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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 12:59 AM

Ass hole tea-baggers...........

On my way home from DC on Friday, I stopped for dinner at a Diner in Breezewood, PA. I sat at the counter, there was one man two stools down from me and two priests about four seats from me on my left. Across the counter was one man and a woman, but not seated together.

The man on my right, said something to the man opposite him about the N word president. The woman across from me told both men to stop the talk, she didn't want to hear it, I chimed in, that I didn't want to hear it either, the priests were silent. The man near me said "you're in a truck stop and we truckers hate the president and government and you (meaning me & the other woman) probably worked for the government." They did stop the talk and I finished my dinner.

As I got up to leave, I looked over at the men and said "every trucker I know at home is a Teamster, and everyone of them voted for the President. And if I went to one of their hang outs & said what you said, I'd be leaving in an ambulance."

My younger brother, A Teamster & shop steward, was supposed to take the trip with me, but they had a lot of trucks coming in to his shop on Friday and didn't want to saddle his co-workers with more work. If he had been with me, he wouldn't have hurt the offending tea-bagger, but he would have made him afraid.

As for the priests, I think I saw them bless themselves a couple of times.

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mrmpa Jan 2013 OP
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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 02:00 AM

1. I think this is some of the most important behavior there is. We MUST start dealing with one another

,as politely as possible, instead of letting media and churches and bosses and anything and everything else do it for us. We need the courage to SPEAK the truth to one another and to do that in a way that makes the truth more important than our petty little opportunities to get our digs in and to use insults, which distract from the truth.

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 02:25 AM

2. All it takes is...

...the voice of ONE. Usually the voice of one multiplies as soon as it is spoken. I am not real impressed with the courage of the clergy, though. They are the ones who should have no fear, but often are the biggest cowards around. I have been known to scold them a time or too when I catch them behaving cowardly, by pointing my index finger into their chest while reminding them "..inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these, my brethren, ye have done it unto Me...".

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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 02:28 AM

3. I am embarrassed for the priests

... who appeared to be too terrified to be be embarrassed.

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 03:28 AM

4. Good job, bro! I went on strike during the Reagan era in Orange County CA.

It was sad. Only me and one other person walked to strike. The rest worked as usual: it was a store of about 200.
Saturdays, while I picketed, were a joke: people were crossing the picket line in droves to shop. It was depressing.

Today, I am so proud of myself now and glad I went on strike. I'd hate to be one of those bastard wimps who crossed our feeble line to work—and we got them the contract that the union demanded. It's so much easier to just go to work and not want to be bothered with the idea of a strike.

A few weeks after the strike, I left the job—it was too uncomfortable working along side those that I picketed through Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years so they could keep their benefits.

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 03:38 AM

5. whatever you do

 

don't ever get a cb.

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 03:44 AM

6. The Teamsters I know WOULD NOT make them need an ambulance.

They would talk cogently about the facts to shallow-minded name callers.

With a couple of straight talking union guys around, those two simpletons might wish they had a fast car and quick reason to exit that diner. But, you don't call an ambulance for a pre-existing mental condition.

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 09:27 AM

7. proves once again

what so many people do not want to acknowledge, which is the racism that drives their hatred. ass hole teabaggers indeed. thank you for speaking up.

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