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02-19-2011, 05:21 AM #126What do you think this little issue in WI. is all about?
In case you missed it, the WI Unions acceded to demands for wage and benefit reductions last night as long as they kept their rights to collective bargaining. Gov. Walker refused to compromise. So much for your theories.
What bill has the new Repub house passed through for Obamas signature?
Last edited by Bunion; 02-19-2011 at 05:35 AM.
02-19-2011, 06:25 AM #127
which of you morons would like to guess who wrote this?
[M]eticulous attention should be paid to the special relationships and obligations of public servants to the public itself and to the Government.
All Government employees should realize that the process of collective bargaining, as usually understood, cannot be transplanted into the public service. It has its distinct and insurmountable limitations when applied to public personnel management. The very nature and purposes of Government make it impossible for administrative officials to represent fully or to bind the employer in mutual discussions with Government employee organizations. The employer is the whole people, who speak by means of laws enacted by their representatives in Congress. Accordingly, administrative officials and employees alike are governed and guided, and in many instances restricted, by laws which establish policies, procedures, or rules in personnel matters.
Particularly, I want to emphasize my conviction that militant tactics have no place in the functions of any organization of government employees.
Upon employees in the Federal service rests the obligation to serve the whole people, whose interests and welfare require orderliness and continuity in the conduct of Government activities. This obligation is paramount. Since their own services have to do with the functioning of the Government, a strike of pubic employees manifests nothing less than an intent on their part to prevent or obstruct the operations of Government until their demands are satisfied. Such action, looking toward the paralysis of Government by those who have sworn to support it, is unthinkable and intolerable.
02-19-2011, 06:31 AM #128
Anybody else notice Darth Walker's stoner eyes? Dude looks like he just got done doing bong hits.
02-19-2011, 07:23 AM #129I've been to two state fairs and a goat fuck and never seen anything like this!!
02-19-2011, 07:34 AM #130
and he was very far left
where does that put obama?
read stanley kurtz to find out
02-19-2011, 10:00 AM #131
02-19-2011, 10:05 AM #132
This is what teachers should be doing...
1895 8th grade final exam
This is unreal see how far we have gone the other way. Get the schools out of the government and the Unions and see how much better off the children will be.
Subject: FW: 1895 8th grade final exam
Subject: 1895 8th grade final exam
1895 8th grade final exam
Take this test and pass it on to your more literate friends..
What it took to get an 8th grade education in 1895...
Remember when grandparents and great-grandparents stated that they only had an 8th grade education? Well, check this out. Could any of us have passed the 8th grade in 1895?
This is the eighth-grade final exam from 1895 in Salina , Kansas , USA . It was taken from the original document on file at the Smokey Valley Genealogical Society
and Library in Salina , and reprinted by the Salina Journal.
8th Grade Final Exam: Salina , KS - 1895
Grammar (Time, one hour)
1. Give nine rules for the use of capital letters.
2. Name the parts of speech and define those that have no modifications.
3. Define verse, stanza and paragraph
4. What are the principal parts of a verb? Give principal parts of 'lie,''play,' and 'run.'
5. Define case; illustrate each case.
6 What is punctuation? Give rules for principal marks of punctuation.
7 - 10. Write a composition of about 150 words and show therein that you understand the practical use of the rules of grammar.
Arithmetic (Time,1 hour 15 minutes)
1. Name and define the Fundamental Rules of Arithmetic.
2. A wagon box is 2 ft. Deep, 10 feet long, and 3 ft. Wide. How many bushels of wheat will it hold?
3. If a load of wheat weighs 3,942 lbs., what is it worth at 50cts/bushel, deducting 1,050 lbs. For tare?
4. District No 33 has a valuation of $35,000.. What is the necessary levy to carry on a school seven months at $50 per month, and have $104 for incidentals?
5. Find the cost of 6,720 lbs. Coal at $6.00 per ton.
6. Find the interest of $512.60 for 8 months and 18 days at 7 percent.
7. What is the cost of 40 boards 12 inches wide and 16 ft.. Long at $20 per metre?
8. Find bank discount on $300 for 90 days (no grace) at 10 percent.
9. What is the cost of a square farm at $15 per acre, the distance of which is 640 rods?
10. Write a Bank Check, a Promissory Note, and a Receipt
U.S. History (Time, 45 minutes)
1. Give the epochs into which U.S. History is divided
2. Give an account of the discovery of America by Columbus
3. Relate the causes and results of the Revolutionary War.
4. Show the territorial growth of the United States
5. Tell what you can of the history of Kansas
6. Describe three of the most prominent battles of the Rebellion.
7. Who were the following: Morse, Whitney, Fulton , Bell , Lincoln , Penn, and Howe?
8. Name events connected with the following dates: 1607, 1620, 1800, 1849, 1865.
Orthography (Time, one hour)
[Do we even know what this is??]
