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Nonunion Ala. crews turned
away from Sandy recovery

WAFF-TV [Huntsville, AL], by Mark Thornhill

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Posted By:Ribicon, 11/2/2012 12:07:54 AM

Seaside Heights, New Jersey - The hurricane-ravaged east coast has been receiving north Alabama help, but crews from Huntsville Utilities learned they'll be doing work in Long Island, New York instead of in New Jersey. Crews from Huntsville, as well as Decatur Utilities and Joe Wheeler out of Trinity headed up there this week, but Derrick Moore, one of the Decatur workers, said they were told by crews in New Jersey that they can't do any work there since they're not union employees.(Snip) The crews were told to stand down. In fact, Moore said the crew from Trinity is already

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Ah, Jersey. I can smell the corruption from here.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: phx4546, 11/2/2012 12:13:12 AM     (No. 8981259)

The union just built a new gun "It doesn't work and you can't fire it"

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Reply 2 - Posted by: AnnG, 11/2/2012 12:16:30 AM     (No. 8981262)

I seriously doubt the people without power could care less if a nonunion worker is helping to restore their electricity.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 4Justice, 11/2/2012 12:18:27 AM     (No. 8981265)

One of a billion reasons I would NEVER want to live in New Jersey.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 11/2/2012 12:19:52 AM     (No. 8981268)

You can't fix STUPID.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/2/2012 12:20:04 AM     (No. 8981269)

Yes, these are the real American values Democrats love to pontificate about, right? Awful. Unions are beneath contempt. Ths is the stuff Romney campaign needs to speak up about. Go R/R !!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 11/2/2012 12:22:56 AM     (No. 8981272)

After 9-11, volunteers from La. went up to cook gumbo, tailgating style, for the workers digging for bodies at the twin towers. After a few days, they were told that since they didn't have permits, they couldn't help. They were GIVING away food purchased with money donated by the citizens of La. Oh, and they were hurting the local merchants. Yep...not fair to give food to the 1st. responders and other volunteers. Make'm pay. Stupid is stupid.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: janylou, 11/2/2012 12:23:11 AM     (No. 8981273)

You really got a hold on....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 11/2/2012 12:24:30 AM     (No. 8981276)

I wonder if the tornado victims in Tuscaloosa turned down help from non-union crews who were gracious enough to come help? Somehow I doubt it.

Muncsmom

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Reply 9 - Posted by: CEP, 11/2/2012 12:26:53 AM     (No. 8981282)

Unbelievable

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/2/2012 12:34:44 AM     (No. 8981287)

Hopefully Christie will publicly lambaste the people responsible for putting their unions before the victims needs.

Thanks, though... for making the clearest argument EVER for getting rid of unions.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/2/2012 12:35:54 AM     (No. 8981288)

When you wear the union label....
/s

What a bunch of idiots.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: iamtinman, 11/2/2012 12:48:23 AM     (No. 8981298)

If they don't want your help folks, I'm sure you could find something to do back in Alabama. You don't need this abuse when you're just trying to help.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: bubby, 11/2/2012 12:49:53 AM     (No. 8981299)

I live near Houston and have been without power for days because of hurricanes and it makes everything more difficult. No gas, no ice, no water, no fridge, no air conditioning, roads blocked by down trees etc. If any utility had been turned away from helping us get power for any reason I would have been livid. Fortunately I live in Texas and we don't support this kind of union workers only crap!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Opsimath, 11/2/2012 12:54:52 AM     (No. 8981302)

It's unions like these that have made cesspools of great American cities. They don't care about the citizens/taxpayers their city & county bosses are sworn to serve. They are like snarling dogs that protect a maggot-infested piece of meat for fear it will all go away. Such ignorance; such pettiness that the unions would endanger the population by turning down the good will of those who have made personal sacrifices to come and help. When the power is out, I don't ask the lineman for his union card.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: gesundheit, 11/2/2012 12:59:46 AM     (No. 8981305)

What good does it do for the president to declare a ''State of Emergency'' in New Jersey if vital help can be turned away due to vital workers' lack of union credentials?

Why isn't the president enforcing his emergency declaration by waiving union requirements?

Why haven't sufficient gasoline supplies arrived in New Jersey as promised by the president?

