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Here Are 17 Reasons It’s IMPOSSIBLE For Hillary Clinton To Relate To Normal Americans

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This is from The Daily Caller.

The sad part is so many people alive are not aware how despicable the Clintons are especially the Hildabeast.

 

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton suffered quite a bit of mockery this week as her carefully orchestrated campaign rollout turned into a deluge of punchlines and Chipotle-related mockery.

It’s been great fun — and a refreshing relief from several sad years of reluctance to make fun of President Barack Obama.

At the same time, Clinton is more than a comical candidate who cannot possibly relate to regular, normal Americans. She’s also entitled and out-of-touch.

“The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents” by Ronald Kessler lays out episode after episode of rude, insolent, belligerent behavior by Hillary Clinton which demonstrates she is undeserving of the presidency and unfit to represent the United States.

A throng of Secret Service employees and White House staffers spoke very candidly with Kessler, the author of seven New York Times best sellers, for the August 2014 book.

Here are 17 examples of Clinton’s awfulness.

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Secret Service agents view protecting Hillary as a form of punishment. As Kessler notes, Clinton frequently declares her deep concern for ordinary Americans. And, in fact, the Wellesley College-educated Democrat has stressed a fuzzy set of populist-progressive principles thus far in her campaign.

However, she has an embarrassingly long history of treating actual Americans terribly when she interacts with them. Her seething anger is so persistent that Secret Service agents and law enforcement personnel have long considered the assignment of protecting her “a form of punishment.”
“Hillary was so mistrustful and vengeful,” one ex-Secret Service agent told Kessler.

“She’s very angry and sarcastic and is very hard on her staff,” a source said. “She is a totally different person behind the scenes than what you see when she is being interviewed.”

“She’s known to snap at agents and yell at agents and dress them down to their faces, and they just have to be humble,” a source explained, “and walk away.”

“Agents don’t deserve that,” a Secret Service agent told Kessler. “They’re there to do a job, they’re there to protect her, they’ll lay their life down for hers, and there’s absolutely no respect for that.”

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Hillary is woefully disorganized and habitually late. Showing up on time won’t be a feature of a Hillary Clinton presidency, according to Kessler. “She had children running her campaign,” an agent who was around the 2000 version of Clinton told the author. “She had a lack of organization and a lack of maturity. She could not keep a schedule.”

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Hillary likes to tell the people who protect to fuck off. Back when the Monica Lewinsky scandal was in full bloom, Kessler recounts, a uniformed Secret Service was on duty on the South Lawn of the White House when Hillary showed up in the back of a limousine.

“The first lady steps out of the limo, and another uniformed officer says to her, ‘Good morning, ma’am,”‘ the agent told Kessler. “Her response to him was ‘F off.’ I couldn’t believe I heard it.”

4.
Hillary once had a father of four fired because he helped Barbara Bush with a computer problem. The man was a White House usher, Christopher B. Emery. Barbara Bush had contacted Emery when she was having problems setting up a laptop because Emery had helped the former first lady with computer problems a couple times previously.

For offering this assistance to a former White House resident, Hillary successfully demanded that Emery be fired. The family man was unable to find another job for a year.

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Hillary hates the military and didn’t want officers wearing their military uniforms in her presence. “She didn’t appear to like law enforcement or the military,” former Secret Service agent Lloyd Bulman told Kessler.

“She wouldn’t go over and meet military people or police officers, as most protectees do. She was just really rude to almost everybody. She’d act like she didn’t want you around, like you were beneath her,” the agent said.

She didn’t want to see police officers in uniform.

“How do you explain that to the police?” a disgusted Secret Service agent asked. “She wanted state troopers and local police to wear suits and stay in unmarked cars. If there were an incident, that could pose a big problem. People don’t know police are in the area unless officers wear uniforms and drive police cars. If they are unaware of a police presence, people are more likely to get out of control.”

The former secretary of state also did not want to see American military officers in their uniforms.

“Hillary didn’t like the military aides wearing their uniforms around the White House,” yet another Secret Service agent recalled. “She asked if they would wear business suits instead. The uniform’s a sign of pride, and they’re proud to wear their uniform. I know that the military was actually really offended by it.”
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Hillary once yelled at a guy for changing a light bulb while she was at the White House. Kessler recounts an incident involving an electrician who was changing a light bulb inside the White House. Clinton dressed this man down because she didn’t want any work done inside the 54,896-square-foot residence while she was on the premises.

“She caught the guy on a ladder doing the lightbulb,” Franette McCulloch, an assistant White House pastry chef during the Clinton administration, told the author. “He was a basket case.”

