

He thought he wanted that job too!

4 posted on 09/09/2011 3:55:50 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Winstons Julia

Vote for arrogant commies, and get arrogant scum.


5 posted on 09/09/2011 3:57:32 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Winstons Julia

It’s not the ideas that matter... like Barney Frank.. it’s the belligerence the ‘can’t we all get along’ dims admire.


6 posted on 09/09/2011 3:58:02 PM PDT by Track9 (Make War!!)
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To: C210N

“I thought he only does that in congressional bath houses.”

And ballet class...with the other little girls.


7 posted on 09/09/2011 3:58:41 PM PDT by jessduntno (Obama shanks. America tanks.)
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To: Winstons Julia

Lol. That’s Rahm.


8 posted on 09/09/2011 4:00:42 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Winstons Julia

Unexpected.


9 posted on 09/09/2011 4:01:50 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Winstons Julia
I detect a bit of hostility from most of Obama's pals.

(WU Bombers, "God D___ America etc etc.)


10 posted on 09/09/2011 4:04:03 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bush’s fault.


11 posted on 09/09/2011 4:08:06 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Winstons Julia

“When I explained to him that a longer school day should not be used for warehousing or babysitting our youth he exploded, used profanity, pointed his finger in my face and yelled.”

So, what’s the problem? It’s one leftist swearing at another leftist. File a complaint with your leftist union sob sister. See if she cares.


12 posted on 09/09/2011 4:08:19 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: Winstons Julia

LOL

The collapse of the union kingdom is imminent.


13 posted on 09/09/2011 4:09:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: nuconvert

Rahm needs a little schoolyard bullying. In other words, somebody needs to punch his lights out -— literally.

I speak from the vantage point of a former youthful smart-ass who pushed someone a little too far one time. I got an instant attitude adjustment that lasted the rest of my life.


14 posted on 09/09/2011 4:09:39 PM PDT by Walrus (You can't begin a revolution with establishment leaders)
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To: Tax-chick
Doesn't mean that it isn't true. As a teacher I know full well that our primary purpose is to keep kids out of the house while both parents work and our secondary purpose is to keep kids off of the streets while both parents work.

Mom has to work to pay the taxes for the social ills caused by moms working, you know.

15 posted on 09/09/2011 4:09:42 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (***9/11*** Never Forget - Never Forgive ***9/11***)
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To: Winstons Julia

Those who live by thug principles, die by thug principles.


16 posted on 09/09/2011 4:12:25 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution)
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To: cripplecreek

Don’t you just love it? It’s delicious. Especially when you know Zeke.


17 posted on 09/09/2011 4:12:53 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: cripplecreek

Don’t you just love it? It’s delicious. Especially when you know Zeke.


18 posted on 09/09/2011 4:13:24 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Winstons Julia

All logic aside here its always a bit delicious when Rats have internal squabbles.


19 posted on 09/09/2011 4:14:23 PM PDT by tflabo ( to have been selected)
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To: Aevery_Freeman
Doesn't mean that it isn't true.

Rahm's quite a loose cannon - he might have said it, if he'd had a few drinks at lunch.

I'm often taken aback by people's carrying on when their children are off school ... and not all of them have jobs, either. "Free at last, free at last!" one woman said at a church meeting the other night, and all I could think was, "What did your child do to make you dislike her so much ... and does she know that's how you feel? Great job, mom!"

20 posted on 09/09/2011 4:14:26 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I welcome our new reptilian overlords. They are so quiet!)
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To: Walrus

That was the old days. Now we’re all about diversity... anti-bullying and churning out good little socialists.


21 posted on 09/09/2011 4:15:24 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Winstons Julia

Oh, decisions, decisions... who to root for? Ballerina Queen or Union Thug.

Sounds like a good time to make popcorn.


22 posted on 09/09/2011 4:17:30 PM PDT by Ladysmith (The evil that's happening in this country is the cancer of socialism...It kills the human spirit.)
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To: Winstons Julia

I, for one, am shocked, shocked that the mayor of Chicago would use profanity.


23 posted on 09/09/2011 4:19:59 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Winstons Julia

And I bet she voted for him too.


24 posted on 09/09/2011 4:20:52 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Walrus

You think Rahm would only bring his fists to a fistfight?


25 posted on 09/09/2011 4:22:02 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Ah, yes. Eating their own.


