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Union Organizer Stephen Lerner Defends His Plan To Crash The Stock Market
Business Insider ^ | 3/25/11 | Dylan Ratigan

Posted on 03/25/2011 4:49:30 PM PDT by Nachum

Last night, I interviewed the man at the center of a new swirling controversy.

Stephen Lerner, a veteran union organizer, wants collective bargaining for homeowners that owe money to the big banks.

And this week, he was caught on tape talking about a "mortgage strike" against the big banks. He suggested that a large number of homeowners stop paying their mortgage until the banks agree to negotiate and modify loans.

Glenn Beck pounced on the recording. And so did Congress. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican Congressman from Utah, sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder saying that Lerner's threats "clearly constitute domestic terrorism", and asked for an investigation.

I interviewed Lerner, to get his side of the story -- his first interview since being attacked by Beck. Lerner talked about the mortgage strike idea, the big banks, the Tea Party and Glenn Beck's attack, and being accused of terrorism.

"Glenn Beck and this group of people are basically shilling for Wall Street"

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beck; chaffetz; glennbeck; jasonchaffetz; lerner; organizer; seiu; stephen; stephenlerner; thugs; union
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Fantastic. Let's see the Obamanauts spin this one.
1 posted on 03/25/2011 4:49:38 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Defenseless...period.


2 posted on 03/25/2011 4:51:05 PM PDT by moovova (Obama...a president who can’t decide if today is Tuesday or Wednesday...)
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To: Nachum

Go for it Lerner!


3 posted on 03/25/2011 4:52:10 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Nachum

It’s hard to believe how many maggot-infested commies there are living in our country who have only one goal, the destruction of America. We should be weeding these bastards out and putting them in jail before they can do any more damage.


4 posted on 03/25/2011 4:53:57 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The problem with America is that not many Americans live here anymore.)
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To: Nachum
He suggested that a large number of homeowners stop paying their mortgage until the banks agree to negotiate and modify loans.

Why are these people allowed to walk the streets in a free society?

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5 posted on 03/25/2011 4:55:15 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Hmmm. Start in Wall Street and work our way down?


6 posted on 03/25/2011 4:55:38 PM PDT by bigheadfred (Beat me, Bite me...Make Me Write Bad Checks)
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To: Nachum

given current trading volumes it seems a little too late.

Perhaps he could just take credit for the fall of rome.


7 posted on 03/25/2011 4:57:18 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: EGPWS

“Why are these people allowed to walk the streets in a free society?”

We are going to NEED a bigger Gallows.


8 posted on 03/25/2011 4:57:42 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: longtermmemmory; Nachum

For the most part the Leftwingtards in the current regime (as well as their running dog lackeys) have absolutely no sense of scale.


9 posted on 03/25/2011 4:59:09 PM PDT by muawiyah (Make America Safe For Amercans)
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To: Nachum

“Wall Street” - the big bugaboo to these characters. How they HATE the rich, you know, the ones who pay the most of the taxes they intend to confiscate when their dreams of their Utopia come to pass.


10 posted on 03/25/2011 4:59:54 PM PDT by Twinkie (WHERE ARE OBAMA'S RECORDS? ALL of them.)
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To: Nachum

This man is going to disappear.


11 posted on 03/25/2011 5:00:05 PM PDT by crz
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To: Nachum

It ain’t Lerner by himself...and its the 15 trillion in private retirements they’re shootin’ for.


12 posted on 03/25/2011 5:01:09 PM PDT by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks Nachum. So, when's he start a new job in the Obama administration?
wants collective bargaining for homeowners that owe money to the big banks

13 posted on 03/25/2011 5:01:40 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: bigheadfred

I’d prefer to start with commie maggots like Lerner, but okay.


14 posted on 03/25/2011 5:02:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The problem with America is that not many Americans live here anymore.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Would it be SO WRONG to have just a little vendetta and round up these filthy un-Americans? Most of the Dems in Congross, Chrissy Matthews, Olberdork, MadCow and a couple hundred other leftist pigs?

Some sort of executive order or something? Round ‘em up and put them in a Zoo.


15 posted on 03/25/2011 5:03:33 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: Nachum

Stephen Lerner is SEIU need I say more.


16 posted on 03/25/2011 5:03:44 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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...wants collective bargaining for homeowners that owe money to the big banks.

You owe the big bad bank money? Then pay your bill.

17 posted on 03/25/2011 5:04:49 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Looks like he already has.


18 posted on 03/25/2011 5:05:05 PM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: Nachum

How about this Mr. Lerner, you walk out on your mortgages first and we’ll watch. OK?


19 posted on 03/25/2011 5:06:20 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Nachum

an article by Dylan Ratigan? Business insider? oh please...not to mention the subject...lol!


20 posted on 03/25/2011 5:06:33 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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