If you don't get back on the phone tomorrow morning--- at the start of the day--- then in my humble opinion you should go directly into a no-match 401k.
Out where I'm working, we got organized, and faxed out 263 individual letters to our representatives and to members of the pension committee. This is from just one building, mind you. I expect to double that number tomorrow, and I'm going to recommend that we follow-up with phone messages, as well as a faxed, group-signed message to the governor.
Somewhere on the pension committee, there's at least one Democrat who has flipped and is working with Madigan to destroy public education. Whoever this person is, he or she is about to earn a very motivated, very organized, very socially networked campaigner who will work for almost anyone willing to primary the pension-busters.
I'd really like to know what goes on down in a place like Plainfield, where Tom Cross is from (Cross is apparently the person pulling the strings here). I mean, at some point, there are almost certainly people in this organization that voted for Cross-- and that's their right. Are these people accepting the extra responsibility that comes