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Hillary demanded White House workers never speak to her and hide behind the drapes when she appeared. It was a standing rule, according to Kessler.

“No one spoke to her when she was going from one location to another,” former FBI agent Coy Copeland told Kessler. “In fact, anyone who would see her coming would just step into the first available office.”

“We were basically told, the Clintons don’t want to see you, they don’t want to hear you, get out of the way,” an ex-Secret Service agent told the author. “If Hillary was walking down a hall, you were supposed to hide behind drapes used as partitions. Supervisors would tell us, ‘Listen, stand behind this curtain. They’re coming,’ or ‘Just stand out of the way, don’t be seen.”‘

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Hillary once insulted a man by asking him if he shopped at J.C. Penney. The 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner who is running as a compassionate voice for everyday Americans had the encounter in a hallway of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Kessler reports. The subject of her ire was a member of independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s investigative team.

The man addressed Hillary, saying “Good morning, Mrs. Clinton,” FBI agent Copeland told Kessler.

“She jumped all over him,” Copeland told the author. “‘How dare you? You people are just destroying my husband.’ It was that vast right-wing conspiracy rant. Then she had to tack on something to the effect of ‘And where do you buy your suits? Penney’s?’”

The embarrassed Starr investigator told Copeland the story a few weeks after the incident occurred. “He said, ‘I was wearing the best suit I owned,’” Copeland said.

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Hillary drove Vince Foster to suicide by belittling him. Foster, White House deputy counsel under Bill Clinton, committed suicide on July 20, 1993. He had been a mentor to Hillary prior to Clinton’s rise to the presidency back when Hillary worked at the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Ark.

Hillary ridiculed and vilified Foster in front of White House aides during meetings concerning Hillary’s failed single-payer healthcare scheme. Specifically, according to Kessler, she was frustrated about some legal concerns he had raised.

“Hillary put him down really, really bad in a pretty good-size meeting,” Copeland, who learned of the incident through others, told Kessler. “She told him he didn’t get the picture, and he would always be a little hick-town lawyer who was obviously not ready for the big time.”

“The put-down that she gave him in that big meeting just pushed him over the edge,” the former FBI agent said.

“Foster was profoundly depressed, but Hillary lambasting him was the final straw because she publicly embarrassed him in front of others,” another former FBI agent, Jim Clemente, told the author. “Hillary blamed him for failed nominations, claimed he had not vetted them properly, and said in front of his White House colleagues, ‘You’re not protecting us’ and ‘You have failed us.’ That was the final blow.”

Foster, who left a wife and three children, shot himself in a Washington, D.C. park about a week later.

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Hillary orchestrated the mass firings of White House travel office employees for Bill Clinton’s cousin. Clinton presidential assistant W. David Watkins told Kessler that Hillary schemed to fire seven White House travel office employees so Catherine A. Cornelius, Bill Clinton’s third cousin, and some friends of the Clintons could take over the travel business for their own benefit.

“We both know that there would be hell to pay” if “we failed to take swift and decisive action in conformity with the First Lady’s wishes,” Watkins wrote in a memo to then White House chief of staff Thomas F. McLarty.
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Hillary wants to be protected by Secret Service agents but she doesn’t want to see the agents. Both Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton issued a directive during the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles that Secret Service agents were to avoid being seen.

“We were told they didn’t want to see us,” an agent who was on the Staples Center assignment told Kessler. And so, when either Clinton approached, members of their protection detail were supposed to hide.

More generally, Secret Service agents who protected Hillary say she routinely ignored them and never expressed an ounce of gratitude.

“Hillary never talked to us,” an agent told Kessler. “Most all members of first families would talk to us and smile. She never did that.”

When she did speak to the Secret Service, it was to complain.

“Hillary would cuss at Secret Service drivers for going over bumps,” former agent Jeff Crane told Kessler.

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Hillary would fly into a rage whenever her staff failed to bring in a big enough audience to fake spontaneous events. On one of her famous, carefully choreographed listening tours, Clinton’s advance teams planned “‘impromptu’ visits at diners and local hangouts,” a Secret Service agent remembers.

“The events were all staged, and the questions were screened. She would stop off at diners. The campaign would tell them three days ahead that they were coming. They would talk to the owner and tell him to invite everyone and bring his friends,” the agent told the author.

Clinton would become angry if the events did not meet her expectations.

“Hillary flew into rages when she thought her campaign staff had not corralled enough onlookers beforehand,” the agent said. “Hillary had an explosive temper.”
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Hillary once complained about a 4-H Club visit because it would be insufficient for fundraising. When she was running in New York for the U.S. Senate seat she eventually won, Clinton’s staff scheduled a 4-H Club visit in a dairy-heavy region of upstate New York. When the future senator arrived, she was deeply disappointed to see cows and regular people dressed in blue jeans.

