Posts in category "Teachers Unions"

Would Chicago REALLY Vote for Commie Karen Lewis for Mayor!?

-By Warner Todd Huston A new poll of likely Chicago voters seems to find that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in bad shape for his re-election coming up next year. The poll shows that two other candidates are far and away more popular than the incumbent mayor. One of those two is Chicago Teachers Union President... Read more »

Illinois' Conservative Giant Jack Roeser Passed Away Yesterday

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been made aware that the great Jack Roeser passed away last night. This is a great loss to conservatism in Illinois, but Jack was in his 90s and in delicate health, so it isn’t a surprise, sadly. Mr. Roeser was very generous with the fortune he built from the... Read more »

Dillard Slammed for Taking Teachers Union Endorsement for Guv's Race

-By Warner Todd Huston State Senator Kirk Dillard said he was thrilled to receive the Illinois Education Association’s endorsement for the GOP nomination for Governor today. He was so happy to get the endorsement he actually attended the announcement and gave a statement after the IEA’s president gave her endorsement. According to IEA president Cinda... Read more »
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Chicago Teachers Union: 'This City Belongs to Black People'

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is pretty much run by communists and racebaiters. This month we get yet another example of that with a CTU organizer claiming that the city “belongs” to African Americans and not white people. This sort of hate is typical of the CTU. As seen in the video above, CTU President... Read more »

Chgo Reporter Attacked by Chgo Teachers Union Thugs at Rally

-By Warner Todd Huston Jeremy Segal was filming the protesting Chicago Teachers downtown on Monday trying to get a few questions in with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and agitator Rev. Jesse Jackson when operatives for the union began to push him, manhandle his video equipment and punch him in the chest. Segal was... Read more »

Chicago Teacher Protester Holds Sign Hinting that Mayor Emanuel is Gay?

-By Warner Todd Huston In day two, the Chicago teachers strike is already starting to get vicious. In one of the many protests at least one protester was photographed holding a sign intimating that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is gay. On the streets of Chicago, the Illinois Policy Institute found a protester carrying a sign... Read more »
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Chicago's Teachers Strike, Just Another Corrupt Union Powergrab

-By Warner Todd Huston We’ve all heard the news of the strike forced on Chicago’s public schools by Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, I’m sure. Barely open for a week, the greedy teachers are now walking off the job but the main reasons for this strike presented by the CTU really don’t stand up... Read more »

NY Teachers Union Protecting Sexual Predators

-By Warner Todd Huston One of the more absurd aspects of the New York school system is that the teachers union is basically given the right to investigate itself when teachers are accused of sexual misconduct. Sadly, in too many cases the union sides with the criminal teachers instead of their victims. In the Wall... Read more »

Chicago Teachers Union President Blames Woes on 'Lower Class' and 'Students of Color'

-By Warner Todd Huston The Chicago School system is rapidly collapsing. Its graduation rate is a horrid 56 percent, its finances are in tatters, and even though the Chicago Teachers Union was offered a 10 to 15 percent raise, CTU officials still want to strike claiming it isn’t enough. So, what went wrong? CTU President... Read more »
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Obama to Wisconsin's Recall Pushing Unions: I Was Just Too Busy To Bother With You

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, we finally know why President Obama didn’t bother to go to Wisconsin to support Democrat Tom Barrett in the late recall effort so heavily supported by his biggest constituents, the unions. He was just too darn busy. When asked by a Wisconsin TV reporter from Green Bay why he never... Read more »