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White House Declines Comment On Union Leaderís Anti-Tea Party Rhetoric At Labor Day Rally
ABC NEWS ^ | Sep 5, 2011 6:59pm | Mary Bruce

Posted on 09/05/2011 4:08:50 PM PDT by penelopesire

Despite President Obama’s repeated claims to change the tone in Washington, the White House has no comment this afternoon on incendiary statements made by a union leader who spoke before the president at today’s Labor Day rally. Warming up the crowd before President Obama’s speech in Detroit this afternoon, Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, Jr. warned the largely-union crowd that the Tea Party was waging a “war on workers” and said that, come November, they should “take these sons of bitches out.” “We got to keep an eye on the battle that we face: The war on workers. And you see it everywhere, it is the Tea Party. And you know, there is only one way to beat and win that war. The one thing about working people is we like a good fight. And you know what? They’ve got a war, they got a war with us and there’s only going to be one winner. It’s going to be the workers of Michigan, and America. We’re going to win that war,” Hoffa told thousands of workers gathered for the annual event organized by the Detroit Labor Council. “President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march… Let’s take these sons of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong,” he concluded.

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COWARD!!

CALL YOUR CONGRESSPERSON..DEMAND THAT OBAMA NOT BE GIVEN ACCESS TO GIVE HIS SPEECH IN THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE UNTIL HE DISAVOWS THIS VIOLENT RHETORIC!

Capitol Switchboard: (202)224-3121

1 posted on 09/05/2011 4:08:53 PM PDT by penelopesire
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To: penelopesire

I am gonna call alot more than my CC!


2 posted on 09/05/2011 4:11:32 PM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: penelopesire

Yep, whatever happened to the lessons of Tucson????

Or do the lessons of Tucson only apply to Republicans? Apparently those using incendiary rhetoric in support of liberal causes get an exemption from the lessons of Tucson.


3 posted on 09/05/2011 4:11:32 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: penelopesire

You betcha! Mr. “get in their faces” pos poser will have no comment regarding his ugly calls for violence along with his union thugs calls to violence today. But he’ll scream like a little girl if conservatives say anything like what was said at the union party today.


4 posted on 09/05/2011 4:12:56 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: penelopesire

ABC News?


5 posted on 09/05/2011 4:13:30 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: penelopesire

The media would be at red alert Defcon 1 had something like this been said at a Republican rally and subsequently dismissed with a no comment.


6 posted on 09/05/2011 4:14:30 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: penelopesire

We need to call for Obuggery’s resignation.


7 posted on 09/05/2011 4:14:39 PM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: penelopesire

What would Gabby say?

I’m shocked I tell you, SHOCKED!


8 posted on 09/05/2011 4:14:49 PM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: penelopesire

On the web, ABC and FOX are the only networks even mentioning Hoffa’s remarks. I assume the others are censoring this on their ‘news programs’ too.


9 posted on 09/05/2011 4:15:05 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: DarthVader

Good...I am livid over this blatant war-mongering on the American people by this President and his party. We had the black caucus members out all last week trying to incite mob violence. We have ‘flash mobs’ beating up white people all across the country...and nothing!

THIS IS NOT HOW A PRESIDENT IS SUPPOSE TO ACT!

IMPEACH THE US POTENTATE!


10 posted on 09/05/2011 4:15:48 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire

The MSM doesn’t want to call this “violent rhetoric” I see.


11 posted on 09/05/2011 4:15:59 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: penelopesire
Despite President Obama’s repeated claims to change the tone in Washington, the White House has no comment this afternoon on incendiary statements made by a union leader who spoke before the president at today’s Labor Day rally.

SILENCE IS CONSENT...

12 posted on 09/05/2011 4:15:59 PM PDT by ExSES (the "bottom-line")
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To: penelopesire
Despite President Obama’s repeated claims to change the tone in Washington, the White House has no comment this afternoon on incendiary statements made by a union leader who spoke before the president at today’s Labor Day rally.

SILENCE IS CONSENT...

13 posted on 09/05/2011 4:16:10 PM PDT by ExSES (the "bottom-line")
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To: penelopesire

Hoffa should resign. We don’t need to call for civil war in this climate.

