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Union thugs attack construction workers with bats at Toys R Us

posted at 6:09 pm on June 29, 2010 by

There’s a reason we call them union thugs. There’s a reason unions have such a bad name. Here’s a prime example: union workers were protesting at the construction site of what will be a Toys R Us. Two construction trucks had their windows blown out, and two people were beaten with baseball bats.

Officers responded at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday to the King of Prussia Plaza area of Mall Boulevard for reports that union protestors were blocking the entranceway to the new Toys R Us building site. While en route, an assault was reported in the mall parking lot.

Upon arrival, police found two construction trucks with their rear windows completely shattered, and one victim bleeding from the head. The victims said they were blocked by numerous union protesters from entering the construction site, and so they drove to the mall area to await police assistance.

A short time later, a black sedan pulled up and several men exited with baseball bats, ran up to the two trucks and repeatedly slammed the bats into the windows. As the workers exited the trucks, at least two were then physically assaulted with the baseball bats, and one victim had to be hospitalized. Another victim was able to use his cell phone to photograph the assailants and their vehicle.

Police said the construction site is being protested by Local 401 of the Iron Workers Union.

The victims are not union members, and, shockingly enough, this isn’t the first incident involving the union protestors. And even more shocking — the union is denying any knowledge of who the assaulters are. But, hmm, let’s think: the union protestors were blocking the entrance into the construction site. The non-union workers had called the police and were basically trying to escape from the union thugs, only to have to be attacked. I’m sure it’s just a coincidence. And, as pointed out by Big Government, violence from union thugs is nothing new. In fact, it’s quite common.

These men were doing nothing more than trying to earn a living. But because they had the audacity to not be members of the union, they were beaten with baseball bats. One was sent to the hospital. And in a time when we have unemployment at a 30 year high, we’ve also got union thugs assaulting people… for working.

And don’t forget, Obama is all for unions. As Van Helsing says, if Obama gets his way we’ll have lots more of these thugs running around.

By now we all know that Comrade Obama is in very tight with the unions — so tight that he discarded the rule of law to favor the UAW at the expense of secured creditors when he seized control of Chrysler. If he is able to ram Card Check through Congress, unions will have an opportunity to use coercive tactics to take over most every workplace in America. What kind of country will this be if that happens?

We’re seeing right now what kind of country this will be if that happens. SEIU thugs terrifying the son of a Bank of America executive at his home. Union goons assaulting construction workers at a Toys R Us. Welcome to your hope-n-change, folks.

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cmsinaz on June 29, 2010 at 6:12 PM

It looks a bit like what is happening in greece! I am thinking that this bho and team is going to see to it our Republic is under the ‘union label’ here! With all these ‘events’ happening, could our election in Nov. be stopped? I have said this before, but things are getting to the point that the horrible ‘crisis’ our nation is on stand by. I have been trying to get a grip on this, and now with Glenn and others I know what this bho and team want to do. People, please, we need to stop this bho and team in Nov.!
It may be too late, but my faith says, God made our wonderful country and if we tell Him we love what He gave us, maybe He will help us.

letget on June 29, 2010 at 6:42 PM

Don’t forget, it was a few years ago that one of the UAW heads actually brought a BASEBALL BAT to the contract negotiations with one of the auto makers. And was damn proud of it.

mgman on June 29, 2010 at 6:47 PM

cmsinaz on June 29, 2010 at 6:12 PM

Lovely people but I don’t think the workers where I live in Arizona would have tolerated that. The thugs would have brought their bat and the guns would have come out lickety split.

chemman on June 29, 2010 at 7:14 PM

chemman on June 29, 2010 at 7:14 PM


cmsinaz on June 29, 2010 at 7:43 PM

Gangs, unions– is there a difference?

leftnomore on June 29, 2010 at 8:54 PM

gee, in NYC it always used to be the construction workers, unionized for sure, wielding the bats against the protestors.

audiculous on June 29, 2010 at 11:24 PM

of course, in the history of the United States, it was always the people trying to organize into unions that got sent to the morgue or the charity ward of some hospital. used to be pretty good money to be made for smashing skulls with the Pinkertons.

audiculous on June 29, 2010 at 11:29 PM

of course, in the history of the United States, it was always the people trying to organize into unions that got sent to the morgue or the charity ward of some hospital.

Where? When? Been watch too many Oliver Stone movies

lm10001 on June 30, 2010 at 8:03 AM

No, actually, pretty accurate about 80 or 90 or more years ago.

Since I presume that was thought wrong, I am sure we can all agree that the current attackers, being union thugs, were also wrong.

And you thought card check was all about leveling the organizing playing field.

Zomcon JEM on June 30, 2010 at 3:09 PM

I can’t believe this isn’t all over the news….at least those that are not msm’s. My God. What in hell were people thinking when they voted for this tool?

capejasmine on June 30, 2010 at 5:35 PM

I’ve never liked unions, and disliked the governments of states that have failed to make their states ‘right to work’. Quite frankly, this is yet another pro 2nd Amendment argument. I would’ve laughed my ass off to find out that the story ended with a guy in danger of being the victim of an assault with intent to commit great bodily harm breaking out a (legally-owned) P556, opening fire and protecting his life, and the lives and safety of his co-workers. When the union thugs Klan Squad was out there beating uppity negroes into the hospital for being ingrates that failed to toe the union line, the Sig P556 would’ve come in handy, then, too. Violence may not be the first refuge of the liberal, but it’s not too far down the list; we’ve got to start defending ourselves and each other. Naturally, though, the gunning down of a bloodthirsty union street gang would just be presented in the LEC (Liberal Entertainment Complex) as a right-winger committing 2nd degree murder, killing people that were merely exercising their right to free speech and peaceful protect. The bats were never there.

Virus-X on June 30, 2010 at 5:50 PM