Unions Plan Pro-Obama “Bridge Action Day” – Will Shut Down Bridges & Harass US Workers on Thursday

The SEIU is planning a “Bridge Action Day” for Obama.
The overpaid government union goons will shut down traffic on US bridges and harass US workers going to work on Thursday morning.

This sorta goes hand-in-hand with his job-killing economic policies, huh?

The SEIU reported:

Join with SEIU members and community activists on Thursday, November 17, 2011 on Bridge Action Day. There will be actions in Detroit, Kalamazoo, and Saginaw. We will be highlighting the need for investment in our infrastructure and the jobs that these investments would provide. Michigan needs jobs now. Instead of giving handouts to big corporations, we need our leaders to stop the power struggles and focus on creating good jobs that pay a fair wage. By investing in our crumbling local bridges, we can put Michigan back to work and get our economy moving again.

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  • Liz

    Stop the violence. Clean up the poop piles. IMPEACH!

  • Tom Smith

    Call me they announce “Jump Off a Bridge Day”. I will watch

  • Mannie

    Napalm them.

  • Pedro

    Wait, I don’t get it. If all of the bridges are so badly deteriorated that they need million dollar make-ups, why are they advocating that everyone go stand on a bridge at the same time?

  • simple fix, get a couple D-9 and proceed forward.

  • Joe College

    The left used to protest the government. Now they protest the people.

  • Militant Conservative

    Just another target rich environment.

  • MikeSilver

    I can only hope they are right and the bridge collapses with them on it.

  • KornKing

    Certainly wouldn’t want to see anyone go to work

  • fix this please

    harass US workers going to work on Thursday morning.
    harass US workers going home Thursday evening.

    snip: 4pm

  • john03

    Bring it on. If I see anyone trying to block a bridge here they better get there arse out of the way of my car.

  • SeniorD

    Of course the fact that His Obamaness delayed the oil pipeline that would bring thousands of jobs into this country doesn’t matter at all.

  • Zombie Jake Blues

    “Michigan SEIU thugs? I HATE Michigan SEIU thugs!”

  • Don’t they have a toilet to clean, or something?

  • M1

    I might just have to rent a Kenworth and see if I can make it over the bridge.

  • patman

    Class warfare endorsed by Biden. Hope to see a large casualty list by noon tomorrow…

    Support the American Jobs Act by preventing workers from getting to their jobs… The logic behind this is astounding.

  • Jeremy Cannone

    I don’t hope that the bridge collapses, only due to the fact that hundreds of police officers will be on it trying to control these mobs.

  • the SEIU is the SDS unionized.

  • You have a right to drive over bridges which are paid for by your tax dollars (and toll fees), if someone stands in front of your vehicle to prevent you from traveling the bridge that you pay for and to prevent you from getting to work, run them over, because they should not be in roadways blocking traffic anyway. If you drive an SUV, install a plow to the front of it to make clearing a path easier.

  • paul52

    Time to bolt a “bush pusher” on the Silverado. They’re not just for deer anymore.

  • Paul in N. AL

    I’m glad the hood of my car is sloped so that any I hit will go flying into the Tennessee River. Its a nice lengthy plunge.

  • Andreas K.

    National occupy bridge day and they do it in three places. I see. Just like “occupy” is global, right?

    And of course they ignore that a “jobs bill” is a waste of paper. What, the government’s going to force me to hire people even when the economy is crap (thanks to the same government) and I can’t afford to hire?

    Seriously, if I had a company in the US, would have pulled out already and moved to a country where my capitalist ways would be more welcome. Like… China.

    BTW, I heard talk behind closed doors that Toyota may be thinking of pulling their facilities out of the US. None of this is, of course, official, but I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a lick of truth to it. With stupid Americans trying to extort money from them with retarded claims (the sticking gas pedal is still unproven) and the US going down they’re certainly off better moving to China.

  • JimBob

    Lock and load people. Carry your weapons with you.

    Stun Batons (with metal strips on the shank) are the perfect tool to zap a few of these scum bags.

    The Obama machine is ramping up folks, take it all very seriously and protect yourselves.

  • Granny

    “25 million Americans are looking for work but Congress can’t pass a jobs bill”

    Congress DID pass a jobs bill to the tune of several TRILLION dollars and it did not make the first iota of difference in the number of Americans looking for work. In fact, the number of Americans looking for work increased.

    Doing the same thing over and over despite evidence that it is ineffective is the very definition of stupid.

  • Valerie

    WOW. What a fantastic idea! SEIU winning friends and influencing people everywhere!


    I can’t believe they are this stupid. This is not an action designed to secure the passage of a law. The only outcome for a “successful” action like this is to break the social compact. It is designed to piss people off, so they will get mad and blame the nameless, faceless “government” and withdraw their consent to be governed.

