Posts tagged "Richard Trumka"

Union Plan: 'Forget About the Law, Brand Businesses as Human Right Violators'

-By Warner Todd Huston Once again we see how lawless the Obama administration and its allies in unions are. By their own admission they don’t care about the law. In the following video we see Obama’s appointee to his Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations and United Auto Workers President, Bob King, telling attendees... Read more »

Union Chief Tries to Steal Civil Rights Movement

-By Warner Todd Huston A few weeks ago AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka used the Civil Rights movement as a comparison for his union work. He wanted his audience to imagine that unionism is somehow just like the struggles for equality under the law that African Americans sought in the middle of last century. This is... Read more »

AFL-CIO Union Chief: We Need to Raise Taxes to Pay Union Members More

-By Warner Todd Huston You know the old saying, “stupid is as stupid does”? Enter the AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka, one of the most violence prone union presidents in America, who has come up with a brilliant strategy to solve America’s troubles. He says we need to raise taxes to pay his union members even higher... Read more »

Great: One of the Most Violent Union Thugs Now Appearing With Thug Teachers in Wisconsin

-By Warner Todd Huston AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has decided to flock to the side of thug Wisconsin teachers on Friday. This should not be much of a surprise. Trumka understands that this battle could serve to galvanize anti-union sympathies all across the country, and rightfully so. With the hate and “violent rhetoric” being employed... Read more »

Union Boss With History of Violence Decries Vitriolic Rhetoric of Right

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, it’s the old “glass houses” story, isn’t it? AFL-CIO boss Richard Trumka weighed in on the criminal shooting in Arizona and naturally he blamed the whole incident on “too much vitriolic, hate-filled rhetoric that we hear on radio and television.” This from a guy who has many times used worse... Read more »

Obama Tells Labor, I'm On Your Side

-By Warner Todd Huston They gave him hundreds of millions of dollars for his campaign for president and for that Barack Obama has given Big Labor many, many payoffs, sweetheart deals, and regulatory favors. And this week he met in the White House with members of Big Labor and told them that he was sill... Read more »

Violence Soaked AFL-CIO Prez Calls Palin a McCarthyite?

-By Warner Todd Huston For his Labor Day weekend trick, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka leveled the charge of McCarthyism at former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. This is a bit rich from a guy with blood on his hands — and I don’t say that figuratively, either. At a September 2 meeting sponsored by the Christian... Read more »

AFL-CIO Leader Attacks Palin

-By Warner Todd Huston AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke before the union’s Biennial Convention in Anchorage, Alaska today. In that speech Trumka called Governor Palin a new Joe McCarthy and says she has come “close to calling for violence.” He also objected to Palin’s use of the phrase “union thugs” in her comments and Internet... Read more »

AFL-CIO Chief Pleading for Union Support of Dems in Nov.

-By Warner Todd Huston The AFL-CIO plans to spend another $50 million coming to the aid of Democrats during this campaign season for the 2010 midterms. But all is not well in uniondom as many unions are very, very unhappy with various and sundry Democrat candidates across the country. Still, AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka has... Read more »

Here's a Leftist Spin on Healthcare For You

-By Warner Todd Huston AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said that Obamacare is a “momentous step toward comprehensive health care.” Implicit in that statement is that Obamacare isn’t finished and the left fully intends to up the ante even more as time goes on. But that isn’t the spin I announced in my headline. Here is... Read more »