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Heckuva job: Michigan union thugs destroyed hot dog vendorís cart
Michele Malkin ^ | 12-12-2012 | Michele Malkin

Posted on 12/12/2012 9:22:49 AM PST by smoothsailing

December 12, 2012

Heckuva job: Michigan union thugs destroyed hot dog vendor’s cart

Michele Malkin

This is small business owner Clint Tarver of Lansing, Michigan. He was caught in the violent chaos that erupted when union thugs attacked the Americans for Prosperity tent on the capitol grounds yesterday during the right-to-work debate. His hot dog stand was destroyed.

Velvet Hammer reports that the thugs shouted “Uncle Tom” and “nigger” at Tarver.

Dana Loesch has more on the story and how to help.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 2012; bustunions; cart; civility; clinttarver; corruption; democrats; destroyed; hotdog; lansing; liberalracism; liberals; michigan; progressives; racism; righttowork; tarver; thugs; union; unionracism; unions; unionscum; unionthugs; unionviolence; vendor; vendors
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VIDEO--Beyond the Cart: The Story of Clint Tarver
1 posted on 12/12/2012 9:22:56 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Looks like the other slaves weren't too happy that ole Clint had wandered off the plantation.

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Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative activism thread December 7, 2012
2 posted on 12/12/2012 9:30:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: smoothsailing

Slaves hate free men, no matter what the color.

But soon, all these union thugs will be drawing their EBT’s, and Clint will pick up the pieces and go back to work, doing work the Union thugs would never do.

Clint is a true American and the thugs wearing red white and blue and chanting union slogans? They never really understood what it means to be American.


3 posted on 12/12/2012 9:32:08 AM PST 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: American in Israel

Right to work is only if you pay union dues.


4 posted on 12/12/2012 9:33:34 AM PST by jimpick
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To: smoothsailing

I usually frown on excessive litigation, but in this case he needs to sue the union for damages. Lots and lots of damages.

They have nice, deep pockets. Let them pay to restore this man’s business.


5 posted on 12/12/2012 9:34:43 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: cripplecreek

Son of a ...

Clint is out there every day. Great guy. Those bastards!


6 posted on 12/12/2012 9:35:48 AM PST by No.6 (www.fourthfightergroup.com)
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To: smoothsailing

From Clint Tarver Support Page:

*UPDATE* 11:40am - I have spoken with Linda Lee, Clint’s wife. She says he is absolutely overwhelmed with our support, even more so than by the events of yesterday. I would like to clarify the events, however. Clint hired as a caterer for the AFP tent which was torn down. He was much more concerned about the others, and particularly helped to get the women out of the tent. It was when he returned to gather his equipment that the taunts and racial slurs began.

http://www.gofundme.com/1o8toc#description


7 posted on 12/12/2012 9:35:55 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Look for the union label - so you know what not to buy.


8 posted on 12/12/2012 9:36:49 AM PST by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: smoothsailing

The idea is for the union thugs to perpetrate enough violence so that the feds have to step in to calm things down. Of course obama and co. will side with the unions, and smack down the agitators (the state). Obama cannot afford michigan to go right to work, it puts a serious dent in his progressive union/manufacturing/outsourcing agenda. That, and michigan is home to TACOM, so how are you going to build tanks and weapons for dear leader in a right to work state?


9 posted on 12/12/2012 9:37:35 AM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: smoothsailing

Pictures of a hate crime?????


10 posted on 12/12/2012 9:58:48 AM PST by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: smoothsailing

Shouldn’t they have already been arrested and charged with a FELONY HATE CRIME?? Where is the DA, Governor, Attorney General?? Police??
now you know why I have constantly stated that ANYBODY that puts faith in the Police or Government at any level is by definition RETARDED.


11 posted on 12/12/2012 9:59:01 AM PST by eyeamok
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clint

http://www.clintontarver.com/

12 posted on 12/12/2012 10:00:37 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

So do they know yet how much it’s going to take to get Clint’s stand back up and running? Where do we send the donations?


13 posted on 12/12/2012 10:06:59 AM PST by McGavin999
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To: smoothsailing
These turkey's are referred to as thugs for a good reason and this is but one of those reasons.

That photo and story should be on the front page of every newspaper in the country and on every prime time TV news show, but of course they're not interested.

Thanks for posting the link to Clint Tarver’s Support Page.

14 posted on 12/12/2012 10:07:11 AM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: smoothsailing

Unions are for the “Little Guy,” doncha know. How shameful these bullies are.


15 posted on 12/12/2012 10:18:12 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: jazusamo
I wonder when Obama will invite Clint Tarver and the right to worker "protesters" to the White House for a Beer Summit.

