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Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby O.J. » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:04 pm

jjoyce wrote:Can we give the jackassery a rest for Holy Week? Didn't anyone give up feeding the trolls for Lent? Christ....


jjoyce also wrote:We are in the content business and Meade provides a lot of content, for which we pay $0. Better yet, that content is consumed. There's a market for it. We serve advertising from local businesses on the pages where that content appears and that's what our business is all about.
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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby Meade » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:24 pm

I consider it volunteer work.
To whomever much is given, of him will much be required; and to whom much was entrusted, of him more will be asked.
Think of me as a faithful servant.
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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby grumpybear » Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:07 pm

Servants are allowed to be seen but never heard.
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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby snoqueen » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:21 pm

Meade thinks people come here to read what he says, but in reality they come to watch the forum clean his clock over and over, in funny, creative, and even informative ways. In other words, his is a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it.

Or do they?
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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby bdog » Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:01 pm

Meade thinks people come here to respond to what he says.

And they do. Again and again and again.
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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby Meade » Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:13 am

Galoot wrote:While I was a member of MTI, I would have been completely ok with having the union dissolve, and re-form under new leadership. And I knew other teachers at East who felt the same way, who hated John Matthews so much that they refused to wear any MTI logos or carry an MTI sign during the protests. They were mostly younger or newer teachers, which shouldn't be surprising.

I still regret not standing up at new teacher orientation back in 2005, when Mathews was speaking, and asking him why the hell he thought it wasn't a conflict of interest for him to make $30k a year as a board member of WPS or whatever that insanely expensive health care plan was.

I saw the whole crackdown on teachers unions coming, back in around 2001, and I told many people about it. After my experience with Prop 13 in California when I was in public schools there, it was quite clear that if public servants and their union representatives just blithely ignore public outcry against them, then there will be a huge voter backlash against them. No, I don't think that the Walker plan is reasonable, but I do think that Matthews could have done a hell of a lot to change public opinion about teachers and their union, if he hadn't acted like an arrogant prick for years about the issue of expensive health care insurance.


April 2, vote for Strong, Howard, or (as a write-in) Mirilli.

If for no other reason, do it for Galoot.
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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby Talon Newsman » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:00 am

bdog wrote:Meade thinks people come here to respond to what he says.

And they do. Again and again and again.

Absolutely. The leftists on this forum simply LOVE being trolled.

Don't let 'em try to tell you otherwise.
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Re: Time for MTI's John Matthews to retire?

Postby bdog » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:28 pm

and again...
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