Tag: Karen Lewis

CPS Strike: I'm Just Going To Go Ahead And Say What You Are Probably Thinking

Karen is the president of the Chicago Teacher Union.  Once the contract is ratified and the teachers get the raise they want they should do two things.  One...find a new rep.  And two...chip in an buy Ms. Lewis a brassiere as a parting gift.  Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and sadly, books are still judged by their covers.  If this is the face of the CTU...it needs an overhaul along with an attitude adjustment.
What we are witnessing here is a pissing match, you know? Oh, sure it is a circus…no doubt in my mind. But there is a side show going on at the big top. And it is a pissing match. Karen Lewis meet Rahm Emanuel. Rahm, let me introduce you to Karen. FYI…take a good look... Read more »

CPS Teachers Are Overpaid Babysitters

CPS Teachers Are Overpaid Babysitters
  I admit I was torn on the recent debate regarding the CPS teachers taking on an extra ninety minutes to make Chicago students more competitive with other learners across the country, not to mention the rest of the world. In my “pro column” I admire and respect (two words I never thought I’d utter... Read more »

Hey, Governor Quinn: I need a J-O-B...and you clearly need a speech writer...

Hey, Governor Quinn: I need a J-O-B...and you clearly need a speech writer...
  Oh, Governor, Governor, Governor…it’s your first “official” day on the job that the “peeeeple” of Illinois elected you to (this time) but, may I be so bold as to make a suggestion?  You need help, buddy…big time. I tuned in today to see you get sworn in and hear your “big inaugural speech”.  And, while I... Read more »
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