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  • NOT GUILTY!…SEIU Thugs Cleared in Brutal Gladney Beatdown!…Update: Gladney Reaction (Video)

  • Watch: NAACP Bullies and Lies to Citizen Reporter at Press Conference On ‘Racism’ Within Tea Party

    10/21/2010 8:34:29 AM PDT · by · 8 replies
    In St. Louis, the NAACP held a press conference to condemn ‘racism within the Tea Party’ in which they were confronted by a citizen journalist about their applied double-standard on the issue. The interviewer questions them about racism within their ranks, particularly the aftermath of the beating of Kenneth Gladney, an African-American Tea Party participant in attendance at a Russ Carnahan town hall meeting who was attacked by two members of the SEIU. After the incident, the Missouri NAACP held a press conference in which they urged prosecutors to drop the assault charges against Gladney and referred to him as...
  • Missouri Shows 'Em

    08/04/2010 7:17:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 4, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Power: Show Me State voters overwhelmingly rejected the federal mandate to buy health insurance. Those who ignored the consent of the governed to pass ObamaCare take heed: The governed no longer consent. It is fitting that Missouri was the first state to hold a public referendum on ObamaCare, sending the notion that government can shred the Constitution to impose its will to a crushing defeat with three-quarters of the voters approving Proposition C. The measure would forbid the federal government from penalizing people who do not buy health insurance. A year ago, on Aug. 6, 2009, Kenneth Gladney, an African-American...
  • Tea Party Is Dealt The Race Card

    07/13/2010 8:15:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 81 replies · 3+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 14, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Racial Politics: The NAACP, in crafting a resolution condemning racism in the Tea Party movement, seems to have forgotten those Black Panthers with clubs intimidating voters and wanting to kill white people. The "angry mobs" that reshaped the 2010 political landscape are angry white racist mobs, at least according to a resolution proposed by the NAACP at its annual convention this week in Kansas City, Mo. The resolution calls on "all people of good will to repudiate the racism of the Tea Parties, and to stand in opposition to its drive to push our country back to the pre-civil rights...
  • Tea Partiers Mock Parkinson's Victim (Barf alert!) Please confirm if this is true

    03/19/2010 10:13:13 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 32 replies · 1,461+ views
    youtube ^ | 3/17/2010 | PROGRESS OHIO
    Video by Ohio Progressive claims that tea partiers mocked a man with parkinsons disease. The left has been freaking out all over the web about this. Personally I am calling BS until I have more info. For all I know he could be some socialist doing an act to make the tea party look bad.
  • Sinking By The Stern

    03/01/2010 5:07:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies · 539+ views ^ | March 1, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Union Influence: The White House picks its most frequent visitor to sit on its deficit commission. He believes in big government, in big spending, and that the workers of the world should unite. What could go wrong? Computer security firms have been known to hire the best former hackers because they know best how to stop others like them. But the appointment of Andy Stern, president of the Service Employee International Union (SEIU), to a bipartisan commission to come up with ways to deal with the rapidly rising federal budget deficit is like having a serial arsonist organize Fire Prevention...
  • Labor's Power Play

    01/13/2010 6:10:04 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies · 1,285+ views ^ | January 13, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Politics: With the Massachusetts Senate race in a dead heat, the Service Employees International Union makes a massive ad buy for a Democrat raising money from lobbyists. Sorry, Sen. Kerry, but the tea party's coming. Having received a tsunami warning, the purple shirts of the SEIU have sprung into action with a major ad buy trying to pull the Senate candidacy of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley from the jaws of defeat. The buy size of $685,000, extracted from the union dues of not-always-willing workers, is one of the biggest of the election. The ads note that Republican Scott Brown...
  • Records Show Keith Gladney Firing Unusual Event

    01/12/2010 8:43:18 AM PST · by BobMcCartyWrites · 4 replies · 1,203+ views
    Bob McCarty ^ | 1-12-10 | Bob McCarty
    Less than three months after he had received a positive performance review from his superiors at the St. Louis County (Mo.) Department of Health, Keith Gladney was fired Dec. 23 from his job as an animal control officer. Thanks to information I obtained recently via the Missouri Sunshine Law (See this post for details), I learned his firing was something of an unusual -- albeit rare -- event.
  • The Chicago Way (W.H. Threatens Nelson with AFB Closure)

