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This great video came out Friday.
Citizens Protecting Michigan's Constitution (CPMC), released the television commercial, titled "Michigan Kids Don't Need Teacher Strikes," educating voters about the deceptive, far-reaching and devastating effects Proposal 2 would have on parents and students across Michigan.
LOVE the intensity and planet-of-the-apes style of music used for the score.
The commercial asks parents to vote NO on Proposal 2 to avoid Chicago-style teacher strikes, a possibility under the misleading proposal according to a leaked teachers union memo and Michigan Education Association (MEA) President Steven Cook who recently admitted Prop 2 "would overturn" a 1994 law created to prevent teachers unions from bullying local school districts at the bargaining table into ignoring, vetoing or erasing legal fines and penalties incurred as a result of an illegal teacher strike.
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OH my! The unintended costs of pursuing such initiatives!
You know, the one proposed by the POJ group?
Citizens Protecting Michigan's Constitution (CPMC)in a press release today warned about far-reaching effects and unintended consequences of the proposed hijacking of the constitution being hidden from voters by outside special interest groups behind the proposal. In a confusing manner, the initiative has effects that could corkscrew into all manner of current law. According to CPMC:
"Among the proposal's unintended consequences is a likely repeal of Public Act 312, Michigan's "binding arbitration" law enjoyed by police and firefighters unions during contract negotiations.Now.. frankly I am not a big fan of 312. Without it, when they strike, we could just fire their greedy asses.
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