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Democrats threaten violence on Michigan House floor
Washington Examiner ^ | December 11 | Conn Carroll

Posted on 12/11/2012 9:26:46 AM PST by Kaslin

“There will be blood,” State Representative Douglas Geiss threatened from the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives today as the body debated legislation that would make Michigan the nation’s 24th right to work state.

“I really wish we had not gone here,” Geiss continued. “It is the leadership in this house that has led us here. The same leadership that tried to throw a bomb right on election day, leading to a member switching parties, and came in at the 11th hour with a gotcha bill. For that, I do not see solace, I do not see peace.”

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder had previously said he had no interest in signing right to work legislation this term, but that has changed as unions have made it increasingly more difficult to govern the state. The Detroit Free Press‘ Tom Walsh explains:

Public employee unions opposed Snyder’s moves to put more teeth into emergency manager laws that would enable swifter action to rescue cities and school districts that bungled themselves into insolvency.

In Detroit, Mayor Dave Bing and a spineless City Council were stonewalled by employee unions at every turn, slow-walking needed reforms and cost-cutting while the city burned through cash at a frightening rate.

As a result, Snyder’s patient attempt to help fix Detroit via consent agreement instead of imposing an emergency manager has failed.
To top it off, Snyder found himself having to fight off Proposal 2, the ill-advised November ballot attempt to stuff a bag of goodies for organized labor into the Michigan Constitution.

Michigan has both the highest unionization and unemployment rates in the Midwest. You can watch the House debate live here.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 2012; bustunions; corruption; democrats; liberalfascism; liberalviolence; michigan; unioncorruption; unionfascism; unions; unionviolence
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1 posted on 12/11/2012 9:26:51 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

“There will be blood,” yeah YOURS ASSHOLE!


2 posted on 12/11/2012 9:28:07 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Kaslin

Jungle Law


3 posted on 12/11/2012 9:28:53 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Kaslin

The unions are afraid.

Frightened people are dangerous people.


4 posted on 12/11/2012 9:28:58 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: Kaslin

OMG I can here Madcow and all the Uber Libs screaming about this just like when Sarah used the words and or image of “Cross Hairs”... ( sarc / off )...


5 posted on 12/11/2012 9:29:44 AM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: Kaslin

It’s going to come to this.

The left is “empowered”, and there’s no beating them at the ballot box.

Any resistance to them now will be met with violence.


6 posted on 12/11/2012 9:30:09 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Lots of twitter reports of things getting pretty rough now.

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Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative activism thread December 7, 2012

Michigan Action Alert on Right To Work
7 posted on 12/11/2012 9:30:35 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kaslin

Hay JackA$$es. Don’t like when people on the way out pass something that you hate, kind of like obamacare!


8 posted on 12/11/2012 9:30:35 AM PST by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: Kaslin

Wouldn’t really surprise me to see CWII begin with some of Obama’s reps shooting up some State house.


9 posted on 12/11/2012 9:31:30 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Kaslin

Bring it, dim-bulb-crats.

Progress is inversely proportional to the number of “progressives” in the population.

May as well start revising our downward progress.


10 posted on 12/11/2012 9:32:02 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Kaslin
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11 posted on 12/11/2012 9:32:18 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kaslin

Oh goody.
And if a private citizen said that, they’d be arrested already.

And if he does get violent on the floor of the Michigan house, odds are that he’ll never be arrested.
Union Bro’hood after all.


12 posted on 12/11/2012 9:32:46 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: cripplecreek

Odd how that reminds me of the violent rhetoric of islamic aggression.


13 posted on 12/11/2012 9:34:09 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: US Navy Vet
“There will be blood,” yeah YOURS ASSHOLE!

My sentiments exactly.

14 posted on 12/11/2012 9:34:33 AM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: Kaslin

Fascists are so predictable.


15 posted on 12/11/2012 9:34:45 AM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Kaslin

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2967698/posts

Possibly related.
Same rhetoric.
Different direction.