    12/16/2009 4:29:19 PM PST · by raptor22 · 28 replies · 2,025+ views
    Investor's Business daily ^ | December 16, 2009 | IBD Editorial Staff
    Politics: If the Democrats' stitched-together Frankenstein monster of health care reform gets the 60 votes to get through the Senate, it will have been done through an assortment of bribes and brass knuckles. (snip) Sen. Ben Nelson, a Nebraska Democrat, has also been critical of the buy-in and public option, but he has an additional issue about whatever comes out of the Senate not involving public funding of abortion in any way. Michael Goldfarb on the Weekly Standard blog quotes a Senate aide as saying the White House is now threatening to put Nebraska's Offutt Air Force Base on the...
  • No Justice For Kenneth Gladney

    12/01/2009 5:42:06 PM PST · by raptor22 · 16 replies · 1,337+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 1, 2009 | IBD editorial staff
    Union Violence: An African-American is beaten up at a political rally by thugs shouting racial epithets, and after three months his assailants are charged with the moral equivalent of jaywalking. Why wasn't it a hate crime? The beating of Kenneth Gladney by people wearing the purple shirts of the Service Employees International Union outside a Missouri health care town hall meeting three months ago met all the classic definitions of a hate crime. Time was, the beating of a black man outside a protest rally, and the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators, would be headline news. Gladney was working...
  • Six charged in town hall disturbance (Kenneth Gladney Assault Case)

    11/25/2009 3:12:29 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 4 replies · 703+ views ^ | Nov. 25, 2009 | Patrick M. O'Connell
    ST. LOUIS COUNTY • Six people arrested in August outside a raucous town hall meeting in south St. Louis County have been charged with misdemeanor ordinance violations. The six, including a Post-Dispatch reporter, had attended a demonstration outside an Aug. 6 forum called by U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-St. Louis, at Bernard Middle School in Mehlville to discuss health care reform. The charges were filed Tuesday by the St. Louis County counselor’s office, which prosecutes misdemeanor ordinance violations in unincorporated areas. All are to appear in court Jan. 21. The maximum penalty upon conviction would be one year in jail...
  • Is ‘Deck’ Stacked Against Kenneth Gladney?

    11/10/2009 1:25:14 PM PST · by BobMcCartyWrites · 4 replies · 597+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 11-10-09 | Bob McCarty
    Some believe the proverbial “deck” is stacked against Kenneth Gladney receiving justice. And who could blame them.
  • Kenneth Gladney Beating Case Remains in Limbo

    11/10/2009 8:08:44 AM PST · by BobMcCartyWrites · 8 replies · 535+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 11-09-09 | Bob McCarty
    On Aug. 6, the same day the White House told its supporters to “punch back twice as hard,” black conservative Kenneth Gladney found himself at the receiving end of several of those punches. He was beaten by a group of thugs from the Service Employees International Union after they found him selling conservative memorabilia outside Bernard Middle School, the site of of a South St. Louis County health care town hall meeting hosted by ultra-liberal Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-Mo.).
  • Why is Rodney King famous and Kenneth Gladney unknown?

    08/26/2009 9:38:01 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 5 replies · 634+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | 8/25/2009 | Why is Rodney King famous and Kenneth Gladney unknown?
    Here’s a question for you: Why is Rodney King famous and Kenneth Gladney unknown? Here’s a better question: If Kenneth Gladney — a black American who was beaten when he went to protest ObamaCare — had been there instead to support President Obama and had been beaten up and called a nigger …Well, does anyone doubt he would have been as famous as Rodney King? Why is Kenneth Gladney ignored? And why did a black patriot who showed up in opposition to ObamaCare with an AR-15 have his face and hands edited out of the video that MSNBC used to...
  • Congressmen On Milk Cartons?

