Skip to comments.SEIU MN Canvasser Gets Schooled on Chanting Points
Posted on 07/10/2011 8:30:11 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
...a friend of mine sent me a dialog he had on Saturday with a door knocker supporting Governor Dayton's agenda. It is instructive in the way the public dialog has evolved. The real events have disappeared in an unwavering zeal of "tax the richest 2%":
Today (6/25) I had a chance to talk with a SEIU Person in her mid 20s who was canvassing a neighborhood. Her start off pitch was the extreme high pay/bonuses the top CEOs receive and the large stockpiles of money companies are holding onto. It would really help the economy and the Union people if that money was spent.
(Excerpt) Read more at looktruenorth.com ...
funny no one seems to talk about the salaries and perks of top Union leaders... or heads of NGO’s like Sierra Club, Humane Society, etc.
Name Title Total Compensation
Andrew Stern International President $306,388.00
David Regan Executive Vice President $265,488.00
Dennis Rivera Vice President $265,216.00
Anna Burger International Sec-Treas $252,724.00
“With bigger membership rolls came bigger coffers, and with bigger coffers came irresistible temptations.
Freeman, the L.A. Times discovered, had piped $600,000 in union contracts to his wifes video production and entertainment ventures. The local also paid his mother-in-law $8,000 a month to babysit his daughter and other union employees children; footed a $13,000 bill for membership at a Beverly Hills cigar club; covered $12,500 in tabs at upscale Mortons restaurant in Burbank; and forked over $8,000 in union dues to cover expenses for Freemans Hawaiian wedding. Freemans spending orgy didnt end there.”
Unfortunately that new found economic wisdom usually ends, along with their lives, at the collective farm, reeducation camp, or gulag.
Union bigs get the best deals: A sour Labor Day lesson on pensions
Obama appoints SEIU boss to Deficit Commission
Andy Stern Will Vote No On Deficit Commission
Or the salaries of the 400-some White House staff, the least of which is about $50,000 annually.
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