I say, fire their butts. All they are being asked to do is pay more towards their pension (they pay less than half towards pensions than private sector), and for health insurance. Gee... they're being asked to do what everyone else has to do.
Wah, waaah, waaah.
The average teacher compensation in Milwaukee is $105,000. Gee. That's for a 9 month work year. And they're *complaining* about it.
There was a vote last night on an amendment cutting 22 billion. 90 Republicans voted *against* it. Turncoats, is what I call them. Rep. Dan Lungren (CA-R) said that "across-the-board cuts are a lazy member's way to achieve something." What? I guess spending MORE is being responsible? hardly! Here is The Hill's blog on floor action: http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action.
Politics and unions. What a way to start a day, makes you want to vomit.
9 months ago