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SEIU Man: If McDonald’s Strikers Don’t Get What They Want, They May Contaminate the Food
pjmedia.com ^ | 7/31/13 | Bryan Preston

Posted on 07/31/2013 5:27:08 PM PDT by ColdOne

So I guess going to a New York McDonald’s isn’t a good idea right now.

Videographer and conservative blogger Adam Sharp of SharpElbows.net attended one such demonstration and interviewed an SEIU member, easily identifiable as such by his purple shirt.

When asked whether the union member supported the $15 per hour wage increase the McDonald’s workers were demanding, he admitted, “I’m not sure.”

He also said he was there to show his support for the workers rather than the company and expressed a fear that, “if they’re [the McDonald’s employees] pissed off, they could be doing something to that food.”

“So that’s your main concern, is that if they don’t get what they want, they might contaminate the food?”

The SEIU member shrugged his shoulders and said, “I don’t know.”

Video at the link.

I’m not one who hates on McDonald’s. You go there, you get what you want at a reasonable price and the product is consistent from coast to coast. Overseas, McDonald’s

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Michigan; US: New York
KEYWORDS: acorn; adamsharp; biglabor; extortion; fastfood; hooligans; intimidation; mcdonalds; michigan; newyork; sieu; unions
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1 posted on 07/31/2013 5:27:08 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

I haven’t been there in years. No time to go back now.


2 posted on 07/31/2013 5:28:36 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

That should constitute a real threat


3 posted on 07/31/2013 5:29:11 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: ColdOne
So fire them all and start over.There’ll be 20 applicants for every opening who'll fell lucky to be making $9/hr for indoor work.
4 posted on 07/31/2013 5:29:25 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: ColdOne

typical...and if people don’t show up at McD’s they don’t have a job...oh well, morons


5 posted on 07/31/2013 5:30:05 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ColdOne

Oh goody. A terrorist.

Shoot on sight.


6 posted on 07/31/2013 5:30:44 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: ColdOne

You can bet I won’t be doing any business at a joint where they have knuckledragging SEIU employees around.


7 posted on 07/31/2013 5:30:57 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Let's make it our turn in 2014. Vote early and VOTE OFTEN.)
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To: Doogle

maybe they can get a job making Twinkies...*sarc*


8 posted on 07/31/2013 5:31:04 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ColdOne

I have only eaten at fast food places less than 5 times in the last 30 years with one exception. A few months ago my Niece and her family stopped by with Pizza she had bought at Pizza Hut.

I used to not like their pizza but it has improved dramatically. The reason I no longer eat at McD’s Hardees etc. is seeing the people in back. Just don’t want to eat anything prepared by people I don’t trust. I probably should not trust Pizza Hut either.


9 posted on 07/31/2013 5:31:09 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: ColdOne

Its McDonalds..they should threaten to actually cook the meat


10 posted on 07/31/2013 5:31:11 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ColdOne

I consider SEIU to be a criminal organization.


11 posted on 07/31/2013 5:31:48 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: ColdOne

Then they MAY go to jail.


12 posted on 07/31/2013 5:32:01 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Poshitus is loving this. Now he’s pitted ‘his’ people against ‘our’ employers.

No prob. For me, anyway, I can cook.


13 posted on 07/31/2013 5:32:05 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: yarddog

Chick Fil A is A+.

The food is very, very good, the restaurant and restrooms are always extremely clean, the employees are spot on with politeness and efficiency and the food is always freshly prepared.

And the founder is a Christian who closes all stores on Sunday so the employees can worship and spend time with their families.


14 posted on 07/31/2013 5:33:51 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: ColdOne

SEIU? Eric Holder won’t be any help here.


15 posted on 07/31/2013 5:34:35 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Hire high school and college kids. My son’s friends haven’t been able to find jobs, and they are hungry for work!


16 posted on 07/31/2013 5:35:03 PM PDT by luckystarmom
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To: ColdOne
He also said he was there to show his support for the workers rather than the company and expressed a fear that, “if they’re [the McDonald’s employees] pissed off, they could be doing something to that food.”