16 posted on 12/11/2012 9:37:03 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Darksheare
We need to bring back dueling on the Us House and Senate floors as well as state legislative bodies. There would either be a lot more civility and collegiality or a lot more turnover on the left with idiots like this one being carried out.
17 posted on 12/11/2012 9:38:05 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Darksheare

Worst part? ITs alive and well, sponsored by the pResident of the White Hut.

“Black people cannot run Africa, how can you expect one to run something complicated like the US of A?”


18 posted on 12/11/2012 9:38:30 AM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Truth29

Us = US


19 posted on 12/11/2012 9:39:12 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Truth29

Probably.


20 posted on 12/11/2012 9:39:29 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Travis McGee; Jack Black

Ping!


21 posted on 12/11/2012 9:39:44 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Kaslin

Sometimes a fight is necessary thang. Bring it Rats....


22 posted on 12/11/2012 9:46:30 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: cripplecreek

“we will relive the battle of the Overpass”

Hopefully we’ll relive the Battle of Athens wherever it need be fought.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Athens_%281946%29


23 posted on 12/11/2012 9:47:37 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Kaslin
Fox News just said the House passed it.

Want blood? Let's roll...

24 posted on 12/11/2012 9:48:03 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Kaslin
“There will be blood,”

Maybe he's talking about a typical day in Detroit?

25 posted on 12/11/2012 9:50:22 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Just because their king got elected again, these clowns thought it would be 4 years of smooth sailing LOL. I have witnessed so many times in my life when I was working in unionized companies someone actually saying “waitaminute, you are taking how much again from my paycheck?”


26 posted on 12/11/2012 9:52:17 AM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: himno hero

“Black people cannot run Africa, how can you expect one to run something complicated like the US of A?”

Isn’t that the truth! Pick any city that’s run by Blacks and you will see chaos, corruption, and failure. In Africa, they can’t manage to build anything taller than a one-story mud hut. But worst of all are the “Black Educators.” Now there’s an oxymoron!


27 posted on 12/11/2012 9:52:25 AM PST by vette6387
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To: Kaslin
You start it, Dougie.

We'll finish it for ya.

28 posted on 12/11/2012 9:52:46 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the state." - Cornelius Tacitus, Roman Senator)
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To: Dead Corpse
Fox News just said the House passed it.

Cool.
Now get it signed by the governor at the legally correct, soonest moment and tell the union pinky rings to go play in the street.

29 posted on 12/11/2012 9:53:53 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Kaslin

As I understand it, this law only forces businesses to offer jobs to non-union members too. It does not stop people who want to be a member of a union, from joining one.

Imagine the government locking out union members from jobs. The Left would have a fit.

When that is reversed though, they are thrilled to lock out non-union members, who want jobs.

The Left can never live by the same rules it applies to everyone else.


30 posted on 12/11/2012 9:54:09 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Kaslin
The only thing left to do is for the Democrats in the legislature to flee the state to prevent a quorum for voting.

That's SOP now, right?

-PJ

31 posted on 12/11/2012 9:56:34 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Kaslin
Yep, there they go again like a bunch of raped apes only it isn't rape. It's more like knowing how it feels to be rejected and not being able to deal with it.


32 posted on 12/11/2012 9:57:03 AM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: equaviator

It’s all fun and games until someone gets their rabbit boiled...


33 posted on 12/11/2012 9:58:22 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Kaslin

Hey Dems we see and hear you!! Be very careful for what you wish for.


34 posted on 12/11/2012 10:05:54 AM PST by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Dead Corpse

Race has nothing to do with competence !

I would gladly have J.C. Watts running my city over who I have now.

Please remember ideology and character are what makes a person not the color of their skin !


35 posted on 12/11/2012 10:07:15 AM PST by Bidimus1
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To: Kaslin

Since Right to Work passed in Wisconsin, union membership and dues have evaporated.

If Michigan follows, the unions are going to be reduced to the size of a barking chihuahua. Imagine the impact on the unions in Michigan’s car factories. Wheee.


36 posted on 12/11/2012 10:17:51 AM PST by lurk
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To: max americana

My husband’s union “friends” on Facebook were celebrating (in typical union thug fashion) sending Ryan back to the House.

