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    Re: Obama and NEA
    Posted by: WVPE on 7/09/11
    (38) Comments

    Our group is the West Virginia Professional Educators (WVPE). You get the
    same coverage for less $$ - so give yourself a payraise now!

    On 7/08/11, WVEA/AFT members wrote:
    > Yep, that would be the Yugo group. You know, the one that makes you hire
    > your own lawyer if you have a problem. Then, they decide if you will be
    > reimbursed at a later date.
    >
    > Also, they do not lobby for anything for teachers. In other words, they
    > either really don't care if you never receive a pay raise again, or they
    > sit back and let WVEA and AFT do all the lobbying. Members of these cut
    > rate groups ride the backs of everyone who belongs to the teacher groups
    > who are really looking out for teachers. My back is breaking from carrying
    > the weight of cheapskate teachers that join these do-nothing groups!
    >
    > On 7/08/11, Another Option wrote:
    >> There is another group in WV (can't remember the name off the top of my
    >> head) that provides the exact same insurance and liabilty as the WVEA
    >> and AFT. A colleague of mine is in that and she says it is wonderful
    >> because it is non-political and about $400 less than WVEA and AFT. I
    >> am getting out of AFT and joining that union later on this week. I
    >> will write back on here with more info.
    >>
    >> On 7/06/11, Why are we with the NEA?? wrote:
    >>> Why can't the WVEA cut ties with the NEA? Why can't we be our own
    >>> organization without the influence of the NEA who supports such
    >>> liberal and ineffective programs? This would save us TONS of money
    >>> in annual dues that are currently going out of WV and supporting
    >>> such issues as gay marriage and abortion.
    >>> Seriously, why do we need to be affiliated with the NEA? Can any
    >>> one answer that question? Thanks
    >>>
    >>> On 7/06/11, MCteacher wrote:
    >>>> On 7/05/11, Arlo wrote:
    >>>>> On 7/05/11, Relieved wrote:
    >>>>>> I just saw on the news a bit ago that the NEA is endorsing
    >>>>>> Obama for 2012. Since the WVEA has the NEA as its lead
    >>>>>> affiliate, I just called my board of ed. payroll clerk and
    >>>>>> cancelled my membership. What a relief!! I refuse to give
    >>>>>> my hard earned money to an individual who just spends,
    >>>>>> spends, spends without any regard for fiscal responsibility.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> The WVEA voted against the early endorsement but the other
    >>>>> states voted for it.
    >>>>
    >>>> Has WVEA worked hard for you in the past? Do they continue to
    >>>> support you when the governor and state senate try to hold YOU
    >>>> soley accountable for academic performance and behaviors of
    >>>> unruly students?
    >>>>
    >>>> The answers to those questions wod be a resounding YES! Why would
    >>>> you suggest that teachers and SP cancel their membership? That
    >>>> is music to the ears of those who would like to send teachers
    >>>> back into the dark ages. But, you made a decision, so you
    >>>> deserve what comes with it?


    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • Obama and NEA, 7/05/11, by Relieved.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/05/11, by Arlo.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/06/11, by MCteacher.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/06/11, by Why are we with the NEA??.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/08/11, by Another Option.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/08/11, by WVEA/AFT members.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/09/11, by WVPE.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/09/11, by WVEA Works for YOU!.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/10/11, by hmmm.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/12/11, by $350 savings?.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/12/11, by My 2 Cents.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to WVEA/AFT member, 7/12/11, by Can you support the statements you made?.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/13/11, by WVEA is always there!.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to WVEA/AFT member, 7/13/11, by WVEA/AFT members.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/13/11, by Aspirin 4 ya.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/13/11, by JMO.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to WVEA/AFT member, 7/13/11, by So you can NOT support your argument? As you have.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/13/11, by My 2 cents.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/13/11, by What's 2 cents worth????.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by Concerned Conservative WVEA Member.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by To concerned.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/14/11, by Berkeley Science.
  • Re: Obama and NEA, 7/14/11, by L0L WVPE Train.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by conservative teacher fail.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by And isn't it ironic that.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by Making a leap there!.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by hmmmm.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by Nice deflection there. She has nothing more to say. nm.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/14/11, by @ Deflection.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/15/11, by Better hope not..
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/16/11, by To better hope!.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/19/11, by Charles Harper.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/20/11, by Agree.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/20/11, by Reality.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/21/11, by I Believe!.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/21/11, by do you believe in UFOs too?.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/22/11, by hmmmm.
  • Re: Obama and NEA to Aspirin, 7/25/11, by Don't forget George W. Bush and NCLB.