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Unions to provide civil disobedience training, prepare for more Michigan Capitol protests
mlive.com ^ | December 07, 2012 at 4:00 PM, | Melissa Anders

Posted on 12/07/2012 9:30:06 PM PST by quantim

LANSING, MI — Union members say their fight isn’t over after the House and Senate passed bills to make Michigan a right-to-work state.

After a long day of protesting inside and outside the state Capitol, union leaders called on members to attend civil disobedience training on Saturday, and return to Lansing for more protests on Tuesday.

“We’ve got to rebuild the broad social justice movement; I think this is going to energize people,” said United Auto Workers President Bob King. “All this administration has done is attack working people, so it’s our job to go out and talk in our communities…”

Union members will learn how to protest, get noticed, stay safe and conduct themselves in a peaceful way, said SEIU Michigan State Council President Marge Robinson-Faville.

The training will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UAW Local 600 in Dearborn.

Members will meet at the Lansing Center to protest the right-to-work bills on Tuesday, which is the next scheduled session day for the legislature.

“Never have all the unions come together as strong as they have now,” King said. “In every crisis there’s opportunity; we've got to make this the opportunity that changes Michigan, as we’re trying to change this country to be about working families again.”

Hundreds -- if not a few thousand -- union members and others gathered at the Capitol for hours on Thursday, chanting against the right-to-work bills.

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


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You just don't as a reporter go from hundreds to thousands, Melissa. Do better next time.

If you look at the pics out there this socialist drama is nothing like Occupy Wisconsin or the Fleebaggers.

It does not matter, Obama might have got the federal PIE vote here in MI, but not the local vote. Ask Virg Bernero.

The only reason am posting this is that don't see the bloody violence like the unions did here decades ago, beating people with pipes where workers lined up at the gates lined up to work, those days are over.

After all it was shafted democrats that carried over to elect Snyder.

Gov. Snyder is showing some real courage here, please support personal liberty.

1 posted on 12/07/2012 9:30:13 PM PST by quantim
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To: quantim

I hate Unions.

Unions suck. As a retired police officers, I was required to be a member of a union. Over a span of 28 years I was required to contribute a percentage of my paycheck to the local police union. I never received anything in return.

That money never came back to me ... money lost.

Unions suck.


2 posted on 12/07/2012 9:52:50 PM PST by doc1019
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To: quantim

Ever notice that the ‘Rats are only in favor of the democratic process if they win.


3 posted on 12/07/2012 9:59:49 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: quantim

Unions are parasitic, especially public sector unions. They cannot exist in and of themselves. They need a host, preferably a healthy host. If they suck too much of the life out of the host, the host dies - except for government because government has the power to tax - and when the host dies, most of the union members die also. All the unfair labor practices attacked by unions are now the law of the land. So, why do we still have unions?


4 posted on 12/07/2012 10:06:45 PM PST by Dapper 26
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To: Dapper 26
So, why do we still have unions?

To employ Union Bosses!

5 posted on 12/07/2012 10:48:04 PM PST by tpmintx (Proven11/6/12! People who work for a living ARE outnumbered by those who VOTE for a living.)
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To: doc1019

Ah, the old UAW Local 600, the heart of the Communist Party movement in the auto industry.

If you don’t believe me, read Michael Kernan (sp) and his book on the “UAW and the Communist Party”.

Both John Conyers Sr and Jr (i.e. Congressman John Conyers) were in Local 600.

Look at the leaders and you will know what’s what.


6 posted on 12/07/2012 10:55:56 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: quantim

i wonder if “How to enjoy being pepper sprayed in the face” is part of the training.


7 posted on 12/07/2012 10:56:59 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: quantim

i wonder if “How to enjoy being pepper sprayed in the face” is part of the training.


8 posted on 12/07/2012 10:59:34 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

correction: The name of the author is Roger Keeran and his book, sympathetic to the Communist Party USA is “The Communist Party and the Auto Workers Union”, International Publishers (i.e. the CPUSA’s publishing arm), 1980, ppb, 1986.

A good book to have about CPUSA penetration and leadership of the labor unions during the 1930s/40’s.

In the issue of “Labor History, Summer 1994, Vol. 35, #3, Harvey Klehr & John Haynes exposed secret CPUSA Central Committee members as among the top labor union leaders in the US (as early as 1934). Among them was Harry Bridges (ILWU); Donald Henderson (United Canning, Agricultural, packing & Allied Workers of America) CIO; William Mauseth (International Association of Machinists) - later took them into the completely CPUSA controlled United Electrical Workers CIO; and “Morgan”, aka Wyndham Mortimer, the first vic-president of the UAW.

