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Big Labor Not Kicking in for Dem Convention in North Carolina

Big Labor Not Kicking in for Dem Convention in North Carolina

Big Labor has traditionally been the life blood of the Democratic Party. The party owes everything it has to unions. The two have become one. So when the party decided to hold its convention Charlotte, North Carolina – a right-to-work

Why Have 'Meatless Mondays' in Schools?

Why Have 'Meatless Mondays' in Schools?

Beef producers recently cried foul when the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced to its employees that it would be imposing a “Meatless Mondays” program in the department’s cafeterias.  In an employee newsletter, the department ironically criticized beef and dairy production,

Chicago: Socialists Scream for Free Palestine and Free Abortion on Demand

Chicago: Socialists Scream for Free Palestine and Free Abortion on Demand

Fifteen hundred socialists recently convened in suburban Chicago at the International Socialist Organization’s annual conference. As in previous years, attendees consumed Marxist propaganda on government education, government health care and how to best end capitalism. Sessions included: “The battle for the

Teachers Union President Brags About Pushing Walker Recall in Schools

Teachers Union President Brags About Pushing Walker Recall in Schools

Anyone who claims that teachers unions exist to improve public education is misinformed or lying. The unions have become blatantly political organizations that spend most of their time and resources trying to maintain their domination of public schools and school

Occupiers Claim PTSD Spreading Through Ranks

Occupiers Claim PTSD Spreading Through Ranks

The insulated, self-important Occupy protesters – with whom Chicago Teachers Union leaders recently declared their “front and center” allegiance – risk developing post traumatic stress disorder, according to their leaders. All of that daily pouting and shouting can really wear on a

Slaves to the Government Class

Slaves to the Government Class

Over the past year, a lot of people have been talking about “the 1%” versus “the 99%.” But if you’re concerned about one class exploiting another for economic gain, that’s the wrong way to look at the problem. The protesters

Connecticut Considers Bill Requiring Students Learn 'Labor History'

Connecticut Considers Bill Requiring Students Learn 'Labor History'

The Connecticut Senate is considering a bill which would require all government school students to learn “labor history” as a part of the curriculum.  The bill would add language to existing law which stipulates the types of subjects schools shall teach. Currently, the law

Yet Another Taxpayer-Funded University Study Smears Fox News

If the taxpayers of Delaware aren’t startled by the following news, nothing will bother them: The University of Delaware – which recently increased tuition by 7% on students – has just spent what we can only assume was a great deal of

Michigan School Plays Fawning Video Tribute to Obama

Well, at least the kids weren’t singing – everybody now – “Mmm mmm mmm…Barack Hussein Obama.”  But the latest example of Big Education fawning over Barack Obama isn’t much better. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Cass Elementary School in Livonia, Michigan

Teachers Unions, Staring Into Financial Abyss, Channel Saul Alinsky

Fresh on the heels of an exclusive report detailing a 7-day Caribbean cruise that National Education Association staffers are currently enjoying,Education Action Group has learned that dozens of teachers unions around the country are running out of money. According to reports published by the National

Wisconsin Activist Teacher's Paul Ryan Snub Explained

When I watched the video of the Wisconsin teacher snubbing Congressman Paul Ryan, I knew instantly he was little more than an activist teacher seizing his moment. Respect-be-damned, it was his moment to stick it to an ideological foe. He

Juan Williams Skewers Chicago Teachers Union in New Film

“A Tale of Two Missions” – a film by Juan Williams and Kyle Olson (and directed by Chicago-based Andrew Marcus) – tells the story of competing cultures in American education through examples from Chicago. See the internet-only abridged version here:

More Indoctrination From the 'Occupy' Songwriters at Kid Pan Alley

Earlier this week, a Virginia-based organization came under fire for leading 3rd grade students at Woodbrook Elementary in Charlottesville to write a song titled “We Are Part of the 99.” The song, with its reference to the 1 percent and

Occupy Geniuses: Cut Education Costs by Giving Free Stuff to Teachers

We have come to appreciate the Occupiers for their fundamental misunderstanding of economics. We’ve also come to look forward to the latest arrest statistics or video of delusional protesters weeping for their Lost Tent City. I shudder to think what

Bill Ayers Dishes on Hosting a Fundraiser for Barack Obama

Bill Ayers recently appeared before a group of activist teachers to encourage them to keep up the fight. He told them about the assistance he provided in getting the very radical Bob Peterson elected president of the Milwaukee Teachers Education