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Jeb Bush hammers teachers unions at education summit
Washington Time ^ | 11/27/12 | Ben Wolfgang

Posted on 11/27/2012 12:02:00 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

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Teachers unions discourage young, excited, innovative teachers...and protect the dead wood.

I do know older teachers who are excellent...but many are not.

Unions protect the bad ones, and that is a fact.

1 posted on 11/27/2012 12:02:05 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

The time-honored method of RINOs everywhere; run to the right to win the nomination, run to the left to win the election, then stay there.


2 posted on 11/27/2012 12:05:19 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Labor unions are the Communist Party of the USA.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Ghost of No Child Left Behind. The bush’s One Trick Pony.


3 posted on 11/27/2012 12:06:53 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Bingo.


4 posted on 11/27/2012 12:07:50 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: MestaMachine

No more bush.


5 posted on 11/27/2012 12:08:46 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: MestaMachine; All

No Teachers Union Left Unfunded


6 posted on 11/27/2012 12:08:48 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: MestaMachine

No more bush.


7 posted on 11/27/2012 12:09:25 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Instead of Jeb Bush, let’s just start saying Jeb Romney.


8 posted on 11/27/2012 12:09:43 PM PST by glorgau
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To: SoFloFreeper

Ask teachers to be professionals??

da horror!!


9 posted on 11/27/2012 12:09:43 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GlockThe Vote

We know who and what you are, Jeb. Get lost!!


10 posted on 11/27/2012 12:10:32 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hey jeb, nobody in PUBLIK SKOOL is doing the “LORD’S work”


11 posted on 11/27/2012 12:11:38 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

ANY GOP member speaking out against public unions won’t hear a “nay” word from me.


12 posted on 11/27/2012 12:14:45 PM PST by what's up
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To: SoFloFreeper

13 posted on 11/27/2012 12:15:09 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: SoFloFreeper
My husband and I sent our kids to Catholic schools. I did this because when my firstborn was still just a toddler, I read an article in the local paper about the test scores from the various school districts in the State (WA). Well, the SD that I was in did not even have half of the students doing reading or math at grade level. We had an exceptionally bright youngster, and I wanted her to get as good an education as she could. Apparently, the public schools were not that place. So, we took a financial hit and both our kids went through Catholic schools. (In college, our youngest daughter took a Junior level English course her Freshman year, and she still was repeating theories and subject matter that she had covered in HS.)

My husband's brother is in CA and they couldn't afford the private school, so their kids were in public schools. At a parent's meeting he met someone who told him that the schools try not to put the same kid in a class with a lousy teacher two years in a row (proving that they know who shouldn't be in a classroom). My brother-in-law went home and thought about that, and sure enough, when he thought about his daughter's teachers, it went, good teacher, bad teacher, good teacher, bad teacher. Exactly like what the guy he met at the meeting told him. This is our public school system.

14 posted on 11/27/2012 12:15:09 PM PST by LibertarianLiz
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To: SoFloFreeper

Instead of just bashing teacher unions, Jeb Bush and his father and especially his brother,43, need to start pushing back against the meme that 43 was to blame for the economy. Mike Reagan makes this point and I think it’s vital. We’re into Obama’s second term and now the gloves must come off. The story of Fannie and freddie, the 2007-08 Democrat Congress, the connivings of Barney Frank and Biden with the likes of Angelo Morzzilo. All this needs to come out, and not through mouthpieces but from the source and let H W Bush reveal how the dem Congress screwed the economy in 90 and 91 after the Gulf War. If they don’t the Bushes will be this generation’s Hoover and the Dems will continue to blame them for everything up to and including the Lindbergh Kidnapping.


15 posted on 11/27/2012 12:18:12 PM PST by xkaydet65
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To: SoFloFreeper

Read my Lips “No New Taxes”
“1000 Points of Light”
“Kinder and Gentler”
“Compassionate Conservative”
Yet MORE Bush BULLSHIT!


16 posted on 11/27/2012 12:18:28 PM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wow, this is sooooooo inspiring.

Now I reallllly like Jeb BUSH.

Gosh, I’m sooooo excited.

Riiiiiight....


17 posted on 11/27/2012 12:18:50 PM PST by gaijin
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To: SoFloFreeper

Has he been seen in NH or IA yet???


18 posted on 11/27/2012 12:19:08 PM PST by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
He sure didn't do much about the teachers unions here in Florida during his two terms as governor. Our public schools are dreadful.
19 posted on 11/27/2012 12:19:50 PM PST by Arm_Bears (The MSM lies about conservatives; and it lies about liberals.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
So Jebby is the one NEWSCORP wants to foist on us next? The same Jebby that confiscated 65,000 (yes that's sixty-five thousand) acres of private property near my home at the behest of the enviros, sugar farmers and his big developer buddies?

FU you pudgy, phoney elitist prig. I wish you nothing but hell for the rest of your miserable life.

20 posted on 11/27/2012 12:20:25 PM PST by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: gaijin

: )


21 posted on 11/27/2012 12:23:05 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: AAABEST

” So Jebby is the one NEWSCORP wants to foist on us next?”

