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Video Proof that NY Sanitation Workers Sabatoged Storm Cleanup
ChicoER Gate ^ | 1/5/10 | Chuck wolk

Posted on 01/05/2011 9:06:22 AM PST by Freepmanchew

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Last week NY city sanitation union employees were told by their supervisors to keep away from some of the major arteries of traffic in order to cause havoc during the snow storm because they wanted to make a statement about their disagreement over budget cuts. So along with other tragedies, Sanitation Union workers are directly responsible for the death of a 22 year old college students new born baby.

Well, now we have video evidence that proves the workers laid down on the job. Some slept like the sanitation worker in the photo to the left. Others were spotted in cafes and bars during their entire shift like the worker who was photographed by a citizen with their cell phone while he was in the cafe as his plow sat idle all day.

Here's the link. The video also has some good photos and salary information on some of the sanitation workers of NY
=== Video Proof that NY Sanitation Workers Sabatoged Storm Cleanup ===


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: blizzard; bloggersandpersonal; bloomberg; bustunions; corruption; democrats; nyc; sanitation; snow; thugs; union; unioncorruption
Time to take these unions down, but I know the people of NY will forget all about this when the elections come around and return 90% of the politicians back into office as NY continues to resemble a third world city more and more every day.
1 posted on 01/05/2011 9:06:29 AM PST by Freepmanchew
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To: Freepmanchew
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2 posted on 01/05/2011 9:09:03 AM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Freepmanchew

I grew up in NY and never doubted that the Sanitation Workers Sabotaged the Storm Cleanup.

This was reason #6 on why I fled NY 2 decades ago.


3 posted on 01/05/2011 9:20:01 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Freepmanchew

I am a native NY’er from Long Island and still live here. We’ve had worse blizzards. We saw more snow in a shorter duration just last year. The cleanup after that was about what we expect. All main roads were plowed within 12 hours of the end of the storm. Most side streets were plowed at least once within a day. When I saw the blizzard response this time there was never a doubt in my mind the slowness was intentional.


4 posted on 01/05/2011 9:24:08 AM PST by Personal Responsibility (The more the plans fail the more the planners plan - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Freepmanchew

despicable. even if their supervisors said stand down, you’d think they would have the human decency to help their fellow NY’rs.


5 posted on 01/05/2011 9:30:49 AM PST by sappy (criminalibs)
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To: Freepmanchew

This is in no way meant as a defense of the union slugs not working in NYC. Having begun that way, are there no plows privately operated in NY? When I plow to my local accounts, I often have to plow the road getting to them because otherwise I wouldn’t get to those customers. It amazes me that nobody pulling out of their house with the plow on their (Chevy/Ford/GMC/Dodge?) truck could take the time to plow out their own street on the way to/from work.


6 posted on 01/05/2011 9:32:49 AM PST by MSF BU (YR'S Please Support our troops: JOIN THEM!)
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To: sappy; Personal Responsibility; Le Chien Rouge; MSF BU
All the while Doherty, the NY Sanitation head has his street cleaned in record time.

By the way, MSF BU, I did see photos of private companies plowing driveways and all. My brother does such thing in Minn for private businesses when ever it snows. He has on going contracts that he just attaches a plow to his truck for. Good money when everyone else is stuck.

However, he told me that if he gets caught plowing public roads he could be fined and lose his truck. Union rules has the government by the balls. They need to use them or no one on public roads.
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7 posted on 01/05/2011 9:44:15 AM PST by Freepmanchew ( <:)))>< Proverbs 30:7-9)
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To: Freepmanchew

My first hourly wage job was as a seasonal parkman for the NYC Parks Department while I was in high school.

I was assigned to the grass cutting crew. Our daily routine went something like this:

08:00 - 08:10 Sign in for 8:00 (paper blotter)
08:05 - 09:00 Morning Coffee Break
09:00 - 09:50 Load equipment on trucks
09:05 - 10:00 Drive around aimlessly
10:00 - 10:45 Coffee break at local diner
10:45 - 11:00 Drive to worksite
11:00 - 11:30 Cut some grass
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch break back at garage after driving around aimlessly
13:30 - 14:30 Drive around aimlessly
14:30 - 15:00 Cut some grass
15:00 - 15:45 Stand around drinking beer and regaling summer help with tales of sexual exploits
15:45 - 16:30 Drive around aimlessly
16:30 - 16:35 Arrive at garage and unload equipment
16:35 - 17:00 Kill time
17:00 - 17:00 Sign out

Let. Me. Be. Clear: I am not exaggerating. Now, since like every other red-blooded American boy, I had made money cutting my neighbors’ grass using my father’s lawnmower and my father’s gas, for about $0.50 an hour, the opportunity to make a buck-sixty an hour using the City’s equipment and gas seemed like a great opportunity. On my first afternoon on the job, (at 16 when the legal drinking age in New York was 18) I declined the offer to stand around and drink beer. One of my co-workers then proceeded to kick the muffler off my lawnmower and told me it was “defective equipment” and I could no longer use it. I then was treated to free beer and tales his macho sexual exploits.


8 posted on 01/05/2011 9:46:05 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Socialists are to economics what circle squarers are to math; undaunted by reason or derision.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Wow, just amazing. I have heard similar things from many many union workers. Is it any wonder all our government agencies are so inefficient?


