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Get ready: SEIUís Purple Army nationwide protest schedule...
Michelle Malkin ^ | February 20, 2011 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 02/20/2011 12:30:32 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Attention, taxpayers and Tea Party activists. The Purple Army is coming to your town. Don’t let these Big Labor goons monopolize the protest square like they monopolize government workers.

Here’s there current schedule over the next four days nationwide via the SEIU website. All hands on deck:

2/21 – Helena, MT 2/21 – Carson City, NV 2/21 – Raleigh, NC 2/21 – Austin, TX 2/21 – Madison, WI 2/22 – Sacramento, CA 2/22 – Denver, CO 2/22 – Des Moines, IA 2/22 – Annapolis, MD 2/22 – Boston, MA 2/22 – Springfield, MA 2/22 – St. Paul, MN 2/22 – Santa Fe, NM 2/22 – Columbus OH 2/22 – Providence, RI 2/22 – Montpelier, VT 2/22 – Madison, WI 2/23 – Hartford, CT 2/23 – Atlanta, GA 2/23 – Scranton, PA 2/24 – Canton, OH

Here’s a list of events coming up in your state this week. The list will continue to grow, probably by the hour, so keep checking back in. Use the sign-up form to the right and one of our organizers will be in touch with more information about the event.

Events on Monday February 21, 2011 (All times local)

Montana Rally Time: 2 P.M. Location: Montana State Capitol Address: 1301 East 6th Avenue – Helena, Montana

Nevada Rally Time: 12 P.M. Location: Nevada State Capitol Address: 101 North Carson Street – Carson City, NV 89701

North Carolina Rally Time: 12 P.M. Location: Address: 1 East Edenton Street – Raleigh, NC 27601

Texas Candlelight March and Vigil Time: 6:45 P.M. Location: Meet at TX AFL-CIO Address: 1106 Lavaca St. – Austin, TX. 78701

Wisconsin Rally Time: All Day Location: State Capitol Address: 2 East Main Street – Madison, WI. 53702

Events on Tuesday February 22, 2011 (All times local)

California Vigil Time: 5:30 P.M. Location: State Capitol West Steps Address: 1315 10th Street – Sacramento, CA 95814

Colorado Rally Time: 12:00 P.M. Location: Colorado State Capitol Address: 200 East Colfax Avenue (West Steps) – Denver, CO. 80203

Iowa Rally Time: 1:00 PM Location: Iowa State Capitol Address: 1007 East Grand Avenue – Des Moines, IA

Maryland Rally Time: 12:00 PM Location: Lawyers’ Mall, Maryland State House Address: 100 State Circle – Annapolis, MD. 21401

Massachusetts Rally Time: 4:00 PM Location: State House Address: 1 Ashburton Pl – Boston, MA 02108

Massachusetts Rally Time: 4:00 PM Location: City Hall Steps Address: 36 Court Street – Springfield, MA 01103

Minnesota Rally Time: 4:00 PM Location: Minnesota State Capitol Address: 75 Constitution Ave – St. Paul, MN 55101

Ohio Rally Time: 1:00 PM Location: Capitol Building Address: 1395 Dublin Rd – Columbus, OH 43215

New Mexico Rally Time: 12:15 PM Location: East Side of the State House Address: 490 Old Santa Fe Trl # 219 – Santa Fe, NM 87501

Rhode Island Rally Time: 4:30 PM Location: Rhode Island State House Address: 90 Smith St – Providence, RI 02903

Vermont Rally Time: 12:00 PM Location: Vermont State Capitol Building Address: 115 State Street – Montpelier, VT. 05602

Wisconsin Rally Time: All Day Location: State Capitol Address: 2 East Main Street – Madison, WI. 53702

Events on Wednesday February 23, 2011 (All times local)

Connecticut Rally Time: 12:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building, West Steps Address: 210 Capitol Avenue – Hartford, CT. 06106

Georgia Rally Time: 4:00 PM Location: State Capitol Building Address: 206 Washington St – Atlanta, GA, 30334

Pennsylvania Rally Time: 12:00 PM Location: Lackawana Court House Address: 200 Adams Avenue – Scranton, PA 18503

Events on Thursday February 24, 2011 (All times local)

Ohio Protest against Governor Kasich Time: 4:00 PM Location: Canton Civic Center Address: 1101 Market Ave N. – Canton, Oh 44702

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In Wisconsin, SEIU president Mary Kay Henry, Andy Stern’s successor, will drop in for a mob pep talk and Democrat canvassing.

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Over the past week, I’ve been sharing e-mails from public school teachers — compulsory union members — who are disgusted by their Big Labor bosses’ power-preservation attempts.

Another educator in Pennsylvania shared the note the teachers’ union there sent out to members orchestrating “solidarity” events:

Members, Please wear red Tuesday to show solidarity with Wisconsin teachers!

Speak up for workers’ rights

Show your support:

Wear red on Tuesday, Feb. 22

Sign the online petition supporting workers’ rights.

Print “We Are One” stickers to share with your colleagues. (Avery Labels #5164)

Join Wisconsin employees’ solidarity vigil on Facebook.

ACTION NEEDED – The right to bargain is under attack

Dear PSEA Member,

On Tuesday, February 22, make a small but important gesture to help your colleagues across the nation. PLEASE WEAR SOMETHING RED TO WORK. As I write this e-mail, education employees and other public employees in Wisconsin and Ohio are being threatened with losing their right to collectively bargain. Many years of hard fought gains may be wiped out with a single vote in their legislatures.

