Republicans Cheer Murders of Colombian Labor Leaders

Tuesday, 27 September 2011 06:53 By Dave Johnson, Campaign for America's Future | Report
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Hundreds of executions in Texas -- Republican crowd cheers.

An uninsured person in a coma -- Republican crowd shouts "Let him die!"

And now, labor leaders murdered in Colombia -- Republicans say "A good start..."

See the comments under an article at The Hill about how many labor leaders have been killed in Colombia -- 15 since the US signed on to a treaty: AFL-CIO President Trumka sends list of killed Colombian labor leaders to Obama -

Republicans are swarming the comments. Example:

    What do you call a list of 22 dead labor leaders?

    A good start…
    BY TEA PARTY PATRIOT?on 09/26/2011 at 15:35

And trust me, it isn't just this one comment over there... go see before they take it down. (Never mind you can see some of them preserved here: and here

    so Columbia is doing a good job of getting rid of vermin why is this cause for concern?
    BY HOLYMAN on 09/26/2011 at 15:35


    I wonder if those killing the labor slugs in Colombia can outsource that work here.
    BY CANUCK on 09/26/2011 at 19:00


    Could we get them to do it here? There are more than enough union thug bosses already.
    BY DAVID on 09/27/2011 at 10:52

Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson (Redwood City, CA) is a Fellow at Campaign for America's Future, writing about American manufacturing, trade and economic/industrial policy. He is also a Senior Fellow with Renew California.

Dave has more than 20 years of technology industry experience including positions as CEO and VP of marketing. His earlier career included technical positions, including video game design at Atari and Imagic. And he was a pioneer in design and development of productivity and educational applications of personal computers. More recently he helped co-found a company developing desktop systems to validate carbon trading in the US.

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