Days after he declared that he wants to put “more teachers” in schools, Mitt Romney criticized President Barack Obama’s plan to do just that, the Huffington Post reports. The Republican presidential nominee didn’t technically contradict his comments, made during the first presidential debate last week, in his interview with the Des Moines Register. But he did cast a proposal to hire more teachers as a waste of taxpayer money……Read More
Vice President Joe Biden thinks that teachers face a “fullblown assault” thanks to people like Mitt Romney, the Huffington Post reports.
“I can’t think of a candidate for president who’s ever made such a direct assault on such an honorable profession,” Biden said at the National Education Association’s annual convention, in front of thousands of teachers in Washington, D.C. Tuesday morning.
Romney and Republicans, Biden asserted, want to increase the influence of private schools “and strip you of your voice because he doesn’t think you know much about education, and he characterizes you as not caring about the students but caring about yourselves.”…Read More
Mitt Romney, contender for the office of President of the United States, seems determined to prove repeatedly that he cares about as much for American citizens as he does for foot fungus, says Andrew Riggio for Yahoo! News. His recent comments about America needing fewer cops, firefighters and teachers just reinforce his stance that the average American is worthless — just look at what Romney says in this FOX News video. Saying we need fewer cops is saying Americans deserve less protection from criminals. It’s not like the crime rate in the United States as dropped to zero. It’s not like people stopped selling drugs, robbing people, or committing murder. All you need to do is watch any television news broadcast to know crime is a problem. Saying we need fewer firefighters is saying it’s just fine for Americans to burn to death. It’s saying we don’t need people to fight raging wildfires. It’s saying we don’t need as many rescue professionals. Who does Romney think is going to stop thousands of acres of Colorado from going up in flames — schoolchildren with water pistols?…Read More