26 posted on 09/09/2011 4:30:06 PM PDT by oldsicilian
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To: Winstons Julia

I Don’t trust union presidents,especially the NEA teachers union which has been instrumental in dumbing down our public schools to the point many of the kids can’t even fill out a college application! Unrevised American history is not taught while sex education is!


27 posted on 09/09/2011 4:30:22 PM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE RINOs!)
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To: Winstons Julia
If the woman speaks true, Rahm is a poser; a true supporter of the people's revolution would have had her liquidated for questioning the cause.
28 posted on 09/09/2011 4:31:02 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: Aevery_Freeman

your job as a teacher or better yet ... my employee is educate my children. that is what i am paying you for and you better do it with the correct curriculum and with enthusiasm or you will be replaced.

a parents job is to support their family and pay your over priced wages in a system that is never audited. oh i forgot ... we have to pay for the children of all those parents who don’t work and live off of the system.


29 posted on 09/09/2011 4:45:04 PM PDT by slickdain (USA now belongs to America ... wait in this line for your taco and unemployment check!)
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To: Winstons Julia

This is just a diversion. The teachers union is fighting reform - again. This time they want to block a plan for a longer school day.


30 posted on 09/09/2011 4:47:46 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Winstons Julia

Really hard to know who to “root” for here so....I’ll just enjoy the popcorn.


31 posted on 09/09/2011 4:49:24 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: Paperdoll

According to one parent, the local high school only teaches “football and condoms”.


32 posted on 09/09/2011 4:55:16 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: Winstons Julia

That’s Rahm!! He has always operated that way. He fights dirty, he is bad news.


33 posted on 09/09/2011 5:27:00 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Winstons Julia

At least he didn’t stab a table, speak her name, and then yell “DEAD”.


34 posted on 09/09/2011 5:31:42 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Winstons Julia

CTU President Karen Lewis had better watch her back. That Chicago thug will crush her like a bug.


35 posted on 09/09/2011 5:38:29 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Another Maryland girl for Palin in 2012)
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To: MaxMax

She could still get a dead fish, though, couldn’t she?


36 posted on 09/09/2011 5:38:48 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Aevery_Freeman

Mom has to work to pay the taxes for the social ills caused by moms working, you know.

((
Amen.


37 posted on 09/09/2011 5:40:36 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Another Maryland girl for Palin in 2012)
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To: Winstons Julia

That would be sexist, um, if a Repub sent it.


38 posted on 09/09/2011 5:43:33 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: MaxMax

At least he didn’t stab a table, speak her name, and then yell “DEAD”.

((
Yet....


39 posted on 09/09/2011 5:43:42 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Another Maryland girl for Palin in 2012)
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To: slickdain
correct curriculum and with enthusiasm

One individual teacher is not the system. It was the system of which I spoke, there are individual teachers doing a good job but the primary purposes are as stated and have been relayed to me by principals and chiefs-of-police.

Many, if not most, parents are unconcerned when little Johnnie doesn't know basic arithmetic, punctuation or the rules of punctuation as long as the grades are high and the student is accredited.

My Physics, Chemistry and Math students have parents that do.

Doesn't change the system. Just trying to provide a view from inside the asylum.

40 posted on 09/10/2011 4:53:02 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (***9/11*** Never Forget - Never Forgive ***9/11***)
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To: Winstons Julia
.... the mayor talked about adding 90 minutes to the school day, saying “I can’t have kids on the street at 2:15,” Lewis recalled. ..... She said she told him, “So this is not about education. This is about safety. ... This is babysitting and warehousing.”
2:15?!? WT ....

I went to Chicago Publik skuuls and I never got out at 2:15. Not in Elementary or High School. So when did that nonsense start?

In Elementary school we all got out around or after 3:00pm (3:15?) And in HS we picked out our own classes and schedules, and the earliest I ever got out was after 9th period, near 3:00pm. And in my Soph and Jr years I got out after 10th period, almost 4:00pm.

I had Two Majors that were 'two periods long'. Wood Shop was one, Mechanical Drawing - aka: Drafting, the other. I choose Drafting as a career after HS and that worked our pretty darn good. Thank You Mr Barry.

The only kids that got out of HS 'early', like 2:15 were those with confirmed jobs. They got out after 7th Period -- if their Class selection allowed it.

It's no wonder Chi has a 47% drop out rate for HS and those that do graduate are dumber than dumb. They learn zero in Elem School so they can't handle the harder stuff in HS. So get out at 2:15pm? Sheesh, why even go. Stay home and watch cartoons.

41 posted on 09/10/2011 8:40:17 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out consevatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry..)
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