    The unions are acting like useful idiots for the bomb-throwers, and this trick, if it works, will blow up in their faces.

  • OWSCarl Nitwit Extraordinaire

    The 1%ers that these people are trying to prevent from getting to work don’t rely on public roads and transportation. They can work right from their homes.

  • frank begal

    run them down

  • bg



    American Islamists and Iranian Propaganda

    [Tune in to Press TV, the Iranian government’s English-language
    broadcast outlet, and you will see reports of the pervasive evil
    represented by the United States. It seeks war. It fabricated an
    international report on Iran’s nuclear weapons program. It leads
    an elaborate “Iranophobic” conspiracy aimed at invading Iran and
    “plundering its natural resources.”

    Watch long enough and you’ll also see a parade of American Muslim
    activists, all lamenting their problems with government policies and
    decrying the plight of life here for Muslims.]


  • Emerson

    And this will get the general public on their side because…?

  • JustJP

    Let’s call it “Run over a protester day”

  • Highlander

    Well, that ought to endear them to the 99% of the 99% that don’t agree with their tactics. I’ll bet the people trying to get to work will be very impressed … not!

    Maybe the city should break out the snow plows a little early this year?

  • Carbon Pootprint

    Running over commies is justified when your bridges are occupied!!!

  • jorgen

    Does this mean that the Democrat party has presented the bill to Congress or Senate?

  • I hope someone runs the bastards over. Need someone to fall on the sword for the cause.


    peddle to the metal and run the sons of bitchesss down

  • bg


    “Where free unions and collective bargaining are
    forbidden, freedom is lost.” ~ Ronald Reagan

    “But not collective hijacking. What I mean by that, if they have gotten
    so much for so many years and it’s going to bankrupt the state, I don’t
    think that’s good. It appears that in some instances, they really don’t
    care.” ~ Herman Cain

    more here..


  • bear

    The posters seem to be somewhat cranky, today. Patience, please…..11/12 is coming!

  • Larkin

    By all means, support obama’s “jobs act”.

    Just what this country needs is more political graft and pay-offs.

    God, I am so sick of these subversive bastards.

  • bg


    Unions were once a good idea, until they started
    robbing their own for pay to play politics.. *sigh*


  • Earthmover

    How about a couple trillion for us non union folk? In fact, all non union people
    have to pay monthly dues and that money will be used strictly for Republican

  • Leftist scum, like the SEIU bums, are getting more aggressive and brazen, because the braying jackass in the White House has given them a permission slip for this kind of crapola.

    Barry Soetoro Obama, the worst president in our history, hands down. Jimmy Carter runs a very distant second to this current festering clot we’re stuck with.

  • MaryW

    #2 – Tom Smith, thanks for the lol – hey, I’ll join you on that bridge.

    These thugs haven’t yet learned that their rights stop where another person’s begin.

  • StrangernFiction

    You can’t find 99% that agree on anything. You couldn’t find 99% that believe water is wet. There would at least be 2% that believe it is just an illusion.


  • chuck in st paul

    There are people in Detroit working? Who knew…

  • RKflorida

    2 “V” type snow plows side by side at 50mph. 1 pass, clean bridge.

  • StrangernFiction

    The posters seem to be somewhat cranky, today.

    And why on Earth would that be, when things seem to be going so marvelously?

  • Nancy

    I am certain that this will increase the popularity of the unions and the Left with everyone.


  • Nucsnipe

    Didn’t know so many were listening when I said “Those brainless morons should go play in traffic”

  • bg


    unions are worse than what they were formed for to prevent..


  • averagemelon

    I see the Unions are running out of money again and demanding their paid-for Congress to deliver the US Treasury goods as promised or else!

    How pathetic this nation has become. What a spectacle of gimme, gimme, gimme, want, want, want, whine, whine, whine.

    Look to the Lord and ask for what you need, fools.

  • Ecosse

    this will backfire. instead of gaining sympathy they’ll p*ss off everyone trying to get to work.

    i look forward to this.

  • Tom Morris

    Are there any drones left from Iraq? We could use some here. Take out a whole bunch of losers.

  • greenfairie

    The Soros-backed Janitors For Justice used to pull this trick in D.C. all of the time. I always used to wonder why drivers didn’t just plow through the Red Rover game.

  • coolidgerules

    That’s OK.
    Brand new brush guard on the truck last year.
    Pressure washer should get out the hair and skin.

  • Valerie

    Here’s something you can print out, if you must drive across a bridge.

    Oops! Sorry, Gotta Run!


  • Patty

    GERARD: You’re damn right Wall Street occupiers speak for us. They do in Pittsburgh, they do in Chicago, they do in Oakland, they do in San Francisco, they do all across the country. And I think what we need is, we need more militancy.

