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AFL-CIO’s Trumka: ‘Socialism would be a step up for me’
PJ Tatler ^
| June 2, 2011
| Bryan Preston
Posted on 06/02/2011 7:38:56 PM PDT by decimon
Trumka said hed like to see the U.S. become more like a European nation that provides pensions and health care for all its citizens. He said he is accustomed to criticism and doesnt mind if conservatives call that socialism.
Being called a socialist is a step up for me, he said.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: aflcio; trumka
I think he meant he's called worse things. Whatever.
posted on 06/02/2011 7:38:58 PM PDT
All the communists say that.
posted on 06/02/2011 7:40:24 PM PDT
("...that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,..")
posted on 06/02/2011 7:41:34 PM PDT
by Jim Robinson
(Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
It was a step up for Hitler and Stalin also.
posted on 06/02/2011 7:43:39 PM PDT
posted on 06/02/2011 7:43:59 PM PDT
(Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
Idiots like this always think they’ll be one of the “chosen”.
posted on 06/02/2011 7:45:22 PM PDT
by gov_bean_ counter
(JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
see the U.S. become more like a European nation that provides pensions and health care for all its citizens
Let's pay for it with a 10,000% tax on union dues.
posted on 06/02/2011 7:45:49 PM PDT
To: Jim Robinson
That what everyone being calling Turmka, Socialism would be a step up for a bunch of union thug like yourself; that what is wrong with this nation; therefore we need to make Hussein a one-term president.
posted on 06/02/2011 7:52:29 PM PDT
To: Jim Robinson
Trumka of course will be one of the “chosen ones” in his Utopia, still pulling in 600K/yr with gold-plated benefits. Meanwhile, the little people will get diddly-squat.
posted on 06/02/2011 7:57:34 PM PDT
("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
posted on 06/02/2011 7:58:22 PM PDT
He’s not a socialist in my mind. Rather he’s a fascist and thug.
posted on 06/02/2011 8:04:35 PM PDT
(In 2012 Sarah Palin will have more quality executive experience than Barack Obama.)
The poor bastard must really be down in the gutter for Socialism to be a step up.
I call things by their proper terms. I know socialism when I see it.
posted on 06/02/2011 8:12:54 PM PDT
by Secret Agent Man
(I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
Trumka said hed like to see the U.S. become more like a European nation that provides pensions and health care for all its citizens.
Then who will pay for our security like we do for Europe, that allows them to divert their own resources to social programs?
posted on 06/02/2011 8:13:31 PM PDT
by Political Junkie Too
(Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
Dick Trumka...before he dicks you.
posted on 06/02/2011 9:27:55 PM PDT
(Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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