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efhmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-23-11 08:47 PM
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91. How is that possible?
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  -Maine Governor Orders Mural Depicting Labor History Removed From Labor Department meegbear  Mar-23-11 01:26 PM   #0 
  - Yep, removing historical reference, out of sight, out of mind. Yet another WTF moment. n/t  RKP5637   Mar-23-11 01:29 PM   #1 
  - Just like the Texas history books  MidwestTransplant   Mar-23-11 02:51 PM   #18 
  - Yep, same old crap. n/t  RKP5637   Mar-23-11 02:58 PM   #23 
  - Ditto! ...RushThugs/T.HATERbaggers trying to rewrite history.  SoapBox   Mar-23-11 04:08 PM   #36 
  - And the old Soviet style of erasing purged people from photos. nt  tblue37   Mar-23-11 04:34 PM   #38 
     - no kidding...eom  Kolesar   Mar-24-11 06:29 AM   #144 
     - Fascists are the same the world over -- GOP no different -- !! Where are the Dems?  defendandprotect   Mar-24-11 12:43 PM   #217 
  - Call/write veterans groups  Roy Rolling   Mar-23-11 04:10 PM   #37 
  - This is a great idea. It deserves a thread of its own so it gets seen by more of DU. n/t  RKP5637   Mar-23-11 08:50 PM   #94 
  - Yes, call vet groups, feminist groups and AARP  roxiejules   Mar-23-11 09:17 PM   #97 
  - Send an e-mail here  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:13 AM   #169 
     - Thanks - I emailed the Chamber of Commerce, too  roxiejules   Mar-24-11 10:20 AM   #184 
     - Call Maine outdoor store LL Bean  roxiejules   Mar-24-11 11:42 AM   #200 
     - done!  mimitabby   Mar-24-11 10:38 AM   #187 
  - The only problem I have with your letter is...  blackspade   Mar-23-11 10:27 PM   #120 
  - good letter  barbtries   Mar-24-11 07:41 AM   #150 
  - My old neighbor was a rosie!  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:09 AM   #167 
  - local RW radio blowhards will be getting his back on this and  certainot   Mar-24-11 09:57 AM   #180 
  - Well if they succeed, just gear up to start renaming everything "Reagan" when the wheel turns...  Pholus   Mar-23-11 07:34 PM   #70 
     - some of the Reagans  Roy Rolling   Mar-24-11 08:01 AM   #152 
     - I was afraid I was not clear. I mean undoing Norquist's campaign to name a bunch of stuff Reagan.  Pholus   Mar-24-11 08:21 AM   #157 
     - NOT EVERYTHING  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:14 AM   #170 
        - How very appropriate!  freshwest   Mar-24-11 12:17 PM   #210 
  - Just doing the corporations' business.  sinkingfeeling   Mar-23-11 01:33 PM   #2 
  - Yep - gov't of, by and for the corporations. Republican voters are...  polichick   Mar-24-11 09:47 AM   #175 
  - He is taking down a mural by DIEGO RIVERA?  JitterbugPerfume   Mar-23-11 01:34 PM   #3 
  - No, it wasn't painted by Diego Rivera  PatSeg   Mar-23-11 01:46 PM   #5 
     - ok, but he is still a philistine  JitterbugPerfume   Mar-23-11 02:27 PM   #15 
     - Oh, no doubt about that  PatSeg   Mar-23-11 02:58 PM   #22 
     - Title and Description of 'Hostile' Murals  roxiejules   Mar-23-11 06:55 PM   #64 
     - DID YOU KNOW?  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:30 AM   #173 
        - LePage wants to overturn Child Labor Laws  roxiejules   Mar-24-11 10:43 AM   #188 
        - I think the repubs have this dream world  EC   Mar-24-11 12:12 PM   #208 
           - Yep, it is called 'The Jungle'  roxiejules   Mar-24-11 12:23 PM   #212 
              - Yep  EC   Mar-24-11 12:59 PM   #219 
        - That's pretty pathetic  PatSeg   Mar-24-11 11:39 AM   #199 
     - Of course  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:17 AM   #171 
  - "He added that the rooms could instead be named 'after mountains, counties or something.' "  mahatmakanejeeves   Mar-23-11 01:45 PM   #4 
  - what about naming at least some of them after things that labor changed...  harmonicon   Mar-23-11 02:06 PM   #7 