Wisconsin: Governor Scott Walker is proposing to wipe away decades of collective bargaining for teachers, support staff, and other public workers in Wisconsin. The right to organize, the right to bargain health insurance or prep time, the right to have a voice in the profession – all of those things and more are under attack in Walker’s budget bill. Ohio: Sen. Shannon Jones revealed the language of Senate Bill 5, a bill that will have a significant impact on public employees. SB5 eliminates collective bargaining for state employees, police officers, fire fighters and employees of higher education institutions, and significantly undermines collective bargaining for K-12 employees.

What would happen if you didn’t have a union to bargain your salary and benefits?

* What would your salary be? * How much would you be paying for health insurance? * Would you have a pension?

PSEA members are beginning to ask how they can show their support for their colleagues in Wisconsin and Ohio and to demonstrate their support for unions having the right to collectively bargain.

Here are two things you can do to show your support for the right to collectively bargain:

1. Show your support by wearing red on Tuesday Feb. 22. Take pictures at your work site and send them to PSEA Communications or share them on PSEA’s Facebook page. Call your colleagues to make sure they know about wearing red on Tuesday. Our theme is, “We Are One.”

2. Sign the online petition: http://www.educationvotes.nea.org/nationalpetition

In Solidarity, Jim Testerman PSEA President


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1 posted on 02/20/2011 12:30:34 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
PLEASE WEAR SOMETHING RED TO WORK

True to their communist roots to the last.

2 posted on 02/20/2011 12:40:54 AM PST by Pontiac
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hooboy, looks like TPP (The Purple Party)wants to Unionize all of America.

OK I will fall in line, in my state of Alaska the highway flaggers get $45 an hour on Davis-Bacon wages, yet when I a non-union concrete mixer driver delivers concrete to the state jobs I don’t get any increase in wages.

Actually being a non-union worker I have NO benefits, no healthcare plan, nada, zilch and bumpkis.

So where is my Union job?

I am being forced to pay all those high costs of health insurance for my kids to the point the state of Alaska is garnishing my wages, but Parnell said he wasn’t allowing Obamacare, well guess what, its already here and we are already being forced to pay it.

Oh this is just too tempting to pass up! Here we have a ripe opportunity to join a union no matter where in America!

Where do I sign my soul away, does my blood have to be purple too?

(yes its wet dripping stinking slimy foul sarcasm, wait until it sits in the sun a few days)


3 posted on 02/20/2011 12:41:32 AM PST by Eye of Unk ("These people are either at your neck or at your knees" A quote by Winston Churchill)
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To: Pontiac

Why not? It worked out so well in the 20th Century! Oh, wait...


4 posted on 02/20/2011 12:42:20 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (We need more Democrats in the Senate --Like Custer needed more arrows.)
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To: Pontiac

Right to Work = Freedom

Forced to pay Union dues = slavery

The new Civil War, it’s coming!!


5 posted on 02/20/2011 12:48:30 AM PST by TruthConquers ( Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In my limited experience... SEIU doesn't have much else to do except march in protests.

If there is some significant legislation pending, like Wisconsin, then yes. I would expect a counter from the Tea Party. But other than that, you could drain your life and resources chasing the purple drones.

6 posted on 02/20/2011 12:59:24 AM PST by GVnana
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To: Pontiac; shibumi; 50mm
Yes, The Purple Army should all "wear" something red.

[and if that doesn't give counter-protesters a spectacularly effective way to mock them, I don't know what will]

7 posted on 02/20/2011 1:05:18 AM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: GVnana

But my suggestion in post 7 would be hilariously infuriating if a whole bunch showed up dressed like that.


8 posted on 02/20/2011 1:07:16 AM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Salamander

LOL! It would be FUN!


9 posted on 02/20/2011 1:14:58 AM PST by GVnana
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To: TruthConquers

>> The new Civil War, it’s coming!!

Nope. The Left will subdivide and back down.


10 posted on 02/20/2011 1:22:57 AM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: GVnana
I would pay money to see about 200 of them counter-protesting and probably pee myself, laughing....LOL

[say...wasn't Tinky-Winky the “gay” one? then confronting them would be "homophobic"...Catch-22]

Bwahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaa!

[Gads, I'm evil]

11 posted on 02/20/2011 1:57:10 AM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
SEIU’s Purple Army...

Smurfnazis.
12 posted on 02/20/2011 2:11:30 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: GVnana
The HORROR!


13 posted on 02/20/2011 2:26:03 AM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: SpaceBar

The Grape Brigade.


14 posted on 02/20/2011 2:26:46 AM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Salamander

Excellent


15 posted on 02/20/2011 2:45:03 AM PST by Pontiac
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To: Pontiac

It’s retina singeing, IMO.....LOL

[but thanks]


16 posted on 02/20/2011 2:48:39 AM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

17 posted on 02/20/2011 2:59:42 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Our country's founders cherished liberty, not democracy." -- Ron Paul)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Glad to see the Morons elected a President who is so intent on Uniting the Country,the Moderate ,sensitive ,diversity worshipping,civility Preaching MARXIST. Now his Civilian security force will be Taking to the Streets. So America How do you feel now More Secure? Your Safety enhanced?
I guess you need to ask first if you are a Member of SEIU,or the NEA,or UAW,If not I am Afraid YOU DONT COUNT!


18 posted on 02/20/2011 5:00:42 AM PST by ballplayer
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Note there are no SEIU goons heading down south.

Maybe they would like to be the live cast for “Mississippi Burning II” ?

We’re waiting for ya.


19 posted on 02/20/2011 7:06:32 AM PST by libertyhoundusnr
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

20 posted on 02/20/2011 7:10:45 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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