Hillary flew into a rage. “She turned to a staffer and said, ‘What the f- did we come here for? There’s no money here,”‘ a Secret Service agent then on the scene told Kessler.

4-H clubs are organizations for kids administered by the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Hillary stays in the master bedrooms of the homes of her big Democratic donors. During previous runs for electoral office, Clinton would regularly show up late at night at the homes of Democratic powerbrokers and sleep in the main bedroom. “We would show up at their homes at 2 A.M., and she would sleep in the master bedroom,” an agent told Kessler.

She has also been known to berate her staffers for the hotels they choose.

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Hillary Clinton regularly leaves the place where she is when Bill shows up. The protection agency is able to track the movements of the leaders and former leaders it is sworn to protect. Frequently, agents have noted, whenever Bill shows up at a place where Hillary Clinton is, Hillary immediately leaves.

“It was funny, because on the radio you’d hear that she went some­ where, and then you’d hear that he went to the same location, and every time he went to her, she would go somewhere else,” a former agent told Kessler.

Also, for the record, Bill Clinton is still cheating on Hillary with a fake-breasted blonde mistress who shows up immediately after Hillary leaves their home in Chappaqua, N.Y. The woman’s Secret Service nickname is “Energizer.”
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Hillary’s staffers are bitter little Hillary clones. Secret Service agents say Huma Abedin, a longtime Hillary staffer (and spouse of Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner) is just as nasty as Hillary. In 2008, for example, an agent helped Abedin after she got lost trying to find a presidential debate in Los Angeles.

Abedin was ungrateful for the effort. “She was belligerent and angry about being late for the event,” the agent told Kessler. “No appreciation for any of it, not a thank-you or anything. That was common for her people to be rude.”

On another occasion, Abedin was not wearing proper identification but tried to barge past Secret Service agents, anyway.

“You don’t have the proper identification to go beyond this point,” a female agent reportedly told Abedin.

“Huma basically tried to throw her weight around,” a former Secret Service agent told the author. “She tried to just force her way through and said belligerently, ‘Do you know who I am?”‘

It didn’t work. Abedin was forced to calm down and cooperate so the Secret Service could confirm her identity.

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Secret Service agents rebelled against Hillary by making Abedin carry her own damn bags — and Hillary’s, too. Many times, Secret Service agents carry the luggage of first ladies and other members of a president’s entourage. However, it’s not a requirement. With Abedin, “the agents were just like, ‘Hey, you’re going to be like that? Well, you get your own luggage to the car. Oh, and by the way, you can carry the first lady’s luggage to the car, too,’” an agent explained to Kessler. “She’d have four bags, and we’d stand there and watch her and say, ‘Oh, can we hold the door open for you?’ ”

Ted Cruz: Give Soldiers Right to Carry Guns on Military Bases

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This is from NewsMax.

We train the men and women in the military how to use and maintain weapons so why shouldn’t they be able to protect themselves with their personal firearms.

I have a correction for the contention that the weapons ban happened under President George W.Bush it was put in place by Slick Willie Clinton.

During a campaign stop in famously independent New Hampshire on Sunday, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz trumpeted his support for guns, telling a crowd that he’s “pressing” for the Senate Armed Services Committee to hold hearings to consider allowing soldiers to carry their personal concealed firearms on military bases,Politico reports.

“I think it’s very important to have a public discussion about why we’re denying our soldiers the ability to exercise their Second Amendment rights,” Cruz told a crowd of 120 gun owners at a hunting club in the town of Litchfield. Attendees included leaders from Gun Rights Across America, the New Hampshire Firearms Coalition and the Women’s Defense League.
Only law enforcement and security personnel are permitted to carry weapons on a military post. Soldiers are strictly prohibited from being armed on post.

Mass shootings at military bases have fueled gun activists to call for allowing soldiers to carry firearms on the job, something that “would give them a better ability to defend themselves,” according to Politico.

But military generals counter that only military police should be armed, arguing that more guns would lead to more violence, particularly considering the number of soldiers struggling with mental health issues following combat.

The ban was enacted under President George H.W. Bush.

A proud constitutionalist and a libertarian who is popular among members of the tea party, Cruz is rallying hard for support from Second Amendment proponents.

He told the New Hampshire crowd that he’s not afraid to stand up for the Constitution, offering as an example his leadership in blocking new gun control laws following the massacre of 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012.

