Skip to comments.Unions harass teacher who dared to speak up in support of Scott Walker
Posted on 12/15/2011 10:30:08 AM PST by Hojczyk
The obnoxiousness continues. Not content to picket the Capitol and petition for the recall of any and every state leader who had a hand in the passage of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walkers budget repair bill, union leaders are now harassing a teacher who appeared in an ad in support of Walker.
In a basic black-back-dropped ad, Kristi Lacroix said she wasnt in favor of a recall.
Im not big on recalls and I think, at this point, in my opinion, and Im only speaking from the I, it feels a little like sour grapes, she says in the spot. Its oh, we didnt get our way, and now were going to change the outcome.
But she didnt stop with a simple indictment of recalls. She also voiced a positive opinion of Walker himself also known to the unions as Hosni Mubarak or Adolf Hitler.
Scott Walker said from the beginning: Im going to do whats right for Wisconsin, Lacroix continued. And he did. He did.
That ad didnt make union leaders too happy and you know what union leaders do when theyre not happy. Can you say retaliation much?
Shes facing typical Saul Alinsky tactics, Education Action group founder Kyle Walker said this morning on a Fox and Friends segment. There is a Fire Kristi movement that is forming where pro-union members are threatening her with her job. Theyre threatening to throw all of this trash on her in order to marginalize her and get her to quit.
Lacroix herself is likely surprised by the treatment shes received, the education expert continued.
We work with a lot of teachers around the country and theyre by and large apolitical people, he said. They just want to do their job.
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Get a gun and protect yourself at the first HINT of a threat.
I would say typical thuggish behavior except I don’t want to insult the real thugs. You get the impression that union leadership develops from the bottom feeders and the ones who cannot do the actual work.
Typical UNION!! Lets harass someone who DISAGREE with the LEADERSHIP. Hey UNIONS — THIS IS AMERICA, NOT THE SOVIET UNION!!
Anyone have an address to send her Christmas cards? She could sure use some positive cards this year.
I hope everyone is watching us in Wisconsin closely...we are a living lab for the DNC. Where do you think Occupy started? Remember the “live-in” at the capital in Madistan. It's going to be a long hard winter here.
Anyone who’s “surprised” by this treatment just hasn’t been paying attention.
In Libworld, you aren’t allowed to disagree with THE CURRENT TRUTH, no matter how many times the current truth changes.
You can point with 100% certainty to the two things which started the decline in the USA’s educational system.
Ted Kennedy’s racist anti-white European immigration policies and the formation of Teacher’s Unions! You can debate the percentage each had over the decline but you cannot debate the damage both these actions have brought upon education.
Throw in all the money wasted by an Education department which cares much more about promoting or protecting deviant sex acts, abortion, removing any reference to God in the school, leveling the playing field so morons and savants have the same outcome, than educating our children so they can not only compete in the world market but WIN.
So here’s my union story.
I was a teacher at an elementary school in northern California. The school was an awful mess, which is another story. There was a 10-year-old in my class who could not read. He was a smart enough kid - he could remember exactly what you said, and repeat it back, and thus he had advanced through the grades. When he got to me, I saw he couldn’t read.
So I kept him after school and started teaching him how to read. He appreciated the effort, too. So did his parents.
One day I’m there about 4:30 p.m. when the school union rep comes in the room. Our conversation went something like this:
Union rep: “What are you doing here?”
Me: “I’m teaching Cody how to read.”
Union rep: “It’s 4:30 p.m. Your contract states that you only work from 8 to 4.”
Me: “But I’m teaching Cody how to read.”
Union rep: “Don’t cause trouble around here.”
And he left the room.
I left that school the same year. By good fortune this school and Alaska schools in general have very weak unions. The $770 annual fee now goes to more productive things.
Speaking as someone on the inside, getting rid of the union would be a fine first step toward recovering our schools.
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