Radical municipal workers strike in Chicago

Discussion in 'Politics' started by whitehall, Sep 11, 2012.

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    The real unemployment rate in Chicago is around 15% even if democrats try to down play it by shuffling figures. Chicago school teachers make around 72k per year with lavish bennies and vacation time but they still ain't happy. President Hussein doesn't want to talk about Chicago teachers or the liberal democrat mayor who is caught in the middle so the strategy seems to be to ignore it and hope the media has other things on their busy agenda that involve attacking republicans. I heard a small sound bite by the leader of the pack and she talked in ignorant street slang. No wonder Chicago education is around the bottom of the list.
     
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    Where are you getting that number from? The latest number (July 2012) is 9.1% for Chicago-Joliet-Naperville. Alternative measures are only available for the states, not metropolitan areas.
     

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