A. Open up discussions and sit down at the table.
B. Handle things behind closed doors as is the usual fashion.
C. Complicate matters by introducing a whole new format to the negotiations.
Well, friends...from what I understand, this Interest Based Bargaining business was thrown into the mix by none other than Jan Tanner.
How convenient; right when it would be most beneficial to roll up sleeves, sit across the table and hash things out the old fashioned way, my gal Jan creates more confusion with the introduction of an innovative new bargaining system.
THAT'S why this year isn't such a good year to open up negotiations; NEXT YEAR, when everyone's more adept and familiar with IBB...THEN would be a much better time.
Gimmie a break; WHY DIDN'T YOU WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR WITH THE IBB BULL??
I mean...no biggie; IBB...how hard could it be to understand?
Well, just see for yourself...a 90+ page document of new procedures for tail-chasing...and it ain't nuttin' new, considering this document dates back to 2003.
I gotta hand it to Jan, with her ginuwinely concerned furrowed brow, and her butter-won't-melt-in-my-mouth mask; what a brilliant diversion...this IBB monkey-wrench, after throwing in everything and the kitchen sink.
Everyone will be so busy worrying about themselves, trying duck union goons who missed out on today's anti-bullying education, while becoming conversant in a whole new (but kinda not so much new) approach to bargaining...
WHY, THEY'LL FORGET ALL ABOUT making any revisions to the Board Member Conflict of Interest policies...and yet another 16 years will go by with no one doing a damn thing to remove the gobs and gobs of greasy melted cheese dribbling down Tanner's chin, thanks to her MILLION DOLLAH CONTRACT to provide lunchroom pizza for School District 11.
It's too bad everyone isn't able to see through Jan like I can. Unlike Lisa Czeladtko's hubby, there's no Tanner Man Fan coming to defend his ladylove's honor...*because there isn't any to defend*.
JAN TANNER IS A RADICAL LEFTIST POLITICAL OPERATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL ENEMY OF THE STUDENTS, THE TEACHERS, THE STATE OF COLORADO, AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
...and it's pretty scandalous that the only one paying attention to her impish little monkeyshines is a black spider. Tsk.
Well, I WILL continue to do all I can to keep us all abreast of the true Tanner Plan; it's a challenge, though...because Jan has about eight years head start on the rest of you.
Never forget that if Jan and LuAnn answer "up", then the real answer is "down."
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