    08/18/2009 5:29:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 840+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 18, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Leadership: Scores of congressmen and women are trying to hide from their constituents this August recess as the revolt over ObamaCare continues. If you haven't seen him or her lately, you might try your refrigerator.IBD Exclusive Series: Government-Run Healthcare: A Prescription For FailureIt's amazing how frightened of the community the party of the great community organizer has become now that the community has organized itself against his attempt to impose socialized medicine on the country. They cheered when he told them to get in the faces of their opponents. Now they won't show their faces, period. Senate Majority Whip Dick...
  • Examiner Editorial: Union thugs try to silence critics of Obamacare

    08/15/2009 8:25:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies · 1,298+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | August 14, 2009 | The Editors
    To hear the White House and its Democratic congressional allies tell it, Americans who have vigorously questioned their representatives about Obamacare are nothing more than paid protesters organized by right-wing extremists and evil corporations determined to stop health care reform in its tracks. Earlier this week in a USA Today op-ed, for example, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, described the protestors as "un-American." Over on the Senate side, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the dissenters "fear-mongers," and Reid's deputy, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-IL, told CNN the protests were "being orchestrated." And a...
  • Liberal Nazis beat up disabled black man for supporting The American Dream

    08/13/2009 10:28:46 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 23 replies · 977+ views
    Today I was outraged and disgusted over the news of the beating of an African American man in a wheelchair simply for speaking out against Obama's socialist health care scam and for distributing American flags at the hands of spoiled liberal hate crazed marxists. The incident took place in Missouri during a town hall meeting. Kenneth Gladney a 38 year old political activist was present handing out American flags. While there, members of the SEIU, a union service providers (most of whom work for lazy welfare parasites) confronted him over the flags, called him the n-word and then mercilessly beat...
  • Surpising lack of outrage over African American who was assualted at town hall meeting

    08/12/2009 10:19:59 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 46 replies · 3,968+ views ^ | August 6, 2009 | Michael Moore
    On the evening of August 6, 2009, Kenneth Gladney was attacked outside a town hall meeting hosted by Democratic Congressmen Russ Carnahan. Kenneth Gladney was handing out flags emblazoned with the traditional phrase “Don’t Tread on Me” when he was attacked by members of the Service Employees International Union. In an official statement, Gladney’s attorney David Brown stated: Kenneth was attacked on the evening of August 6, 2009 at Rep. Russ Carnahan’s town hall meeting in South St. Louis County. I was at the town hall meeting as well and witnessed the events leading up to the attack of Kenneth....
  • Kenneth Gladney to Tour U.S. Soon

    08/11/2009 8:01:22 PM PDT · by IAmKennethGladney · 11 replies · 649+ views | Kenneth Gladney
    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kenneth Gladney to Tour U.S. Soon to Discuss Individual Rights in New Educational Program, "Project Liberty" St. Louis, Missouri August 11, 2009 -- Kenneth Gladney thanks everyone for their outpouring of support and well wishes. After he recovers from his injuries, Kenneth plans to travel across the country to promote Project Liberty, a new educational program designed to teach America's youth about their fundamental rights under the Constitution. Kenneth inform young people about his experiences on the fateful night of August 6, 2009 at Rep. Russ Carnahan's town hall meeting in South St. Louis and...
  • Breaking-- Kenneth Gladney Will File Hate Crime Charges Against Leftist Thug Attackers

    08/11/2009 8:42:14 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 39 replies · 1,831+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 11, 2009
    On Thursday August 6, 2009, Kenneth Gladney was beaten by SEIU thugs after a Russ Carnahan town hall meeting in St. Louis. Although he was too weak to speak after his public beating on Thursday, Kenneth Gladney attended the protest against SEIU violence on Saturday in St. Louis. Kenneth was beaten, kicked and called racist names by Russ Carnahan's SEIU supporters after the town hall meeting on Thursday. Allman in the Morning at 97.1 FM Talk Radio reported today that Kenneth Gladney, the man who was beaten by Russ Carnahan-supporting SEIU thugs after a town hall meeting last Thursday, will...
  • Kenneth Gladney: 21st century Crispus Attucks

    08/10/2009 11:41:46 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies · 913+ views
    American, Thinker ^ | August 11, 2009 | Matthew May
    Service Employees International Union (SEIU) thugs beat Mr. Gladney during a recent St. Louis town hall meeting. His crime in the eyes of a "service" employee was selling paraphernalia celebrating and advocating freedom. For his transgression, Mr. Gladney won a two-day stay at the hospital and the indignation of a racial epithet delivered by the perpetrators of the beating. Mr. Gladney was beaten protesting for freedom from coercion at the hands of a powerful government. Mr. Gladney is a black American. Crispus Attucks, a black American, was one of the first men killed by the British at the Boston Massacre....
  • Figures... Leftists Hurl Racist Insults at Black Man After Horrible Beating

