Sunday, October 12, 2008

One of the root problems at MPS

There's a small paragraph in the Jouranl article that talks about the costs of the fringe benefits that MPS offers.

Dennis Oulahan, president of the teachers union, said a big part of the problem is the huge increase in health insurance costs, generally, in recent years. “I don’t think it’s fair for teachers to pay for that,” he said.

It's difficult to counter such blatant, out of touch reasoning. Even as a voter. While I have no faith in Barrett or Doyle, maybe the huge backlash will actually light a fire under their asses and force them to do something.

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