Skip to comments.Chicago teachers union president on the rich: ‘Off with their heads!’
Posted on 01/09/2013 2:46:33 PM PST by SeekAndFind
From the leader of the unfailing public servants who brought you 350,000 Chicago students abandoned for two weeks, comes this gem. Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union:
In the clip, recorded Dec. 2 during her keynote address of the Illinois Labor History Society’s Union Hall of Honor dinner and posted on YouTube Monday, Lewis noted that an earlier generation of labor leaders resolved their differences with the rich with a very straightforward mantra: "Off with their heads."
"Do not think for a minute that the wealthy are ever going to allow you to legislate their riches away from them," Lewis told the audience at the event. “However, we are in a moment where the wealth disparity in this country is very reminiscent of the robber baron ages. The labor leaders of that time, though, were ready to kill. They were. They were just — off with their heads. They were seriously talking about that.”
Ah, yes, that is a “straightforward mantra.” In Huffington Post‘s version, the story is about “conservative ire” over a labor union head chortling over chopping off the heads of the rich since they won’t allow all their money to be legislated away. I would submit the story is the publicly indulged liberal fantasy of chopping off the heads of the rich, not the appropriately dispensed corresponding “ire.” The audience enjoys the moment, laughing at Lewis’ invocation of Robespierran remedies, as NRO put it, at which point Lewis generously allows, “I don’t think we’re at that point.” Yet.
Lewis goes on to justify her murderous fantasy by claimingwhat else?those richies are just trying to kill her!
Thats scary to most people. But the key is, they think nothing about killing us. They think nothing about putting our people in harms way...
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I bet the union President is rich
AC/M/F/S/AJNK. (All Commies/Marxists/Fascists/Socialists/Anarchists Just Need Killing.)
This fat hag has done the impossible — she caused me to side with Rahm Emanuel on how he managed Chicago.
>>This fat hag has done the impossible she caused me to side with Rahm Emanuel on how he managed Chicago<<
Oh no — I want Chicago to join Detroit and California in going down in BEAUTIFUL flames.
I’ll bring the dogs and marshmallows!
the Chinese have a long history of dealing with uppity 99%’rs.... killing them by the tens of millions
of course, it’d be a shame if this guy got shiv’d walking down the street at night
a real shame
496 murders in Chicago alone. Yeah...teaching them kids real good.
I would reccommend all illinois business people close up shop and move to another state. let it go the way of detroit
starve them out
Don't you mean you want Michigan, Illinois and California going down in beautiful flames?
Chicago’s literacy rate is 63%. That means 37% of the population there cannot read or write.
Thank your teacher’s union.
Oh to be in that crowd:
“Yes, kill the rich!!!!! Drag that fat rich slag off the stage and string her up.”
>>Don’t you mean you want Michigan, Illinois and California going down in beautiful flames?<<
I isolated it to the liberal areas. I know Ill and MI have some great conservative areas. California has committed political suicide (I moved out last year after living my entire life there).
Every time I see how CA is getting worse I laugh all the harder.
You should have that looked at.
Such is the mentality of the thugs that control your child’s “education” in government schools.
I had a Losangelectomy
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