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Lewis Points Finger At ‘Rich White People’ For School Problems
CBS Chicago ^ | 6/19/13 | Nancy Harty

Posted on 06/19/2013 10:18:22 AM PDT by Nachum

A day before the first set of school closings was set to begin, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had some harsh words about how the Chicago Public Schools are funded and managed, blaming much of the district’s problems on racism. WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports, at a luncheon on education reform, Lewis told members of the City Club that Chicago is the most segregated city in America. WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports, at a luncheon on education reform, Lewis told members of the City Club that Chicago is the most segregated city in America.

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Chicago is the most segregated city in America.
1 posted on 06/19/2013 10:18:22 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
In other words, hand over more of your earnings.

Maybe it would help Ms Lewis case if she'd miss a meal every now and then.

2 posted on 06/19/2013 10:19:43 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Nachum

Actually MLK said that of liberal Chicago about 1963. It’s not new.


3 posted on 06/19/2013 10:19:54 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Nachum

She can take her “race card” and shove it up her fat a$$.


4 posted on 06/19/2013 10:20:23 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Nachum

5 posted on 06/19/2013 10:20:38 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Nachum
Chicago is the most segregated city in America.

Not possible. Democrats have ruled that city since time immemorial.

6 posted on 06/19/2013 10:22:11 AM PDT by marron
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To: Nachum

I’m really curious to know if she’s related to Bertha Lewis of ACORN fame.


7 posted on 06/19/2013 10:22:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

Yeah, cause dey be no rich black folk in chitown?


8 posted on 06/19/2013 10:24:10 AM PDT by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: Nachum

BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Perhaps the turkey vultures on the planet Xenon are to blame...

Since Lewis isn’t using her brain, perhaps she could rent it out to someone who might actually use it.


9 posted on 06/19/2013 10:24:21 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: Nachum

After teaching in Jackson, MS (in an exclusively black school), the white teachers who had been there for 30 years were chased off in order to put novices from Jackson State U in because the superintendent’s brother was dean of the JSU Education (teacher training) Department. Then they wondered why student achievement plummeted.

But when it came to who was really responsible - white people.


10 posted on 06/19/2013 10:24:26 AM PDT by struggle
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To: Nachum

I don’t even want to know what her rationale is on that.

I have heard enough of their idiocy.

When will this Liberal wet dream end?


11 posted on 06/19/2013 10:25:57 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Nachum

Maybe her constituents need to get off their lazy fat asses and go to work to ease the tax burden on those that support their sorry asses. Screw the race card, I ‘m calling it like I see it.


12 posted on 06/19/2013 10:26:15 AM PDT by rhubarbk
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To: Nachum

It’s open season on whites.
White people are evil, and rich white people are the source of all ills.

A good number of whites are so self loathing, that it’s become socially acceptable to attack whites for being white.


13 posted on 06/19/2013 10:26:30 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Nachum

“Chicago is the most segregated city in America.”

A friend’s brother got a job in Chicago. He arrived on Saturday. While in Chicago traffic a car full of blacks pulled up beside him. They all pointed guns at him. He turned around and drove home. He called in Monday to say he quit. So, yes, I can see why it’s segregated.


14 posted on 06/19/2013 10:27:40 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Nachum

Illinois public unions are 100 billion in unfunded liabilities. The rich white people responsible for that are all liberal democrats.


15 posted on 06/19/2013 10:28:07 AM PDT by By and By (Dime Store New Dealers are Milquetoast and Liberal)
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To: Nachum

http://www.cps.edu/about_cps/at-a-glance/pages/stats_and_facts.aspx

Operating budget
Total: $5.11 billion (FY2012)

Operating expense per pupil:
$13,078 (FY2010)


16 posted on 06/19/2013 10:29:17 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: Nachum

“Rich White People” is code words for suburbs.


17 posted on 06/19/2013 10:29:24 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Nachum

Blaming Whitey has always worked so as to avoid taking responsibility for self-inflicted pathologies.


18 posted on 06/19/2013 10:31:15 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: marron
Chicago is the most segregated city in America.

Not possible. Democrats have ruled that city since time immemorial.

Broken dependent ghetto dwellers are the most reliable voters for democrats. They ain't never going to fix a problem that works that well for them...

19 posted on 06/19/2013 10:31:59 AM PDT by GOPJ (Why don't Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners? - Coulter)
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To: Nachum
Karen Lewis
20 posted on 06/19/2013 10:34:26 AM PDT by Faith
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To: skeeter; Nachum
To understand what is going on, both on the economic, social, racial & legal front:

Compounding Disintegration.

In a healthier social climate Ms. Lewis & the "Blame Game" would be only a sorry joke.

William Flax

21 posted on 06/19/2013 10:35:15 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Nachum

Just this weekend I heard my MIL say...”the problem with this country is all the rich people”. I am still in shock by that comment. I shouldn’t be, she is a huge lefty from Chicago.


22 posted on 06/19/2013 10:36:07 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Nachum

IOW, they are running out of other peoples’ money.......fast................


23 posted on 06/19/2013 10:36:45 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: SMARTY

The reason it’s so segregated is because the majority of the black people there aren’t exactly the best about taking care of their property. People who take good care of their homes dont want to live in a trashy part of town. A lot of them don’t have their priorities in whack and old rather party than do what they’re supposed to and it shows. Why should “rich white people” have to pay more so they can have better schools anyway. They’re not rich Jaba the Black Hut, they just have their priorities straight.