Last week, according to U.S. News & World Report, Cruz also sent out an email to his supporters, writing that “the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution isn’t for just protecting hunting rights, and it’s not only to safeguard your right to target practice. It is a Constitutional right to protect your children, your family, your home, our lives, and to serve as the ultimate check against governmental tyranny — for the protection of liberty.”

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Magpul Recognizes Issues with New Glock PMAGs, Offers to Replace Them for Free

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This is from OutDoorHub.

Magpul is the example of how businesses should operate.

This is a classic example of how to provide first rate customer service and make customers happy.

 

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Image from Magpul

 

 

Magpul has a reputation for producing high-quality polymer firearms accessories. With that being said, new products often have bugs and Magpul announced the their new Glock PMAGs were having failure to feed issues. Luckily for consumers, Magpul also has a reputation for great customer service, and they are offering to replace the affected magazines for free. In fact, if you bought them direct from Magpul, Brownells, or Midway they will mail you a working replacement without any action on the part of the purchaser. Read through their announcement below.

Magpul Industries Corp.

Local Business · 363,893 Likes

· April 16 at 3:23pm · Edited ·

OK we screwed up.

After initial release of the Glock PMAG 17 GL9 a few days ago we started seeing random issues of failure to feed with the new magazine in other Glock models, primarily the Glock 19 and 26. Of all the challenges of building a Glock magazine with a single new composite, issues like drop free, impact strength and feed lip retention were foremost on our mind. The failure to feed came as a bit of a surprise to us and we immediately headed out to the range to investigate.

In short order we found the problem. Without getting into technical details, some small, but critical geometry changes did not make it into the initial production molds. We should have caught this but no failures showed up on our factory guns during live fire testing and flaws in our internal processes of checks/balances did not flag the oversight as it should.

So as I said before, we screwed up and here is what we are going to do about it.

Molds are being updated with the correct geometry as we speak and a replacement magazine body with the correct geometry should be available by May 4th, 2015. These will be date coded 5/15 or later and will replace any magazine bodies in service of earlier manufacture. Just use your existing spring, follower, and floor plate with the new body.

-If you purchased your magazines direct from Magpul, Brownells or Midway, you do not need to do anything, replacement magazine bodies for the magazines ordered (1 for 1) will be shipped to you automatically.

-If you purchased your magazines from a gun store, replacement bodies will be sent out to the store in question for you to pick up.

-If neither of the above works for you then Magpul customer service will handle the replacement directly.

In short, we are updating ALL of the affected magazines released as quick as we possibly can.

Richard Fitzpatrick
President/CEO -Magpul Industries Corp

4 Revolvers Used by Famous Lawmen and Outlaws of the Old West

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This is from OutDoorHub.

Some historic firearms and their stories.

 

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This single display case at the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum contains some of the most fascinating pieces of Western history in the United States. Image courtesy NRA.

We love the lore around famous firearms. If Billy the Kid actually owned every gun a great uncle claimed to have squirreled away in the family safe, he would have carried a new gun everyday of his life. Some actually have the provenance—the paper-trail proof—to back up their claims, and when they do, they end up in museums or auction blocks. Here are four historically significant guns from the one-year-old NRA National Sporting Arms Museum at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri. It is an incredible place to visit. Raconteur Jim Supica, Director of NRA Museums, shared the photos and stories behind the guns.

1. Jesse James’ .45 Smith & Wesson Schofield revolver

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Jesse James’ .45 Schofield revolver. Image courtesy NRA.

Probably one of the most notorious outlaws of the Old West, Jesse James was indeed a robber and a killer, but he also became somewhat of a folk hero as he carried forward simmering hostilities after the Civil War. James rode with the guerrillas, or bushwhackers, on the Confederate side. After the war, he formed a gang with his brother Frank and robbed banks in former-Union territory. The press assigned a Robin Hood-style slant to James’ motivations in the telling of his misdeeds, though one would be hard-pressed to find any evidence of the give-to-the-poor side of the equation.

The .45 Smith & Wesson Schofield revolver that James carried was known for its top-break action.

2. Tom “Black Jack” Ketchum’s .45 Colt Single Action Army revolver

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Ketchum’s .45 SAA. Image courtesy NRA.

Probably the most famous of the Old West firearms is the Colt Single Action Army .45 revolver. The museum displays one such pistol connected to a macabre story of murder and mayhem. The US Army deemed the Colt SAA .45 its standard-issue military side arm toward the end of the nineteenth century; the firearm was nicknamed “the Peacemaker.” Such a moniker points to good social media marketing even in the 1890s.