Why, if the easily enraged Governor of New Jersey truly cares about the people of his state, hasn't he already died of apoplexy at the indignities Washington and the unions have been visiting upon his constituents?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: stonepony, 11/2/2012 1:06:21 AM     (No. 8981308)

They can now live in darkness as it seems they vote with their heads up their..... Should be normal for them..

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Distorted, 11/2/2012 1:21:47 AM     (No. 8981312)

Some of the 28 million rats flushed up from the sewers of NYC ended up in the union halls running things.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Tianne, 11/2/2012 2:36:11 AM     (No. 8981340)

Absolutely sickening and outrageous and, please, a 'Must Read'.

From President Smarty-Pants-on-Fire:
“America is with you; we are standing behind you; and we are going to do everything we can to get you back on your feet.”
“No bureaucracy. No red tape,”
“The great thing about America is when we go through tough times like this, we all pull together. We look out for our friends. We look out for our neighbors. And we set aside whatever issues we may have otherwise to make sure that we respond appropriately and with swiftness.”

But, after even swifter consultation with my Union-Head advisors, let me add that non-union volunteer utility workers like those from Alabama and Virginia should just stay home.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: janylou, 11/2/2012 2:52:21 AM     (No. 8981358)

This reminds me of BP oil spill when Obozo wouldn't let the oil slick cleaning ships in because of the unions and the oil contined to get closer and closer to shore, but it didn't matter to the unions nor to Obozo.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Elvira, 11/2/2012 4:21:16 AM     (No. 8981400)

God help us..

The dems have us so divided.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/2/2012 4:24:24 AM     (No. 8981401)

The electric workers in NY/NJ are going to cleanup on overtime,even more so since the feds are picking up the tab. They don't want no outsiders cutting in on their overtime which could go on for weeks.Maybe even triple pay for working Sundays.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/2/2012 5:15:55 AM     (No. 8981424)

So...when Barry said to cut bureauracy and red tape, he forgot to say 'except unions'.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 11/2/2012 5:16:04 AM     (No. 8981425)

Good thing New Jersey's own Chris Christie will solve the problem....after he puts down the Obama pom poms.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/2/2012 5:40:58 AM     (No. 8981444)

Free people in a free society selected their own leaders. Let 'em go hungry in the dark with no heat.

There are some people you just can't help.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/2/2012 6:25:39 AM     (No. 8981485)

So much for helping the people affected.
Typical union slug behavior.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Kristen, 11/2/2012 9:54:15 AM     (No. 8981905)

Disgusting!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/2/2012 10:02:04 AM     (No. 8981930)

Obama's Amerika.

It's not surprising that this news would appear in an article that covers Alabama, but I wonder if it's being broadcast in New Jersey ?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: pensom2, 11/2/2012 11:36:40 AM     (No. 8982271)

Some things never change. But for NYC, the State of New York votes conservative often enough that it would be at least a "toss up" state. Al Qaeda hijacks jets to fly into the WTC Towers, and NYC's population votes liberal and criticized Dubya after his administration rescued, and repaired them. Now they want the federal government to bear all the costs of repairing their city's hurricane damage--to be paid at union wages, with union graft, inefficiency, and kickbacks to the DNC.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/2/2012 11:43:49 AM     (No. 8982299)

This IS the Union Label. When you see it, don't buy it.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: hedduk, 11/2/2012 11:45:28 AM     (No. 8982303)

On April 27, 2011, 55 tornadoes hit the state of Alabama. Some small towns were totally devastated. My town was hit by two EF-4 tornadoes and 5 people died.

I worked at the EMA center organized by the people of our town. We turned the rec center into EMA central. We had volunteers who poured in from our town and all parts of the south and mid-west. I don't remember any from the north but don't quote me on that because there may have been.

It took the Red Cross and Federal EMA well over a week to finally get here. By that time we were fully established. Our center fed people 3 meals a day. It was staffed totally by volunteers from our town. Displaced people slept on the floor of the gym for weeks. Churches in the area fed and housed people and work crews. We had some churches from other states send 18 wheelers full of food, water and diapers and other supplies. We were always so excited to see these 18 wheelers arrive. We needed all the food and supplies we could get. Power crews came in from all around.




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Reply 31 - Posted by: hedduk, 11/2/2012 11:45:45 AM     (No. 8982307)

While every volunteer was a hero to our town I was so impressed by the churches from other areas who sent buses of volunteers and many brought heavy equipment which was needed to clear trees, etc. and help repair homes. Many of these people came back again and again for weeks.

