Listen to Hitting Left with guest Matt Farmer

Monday, November 5, 2012

WEEKEND QUOTABLES

"CPS and Mayor Emanuel want to do to our schools what Mayor Daley did to the parking meters." -- Windy Pearson (Action Now) at Friday's City Hall sit-in [Video]

Barbara Byrd-Bennett
“We need to acknowledge that the community simply does not believe what we say we’re going to do.” -- Sun-Times 
Pauline Lipman (UIC Prof.)
 "If school closings were such good policy, why aren't they closing schools in white communities?" - At Friday's City Hall sit-in. 
Aquila Griffin
Dyett High School student, Aquila Griffin 
“My message to our mayor and Barbara Byrd-Bennett is we are not collateral damage. CPS has to answer for ignoring the voice of the people most impacted.” -- At Friday's City Hall sit-in
Ben Joravsky
And it's true, most of my friends tend to fall on the Democratic side of the Democratic Party, as opposed to the Republican one the mayor represents. -- "More Rahmnesia: Chicagoans trying to forget they elected Mayor Rahm"
Mitt Romney
"If I'm president of the United States, instead of just giving lip service to improving our schools, I will actually put the kids first and the union behind..." -- Huffington: Mitt Romney "Makes Education Pitch In Final Days Before Election"

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