  - The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Room. n/t  murielm99   Mar-23-11 03:46 PM   #31 
     - Perfect!!!!! eom  Maeve   Mar-23-11 03:47 PM   #32 
     - HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! FTW!!! nt.  harmonicon   Mar-23-11 05:08 PM   #47 
     - The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Room.  AlbertCat   Mar-23-11 08:10 PM   #82 
  - LePage is ignorant to the point  crim son   Mar-23-11 03:53 PM   #34 
  - Clearly his is insane  abelenkpe   Mar-23-11 02:03 PM   #6 
  - He's a minority governor...  Lost Jaguar   Mar-23-11 02:37 PM   #16 
  - Let's replace them with the mugs of the Koch brothers. That would be appropriate.  callous taoboy   Mar-23-11 02:06 PM   #8 
  - A stylish fresco of LePage  hifiguy   Mar-24-11 09:03 AM   #164 
     - I'd go you one more, but it would be too pornographic.  callous taoboy   Mar-24-11 12:47 PM   #218 
        - !!  hifiguy   Mar-24-11 01:28 PM   #222 
  - The dominos  Plucketeer   Mar-23-11 02:08 PM   #9 
  - Their true colors sure are showing - and they sure are ugly!  reformist2   Mar-23-11 02:53 PM   #19 
  - Maine's Taliban Governor  emsimon33   Mar-23-11 02:17 PM   #10 
  - Someone needs to write a letter making the comparison.  murielm99   Mar-23-11 02:23 PM   #12 
  - Beat me to it...  salib   Mar-23-11 02:47 PM   #17 
  - This war on workers is mind-boggling  matt819   Mar-23-11 02:19 PM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-11 02:24 PM   #13 
  - Living in Maine now, and unsurprised by this.  crim son   Mar-23-11 04:01 PM   #35 
  - I resent that. The new labor wars are being fought now in other states.  txwhitedove   Mar-23-11 06:11 PM   #53 
  - Fuck facts! Only opinions count and only Republican ones at that  lunatica   Mar-23-11 02:26 PM   #14 
  - "It was a pure depiction of the facts."  and-justice-for-all   Mar-23-11 02:53 PM   #20 
  - Isn't such an action openly hostile to workers?  ArcticFox   Mar-23-11 02:56 PM   #21 
  - Yes, the Republicans are becoming very open about their anti-worker stance. nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 03:03 PM   #24 
  - I hope something large eats him.  aquart   Mar-23-11 03:09 PM   #25 
  - WOW  Iliyah   Mar-23-11 03:15 PM   #26 
  - he did NOT get a majority! the non-tea vote was split  eShirl   Mar-23-11 03:20 PM   #27 
     - Are you voting on computers?  defendandprotect   Mar-24-11 11:45 AM   #202 
  - Annnnnd that's my favorite-worded malign wish for the week! Hee. (nt)  Posteritatis   Mar-23-11 04:52 PM   #44 
  - Thanks, I needed that ...  freshwest   Mar-23-11 08:52 PM   #95 
  - He could bring a parasite home from one of his vacations!  Kolesar   Mar-24-11 06:28 AM   #143 
     - Invoking the specter of 'The Enemy Within.'  freshwest   Mar-24-11 12:27 PM   #214 
  - This is a nationwide, all-out war on labor. n/t  SpankMe   Mar-23-11 03:31 PM   #28 
  - The main problem here is perfectly highlighted in a phrase from DoL Commissioner Boyett's email:  SteppingRazor   Mar-23-11 03:33 PM   #29 
  - exactly what I was thinking. n/t  krkaufman   Mar-23-11 07:58 PM   #75 
  - Comparing mission statements from Departments of Labor  roxiejules   Mar-23-11 08:04 PM   #78 
  - According to archive.org  Courtesy Flush   Mar-24-11 07:24 AM   #146 
     - Am not surprised  roxiejules   Mar-24-11 10:17 AM   #182 
        - No, I just checked for the date it was changed. Don't know how to get the backstory nt  Courtesy Flush   Mar-24-11 10:53 AM   #189 
  - Exactly -- we have to remind ourselves the Founders did not trust corporations --  defendandprotect   Mar-24-11 11:46 AM   #203 
  - Rosie the Riveter  Roy Rolling   Mar-23-11 03:34 PM   #30 
  - Gosh, a Department of LABOR building with LABOR figures mentioned!  plumbob   Mar-23-11 03:48 PM   #33 
  - The Our Governor Will Suck a Businessman's Dick for a Quarter Room  AlbertCat   Mar-23-11 08:19 PM   #86 
  - Obviously, you're correct!  plumbob   Mar-24-11 12:22 AM   #130 
  - The Pinkerton Room!  Patiod   Mar-24-11 09:00 AM   #163 
