Earlier this morning 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.I have no words except to encourage you to read this post in its entirety because this union's behavior is unacceptable. Period.
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.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Obama Demeans The Office Further
The Gladney-ization of America: Trumka sits with First Lady After AFL-CIO Took Hostages