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Crowd Laughs as Chicago Teachers Union President Talks about Killing the Rich
Townhall.com ^ | January 8, 2013 | Kyle Olson

Posted on 01/08/2013 10:45:29 AM PST by Kaslin

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1 posted on 01/08/2013 10:45:41 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
"But the key is they think nothing of killing us."

Projection much, Mr. Union Man?

2 posted on 01/08/2013 10:48:32 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Kaslin
Get a good look at these Chicago "teachers".

And the MSM has the gall to slime the Tea Party as radical extremists.

3 posted on 01/08/2013 10:49:42 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: ClearCase_guy
It would interesting (though dangerous) to be present at a speech like this and completely go along with the speaker, but add a twist:

"Yeah! Kill 'em! Kill the rich! Off with their Heads! And then we'll kill the blacks!"

I think a lot of people would be smiling while listening to a rant like that -- right up until the kicker. Then they would suddenly be shocked that violent, hatefilled extremist had suddenly shown up out of nowhere.

4 posted on 01/08/2013 10:51:57 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Projection much, Mr. Union Man?

As self-fulfilling prophecy, it seems to me. They've all done an excellent job of removing any last qualms or crises of conscience I might have had.

5 posted on 01/08/2013 10:55:09 AM PST by Noumenon (One individual with courage, determination and a rifle can change the course of history.)
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To: Kaslin

Sigh. Angry fat black woman rant.


6 posted on 01/08/2013 10:56:58 AM PST by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Kaslin

Sow the wind, lardcore activists. Sow the wind.


7 posted on 01/08/2013 10:58:27 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: Kaslin

Just let a normal person say something like that and he’s immediately condemned.


8 posted on 01/08/2013 10:59:05 AM PST by I want the USA back (double standard)
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To: Kaslin

Karen Lewis is probably raking in 500K a year for doing nothing more than acting like an azzhat. She’s rich.


9 posted on 01/08/2013 10:59:42 AM PST by ILS21R (Everything is a conspiracy. No? You're living in one.)
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To: Servant of the Cross

The dyke brigade.


10 posted on 01/08/2013 10:59:46 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Kaslin

Did she talk about eating them, too?

11 posted on 01/08/2013 10:59:58 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Kaslin

Karen Lewis isn't one of the "starving" that's for damn sure!

12 posted on 01/08/2013 11:01:19 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Servant of the Cross

How about a map of these people’s adressess? We want to remember these fools if/when the war goes hot.


13 posted on 01/08/2013 11:02:15 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; an EMP confined to DC would be much appreciated)
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To: liberalh8ter

ugh...

There goes lunch. Check please.


14 posted on 01/08/2013 11:02:58 AM PST by ILS21R (Everything is a conspiracy. No? You're living in one.)
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To: Kaslin

“She then used schools without air conditioning as an example of “lethal working conditions.”

A far more accurate example of “lethal working conditions” is having a white teacher in most black classes in most Chicago schools.

Welcome to the Pooblik Skrewl Collective - goonion operated for the benefit of dues paying teachers rather than students.


15 posted on 01/08/2013 11:04:12 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: Kaslin

Karen Lewis isn't one of the "starving" that's for damn sure!


16 posted on 01/08/2013 11:05:29 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Kaslin

:: Do not think for a minute that the wealthy are ever going to allow you to legislate their riches away from them. ::

So, who are these “wealthy” that you speak of Ms. “Teachers” Union President. Would they be the ones that employ you; that pay your wages for a days work? Whoa re thse folks? Aren’t they the TAX PAYERS? Even the single mom with 4 kids with a part-time job pays taxes. IS she who you speak of?

:: They think nothing of putting our people in harm’s way. ::

So, just how dangerous is it in your classroom and, since it may be lethal, why do you continue to expose the children of tax payers to such danger?

Karen, you are ignorant and self-indulgent.


17 posted on 01/08/2013 11:07:17 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: liberalh8ter

oh

my

“get in me belly!!!”


18 posted on 01/08/2013 11:08:27 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Kaslin

Karen Lewis, Street Fighter

Her dreadlocked hair was pulled back in a ponytail, and her nails were painted green with silver sparkles (she changes the color often). The room was littered with souvenirs: A glass block etched with the words “Bitch Brick” rested on her desk, and a pair of blue boxing gloves hung on the wall, a gift from a friend after Lewis told the Chicago Tribune she was going to buy some following the announcement of the mayor’s education team.

A Halloween mask of Rahm Emanuel’s face was tacked onto a shelf in front of Lewis’s desk, staring straight at her and leaving little doubt that she considers the mayor her chief opponent. Yet Lewis marveled that she and Emanuel don’t like each other more. “I don’t understand it,” she said, shaking her head. “We should be best friends. We have way more in common than we don’t.”

