Category Archives: pensions

Rahmeconomics 101: taught by no teacher to anyone, anywhere…

Rahmeconomics 101 – Let’s see how this works? 1) Steal earned benefits, pension fund money, by repeatedly not paying it and using the money for give-aways to political cronies and their expensive projects. 2) Blame the victims of your theft … Continue reading

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I stand with Gus Morales and all of the political/corporate victims of the mass firings of excellent teachers at Holyoke Public Schools in Massachusetts.

I, Ken Previti, stand with Gus Morales and all of the political/corporate victims of the mass firings of excellent teachers at Holyoke Public Schools in Massachusetts. I am a retired teacher from both Chicago and Lyons Township High School in … Continue reading

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Google: rauner sociopath

Google the following: rauner sociopath. Even Google knows that Illinois billionaire Gov. Bruce Rauner is a sociopath – by definition. He continues to steal from autism programs in particular to pay for his choice of pro-Rauner folks. This is NOT … Continue reading

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#Savehpbeach. Rahm’s Park board is full of privatizers and hedge fund managers.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
We went to the beach yesterday. A couple of hundred other folks were there too. It wasn’t really beach weather in Chicago. In fact, it was cold, blustery and it had rained all morning. There…

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Train Wrecks and Teachers: victims of greed and corruption

How is the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia related to the financial disaster in Illinois that is being blamed on active and retired teachers along with other public employees? Both are legislatively created disasters which have horrific potential consequences for all … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court won’t let him hurt teachers this way, so here is a new (old) attack.

Hypocrite and IL Senate President John Cullerton, faced with a unanimous decision last Friday by the Illinois Supreme Court that the pension cutting bill signed by him, the Senate, the House and the governor was unconstitutional, offers a new attack. … Continue reading

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What can retired teachers do? Help win a Supreme Court decision.

“A hero is a man who does what he can.” – Romain Rolland What can retired teachers do? Bob Zahniser, John Dillon, Bob Lyons, Fred Klonsky and Glen Brown. Old guys celebrating the pension victory in Illinois. “The Illinois Supreme … Continue reading

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The Big Lie: No money for children, the elderly, the disabled, our infrastructure.

Nine corporations get to keep the state income taxes paid by all of their employees. No money for children, the elderly, the disabled, our infrastructure? Yes. Nine of the largest corporations in Illinois get to keep the state income taxes … Continue reading

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Teachers Celebrate! The Illinois Supreme Court has unanimously declared unconstitutional the state’s pension cutting law.

“The Illinois Supreme Court has unanimously declared the state’s pension reform (cutting) law unconstitutional. Friday’s decree puts new Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats who control the General Assembly back at the starting line.” – The State Journal-Register “‘The General … Continue reading

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Please vote for Fred Klonsky as an IEA-Retired Delegate for the NEA Representative Assembly

Current IEA Retired members should be mailing in their their ballots to Springfield for the retired delegate election for the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly which will be held in Orlando this coming July. Fred Klonsky is number 20 on the ballot. … Continue reading

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