Man, this part sure resonates: “I guess there is some conspiracy theory out there saying that people who want to reform pensions want to stick it to workers when they retire. That is just nuts. I can’t speak for everyone, but I can tell you this: I want every teacher to have a solid, stable retirement. However, as currently constituted, most pensions are in a poor position to provide that. It is as simple as that.”
On this site and in emails, we’re regularly called “pension thieves,” “vulture capitalists,” “haters” and worse.