Pray for America


14 posted on 09/05/2011 4:16:20 PM PDT by bray (Palin is hated by the establishment of both Parties. Winner!)
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To: Brandonmark

my first thought as well...we are at the point in time with See BS covering fast & furious as they are and now this, the criminal liberal media is even finding it impossible to cover for the liar and hypocrite in the WH..


15 posted on 09/05/2011 4:16:20 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: penelopesire

I think it was “let’s take out these sons of bitches” not just ‘take them’


16 posted on 09/05/2011 4:16:24 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (see Surviving Civil War II on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: DarthVader

“We need to call for Obuggery’s resignation.”

We could always start a petition at the new WH site called We The People. It’s open to anyone over the age of 13 dontchaknow. /s


17 posted on 09/05/2011 4:16:33 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: penelopesire

The commie union thugs have declared war on America. I bet it was someting in that pizza that Al Qaeda bought them when they were protesting in Madison. You can bet I’ll be letting my representative and Senators know about this.


18 posted on 09/05/2011 4:16:53 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Spreading fear isn't working for the 'RATS anymore so they've resorted to using threats.)
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To: penelopesire

“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” -
— Abraham Lincoln


19 posted on 09/05/2011 4:17:12 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: penelopesire

Surprisingly enough, ABC’s piece is not uncritical. Read their account and you know he’s a hypocritical, lying dork.


20 posted on 09/05/2011 4:17:53 PM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: penelopesire

I will not buy anything that has the “Union Made” label on it.


21 posted on 09/05/2011 4:17:53 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: penelopesire
Where is the GOP leadership and why haven't they been in front of the cameras demanding that Obama renounce this call for violence?
22 posted on 09/05/2011 4:18:31 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: penelopesire

and to think they said we were just astroturf


23 posted on 09/05/2011 4:20:07 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: mrsmith

Jake Tapper was anchoring ABC news tonight.

I wonder if Diane Sawyer will mention it tomorrow night?


24 posted on 09/05/2011 4:20:10 PM PDT by Bratch
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25 posted on 09/05/2011 4:20:21 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: ExSES

I think Obama didn’t know what Hoffa said ,because in was not written on the teleprompter and he probably thought Hoffa was saying nice things about him


26 posted on 09/05/2011 4:20:41 PM PDT by molson209
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To: mrsmith

Of course! The media are nothing but the new politburo to American’s new marxist dictator.


27 posted on 09/05/2011 4:20:48 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire

Mr President:

Given the statements by Mr Hoffa and Vice-President Biden today, I am buying ammunition to prepare for the war I expect is coming.

Either you tell them to back down or I will assume you to be my enemy as well.


28 posted on 09/05/2011 4:21:02 PM PDT by Erik Latranyi
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To: penelopesire

A war was just declared on American citizens. If our government cannot even address the declaration it is completely worthless.


29 posted on 09/05/2011 4:21:22 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Brandonmark
ABC News?

I'm shocked, too.

30 posted on 09/05/2011 4:21:37 PM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: penelopesire

I am SOOOO happy this happened. It will overshadow the DUMBASS POTUS’ speach on Thursday and makes this the topic. Awesome.


31 posted on 09/05/2011 4:22:38 PM PDT by indianrightwinger
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To: penelopesire

It’s so easy to despise this entire gaggle of Obamalunatics!


32 posted on 09/05/2011 4:23:23 PM PDT by IbJensen (Welfare: putting a cake under the sink expecting that it won’t attract cockroaches.)
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To: Rudder

Yep..This Mary chick is getting hammered by the left in the comments section on her original report of this too. Media Matters is out trying their best to spin the whole thing. I don’t think it’s gonna work...the whole internet is on fire right now!

We should thank her for her honest reporting!


33 posted on 09/05/2011 4:23:34 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire; Elendur; it_√ľr√ľr; Bockscar; Mary Kochan; Bed_Zeppelin; YellowRoseofTx; Rashputin; ..

COWARD!!
CALL YOUR CONGRESSPERSON..DEMAND THAT OBAMA NOT BE GIVEN ACCESS TO GIVE HIS SPEECH IN THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE UNTIL HE DISAVOWS THIS VIOLENT RHETORIC!

Capitol Switchboard: (202)224-3121


34 posted on 09/05/2011 4:23:40 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: penelopesire
Boehner should cancel the address to Congress.