People in my area are not rich, but they are very giving and they are willing to help someone in trouble. I guess that's why I am so mad about this article. I know people in my town who work in these skill areas and I know what kind of people they are. I also know what it feels like to be a town in need of help.

NJ has not only missed out on the chance to have our crews help repair the damage, it has missed out on an opportunity to make some new friends and learn more about us.

It is truly their loss.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: GOP_U_BET, 11/2/2012 11:52:55 AM     (No. 8982329)

#21, As for unions getting triple time for Sundays, same goes for Veteran's Day, they will either get triple time or triple time and a half (3.5). Same goes for Thanksgiving and there will still be work to do by then. Hopefully those Alabama crews were sent somewhere else along Sandy's path. I am sure the people on Staten Island would love to have their help.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: LadyHen, 11/2/2012 11:54:25 AM     (No. 8982337)

Hard working, nonunion crews from AL... they'd do twice the work in half the time. New Jersey's loss. Just ridiculous!!

I hope the people w/o power in the area get to hear about how their union overlords made their lives that much harder.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bmw50, 11/2/2012 12:06:42 PM     (No. 8982371)

You don't suppose this is a way to funnel funds to the unions and not smucks that just want to help? NAAA!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 11/2/2012 12:13:43 PM     (No. 8982395)

I certainly hope that our fine hostess is able to pass this particular article through her circle of influence. This ranks right up their with the SEIU slugs instructing the snow plow operators to go slow and hold the blade at least 6 inches off the pavement.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: lana720, 11/2/2012 12:47:42 PM     (No. 8982484)

Great opportunity for Christie to break this union - do it!!!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: reevesfarm, 11/2/2012 12:56:38 PM     (No. 8982507)

I live in South Alabama and earlier this week watched dozens and dozens of power trucks heading north. I was proud to see them heading out to help and am sorry to see people suffer needlessly because of the stupid unions. I hope that when they do get power back they hear all about this.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Mother of AL, 11/2/2012 1:24:08 PM     (No. 8982572)

Years ago, in Carter's *gas crisis*, bumper stickers were seen in the South; DRIVE 70 AND FREEZE A YANKEE. I say, let New Jersey freakin freeze

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Reply 39 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 11/2/2012 1:32:36 PM     (No. 8982591)

Too bad Alabama doesn't play Rutgers this year.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: ncgrammie4, 11/2/2012 1:37:40 PM     (No. 8982603)

I lived on the Miss gulf coast during Katrina and can tell you no help of any kind was turned away. On Tues morning I told my husband that this would happen. When people start to rebuild they will find out just what their lib demands will cost them. Just like the rebuilding of Ground Zero, we will still be hearing about this for the next 20 years.


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Reply 41 - Posted by: Zumkopf, 11/2/2012 2:09:15 PM     (No. 8982684)

One hopes Chris Christie will stop slobbering over Obama long enough to unleash his famous temper on the union idiots who screwed the citizens here.

One hopes. But I kind of doubt it.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: kono, 11/2/2012 2:42:48 PM     (No. 8982783)

When the author of the Book of Revelation wrote of "the mark of the beast", could he have been referring to a union card? Can't participate in the economy without it...

Ah yes -- unions protecting workers from being oppressed by businesses. In this context, unions are big (monkey-) business.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/2/2012 2:55:01 PM     (No. 8982834)

Ahhh the Union THUGS, always thinking of others.../SSSSSSSSSSSSS

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Reply 44 - Posted by: jerseyden, 11/2/2012 3:16:21 PM     (No. 8982927)

After the last few years of watching the union's activity thou out the country when time comes for me to buy a new car I will make sure it's not from a union company. I had already written off GM and Chrysler, but now Ford is also on my list.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: steveracer, 11/2/2012 4:00:27 PM     (No. 8983078)

It is Bush's fault isn't it. It all George Bush's fault. Where is George Bush. Sandy is his Katrina too !!!

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Reply 46 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 11/2/2012 4:17:21 PM     (No. 8983129)

I am glad to report Sean Hannity has picked up this story big time on his Friday afternoon radio show. As far as I can tell no one else has picked up the story so far. The silence from Governor Christie is deafening. Sean keeps asking "Just who is in charge here?" Sean played a tape of Union Goons calling the Alabama power utility workers who came to help names like "scabs" and "job takers". Sickening to listen to. There are still hundreds of thousands of people without power in New Jersey and a winter storm is forecast for next week. So where is Gov Christie on this disgraceful news?

