Skip to comments.State Worker Says She Was Assaulted During Protest (Union Thugz?)
Posted on 03/10/2011 5:15:48 PM PST by FunkyZero
INDIANAPOLIS -- A state worker told police she was assaulted by three men during Thursday's union rally that brought thousands of people to the steps of the Statehouse.
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Unions are over reaching and going to lose what good will they might have had.
Gee how shocking, 3 thugs attack a woman.
Who won I wonder?
Sounds like the 3 thugs walked away....so I would say they did. If she was packing, could have been a different story. Just saying.
Well what do you know, turns out these protests are like Egypt afterall...
Those people are out to MUGG the taxpayers....
I can’t cite the case but most Americans have no idea how rough the labor movement can get when it wants to — with approval of the judicial system.
Back in the 50s (as best I recall), a union in the Gulf Coast area was attempting to “organize” several industries down there and faced stiff resistance from many of their prospective new members (who were OK with their current non-union status).
Early one morning, the thugs drove a bulldozer through the home of one of the leaders of the resistance. He and his family were sleeping inside but, as best I recall, escaped unhurt. He and the local cops gathered substantial evidence that the union people were responsible and charges were filed. The union thugs were convicted at trial. They appealed.
On appeal, the appellate court reversed the convictions, stating that (and I paraphrase here), VIOLENCE IN PURSUIT OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING GOALS IS NOT CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR.
Something to think about as we watch outfits like SEIU, AFL-CIO, etc. gain influence with Obozo, et al.
And I have a personal story concerning the insanity of many unions.
In the late 60s I was District Sales Manager for a national equipment firm. We were involved in a large job for a major firm in Freeport, Texas. If you live down that way, you can probably guess which one it is. They were adding a large new building to double their capacity. The job was delayed for a most peculiar reason. It seems the very powerful local electrical union demanded that THEIR people be allowed to erect the steel structure. Their reasoning? The building steel supports the conduits and lights. Using that insane logic, they COULD have demanded to pour the footers but didnt. After lengthy meetings between the owner and the union, the union backed off but only after causing a significant delay in the project (which cost the owner several million in lost business) and getting some serious monetary concessions from the owner.
Its absolutely insane to permit PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS. Even that icon of progressive politics, FDR, declared them to be a dangerous error. Their overpaid progressive bosses use their often involuntarily extracted member dues to essentially BUY the politicians and office holders who then determine their pay and benefits. It rather reminds me of the new DADT inspired US military maneuver where troops all march in a circle — so no one is left out.