If it weren’t for internal fighting, Mortimer would have become president of the UAW in the 1940’s. For the next decade, the CPUSA fought the “socialists” of Walter and Victor Reuther”, losing in the end. Conyer Sr went with the Reuther UAW and became an international VP.

Both Reuthers were “socialists” with Victor being just an extremist as the communists he fought.

Now you know something about the heritage of the UAW.


9 posted on 12/07/2012 11:09:59 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: quantim

I think conservatives should show up for that training, too. There is plenty which we need to protest and disobey.


10 posted on 12/08/2012 1:56:40 AM PST by Jemian
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To: doc1019

I proudly boycott their junk. Thank God for Honda, Toyota, and Nissan.


11 posted on 12/08/2012 3:20:54 AM PST by MachIV
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To: BenLurkin

Just what ubango ordered. welcome to greece, top down bottom up sez van jones this is just the begining


12 posted on 12/08/2012 3:47:38 AM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: quantim

I’d guess she’s talking about conflicting reports and didn’t visit the scene herself.


13 posted on 12/08/2012 3:57:45 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: quantim

Sorry commies. The American workers can’t afford to support your goat-smelling asses any more. GET A JOB, KNUCKLEDRAGGERS!


14 posted on 12/08/2012 4:40:35 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
The unions did this to themselves with their attempted power grab on the ballot and the people of Michigan responded clearly. We do not want unions in control.

2011 Senate Bill 116: Make Michigan a "right-to-work" state (Senate Roll Call 862)

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Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative activism thread

Michigan Action Alert on Right To Work
15 posted on 12/08/2012 4:48:09 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
The unions did this to themselves with their attempted power grab on the ballot and the people of Michigan responded clearly. We do not want unions in control.

2011 Senate Bill 116: Make Michigan a "right-to-work" state (Senate Roll Call 862)

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative activism thread

Michigan Action Alert on Right To Work
16 posted on 12/08/2012 4:49:07 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: quantim

Hmmmm...just beginning to see how the hot CW III might break down....


17 posted on 12/08/2012 4:52:08 AM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: doc1019

——— I never received anything in return.———

You paid for President Obama’s election with the interest earned off your payments


18 posted on 12/08/2012 5:08:19 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: quantim
Truth is even the dems secretly admit these pensions and benefits can't be sustained. After all the protesting and fit throwing these bastards are stuck with this law....next stop Ohio!!!
19 posted on 12/08/2012 5:39:03 AM PST by ontap
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To: quantim

In the communist playbook you see that they strive for a breakdown of the civil disorder. The unions are aware of that, and are only too glad to help the cause.


20 posted on 12/08/2012 5:40:39 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Conyer’s wife gets out of prison into half-way house soon.

For taking bribes while on Detroit city council. They fact that Conyers has been in congress for decades and always re-elected says pretty much all one needs to know about Detroit being bankrupt.


21 posted on 12/08/2012 5:46:03 AM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: ontap

If you have any union friends in Ohio, you might point them to the union conservatives. These guys have been a driving force in bringing RTW to Michigan.

http://www.unionconservatives.com/


22 posted on 12/08/2012 5:51:57 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: quantim

A replay of the 1930’s-40’s Commie strikes, demonstrations and other disruptions to the companies. That’s what America gets when it elects leftist/progressive/commie politicians


23 posted on 12/08/2012 7:40:43 AM PST by capt B
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Another book, with an in depth look at Communism in America is “The Red Decade”, Eugene Lyons. copyright 1941. His book is about the 1930’s, names 100’s of names. For instance,Mike Quill, Transport Workers Union communist, from the early 30’s led a strike in NYC, in 1966, when John Lindsey was Mayor. That’s how long these people have been infiltrating American business and gov’t unions.


24 posted on 12/08/2012 7:52:54 AM PST by capt B
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To: quantim

I see my fully indoctrinated union organizing cousin is pushing the “GOP is the klan” meme this morning.


25 posted on 12/08/2012 8:25:24 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

I’m enjoying the humiliation Moleface must be enduring - her socialist mantra being peeled back one layer after another!

Sorry about your cousin...

And am wondering how many out-state teachers are going to bail, that’s gonna hit pocketbooks of union activism more than anything.


26 posted on 12/08/2012 9:06:15 AM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: quantim
(2011 story)Former MEA Local Prez: Union May Lose 40% of Members – Including Him – if Teacher Right to Work Passes
27 posted on 12/08/2012 9:12:14 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: doc1019

Isn’t this union openly skirting within the limits of RICO laws?

This sounds like a deliberate conspiracy to me.


28 posted on 12/08/2012 10:08:03 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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