Skip to comments.Examiner Editorial: Stop providing police escorts to union thugs
Posted on 05/24/2010 10:19:27 AM PDT by Navy Patriot
Imagine you are sitting at home on a peaceful Sunday when you hear buses pull up in front of your house and begin disgorging hundreds of angry people waving signs with threatening messages, shaking their fists and crowding onto your lawn. Soon, hundreds of screaming people are tromping on your flower beds, peering into your windows and scaring neighbors, who nervously begin placing calls to 911.
As the noise levels rise and demonstrators start banging on your front door, you begin to fear that something very bad is about to happen. Then, you spot the police cars and relief floods over you. At least the cops will keep things under control, you tell yourself. But your relief is shattered when you realize the cops you thought were there to protect you are actually from another jurisdiction and they are there because they escorted the mob to your address.
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I think I would have met the crowd with a shotgun.
Imagine me melting the barrel of my Mossberg.....
Then, you spot the police cars and relief floods over you.....until you realize the police are unionized also
At what point can you shoot them?
Wow, the Bolsheviks are on the march, aren’t they!
I’d say the second one of them touched the knob to the front door.
SEIU is a terrorist organization and needs to be flag and treated as such.
“Freedom from Union Violence
by David Kendrick
David Kendrick is program director at the National Institute for Labor Relations Research.
Under the Supreme Court’s 1973 Enmons decision, vandalism, assault, even murder by union officials are exempt from federal anti-extortion law. As long as the violence is aimed at obtaining property for which the union can assert a “lawful claim”—for example, wage or benefit increases— the violence is deemed to be in furtherance of “legitimate” union objectives. By the Court’s peculiar logic, such violence does not count as extortion.
The result has been an epidemic of union-related violence. The National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR) has recorded 8,799 incidents of violence from news reports since 1975. Those reports show only 258 convictions, suggesting a conviction rate of less than 3 percent. Moreover, local law enforcement authorities often get many more reports of strike violence than journalists can possibly cover.
Many states have taken a cue from the high Court by enacting their own extortion laws with exemptions similar to those established by Enmons. As a result, employees trying to support their families during a violent strike are now denied protection against extortion under both state and federal laws.
Because the federal government for six decades has immersed itself in labor law under the rubric of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), federal action is necessary to see that violence does not accompany the exercise of powers created by that statute. One avenue for relief is the Freedom from Union Violence Act (FUVA), which targets all extortionate activity, even if committed by union militants in pursuit of “legitimate” objectives. “
I’d also read that they showed up in public school buses. If that is true, I would assume that is a MISUSE of public property. I’d like to know who would have been responsible for giving the ok on both public school buses and the involvement of the DC police escort, because I also read that the local police stood and did NOTHING.
The legal trickery used in this incident is astronomical. The cops were out of jurisdiction, so had no authority to act against the thugs, but could immediately act against a "threat" that produced a weapon, and that was the plan, to provoke the homeowner or family into a "brandishing" crime or other tort basis.
Legal trick: the out of jurisdiction cops cannot enforce the homeowners "trespassers get off my property" order, or any violation of required demonstration permits and demonstrator requirements (like: must keep walking), only local cops can.
A fire extinguisher filled with 10% sodium hypochlorite should disperse the scum.
The DC police have no legal authority in the state of Maryland.
Also, Maryland just passed and signed into law a Castle Doctrine Bill!
The cops were in uniform but acting as private citizens, then ?
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