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Union Thugs Beat Member for Disagreeing With Party Line
publiusforum.com ^ | 08/21/08 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 08/21/2008 7:42:13 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus

Members of the carpenters union in New York City have ruined any chance that authorities there will take their union out of government oversight by beating unconscious William Davenport, a union dissident running for office in the union.

After an August 5 candidates forum, the candidate was beaten by members of the carpenters union audience outside a church. Outside a CHURCH!

This thuggery along with continued Mob involvement, indictments and convictions on corruption of union members convinced Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. not to release the union from government oversight....

Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...


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Union thugs strike again.
1 posted on 08/21/2008 7:42:14 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

And “card check” will make

“voting for union membership easier”.

Yeah, if by “easy” you mean that it’s “easier” to make the decision for unionization when you’re physically threatened.


2 posted on 08/21/2008 7:43:24 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Kinda makes me very sympathetic to any contractor in New York who picks up illegal aliens at Home Depot to do carpentry work on a job site.


3 posted on 08/21/2008 7:44:41 AM PDT by Alberta's Child (I'm out on the outskirts of nowhere . . . with ghosts on my trail, chasing me there.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

They do fit right in with the RAT party. Scum!


4 posted on 08/21/2008 7:45:03 AM PDT by Howie66 (To the RAT Party: How can I question your patriotism? You have none, so what's your point?)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Progressives.


5 posted on 08/21/2008 7:46:49 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: Mobile Vulgus
I am having such a difficult time understanding why union membership drops every year. Can anyone explain this?

Of course, we can reverse this declension by electing Barack (No Peace be upon his unmentionable middle name) Obama...

6 posted on 08/21/2008 7:50:12 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Don't forget that Obama wants to end oversight of the Chicago Teamsters Union. Though in typical fashion he now tries to deny that he wants this.

"The Labor Department’s seven-year effort to improve financial reporting and disclosure by unions could come to a screeching halt once President Bush leaves office.

Sen. Barack Obama’s support for ending federal oversight of the Teamsters is the clearest indication yet of how a Democratic administration would treat labor unions.

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=26440

7 posted on 08/21/2008 7:50:34 AM PDT by Parmenio
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To: Mobile Vulgus; IMissPresidentReagan; CourtneyLeigh; Just Kimberly; Knuckrider; MBohman; ...
thanks, for the thread/post....

Union thugs strike again.

KY. Ping....This may interest some....McConnell (Pro-Freedom) vs Lunsdford (For the Union).

8 posted on 08/21/2008 7:52:38 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (If you aren't "advancing" your arguments,your losing "the battle of Ideas"...libs,hates the facts 8^)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

And Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid want to do away with secret union ballots and go with a show of hands instead.


9 posted on 08/21/2008 7:52:48 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Unions are corrupt mobsters and this just in: FIRE IS HOT!


10 posted on 08/21/2008 7:52:55 AM PDT by SwedishConservative
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To: Mobile Vulgus
I guess there is another carpenter's adage among the union:

Measure once, beat multiple times.

11 posted on 08/21/2008 7:54:46 AM PDT by edpc (@#&!*$)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“Hey, youse forgot to sign the union card. Youse DOES want to form a union in this shop, doncha?”


12 posted on 08/21/2008 7:56:15 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
It is amazing how the RICO laws have never been used against these unions...
13 posted on 08/21/2008 8:04:50 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: whatexit

“Buster” ping


14 posted on 08/21/2008 8:17:58 AM PDT by beyondashadow
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To: Mobile Vulgus

In the past 6 years 800 corrupt union officials have been convicted by the US DOJ. Over $100 million in illegally spent dues money have been recovered.
Since 1975 union violence has resulted in the deaths of 203 Americans. 5,869 incidents of personal injury, and more than 6,435 incidents of vandalism and tens of millions of dollars in property damage have resulted from union violence.
Hence the need for all to support The Freedom from Union Violence Act which would close the loophole in the Hobbs Act. This Act would apply the Hobbs Act to all Americans and not exempt union officials seeking to advance so-called “legitimate union objectives.”
Source:National Right to Work Cmte.


15 posted on 08/21/2008 8:19:22 AM PDT by donozark (Restraining orders are just another way of saying I love you....)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

My son is a member of that union, on a job in Manhattan and (I believe) attended the meeting. He hasn’t mentioned the incident.

I’ll ask him about it this evening.


16 posted on 08/21/2008 8:31:24 AM PDT by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., how many girls did you drown today?" TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Alberta's Child

“any contractor in New York who picks up illegal aliens at Home Depot to do carpentry work “
I wonder how often that happens in New York. Because I would think that “any contractor in New York who picks up illegal aliens at Home Depot to do carpentry work “ would be risking his own life. The union thugs would not like that at all!


17 posted on 08/21/2008 8:32:49 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: Mobile Vulgus

What did Obama have to promise Teamster thugs to get their support?

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=obama%27s+promise+to+teamsters


18 posted on 08/21/2008 8:54:51 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (Driving a Phase-2 Operation Chaos Hybrid that burns both gas AND rubber!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

They are not thugs - they are Unifiers.


19 posted on 08/21/2008 8:58:09 AM PDT by frithguild (We have found a tumor beneath the penumbra - is there a surgeon in the Court?)
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To: 2banana

RICO laws applied to the Teamsters and Obama’ support of ending federal oversight:

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives2/2008/07/020889.php


20 posted on 08/21/2008 9:08:03 AM PDT by frithguild (We have found a tumor beneath the penumbra - is there a surgeon in the Court?)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I used to work with a girl who told me when she was in college, they had to set up some kind of exibit in NYC. The Union was supposed to do the heavy lifting and unloading of the trucks and equipment, et cetera. The union was late, and they had to get things moving so they started unloading the trucks and were about halfway done when the union workers showed up. They pitched a fit and said if the stuff wasn’t loaded back up, they wouldn’t finish uploading or pack it up. The person in charge said fine, they loaded the stuff back up, and then the union stepped in and re-unloaded the stuff. Unions suck rocks.


21 posted on 08/21/2008 1:45:16 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: skinkinthegrass

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPXejIirFqE


22 posted on 08/21/2008 6:48:45 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Yeah... I remember how my union ‘brothers’ could turn on you so fast it’d make your head spin if you didn’t want to ‘support’ any of their causes... like voting for Clinton/Gore in the ‘92 elections...

just wow.


23 posted on 08/21/2008 6:57:21 PM PDT by J40000
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To: Republican Wildcat
Lunsford Supports EFCA...he's such a *@$t***....
24 posted on 08/21/2008 7:46:31 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (If you aren't "advancing" your arguments,your losing "the battle of Ideas"...libs,hates the facts 8^)
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