    08/10/2009 10:26:12 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 17 replies · 1,124+ views
    GatewayPundit ^ | August 10, 2009
    August 10, 2009 Figures... Leftists Hurl Racist Insults at Black Man After Horrible Beating On Thursday night, Kenneth Gladney was beaten, kicked and called racist names by Russ Carnahan's SEIU supporters after a town hall meeting in Mehlville, Missouri. Now, the Left is mocking him. The racists at Fire Dog Lake lead the charge with this racist photo of Kenneth the silly black man in a wheelchair: [Pic in URL: Warning] The title of their post says it all: Kenneth the Teabagging Drama Queen (Updated) Not only do these racists mock Kenneth's fragile condition after the beating he endured from...
  • Drudge will not cover Kenneth Gladney beating.

    08/10/2009 9:41:38 AM PDT · by Minus_The_Bear · 24 replies · 2,966+ views
    Even though the the story of Mr. Gladney's beating made the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch DRUDGE AND WIRE SERVICES WILL NOT COVER THIS. WHY WILL NO MEDIA OUTLETS COVER A BLACK MAN BEING BEATEN DOWN BY THUGS? Are you paying attention now? Ver. 2 DU, Daily Kos, and FireDogLake all leftists mocking and racially slurring Mr. Gladney. NO MEDIA OULETS WILL REPORT THIS!!!
  • Have You Heard Ken Gladney's Story?

    08/10/2009 6:02:56 AM PDT · by Obadiah · 8 replies · 1,077+ views
    RealClear Politics ^ | 8/10/09 | Andrew Breitbart
    The first round of protests against the Obama administration's chaotic and rapid-fire expansion of government came in the form of grass-roots "tea parties," which were predictably met with scorn by the Democrat-Media Complex (the natural coalition of the Democratic Party and the mainstream media.) CNN's Anderson Cooper and MSNBC's Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow led the charge, declaring concerned Americans "tea baggers," an allusion to an absurd sexual fetish beneath describing in a family newspaper. This attack on hundreds of thousands of people practicing their constitutional right to protest speaks volumes not just about the hardened sociopolitical leanings of America's...
  • "They tipped their hand too soon" Tea Party vs. SEIU makes front page in St. Louis

    08/09/2009 11:37:47 AM PDT · by GVnana · 101 replies · 5,432+ views
    By now you know of the atrocity committed by SEIU union thugs against Kenneth Gladney, a slight, mild-mannered man who sold pins and flags at Russ Canahan's August 6th healthcare town hall in St. Louis. The St. Louis Tea Party immediately organized a demonstration against the St. Louis offices of SEIU, placing the blame for Gladney's injuries exactly where they belonged -- on the head's of Barack Obama and his union goons. See: See the extended reporting on the St. Louis Tea Party here:
  • Rally Held in St. Louis to Protest Beating of Black Conservative by Pro-ObamaCare Thugs - Video

    08/08/2009 5:50:25 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 48 replies · 1,700+ views
    Here is video from a rally today outside the SEIU Union Headquarters today in St. Louis, Missouri. The rally was to protest the beating of Black Conservative Kenneth Gladney who was beaten the other night outside a Rep. Russ Carnahan Health Care Town Hall Meeting. Gladney was reportedly beaten by union supporters of Carnahan wearing SEIU t-shirts. This video shows Gladney sitting in a wheelchair while his attorney reads a statement in his behalf. The attorney said Gladney could not speak because he is taking strong pain medication and still suffering from the beating. Gateway Pundit has much more on...
  • St Louis Tea Party Protest Beating Of Kenneth Gladney + Video Of Glandney In WheelChair (2 Videos)

    08/08/2009 1:46:55 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 18 replies · 725+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 8/8/09 | talkradio03
    Imagine that instead of Kenneth Gladney getting roughed up, it was Professor Gates, look at how different these situations are treated in just 2 short weeks...(2 Videos just released)
  • Eye Witness to St. Louis Scuffle: 'SEIU Representative Punched Him In the Face.'

