RUSH: James in Yonkers, hello, sir. Glad you waited. You're next on the EIB Network. Hello.
CALLER: Hey, Rush, thanks for taking my call.
RUSH: Yes, sir.
CALLER: I want to hit a couple of points especially with these teachers and unions. My mother used to be a high school teacher. She raised four kids, and while doing that, gained her Ph.D. in biology, and now she's a professor at a college and head of/director of the biology program. But in the last couple years I've dated a couple of teachers, probably about four of them, and there's one thing in common now. The new generation of teachers is attracting a different people. They have three months off in prime weather, or the best time of the year, and that's what's attracting them. They're a bunch of party animals. They get the Jersey Shore houses, the houses in the Hamptons. At least the ones that I've dated, they party like rock stars. They go into it for the extra 30 days off a year that they have during the school year, and it's just attracting --
RUSH: Wait, wait, wait! Hold it. Hang on here, James. You need to slow down to accommodate my hearing.
RUSH: (reading back transcript) You say these new teachers are a new breed. They have three months off, they're party animals. They get Jersey Shore houses, houses in the Hamptons. They party like rock stars.
RUSH: They go into it for the extra 30 days a year that they have during the school year, and it's attracting a different kind of person to be a teacher? Is that what you're saying?
CALLER: That's absolutely right, and they get to tenure after ten years. You know, the last one I dated, 2006, okay? Al-Qaeda came up in a conversation. She thought it was a region in the Middle East, and she was teaching fifth graders. Okay? I mean -- and she was tenured at that point. I mean, it's ridiculous the kind of people going into this field. It's not like my mother, who worked hard, gets the Ph.D., works hard. I mean, just for one example if you give me a little more time. She would take... They would give you raises for these postgraduate credits, so she had a masters in education, and then every 15 credits after the masters they would get another raise of like $70,000. So I was curious. I was going for my masters in engineering at the time, and I asked her, I said, "Well, what do you have to do for these three credits or whatever. She would take a weekend course. You would have a weekend seminar, not even consecutive." You have one weekend, one weekend off, then the next weekend -- and they'd let 'em out early, and that would be three credits.
RUSH: Where they get the...?
RUSH: Wait a minute, now.
CALLER: -- have to teach physics on just that? (laughing)
RUSH: James, where you get the money for all this partying?
CALLER: Oh-ho! They're making great salaries. I just looked up one of my nephews --
RUSH: But they may be making great salaries, but Jersey Shore houses and Hamptons cottages are not that affordable.
CALLER: No, they go in with all their friends. There's about 12 friends, they all chip, so it's only gonna cost maybe $2,000 each for the whole summer. (laughs) So they go in with 12 people.
CALLER: I mean, they were partying.
RUSH: So you've got 12 teachers in a little cottage on two grand a month throwing orgies, essentially.
CALLER: Pretty much, pretty much. Because all their buddies -- the firefighters get 'em, too, and the cops -- and they all party pretty hard down there. Yeah. It's unbelievable.
RUSH: And your mother would never go in for that kind of thing?
CALLER: No, absolutely not! She's actually turning 60 this St. Patty's Day. You know, she sees it, too, in the college, the kids nowadays.
CALLER: It's unbelievable.
RUSH: Well, I must admit, I --
RUSH: I had not the factored this into the equation. I had not yet made the jump here from teacher equaling party animal. But interesting. It's very interesting. All right, James, I appreciate the call. (interruption) What else might explain it? (interruption) Ohhhhh, oh, oh. (interruption) Why some of the young teacher babes are engaging in sexual activity with the boy toy students. Yeah, that is happening with greater frequency, we have to admit, it is.
You know what's big news out there today? Honestly, it's big news -- and this is by no means unprecedented. Some male student on a high school wrestling team refused to wrestle a girl because it's not how women are treated, not how they're supposed to be treated, and so she wins by forfeit. There was another high school female wrestler who did wrestle with a guy, she got creamed, and now there are all kinds of chat groups on television over there describing whether or not this is okay and does this fit with Title IX, should this happen, should this be something that girls should be involved in.
This is not new, but this is huge news out there today. It's not the first time the story has come up. This story, you see a variation of the story recent years. Now, the girl wrestler and her family approve of the boy's statement: This is not how girls and women are to be treated. They say they respect him for it yet they still send her out there to the mat. The male student is an evangelical Christian and he didn't want any part of this. But watching cable TV here, like Megyn Kelly, she's got a roundtable of women talking about this. I haven't been able to hear what they're saying, obviously, because I am hosting the program, but this is huge news.
I'm just wondering where this is headed. (chuckles) You know, once this gets started, this stuff does not go away. (interruption) Well, Snerdley, you just reminded me. You know, the female teachers hitting on male students, that never happened. When we were in school that never happened. The chance to wrestle with girls? That never happened. I tell you, it's just amazing how quickly cultural things change. (interruption) Yeah, that's right! I had to do ballroom dancing, in college. That was a required PE course in college! Here I am out there, ballroom dancing taught by a drill sergeant from the WACs, and here these guys get to roll around with women on the mat sanctioned! Oh, well. Ohhh, well.