Teamsters & Tea Party Activists: Kindred spirits afterall?
Perhaps there’s hope after all. For a moment, let’s ignore Teamster president James Hoffa’s attack on Tea Party activists last week. It seems as though at least one Teamster local has something in common with the American Tea Party movement: It doesn’t like high, job-killing taxes either. In this case, it’s a soda tax that Philadelphia’s mayor, Michael Nutter, is proposing that has Teamsters local | Read More »
Teamsters President Takes Aim at ‘Mis-Directed’ Tea-Party Activists
A day after indictments were served on Colombo crime family associates who were embezzling from a Teamsters pension fund, the president of the union, James P. Hoffa (son of legendary Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa), was taking aim at Tea Party activists, claiming activists are ‘misdirected’ and being ‘manipulated.’ When I listen to the Tea Party tax protesters, I hear that they’re mad as hell. They’re angry | Read More »