24 posted on 06/19/2013 10:37:56 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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See also....http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3033201/posts


25 posted on 06/19/2013 10:38:09 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!)
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To: Parley Baer

That a$$ is big enough to fit ALLLLLLL the race cards.


26 posted on 06/19/2013 10:39:41 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Faith
I assume that your picture is not an actual newspaper picture of the head of a teacher's union. (If it were, one would have to question a great many things.)

Please reassure us that this really is not Ms. Lewis?

27 posted on 06/19/2013 10:40:20 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: jsanders2001

The reason it’s so segregated is because the majority of the black people there aren’t exactly the best about taking care of their property. People who take good care of their homes dont want to live in a trashy part of town. A lot of them don’t have their priorities in whack and would rather party than do what they’re supposed to and it shows. Why should “rich white people” have to pay more so they can have better schools anyway. They’re not rich Jaba the Black Hut, they just have their priorities straight.


28 posted on 06/19/2013 10:40:46 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Nachum

And if a President of a Chicago organization blamed “poor black people” for the crime problem there, it would be a national news uproar for days. Plus demands for their resignation, forced apologies, forced “sensitivity training”, forced “charity donations”, etc. While this gets the usual crickets, except for here and on social media.


29 posted on 06/19/2013 10:41:32 AM PDT by richmwill
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To: Nachum

30 posted on 06/19/2013 10:41:46 AM PDT by Spruce
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To: ThomasMore

> That a$$ is big enough to fit ALLLLLLL the race cards.

Almost spit up my coffee on that one...LOL


31 posted on 06/19/2013 10:41:47 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Faith
That's what you call...


32 posted on 06/19/2013 10:42:17 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Nachum

Too many people (Democrats) making too much money pimping this racial hatred now to really make an impact against it.

They have to keep going, keep ratcheting up the hate to keep the revenue flowing, and their sheep interested.

We lost control of the language 30 years ago, and now we pay the price for that.


33 posted on 06/19/2013 10:43:34 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: ColdOne

I agree with her except the problem is they keep donating to NObama and other dims instead of rising up to protest high taxes and wasteful spending. She is half-right.


34 posted on 06/19/2013 10:43:51 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: I want the USA back

“Blaming Whitey has always worked so as to avoid taking responsibility for self-inflicted pathologies.”

You cannot address the real problems in today’s black inner-city because you would be called a “Racist!!!!” by the people making tons of money pimping racism and poverty for profit.


35 posted on 06/19/2013 10:45:55 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Faith
I'd like you to meet my LITTLE brother...

They don't feed him well in them there rich, white folk supported schools.

36 posted on 06/19/2013 10:46:25 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Faith

She has more chins than a Chinese phone book.


37 posted on 06/19/2013 10:50:10 AM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Nachum

Maybe if Lewis eats a less, there will be enough money for the indoctrination system.


38 posted on 06/19/2013 10:54:41 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor S. Alinsky, Fleet Maintenance, White Hive Trolley Bosses)
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To: Nachum

It’s NEVER their fault.

No wonder many are permanently settled at the bottom of the socio-economic barrel.


39 posted on 06/19/2013 11:06:45 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Nachum
How much are they are they already spending per kid in the Chicago school system? I bet it is around $12-$15K per kid. Perhaps this Lewis person would like to tell us how much is “enough?”

I would blame first the parents who don't invest enough of their time in their children and their education, secondly, the teachers, many of whom are among the most incompetent products turned out by universities today, and finally the education system itself with its perverse rules, incentives, agendas and curricula.

40 posted on 06/19/2013 11:21:20 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it gettingthe so hot?)
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To: Faith

Good Lord! How much does this thing weigh?


41 posted on 06/19/2013 11:22:43 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: Nachum

Can’t think of a better EXCUSE for PERSONAL INEPTITUDE


42 posted on 06/19/2013 11:27:41 AM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: Little Ray

If only the rich white racists wouldn’t move away,
and stayed and let their families be victimized by violent minorities,
and let the corrupt gov’t officials fleece them in property taxes and income taxes,

then all the minority kids would do better in school.


43 posted on 06/19/2013 11:29:47 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

As I said: Parents, Teachers, and Government. They make or break the system. If one is good, it can often drag the other two along. If all three stink on ice, the whole thing is doomed.
Of course, the government can often help most by butting out...


44 posted on 06/19/2013 11:36:22 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it gettingthe so hot?)
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To: Nachum

Step 1. Great public schools with rich white people in charge.

Step 2. Rich white people told, “we don’t desire your opinions on how to run a school”. Leftists take over.

Step 3. School goes to hell and rich white people opt out. Sending their kids to private school or homeschooling.

Step 4. Leftists insist that schools lack proper funds for succes and start a death spiral of increasing costs and decreasing results.

Step 5. Leftists blame failures on rich white people for abandoning the system, and no longer caring.


45 posted on 06/19/2013 11:59:37 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Faith

What do you feed something like that?


46 posted on 06/19/2013 12:03:06 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SampleMan

Hay.


47 posted on 06/19/2013 12:03:56 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Nachum
When will we address the fact that rich white people think they know what’s in the best interest of children of African-Americans and Latinos, no matter what the parents’ income or education level?” she asked.

Why do idiots like this always assume "Latinos" want to be lumped in with her ilk?

48 posted on 06/19/2013 12:06:30 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's Enemies List - Yes, you are a crook.)
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To: Faith

I have to ask . . . does she have her own zip code?


49 posted on 06/19/2013 12:11:06 PM PDT by rhubarbk
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To: SampleMan

anything and everyting it wants . . .


50 posted on 06/19/2013 12:12:11 PM PDT by rhubarbk
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