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Police Remove Congressman-Elect Grayson From Local Walmart For Union Agitating
Watchdog Wire ^ | November 26, 2012 | Tom Tillison

Posted on 11/27/2012 8:17:47 AM PST by Kaslin

In spite of the embarrassing antics on full display during his first term in Congress, the voters in Florida’s CD09 saw fit to send Alan Grayson back to Washington, D.C.

Naturally, the extreme elements of the far left supported Grayson’s return to office, but so too did many of our friends and neighbors. Perhaps even family members. He was also a recipient of overwhelming support from the Hispanic community, particularly those of Puerto Rican descent. And labor unions.

There’s no doubt he also received a fair share of votes from the disaffected and disengaged for the sheer entertainment value such a buffoon presents.

And Grayson wasted little time in making it clear that his second stint at playing a lawmaker will be no less mortifying than the first when he spent Thanksgiving night agitating Walmart workers on behalf of organized labor and disrupting the early start to Black Friday holiday shopping.

Union-backed groups OUR Walmart and Making Change at Wal-Mart were calling for an employee walkout during Black Friday.

In the typical theatrics that define the far left, our newly elected Congressman was handing out turkey sandwiches and letters explaining the right to organize to employees at a local Walmart, forcing management to call the police to have him escorted off the property.

One Walmart employee did walk off the job, although it’s not clear if this was staged beforehand.

How nice, huh? A fine representative of sleepy little Orlando… with one small exception, the only ones who appear to be sleeping in this town are conservatives.

It’s also worth noting that labor unions, primarily public sector unions, are the number one contributors to Grayson, donating hundreds of thousands of dollars.

As for private sector unions, while the media continues to perpetuate the myth that they are still relevant, the truth is less than 7% of private sector employees are now union members.

Companies understand that unions put them at a competitive disadvantage and may even force them into bankruptcy in the never-ending quest to get more for their members, regardless of how poor a financial decision it may be for a company. Case in point, Hostess.

In fact, while there was a time in America that labor unions played an important role, it’s fair to question if they’ve outlived their usefulness in this country. Perhaps, more companies need to follow in the foot steps of Hostess to bring unions back to earth. Something union leaders – individuals making six-figure salaries while forever pushing the class warfare narrative – fully understand, which is why there is so much emphasis on organizing in the public sector and giving the Democratic Party money hand over fist to help facilitate this growth.

Negotiating with government officials who have no bottom line and no competition is the best of all possible worlds for unions. And to top it all off, most of the government officials involved in the negotiations are Democrats. A real cycle of convenience.

Meanwhile, the statement “we get the government we deserve” proves to be ever so true. Just ask the folks in Osceola and SE Orange County.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alangrayson; blackfriday; leftwinglunatic; strike; unions; walmart
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1 posted on 11/27/2012 8:17:54 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

That SOB is back,what a pity.


2 posted on 11/27/2012 8:19:46 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Kaslin

This guy is such a pig. Can Robert Wexler be far behind?


3 posted on 11/27/2012 8:21:06 AM PST by mancini
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To: Kaslin

An elected Congressman who gets arrested for just about anything should lose his seat.

I’m serious. The more you think about a “law maker” breaking the law the worse it seems.


4 posted on 11/27/2012 8:22:50 AM PST by Noamie
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To: Kaslin; pookie18
Reviving an old graphic, but it still applies:


Jackass


5 posted on 11/27/2012 8:25:14 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Kaslin
I take it that since the mainstream media has been silent about “The Great Wal-Mart Strike” after hyping it all the way up to black Friday, that it must have been a colossal bust?
6 posted on 11/27/2012 8:25:50 AM PST by apillar
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To: Kaslin

Poster child for the looney left.


7 posted on 11/27/2012 8:25:54 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Farmer Dean
That SOB is back,what a pity.

Oh, not at all! Just like the great Cynthia McKinney before him, his antics will do more far more for Conservative fundraiser and getting out the vote than any possible damage he could ever do as a peon freshman Representative of the minority party.

8 posted on 11/27/2012 8:29:27 AM PST by apillar
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To: Kaslin

BUMP


9 posted on 11/27/2012 8:29:50 AM PST by kitkat
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To: Kaslin

West out, Grayson in. Voters will get what they vote for.


