Skip to comments.Go Figure… Richard Trumka: Rightwing Uses “Freedom” to “Dupe Public” [Union Thug]
Posted on 07/04/2012 11:55:51 AM PDT by QT3.14
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka celebrates Independence Day today by bashing freedom. The Examiner reported:
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has a 4th of July-themed column in the Huffington Post musing on the word freedom and how it is interpreted by the Republican Party. His conclusion is that they use the word to con people.
Lets call this right-wing freedom catch phrase what it really is: a grossly political strategy to dupe the public, which holds the word freedom as something sacred.
(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...
Membership in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Wisconsins second-largest public-sector union was cut in half when members were given the freedom to choose to belong to the union or not.
To put it another way: freedom is just another word for not having to pay union dues.
I have been personally threatened by union thugs, the first time when I was still in high school. Unions are the exact opposite of liberty, and I still consider them the mortal enemies of freedom, as do most people who have encountered their thugs.
*Dirty Rotten Pinko-Commie B*st*rd
By today’s laws and mindset, Richard Trumka’s leadership of the United Mineworker’s ‘88/’89 strike involved many terrorist actions. Trumka is a for real terrorist.
This guys definition of freedom includes taking away the secret ballot, strong arming members, taking other people’s money and not giving them a say on how it is spent. Sounds like a typical democrat, union thug who uses his freedom to take away other’s individual freedom
A Union Boss accusing somebody else of “duping the public”......
Cuz the union is only there to “protect worker’s rights”.....
They wouldn’t think of lining their own pockets, paying political bribes, threatening competing businesses, or actually doing harm to anyone who might oppose them.....
“The Communist” book by paul kengor...
Trumka’s idea of freedom is an Obamacare waiver.
What a shocker...the thoroughly communist CIO thinks freedom is tyranny.
What is the difference between the operations of one of these unions and the operations of a mob? How is Richard Trumka different than Jon Gotti?
When a communist attacks a Patriot... we wear it like a badge of Honor.
But if there is one guy I'd like to rapidly and repeatedly introduce to my knuckles it's "Little Dick" Trumka. Rarely in this life will any more eminently punchable sphincter have a mug so obviously made for stomping into pulp.
Now, far be it from me to encourage or condone violence, but wouldn't his nose make a great "T-Ball"?
I thought so too...
Trumka would be one of our overlords in Obama wet dreams...
That says a lot. The trouble with Trumka and his ilk is that they never really got what America was all about. Like so many others, they see America as a place where you can make a lot of money and do what you please. They also make the common mistake of confounding money and power. Since these guys haven't scored a big pile, they naturally fall into the notion that America is a playground for rich people who walk all over everyone else - or will if Americans aren't chained in certain ways.
Add to that the notion that rights are a grant from the government, and you've got the mindset of the typical American liberal. To Trumka and his kind, Independence Day is the day you retire. Liberty means the government adding its muscle to your desires. Good government means government spending. [And yet, it's not they that are venal ;) ]
Humm. First Argentina’s lady socialist says equality far outweighs liberty and now Trumka pans “unnecessary” freedom. Equality must be paired with liberty to not be oppressive. Equality must be of opportunity and a beginning point not an enforced and stagnant human condition. We must remember Mao’s communes.