Black Jack, loosely affiliated with the Hole-in-the-Wall gang through his brother Sam, counted as friends notorious outlaws Butch Cassidy and Kid Curry. Sam and a few gang members attempted a train robbery on a particular stretch of track in New Mexico. Unfortunately, the “social media” of Black Jack’s day failed him; unaware of the botched raid, Black Jack staged a hold up in the same spot a few weeks later. The result produced a wise conductor who didn’t ask questions. Instead, the railroad man pulled out his shotgun and pelted Ketchum without slowing down. US Marshals found Black Jack wounded at the side of the tracks the next day. He soon lost his arm to amputation at a prison hospital in Colorado. Found guilty of felonious assault at trial in New Mexico, Black Jack Ketchum faced the gallows. The saga continued, as the hanging carried its own sordid drama.

Whether due to miscalculations on the executioners’ part, or new weight Ketchum carried due to good hospital food in Colorado, we will never know, but the result is in the history books. When the trap door opened, Ketchum dropped and his body landed in one spot and his head in another. The image was one of the most popular postcards of the region for decades. Ironically, shortly after Ketchum’s death, the Supreme Court declared execution for felonious assault on a railway unconstitutional.

It was bad timing once again for Black Jack Ketchum—he could have enjoyed good prison food for years to come.

3. John Wesley Hardin’s .41 Colt Model 1877 double-action revolver

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Hardin’s .41 Colt Model 1877. Image courtesy NRA.

Perhaps less well-known than his contemporaries, John Wesley Hardin was nonetheless a stone-cold killer with a long string of brutal crimes in his wake. His “record” begins all the way back at the age of 13, when he stabbed and nearly killed a classmate. At age 15 he killed a man he lost a wrestling match to. He killed three Union soldiers sent to arrest him and over the next seven years, he claimed 30-plus killings. Eventually the Texas Rangers caught up with him in Florida, and he was sentenced to 25 years in prison. During his incarceration, he studied law and emerged 25 years later as a lawyer, but it didn’t stop his killing ways.

This particular handgun has incredible provenance, as the gun’s serial number was recorded in a court of law at Hardin’s trial.

4. Bass Reeves’ .32-30 Colt Single Action Army revolver

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Bass Reeves’ Colt Single Action Army .45 Revolver. Image of Reeves courtesy Western History Collection, University of Oklahoma Library. Full image courtesy NRA.

Note: This revolver currently on loan from the US Marshals Museum, courtesy of Judge Paul Brady.

The display case would not be complete without recognizing the honorable men (and their firearms) who worked hard to create a safe territory in the Old West. One famous lawman of the day was Bass Reeves. Born into slavery in 1838, Bass’ freedom eventually led him to Indian Territory, where he mastered the skills of hunting and tracking animals. Judge Isaac Parker, known as “The Hanging Judge,” deputized Reeves as the first African-American US Deputy Marshal west of the Mississippi River. He proved to be one of the very best in history.

Bass Reeves brought in outlaws of all stripes over a long career, and is credited with more than 3,000 arrests. He tracked criminals for many hundreds of miles to bring them to justice. This particular firearm is from a family descendant, a judge in the area of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and will eventually be featured at the US Marshals museum.

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Noted firearms collector and director of the NRA museums, Jim Supica is also a skilled raconteur who tells compelling stories of historically significant guns. Image courtesy NRA.

The Director of NRA Museums for six years now, Jim Supica is a well-known firearms collector and co-host of Outdoor Channel’s NRA Gun Gurus. He oversees all three of the NRA Museums, which includes the NRA National Firearm Museum at the organization’s headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia (celebrating its 80th anniversary this year) and a smaller Frank Brownell Museum of the Southwest at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, New Mexico.

 

 

 

 

 

 

America’s top labor union bosses raked in millions in 2014

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This is by Jason Hart@ Watchdog.org. 

These union thugs are making hundreds of thousands or dollars and in some cases millions from dues extroted from workers.

Yet they claim the rich are evil and they the union thug bosses represent the little people.

 

Union bosses known for bashing the rich are often millionaires themselves, paid with dues taken from workers’ paychecks.

Laborers’ International Union of North America president Terry O’Sullivan, who was paid $670,403 in 2014, slammed  and other critics of big government in a speech last July.

“Today’s Republican party has been hijacked, poisoned and taken over by a bunch of Tea Party maggots,” O’Sullivan shouted. “These anti-union, anti-worker bastards are not only crazy, they’re mean!”

When it comes to taking a huge paycheck from workers he claims to protect, O’Sullivan is in good company. Leaders of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, the International Association of Machinists and other powerful unions have done the same for years.

