AFL CIO: Build A Guillotine
"Seize the means of production."
Last week, in response to a widely circulated picture of a Delta Airlines poster suggesting its workers would have more money for video game consoles if they didn't pay union dues, the AFL-CIO tweeted out a meme suggesting that deprived of a union, workers would be spending that money on a guillotine instead.
Incitement, Union, Greed
The Kansas chapter of the United Auto Workers union is using its website to draw attention to GM workers who choose not to pay union dues. UAW Local 31 dedicates an entire page of its website to listing the names and work stations of employees who have opted to exercise their rights not to be in the union. UAW Local 31 lists nearly 30 workers at the Fairfax, Kansas GM plant who are not in the union. The “Scab List” is published under the union website’s “Important Information” section.
The union supporters using the crosshair image is named Wal-Mart Free D.C. and is trying to prevent a Walmart from being built in D.C.
Democrat, Hate, Union, Violence
"Every once and awhile you need to get out on the streets and get a little bloody when necessary."
Incitement, Union, Violence
"I'm saying if you strike a match and you put your finger in it, you're likely to get burned."
Liberal, Incitement, Union, Violence, Smears
"We got to keep an eye on the battle that we face: The war on workers. And you see it everywhere, it is the Tea Party. And you know, there is only one way to beat and win that war. The one thing about working people is we like a good fight. And you know what? They've got a war, they got a war with us and there's only going to be one winner. It's going to be the workers of Michigan, and America. We're going to win that war," Jimmy Hoffa Jr. said to a heavily union crowd. "President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let's take these son of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong," Hoffa added.
Hate, Incitement, Union, Murder
A number of Twitter users, apparently unhappy with the budget plan, have publicly pleaded for somebody to kill Walker. "Someone please shoot him?!" one user Tweeted. "Crazy people wanted!!!! Please have sniper skills," another wrote, later adding: "Some one please take out the governor Scott Walker."
Incitement, Union, Violence, Character, Threats
In Illinois, Trumka told UMW members to “kick the s**t out of every last” worker who crossed his picket lines, according to the Nashville (Ill.) News. And as the National Right to Work Foundation, the leading anti-forced unionism organization in the country, pointed out, other UMW coalfield strikes resulted in what one judge determined were “violent activities … organized, orchestrated and encouraged by the leadership of this union.”
You Will Be Made To Care...
"The labor movement has this old saying, and I don't know if you want to take it -- is if you can't open their minds, open their heads."
Democrat, Hate, Incitement, Union, Violence
“I’m proud to be here with people who understand that it’s more than just sending an email to get you going. Every once and awhile you need to get out on the streets and get a little bloody when necessary,” Rep. Mike Capuano (D-Ma.) told a crowd in Boston on Tuesday rallying in solidarity for Wisconsin union members.
WEAC Publishes Home Addresses of Wisconsin Legislators
Democrat, Incitement, Union, Protest
"I can understand why Thomas Jefferson said a little revolution now and then is a good thing," said Bernero, the losing Democratic gubernatorial candidate last fall. "The assault on unions, the assault on the public employees is nothing less than an assault on the American people," he said.
Liberal, Hate, Incitement, Union, Protest
WI protesters call Gov. Walker a dictator, put crosshairs on his face