Skip to comments.Union Terror Link?
Posted on 09/29/2010 6:06:06 PM PDT by Kaslin
Labor Raid: The FBI raids the Chicago home of a local union leader looking for terrorist connections as the union's former chief is investigated for corruption. Why are we not surprised?
Thuggery and corruption are not quite synonyms for unionism, but it gets very close when you consider the Service Employees International Union, formerly led by Andy Stern.
From being involved in fraudulent voter registration in Texas to beating up Tea Party activists outside town hall meetings in Missouri, SEIU's reputation is well-established.
Now we can possibly add a linkage to terrorism.
On Friday, the FBI searched eight addresses in Minneapolis and Chicago. Among those addresses was the North Side home of Chicago anti-war activists Joe Iosbaker and his wife, Stephanie Weiner, whose home was searched for 12 hours.
The agents said they were looking for evidence relating to terrorist activity. Warrants suggested agents were looking for links between anti-war activists and terrorist groups in Colombia and the Mideast. An FBI statement said those investigated were suspected of activities "concerning the material support of terrorism."
The national media largely ignored the story, and the Chicago media reported it as the 1968 Democratic National Convention anti-war activists being intimidated and investigated and manhandled by oppressive law enforcement.
Iosbaker and Weiner said the government targeted them because they've been outspoken against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and U.S. funding of conflicts abroad. That's the way local media covered it local activists being hassled by the man.
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I’d love to know the whole story.
What is it with people named Weiner?
LOL! I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the two I know are both loonies!
Me too...but I think the key is the mention of Colombia in the article. My guess is that the Colombian army managed to get whatever information was on Jojoy's laptop after they took him out...there's a huge amount of activity in this area taking place this week.
I would suspect that some heads will roll at the FBI for their brazen disregard of The One’s “friends” in union positions.
SEIU, Its Spelled S-E-I-U. Joseph Iosbaker is Chief Steward for Local 73 of the SEIU
Obama still has pretty firm control of the department of retribution....er justice.
Joe Iosbaker is a clerical worker at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He is chief steward and a member of the executive board of Local 73 SEIU.
Joe Iosbaker is employed as an Office Support Specialist at the University of Illinois at Chicago Office of the College of Medicine since May 1990. As a Trustee of the Illinois State University Retirement System, Mr. Iosbaker will;
I’m so sick of these 60’s radical retreads getting away with it.
Joe Iosbaker & Stephanie Weiner: FBI took 30yrs of personal effects from our home including baby a pic of MLK http://yfrog.com/j8p4zuj
4 days ago from Twitter for iPhone
Shades of Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn...
I’m puzzled that the FBI is even investigating something involving anyone associated with O. Are there rogues or whistleblowers involved? I would think heads would roll from Holder on down for those not following the marching orders. Is something afoot that we don’t know about?
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
“Union Terror Link”
Certainly. That’s one of the things that unionists do to keep their membership in line and non-members mindful...
I am shocked, I tell you.
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