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Verizon reports sabotage as workers continue strike
Boston.com ^ | August 9, 2011 | Taryn Luna

Posted on 08/09/2011 7:43:21 PM PDT by CharlyFord

Verizon Communications Inc. reported a dozen cases of sabotaged cable lines and warned of delays in repairs and customer service on the second day of a strike involving about 45,000 employees.

The telecommunications company said there have been 12 acts of sabotage to telephone lines and to Internet and television services in Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York since the strike began.

Fiber-optic lines were intentionally cut in Tewksbury and several other municipalities on the East Coast, the company said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: dv; feminism; goonsquad; manhating; organizedcrime; rentathugs; strike; telecom; union; uniongoons; unionthugs; verizon; women
It's just the union 'negotiating'!
1 posted on 08/09/2011 7:43:22 PM PDT by CharlyFord
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To: CharlyFord

Don’t cell phone companies share cables? If so, all companies will be experiencing problems. These thugs are no different than muslims setting IEDs.


2 posted on 08/09/2011 7:45:07 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: CharlyFord

Good ole’ union tactics, page one !! >PS


3 posted on 08/09/2011 7:48:03 PM PDT by PiperShade
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To: CharlyFord

Organized labor, the polite term for organized crime.


4 posted on 08/09/2011 7:50:14 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The liberal press applauded when the NY Times hacked Newt Gingrich's phone calls.)
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To: CharlyFord

I got some weird e-mails today from Verizon that looked like they were designed to get me to quit Verizon (I’m a Verizon customer).

Looks like the union got Verizon’s customer e-mail address lists.


5 posted on 08/09/2011 7:53:45 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: a fool in paradise

It’s not extortion and racketeering if you’re a Union.


6 posted on 08/09/2011 7:58:05 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: CharlyFord

Fire them all. Plenty of Americans are looking for work and would eagerly jump at the chance.


7 posted on 08/09/2011 8:03:21 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: CharlyFord

I wonder if that had anything to do with a relative on Verizon being unable to call another on AT&T. They could call other Verizon and landline phones, but not AT&T cell phones.


8 posted on 08/09/2011 8:09:57 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Terry Mross

Agreed.


9 posted on 08/09/2011 8:16:59 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: CharlyFord
Union's tell their members when to strike....

Charge the Union for the repairs or fire the lot of them, like was pointed out there are plenty of folks looking for jobs.

10 posted on 08/09/2011 8:34:16 PM PDT by SERE_DOC (My Rice Krispies told me to stay home & clean my weapons!)
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To: CharlyFord

London rioters....union thugs....all the same.


11 posted on 08/09/2011 8:40:28 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: CharlyFord

“They bring a knife to the fight - we bring a pair of wire-cutters” ;-)


12 posted on 08/09/2011 9:01:53 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: CharlyFord
Verizon Communications Inc. reported a dozen cases of sabotaged cable lines and warned of delays in repairs and customer service on the second day of a strike involving about 45,000 employees.

The sabotage began at least 6 days ago.

Coincidence?

Fire them all; if they are not criminals, they are protecting the criminals. This sort of activity can't happen withour many other workers being aware. None saw fit to drop a dime on serious criminality.

13 posted on 08/09/2011 9:02:48 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: CharlyFord
Verizon Communications Inc. reported a dozen cases of sabotaged cable lines and warned of delays in repairs and customer service on the second day of a strike involving about 45,000 employees.

The sabotage began at least 6 days ago.

Coincidence?

Fire them all; if they are not criminals, they are protecting the criminals. This sort of activity can't happen withour many other workers being aware. None saw fit to drop a dime on serious criminality.

14 posted on 08/09/2011 9:02:53 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: CharlyFord
Verizon Communications Inc. reported a dozen cases of sabotaged cable lines and warned of delays in repairs and customer service on the second day of a strike involving about 45,000 employees.

The sabotage began at least 6 days ago.

Coincidence?

Fire them all; if they are not criminals, they are protecting the criminals. This sort of activity can't happen withour many other workers being aware. None saw fit to drop a dime on serious criminality.

15 posted on 08/09/2011 9:03:12 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: CharlyFord
sabotage to... ...in Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York since the strike began.

