Olivia montesano commented on Pen Pal 2011-10-17 10:11:02 -0700I’m a current graduate student. My bachelors degree is in elementary education. I decided against teaching because of the ridiculously low wages vs. the massive amount of work and politics you have to deal with. I find it incredibly sad that our bankers are getting millions in bonuses while the people in charge of educating our youth have to get second jobs and are being laid off in large numbers. The priorities of our country need to shift. We should not be rewarding the people whose faulty practices earned them a bailout that really just benefited the elite few running these corrupt businesses. We need to redistribute some resources and focus on the quality of our country.
Wall Street has crashed our economy and they and their 1% allies and cronies have left the 99% with the bill. Despite the growing voice of people standing up and fighting back, they still think they can ignore us. But no longer. We're setting up pen pals with the 1% so they can hear exactly what we think about how their greed has triumphed over our need. Write your message to the 1% and we'll send it to Wall Street bankers and post it to a public blog.
It's our moment. Seize it!Send your message!