    SCHULTZ: What does that mean, more militancy?

    GERARD: I think we’ve got to start a resistance movement. If Wall Street occupation doesn’t get the message, I think we’ve got to start blocking bridges and doing that kind of stuff. This doesn’t have to be this way. The economy doesn’t have to be this way. It’s being put this way because the Wall Streeters are getting their way.

    Gerard upped the ante minutes later, suggesting that unions go beyond “blocking bridges” (audio) —

    Then we lost the House ’cause the House got blamed for what the Senate didn’t do and now we got a bunch of right-wing nutjobs running the House of Representatives. And in the last period of time, what do we got now, almost two years, a year and a half, that the only thing they’ve done is bring forward social bills, they haven’t brought forward one jobs bill, not one jobs bill, Ed, not one jobs bill and that’s what they ran on.

    And no wonder people are occupying. We oughta be doing more than occupying parks. We oughta start occupying bridges. We start oughta occupying the banks places themselves. I mean, I just think that this is nuts.

    Yes — “we start oughta occupying the banks places themselves,” along with an exaggerated timeframe since Republicans regained the House and the oft-repeated lie of alleged GOP indifference to jobs legislation. Schultz’s less than hardy endorsement in response —
    Perhaps after union members are released on bail following their arrests for occupying bridges and banks and, in the process, harming countless working people just trying to do their jobs, they might want to consider occupying the offices of amply compensated union leaders, including Gerard.

    Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jack-coleman/2011/11/02/union-chief-leo-gerard-resistance-movement-needed-seize-bridges-banks-#ixzz1dtFZ0mpj

    Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jack-coleman/2011/11/02/union-chief-leo-gerard-resistance-movement-needed-seize-bridges-banks-#ixzz1dtFJfchY

    Steelworkers union. Getting desperate

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  • CT

    Organizers of this domestic terrorism should be arrested and charged with domestic terrorism. How is SEIU any different than any other Communist front group of the cold war era?

  • Valerie

    Damn! I honestly thought Joe Biden was smarter than this:


    Cain/Gingrich 2012 — Give the Republicans some bragging rights.

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  • justme

    Harass people with jobs, for people without jobs. Yeah, that makes a hellava lot of sense. Sure am glad I live in a right to work state.

  • bg


    Valerie #59 November 16, 2011 at 11:49 am

    misrepresentation.. just as CAIR believes they speak for ALL American
    Muslims, so does Biden et al believe they speak for every hard working
    American, they do not!!

    my dear heroic Dad was a NYC Fireman, he signed
    his paychecks “under protest” til the day he died..


  • WillofLa

    These people are not 99% of anything. They are less than 20% of the American population. I don’t know where they get the idea they represent anyone other than the idiots in the Occupier’s dope heads, exhibitionists, rapists, murderer’s, diseased, mentally ill, bums from New York slums, flea bitten bunch of nobodies from nowhere. The SEIU are nothing but people who owe a trillion dollars to the American taxpayer who are not in unions that Obama stole from the Treasury. They owe us everything they have since it was stolen from nonunion money that was supposed to go to nonunion workers, the one’s who do all the real work while the union people are out protesting not working, demanding more money.

    I hate unions and always have. Obama is doing exactly what he did in Chicago and this is all he knows how to do and that is “community aggitation”.

  • bigkahuna

    Run hem over.throw them n riers feed th ih olvs many problems and lowrs welfare rolls,crme rte nd numbeof pererts

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  • JPeden

    Instead of giving handouts to big corporations, we need our leaders to stop the power struggles and focus on creating good jobs that pay a fair wage. By investing in our crumbling local bridges, we can put Michigan back to work and get our economy moving again.

    Yeth, more Solyndra’s now! Another heaping load of steaming scam upon scam, please! “Infrastructure, shovel ready jobs, investments, cutting technology jobs” and plenty more fresshhhh Commie vegetable brains out on the roofs of the OWS’s “equal” hovels! Please?

    Thanks anyway, Obama. But I don’t really believe that 99% of Americans haven’t even gone through infancy yet. So now repeat after me, you widdle AA Mush Head, you are in the lowest “class”.

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  • J Hunt Morgan

    I’ll be more than happy to run over any liberal union scum that blocks the path of my vehicle.

  • bg


    this needs to go viral..

    more here..

  • Patty



    ABC’s Sawyer Says Palin “Targeted” Gabby Giffords In Special On Congresswoman

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    What is it with leftists anyway?

    Why is it when they want something they feel it’s necessary to inconvenience, bother, harass, and threaten other people in order to get it?

  • Clutch

    We need a squadron of grumpy, blue-haired Florida retirees that can’t see over the steering wheels of their 1974 Cadillac Fleetwoods to take care of these a$$holes. Granny can paint a couple of OWS losers under her driver’s side window.