I didn’t have the heart to tell them that as VP he couldn’t do anything to their union contracts... but they sent him right back to where he COULD do some damage as an influential member of the House... and I sincerely hope he does.


37 posted on 12/11/2012 10:18:04 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: SandyInSeattle

LOl, that’s great. It doesn’t surprise me how dense these union Dummycrats operate as brain-dead liberals.


38 posted on 12/11/2012 10:20:00 AM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Kaslin
Video

Violent Mob Destroys AFP Tent in Lansing, Michigan Protest
39 posted on 12/11/2012 10:23:42 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kaslin
State Representative Douglas Geiss

Drama queen. Bigtime.

40 posted on 12/11/2012 10:27:32 AM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Kaslin
Well, I'm sure King Barak the Kenyan had a hand in agitating this.

Now these numnuts know how we felt when Obamacare passed.

41 posted on 12/11/2012 10:31:46 AM PST by Marathoner (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Kaslin
Michigan has both the highest unionization and unemployment rates in the Midwest.

Coincidence?

Michigan has both the highest unionization and unemployment rates in the Midwest.

What can states in recession do to stimulate their local economies and attract new businesses?

Michigan has both the highest unionization and unemployment rates in the Midwest

What can we do locally to combat crime and poverty?

Michigan has both the highest unionization and unemployment rates in the Midwest.

How can we take control of our local gov't back from special interests?

Michigan has both the highest unionization and unemployment rates in the Midwest.

This needs to be repeated until even the dimmest bulb makes the connection!

42 posted on 12/11/2012 10:35:09 AM PST by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: vette6387

I honestly studied the political history of every nation that has had an elected black leader (most of them were outright dictatorships or sham governments), and outside of Botswana not one has had a history of decent governance for more than a few months at a stretch. If you find a honest leader, they are literally gone in a coup or assassinated.

Depending on the city (sadly not many) you do have really great black mayors that actually do govern well. My city (Grand Rapids) had a great mayor back in the 70s that did a wonderful job, but was all but forgotten by the black population here because apparently he was never “down for the struggle” and actually focused on the good of the whole city.


43 posted on 12/11/2012 10:39:31 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: lurk
If Michigan follows, the unions are going to be reduced to the size of a barking chihuahua. Imagine the impact on the unions in Michigan’s car factories. Wheee.

Careful what you wish for...

Spoke with my "auto gnome" today, yes I am here in MI. If I understood him correct, the Contract denotes the UAW as the sole rep of plant workers via Union Representation in the Auto Contracts. This State Law now conflicts with "Contract Law". Which has president? Does it go to the State Supreme Court? An amicable gentleman's renegotiation occurring between the Big -3 and the Unions to fix the Contract? Or does it fast track to the "Supreme's" and John Roberts BOHICA us again?

44 posted on 12/11/2012 10:44:44 AM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: FrankR

Cheetah! Umgowa!


45 posted on 12/11/2012 11:02:24 AM PST by Noumenon (As long as you have a rifle, you STILL have a vote.)
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To: taildragger

I don’t think the law says anything about which union is where. It just means the employees at a car plant don’t HAVE to pay union dues anymore.


46 posted on 12/11/2012 11:03:14 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: himno hero
“Black people cannot run Africa, how can you expect one to run something complicated like the US of A?”

Is that a quote, or are those your own words?

47 posted on 12/11/2012 11:40:54 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: vette6387
“Black people cannot run Africa, how can you expect one to run something complicated like the US of A?”

Isn’t that the truth!

So, you agree with that blanket condemnation of ALL black people?

48 posted on 12/11/2012 11:43:28 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Bidimus1
Please remember ideology and character are what makes a person not the color of their skin !

Thank You!

49 posted on 12/11/2012 11:45:07 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: lurk

Wisconsin did not pass right to work. They restricted collective bargaining to wage issues and discontinued the practice of have dues deductions done by public employees.


50 posted on 12/11/2012 11:48:18 AM PST by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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