Monthly Archives: October 2010

Concerned Citizens Group Takes on the Teacher’s Union

Rockville, MD — Residents of Montgomery County, Maryland can’t miss the hundreds of “Boycott the Apple Ballot,  www.RottenAppleBallot.com” yard signs that seem to be everywhere.  “Taxpayers Lose if Union-Picked Ballot Wins,” the signs say — “Save Your Tax Dollars. Boycott … Continue reading

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Local Group Takes on the Teacher’s Union

Concerned Citizens Group Takes on the Teacher’s Union“Boycott the Apple Ballot, RottenAppleBallot.com” Campaign Underway –“We’ve really hit a nerve.” Rockville, MD — Residents of Montgomery County, Maryland can’t miss the hundreds of “Boycott the Apple Ballot,  HYPERLINK “http://www.RottenAppleBallot.com” www.RottenAppleBallot.com” yard … Continue reading

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Paid for by the MCEA Teachers Union?

A flyer which appears to be a Craig Rice (MC Council candidate) brochure has been mailed to residents. It’s a four-color glossy piece that, in addition to Craig Rice, lists endorsements for other candidates running for other offices. But wait! … Continue reading

Posted in Don't Let Candidate Literature Fool You!

Posters & Flyers

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Boycott the Apple Ballot

The power of the Apple Ballot can be reigned in if enough voters become educated and motivated. Suggestions include: Know your candidates! Go to Town Hall meetings and ask tough questions. Write to candidates or call them and let them … Continue reading

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Exposing the Union Behind the Apple Ballot

The Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA), the teacher’s union which endorses political candidates through their Apple Ballot, is an affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA). While most of us think that these teachers unions represent the best interests of … Continue reading

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The Apple Ballot: A Case Study

Does being endorsed by the MCEA’s Apple Ballot really make a difference to the endorsed candidates? It can make the difference between winning and losing. In fact, 90% of Apple Ballot candidates beat their non-Apple Ballot opponents. Below is a … Continue reading

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Is the Apple Ballot Toxic?

Ask Yourself:  If a union gives a candidate its resources and political muscle, what’s the union expecting in return? That’s the question we asked, and we sure didn’t like the answer! The Apple Ballot impacts Montgomery County elections by ensuring … Continue reading

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What is the Apple Ballot?

The Apple Ballot is a listing of political candidates endorsed by the Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA), a teacher’s union with 11,000 members. The MCEA is an affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA). According to a February 5, 2010 … Continue reading

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