10 posted on 11/27/2012 8:32:51 AM PST by opus86
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To: Kaslin

Sad day in America that the people who are supposed leaders are scumbags and crooks.

I no longer want to hear about fixin’ it in 2016. It will not be fixed anymore at the polls because the corrupt and lawless control the polls.


11 posted on 11/27/2012 8:34:21 AM PST by dforest
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To: Kaslin

The people of Florida’s CD09 elected this loser and they get what they deserve!


12 posted on 11/27/2012 8:35:43 AM PST by rochester_veteran ( http://RochesterConservative.com/forums)
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To: Kaslin

A more despicable human being I have yet to meet. How the people could have voted for him amazes me.


13 posted on 11/27/2012 8:36:56 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Kaslin

Why don’t we start a union, only make it conservative. Use all the funds for conservative causes and bribing politicians for conservative laws.

Basically emulate what the AFL-CIO does only for freedom.


14 posted on 11/27/2012 8:39:05 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Puppage

Obama should make him Secretary Of State , Oh wait he’s WHITE


15 posted on 11/27/2012 8:40:42 AM PST by molson209
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To: Kaslin
The 47+% are sitting out there like a big steaming pile of dog poop just waiting to send their bigger pieces to positions of power.

It ain't gonna stop until some way is found so that people without "skin in the game" cannot vote .....until they can prove that they are positively supporting the system.....

..or the tax system changes so that nobody can escape supporting the system..

16 posted on 11/27/2012 8:41:13 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: Kaslin

The simple fact is that we got creamed on November 6 with a business school candidate and a terrible campaign. Axelrod said yesterday that he was amazed that Romney did not go after Obama harder personally and instead ran a campaign on an economy 95% of the electorate doesn’t understand. In the Senate, same same. Tipp O’Neil said “all politics is local.” He was wrong. All politics is personal and we blew it while the Dems used vicious tactics to claim that Romney would take-away all the stuff they like from government. Repubs may be extinct in 2016.


17 posted on 11/27/2012 8:41:57 AM PST by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: FrankR

He is a real piece of work. Our military men and women face being discharged with no benefits for being unsuitable for far less then what this jerk did. The Army or any service will convene a suitability evaluation board. Congress should face the same.I find his actions totally unsuitable for a US congressmen.


18 posted on 11/27/2012 8:43:08 AM PST by Lumper20
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To: Kaslin

It seems to me that a small group of officers sent in to bust up such a protest, could really sport Grayson as only cops can do.

For example, there are tricks that can be used when arresting someone, that turn the arrest into “resisting arrest”. Then the instant that he “resists”, Taser him.

Once Tasered, thoroughly bind him up and put him in the back of a patrol car, and if he is unconscious, drench him with whiskey, so he really reeks. Lose the shoes and socks.

Then take him to the jail on a charge of public intoxication and drunk and disorderly, maybe throw in the ha-ha charge of indecent exposure. Be sure to arrange a bunch of photos with his hair messed up, hopefully while still unconscious.

Once he is booked, and his identity “officially” known, then immediately release him and give him a ride home, without a breathalyzer or other sobriety test, and dropping all arrest charges.

And then discreetly post the photos on the Internet.


19 posted on 11/27/2012 8:47:17 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: molson209

“Obama should make him Secretary Of State , Oh wait he’s WHITE!”

And Jewish! the Secular Progressive Jews that put him back in office don’t remember the Holocaust I guess, because this guy is just your plain old garden variety Nazi!


20 posted on 11/27/2012 8:50:20 AM PST by vette6387
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To: B.O. Plenty

“It ain’t gonna stop until some way is found so that people without “skin in the game” cannot vote”

Which is to say it isn’t going to stop at all.

What we are living through is the US undergoing it’s ‘reversion to the mean’.

It will be long, slow, sad, and ultimately a sudden end.


21 posted on 11/27/2012 8:57:29 AM PST by RinaseaofDs
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To: pabianice

Asslrot(sic) said yesterday...


22 posted on 11/27/2012 9:02:46 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Kaslin

Honestly, how can you take a government seriously that has this profound imbecile involved in it?


23 posted on 11/27/2012 9:03:16 AM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: Farmer Dean
That SOB is back,what a pity.