Looks like it.

I wouldn’t vote for him at gunpoint.


22 posted on 11/27/2012 12:26:30 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: SoFloFreeper

The union is as much of a problem as is somebody who seriously thinks an “education summit” will successfully address anything wrong with education in the country.


23 posted on 11/27/2012 12:26:50 PM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If one researches old news archives, it is found that political posturing that results in nothing is as old as the hills. Politician A says he’ll crack down on unions, politician B says he’s hopeful about middle-east peace talks. The names change, but the empty political promises span generations. You can change the names and dates and it reads like it’s fresh off the newswires. That said, Jeb needs to just fade back into the woodwork. He should try something novel for a change and create wealth in the private sector instead of sucking off that government teat like four generations of Bush’s.


24 posted on 11/27/2012 12:27:19 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: MestaMachine

No, it’s not a “trick.” Jeb Bush’s education program when he was governor (which of course Crist tried to undo) has actually had an excellent effect on education in Florida. The teachers unions hated him, just as they hate Scott now, but both governors did and are doing really well on reforming public education in Florida (including at the college level).

BDS...it’s an ugly thing.


25 posted on 11/27/2012 12:28:35 PM PST by livius
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To: US Navy Vet

> Read my Lips “No New Taxes”
> “1000 Points of Light”
> “Kinder and Gentler”
> “Compassionate Conservative”

You forgot ...

“Islam is the relgion of peace.”

I liked George as a person. As a president, he was mediocre at best. He held the line in some places, but he was fiscally irresponsible.

As for Jeb, I doubt that he could even win FloriDUH.


26 posted on 11/27/2012 12:31:46 PM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

No love for jeb bush here. But we need all the help we can get. We MUST attack the liberals stranglehold on the education system and MSM propaganda machine.


27 posted on 11/27/2012 12:35:30 PM PST by plain talk
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To: livius

Context.


28 posted on 11/27/2012 12:37:01 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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"“We have a system to reward teachers that’s based on an industrialized, unionized model that is completely inappropriate for the 21st century,” Mr. Bush continued. “There are incredibly fine teachers that get paid less even though they’re doing the Lord’s work consistently over time, and there are teachers that are mediocre that get paid more because they’ve been there longer.”

Could fit politicians too, Mr. Bush. Try what works in private industry, pay more to attract the best, starting with Schools of Ed. Equate them with Engineer's pay rates and performance evaluation.

29 posted on 11/27/2012 12:38:34 PM PST by ex-snook (without forgiveness there is no Christianity)
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“We need to have a teacher evaluation system that is based on teachers being professionals, not part of some collective trade union bargaining process,” said Mr. Bush, chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education Reform, which kicked off its national summit in D.C. on Tuesday.

Just another party in a long line of parties...CPUSA took control of public schools long ago...shut them down/get your children out.

30 posted on 11/27/2012 12:39:52 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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31 posted on 11/27/2012 12:41:58 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: US Navy Vet

Add “New World Order” to that list too.


32 posted on 11/27/2012 12:42:00 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: plain talk
No love for jeb bush here. But we need all the help we can get

Agreed. Why do we attack when someone says the RIGHT thing?

33 posted on 11/27/2012 12:46:15 PM PST by what's up
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To: livius
BDS...it’s an ugly thing.

You know what's REALLY "ugly?" Watching imbeciles on FR use the "BDS" canard to defend the very same craven politicians who've repeatedly taken a giant s**t on us, our families and our nation.

34 posted on 11/27/2012 12:47:13 PM PST by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Chris Christie methodology. That’s what we’ll get with Jeb. Sell out.


35 posted on 11/27/2012 12:47:22 PM PST by frogjerk (Obama Claus is coming to town!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You can tell the men from the boys by what isn’t addressed.

The Left’s whole education agenda and content wreaks. Hear the guy go off on that? Didn’t think so.

He tosses us a ‘union’ bone, includes the phrase, “...doing the Lord’s work...”, and fully expects us to fall in line.

Just another poser lining himself up, this time for 2016.

And the way the primaries are set up, and the way the GOPe spokes-holes will spin things, Jeb stands a very good chance of getting the nomination.

I am so over the ‘Republican’ experience.


36 posted on 11/27/2012 12:52:55 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sounds like Jeb would be a great Secretary of Education in the next Republican administration.


37 posted on 11/27/2012 12:53:18 PM PST by ilgipper (Obama supporters are comprised of the uninformed & the ill-informed)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I plan on voting for Rubio or Rand Paul if they choose to run.

I can not take this RINO crap any more.


38 posted on 11/27/2012 12:53:59 PM PST by MAKOTHEDOG
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GOP vs. Teachers Unions = racist /sarc


39 posted on 11/27/2012 12:55:03 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: SoFloFreeper

There must be something in genes of the Bush boys to promote education reform and then they just hand the process over to socialists.


40 posted on 11/27/2012 12:55:42 PM PST by RetSignman ("A Republic if you can keep it"....)
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To: AAABEST

Anyone that could flop ‘BDS’ out at the drop of a hat, doesn’t belong here.