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Reply 47 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 11/2/2012 4:28:02 PM     (No. 8983156)

The Alabama crew went up there to HELP those union thugs restore power. When Andrew hit Louisiana in the area where I live I was struck, heartened by the electric crews coming in from out of state. It was beautiful and welcomed. Are the residents of NJ aware of what happened? Is KA Gov Christie po'd as he should be? We have a great power company here and luckily we live on the same "line" as 2 hospitals so we generally get our power fairly fast. I don't know what I think of the residents of NJ. They will have to step up and help themselves and neighbors. Don't whine and cry. Do something constructive. Sigh!

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/2/2012 4:53:11 PM     (No. 8983215)

Wonder how all the NYPD and NYFD union member retirees feel about this? Ignorance of this degree can only be found among union Democrats. Guess it's okay with them.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: DustDevil31, 11/2/2012 7:20:58 PM     (No. 8983575)

Jersey, let the union pump jockey fill 'er up. I to off in NY or Delaware when driving I-95.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: JediJerry, 11/2/2012 7:47:27 PM     (No. 8983619)

They deserve what they got and what they are getting. I still see bumper stickers that say Live Better, Work Union. Yeah sure right you betcha.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 11/2/2012 8:04:59 PM     (No. 8983649)

The site filter wouldn't allow me to submit what those union goons called the Southerners who drove hundreds of miles to help fellow countrymen in need.

Those Southerners showed themselves for who they are and the Northern union members claiming to speak for the whole community showed themselves.

In the end, the goons did more to themselves than anyone else, and I hope the tapes are replayed for years to come.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: ilovedogs, 11/2/2012 8:51:13 PM     (No. 8983732)

I've lived near Huntsville, these are the people I want next time we get a hurricane.

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Reply 53 - Posted by: strike3, 11/2/2012 10:12:29 PM     (No. 8983896)

This is just what zippy needs, a "Katrina" on top of Benghazigate. Only an incompetent fool like him could allow outrageous actions like this during a disaster. Only George W. Bush would ever receive the blame for something he made every effort to alleviate but the MSM wouldn't let him have any credit at all.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: Father of Internet, 11/3/2012 12:21:51 AM     (No. 8983999)

Christie already announced that they got bad information. That's all he said. CYA. The person who gave them that information needs to be publicly humiliated.

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Winston-Salem — Seven Winston-Salem and Greensboro residents were arrested following a five-year investigation into an organized prostitution ring in Winston-Salem that included minors and non-U.S. residents. Among those charged are: Mauro Aparicio Hernandez, 51, of 1422 Fitch St., Winston-Salem — importation of an alien for immoral purpose, human trafficking and kidnapping. Augusto Justino Valverde-Morales, 51, of 1438 N Cherry St., Winston-Salem — importation of alien for immoral purpose, human trafficking and kidnapping. Carmina Canton, 55, of 1825 Boulevard St., Greensboro — maintaining a

La-Z-Boy cutting 100
jobs in North Carolina
Winston-Salem Journal [NC], by Richard Craver    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/17/2014 10:43:27 PM     Post Reply
Two North Wilkesboro warehouse facilities will be closed by the end of the year as part of a major restructuring announced Thursday by La-Z-Boy Inc. The company, based in Monroe, Mich., also is closing its wooden furniture plant in Caldwell County as part of exiting domestic production of those products, and selling off its youth furniture business of Lea Industries. (Snip) “After careful analysis and much consideration, we made the difficult decision to transition our casegoods operation to become solely an importer of wood furniture,” Kurt Darrow, the company’s chairman, chief executive and president, said in a statement.

Aras Hussein jailed for
beheading teenage girlfriend
Independent [UK], by Heather Saul    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/17/2014 10:00:52 PM     Post Reply
A man who beheaded his girlfriend before stabbing himself has been sentenced to life with a minimum term of 20 years in prison. Aras Hussein, 21, stabbed student Reema Ramzan, 18, in her chest with a kitchen knife and began to decapitate her while she was still alive. He then stabbed himself in the chest, took his clothes off and went outside his flat in Shirecliffe, Sheffield. A neighbour saw him standing naked and covered in blood while holding a wad of money and a passport. Hussein admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility but denied murder at his



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