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A Massive Union Just Voted To Side With The Wall Street Protesters
Business Insider ^ | 9/29/2011 | Linette Lopez

Posted on 09/29/2011 9:03:01 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear

According to Daily Kos, The New York Transit Workers Union (TWU) voted to support the Wall Street Protestors at their meeting last night.

A member of TWU Local 100 told a reporter that they would join the protest Friday at 4PM.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: protests; thugs; unions; wallstreet

1 posted on 09/29/2011 9:03:06 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

So move Wall Street business to flyover country.


2 posted on 09/29/2011 9:04:14 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

The TWU is marching to support their communist brethren.


3 posted on 09/29/2011 9:04:26 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

There will be violence eventually.


4 posted on 09/29/2011 9:05:11 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Democrats: the Party of NO!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Shouldn't they be standing outside of the finance offices and faculty lounges of their institutes of higher education??? If anything, Wall Street has helped the endowment funds of those schools earn enough to provide scholarships to help offset the outrageous tuition costs.

5 posted on 09/29/2011 9:08:08 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (So much stress was put on Bush's Fault that it finally let go, magnitude 6)
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To: eCSMaster

Yep. This could get ugly. It will backfire, though. People are really disgusted with the commies.


6 posted on 09/29/2011 9:09:46 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a Cousin "Pookie" and I don't wear slippers.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Great! they can join the luminaries there like Michael Moore and Susan Sarandon(even though none of the protestors had a clue who the dried up old commie hag was when she showed up.).

The endorsement by Noam Chomsky was also a nice touch.

Now, the professional protestors will move in, violence WILL erupt, and a bunch of the misguided “overeducated and underemployed” youths will get their skulls dented by nightsticks.


7 posted on 09/29/2011 9:11:53 AM PDT by digger48
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Fools.

Look for a Republican landslide in 2012.


8 posted on 09/29/2011 9:15:45 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Is the humor starting to wear off yet? More and more Im convinced Bloomberg supports this protest.


9 posted on 09/29/2011 9:15:49 AM PDT by Wilderness Conservative
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To: digger48; All

why is the NYSE or any broker for that matter still in NYC? it needs to be moved.


10 posted on 09/29/2011 9:19:50 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
A member of TWU Local 100 told a reporter that they would join the protest Friday at 4PM.

Isn't Wall Street just about shut down by 4:00PM on Friday's?

11 posted on 09/29/2011 9:21:06 AM PDT by ExtremeUnction
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To: ExtremeUnction

Yep. LOL!


12 posted on 09/29/2011 9:28:17 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a Cousin "Pookie" and I don't wear slippers.)
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To: longtermmemmory
why is the NYSE or any broker for that matter still in NYC? it needs to be moved.

I'd like that. My ancestors owned the land where Wall Street sits for almost 150 years. I'd like it back.

13 posted on 09/29/2011 9:30:01 AM PDT by digger48
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To: longtermmemmory
why is the NYSE or any broker for that matter still in NYC?

Restaurants. Plus, their mistresses do NOT want to live in Texas.

14 posted on 09/29/2011 9:30:28 AM PDT by Argus
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

How ironic that the NY City Transit Union has done this - because NY City only exists in its present form because it has briefly managed to take center stage on the finance and debt based economy of the USA (and the world) of the last 40 years.

It won’t last though, and the Gov’t apparatchiks it supports will feel the pain soon enough.


15 posted on 09/29/2011 9:31:42 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: reagandemocrat
Look for a Republican landslide in 2012.

Yep. Money is tight, and these scrounges keep demanding more free stuff. They've picked a bad time in history to complain about not getting enough in free handouts!

The earth has been found wanting.

16 posted on 09/29/2011 9:42:13 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: NonValueAdded

I missed the “follow mt dreams” clause in the constitution. Either that or my dream was to go down into a hole in the ground where it was hot and wet to dig dirt. Sounds pretty Freudian to me. :-)


17 posted on 09/29/2011 9:43:29 AM PDT by JimSEA (The future ain't what it used to be.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Go ahead, let them punish the institutions that market the government-backed bonds that provide the capital used to keep improving the infrastructure of their employer; bonds sold to the private investors that use “Wall Street” to identify and buy the bonds.

Face it, the “Wall Street” protesters are not protesting “Wall Street”.

They are protesting private capital investment that does not attach itself to or promote a Liberal/Progressive/Marxist social agenda.

It is a protest against private capital investment that is not subsumed into a financial services industry that operates under regulations that make it de facto “public utility”.


18 posted on 09/29/2011 9:47:08 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: eCSMaster
There will be violence eventually.

Watch the videos. There already is violence.

19 posted on 09/29/2011 9:47:13 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (Watch what people DO, not what they say.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Yep. This could get ugly. It will backfire, though. People are really disgusted with the commies.

Some of us are more disgusted with the criminal bankers.

20 posted on 09/29/2011 9:47:45 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (Watch what people DO, not what they say.)
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To: Centurion2000

They need to protest DC as well. They’re JUST as responsible.


21 posted on 09/29/2011 9:55:25 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a Cousin "Pookie" and I don't wear slippers.)
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To: ExtremeUnction

That’s what I thought. Great timing to “protest” when the Stock Market is closed for the weekend. BTW, why aren’t the “doctor” and the 20 y.o. at work, “following their dreams”? And if the “doctor” only has 100K in debt, he’s not a real doctor anyway. The average med student has at LEAST 170K in debt, more likely well over 200K. Plus, if he’s a resident he wouldn’t have the time to be protesting. He’d be at the hospital helping the po’ he cares so much about.


22 posted on 09/29/2011 10:07:25 AM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: ExtremeUnction

“Isn’t Wall Street just about shut down by 4:00PM on Friday’s?”

It doesn’t make a difference whether Wall Street is shut down at that hour. Thousands of commuters will be inconvenienced by the throngs of leftists, communists, red diaper babies, smelly, aged hippies and union flunkies. I work downtown and whenever there is any kind of demonstration my bus commute becomes hellish.


23 posted on 09/29/2011 10:21:11 AM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

If college students want something to protest, might I suggest their hallowed universities. American college students are the new sharecroppers in our country. Scrape and bow to your masters, the professors. They don’t mind if you have a $100,000 debt for your degree in South American Dance Studies as long as they get paid for working three hours a week.


24 posted on 09/29/2011 10:28:00 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: NonValueAdded

There was actually a guy who sued Boston College. He said he’d trade back his degree for the tuition he spent on it.


25 posted on 09/29/2011 10:34:54 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy

I seem to recall such a furor ... didn’t it revolve around the “implied warranty of merchantability” and schools were adding disclaimers to their registration materials?


26 posted on 09/29/2011 10:48:34 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (So much stress was put on Bush's Fault that it finally let go, magnitude 6)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Goddless, Demonic MOB


27 posted on 09/29/2011 11:09:52 AM PDT by sappy
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