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Hoffa: “No Regrets” Over Speech Calling For Violence Against Conservatives, This Is a “War”…
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Posted on 09/05/2011 6:51:38 PM PDT by Nachum

Thug.

(TPM) — Teamsters union president James Hoffa would say it all again if he could, he told TPM Monday.

Hoffa riled up Fox News and the right wing Monday with a Labor Day speech in Detroit in which he called Republican members of Congress “sons of bitches” and said union workers are ready to “go to war” with the tea party next year and “take out” Republicans at the ballot box.

Hoffa said he’d say the exact same words all over again.

“I would because I believe it,” he said. “They’ve declared war on us. We didn’t declare war on them, they declared war on us. We’re fighting back. The question is, who started the war?”

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The disloyal opposition
1 posted on 09/05/2011 6:51:43 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Music to obamma’s ears!


2 posted on 09/05/2011 6:53:10 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Nachum

Oh my, Tea Partiers want Hoffa to get a job.


3 posted on 09/05/2011 6:53:32 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: Nachum

Ok I just order 8 yards of concrete


4 posted on 09/05/2011 6:54:02 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: Nachum
We didn’t declare war on them, they declared war on us.

They're already twisting it around. We started it? The bad words came from our mouths? We're the violent ones?

The media will back this guy up on his claims.

5 posted on 09/05/2011 6:55:27 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: al baby

but how thick and wide?


6 posted on 09/05/2011 6:55:49 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: Nachum

What a Sack o Crap this guy is,he is like a Flea!


7 posted on 09/05/2011 6:55:53 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: al baby

I’m sure new stadiums are planned all across the Country.


8 posted on 09/05/2011 6:56:59 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Nachum
Hoffa: “No Regrets” Over Speech Calling For Violence Against Conservatives, This Is a “War”…

I Fear it soon will be.....

9 posted on 09/05/2011 6:57:08 PM PDT by KC_Lion (If Sarah can't be elected in 2012, then Phase II will fall into place, may G-D have mercy on us all)
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To: Nachum

Didn’t Hoffa Sr. support Nixon? I am pretty sure the Teamsters did not go with the other unions attacking conservatives.


10 posted on 09/05/2011 6:57:17 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: ClearCase_guy

Bunch of bullies with chips on their shoulders.

Well, it is true, if Tea Party philosophy prevails, a lot of union stewards will lose their sinecures.


11 posted on 09/05/2011 6:57:41 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: Nachum
Diggin up bones....♫ Dem bones, dem bones gonna walk around ♫
12 posted on 09/05/2011 6:57:51 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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13 posted on 09/05/2011 6:57:51 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Nachum

Exactly what they falsely accuse us of.


14 posted on 09/05/2011 6:58:30 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Nachum
War.

I guess he realizes he's painted a target on his own back....

15 posted on 09/05/2011 6:58:41 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West.)
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To: al baby

where are all the peace nicks with the piece signs wanting to “talk” out the issues . i thought this was what the lefties were all about - or is everything they ever told u is the exact opposite of what they claim


17 posted on 09/05/2011 6:59:16 PM PDT by mriguy67
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To: Nachum

Hey Hoffa, you Mafia butt-boy, I’ve got your “take out” right here. Come and get it.


18 posted on 09/05/2011 6:59:16 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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19 posted on 09/05/2011 6:59:43 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I’m sure Obama immediately gave Hoffa a lecture on civility, right? [/s]


21 posted on 09/05/2011 6:59:57 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: KC_Lion
A real way to fit back at unions is as a part of certification require public disclosure of the salaries of union officials and how the dues are spent. I imagine the average member will be horrified if he/she knew how there money was spent.
22 posted on 09/05/2011 6:59:57 PM PDT by Reily
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To: Nachum

Well, if it is war he wants...

BTW, good to see our sitting President chumming up with this guy during his big economic recovery ‘coming out’ week. I am sure that indicates just what he has in store. More of the same.


23 posted on 09/05/2011 7:00:04 PM PDT by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: Nachum

hoffa is a pig. What do you get from a pig? A very foul odor and a lot of grunting.


24 posted on 09/05/2011 7:00:15 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: Nachum; All

as posted in other thread on this topic- teamsters website:

http://www.teamster.org/

i just left a nice message, identifying myself as a proud Tea Party member and welcoming them to take me out...


25 posted on 09/05/2011 7:00:27 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Nachum

Dear mr. Hoffa, FYI, I am a member of Local .308. If you want a fight, put your affairs in order.


26 posted on 09/05/2011 7:01:09 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing an idiot)
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To: al baby

Just like I’ve got no regrets over his old man turning into a bridge piling...


27 posted on 09/05/2011 7:01:32 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: KC_Lion

God bless the TEA PARTY PATRIOTS!


28 posted on 09/05/2011 7:01:41 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Nachum

I’m a 32yr member of the Teamsters Union now retired. I want folks to know that there are a hell of a lot of us who despise the union. Many of us are hunters, pro-life and 110% American and we work hard and take pride in our work. In my career, serving my customers to the very best of my ability was my everyday goal. That isn’t a union trait, that is a work ethic trait that I shared with many of my co-workers. Hoffa can go to hell. If I remember right, every teamster president in my career ended up doing jail time. Not much to be proud of.


29 posted on 09/05/2011 7:02:23 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: muir_redwoods

Not counting on folks like yourself are they.

I know here where I live there are a lot of conservative UAW members. I was just as conservative as an AFL-CIO member as I am today.


30 posted on 09/05/2011 7:03:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Nachum

This assclown should be front and center in a campaign Ad, right after Obambi says “ a new tone...”


31 posted on 09/05/2011 7:03:15 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Nachum

Chip off the old block. Granite chip.


32 posted on 09/05/2011 7:03:15 PM PDT by jessduntno (Obama shanks. America tanks.)
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To: Nachum

bump


33 posted on 09/05/2011 7:03:30 PM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Nachum

hey Jimmy, I thought it was patriotic to dissent. We’re just supposed to ‘yes’ you like your sycophant, toadying followers who cannot think for themselves do? i don’t think so.


34 posted on 09/05/2011 7:03:41 PM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

At the top levels, unions are infested with parasites who have seldom (if ever) walked on the floor of a shop, picked up a wrench, operated a lathe or have even opened a lunchbox in a company cafeteria.

But they’ll show up at the union meetings in working clothes with ballcaps, making like they’re just good old boys. This guy Hoffa is a case in point. Isn’t the whole idea of a union supposed to be working men and women banding together? How does that figure when you have a scion of a obviously corrupt official inheriting his position in the union?

It’s frigging bizarre that they never seem to get called on that.


35 posted on 09/05/2011 7:04:14 PM PDT by Ronin (Obamanation has replaced Bizarroworld as the most twisted place in the universe.)
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To: GeronL

“Exactly what they falsely accuse us of.”

Up is down and down is up...I’m so damned confused. /s

Imagine if a Tea Party member said this! Or, God forbid, Sarah Palin!!!


36 posted on 09/05/2011 7:04:35 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Nachum
THIS IS THE VERY DEFINITION OF HUBRIS FOLKS!!
37 posted on 09/05/2011 7:04:39 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Nachum
From article:

"...he called Republican members of Congress "sons of bitches" and said union workers are ready to "go to war" with the tea party next year and "take out" Republicans at the ballot box.

Hoffa said he'd say the exact same words all over again."
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That is NOT what Hoffa said

I made the following partial transcript when Megan Kelly broadcasted Hoffa's remarks again and held the following interview. I didn't transcribe all of Megan's remarks, only most of Blakeman's and Harpootlian's.
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Sept 5, 2011 (immediately preceding Obama's Labor Day remarks)

Megan Kelly rebroadcasted the following portion of Hoffa's remarks:

Hoffa: "We gotta to keep an eye on the battle that we face---a war on workers. You see it everywhere and it is the Tea Party. And you know there's 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 got a war, they got a war with us, and there is only gonna be one winner, and it's going to be the workers of Michigan and America. We are gonna win that war.....

Pres Obama, This is your army. We are ready to march. Let's take these SOB's [Hoffa uses the full phrase] out and give America back to America where we belong. Thank you very much."

BRAD BLAKEMAN (fmr dep asst to GW Bush): "I think it's thuggery at its best. It's what unions are good at. It's what we've seen in Wisconsin and other places---intimidation. But, this is the warm-up act? This is the touchy-feely act before the Pres arrives. These are the kind of remarks you'd expect out of Tony Soprano, not a union president. Well..I take that back. A Hoffa presidency is the type of person you hear this type of rhetoric from. The President should repudiate it."

Then Dick Harpootlian), SC democratic party chair, defends Hoffa and basically says the TP does the same stuff.

DICK HARPOOTLIAN: "Is that any worse than what the TP's saying....these guys are snarling and frothing at the mouth...."

BRAD: "When a union pres says, "Let's take these SOB's out, it usually means somebody's legs are going to get broken; somebody's going to disappear. TP people don't use that kind to rhetoric and you know they don't. If you can't stand up, Dick, and say what this guy said is wrong, then you are incredible. Don't deflect and try to bring the TP into it. The TP didn't say this---A union president it. He said it before the Pres of the US was going to remark. And by the way, it's not Union Day, it's Labor Day. It celebrates all American workers, not just unions."

Then Megan Kelly remarked about all the libs' comments (Waters, Andre Carson, etc). "Everybody is getting a pass on a piecemeal basis, but, collectively, do you think it's about more, in your view, Dick?"

Then Dick mentions Rick Perry's remarks calling Bernanke "treasonous."

Brad pointed out that a lot of Repubs stood up and said he was wrong to say that. "...People who have this type of hate speech...."

Megan: "Why doesn't he (Pres) reign in members of his own party...?" Megan then repeats what Hoffa said, and DICK says, "I'm sorry, I just don't see anything wrong with that. I know it's touchy-feely time up at Fox News today, but I just don't...I don't see what is wrong with that at a rally."

BRAD: "It's called being civil; it's called being respectful... and you don't have the guts to stand up against the President and those who support him when they do wrong."

38 posted on 09/05/2011 7:06:16 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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They better not try that taking out crap down south. CCW friendly, they will get hurt.


39 posted on 09/05/2011 7:06:42 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Nachum
Title should be:

Hoffa: “No Regrets” Over Speech Calling For Violence Against NON-UNION American workers.

The only non-union, non recipients of government entitlement Americans who would deny their support of the Tea Party are the Americans who have no idea what the Tea Party supports.

The only Americans that would detest the Tea Party are government and some union workers, welfare collectors who have other options.

40 posted on 09/05/2011 7:06:48 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Nachum

Makes you wonder how Sen. Durbin and the ofhter democrap polititians are going to respond to this threat.


41 posted on 09/05/2011 7:06:48 PM PDT by papageo
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42 posted on 09/05/2011 7:06:54 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: Nachum

It’s a blog. Misquoting, as usual.


43 posted on 09/05/2011 7:07:20 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: upsdriver
You sound like several members of my family. They take pride in their hard work and despise the money-grubbing, power-hungry "bosses".

No, Mr. Hoffa. American workers have met the enemy and the enemy is YOU!

44 posted on 09/05/2011 7:08:22 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: cripplecreek

Hoffa is begging for mutiny.


45 posted on 09/05/2011 7:09:28 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: muir_redwoods

“Dear mr. Hoffa, FYI, I am a member of Local .308. If you want a fight, put your affairs in order.”

LOL

I’m in Local 357.


46 posted on 09/05/2011 7:10:21 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: Nachum

This jerk doesn’t know what war is. Organize, conservatives. Organize, Tea Party.


47 posted on 09/05/2011 7:11:07 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The Liberal Era is over.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

>>They better not try that taking out crap down south. CCW friendly, they will get hurt.

And despite being called thugs, scum, goons, and lazy by almost everyone on FR, most union members in the south will be firing at Hoffa and his yankee anti-American mobsters.


48 posted on 09/05/2011 7:11:07 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: Nachum

Does Hoffa mean his thugs should “take out” tea partiers as they go to vote?


49 posted on 09/05/2011 7:11:15 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: penelopesire

Ping to article:

Looks like the author of this article (Evan McMorris-Santoro) is beginning the media clean-up of Hoffa’s remarks.

Meanwhile, not only is Hoffa not repentant (as if anyone thought he would be), but he is doubling down with some lies.


50 posted on 09/05/2011 7:11:16 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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