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Old 08-19-2011, 12:54 AM
 
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More like reasonable people, who will get a job done when those who are too good to realize they ain't worth what they're paid, go on strike.

Especially in THIS economy.
I stand by what I said.
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Old 08-19-2011, 01:23 AM
 
Location: In this horrid OBOMINATION
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I stand by what I said.
Be careful what you stand for. You might get knocked down by an angry union member...or even shot
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Old 08-19-2011, 01:25 AM
 
Location: In this horrid OBOMINATION
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Just pointing out more hypocrisy. Anti-union neocons painting the entire labor movement by one incident by one wackjob, yet have no problem with senseless wars fought for profit.
LOL Wars for profit...YHGTBKM
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Old 08-19-2011, 01:29 AM
 
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Lambertville vandalism turns life-threatening

Great union tradition. Don't get your way, get violent.
Both sides have their nutjobs.

The working class has this thug, the right had Timothy McVeigh.
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Old 08-19-2011, 06:52 AM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Lambertville vandalism turns life-threatening

Great union tradition. Don't get your way, get violent.
The union goon didn't shoot a scab, he shot the owner of the small business the unions goons have been intimidating, threatening and bullying for years...all because the guy has a non-union shop, all because the guy AND his workers are successful.

Last edited by sanrene; 08-19-2011 at 07:29 AM.. Reason: spelling
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:20 AM
 
Location: bold new city of the south
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Scabs = scum......period
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The union goon didn't shot a scab, he shot the owner of the small business the unions goons have been intimidating, threatening and bullying for years...all because the guy has a non-union shop, all because the guy AND his workers are successful.
The man who was shot was not a scab (a scab is someone who is crossing a picket line in a strike to work, my father was in a union), He is the owner of a COMPETITOR,
something today's unions don't like-competition.
This is the story below,

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department is working to solve a case of vandalism that turned life-threatening.
John King was shot in the arm last week when he surprised a man trying to slash the tires on the truck at his Lambertville home.The word "scab" was also scrawled on the side.
King says he became suspicious when he saw an outside security light outside go on.
When he stepped out of his front door, the man fired one shot and ran off.

King is the owner of the largest non-union electrical contracting company in the area.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:35 AM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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However, during the Great Recession, King’s business has actually improved as his union competitors have priced themselves out of work.

Unfortunately, being a non-union electrical company, King has always been on the radar of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). In fact, in 2006, he won a significant case against the IBEW at the US Court of Appeals, after the union had improperly promised his electricians jobs on union sites if they voted the union into King’s company.
This is what the union philosophy has come to. Open job shop, right to work state....bad, bad, bad...for them.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:37 AM
 
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So are the Pinkertons used to surpress unionization. Both sides are too willing to use violence. There are better ways to settle differences.
Where is the pinkerton's doing that now or violence now that justifies this. I guess one could say union corrution shows that corportations are just doing what unions have done also.Strange statement really.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:38 AM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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I was NOT defending the Thugs of either side. Just pointing out that both sides used violence to get their way.
In TODAY'S world, you cannot make that claim. It is the unions, solely, that use violence and intimidation.

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Scabs = scum......period
Riiiighghghgt...that deserves whatever they get...right? Any action by the thuggish, goonish union is justified, right?
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:36 AM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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There are violent people within all groups on this planet. Violence within a group shouldn't be the deciding factor in whether or not the foundation of the group should be demolished. It certainly shouldn't be tolerated anywhere in any way, shape, or form.

(and Americans have never said, "Agree with us, or else???")

Really you do not know the union members i know of then. Yep they want you to agree with them. Even in speaking to me, they have a arrogant way about them, this is in the high desert area. The ones i have spoken with, you agree with them or else, that is what the guy said to me. He will tell you why you have to agree with them, i don't pay attention to that sort of stuff, i honestly don't care.

No not all union members are the same, your right, but a lot of them do have that mentality. And no i am more then sure there are very logical and very nice union members. Some do have that mentality, agree with our way of thinking, they told me so. I did not care for the guy, i met him around 4 years ago. Arrogant pompas fool, with a persnoality of a snail.
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