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Although we live in the land of the free and home of the brave, where we may reside, work, travel, shop and play where we like, with minimal government interference, we are financially coerced to send our children to government schools. Those who choose to opt out, are compelled to pay again for education.
This discriminatory system has led to declining education, and has built and enormously powerful political entity – public employee unions. They have upset the delicate balance of power the Founders had built into our political system, which has corrupted our political system at all levels, from local to national, as clearly described in a new book “Shadowbosses.”
The time has surely come for people to take back their government, by taking control of the education of their own children. This can only be accomplished by passing school choice legislation, which can only happen by electing representatives who will truly represent the needs of our children, as opposed to that of union bosses.
Listen to Israel Teitelbaum, secretary of The Alliance for Free Choice in Education, explain the tremendous
Mallory Factor is the John C. West Professor of International Politics and American Government at The Citadel. He is a Forbes columnist, the Senior Editor of Money and Politics for The Street.com, a political commentator and a businessman. He is co-founder of The Monday Meeting, an influential group of conservative political leaders, journalists, donors, think tank heads, and grassroots leaders in New York City---the largest meeting of its type in America.
Mallory Factor joins us today to discuss his new book, Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind, written with his wife, Elizabeth Factor.