America’s union membership rate is in the midst of a decades-long decline, but labor union officials always seem to get paid. In 2013, 472 union officers and employees were paid more than $250,000 each.

Excluding the MLB Players Association and other unions representing professional athletes, 497 union officers and employees were paid more than $250,000 last year — not a bad haul for representatives of teachers, blue-collar workers and government employees.

Outside of the pro sports unions, 19 union bosses were paid more than $500,000 in 2014.

Some of the country’s top union officials work for specialized unions such as the Independent Pilots Association, and they represent predominantly high-income workers. Most do not.

In addition to O’Sullivan, the Laborers’ union paid 42 officers and employees more than $250,000 in 2014. How many officers and employees were paid more than $250,000 by the other construction unions?

  • United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters: 56 union officers and employees paid more than $250,000 in 2014
  • International Union of Operating Engineers: 34
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters: 28
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: 15
  • International Association of Machinists: 14
  • International Union of Painters & Allied Trades: 10

Outside of the construction industry, several other major unions paid more than 10 officers and employees more than a quarter-million dollars each in 2014.

United Food & Commercial Workers paid 40 union officials more than $250,000, International Longshoremen’s Association paid 17 officers and employees more than $250,000, and Transportation Communications Union paid 12 officers and employees more than $250,000.

America’s four largest unions — the National Education Association, Service Employees International Union, American Federation of Teachers and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees — take taxpayer money from the paychecks of teachers and other public workers.

AFSCME paid 19 union officers and employees more than $250,000 last year. NEA had 10 officers and employees paid more than $250,000 each, while AFT had seven and SEIU had two.

In some cases, local union officials were paid even more than their national union counterparts.

AFSCME Local 3930 in San Diego paid finance director Gary Voice $680,721. UFCW Local 464 in New Jersey paid president John Niccollai $579,828.

In California, New Jersey and the 23 other states without right-to-work laws, workers can be forced to pay union bosses to have a job.

A list of America’s 100 highest-paid union bosses, filtered to exclude professional athletes’ unions, is included below. Payroll data come from the unions’ 2014 annual reports to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Name Total Pay, 2014 Union
William Trent $1,132,607 Independent Pilot Association
Donald Moak $825,539 Air Line Pilots Assoc. AFL-CIO
Jay Roth $824,475 Directors Guild Of America Inc
Ed Power $697,714 Boilermakers AFL-CIO
Gary Voice $680,721 State County & Muni Empls AFL-CIO Local Union 3930
Terence O’Sullivan $670,403 Laborers
Newton Jones $639,034 Boilermakers AFL-CIO
David P. White $586,079 SAG-AFTRA
John Niccollai $579,828 Food & Commercial Wkrs Local Union 464
Peter Hasho $574,501 Int’l Brotherhood Of Trade Unions
Robert Scardelletti $564,194 Transportation Communications Union/Iam, AFL-CIO
Rhonda Weingarten $557,875 Teachers AFL-CIO
Armand Sabitoni $556,140 Laborers
William Mcdonough $544,137 Food & Commercial Wkrs
Dennis Van Roekel $541,632 National Education Assoc.
William Hite $522,988 Plumbers AFL-CIO
Harold Daggett $515,901 Longshoremens Assoc. AFL-CIO
David Young $512,026 Writers Guild West
Joseph Maloney $501,392 Boilermakers AFL-CIO
Jonathan Cohen $498,255 Air Line Pilots Assoc. AFL-CIO
T Warren Fairley, Jr. $493,007 Boilermakers AFL-CIO
Bruce York $489,852 Air Line Pilots Assoc. AFL-CIO
Kelly Richardson $489,330 Air Traffic Controllers AFL-CIO
James Callahan $488,377 Engineers, Operating, AFL-CIO
J Tom Baca $483,779 Boilermakers AFL-CIO
Joseph Nigro $479,268 Sheet Metal, Air, Rail And Transportation Workers
Lori Ames $467,010 United Service Workers Union, IUJAT
Edward Byrne Sr $462,057 United Service Workers Union, IUJAT
Matthew Loeb $459,616 Stage & Picture Operators AFL-CIO
Joseph Sellers $459,184 Sheet Metal, Air, Rail And Transportation Workers
Douglas J Mccarron $455,102 Carpenters
Stephen Knott $452,565 Longshoremens Assoc. AFL-CIO
Richard Johnson $449,716 Transportation Communications Union/Iam, AFL-CIO
Benny Holland Jr $440,759 Longshoremens Assoc. AFL-CIO
Joseph Mancinelli $439,072 Laborers
Lori Garver $438,167 Air Line Pilots Assoc. AFL-CIO
Jean Bruny $435,845 Food & Commercial Wkrs Local Union 888
William Roberts $435,377 Air Line Pilots Assoc. AFL-CIO
Mark Mcmanus $434,735 Plumbers AFL-CIO
Terrence Healy $432,918 Laborers
Paul Rinaldi $428,408 Air Traffic Controllers AFL-CIO
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William Creeden $390,259 Boilermakers AFL-CIO
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NYT WRITER: CHRISTIANS ‘MUST BE MADE’ TO EMBRACE GAY LIFESTYLE

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This is from Breitbarts Big Government. 