9 posted on 01/05/2011 9:57:18 AM PST by Freepmanchew ( <:)))>< Proverbs 30:7-9)
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To: Freepmanchew

In Massachusetts, the bulk of plowing is done by private contractors. The legislature makes a fuss about paying them (especially if there’s a Republican governor) and they are lucky to get paid by July. Under Romney (especially) and other Republican governors, they do a pretty good job. Dukakis was a disaster. We had a bigger storm in 2003 than the Blizzard of ‘78 and no one hardly noticed, because Romney plowed the friggin’ roads. The State was litterally shut down for a week in ‘78. Litterally.

The first blizzard under Coupe De Val, the roads were packed with washerboard ice. Seems Coupe had appointed a Greenie highway commissioner who thought the world would be better off if everyone just took a few snow days every year. Since he wanted to survive politically, D’eval disabused her of that notion.

(Coupe De Val because Coupe traded in the Governor’s Lincoln Police Interceptor for an Escalade, claiming Lincoln no longer made the Police Interceptor, a claim which Ford’s Lincoln division marketing department vigorously denied. He later backed off that story.)


10 posted on 01/05/2011 9:58:46 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Socialists are to economics what circle squarers are to math; undaunted by reason or derision.)
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To: Freepmanchew

BTW, in the private sector to get a one hour grass cutting gig, I had to spend about an hour knocking on doors, meaning grass cutting paid about $0.25/HR in the private sector and you had to bring your own equipment and supplies. Snow shoveling (by hand) paid better, mostly because you had more motivated clients, but the work was harder.


11 posted on 01/05/2011 10:04:45 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Socialists are to economics what circle squarers are to math; undaunted by reason or derision.)
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To: Freepmanchew

Freeper legal eagles - could the union be liable for contributing to the death(s)?


12 posted on 01/05/2011 10:04:50 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: Freepmanchew

This was in 1967. When the City went bankrupt in 1975, my first thought was, “Why’d it take so long?” Cured me of socialism for life.


13 posted on 01/05/2011 10:15:04 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Socialists are to economics what circle squarers are to math; undaunted by reason or derision.)
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To: taxcontrol
could the union be liable for contributing to the death(s)?

They would be if the life was someone close to me. I would personally hunt down everyone of the murdering slime balls and see how well they swim with cement shoes.
14 posted on 01/05/2011 10:20:27 AM PST by Freepmanchew ( <:)))>< Proverbs 30:7-9)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

As someone who grew up in Hudson County, NJ I can believe it. Unfortunately the internet, combined with cell phone cameras, is changing the way these slugs do their thing.

Too easy to end up on YouTube...


15 posted on 01/06/2011 3:06:28 AM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: sappy

The fellow NYers are just the host for these parasites; class envy has been drilled into these sh!ts for a long time. It has nothing to do with performing a task or earning an honest wage, but more to do with grabbing a piece of the billions of dollars that change hands in the city all the time.

I know a firefighter who described having furloughed firemen show up to fires simply because their co-workers were at risk if they didn’t (short-staffed); they weren’t paid (forced to take off 1 or 2 days a month) but that had nothing to do with it. You’ll not see anything like that in NYC.


16 posted on 01/06/2011 3:11:21 AM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: MSF BU

“It amazes me that nobody pulling out of their house with the plow on their (Chevy/Ford/GMC/Dodge?) truck could take the time to plow out their own street on the way to/from work.”

Do that more than once and the union thugs will flatten your tires; then you’ll lose your other accounts as well. That truly is the mindset here: We’ve attached ourselves to you as the host, and ANYTHING that might cost us that livelihood will be attacked most aggressively (be it automation, competition, whatever).


17 posted on 01/06/2011 3:13:49 AM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: Freepmanchew

Lose his truck? What an interesting system. Snow is blowing in here and I’ll probably plow the entire road in the subdivision just to get back and forth.


18 posted on 01/07/2011 9:04:51 AM PST by MSF BU (YR'S Please Support our troops: JOIN THEM!)
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To: MSF BU

Now you know how Unions are destroying the country. When they get laws past that says all work must be done by them, anyone else doing it are breaking the law, not just violating union rules, but actually breaking local government laws.

The max fine for such an infraction is jail, fine, and a loss of the weapon used to violate the law with. In this case the truck used to plow the snow the union has an agreement with the locality to plow.


19 posted on 01/07/2011 10:06:14 AM PST by Freepmanchew ( <:)))>< Proverbs 30:7-9)
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To: Freepmanchew; Libloather; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; ...
I saw this story on FNC Cavuto’s ‘Your World’. I also noticed Democrats used the same storm as an argument why we can't cut local budgets, that the services are too important to voters. More snow on the way today.

Libloather, I see your thread on this subject just got pulled but it didnt give a reason, I was in the middle of a comment there.
Slow New York Snow Removal Probed by U.S. Prosecutors (for fraud - next storm on the way), (Libloather, pulled thread)

20 posted on 01/11/2011 5:27:14 AM PST by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: sickoflibs
Libloather, I see your thread on this subject just got pulled but it didnt give a reason, I was in the middle of a comment there.

It's back up - links only.

21 posted on 01/11/2011 6:19:46 AM PST by Libloather (Teapublican, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state, extremist....)
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To: sickoflibs

Here’s the new link
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2654909/posts


22 posted on 01/11/2011 7:50:41 AM PST by Avoiding_Sulla (How humanitarian are "leaders" who back Malthusian, Utilitarian & Green nutcases?)
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