The Republicans, led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, are trying to systematically dismantle our public school system by forcing good teachers out, and bringing in cheaper, inexperienced teachers, who will be replaced when they make too much money and so on. Ed Schultz rips into Christie in last night’s “Fired Up” segment.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced