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Labor Brings Its Frustrations To Charlotte
Buzzfeed Politics ^ | 9/392012 | Rosie Gray

Posted on 09/03/2012 1:47:03 PM PDT by KansasGirl

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The newly-elected president of the giant public workers’ union AFSCME, Lee Saunders, took a page out of Clint Eastwood's book at an Ohio delegation Labor Day breakfast on Monday, speaking to an empty chair that he pretended was occupied by Eastwood. At first it was just a lark.

"He's been sitting here listening to all the speakers before me, he's been listening to me, I want you to give Clint Eastwood a round of applause," Saunders said. "I brought him with me to learn some things, OK? To teach him, to educate him." The audience murmured and laughed.

Saunders asked the chair questions, then joked, "He doesn't have anything to say."

"Mitt Romney doesn't have anything to say," Saunders continued. "Paul Ryan doesn't have anything to say."

Suddenly, the tone changed: Saunders, finishing his speech, began to kick the chair, threw it, and yelled "Dirty Harry, make my day! We're gonna kick ass in November!"

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


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I think we've gotten under their skin.

Btw, most American's will choose Clint Eastwood over corrrupt union bosses anyday!

1 posted on 09/03/2012 1:47:06 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

Labor is going to bet it ALL on this election and lose big.

They have no plan B.

They have no idea the anger people have with public unions.

They will wonder why so many states (especially blue states) went the “Scot Walker” way of dealing with them.


2 posted on 09/03/2012 1:52:58 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: 2banana

Look at Obama’s record. STILL stuck in recession after almost 4 years.

http://confoundedinterest.wordpress.com/2012/09/03/obamas-record-on-the-economy-and-housing-are-we-better-off-than-4-years-ago/


3 posted on 09/03/2012 1:55:32 PM PDT by whitedog57
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To: KansasGirl

Throwing and kicking a chair - way to shatter that union thug stereotype.


4 posted on 09/03/2012 2:06:47 PM PDT by dk88 (Occupy=Liberalism: No solutions, no responsibility and demanding free stuff from someone else)
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To: KansasGirl
Saunders, finishing his speech, began to kick the chair, threw it, and yelled "Dirty Harry, make my day! We're gonna kick ass in November!" You can take the thug out of the union, but you can't something else ... Oh yeah, Saunders sounds like a union thug. But I repeat myself. Btw Clint would butter your clip-on tie, punk.
5 posted on 09/03/2012 2:07:26 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: dk88

My thoughts exactly!


6 posted on 09/03/2012 2:13:15 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: KansasGirl
"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"


7 posted on 09/03/2012 2:18:29 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: KansasGirl

8 posted on 09/03/2012 2:21:46 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Americans want what Americans always wanted: Better lives for families; little government authority.)
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To: KansasGirl

9 posted on 09/03/2012 2:47:25 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: KansasGirl

We need somebody more prominent to go kookoo for cocoapuffs. A union boss is close, but still no cigar. Wait for that Wellstone moment. It’s coming. I can feel its approach:-)


10 posted on 09/03/2012 2:55:25 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: KansasGirl
This only vindicates Clint's unusual improv speech. Draws more attention to it.

Idiots.

11 posted on 09/03/2012 2:56:04 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: KansasGirl
I think we've gotten under their skin.

Yep, Clint is living in every democRAT's head rent free.

5.56mm

12 posted on 09/03/2012 3:01:30 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: KansasGirl

AFSCME, Lee Saunders

SAUNDERS: Number one, we've got to continue to organize new members. That's very important over the past two years. We've also got to continue to play in the political and legislative arena. We're under attack like never before - not only at the national level but we're also under attack at the state and local government levels, where we've had to deal with the Scott Walkers of the world, the governor of Wisconsin.

The John Kasich, the very, very conservative governors who are trying to steal our voices away from us, take collective bargaining away from public sector workers and trying to limit our right to represent our members across the country.

13 posted on 09/03/2012 3:05:02 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: KansasGirl
Yep, Clint got under Obama's skin.


This article was edited to fit the 300-word requirement for "an excerpt".
You might want to read the full article here.

More information:
14 posted on 09/03/2012 3:05:32 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: KansasGirl

AFSCME has already kicked ass. The ass of the taxpaying citizen. These selfish bastards are bankrupting cities and counties everywhere with the help of corrupt public officials.


15 posted on 09/03/2012 4:04:14 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
They're on a glide path to oblivion.


