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Union Boss Takeover of American Government Continues: AFL-CIO Official ... NY Fed
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| Will Collins
Posted on 08/25/2009 10:59:11 AM PDT by markomalley
Fresh on the heels of rumors that former union hatchet man Ron Bloom may become "czar" of US manufacturing policy, the AFL-CIO is crowing about the appointment of one of their own to run the most powerful regional Federal Reserve bank. Former electricians union boss Denis Hughes, top dog in a state where a forced unionism stanglehold has crushed the economy and employee freedom, has just been named chairman of New York's powerful financial oversight board:
Denis Hughes, president of the New York State AFL-CIO, was named chairman of the powerful Federal Reserve Bank of New York today.
Hughes, a 40-year member of the Electrical Workers (IBEW), has led the New York State federation since 1999.
The New York bank is the operating arm of the Federal Reserve System in New York, northern New Jersey, Fairfield County in Connecticut, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It is the largest of the 12 Federal Reserve district banks in terms of assets and volume of activity.
Given the Administration's history of union-stooge appointments and administrative giveaways, we're not exactly surprised by this latest development. But it is indeed disturbing to witness a slow-motion takeover of government and other powerful institutions by forced unionism proponents under the guise of "hope" and "change."
TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: aflcio; biglabor; denishughes; federalreserve; nyfed; obamaregime; unions; unionthuggery
Fodder for Beck tonight?
This appointment will become an embarassment and will go very bad for Obama.
What could he be thinking of?
Fred Kinnan brings them all down to earth. If the Unification Board isnt owned by organized labor, the whole deal is off. Boyle says that Kinnan is trying to get a stranglehold on every industry in the country; Kinnan smiles and agrees. If Wesley Mouch agrees to let Mouch and Kinnan control the board, Kinnan can get the union membership to swallow the rest. Jim thinks the country wont stand for it. Kinnan laughs and says that if there arent rules any longer, then its about who robs whom. Kinnan controls the votes of his membership. He knows hes delivering his people into slavery and they know it too, but they also know Fred Kinnan will throw them a crumb once in a while. If theyre going to be under a whip, they would prefer that Kinnan wield it. He knows hes a racketeer and his people know it, but they know he can deliver the goods. Mouch gives in.
From FReeper Book Club: Atlas Shrugged, Miracle Metal.
posted on 08/25/2009 11:06:09 AM PDT
(Conservatives aren't always right. We're just right most of the time.)
This makes no sense!!!What are his Qualifications?
posted on 08/25/2009 11:08:14 AM PDT
by CPT Clay
(Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
To: CPT Clay
The Union takeover of America!.....compliments of Obama!
To: texmexis best
His thinking should be obvious “Nobody can stop me, I am President”. As far as I’m concerned 2010 should happen now. Put the brakes on this guy.
posted on 08/25/2009 11:11:16 AM PDT
how was he selected?.....and can other state boards mitigate the damgage this idiot could cause...
posted on 08/25/2009 12:37:17 PM PDT
To: CPT Clay
This isn't incompetence, this is corruption.
posted on 08/25/2009 1:04:08 PM PDT
(One Big Ass Mistake America)
What exactly are this guy’s qualifications for the job? Oh, that’s right, he has the most important one: his lips are locked to Bambi’s backside.
posted on 08/25/2009 3:53:15 PM PDT
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