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GraysonD_FLA

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Yup...... sad day....

24 posted on 11/27/2012 9:05:37 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: opus86

State republicans redrew the districts in a manner that CAUSED West to lose and Grayson to win. Then the RNC wouldn’t back Grayson’s opponent.


25 posted on 11/27/2012 9:09:19 AM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP all no different than Pravda.)
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To: B.O. Plenty

“It ain’t gonna stop until some way is found so that people without “skin in the game” cannot vote”

They have skin in the game, that is where the race card comes from.


26 posted on 11/27/2012 9:12:59 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Farmer Dean

You can thank the GOP for creating this seat and redristicting Col. West OUT of his seat. Prof once again that the GOP is not to be trusted, believed or supported. Conservatives are not wanted in the GOP; so goodbye to them. I resigned last week.


27 posted on 11/27/2012 9:19:44 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Farmer Dean

You can thank the GOP for creating this seat and redristicting Col. West OUT of his seat. Proof once again that the GOP is not to be trusted, believed or supported. Conservatives are not wanted in the GOP; so goodbye to them. I resigned last week.


28 posted on 11/27/2012 9:20:03 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: ilovesarah2012
No! The poster child for the LL is Debbie Blabbermouth-Shoots.

Grayson is the poster child for asylum escapees.

vaudine

29 posted on 11/27/2012 10:09:11 AM PST by vaudine
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To: vaudine

Yeah, you’re right. But Grayson really is a nut case, yet he is re-elected. Shaking my head.


30 posted on 11/27/2012 10:12:41 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Kaslin

A little sympathy, please, for the Reagan Conservatives that still happen to live in his new district. We got stuck with this idiot in ‘08, worked hard to dump him in ‘10, and then woke up one morning and found ourselves in a new district. My worst fears were confirmed when he announced but we knew that he hadn’t stopped campaigning and raising money since Jan ‘09. Now, look who I have representing my interests—Alan Grayson (yikes!!), Marco Rubio (Thank God), Bill Nelson (when is that cadaver ever going to retire), and, last but not least, Barack (Tax us to oblivion) Obama (double yikes). At least MSDNC will have a new guest host for The Ed Show and at least, no one will see him.


31 posted on 11/27/2012 10:14:21 AM PST by McGuyver
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To: RinaseaofDs
Which is to say it isn’t going to stop at all.

...yep...I haven't much hope that I will ever see anything like even 10 years ago. I am afraid that the 47% numbers are a LOT more than anyone thought, and given that, there is no way that anybody with a R beside their name can get elected to any Federal position. I really expect that the trend will start moving into the "red" states starting in '14.

The "takers" are now piloting this ship in a power dive....ending up at the scene of the crash.

32 posted on 11/27/2012 10:15:32 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: Farmer Dean; Kaslin; mancini; Noamie; FrankR; apillar; kitkat; opus86; dforest; ...

You think Grayson’s bad?

Have a look at what the people of Nashua, NH elected to represent them in their State Legislature.

http://nashua.patch.com/articles/republicans-call-for-laughton-to-resign

Not only a lifelong career criminal, convicted felon, public nuisance and welfare cheat, but “transgendered”.

It’s very likely that he/she/it will be running for U.S. Congress some day.


33 posted on 11/27/2012 10:29:53 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Kaslin

The crazier they are the more Democrat support they get... See Jesse Jackson Jr, Debbie whatsername Smith, actually there are so many I couldn’t begin to name them all


34 posted on 11/27/2012 10:42:09 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Kaslin

Oh $h!t, have to see this @$$hole for years to come ?


35 posted on 11/27/2012 10:44:29 AM PST by CORedneck
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To: subterfuge

Unbelievable. Leave it to republicans to shoot themselves in the foot.


36 posted on 11/27/2012 10:47:19 AM PST by opus86
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

I like your idea. IMO, time to play dirty. In fact do it to lot of the leftists.


37 posted on 11/27/2012 10:49:21 AM PST by CORedneck
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To: Noamie
I’m serious. The more you think about a “law maker” breaking the law the worse it seems.

Which law did Grayson break?