16 posted on 09/03/2012 4:12:22 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: KansasGirl

This union clown would head for the nearest dark closet to piss himself if he ever actually came within a mile of the 82 year old Clint.


17 posted on 09/03/2012 4:13:13 PM PDT by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: Yosemitest; KansasGirl
I am the only one who noticed that "DNC 2012" White and RED Star.

That may not seem like such a big deal until you remember the 2008 poster.

It is patterned after the Communist Flag!

They aren't even hiding it anymore.

18 posted on 09/03/2012 4:48:45 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: Yosemitest

Great info...thanks.


19 posted on 09/03/2012 4:50:15 PM PDT by bronxville ( Obama "The true engine of economic growth will always be companies like Solyndra")
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To: KansasGirl

The more they lose their cool and we can point out their out-of-control behavior to our persuadable family, friends, and neighbors, the better our chances.

They are the dangerous extremists.


20 posted on 09/03/2012 4:54:58 PM PDT by Humble Servant (Work for the most conservative one in the race, and keep up the pressure.)
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To: KC_Lion
Well, if you remember the Reagan Campaign, Republican were BLUE and Democrats were RED.
Read this: Red fits Democrats, detailing their connection with COMMUNISTS thinking and policies.

Read INS DOC FOUND: U.S. CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO ONE EAST AFRICAN-BORN CHILD OF U.S. CITIZEN IN 1961!
The documents provided in that article are very damaging to Obama, and well worth your time.

Most of these early "supporters" of the ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT IN CHIEF were party to the Communists "spooks".
There's a great volume of history you have to go through to understand this, and it goes back to about 1850.

Read these three articles on one of my earlier post:


Now go back and read The Communist Takeover Of America - 45 Declared Goals.

Are you getting the depth of this Fabian Society takeover?

You wouldn't believe the information here

It's deep, it's ugly, and most people WILL NOT ... CAN NOT ... accept the truth.

Anybody recall a press release telling the masses about federal intelligence notes sent warning police about this cabal?





21 posted on 09/03/2012 5:16:42 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: KansasGirl
Saunders, finishing his speech, began to kick the chair, threw it, and yelled "Dirty Harry, make my day! We're gonna kick ass in November!"

The "DemocRATS" are coming unhinged folks.
22 posted on 09/03/2012 5:38:39 PM PDT by oliviasdad
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To: nascarnation

Thanks.


23 posted on 09/03/2012 8:41:54 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: KansasGirl

The Chair Won.


24 posted on 09/03/2012 9:20:51 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: KansasGirl
Dems chose a ‘right to work’ State BECAUSE liberal elites are embarrassed by Union Goons.

Of course they won't SAY that because they're also afraid of them... but like blacks, (ya’all know) they'll vote for dems anyhow...

25 posted on 09/04/2012 9:58:26 AM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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To: GOPJ

They have a “Hug a Union Thug” booth at the Rat Convention.

They had the convention in NC because Obama thought he could win it again.


26 posted on 09/04/2012 10:02:45 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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Criminal types like Union goons would naturally hate 'dirty harry' types.

Dirty Harry types aren't easy to intimidate - and intimidation is one of the strongest union goon weapons. It's why dems love 'em - and why they don't want to be seen with them...

27 posted on 09/04/2012 10:03:59 AM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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I can assure you the people working the 'Hug a Union Goon' booth are sweet, lovable and well spoken. Dems are working to remove an ugly truth.

They're in luck - the MSM has already bought everything they're selling.

What liberals don't understand is most of people at their convention have no idea why a 'hug a union goon' booth is there in the first place.

The MSM doesn't play up that angle of unionism. The MSM backs unions.

It's like the correspondents dinner and all the jokes about Obama eating 'dog'. Liberals across America had no idea why people were making those jokes about Obama because they had never heard he had eaten dog meat when he was young - in the first place.

This is the same.

I had dinner with liberal friends the other night - only one person had heard of the Chick-fil-A protest. What liberal papers don't cover - they don't know. It's that easy. We know both sides - they don't. Mushrooms. Kept in the dark and fed...

Another hoot is when the liberal press brings up one of our issues to refute - and it's the first time their readers have heard of the issue. Guess that's the upside and downside of having a biased liberal controlled press...

How many DNC convention types are wondering why a "Hug a Union Goon" booth is there to start with?

28 posted on 09/04/2012 10:30:54 AM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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