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Rent a Mob, Unions During a Depression Decide It's a Good Time To Strike.
Me ^ | 09/18/2011 | A CA Guy

Posted on 09/18/2011 9:27:56 PM PDT by A CA Guy

The Ralphs supermarket chain has decided to shut down all of its Southern California stores for an undetermined amount of time if grocery workers go on strike, while Albertsons plans to close up to 100 of its stores.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Health/Medicine; Politics; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: grocerystrike; mob; thugs; unemployed; union
Picket in a depression, really? 8:45 PM and the rent a mob came in a huge truck to protest a Ralphs during the Obama depression, because during a depression they all think not working to protest is a great idea. Union creeps picketing a Ralphs at Pico & Beverly in Los Angeles. Of course the press showed up at the same time for the made for news event. People like my wife pay nearly $700 a month for her health coverage and these dweebs complain about a $37 payment for their own health care. F them all IMO. Fire them.
1 posted on 09/18/2011 9:28:02 PM PDT by A CA Guy
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To: A CA Guy

So they will be picketing empty stores, with no customers LOL. And the non union stores will be the benefactors.


2 posted on 09/18/2011 9:31:46 PM PDT by Suz in AZ
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To: A CA Guy

It must have been quite a sight to watch “media” knuckledraggers and union knuckledraggers grunting at one another.


3 posted on 09/18/2011 9:32:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Mexico! Your poverty isn't America's problem.)
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To: Suz in AZ
So they will be picketing empty stores, with no customers

Exactly what the unions want.

4 posted on 09/18/2011 9:35:32 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: A CA Guy

In my neighborhood, we have handi market, costco, smart and final and trader joe’s, SO WHAT, this is ludicris sad for the workers forced out, but I’ve been out of work since June2010, still looking they don’t want a job I’ll take theirs, without the union there.


5 posted on 09/18/2011 9:39:02 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: A CA Guy

The democrat party and its union thug parasites continue their destruction of California.


6 posted on 09/18/2011 9:39:39 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: Suz in AZ
Eight forty five, the store was still going.

They were not allowed in the store and were corralled by police on Beverly on mostly the far side of the store on Pico Blvd.

Made for news event for the left wing media. They were all there.

7 posted on 09/18/2011 9:41:41 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: FormerACLUmember

I’m a couple of blocks north-east of this mess and I stopped hearing them.
Means the rent-a-mob was only there for the press and already left after a half an hour.

How pathetic is that?
Will the press report they showed up for a few minutes to be filmed then ran away like roaches in the light?


8 posted on 09/18/2011 9:44:01 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: FormerACLUmember

Unions and Democrats giving away entitlements to everyone has raped the state of California bare.
Also the riff raff we do get in the state the last bunch of years all throw trash around and spray can walls like they get paid to do it.
Stupidity abounds here almost everywhere.


9 posted on 09/18/2011 9:46:35 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Soothesayer9

You’ve got it wrong. They’re closing the stores so that the customers get pissed at the UNIONS when they can’t get their ice cream and bologna.

We pay over $300/month for our PORTION of our family health plan. Store goons are whining because theirs will be $92/mo. I’ll gladly cross that picket line with a smile on my face and my middle finger pointing at the bitches.


10 posted on 09/18/2011 9:47:33 PM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: television is just wrong

The article stated they are taking applications. Good luck in your job search.


11 posted on 09/18/2011 9:49:38 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Drink good coffee. You can sleep when you are dead.)
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To: A CA Guy

I;m close to the Ralphs at La Brea and Fountain. They did the same thing there today. What really bugs me is the Jons’ right across moved to another location.


12 posted on 09/18/2011 9:51:51 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: NautiNurse

The article was chosen to explain they were going to shut down.
I was eye witnessing what I saw and could think of no other way to report it here. The scene was surreal.


13 posted on 09/18/2011 9:53:36 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: max americana

At least you can get a tattoo by Kat Von D there. That if memory serves is where she has the big yellow shop sans the show she had.

Unions are setting up made for TV events IMO.


14 posted on 09/18/2011 9:55:40 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

Thanks for your local report. Much appreciated.


15 posted on 09/18/2011 10:02:22 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Drink good coffee. You can sleep when you are dead.)
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To: NautiNurse

Got my Redbox DVDs back before 9 PM, never expected the circus. You are welcome.


16 posted on 09/18/2011 10:10:04 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

Yup...still does. But I usually head to the small Thai resto right beside it and order out.