38 posted on 11/27/2012 10:52:03 AM PST by ksen
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To: driftdiver

“Why don’t we start a union, only make it conservative”

Somebody already did:

http://www.conservative.org/


39 posted on 11/27/2012 10:57:41 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: ksen
"Which law did Grayson break? " If they first asked him to leave their private property and I'm sure they did. He broke a trespassing law.
40 posted on 11/27/2012 10:59:50 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: FrankR

Love it


41 posted on 11/27/2012 11:00:05 AM PST by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: Graybeard58

Only make it mandatory to join in those non-right to work states. use the labor laws they’ve been pushing against them.


42 posted on 11/27/2012 11:01:32 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

I like the way you think. Remind me not to piss you off ;-)


43 posted on 11/27/2012 11:10:52 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Graybeard58
If they first asked him to leave their private property and I'm sure they did. He broke a trespassing law.

Did they? And is that the standard for trespassing in Orlando?

44 posted on 11/27/2012 11:11:22 AM PST by ksen
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To: Kaslin

This pig got elected and West lost?? Florida really is the South’s garbage can.


45 posted on 11/27/2012 11:15:34 AM PST by ozzymandus
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To: ksen

Per the article, I can imagine: Trespassing (which is why he was forcibly removed). Terroristic threats. He participating in intimidating customers which makes him a fun candidate for inciting violence. Heck, how about some of those fun bullying laws. Disorderly conduct. Organizing without a permit. Probably drunk in public based on his personal record.

He’s a complete dick so that makes him guilty of exposing himself to children. Assuming there were children at Wal-Mart that day.

Man, take your pick.


46 posted on 11/27/2012 11:22:14 AM PST by Noamie
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To: NTHockey

“You can thank the GOP for creating this seat and redristicting Col. West OUT of his seat. Prof once again that the GOP is not to be trusted, believed or supported. Conservatives are not wanted in the GOP; so goodbye to them. I resigned last week.”


My word, no matter how many times this is debunked, someone will post that canard once again. The GOP legislature was forced to draw less gerrymandered districts because of a stupid state constitutional amendment approved by Florida’s idiot voters in 2010—yes, while they were voting for Republicans up and down the ballot, they voted to approve a “fair districts” constitutional amendment that would tie a hand behind the back of Republicans trying to draw a map that favored Republicans.

In any event, Congressman West ran in a district that was more Republican than the district in which he ran in 2010 (albeit not as Republican as a St. Lucie-based district would have been had redistricters been able to place black neighborhoods in Fort Pierce in Alcee Hastings’s black-majority district as they did prior to the “fair districts” amendment). Had GOP redistricters been unencumbered by that stupid amendment and been able to gerrymander the old Broward-Palm Beach FL-22 to make it more Republican than before, perhaps it would have placed West in a better situation for reelection than what he ended up with, but not by much. Congressman West was never a good fit for the socially liberal Gold Coast, and he should have run statewide for the U.S. Senate, where he would have been a much better candidate than the RINOish Connie Mack and perhaps would have beaten Bil Nelson.

So don’t blame Congressman West’s loss on the FL legislature—it was those stupid voters in Florida, and particularly those in Port St. Lucie, that did him in. FL Republicans have done a lot of stupid things in the past, but screwing over Allen West was not one of them.


47 posted on 11/27/2012 11:26:46 AM PST by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: Kaslin
I wish this SOB mofo would show up an my office acting like a fool so we could put him in his proper place.
48 posted on 11/27/2012 11:53:26 AM PST by Niteranger68 (When you play all-or-nothing, be prepared to get nothing...maybe even less.)
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To: ksen
Did they? And is that the standard for trespassing in Orlando?

Most likely the standard everywhere.

If you ask someone to leave your private property and they don't comply, they are trespassing after having a reasonable time to do so.

Wal-Mart and I'm sure many other stores, deal with minor shop lifting in a similar manner. They take a picture of the shop lifter and inform them if they are ever seen in any W-M store they will be arrested for trespassing.

W-M is not public property, just like your yard is not public property, no one has a "right" to be there.

49 posted on 11/27/2012 11:56:18 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: Graybeard58

that’s nice but the discussion was about the comment about law-makers breaking the law. Grayson wasn’t arrested and he didn’t break the law.


50 posted on 11/27/2012 12:03:09 PM PST by ksen
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