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It depresses me that, in an era of supposed "change," government seems to come up with the same old, tired, ineffective solutions to constantly-shifting, persistent problems. Without resorting to the same old "black-and-white" philosophies regarding teachers and their pay, I still think it's reprehensible that teachers are the ones expected to shoulder the burden of this budget crisis.
aims555 raises an impeccably logical point--what about all government employees who make more than $60,000 per year? Why aren't people asking them to work for free?
The truth of the matter is that Kulongoski et.al. are trying to play the Washington (D.C.) game like the pros they are--force the working classes to bend as far as they can, then just print money when they can't bend anymore. I wish they realized everyone's at the breaking point.
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