Friday, September 09, 2011

O's Buddies

The Gladney-ization of America: Trumka sits with First Lady After AFL-CIO Took Hostages -
"[...]500 or so members of the AFL-CIO stormed a port in Washington, vandalized the facility, reportedly cut the brake lines of train cars, and held six guards hostage. Shockingly, no one was arrested. Earlier that week a judge issued a restraining order against this same group after they clashed with police while brandishing bats and issuing death threats. Nineteen people were arrested for misdemeanors.

"While all of this was going on, the group’s head, Richard Trumka, was invited as a guest of the President to tonight’s jobs address.

Rebel Pundit reminds us of when Illinois’ Jan Schakowsky called tea party-supporting congressmen “radical hostage takers.” I wonder if the congresswoman would like to amend her statement now?
If you thought that all of this would score major news coverage, you’d be wrong. Only a handful of outlets have written about it. As of this writing, I’ve not seen any television coverage and I have not seen a single mention of it on a Soros-funded blog.
"Trumka sat with the First Lady — along with GE President Jeff Immelt (while the President gave an address that ironically touched on crony capitalism and big business) as though nothing had happened.[...]" Read All