    08/08/2009 2:29:36 AM PDT · by Scanian · 67 replies · 2,507+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | August 7, 2009 | Mary Katherine Ham
    Last night, as reports began to emerge of unrest at two big health care town halls in Tampa and St. Louis, a man on Twitter claiming to work with SEIU, claimed a handful of arrests in St. Louis had been Obamacare critics, and they'd been arrested for assaulting SEIU members. His report was dutifully repeated by liberals looking to paint the violence as caused by critics of the administration. When I went looking for corroboration of his story, I found something quite different in this report from the Post-Dispatch: Kenneth Gladney, 38, a conservative activist from St. Louis, said he...
  • Eyewitness Account of Union Thugs Beating Black Independent Tea Party Attendee

    08/07/2009 6:26:37 PM PDT · by GoreNoMore · 56 replies · 2,045+ views
    Demand Justice! Denounce Violence! Saturday at SEIU Office by admin on August 7, 2009 in ACTION 1 Comment DATE: Saturday, August 8, 2009 (tomorrow) TIME: Noon LOCATION: SEIU Headquarters, 5585 Pershing Ave., Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63112 The St. Louis Tea Party will hold a press conference and peaceable protest at SEIU Headquarters 5585 Pershing Ave., Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63112 at Noon Saturday, August 8, 2009. The protest is to demand justice for Kenneth Gladney, an African-American conservative who was brutally beaten by 4 individuals, at least 2 of whom were identified as SEIU representatives. The beatings...
  • St.Louis tea party-protest at SEIU hdqtrs. !!

    08/07/2009 11:30:26 AM PDT · by maine yankee · 205 replies · 7,380+ views
    st louis tea party website ^ | 08/07/09 | maine yankee
    The St. Louis Tea Party will hold a press conference and peaceable protest at SEIU Headquarters 5585 Pershing Ave., Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63112 at Noon Saturday, August 8, 2009 snip The Tea Party specifically requests the NAACP and the ACLU to come out in support of Kenneth Gladney’s rights which were trampled by these hooligans. We call on Representative Russ Carnahan to denounce the beating. We call on President Obama to denounce the beatings. We call on St. Louis County to prosecute the assailants to fullest extent of the law.
  • Demand Justice! Denounce Violence! Saturday at SEIU Office

    DATE: Saturday, August 8, 2009 (tomorrow) TIME: Noon LOCATION: SEIU Headquarters, 5585 Pershing Ave., Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63112 The St. Louis Tea Party will hold a press conference and peaceable protest at SEIU Headquarters 5585 Pershing Ave., Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63112 at Noon Saturday, August 8, 2009. The protest is to demand justice for Kenneth Gladney, an African-American conservative who was brutally beaten by 4 individuals, at least 2 of whom were identified as SEIU representatives. The beatings included racial slurs and required hospitalization of Mr. Gladney. As videos show, the attack was unprovoked and no...
  • VIDEO: Suspects Arrested After Racial Assault on Black Conservative at St. Louis Town Hall

    Watch Video: Louis Post-Dispatch: Kenneth Gladney, 38, a conservative activist from St. Louis, said he was attacked by some of those arrested as he handed out yellow flags with “Don’t tread on me” printed on them. He spoke to the Post-Dispatch from the emergency room at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, where he said he was awaiting treatment for injuries to his knee, back, elbow, shoulder and face. Gladney, who is black, said one of his attackers, also a black man, used a racial slur against him before the attack
  • Union Thugs Deliver Unprovoked Beating on Black Conservative at Carnahan Town Hall

    08/07/2009 8:31:43 AM PDT · by OriginalChristian · 69 replies · 4,414+ views
    St, Louis Tea Party ^ | 07 AUG 2009 | Unknown
    Email from eye witness and attorney confirms that SEIU-logo’d thugs attacked and beat a black man for distributing Gadsen flags following a Town Hall in St. Louis County on Thursday. Race was a factor in the beating.
  • Conservative African-American Says He was Attacked Outside St. Louis Town Hall Event - Video 8/6/09

    08/07/2009 7:38:42 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 8 replies · 551+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 7, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is raw video of a Conservative African-American who said he was attacked at a St. Louis Town Hall Event. Several people were reportedly arrested: "Two of those were arrested on suspicion of assault, one of resisting arrest and three on suspicion of committing peace disturbances. Carnahan was gone when the ruckus started. Kenneth Gladney, a 38-year-old conservative activist from St. Louis, said he was attacked by some of those arrested as he handed out yellow flags with "Don't tread on me" printed on them. He spoke to the Post-Dispatch from the emergency room of the St. John's Mercy Medical...