Cite the poisonous environment and the White House's unwillingness to condemn it.

Suggest some "cooling off" time for Obambi. That ought to get his head spinning.

35 posted on 09/05/2011 4:24:35 PM PDT by comebacknewt (Sheesh. Go away and stay away Newt.)
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To: narses; Nachum

Thanks narses and Nachum for pinging your lists!


36 posted on 09/05/2011 4:25:01 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire

Well, here we are. Living in a nation led by someone who looks the other way when even a man introducing said leader tells the crowd to ‘take out’ the opposition. And the crowd CHEERS.

“There is not a black America and white America and Latino America and Asian America - there’s the United States of America.” —Barack Hussein Obama, 2004, DNC speech


37 posted on 09/05/2011 4:25:35 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: comebacknewt

Excellent idea!

I don’t know whether to laugh,scream or cry right now. I’ve never seen such an irresponsible act by a sitting US PRESIDENT in all of my days.

This man is seriously dangerous to the very unity of the United States!


38 posted on 09/05/2011 4:30:26 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire

Geesh....POST THE WHITE HOUSE NUMBER and give OBAMA an EARFUL.


39 posted on 09/05/2011 4:30:55 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: mrsmith
Apparently Wolf Blitzed focused on it on his show this evening as well.

At least that was the info I was provided second hand. I make it a point never to watch him myself.

40 posted on 09/05/2011 4:31:14 PM PDT by comebacknewt (Sheesh. Go away and stay away Newt.)
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To: All
It Can't Happen Here
41 posted on 09/05/2011 4:32:03 PM PDT by KevinDavis (What has Ron Paul done in Congress??)
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To: molson209

Oh PLEASE!! of COURSE Obama heard what Hoffa said.....Obama is as big a THUG as Hoffa and the REST of the union thugs!


42 posted on 09/05/2011 4:33:01 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: penelopesire
Let's think about this situation. Hoffa, a son of a thug who deserves contempt from a normal world, is trying to rally his “troops” against the Tea Party. Let me tell you there are many Tea Party people who are union, ex-union, or have relatives and friends who are STUCK in a union because they live in a state that forces employees to join one. There is no sympathy for unions, as to my knowledge, in the Tea Party but for the “leader” of the Teamsters to speak as he did today, declaring war, is foolhardy. He will someday join his Papa in the NJ Meadowlands..not a threat from the Tea Party but from his own kind. He has screwed the pooch.
Not a coincidence that he was warming up the mob for the mobster in chief.
43 posted on 09/05/2011 4:34:05 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: penelopesire

As usual.... Hypocrites and their double standards.

That’s what happens when absolutely everything they utter is always for political gain. They end up not being able to back anything up.

What complete losers!


44 posted on 09/05/2011 4:34:37 PM PDT by Bullish (Recovery won't begin until Obama loses HIS job.)
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To: Truth29

Maybe you are just 29 and don’t realize that someone in the network has to GIVE YOU TIME to go in front of a mic and get airtime!! It;s not like you think.....and the leftist media do NOT want to give our side one minute on these things.


45 posted on 09/05/2011 4:35:14 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: BatGuano

You are right.I have actually been reading the comment sections at news sites with this story and quite a few union members are condemning it.


46 posted on 09/05/2011 4:36:46 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Ann Archy

Here ya go:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact

Comments: 202-456-1111
Switchboard: 202-456-1414


47 posted on 09/05/2011 4:38:55 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire
Thank you!!

EVERYONE should CALL the WHITE HOUSE with your disapproval!!!!!

48 posted on 09/05/2011 4:40:23 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: penelopesire

Failure to comment on it and denounce it is tantamount to Obama saying it himself. We’ve always know it was how he feels.....’...they’ll have to ride in the back of the bus.....they bring a knife, we bring a gun......if the power of persuasion does not work, then we will use the persuasion of power....and on and on it goes.


49 posted on 09/05/2011 4:40:23 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (I ou)
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To: penelopesire
Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, Jr. warned the largely-union crowd that the Tea Party was waging a “war on workers” and said that, come November, they should “take these sons of bitches out.”

Well allrighty, then.

50 posted on 09/05/2011 4:42:05 PM PDT by Noumenon (The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
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