AP Exclusive: Union members appointed after $10,000 donation

There are 20 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Mar 3, 2008, titled AP Exclusive: Union members appointed after $10,000 donation. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Two members of an elevator installers union were appointed to a new state elevator-safety board about the time their local gave a $10,000 campaign contribution to Gov.

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Frank Fan

Chicago, IL

#7680 Oct 7, 2012
Here is the link Brad from the DOL proving its over so go back to your refrigerator box home and cry

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#7681 Oct 7, 2012
That document is in regard to the "Election Complaint" and has nothing to do with the "29 Page Declaration" whatso ever. Nice try !!!

Just like the obama adminstration, all they do is lie just like iuec.
Frank Fan

Chicago, IL

#7682 Oct 8, 2012
Brad I heard that Walmart has a job opening for a cart fetcher. As a perk Walmart might let you keep a cart to keep your stuff in. Hell the Executive Board will build a cartport for your new refrigerator box home. We make you a tin can snd string telephone with direct lines to the DOL and NLRB. We can put a satalite dish made from aluminium foil on the roof with a wire to your tin foil hat so you can get those voices from outer space loud and clear. We are going to set up you new refrigerator box home at the underpass within spitting distance from the dumpster at PF Changs, that should be good eating for you. Good luck on that job at Walmart and you can use the Hall as a reference.
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#7683 Oct 9, 2012
Just like the obama administration that lies on a continual basis about everything so doe iuec.

That documentation is old. It is about the election complaint and nothing about the ongoing criminal investigation of IUEC, it's OFFICERS(that's dan too), Employees. and it's EMPLOYERS.
So Long

United States

#7684 Oct 9, 2012
Pay dues-you lose!!!!!!
Frank Fan

United States

#7685 Oct 9, 2012
Brad I feel your pain. It must be difacult to know you fought a war and you have been utterly defeated because your ally (DOL) stood by and let you and your rebels get slaughtered. At times you had a chance to win the war but in the end the DOL came around to our side. Did out political connections help? They probably did. The old saying you can't fight City Hall is true in this case too. We have much more money and can afford the best attorneys, while you relied on bureaucrats that serve on the whim of their political masters. As you have seen, we have too much political influence and are too powerful for your bunch of Merry Men. Brad, you have lost your job, you career and soon everything and for what? You didn't want to better yourself and become a mechanic. It wasn't you fault, it was Frank's fault. You know with that attitude even Walmart won't hire you. Brad, look at it this way even Lynch got hired by Carlsen, why won't they hire you? You need to look inward to see the real cause of all your problems, its not others, just look in the mirror to find that answer.
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#7686 Oct 9, 2012
That is a sad state of affairs when yess men take over a union and corrupt it. I think it is funny how corrupt this union really is and how having corrupt democratic politicians in your pockets by renting them makes you superior beings. Every dog has their day dan. At least we don't have to cheat to achieve success or rely on your opinion. Doing the right thing is easy. Everybody has to be accountable but you ? IUEC has a history of stacking the deck and changing the rules as you go along. I guess thats why they are under Criminal Investigation? Have they returned your records ? I didn't think so.

To have such a corrupt president is the reason he will lose!

Carlson pays better than the union and the playing field is level.
Frank Fan

Chicago, IL

#7687 Oct 10, 2012

You need to move on with your life. Frank won snd beat you like the rented mule that you are. You're all talk, while Frank is all action. Frank makes over a $250,000 a year, you're on food stamps. Who's succesful and who lives on the government teat? Huh Brad? Frank will be playing golf with congressmen and senators and you'll be looking in garbage cans for aluminium cans. You keep on talking about Romney, you know Brad if he wins no more food stamps. You're a sad individual that is all talk, you've never had a spine or a brain.
Frank Fan

Chicago, IL

#7688 Oct 10, 2012
Brad I went into the near future, March 5, 2013 and I found your new residence and vehicle I took a picture so I can show you that you need to move on with your life.


Chicago, IL

#7689 Oct 10, 2012
frank has come a long way from sleeping at carsons and crashing elevators.
he was born to fail. what goes around..........
Frank Fan

United States

#7690 Oct 11, 2012
disgruntled wrote:
frank has come a long way from sleeping at carsons and crashing elevators.
he was born to fail. what goes around..........
If failing is becoming General President then Brad you must be the ultimate loser
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#7691 Oct 11, 2012
When you have to cheat, bribe, extort your way to the top you sound alot like Charlie Sheen, Winning.

It will be good to have a REAL president and not some empty chair in the white house.

Why are democrats so allergic to the truth ? Why are democrats so afraid to be accountable like everybody else? When you turn on the lights the Cockroaches scatter.

Still no proof. Where is the letter from the DOL? Or is there a video from the DOL? How about that 29 page declaration ? Or how about a Judge Castillo order granting the FOIA? Reality: its not going to happen.
Frank fans a beat off

United States

#7692 Oct 11, 2012
Nice opening greeting is it me or do you appear to be looking down on the reader (members) in your photo? Does it feel so at home so normal? The letter seems so challenging to the other general officers, they've been put on notice, it's your way or the highway. Just like old times. Noticed jimmy didn't kiss up will he be first? You won't be able to help yourself....... Just like old times. Was it unamious lots of rumors out there. Just like old times.
Frank Fan

Chicago, IL

#7693 Oct 12, 2012
Congrats to Frank Christensen on his appointment by President Obama to his Labor Advisory Board. Could the rumors be true that in 2013 he will be replacing Hilda Solis as Labor Secretary? He would truly represent the working man and unions.
Felony Brad

Chicago, IL

#7694 Oct 14, 2012
We know about your past and what happened years ago. You continue to post we will post everything. Brad it takes a theif
Frank and Blago

Oak Forest, IL

#7695 Oct 15, 2012
How is your criminal buddy doing ?
Vote Republican

Bowling Green, OH

#7696 Oct 15, 2012
Our country depends on it !
Frank Fan

Chicago, IL

#7697 Oct 17, 2012
Congrats to Dan Baumann and Jack McManus. I would like to use this platform to talk to the members. I am supporting John Valone for Business Rep., he has been an officer for 15 years and President the last 8 years. He brings a unique blend of bulldog and intelligence to the job. I have worked with John in the past where he always looked out for the members. He knows the contract, the labor laws and most important he has the ability to get the most for the members. I have talked to members who were fighting Frank and I was told they are supporting John Valone because he is not only the right man for the job and that he is a fair person. I was tolf that a former Son of Liberty has been telling members to vote for John Valone and Baumann because they will do a great job for the members.

It isn't that Bill Cook is nor a good member, he is. It's just John is the best choice and the only choice for the members of Local 2
Vote Republican

United States

#7698 Oct 17, 2012
For enduring Freedom

Obama endorses corruption
None of the Above


#7699 Oct 18, 2012
Have any cujones to stand up to frank.

A union of yes men does not make a good union, it only weakens it.

An uneducated and un informed union member is not make a strong union it only further weakens it.

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