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Wed Jun 19, 2013, 06:51 PM

"Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered." She's talking about TEACHERS.

http://www.mea.org/house-rams-through-bills-dissolve-school-districts-without-transferring-employees

After the chair of the House Education Committee referred to school employees as “hogs,” Republicans in the state House rammed through legislation late Thursday night that would dissolve the Buena Vista and Inkster school districts and leave employees in those dissolved districts without the right to a job in the receiving districts.

Under House Bill 4813 and House Bill 4815, the state superintendent and state treasurer could decide to dissolve a troubled school district if the district fails to submit a deficit reduction plan or is financially incapable of implementing such a plan; lacks the funds necessary to run a K-12 program for a year of required instructional hours; and has 2,500 students or fewer and lost at least 10 percent of its students over the course of a year.

School employees in the dissolved districts would not have rights to jobs in the receiving district — even though their district dissolved through no fault of their own. The legislation initially protected school employees in the dissolved districts by providing them with the right of first refusal for jobs in the receiving district, but an amendment by state Rep. Ray Franz, R-Onekama, stripped away all employee protections.

Franz’s amendment was fully supported by House Education Committee Chairwoman Lisa Lyons, R-Alto. In response to school employees’ concerns, Lyons said from the House floor: “Pigs get fat — hogs get slaughtered.”


I know which pig I'd like to see slaughtered!

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Reply "Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered." She's talking about TEACHERS. (Original post)
KamaAina Jun 2013 OP
Quantess Jun 2013 #1
Cooley Hurd Jun 2013 #2
Generic Other Jun 2013 #3
shenmue Jun 2013 #4
WheelWalker Jun 2013 #5
KamaAina Jun 2013 #8
H2O Man Jun 2013 #6
sulphurdunn Jun 2013 #7

Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 06:54 PM

1. Pot meet kettle! That's called projection!

Trimming the fat sounds good if we're talking about the worthless house and senate.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 06:58 PM

2. Her ALEC/Koch Bros check in in the mail....

What a shameless cow!!!

On edit - why can't I find this Congresswoman on Wikipedia?

Michigan House of Reps, not the US House. My bad...

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 07:02 PM

3. Farmer refuses to feed the pigs

they kill and eat him.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 07:29 PM

4. Unbelievable

People, please vote her out of office. Pronto.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 09:19 PM

5. ... and sheep get fleeced. nt

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Response to WheelWalker (Reply #5)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 11:08 PM

8. Thread win!

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 09:22 PM

6. I've always liked

George Harrison's song "Piggies" on the double-lp "The Beatles" (aka the White Album). I'm quite sure that he wasn't referring to teachers.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Wed Jun 19, 2013, 09:42 PM

7. Her comments are best understood

within the context of her educational experience as a college graduate with a degree in agriculture and natural resources and as a 32 year old farm mom with 5 kids. In the mental health profession her comment might be diagnosed as projection.

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