17 posted on 09/18/2011 10:26:35 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: A CA Guy

“The Ralphs supermarket chain has decided to shut down all of its Southern California stores for an undetermined amount of time if grocery workers go on strike, while Albertsons plans to close up to 100 of its stores.”
***********************
Who is Jon Galt?


18 posted on 09/18/2011 10:29:46 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: max americana

That place looked dark and dirty, but you say it’s good?
My wife and I almost ate there but it looked too questionable. Glad you mentioned that, maybe next time.


19 posted on 09/18/2011 10:35:15 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Irenic

Don’t know, just know what I saw.
First time I saw a made up for news event by a rent-a-mob.

VERY INTERESTING and real low class IMO.


20 posted on 09/18/2011 10:36:45 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

We unfortunately have a heavy union presence in my town, and it really showed this evening as the lines at Vons Gas were literally throughout the entire parking lot as the union thug supporters were trying to gas up one last time before the strike. I just smiled as I drove past, knowing tomorrow I’ll be able to get my gas with hardly a line as the union thugs pull out the picket signs and protest that their $30 an hour jobs and under a hundred buck a month health care just isn’t enough for them...


21 posted on 09/18/2011 10:45:20 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: A CA Guy

That pretty much sums up the difference between us “non-union” slobs and our union counter-parts. They have no idea how “good” they have it.

I say let ‘em strike, and hire non-union labor. I will actually enjoy crossing their damn picket lines when I buy my groceries.

Reminds me of the grocery workers’ strike in 2003. When all was said and done, the union punks were either unemployed or worse off than before they went on strike.

Screw ‘em all. Bunch of ungrateful, worthless, lazy, self-entitled, greedy, irrational, liberal, union retards. I hope they get exactly what they deserve: NOTHING!


22 posted on 09/18/2011 10:53:57 PM PDT by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: A CA Guy

My GF had lunch there with an annoying friend of hers and brought me some, then I was hooked. If you love Thai food there’s another one close by called Galanga Thai Fusion on Sta Monica and Gardner, really close to that Ralphs when driving. You know the Astro Burger and Fat Burger right across each other? One block away.

If you want the best pasta/Italian food in L.A, then I will need to open another thread LOL


23 posted on 09/18/2011 10:57:29 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: kingu

I think there is very little sympathy for unions who in most cases have it better than most all others.

Grocery stores will have no problem finding replacements.
Can they hold out for two years on unemployment when they strike?


24 posted on 09/18/2011 11:01:06 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Ernie Kaputnik
Prediction, Obama will step in if grocery stores don't give in to unions.

The store response to Obama should be a proudly displayed middle finger IMO.

25 posted on 09/18/2011 11:02:34 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: max americana

Tuk Tuck on Pico. Great Thai food.
Twin Dragon for other Chinese food on Robertson or so.


26 posted on 09/18/2011 11:04:58 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

Tuk Tuk? Ok, we will try it right before after the Tea Party meeting on Beverly Hills. Chinese food, a dime in a dozen.

If you know any good Japanese restos’ nearby that you swear is affordable and good, let me know..


27 posted on 09/18/2011 11:11:16 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: max americana

Midori is great, but not near by BH that I know of.


28 posted on 09/18/2011 11:17:06 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

Yeah we’ve been to Midori at Studio City. Has there anyone in LA who has NOT been to Midori? (snicker) Nah, that’s cool. I was looking more at Century City that’s OK priced right after the TP..


29 posted on 09/18/2011 11:26:18 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: A CA Guy

“The store response to Obama should be a proudly displayed middle finger IMO.”

Yep. That’s exactly what my response was in 2003 (and will be again) if they give me any crap when I enter or exit the store.

F’em all.


30 posted on 09/18/2011 11:26:58 PM PDT by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: A CA Guy

Have you ever been to Tech Noir on Pico?


31 posted on 09/19/2011 2:33:19 AM PDT by edpc (Former Normalcy Bias Victim)
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To: A CA Guy

Look, even in a terrible economy, these strikers are highly-skilled workers with unreplaceable expertise in a very rarified industry. This was clearly a very good idea.


32 posted on 09/19/2011 3:40:02 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: wideawake

That’s what I thought. I mean where can we find skilled bag stuffers these days, or vegetable arrangers, or a good can stacker? You have to go to school for years to learn such vitally important skills. No wonder they pull in only 20-30 bucks per hour.


33 posted on 09/19/2011 6:57:14 AM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: edpc
Have you ever been to Tech Noir on Pico?

Yes.

Yes I have.


34 posted on 09/19/2011 7:01:18 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If Hitler had been as lazy as Obama, the 1940's would have been a very nice decade!!)
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