1. What is meant by the following: alphabet, phonetic, orthography, etymology, syllabication
2. What are elementary sounds? How classified?
3. What are the following, and give examples of each: trigraph, subvocals, diphthong, cognate letters, linguals
4. Give four substitutes for caret 'u.' (HUH?)
5. Give two rules for spelling words with final 'e.' Name two exceptions under each rule.
6. Give two uses of silent letters in spelling. Illustrate each.
7. Define the following prefixes and use in connection with a word: bi, dis-mis, pre, semi, post, non, inter, mono, sup.
8. Mark diacritically and divide into syllables the following, and name the sign that indicates the sound: card, ball, mercy, sir, odd, cell, rise, blood, fare, last.
9. Use the following correctly in sentences: cite, site, sight, fane, fain, feign, vane , vain, vein, raze, raise, rays.
10. Write 10 words frequently mispronounced and indicate pronunciation by use of diacritical marks
and by syllabication.
Geography (Time, one hour)
1 What is climate? Upon what does climate depend?
2. How do you account for the extremes of climate in Kansas ?
3. Of what use are rivers? Of what use is the ocean?
4. Describe the mountains of North America
5. Name and describe the following: Monrovia , Odessa , Denver , Manitoba , Hecla , Yukon , St. Helena, Juan Fernandez, Aspinwall andOrinoco
6. Name and locate the principal trade centers of the U.S. Name all the republics of Europe and give the capital of each..
8. Why is the Atlantic Coast colder than the Pacific in the same latitude?
9. Describe the process by which the water of the ocean returns to the sources of rivers.
10. Describe the movements of the earth. Give the inclination of the earth.
Notice that the exam took FIVE HOURS to complete.
Gives the saying 'he only had an 8th grade education' a whole new meaning, doesn't it?!
02-19-2011, 10:23 AM #133"We sit together, the mountain and I, until only the mountain remains." -Li Po
02-19-2011, 10:36 AM #134
02-19-2011, 10:50 AM #135Education must be the answer, we've tried ignorance and it doesn't work! Wait, nevermind, when you see a liberal using science to advance an idea...grab your wallet and your freedom and run.
02-19-2011, 01:09 PM #136
More funneh from WI:
-Dumbass runaway Sen. Jon Erpenbach said Friday that the group was prepared to be away for weeks, although he would like the standoff to end as soon as possible.
"That really, truly is up to the governor," he told The Associated Press in an interview Friday at a downtown Chicago hotel. "It's his responsibility to bring the state together. The state is not unified. It is totally torn part."
Ummmmm...no, dumbass. It's your responsibility to stop playing hooky and go back and do your job. Maybe you missed it a few months back when the Dems got their asses kicked. Most of this state is unified in the opinion that you are a jackass.
-Raving libdope on a local radio show: "IF SO MANY PEOPLE AGREE WITH WALKER THEN WHY AREN'T THEY HERE COUNTER PROTESTING?!?!"
They're not there because:
1) They have JOBS. They can't just call in "sick" and drive to Madison to yell like an idiot for days on end. If they did that they would get fired. It's called The Real World.
2) They have nothing to protest. This bill is going through. They can laugh at you over the television/radio/internet - why drive down there and do it in person?
-Bull-dyke libdope talkshow host Rachel Madcow says Wisconsin is on track to have a budget surplus this year.
I think the only reason a complete lie broacast over a major "news" network hasn't gained a whole lot of attention is because 12 people tune in to her show.
Check it out:
"Duuuude - I'm SO STONED right now!!!!"
02-19-2011, 01:35 PM #137
[QUOTE=Grape_Ape;3187285]s_m you are late for your weekly klan meeting...quick, before they eat all of the cupcakes! Don't forget to pick up gaper jon.[/QUOTe
for a weak metrosexual whose wife keeps the cash ,you seem to be the only one bringing up race with your mythical friends covering your ass
its really about the union
Imagine for a moment that you are a public school teacher in Wisconsin. While your job is undoubtedly tough (and important), and you're by no means rich, you do make decent money (more than $52,000 per year), and you do have some nice extra perks that most of us don't enjoy. You work about nine months per year, you have ample additional time off for holidays, and you basically can't be fired. Sure, you can get fired for extreme misbehavior—after months and perhaps years of due process—but do you face the specter of the axe falling based on quarterly results or the loss of a client? Certainly not.