  • Clutch

    Since i work from home, this won’t affect me, but should I happen to venture out and spot any of these tools, I will extend a hearty “You are the 1%!” salute from my sunroof. That is all they will ever get from me, ridicule, scorn and abuse.

  • gracepmc

    If jaywalking is illegal, how can this not be? Where is law enforcement?

  • gracepmc

    According to the ACLU it is illegal for protesters to block traffic without permits.

  • Finncrisp

    Barry has been killing jobs all week – the pipeline, the epa coal rules. The unions should be up in arms with thejob assassin in the White house and his Marxist loving Moslem embracing policies.

    But no, they want to protest Congress because they won’t raise taxes enough. They want to support a bill that does not create or save one job. They have their heads up their union a$$es while $1600 dollar “suits ” at the union halls are smiling all the way to the bank.

  • squeaky

    #70 and as an addition…….i guess giffords husband is getting into the mix

  • Patty

    Many cities during the Failed Recovery Act and stimulus abused this money. Our money with beautification projects.

    One is something they call are go around. A circle in the middle of a street, undoubtedly created by a liberal. It has literally caused accident.

    If investigation went into this stimulus the failed and ridiculous manner in which it was used would build a bridge or two.

    Gas taxes goes to roads and bridges. Where is all that money going too, especially with the rise in Gas Prices.

  • Patty

    77 November 16, 2011 at 2:53 pm
    squeaky commented:

    Sawyer, a big giant liberal. And as Sarah has said. She knows the made up stories with know substance quite well. She is the Opposite of the media darling Sawyer.

    Sawyer is a strange lady, indeed. And what a shame she has to rude a great interview, in this manner but isn’t that what the liberals and media do best.

  • squeaky

    OT – color me surprised [not]….[[.President John F. Kennedy’s nephew, Robert Kennedy, Jr., netted a $1.4 billion bailout for his company, BrightSource, through a loan guarantee issued by a former employee-turned Department of Energy official.]] meanwhile his brother joe rakes in just under 600,000 as ceo for citizens oil.

  • bg


    squeaky #80 November 16, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    just heard about that via Rush, so i went searching..

    Throw Them All Out – Including Politico

    bit of previously posted info & more here..


  • bg


    re: #81 November 16, 2011 at 3:36 pm bg

    The GOP’s Solyndra Problem

    more here & connecting links..


  • WillofLa

    The mayor’s of these cities need to find out who it is that is going to block the bridge and have them arrested for conspiracy to disrupt the operation of the city. That would be a charge his lawyer couldn’t get him off of. And send out a warning that anyone who tries to obstruct traffic on any bridge in the city, or streets or highways will not be tolerated and they will be arrested!

    These chicken **it mayor’s who are all Democrats and supporters of the Socialist Democrat Party have given in to these protesters enough. And enough is enough. You will notice that the only cities where the protesters are at are all Democrat cities because they know that no conservative city mayor is going to put up with any bull crap the Occupier’s think the laws don’t apply to them, but the Tea Party can’t do any of the kind of things the Occupier’s are getting away with. Of course the Tea Party wouldn’t do any of those things anyway. But they might have to in order to make the leftist stop obstructing the bills that need to be voted on and sent to the President, whoever that is. But the problem is, the Socialist might try to pass a bill, and you know it would be signed by this President, to eliminate the right to pass a conservative bill without 2/3rd’s of the Senate. And if there was enough Democrats or liberal Republican’s who wouldn’t go along with the rest of the conservatives the bill wouldn’t get passed. But if Socialist and left wing Republican’s weren’t allowed to vote because Nancy Pelosi locked the doors of the Congress when she was speaker in order to not have any “no” votes on her bill. Now, what the hell is that? If we wanted to do that in order to clear a bill through the Senate, the Socialist could pass a bill themselves in the Senate as a rule of the Senate that any bill coming from the Republican’s had to have 2/3rd’s of the Senate to pass. And if the numbers didn’t exist then the bill couldn’t get voted on.

  • maybe it will be one of those bridges that need of repair…………………..just saying.

  • Rhoda R

    What Patti at #78 said needs to be repeated and emphasized: There is already money set aside for roads and bridges – what is happening to it? Bike paths? Other nonsense?

  • Ghost of John Brown

    The funny & perhaps tragic thing is that the loads for a whole bridge full of pedestrians is heavier than a bridge fully loaded for vehicles. In 1987, when they celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, so many people loaded onto the bridge that the deck flattened out, dropping by about 20′. So, these brainless SEIU folks might just find themselves at the bottom of the river if they aren’t careful.

  • Unbelievable

    “Sorry, officer, my foot slipped, and accidentally hit the gas versus the brakes.”

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