  - I think they're channeling  sulphurdunn   Mar-23-11 04:37 PM   #39 
  - They already have it  hifiguy   Mar-24-11 09:07 AM   #166 
  - He should  Turbineguy   Mar-23-11 04:37 PM   #40 
  - I cant help but to wonder  USBlues   Mar-23-11 04:48 PM   #41 
  - Welcome to DU! And people HAVE been taking to the streets. Have you not been paying  54anickel   Mar-23-11 10:22 PM   #118 
  - Well yes but is it doing any good?  USBlues   Mar-24-11 04:58 AM   #133 
  - Could we please start with the voting computers -- back to paper ballots and pen!!  defendandprotect   Mar-24-11 11:50 AM   #205 
  - Same feeling here. Welcome to DU.  freshwest   Mar-24-11 12:29 PM   #215 
  - Well, Big Business bought that building so I can see why they would get their feelings hurt.  Dappleganger   Mar-23-11 04:49 PM   #42 
  - oh for fuck's sake  RainDog   Mar-23-11 04:52 PM   #43 
  - What a petty little mind the Maine gov. has!!  iwishiwas   Mar-23-11 04:54 PM   #45 
  - His mind is pretty typical  Enthusiast   Mar-24-11 05:41 AM   #136 
  - Because God forbid anybody get the idea  Astraea   Mar-23-11 05:00 PM   #46 
  - Well, he's right. The murals only tell 1/2 the story.  toddwv   Mar-23-11 05:38 PM   #48 
  - +1000% --  defendandprotect   Mar-24-11 11:52 AM   #206 
  - and Dems just roll over and play dead  glinda   Mar-23-11 05:45 PM   #49 
  - Might be time for an email to Bernie Sanders.........  neoralme   Mar-24-11 11:23 AM   #194 
  - what i'm having a hard time understanding is  8 track mind   Mar-23-11 05:57 PM   #50 
  - From your keyboard.............  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:33 AM   #174 
  - Not changing history but erasing it  liberal N proud   Mar-23-11 06:02 PM   #51 
  - Idea: Subversive Grassroots Graffiti and Mural Project  radhika   Mar-23-11 06:09 PM   #52 
  - where are the jobs? Why are they wasting taxpayer money on ideologies? clueless  2Design   Mar-23-11 06:15 PM   #54 
  - Can recall the Gov. of maine?  ej510   Mar-23-11 06:21 PM   #55 
  - Let's hope he's clueless. Going too far on the GOP Crush Unions Campaign.  Overseas   Mar-23-11 06:49 PM   #61 
  - OMG!  vicarofrevelwood   Mar-23-11 06:24 PM   #56 
  - Is this guy a total idiot, or what?  TheCowsCameHome   Mar-23-11 06:27 PM   #57 
  - The Tea Party has officially declared a national war on the American worker  derby378   Mar-23-11 06:39 PM   #58 
  - Asshole.  Hissyspit   Mar-23-11 06:47 PM   #59 
  - Just like when the Taliban destroyed...  NeoGreen   Mar-23-11 06:47 PM   #60 
  - +1  meegbear   Mar-24-11 06:16 AM   #142 
  - Disgusting. More GOP cruelty.  Overseas   Mar-23-11 06:50 PM   #62 
  - Pardon my language. Maine's Governor is a piece of shit!  Lint Head   Mar-23-11 06:55 PM   #63 
  - And that's being polite!  polichick   Mar-24-11 11:16 AM   #192 
  - Corporate controlled douche bag.  sarcasmo   Mar-23-11 06:55 PM   #65 
  - Having a Labor Dept. *is* the balance.  Beartracks   Mar-23-11 07:03 PM   #66 
  - Art History.....  ezmerelda39   Mar-23-11 07:04 PM   #67 
  - all cultural aspics of the working class?  AlbertCat   Mar-23-11 08:26 PM   #88 
  - HUGE K & R !!!  WillyT   Mar-23-11 07:19 PM   #68 
  - These right-wing  femrap   Mar-23-11 07:22 PM   #69 
  - This is right down there with John Asscraft ordering the cover up of the statue of Lady Justice.  muntrv   Mar-23-11 07:47 PM   #71 
  - Thanks for reminding us  Enthusiast   Mar-24-11 05:51 AM   #138 
  - It *is* the Department of LABOR, right?  krkaufman   Mar-23-11 07:52 PM   #72 
  - It's appropriate for him to be anti-labor...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-23-11 07:52 PM   #73 
  - Contact info. for LePage - Call up and protest!!!  Miss_Underestimated   Mar-23-11 07:56 PM   #74 
  - I COULDN"T DELIVER MY MESSAGE this am!  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:49 AM   #176 
  - Is this really what the people of Maine voted for?  efhmc   Mar-23-11 08:02 PM   #76 
  - 61% voted for somebody else  high density   Mar-23-11 08:14 PM   #83 