Does this list of states summarize the traditional states that breed criminal membership in Unions, both private and public?

Bribes, protection payments, intimidation, fraud, kickbacks, mayhem, murder and outright theft.

Am I imagining it?

16 posted on 08/09/2011 9:08:09 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: DTogo
It’s not extortion and racketeering if you’re a Union.

Yes it is.
I thought that's why RICO legislation was passed.

Where is the Attorney General?
Perhaps his office should be RICO-investigated first.
Who is authorized to initiate THAT criminal investigation?

17 posted on 08/09/2011 9:12:25 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: Publius6961

Unions are exempted from RICO. Why do you think they are so popular with the mob?


18 posted on 08/09/2011 10:04:18 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Publius6961

“My Peeps” Holder and “La Raza” Perez, the DOJ’s Affirmative Action duo of Muslim excusing, Black Panther forgiving, Marxist terrorist pardoning, Alabama and Arizona-suing, Fast & Furious planning, TSA coddling, ICE neutering but studying disparate punishment of minority teens in high school thug Obama enforcers?

The DOJ has become the SA in Germany or the KGB in Russia, but here in the US. Nearly all DOJ hires are former and current “Civil Rights” attorneys, crying about glass ceilings and the gall of an employer enacting E-Verify or God forbid, running a license of a felon to see if he has warrants.

Holder and Perez hate the US, and hate Anglos with all of their might...15 more months, Eric the Red, and soon President Palin’s AG may come looking for you...


19 posted on 08/09/2011 10:11:33 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: CharlyFord

Listen All Y'all, It's a Sabotage...Listen All Y'all, It's a Sabotage...Listen All Y'all, It's a Sabotage

20 posted on 08/09/2011 10:14:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: CharlyFord

Interesting but not surprising from the company that started with its noisy advocacy and funding for feminist political pushes against families and other politically correct pursuits.


21 posted on 08/09/2011 11:05:56 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a noisy avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop

Homosexuals have more money for toys since they don’t support a family.


22 posted on 08/09/2011 11:09:51 PM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: CharlyFord

Cutting the Net should be handled by the NSA.

Quietly find those responsible and handle it.

It’s our only voice.


23 posted on 08/10/2011 1:04:16 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Life as Nancy Pelosi knows & wants it, must end, Life As Nancy Knows it is to raise Debt 10% annualy)
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To: CharlyFord

(shrug)
Typical union thugs.


24 posted on 08/10/2011 1:21:46 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: CharlyFord

Many conservatives have a disconnect in philosophy when it comes to unions and CEO managers in public corporations.

Unions are intended to provide an employment contract that spells out benefits and employment security for average employees and one aspect is to prevent them from being fired at will. If you agree with that concept then you might also also agree with the concept that CEOs who run the entire show and determine corporate direction, should also be exempt from being fired at will by shareholders. However it doesn’t work that way.

The same CEOs who will fight unionization demand a labor contract of their own that totally protects them from the wrath of shareholders. They get everything in a negotiated contract from high wages to gold plated benefits and none of it is determined by owners, but instead by crony CEO peers on the BOD. This has always been a pet peeve of mine.

IMHO CEOs (of public corporations) should get no employment contract and receive no benefits. The common shareholders alone (not BOD) annually should determine their compensation through a proxy vote. The perks and benefits should be paid for by the CEO not by shareholders.

CEOs don’t like to be treated as the average Joe’s who face such risk. They want it all negotiated and determined by others in their own elite club, and that is why they’ve come to receive such high compensation relative to others.


25 posted on 08/10/2011 6:17:26 AM PDT by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: apoliticalone
So, it's union thugs vs CEO & BOD thugs and the owners (stock holders) loose.

My pet peeve about the arrangement is that a high percentage of the stock is held by entities like mutual (retirement) funds. The mutual find managers are in bed with the CEOs, BODs, Union leaders, and politicians. They are members of the ruling class.

And now, the stock and retirements are going up in smoke but, the members of the ruling class (include bankers now) are looking out for each other.

There's room for improvement in this system. Maybe the politicians (include lawyers now) will come up with something (/sarc)

26 posted on 08/10/2011 6:34:27 AM PDT by CharlyFord (t)
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