Gee, how is that different from any other day of the week? Why? Because they're always ticked off, ticked off at others because they never hit the books.

17 posted on 07/31/2013 5:35:17 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: ColdOne

How do you contaminate anything from McDonalds...slip in some grass fed beef?


18 posted on 07/31/2013 5:35:19 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: ColdOne

They obviously have been doing this,
.... and it has been ignored.
They are just planning a ‘ramp up’
following probable DO”J”- and DNC-green lights.


19 posted on 07/31/2013 5:36:37 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: ColdOne

Based on that interview every single employee on strike should be immediately terminated..... That legal cost will pale in comparison to lost sales and the dozen lawsuits claiming customers food was contaminated....


20 posted on 07/31/2013 5:36:38 PM PDT by JZoback
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I wish there was a Chick-Fil-A around here but there is not.


21 posted on 07/31/2013 5:36:55 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

In-n-Out is also good. Their employees speak English. Everything is clean. Food is fresh.

It’s also a Christian company.


22 posted on 07/31/2013 5:36:57 PM PDT by luckystarmom
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To: GeronL

someone needs to be hauled up short...and given the opportunity to lie to a Federal law enforcement officer...
.... SCOOTER LIBBY ALERT...


23 posted on 07/31/2013 5:37:53 PM PDT by ptsal (Repubicans swallowing more kool-aide from Rove & Kristol)
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To: gorush

Had Chik-fil-a today for lunch.

Haven’t eaten at any other fast food place in decades.


24 posted on 07/31/2013 5:38:19 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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To: ColdOne

If I worked at McDonalds I’d be very concerned. The SEIU thugs are not above poisoning people and blaming it on the McDonald workers.


25 posted on 07/31/2013 5:39:26 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: GeronL
That should constitute a real threat

Sounds like extortion to me. Historically, there's only one proven way to effectively deal with extortionists. If you give them what they want, they just come back waning more.

26 posted on 07/31/2013 5:40:10 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: ColdOne

Something about killing the golden goose???


27 posted on 07/31/2013 5:40:34 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (The number one enemy of liberalism is reality.)
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To: ColdOne

As long as CEOs get contracts that will protect them from being fired, every underling underpaid schmuck should have the same right to exactly the same protection. That should not negotiable IMHO.

I’ve never understood why CEOs get contractual protection when they run the company. If they run it into the ground they should get nothing. If they run it effectively they won’t be fired and they will be retained.

I do not understand why incompetent grossly overpaid CEOs are protected from being fired at will, while underpaid underlings are fired at will. Until the playing field is level I will frankly support the same right to workers.


28 posted on 07/31/2013 5:42:20 PM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: ColdOne

anyone that does that would be fired and charged with assault for poisoning the food

you flip burgers. I did it. many people have, as its not difficult at all.

it’s not supposed to be a career.

you get paid so little as the supply of potential employees is VERY high as it’s not difficult and the manufacturing jobs have been shoved offshore... resulting in more people competing for that job

what to make more money? here’s the secret: learn a sought after skill that has some difficulty to master. this will put you in a smaller category of potential employees... radically increasing the offered wage


29 posted on 07/31/2013 5:42:24 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: ColdOne

RICO, send them to jail.


30 posted on 07/31/2013 5:42:55 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: tacticalogic

never feed the beasts, you are correct

they’ll start hanging around the front door yammering and begging all the time...

like cats


31 posted on 07/31/2013 5:44:44 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Yep. SEIU and other unions have contaminated the world for years. What is next?


32 posted on 07/31/2013 5:45:55 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: ColdOne

The age of consent in Mexico is 13..... The poor guy had too many beers after church and forgot where he was.../ S

When illegal Mexicans cross the border.... They also bring Mexican culture with them...


33 posted on 07/31/2013 5:46:12 PM PDT by JZoback
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To: JZoback

Sorry wrong thread... Duh...


34 posted on 07/31/2013 5:47:01 PM PDT by JZoback
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I must agree and add this:

I’m 34 weeks pregnant with #3, and I snuck out a couple of days ago to do some back-to-school and baby shopping. I splurged on Chick Fil A. Not only did my order get filled promptly, as I was struggling out of the booth to throw away my trash the manager rushed over. He not only helped me up, but he also took my tray and disposed of the trash for me.