  - How is that possible?  efhmc   Mar-23-11 08:47 PM   #91 
  - No ... Most of us voted for the independent  rtassi   Mar-23-11 09:27 PM   #100 
  - Was the vote split 3 ways?  efhmc   Mar-23-11 09:48 PM   #102 
     - The main race was among LePage, a lame Democrat, and an independent  high density   Mar-23-11 10:32 PM   #121 
     - How sad! What do you see for the future?  efhmc   Mar-23-11 10:36 PM   #122 
     - I ran briefly for State Senator...........  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:54 AM   #179 
     - As an Ohioan I feel the same about Maine.  Enthusiast   Mar-24-11 05:53 AM   #139 
  - NO NO NO NO.........  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 09:53 AM   #177 
  - If it weren't for Unions  tripperfan   Mar-23-11 08:04 PM   #77 
  - The facts have a liberal bias... n/t  Sabien   Mar-23-11 08:05 PM   #79 
  - If either of our two constituencies perceives that they are not welcome  AlbertCat   Mar-23-11 08:05 PM   #80 
  - Ahh LaPage  Highway61   Mar-23-11 08:06 PM   #81 
  - This makes me sad....  lz1122   Mar-23-11 08:15 PM   #84 
  - Why does this make me want to punch someone in the face?  Paradoxical   Mar-23-11 08:16 PM   #85 
  - More proof that Republicans hate America.  baldguy   Mar-23-11 08:19 PM   #87 
  - some really good comments at the newspaper`s site...  madrchsod   Mar-23-11 08:36 PM   #89 
  - It's like that quotation about 'those who control the present, control the past and the future.'  freshwest   Mar-23-11 08:44 PM   #90 
  - Uh... What?! How the heck do you 'balance' this?  ck4829   Mar-23-11 08:47 PM   #92 
  - WTF. Just WTF.  bluerum   Mar-23-11 08:48 PM   #93 
  - Can this be stopped?  madmax   Mar-23-11 09:07 PM   #96 
  - Yes, in the next election ... keeping in mind that the  rtassi   Mar-23-11 09:25 PM   #98 
     - Thanks for information. May be too  madmax   Mar-23-11 09:33 PM   #101 
     - Libby was in the lead when early voting began  eShirl   Mar-24-11 02:52 AM   #132 
  - Isn't this a historical piece? Could they apply for such status and stall this?  jtuck004   Mar-23-11 09:25 PM   #99 
  - That's an idea. n/t  madmax   Mar-24-11 06:11 AM   #141 
  - Can he do this without discussion or without a vote?  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-23-11 09:50 PM   #103 
  - My Mother's foster brother got his fingers shot off  Marthe48   Mar-23-11 09:52 PM   #104 
  - Maine governor orders labor mural takedown  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #105 
  - What's next? Ban labor day?  geomon666   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #106 
  - No, they want balance, so they'll create Business Day.  drm604   Mar-23-11 10:18 PM   #117 
  - People, it's a war. Never forget it.  Brickbat   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #107 
  - If it's war...  madmax   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #109 
  - I'm picking up what you're putting down.  Brickbat   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #110 
  - it IS a war...  handmade34   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #111 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #108 
  - Any stadiums with Corporate names? Paint them over.  Downwinder   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #112 
  - The Nazi's are coming. The Nazi's are coming. eom  bluesmail   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #113 
     - The fascists - and they're already here. n/t  madmax   Mar-24-11 06:10 AM   #140 
        - Nazi/fascist/same differeance...  bluesmail   Mar-24-11 11:23 AM   #193 
           - LOL yep nt  madmax   Mar-25-11 07:28 AM   #223 
  - Maine governor orders labor mural takedown  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-23-11 10:11 PM   #114 
  - WTF? It's the labor department. Not the anti-labor department.  drm604   Mar-23-11 10:15 PM   #115 
  - Sad  marions ghost   Mar-23-11 10:18 PM   #116 
  - Hey Dumbfucks...  blackspade   Mar-23-11 10:24 PM   #119 
