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How Alabama is on the verge
of breaking one of the nation’s
most powerful teachers’ unions

Daily Caller, by Jeff Poor

Original Article

Posted By:starbaby, 3/7/2013 12:28:03 PM

For much of the last four decades, the Alabama Education Association has risen to become one of the most powerful teachers’ unions in the country. As odd as it may seem in a dark red state, over the years long-time AEA executive director Paul Hubbert, oftentimes described as the “shadow governor” of Alabama, has earned his union the distinction of being one of the most politically involved organizations of its type in the country. Hubbert and the AEA won one of their first major battles in 1971

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This is huge.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: southron, 3/7/2013 1:01:42 PM     (No. 9213220)

Very exciting! Now let´s hope the Supreme Court removes the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Muncssister, 3/7/2013 1:06:44 PM     (No. 9213231)

OP is right. It´s not getting the attention Scott Walker got, but it is just as big.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jonr, 3/7/2013 1:25:35 PM     (No. 9213262)

It is way past obvious how bad most unions are for this country! For all practical purposes, they are communist fronts!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 3/7/2013 1:27:35 PM     (No. 9213268)

This explains why Alabama is known for having a sub-par education system. Teacher unions are, in actuality, anti-education.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 3/7/2013 1:30:08 PM     (No. 9213277)

How on earth can a state judge enjoin the state´s governor from signing a bill?! The chutzpah of leftoids knows no bounds. If I were the governor I´d have signed it in spite of the judge´s ruling.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman, 3/7/2013 1:46:31 PM     (No. 9213314)

Good job, Alabama. The Tea Party revolution of 2010 paying dividends. Of course you will be called racists. Of course the libs will get "rulers" like Judge Price to block the will of the people. Can you spell n-u-l-l-i-f-i-c-a-t-i-o-n? Just ignore them and do what´s right.

That´s what the Founding Fathers did.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 3/7/2013 3:05:04 PM     (No. 9213465)

Good things are happening in Alabama!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Maryland_Patriot, 3/7/2013 10:26:58 PM     (No. 9214101)

Roy Moore has returned as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, so this should be ruled according to law if it goes that far.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: plumnellie, 3/8/2013 8:20:50 PM     (No. 9215817)

Go Bama.

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