Shortly before he took office in May 2011, Emanuel invited Lewis to a dance performance and dinner at Henri, the upscale French restaurant across from Millennium Park. She said they had the same tastes—they both drank malbec and ordered the lamb—and talked about their shared love of ballet. They are also both Jewish. Raised Lutheran, Lewis converted in the early 1990s when she was “looking for something spiritual” and says she was drawn by the “idea that you could question God.”

The evening was meant to establish a working relationship. But the conversation took a turn when, according to Lewis, Emanuel said that 25 percent of students in CPS—or nearly 100,000 kids at the district’s current enrollment—were “never going to make it and that he wasn’t going to throw money at the problem.” The comment came to light a year later when Lewis talked about it in an on-camera interview with local NBC reporter Mary Ann Ahern; Emanuel denied it, calling the story “totally false.” The episode likely damaged whatever trust they had established.

http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/November-2012/Karen-Lewis-Street-Fighter/


19 posted on 01/08/2013 11:08:49 AM PST by kcvl
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To: ILS21R

She really does look like Jabba, doesn’t she? LOL


20 posted on 01/08/2013 11:09:10 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Almost soft-spoken in person, Lewis is a natural performer and a forceful orator, often building up a head of steam around a single point. She also has a tendency to take things too far. The unfiltered Lewis was on full display in a speech she gave to a convention of teachers last fall in Seattle, where she committed the gaffe that introduced her to the greater public. “I am the only black woman in the class of 1974 from Dartmouth College,” she said, only to deflate her own accomplishment in the next breath with a sarcastic “woo” and a glance. “People are impressed,” she continued. “Let me tell you, I spent those years smoking lots of weed. Self-medicating.” The crowd tittered.

This was just three minutes into a 32-minute ramble that veered from the bankruptcy of Milton Friedman–style capitalism to billionaire education reformer Penny Pritzker to the now-infamous mocking of the speech impediment of Arne Duncan, the U.S. secretary of education. “This guy who has the nerve to stand up and say, ‘Education is the thivil rights ithue of our time,’ ” Lewis said, imitating Duncan. “You know he went to private school because if he had gone to public school he’d have had that lisp fixed.”

http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/November-2012/Karen-Lewis-Street-Fighter/


21 posted on 01/08/2013 11:11:03 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Servant of the Cross
Looks like a Micheal Moore Family Reunion. Facist Pigs!
22 posted on 01/08/2013 11:11:57 AM PST by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: silverleaf

I’ll bet she does think she’s ‘dead sexy’.......ugh.....just threw up a little....LOL


23 posted on 01/08/2013 11:12:23 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Kaslin

The real goal of the radical left...

“… Do not think for a minute that the wealthy are ever going to allow you to legislate their riches away from them.”

What makes her think she has that right?!


24 posted on 01/08/2013 11:13:05 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl
Hey, she thinks she has that duty.

She's on a mission to take from the White Man.

25 posted on 01/08/2013 11:19:46 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: kcvl

it is all about contol of the pensions.

unions are just politicians giving money to themselves and overporked thugs like her feeding off of the serfs. She is nothing more than a henchman keeping the minions in line.


26 posted on 01/08/2013 11:26:08 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Kaslin

What a commie idiot.

She said “But the key is they think nothing of killing us. They think nothing of putting our people in harm’s way. They think nothing of lethal working conditions.”

Chicago classrooms are “lethal working conditions”? Now why would that be? Would it be because the little darlings were raised in two-parent, God-fearing homes who value Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness?


27 posted on 01/08/2013 11:30:04 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Kaslin

Almost every Commie that has even a tangential relationship to the current administration was somehow involved with the Chicago schools. Valerie Jarrett’s 84 year old mother still agitates through the CPS system. They’ve been cranking out Commies for years.


28 posted on 01/08/2013 11:44:57 AM PST by 762X51
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To: Servant of the Cross

Well, I must say looking at those photos, and the size of some of those pantloads, it’s obvious that those poor teachers must have had mountains of food forced down their throats. Probably by nasty tea partyers. Yeah...Bush and Cheney too.


29 posted on 01/08/2013 11:52:08 AM PST by driftless2
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To: Kaslin

30 posted on 01/08/2013 12:14:25 PM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: GladesGuru

“She then used schools without air conditioning as an example of “lethal working conditions.””””

What a sissy joke.

I went to elementary school and high school in Wisconsin, in a one room school and then a rural high school.

We didn’t have air conditioning or anything close to such.

I would put the graduates we had up against anyone working in the Chicago school system—or any other—with any kind of test of general knowledge anyone can devise.


31 posted on 01/08/2013 12:21:46 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles

The unions have become what they were formed to protect against.


32 posted on 01/08/2013 12:30:15 PM PST by spawn44 (`MOO)
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To: Kaslin
Limited work days and nine-month work years. What are these people complaining about?

They don't even work 9 months a year. I added up all the days the kids were actually in school, and it averaged 6 months.
They only work HALF of what those who are paying them have to work.

So, because teachers only work half a year, they should only be paid half their wages. That's all the taxpayers would get if they only worked half a year.
Why not keep things fair, just as they ask? Cut their pseudo-welfare checks in half.