President Obama: 'positive lesson' learned from incident

16 posted on 12/12/2012 10:21:40 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: McGavin999

Here’s a link to an update at the Clint Tarver support page:

http://www.gofundme.com/1o8toc#description


17 posted on 12/12/2012 10:24:21 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: jazusamo

Woops, make that:

I wonder when Obama will invite Clint Tarver and the anti-right to work “protesters” to the White House for a Beer Summit.

:)


18 posted on 12/12/2012 10:34:38 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
I think we can look for a Beer Summit with boy president, Clint Tarver and union thugs sometime after hell freezes over.

It's pathetic that boy president stuck his nose into this states business in the first place. It was great that Gov. Snyder signed those two bills yesterday, he may have Obama in mind in doing it so quickly. LOL!

19 posted on 12/12/2012 10:39:26 AM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: smoothsailing

sounds like a civil war is in progeress.. waged by the winning party no less. where’s the justice.. No, where is the shame?

this is what has become of our nation, a bunch of thugs and mobs run it? no one gets prosecuted,, thise who love this country get persecuted.. the thugs can’t wait to get it on.. why should we the people be afraid. Holder will protect us,, right?


20 posted on 12/12/2012 10:53:34 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: RatRipper

These union types are racists.


21 posted on 12/12/2012 11:22:36 AM PST by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: smoothsailing
Jackson, Sharpton, where are you on this? <crickets>

22 posted on 12/12/2012 11:23:06 AM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: smoothsailing

Unions are just begging for their jobs to be sent to China, Vietnam, etc..


23 posted on 12/12/2012 11:38:35 AM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: MichaelCorleone
Unions are just begging for their jobs to be sent to China, Vietnam, etc..

Why cant union manufacturing jobs be sent to Right-To-Work states in the USA? Why is the choice always Asia?

24 posted on 12/12/2012 11:41:35 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: MichaelCorleone; NormsRevenge; jazusamo
Oh, isn't this cute...

Video Shows Union Worker Cutting Up Conservative Tent and Handing Out Pieces As Souvenirs

25 posted on 12/12/2012 11:51:22 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: central_va
Why cant union manufacturing jobs be sent to Right-To-Work states in the USA? Why is the choice always Asia?

Hmmm ... lessee ... even in right-to-work states, employers still have to deal with ...

OSHA
EPA
NLRB
Trial lawyers
Taxes, taxes, and more taxes

And on and on and on ...

26 posted on 12/12/2012 11:52:29 AM PST by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: bassmaner

So I have to choose between slave communist labor or unionized US workers? Ok, if we want to loose this fight the MSM will play it this way. Be careful, your attitude can garner sympathy for unions.


27 posted on 12/12/2012 11:55:22 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: central_va
“Why cant union manufacturing jobs be sent to Right-To-Work states in the USA? Why is the choice always Asia?”

Don't get me wrong; I'm not an advocate of outsourcing anyone’s job.

But a RTW state today may not be tomorrow and it's expensive to keep on relocating.

In addition, the legal and regulatory climate in these United States is bad and getting worse. Hard to imagine how it can be more anti-business.

28 posted on 12/12/2012 12:12:04 PM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: smoothsailing
Those pinheaded thugs think because they illegally tore the tent down it now belongs to them and they can do what they want with it.

They're just flat out criminals.

29 posted on 12/12/2012 12:18:46 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: MichaelCorleone
Don't get me wrong; I'm not an advocate of outsourcing anyone’s job.

What a joke.

In addition, the legal and regulatory climate in these United States is bad and getting worse. Hard to imagine how it can be more anti-business.

Your attitude is anti American.

30 posted on 12/12/2012 12:24:58 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: smoothsailing

I wonder why the man vandalizing the tent isn’t in jail. He is easily identified and is clearly destroying what doesn’t belong to him. So is the thug who attacked Steven Crowder. This country is no longer recognizable to me.


31 posted on 12/12/2012 12:26:02 PM PST by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: central_va
Maybe it's time you woke up and smelled the bacon, freeper.

Acknowledging the truth doesn't make one anti-anything.

It's people like you who have their head in the sand who are the joke. Deny reality and it only guarantees it'll never change.

Next time try putting a little more thought into what you have to say. And some remedial reading wouldn't hurt either.

32 posted on 12/12/2012 12:37:50 PM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Screw you, unlike I am pro American worker and anti Union. You are just plain anti American. PS: I do read. Marx was a free trader just like you.


33 posted on 12/12/2012 12:42:44 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: smoothsailing

I remember seeing him there. The unions were particularly pissed off at him, especially the white guys. That one boilermaker nearly exploded on him after Clint called him out for his language and said he was uneducated. That hit close to home for boilermaker.