  - Are there laws against destroying public property? - n/t  BrightKnight   Mar-23-11 10:36 PM   #123 
  - Republican's War on Labor...  AsahinaKimi   Mar-23-11 10:54 PM   #124 
  - Order up! One governor removal  Zambero   Mar-23-11 11:06 PM   #125 
  - Isn't it convenient  droidamus2   Mar-23-11 11:17 PM   #126 
  - +1 n/t  Shining Jack   Mar-23-11 11:27 PM   #128 
  - Frances Perkins Center responds to diss by Governor  roxiejules   Mar-23-11 11:19 PM   #127 
  - He is also wasting tax payers dollars!  JCMach1   Mar-23-11 11:51 PM   #129 
  - Despicable. They are showing their true colors.  gtar100   Mar-24-11 02:35 AM   #131 
  - This is so wrong.  Enthusiast   Mar-24-11 05:27 AM   #134 
  - Vote for the replacement mural!!!!  Bluebear   Mar-24-11 05:28 AM   #135 
  - This sort of thing has been done before ...  JustABozoOnThisBus   Mar-24-11 05:43 AM   #137 
  - I wonder what it costs to remove those murals.  drm604   Mar-24-11 07:17 AM   #145 
  - Sadly, this is not the Onion news.  felix_numinous   Mar-24-11 07:28 AM   #147 
  - unreal.  barbtries   Mar-24-11 07:40 AM   #148 
  - They are so confident now they are open about destroying the middle class.  Kablooie   Mar-24-11 07:40 AM   #149 
  - What a sh*thead. I hope a recall is planned. n/t  catbyte   Mar-24-11 07:46 AM   #151 
  - A mere distraction. This public move is intended  ChairmanAgnostic   Mar-24-11 08:02 AM   #153 
  - The GOP = enemies of the people  nbcouch   Mar-24-11 08:12 AM   #154 
  - Degenerate Art  Zoonart   Mar-24-11 08:15 AM   #155 
  - they are like  Epiphany4z   Mar-24-11 08:17 AM   #156 
  - Let's look at the State Department of Commerce.....  Swede Atlanta    Mar-24-11 08:42 AM   #158 
  - Fascists  Mosaic   Mar-24-11 08:52 AM   #159 
  - PURE BULLSHIT!  rucognizant   Mar-24-11 08:57 AM   #160 
  - I am so tired of the constant revisionism.  dotymed   Mar-24-11 08:57 AM   #161 
  - Soviet style historical revisionism and  hifiguy   Mar-24-11 09:00 AM   #162 
  - Labor, what's that? nt  TBF   Mar-24-11 09:04 AM   #165 
  - I'd like to see them try that  yesphan   Mar-24-11 09:12 AM   #168 
  - Oh the irony  guitar man   Mar-24-11 09:27 AM   #172 
  - so the local RW radio stations will likely be egging him on on that and maybe they  certainot   Mar-24-11 09:54 AM   #178 
  - Let the Chamber of Commerce know how you feel  roxiejules   Mar-24-11 10:11 AM   #181 
  - The Governor of Maine suffers from extreme paranoia, and should be  forty6   Mar-24-11 10:19 AM   #183 
  - Recently watched a doc about rr laborers' mass grave  Marthe48   Mar-24-11 10:26 AM   #185 
  - The fascist revisionists will be burning books in the street again soon. nt  Zorra   Mar-24-11 10:28 AM   #186 
  - Yep - I've been expecting that for a while.  polichick   Mar-24-11 11:15 AM   #190 
  - Clearing the way for a wall full of giant corporate logos  Blue Owl   Mar-24-11 11:16 AM   #191 
  - Oh, the poor businesses who are not getting the recognition they  jwirr   Mar-24-11 11:26 AM   #195 
  - If there is a hell . . .  Jack Rabbit   Mar-24-11 11:29 AM   #196 
  - Well, that's ONE job the GOP has created...  beac   Mar-24-11 11:31 AM   #197 
  - Keep pissing on workers. You'll find out in 2012. End of days for elephants.  RedCloud   Mar-24-11 11:34 AM   #198 
  - How are Maine'ers reacting to this new governor? Some GOP Gov "wins" were a "surprise"?  defendandprotect   Mar-24-11 11:43 AM   #201 
  - god-these f******* are so weak and mentally deficient  katty   Mar-24-11 11:48 AM   #204 
  - What's going on with all the Gov's lately?  indimuse   Mar-24-11 12:02 PM   #207 
  - Reminds me of regime changes in  EC   Mar-24-11 12:17 PM   #209 
  - So erasing labor history  xxqqqzme   Mar-24-11 12:17 PM   #211 
  - Erasing history, republican style.  Citizen Worker   Mar-24-11 12:24 PM   #213 
  - The MEMORY HOLE  Martin Eden   Mar-24-11 12:38 PM   #216 
  - Is he legit?  james0tucson   Mar-24-11 01:02 PM   #220 
  - My own blasted State  davidthegnome   Mar-24-11 01:02 PM   #221 
 

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