33 posted on 01/08/2013 1:00:56 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: ridesthemiles

I thought that is why kids don’t go to school in the summer time. I can’t think of one school in NYC with air conditioning. Maybe the offices had AC but not the classrooms.


34 posted on 01/08/2013 1:20:06 PM PST by USAF80
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To: Kaslin

Anyone know what her yearly salary and perqs are?


35 posted on 01/08/2013 1:25:19 PM PST by CityCenter (Compromise is the welcome mat to deception.)
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To: Kaslin
She threw gasoline onto the fire of class warfare, and even mentioned mob killings of wealthy Americans.

Thanks to libtard government interventionism, pressure-group warfare is becoming more and more serious. When this is combined with the Marxist doctrine of class interest,in such conditions, growing conflict and hostility develop among the various groups, culminating in violent clashes and, ultimately, in demands for political separation.

36 posted on 01/08/2013 1:43:32 PM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: Kaslin
The tip of the spear comment reminds me of South Africa's ANC. Their military wing was called the Spear of the Nation.

Umkhonto we Sizwe

Lewis is an ignorant Marxist pig.

Conservatives are fools for letting themselves be called Reds. It'll confuse a generation in the same way we let liberals steal liberty.

We also better start reading up on the Robber Barons.

Conservatives should rail against the political entrepreneurs who use government to hobble real entrepreneurs. That's how to win this war and it is a war.

37 posted on 01/08/2013 2:10:54 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: liberalh8ter

http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Bra-Fitting-Tips

38 posted on 01/08/2013 2:37:23 PM PST by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage (Yes! Live! Life's a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!)
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To: Kaslin; All

When Countrywide Financial’s CEO had a $140 million salary in 2007, and cut it to $102 million in 2008 (incidentally he also had lots of stock), the market killed him. NO more Countrywide, no more stock value. Forget unions, time for the stockholders to get bold and angry.


39 posted on 01/08/2013 2:44:11 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: Kaslin
"Teachers Union President Talks about Killing the Rich"

That's the height of stupidity. It's a fascist comment. Privatize education--all of it, IMO. Let 'em work for a living.


40 posted on 01/08/2013 3:08:29 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Kaslin

No surprises. Observed them in their own environment at Outbound tours at my local open mike outlet in the Village, back when I lived in New York. These are far left moonbats with no interest whatever in teaching kids reading, writing, ‘rithmatic, and least of all reasoning. If you have kids in public school, take them out. Home school them. Pay private school tuition. Refuse to pay your property taxes.


41 posted on 01/08/2013 3:15:26 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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So their record is less than 50% of students graduate from high school and the other half have a huge chance of being shot before their 19th birthday!! But the "rich" who are paying their salaries are the evil ones.

506 people, mostly young adults were shot and killed in Chicago last year. I think that is more than died in Afghanistan, who would know no one is talking about our soldiers.

42 posted on 01/08/2013 3:30:24 PM PST by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Hey, she thinks she has that duty. She's on a mission to take from the White Man.

"I am a river to my people!!" </Anthony Quinn, brigand and raider>

<Gunfire, wild cheering and ululation>

</Lawrence of Arabia>

Just like Barky and every other race-ripoff artist.

43 posted on 01/08/2013 3:42:08 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: Kaslin

They sure are succeeding at the class envy thing.


44 posted on 01/08/2013 4:04:43 PM PST by crosshairs (They are only assault weapons in the hands of tyrannical governments and criminals. Ban both.)
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To: Kaslin

Yikes! Sure hope nobody got between her and the buffet table. Talk about your casualties.

Bet the Chicago FD calls her whenever someone gets trapped under a side of beef. “We need the Jaws of Life, STAT!”


45 posted on 01/08/2013 4:25:23 PM PST by DemforBush (You might very well think that. I could not *possibly* comment.)
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To: Kaslin

Karen looks like she’s on the “Michael Phelps” diet plan. Swim, baby, swim!


46 posted on 01/08/2013 4:35:03 PM PST by windsorknot
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Right, and also remember it's always wrong unless they are doing it.

Bully unions must die and starved out of existence.

47 posted on 01/08/2013 4:38:59 PM PST by MaxMax (Gun free zones was the invitation to gun bans)
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To: ridesthemiles

Yes, her whining about a lack of air conditioning is a joke. I went from 1st grade through high school graduation without benefit of an air conditioned classroom.

In Texas.


48 posted on 01/08/2013 6:36:59 PM PST by Texas Mulerider (Rap music: hieroglyphics with a beat.)
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To: liberalh8ter

Here in Texas we’d say “ I bet there’s places on that body that ain’t never been washed”....


49 posted on 01/08/2013 6:39:17 PM PST by Quickgun (I came here screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: Kaslin; Reaganite Republican; Clintons Are White Trash; HerrBlucher; mgist; raptor22; ...
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Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

50 posted on 01/08/2013 6:43:33 PM PST by narses
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