And you have your pension and health plan. Ahh, let us sing the sweet glories of your pension and health plan! Saps like me just have a 401k, and if I don't contribute to it, I don't have retirement benefits. But you? Your plan is extremely generous (how generous? Go and do a calculation), and you can even retire, with benefits, at age 55. As for your health plan, check it out. Add those benefits to your salary, and you're looking at an average total salary of more than $77,000 per year, making your individual compensation roughly 50 percent greater than the median household income in the state.
02-19-2011, 01:47 PM #138
[QUOTE=surrender_monkey;3187437]"We sit together, the mountain and I, until only the mountain remains." -Li Po
02-19-2011, 01:48 PM #139
My brother-in-law is a teacher here in WI. He has four kids, two SUVs and lives in a yuppie mansion. He's pissed about this bill, but since he's an honest guy he also admits that he's had it pretty sweet up until now. He wasn't down in Madison screaming like an idiot last week - he was in the classroom doing his job.
Hey - if I had been riding the gravey train ever since graduation and all of the sudden the train pulled into the station at Realzville and I had to get off and join all the other poor slobs I'd probably be upset as well. But I wouldn't be such an immense myopic moron that I'd play hooky, go to Madison, get in front of a camera and whine about how somebody wants to take away my diamond tiara. Especially since there is a really good chance that at the other end of that camera there is some dude who had to take a big paycut (if he's still lucky enough to have a job), is barely holding on to his house and still manages to pay for my lovely diamond tiara with his property taxes.
Oh yeah - the "endless hours" thing is bullshit. The teachers I know complain about the bratty kids, but that'd be like me complaining about dangerous working environments and marks who won't hold still. Kids are brats - always have been, always will be. Nothing's perfect.
02-19-2011, 01:49 PM #140
Teabagger protest sign. I guess the teachers ARE failing the students. Sister Sarah twatted/emailed teabagger rally in support of Walker. Isn't Todd a union worker?Silent....but shredly.
02-19-2011, 01:55 PM #141
edit: don't know where else to put it, but nbc's coverage of the world alpine skiing championship sucks ass. seriously. why bother."We sit together, the mountain and I, until only the mountain remains." -Li Po
02-19-2011, 01:58 PM #142
Mogul - I know the Liberal Textbook demands that you show your support, but your side lost. Palin refences and posting a photo of a misspelled sign isn't going to stop this bill.
I wonder if Walker uses one of those vaporizer things...
Spook - I don't know about Oregun, but teachers here in WI do have it pretty cushy. Another teacher I know (raving Obamazombie) has two kids, boat, wife stays home. Another summers in France and is actually retiring this summer, living in France (with her frog husband - really cool guy actually) 10-11 months out of the year, but keeping her house here for the month or so when she comes back (she doesn't give a flying fuck about this whole mess in Madison). I know yet another teacher who lives pretty modestly in a pre-fab house with her two kids and husband, but that's about as close to the stereotypical saintly, impoverished public servant that I've ever seen.
02-19-2011, 02:05 PM #143Silent....but shredly.
02-19-2011, 02:09 PM #144
02-19-2011, 02:53 PM #145
[QUOTE=spook;3187446]"You damn colonials and your herds of tax write off dressage ponies". PNWBrit
02-19-2011, 03:13 PM #146
...and another thing: I don't know what it's like New York or Delaware or wharever, but here in WI it seems like there are bi-weekly reports of teachers molesting students. It's like a public-sector version of the Catholic Church. You'd think these kinds of creeps would be "S"ing the "FU" and keeping as low a profile as possible instead of playing ditch-day and screaming about how they're not gonna be able to afford the ultra-delux detailing package on their new Yukon on national TV.
I'll bet Walker uses an 4 station hookah.... or maybe one of those multi-chambered glass bongs that changes colours.
02-19-2011, 03:17 PM #147The last refuge of a liberal
The only hope for liberals is to play the race card.
Snopes should stick to fact checking rather than opinion policing.it's all young and fun and skiing and then one day you login and it's relationship advice, gomer glacier tours and geezers.
02-19-2011, 03:25 PM #148
I could totally see Walker in something like this:
Does no one else wish to discuss how Walker looks like he's baked 24/7?
02-19-2011, 03:46 PM #149"You damn colonials and your herds of tax write off dressage ponies". PNWBrit
02-19-2011, 03:51 PM #150
i used to think everybody should have to wait tables so they can have a better view of what assholes a lot of people are when you're "serving" them. i think teaching is another one of those. the only people i've met who think teaching is easy or cushy are the ones who haven't done it.
but i digress. osecs, you seem thrilled to repeatedly demonstrate your simpleton's ignorance."We sit together, the mountain and I, until only the mountain remains." -Li Po