It’s not that big of a deal in the whole grand scheme of things, but it meant a lot to me. We’re not fast food eaters, we try to eat homemade whole foods, but Chick Fil A is our one splurge. I can support what they do even if it is only a few times a year!


35 posted on 07/31/2013 5:48:41 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: ColdOne

Typical Obama voters.


36 posted on 07/31/2013 5:50:04 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: ColdOne

These mensa candidates are going to be competing with this beast.

http://www.gizmag.com/hamburger-machine/25159/


37 posted on 07/31/2013 5:50:55 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: ColdOne

The good and bad news, bad first:
Due to safety concerns brought up by the unions, all minimum wage employees must be fired.
The good,
McDonalds is hiring.


38 posted on 07/31/2013 5:51:34 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: yarddog

Pizza Hut quietly got better when Dominos upped their game. Pizza Hutt retained the improvements. Dominos? Not so much...


39 posted on 07/31/2013 5:53:29 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
I haven’t been there in years. No time to go back now.

When they got rid of the fries cooked in beef-fat, that did it for me.

40 posted on 07/31/2013 5:54:28 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: American in Israel

Fire ‘em. Hire new ones. Problem solved.


41 posted on 07/31/2013 5:54:45 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge ("we are pilgrims in an unholy land")
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To: piytar

Domino’s was really good at one point.


42 posted on 07/31/2013 5:54:47 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I’ve been told...nothing factual to base this on...that minority fast-food workers, if they can tell the order is for a white, will say, ‘This is for Trayvon’, and spit into the food.

Never worked in a fast-food joint and so don’t know if it is even possible to correlate an order with a customer, but why not spread a little hate and dissension?


43 posted on 07/31/2013 5:55:01 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: JCBreckenridge

The vast majority of the ones “on strike” do not work there. They did this at the Wal-Marts too a little while back.


44 posted on 07/31/2013 5:55:31 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I have not eaten there in years only. Their profits are down, way down. Fast food used to be cheap and relatively edible. I ate at a Burger King 3 years ago, it was expensive and horrible. Now they are demanding $20 an hour wages?! Good luck with that!


45 posted on 07/31/2013 5:55:57 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: yarddog

i’m the exact opposite. i have STOPPED eating pizza hut because several years ago they did away with their cheese blend and went to plain mozarella only, and because that wasnt bad enough a couple years ago they changed their pizza sauce. it is sour now. YUK!
so now i won’t touch it. i have the recipe for their pan dough and their cheese blend, so now if i want pizza i make my own.
there is a little family run place in my hometown that i will get pizza from when i go to visit my mom, otherwise i do NOT buy pizza from a any restaurant.


46 posted on 07/31/2013 5:56:28 PM PDT by SendShaqtoIraq (Teresa Davis)
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To: ColdOne

And then sales go down and they lose their jobs. Smart. No wonder they’re flipping burgers.


47 posted on 07/31/2013 5:57:23 PM PDT by gotribe (Vladimir Putin is MY President)
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To: SkyPilot

Where we are the mcd’s are run by a franchise group that insists on good workers, neat appearance, and a tight ship. I know some of the people who work their and frankly, the owners are lucky at all the good employees. And they are known as good employers. Nothing to worry about at these McDs


48 posted on 07/31/2013 5:59:47 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: SendShaqtoIraq

When I was a kid we used to eat at local places and regional chains... like Grandy’s, Pizza Inn, Crystal’s Pizza (Biggest Pizza Palace in Texas), Ted’s Donuts, Barrel O’ Chicken etc etc

When owners of Ted’s and Barrel O Chicken sold and retired the places really went downhill fast. I haven’t eaten at any of these places in at least a decade.


49 posted on 07/31/2013 6:00:27 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: ColdOne

Yep, sounds about right for this type of organization...UNIONS....Then cry when their jobs are eliminated because of cost and their towns look like battle fields aftermaths.


50 posted on 07/31/2013 6:01:12 PM PDT by tillacum
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