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Self-Described Thugs
Weekly Standard, by Scrapbook

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/23/2014 4:37:53 AM

To hear the left tell it, the right is seething with hatred, ready to erupt into violence at any moment. Pro-lifers, gun owners, and Tea Partiers—a Venn diagram that encompasses more than half the country—are all sub rosa thugs. The media assist by reflexively blaming acts of political violence on conservatives, even when no such connection exists. Last week provided a good reminder that one of the biggest sources of political violence in this country has long been and remains labor unions. The Justice Department filed racketeering and arson charges against the Ironworkers Local 401 in Philadelphia. “The defendants relied

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/23/2014 5:32:35 AM     (No. 9742994)

I´ve been reading quite a few cases where the Justice Dept. is cracking down on obvious left wing crooks which is really surprising.The rubber meets the road if they ever get real jail time which I seriously doubt.

They can probably beat the rap by making a hefty donation to one of Obama´s PACs which he shouldn´t even have since he can´t run again.

It would be funny to watch if Obama ran for governor of Illinois.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ben Around, 2/23/2014 7:11:16 AM     (No. 9743040)

How about all the violence among the thugs that barry organized in his illustrious career as a community organizer in chicago? It is so routine that the media has stopped reporting it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232, 2/23/2014 7:30:32 AM     (No. 9743063)

I worked on a union construction project a few years ago. The company that I worked for did low voltage installations and was a non-union company. Because we were a non-union company, we had to do our work at night so as to not offend the union workers. That wasn´t the worst of it. During the day, the union electricians would cut our cable. And when you have miles of cable running thru a multi-story building, finding where the cable was cut was labor intensive and drove up the costs for the owner. Eventually, we had to work during the day where we were often accosted, accused of taking food out of union workers baby´s mouths, our tools went missing and the union workers went out of their way to obstruct our progress.

I used to tell my crew to be thankful they weren´t in New York, where a non-union worker might find himself at the bottom of an elevator shaft.

I saw what happened to the steel industry, thanks to the unions. And I remember that union members would frequently vandalize the tractor trailer owned by a non-union trucker friend of mine. I also remember union members taking shots at barges when the truckers union went on strike.

I despise unions. Wherever a union is, the chances of violence increases by a factor of 10. The true believers are more than happy to rough up non-union workers and more than happy to commit sabotage.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/23/2014 12:55:36 PM     (No. 9743396)

There is something about the ´spirit´ of collectivism which proudly proclaims: "We don´t have to be right or play fair because there are so many of us."

This notion pervades all things which come from the left.

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