The last incarnation nearly destroyed this nation. We’ll soon be in the second term of what he ushered in.

History books will sing the praises of his successor’s antics long after we’re gone.

The absolute worst legacy ever!


41 posted on 11/27/2012 12:57:34 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: ilgipper

The only way that there will be a “next” Republican Administration is if the democrat Party agrees to let the Republican win.


42 posted on 11/27/2012 12:58:10 PM PST by sport
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To: SoFloFreeper

Judging by the rather limited academic abilities of the vast majority of the younger folks possessing degrees in teaching, the academic requirements appear to be not exactly as demanding as they might have once been.

I know well that there are thousands of smart, talented and dedicated teachers out there. To them, I say, “Eject the druids in your group. They are slime and they are be-clowning you. As for the unions, treat a union as you would a fresh t*rd in your bowl. A union leader exists at almost the very top of the corruption ladder.”

Howeveer, the pinnicle of sleeze, corruption, and stupidity is not held by a union leader. It is proudly held by the Obamadork.”


43 posted on 11/27/2012 12:58:20 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

Rubio is for “not a real”, “is a real”, “well it’s not quite a real”, “okay perhaps it is a real” Amnesty. I wouldn’t back that guy for official doggie poop collector.

Backing ‘his people’ in deference to ‘we the people’, eliminates him.


44 posted on 11/27/2012 1:01:12 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Considering Jeb Bush’s mania for amnesty, I have no interest in anything else he does, anything else he says, or anything else he stands for. To use a little riff borrowed from his horrid mother, “I hope he stays down there in Florida.”


45 posted on 11/27/2012 1:06:42 PM PST by greene66
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yawn; Remember Terrie Schiavo; FUJB!


46 posted on 11/27/2012 1:07:34 PM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yes, I agree! Another thing that needs to happen is give teachers a choice to opt out of the union. I have no choice in the matter. I am forced to join the union by law. Really ticks me off that my dues are being used to elect people like Obama!!


47 posted on 11/27/2012 1:08:01 PM PST by vickixxxx
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To: livius; All
I agree with you.

Man, the hate for anyone named "Bush" here on FR is as bad or worse than I've heard from extremist liberals.

All a big circle, isn't it?

I understand and have sympathy for the idea of not continuing a familial "dynasty"...but that isn't what I am seeing here. All I am seeing is vitriol and hate.

Not a real healthy thing, and not something that will help the cause of conservatism.

Ronald Reagan, from all that I read and heard from him, never engaged in such tactics. He was a warrior, but a happy one--and had ANSWERS...he didn't spew hate at an opponent.

Pretty discouraging to see his happiness ignored.

Some here, it seems, want to merely rail against ANYONE. No one, it seems, is good enough. No one.

Pretty darn pathetic. And not a Reagan-like attitude. There are too few people who remember him and his approach, I suppose.

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48 posted on 11/27/2012 1:11:22 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Republican primaries are engineered to put up the establishment guy. Democrats throw themselves cult of personality curve balls.

The writings already on the wall.

The GOP will shove Jeb down our throats because he can “appeal to Hispanics”, ie pander.

Dems will double down and defeat Hillary again (her husband was the flash in the pan next new thing. She’s another mainstream politician). Mayor Castro from San Anton will be the nominee, the next flash and an essential ingredient to pushing Hispanic dem vote permanently above 80%.

Castro will win.

You guys think blaming GW Bush has legs that will run out. You’re wrong. They blamed Hoover through four election cycles.

Don’t bother blustering about never voting for Jeb. The GOP-e already knows it has your vote. That’s why you’re starting to see the Jeb reintroduction media party.


49 posted on 11/27/2012 1:17:44 PM PST by ziravan (Are you better off now than you were $9.4 Trillion dollars ago?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Prescott bush was fined a million dollars for dealing with the nazis, and later served briefly as the treasurer of Planned Parenthood. George senior was one of Reagan’s most vocal opponents as head of the CIA, prior to Reagan’s Presidential run, and was chosen on poor advice as his VP running mate. George senior then went on to squander the Reagan gains and further taint the GOP brand throughout the 90’s, ushering in the anti-semitic peanut farmer. His son as President embroiled us in two middle east conflicts, one of which resulted in an “islamic republic”, and the other which continues to this day under questionable rules of engagement, and has resulted in no tangible positive gains for the US other than lucrative military contracts and a severe stagnation of the domestic economy. He also presided over an open border with mexico, paying it lip-service, floated a big amnesty program that was eventually shouted down, then as a final gesture bailed out failing banks (mostly in europe we found out later) with US taxpayer money, adding further to a then historically large national debt and ushering in our first openly communist president. Now Jeb Bush promises to “reign in the teachers unions”, hoping it will strike a chord and catapult him into the frontrunner position as the Presidential candidate for 2016. We just don’t seem to learn from our mistakes.


50 posted on 11/27/2012 1:24:19 PM PST by SpaceBar
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