34 posted on 12/12/2012 12:48:05 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: All

http://danaloeschradio.com/union-thugs-destroy-hot-dog-stand/

Click on the link above. It links to a site that is taking donations for Clint.

He was just on Dana Loesch’s radio show. He confirmed they were yelling racial slurs at him because they assumed he was with AFP.

He said after his property was destroyed, a couple people from AFP came back and helped him gather up anything salvageable.


35 posted on 12/12/2012 12:54:48 PM PST by HawkHogan
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To: Darren McCarty

You were there? I hope you came away OK, FRiend.


36 posted on 12/12/2012 12:58:03 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: HawkHogan

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2968033/posts?page=7#7


37 posted on 12/12/2012 1:01:53 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: central_va

Real intelligent response; such an impressive way with words.

When you grow up get back to me.


38 posted on 12/12/2012 1:10:38 PM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: smoothsailing

39 posted on 12/12/2012 1:14:11 PM PST by COBOL2Java (GOPe: Already prepping for their 2016 loss - Jeb Bush!)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Clint is an awesome guy. His wife does LOTS of things for the party here in Michigan and she is as conservative as they come. Sad thing. I was there at the AFP tent when all this went down.....sad thing. Many of my friends were there and all the union guys were doing is just gathering in numbers and getting louder by the minute as their confidence continued to grow as they saw there was no police presence.


40 posted on 12/12/2012 1:15:37 PM PST by Michigan Bowhunter (Fix Bayonetts!!!!!!! Time to fight!!!!!)
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To: smoothsailing
I got out of there when the SHTF. I was carrying and didn't want to put myself in a bad situation where I would be forced to take action that would get me "Zimmermaned" although the culprits here were almost all fat white trash.

I just found that one of my good friends in the middle of this knows Clint and his wife Linda Lee quite well and has nothing but great things to say about them. Apparently Linda Lee is both a high ranking official in the GOP and also a very strong religious conservative. He said Clint's stand in Lansing is an institution. Everybody likes them. All factions.

41 posted on 12/12/2012 1:40:54 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: Darren McCarty

Glad you’re OK.

What a bunch of lowlifes . It’s stunning to me that there weren’t more arrests.

I’ve been reading a lot of good things about Clint.

Here’s a good video about him...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jzfwj7Eb8cA#!


42 posted on 12/12/2012 2:02:45 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Bob Beckel was just on the Five claiming that the reports of violence are overblown. I really can’t stand that despicable blob.


43 posted on 12/12/2012 2:20:16 PM PST by HawkHogan
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To: HawkHogan

Beckel is further proof that liberalism is a mental disorder.


44 posted on 12/12/2012 2:28:27 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: HawkHogan

Who are you going to believe...him or your lying eyes?

Pathetic, that with everybody being able to actually see the violence, these windbags still go on claiming it never happened.


45 posted on 12/12/2012 2:36:10 PM PST by livius
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To: livius

I’ve been following some of the tweets of union idiots on Twitter. They claim the only reason union thugs cut the tent was in an attempt to rescue AFP members trapped under it. However, the videos and eye-witnesses testimonies clearly contradict this preposterous statement. Union thugs are seen jumping on the tent, before any cutting begins.

They also blame Crowder for inciting the crowd was “fighting for their livelihoods.” I didn’t know asking people why they were against right to work laws constituted inciting.


46 posted on 12/12/2012 2:39:37 PM PST by HawkHogan
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To: Michigan Bowhunter

The next time a conservative group decides to enter the belly of the beast and expects the police to protect them, they’re gonna get stomped again.

It’s not going to come to a head until our side brings it’s own security which in turn will provoke the thugs and violence will ensue.

Without security and conservatives get stomped, it’s not news. Conservatives fight back and all hell breaks loose, then it’s news.


47 posted on 12/12/2012 2:58:45 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: MichaelCorleone

Why cant union manufacturing jobs be sent to Right-To-Work states in the USA?

Boeing tried and was sued by the FedGov. I think they are going ahead, but is sure did get under the skin of the FedGov.


48 posted on 12/12/2012 3:03:41 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Why cant union manufacturing jobs be sent to Right-To-Work states in the USA?

Boeing tried and was sued by the FedGov. I think they are going ahead, but it sure did get under the skin of the FedGov.


49 posted on 12/12/2012 3:03:50 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: smoothsailing
Any smidgen of an idea that he may not sign RTW was probably driven from Governor Snyder's mind after hearing/seeing about the crap the unions pulled. Way to work that PR, losers.

Glad Mr. Tarver is doing okay.

50 posted on 12/12/2012 3:06:18 PM PST by madison10
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