|Nobody's talking arming teachers any more.|
Lynne McKernan, seventh-grade AZ writing teacher
Said Arizona lawmakers walked out of the Capitol on Friday without speaking to teachers. "In the middle of a crisis, they chose to adjourn rather than sit down with our representatives who have asked to speak with them for weeks."
"Other schools have the roof caving in," McKernan said. "We used to catch mice at our school. It was like a hobby: 'How many mice did you catch in your classroom today?'" -- LA TimesLydia Coffey, former KY teacher, now running for a state House seat
“I think women are just tired of feeling like we’re second class. We’re tired of white men in power telling all of us what to do.” -- HuffingtonMike Elk is a member of the DC-Baltimore NewsGuild
The teachers’ strikes have brought into sharp focus forces that have been reshaping the landscape for workers in America. Nissan, the union-backed Fight for $15 campaign for minimum wage workers and now the teachers have shown that after years of attack from anti-union powers, organized labor can still make a difference. -- GuardianMichelle Wolf at WHCD
“Trump is also an idea guy. He's got loads of ideas. You've got to love him for that," she said. "He wants to give teachers guns. And I support that because then they can sell them for things they need - like supplies."More Wolf...
"It is kind of crazy the Trump campaign was in contact with Russia when the Hillary campaign wasn't even in contact with Michigan. It's a direct flight. It's so close." -- The HillTrump Lawyer, Michael Cohen
“Boss, I miss you so much." -- WSJR.I.P. Jean Gump
A young, fully armed soldier who descended from an armored vehicle to arrest the trio had cowered as she reached into her purse. “Shoot if you must, sonny,” Ms. Gump said defiantly, “but I’ve got to blow my nose.” -- N.Y. Times