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Right-to-work proponents
demand justice for violence

Washington Times, by Andrea Billups

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/13/2012 10:31:10 PM

LANSING, Mich. — Conservative activists and supporters of Michigan’s new right-to-work law gathered on the Statehouse lawn Thursday to demand justice for what they said were threats, intimidation and entrapment under a tent that was destroyed by union supporters during protests two days earlier by thousands of labor union activists. Scott Hagerstrom, state director of Americans for Prosperity-Michigan, said he had filed a police report for assault and destruction of property with the Michigan State Police’s Capitol post after aggressive pro-union forces used knives

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gollyneds, 12/13/2012 10:34:21 PM     (No. 9064516)

next time use firehoses on the union thugs. for one thing they hurt like hell. for another, it would be no fun being soaking wet in freezing temperatures. hopefully pneumonia will take the fight out of the thugs and if one or more of them die? oh well.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cjohn2979, 12/13/2012 10:35:15 PM     (No. 9064518)

Those cops are in a union. Wouldn´t hold my breath.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northcross, 12/13/2012 10:45:56 PM     (No. 9064532)

Literal "entrapment" as the tent collapsed on the good guys. Any comment from the local DA?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/13/2012 11:23:26 PM     (No. 9064555)

#2, yes. I watched an interview with a lead MI trooper. Michigan should be embarrassed. His demeanor of nonchalance, big deal spoke volumes. These guys are glad tht tent was destroyed. Nothing will be done.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jl80863, 12/14/2012 12:54:40 AM     (No. 9064612)

The comment from #2 is accurate. Cops and Firefighters were specifically exempted from the Wisconsin changes pertaining to public employee unions and yet they fell all over themselves supporting the "teachers" union.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/14/2012 1:40:30 AM     (No. 9064642)

It pains me to agree with #2, but that appears to be the cops´ rationale.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: flatwater, 12/14/2012 3:04:55 AM     (No. 9064685)

So, when are the Lansing Police going to make arrests.

They have photos.

They have the videotape.

They even have the name of one of the union scumbuckets who violently attacked Steven Crowder. Crowder´s attacker is Lansing´s own Tony Camargo, a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

So, what´s holding up those arrests?

Could it be that Lansing´s union cops are corrupt union scumbuckets as well?

Still waiting for those arrests.

Go ahead, Lansing, Michigan, and prove your cops aren´t as corrupt as your typical union stooges...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: beamer, 12/14/2012 5:31:25 AM     (No. 9064740)

The cesspool of Michigan politics will not stand for justice. The guy deserved to get punched. The UAW is the reason our auto makers are going broke.

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