It figures. The New York Transit Workers Union and the Teamsters have agreed to support the young communist Wall Street protesters.

The Wall Street protesters demanded true democracy in an interview yesterday.
The kind that of democracy where they get to call the shots and you can shut the f*ck up.

Business Insider reported, via Free Republic:

According to Daily Kos, The New York Transit Workers Union (TWU) voted to support the Wall Street Protestors at their meeting last night.

A member of TWU Local 100 told a reporter that they would join the protest Friday at 4PM.

Here’s more about them from their website:

The TWU has four main divisions: Railroad; Gaming; Airline; Transit; and Utility, University and Service. The Union has 114 autonomous locals representing over 200,000 members and retirees in 22 states around the country.

Occupy Wall Street has been picking up some decent support from unions in the past few days. Yesterday we reported that the Teamsters Union declared their support for protestors, and we also found out that the United Pilots Union had members at the protest demonstrating in uniform.

Today we learned the Industrial Workers of the World put a message of support on their website as well.

 

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  1. Oh yeah…..New Yorkers are going to love that.
    Let them protest.
    Let them rant.
    Let them scream that the taxpayers aren’t giving them enough.
    Let them demonstrate against capitalism right in the heart of Manhattan.

    It worked so well in Wisconsin.
    It worked so well last year.

  2. Who’s managing those union workers’ pensions, huh?

  3. “true democracy” = mob rule

  4. hahahaha go to it jack wagons!!! We’re all laughing at you. Do you really think anybody is going to take you seriously??

    Protesters looking for a job??? Good luck…no business savvy person will hire rebellious non workers who want us to give them everything for nothing

  5. Friday at 4 pm ??? Sounds more like a block party than a protest.. Who cares…

  6. Let’s find out who the “All in for Marxism crowd” really is . Thanks for the public service. If these thug based organizations want to throw in with the anarchists, so be it. We are on to you…

  7. Well, see, the union workers were given the 4 o’clock time period so that it would be close enough to quitting time for it to be okay to take off rather than in mid day. The union workers couldn’t justify taking off that early because then it WOULD look like the union was supporting the protesters. This way the union guys will be just joining in for a short while so it will look like the union is in support and not actually becoming part of the protest. It’s just the union’s way of supporting a cause, (the protesters cause is against big wig fat cat money makers on Wall Street, and these people’s claim they could never end up on Wall Street.)

    But see, the protesters are being led by the nose by their Communist handlers because if any of these protesters had half a brain they would know that any of them, if they worked hard enough could end up on Wall Street. If they did real well at school they could actually get a job on Wall Street, and they’d become part of those who they are protesting against, and that is the people who make alot of money pushing stocks, and whatnot.

    So it’s been already said these people have no purpose other than complaining about some in our society making a whole lot of money, and those who worked hard at a job for twenty years who are now out on the street being laid off. Yeah, that’s true, but why did they get laid off? They lost their job because of Democrats meddling with our economy and causing it to fail due to Socialist governance making it impossible to do business in it’s proper way so that it succeeds. Democrats don’t want American business to succeed because then people don’t need government when they are able to take care of themselves. So Democrats use big wig fat cat liberals on Wall Street’s money to push things around on Wall Street while the big wig fat cat Democrats in the government mess things up so that more people fail at business than succeed.

    These protesters are actually helping the Democrats tear down our economy. And they were probably put up to this. They may actually be some small NGO created by Maurice Strong(look him up he is the most dangerous man).

  8. if I owned a business that was union I would shut the door just to spite those A$$HOLE thugs

  9. Hey Wall Street firms, plenty of financial workers unemployed in Charlotte, NC.

    Why put up with NY city sanctioned bullying and intimidation? Come to a town where you’re welcomed and plug your business into the internet.

  10. Tarak Kauff:
    “It’s for people demanding for real Democracy, thats real democracy… on how they are governed…”
    It’s a republic, MORON!

  11. This useful idiot is full of sh!t

  12. With internet trading these days…its amazing anyone shows up on wall street

  13. Maurice Strong and George Soros are always getting together to do big money deals on Wall Street to keep things messed up and it gives them the opportunity to manipulate our currency and cause people to loose their jobs and then kids who think that it’s the rich who are causing people to loose their jobs so the fat Wall Street cats can make more money. Well you don’t make money by wiping out the very businesses that are generating the capital that helps you make more money. It behoves you to support those businesses. But Soros and Strong like causing waves in order to shake out the weak, and get the stronger to hang on tighter until the waves are over. That’s when Strong and Soros laugh themselves sick on the way to the bank.

    Yes, I don’t like people who are rich like these two guys are, but remember this they aren’t making that money by working for it or contributing to a small business and helping them get off the ground. No these two blood suckers do nothing to earn their money other than the old saying, they “get their money to do the work for them.”, and that is fine, and true, but when they use their money to make themselves richer in doing so wipes out some small businesses, then that is the wrong way to make your money work for you. You get richer, but it causes some to loose their means to generate their own wealth. You aren’t supposed to do that. But then again Maurice Strong and George Soros don’t really care about what happens so long as they get richer. These are the kinds of rich that give being rich a bad name.

  14. #13, ramble much?

    Your economic penis envy is truly laughable. Either go get rich yourself or shut up about it.

  15. Soros makes money by manipulating markets. That’s why it was a good bet to short the dollar when his economic team became Obama’s transition team.

  16. These people are getting waaaay too much attention from the media. If the cameras went away, so would they. If they truly want a revolution, I am armed to the teeth and they can always come to my house for a “discussion” about it.

  17. the people protesting on wall street are all the sub-prime advocates that caused the financial collapse.

  18. To these clowns, “true democracy” means that the squeaky wheel (them) gets all the attention and everything it (again, “them”) wants.

  19. Let’s just shut the country down.
    Take a mini-break.
    We’ll come back when it’s all sorted out. And if not, then not.
    The unions should be ecstatic about it.

  20. If the union were to lock arms with wild apes demanding more free bananas, the credibility of apes will suffer.

    Monkey-shines from the Teamsters is always predictable, damaging and an embarrassment to the rest of the Country.



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