I nearly drove off the road the other night when I heard that Reid and Pelosi were spearheading some supplemental spending bills to get passed shortly, which includes $23 billion for NEA and teachers.
Our country is nearing the point of no return in terms of debt-to-GDP (currently 89%) and we are sending more money to public school teachers. Leading economists on both sides of the political spectrum agree that when that ratio hits 90%+, economic recovery is a complete impossiblity. The Left just doesn't get it....
Check this unbelieveable story about a New Jersey public school teacher who was complaining to Governor Christie about her salary: http://theblogprof.blogspot.com/2010/05/nj-teacher-who-complained-to-gov-chris.html