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Education strike first of many challenges for Chicago mayor

Windy City unions closely watched the education pickets

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  • My2Cents Taylorsville, UT
    Sept. 23, 2012 5:52 a.m.

    The lowest paid employees of a state and the mayor is blaming teachers for his ineptness and budget woes? Pathetic waste of government leadership.

    Hundreds of school systems across this country can spend and send trillions of dollars to China and Mexico for goods and services and they only worry about teachers poverty is not severe enough? I find it appalling and disgusting attitude that government is taking against workers to destroy an already strained economy and make it worse by reducing wages.

    The only thing that keeps and creates and economy is individuals wages and incomes paid to citizens. For every dollar a worker gets paid it benefits the economy 7 fold but this remarkable aspect of economic input is forgotten in the national campaign to reduce the economy by 7 fold.

    Government must go after profit sharing of business and government budgets to get this and every states economy in a recovery mode. Cutting wages going to the economy is cutting tier own throat and tax base. Change labor laws for increased wages, not taxes.