No one can force me to accept the sodomites and their lifestyle.

I will never be mean and hateful toward them and their lifestyle, but I will continue to condemn it.

 Isaiah 5:20King James Version (KJV)

20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

In the wake of the Indiana donnybrook over religious liberty, which somehow was transformed overnight into a question of gay rights, it couldn’t be long before the New York Times weighed in against Christians.

Yet who could have expected the draconian measures the Times would propose? Either Christians fully embrace the gay lifestyle, or you will be coerced into doing so.

Op-ed writer Frank Bruni, onetime Times restaurant critic and a gay activist, has writtenthat Christians who hold on to “ossified,” biblically-based beliefs regarding sexual morality have no place at America’s table and are deserving of no particular regard.

In one fell swoop, Bruni trashes all believing Christians as “bigots,” saying that Christians’ negative moral assessment of homosexual relations is “a choice” that “prioritizes scattered passages of ancient texts over all that has been learned since — as if time had stood still, as if the advances of science and knowledge meant nothing.”

In other words, if you still cling to your benighted views and your “ancient texts,” you are living in the past and your views merit no respect.

Bruni’s solution to the impasse is not some sort of goodwill compromise or a treaty of mutual respect, but a take-no-prisoners ultimatum to Christians to abandon their beliefs or else. When Bruni says that Christians’ understanding of sexual morality is “a choice,” what he means is that there is a way out without completely losing face: just embrace the new morality preached by mainstream liberal churches that see nothing wrong with any sexual arrangement you are comfortable with. Then we will accept you.

As a food critic, NY Times writer Frank Bruni was entertaining and occasionally informative. As an op-ed columnist he is adolescent and often repetitive. But as a theologian, he is simply abysmal.

Bruni takes it upon himself to explain how the Bible can be interpreted to read that God is really fine with sodomy and that all that antiquated stuff against adultery, fornication, and “men lying with other men” is a quaint vestige of an archaic worldview that went out definitively with Freud.

The scary part about Bruni’s essay is not his awkward attempt at playing the biblical scholar, but the undertone of evident disdain for Christians and his proposal that those who resist should be forcibly reeducated.

In Christians’ refusal to bend with the times, Bruni sees not faithfulness to God but willful obstinacy that must be broken.

“So our debate about religious freedom should include a conversation about freeing religions and religious people from prejudices that they needn’t cling to and can indeed jettison, much as they’ve jettisoned other aspects of their faith’s history, rightly bowing to the enlightenments of modernity,” Bruni writes.

But what if Christians don’t want to change? What if they don’t want to “bow to the enlightenments of modernity”? What if they are convinced that the modern worldview is not necessarily the most enlightened path when it comes to the ultimate meaning of life and death, time and eternity?

“Religion,” writes Bruni, “is going to be the final holdout and most stubborn refuge for homophobia. It will give license to discrimination.”

And thus it must be stamped out.

Bruni cites fellow gay activist Mitchell Gold, founder of the advocacy group Faith in America, as saying that church leaders must be made to take homosexuality off the sin list. “His commandment is worthy — and warranted,” writes Bruni.

So now government should be dictating belief to churches and enforcing theological orthodoxy? Now politicians and courts will be telling Christians what they are allowed to consider as sinful? Isn’t this what America was founded to escape from?

People are already talking about forcing churches to perform same-sex weddings, whether they like it or not, or get out of the marriage business. Christians founded America and yet now the minority gay lobby is trying to tell them they are personae non gratae and their beliefs are no longer welcome.

America has a grand tradition of tolerance and religious freedom, respect for a diversity of beliefs, and an honest engagement with ideas of all sorts. It seems that some would like to force all Americans to walk in lockstep, marching to the same drummer.

Sincere Christians have no problem accepting other people with all their sins, inclinations, and struggles, fully understanding that they are in no way superior to the next guy and no better in God’s eyes.

But attempts to force them to abandon their ethical standards and their principles reveal not open-mindedness or fairness, but intolerance, chauvinism, and hate.

These are the attitudes that have no place in America.

Woman, 36, who had faked a pregnancy ‘posed as a social worker to kidnap and murder new mom – then stole orphaned daughter and said it was her own’

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This is from The U.K. Daily Mail.

Near the end of this story there is a comment from a neighbor that reads, She said she found the baby to be ‘lighter-skinned’ than she expected.

This leads me to think the murderer is a Gary ghetto rat.

  • Samantha Fleming, 23, and newborn daughter, Serenity, were last seen at their home in Anderson, Indiana, on April 5
  • Police believe a woman claiming to be a Child Protective Services employee convinced Fleming she had to attend a court hearing and kidnapped the two
  • The three-week-old infant was discovered unharmed in the woman’s Gary, Indiana, home, along with a body on Friday
  • On Saturday the body was identified as Fleming  
  • The alleged kidnapper was not at the home, but found at a hospital in Texas 
  • Charges are pending and she has not been identified
  • Police believe she faked a pregnancy and planned to keep the child

A 36-year-old Indiana woman now in police custody is suspected of carrying out a twisted plot of kidnapping and killing a young mother in order to steal the victim’s newborn baby and claim the child as her own.

The suspect, who has not been identified, lives in Gary, Indiana, where the body of the victim, Samantha Fleming, was found Friday wrapped up in plastic and doused with bleach.

Police believe the woman went to the home of 23-year-old Fleming in Anderson, 180 miles away, posing as a Child Protective Services employee and convinced Fleming to come with her to Gary.

Fleming recently gave birth to a daughter, Serenity, and lives with her boyfriend, but disappeared with her baby on April 5.

Incredibly, the baby has been found by police and is safe, CBS reported.

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New mom: Fleming went missing just three weeks after giving birth to her daughter, Serenity

The suspect is said to have known a lot of personal information about Fleming and successfully posed as a case worker, leading Fleming to believe she had to attend a court hearing.

Fleming was reported missing by her boyfriend.

Police were led to Gary after Fleming’s cell phone signal was picked up in the city, where the young mother’s wallet was also found near an apartment block.

Police followed other leads to the suspect’s home, but the woman wasn’t there.

Investigators said they smelt a foul odor coming from the small one-story house.

Inside they found the body of a young woman that had been stabbed, covered in bleach, wrapped in plastic and stuffed in a plastic tub.

As officers searched the home, the suspect’s sister came by.

She had a baby with her and was had come by to pick up some things.

Police quickly realized the baby was Serenity.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3045424/Indiana-woman-36-posed-social-worker-kidnapping-stabbing-new-mom-23-dumping-body-storage-bin-stealing-baby-daughter-faking-pregnancy.html#v-4182591298001

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Scene: The body of Samantha Fleming was found stabbed, doused in bleach and wrapped in plastic inside this home at 1987 Cleveland St., in Gary, on April 17

 

The sister told police the suspect had asked her to care for the baby and had gone to visit their mother in Texas.

The suspect is now said to be in police custody at a Texas hospital, where is she is under mental health care.

The infant was handed over to police by the sister, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Police have not released the name of the suspect and no charges have been filed.

Lt. Thomas Pawlak told The Tribune that the suspect’s house had been fitted out with a nursery.

‘It appears that she had been planning this,’ Pawlak told the newspaper.

‘There was everything you would buy for a new baby. A crib, changing table, diaper bag, carrier, new clothes.’

A neighbor told the paper the suspect said she was pregnant with twins.

The neighbor said around Easter the suspect said one of the twins had died but that she had given birth, only the child was still in hospital with jaundice.

When the neighbor eventually saw the woman with the child, she said she found the baby to be ‘lighter-skinned’ than she expected. The woman also had a bandage on her hand. 

The alleged kidnapper asked her neighbor to watch her house because she was going out of town.

Just days before the woman left, the neighbor said she saw her going back and forth from her house to her garage and carrying small plastic grocery bags.

The neighbor said they had been texting regularly since the woman left.

But when she texted the alleged kidnapper after she saw police enter her home on Friday, the messages stopped.

Pawlak believes the alleged kidnapper was very familiar with Fleming, and they are trying to work out how.

The woman is not believed to be affiliated with Child Protective Services in any way.

‘She knew a lot about this mother,’ he said.

‘Enough to convince her she was with CPS.’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3045424/Indiana-woman-36-posed-social-worker-kidnapping-stabbing-new-mom-23-dumping-body-storage-bin-stealing-baby-daughter-faking-pregnancy.html#ixzz3XovfQJ1q
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