AP Exclusive: Union members appointed...

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

There are 7576 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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chico malo


#7803 Dec 22, 2012

all you over paid Illinois unionized dumb fuc-ups ,....

your 3 year vacation ,....of collecting unemployment insurance is about to be cut off ,....
HAHA U losers ,...
maybe you dopes will finally be forced to sell your summer houses on the lake ,.. and all those collectors cars ,....its time to find a real job --
Frank Fan

Chicago, IL

#7807 Jan 1, 2013
The Cooks have been a problem in the local for a long time. They get away with too much. Now our officers are letting them off the hook, shame on them. Frank always stood up for the local and would have never allowed the charges to be withdrawn. The officers need to use Frank as an example. Its time to show the Cooks they are not above the law. Just like the Cook that sold the welder he is being held accountable in State Court it is time the Bill Sr and Jr be held accountable at the Executive Board. I want the officers to remember you need to be more like Frank and support the rights of all members and not bend to the pressure of the Cooks.
Iron chef

Chicago, IL

#7808 Jan 2, 2013
Did the cook do it ? Was the signature forged. The local will never know Danny don't have the spine frank had. This will allow other malcontents to rise up against the machine. Shame on you Danny for being gutless your tenure will be measured against franks legacy. Right now for being as tall as you are your coming up short brother.
Frank Fan

Markham, IL

#7809 Jan 3, 2013
A guy like Frank comes up but once in a lifetime. Dan is a nice guy but isn't Frank Christensen. I agree the members will not respect him for letting the Cook off the hook. But instead of the Cookie crumbling it was our officers. What a shame
Frank Farter

Ostrander, OH

#7810 Jan 5, 2013
Short & smelly.
Frank Fan

Markham, IL

#7812 Jan 5, 2013
Is that wrote:
Why its TAKING THE FEDS a lifetime!!!!!! Cause this POS is a once in a lifetime guy. BULL$HIT!!!! Do you know how many life's that beat off ruined COME ON!!!!
Yes Frank has touched us all throughtout our lives at Local 2. He has given so much to others that his accomplishments are too numerous to mention. He rooted out the corruption at both Local 2 then at the International. Yes indeed a crusader like Frank comes but once in a lifetime. Its too bad that Frank still isnt at Local 2 because he wouldnt let the Cooks of the hook. I hope Welder Boy at Urban make a deal to make this go away. Frank would have never allowed this to happen.
Frank fans a beat off

United States

#7814 Jan 8, 2013
You are the biggest Frankie suck ever!! There are so many others deserving of the nod. The only thing I would agree to is " the franks a beat off center".
Center For Criminals

United States

#7815 Jan 8, 2013
The only person frank has ever helped is himself.

United States

#7817 Jan 10, 2013
Soon you will look like us. Frank is already on the path to destruction.
Frank fans a beat off

Fairfax, VA

#7818 Jan 15, 2013
The question is how many Frankie sucks will be named to the new international positions? I bet frank fan is on the short list. Frank fan you are a beat off.
Baaaaaaaad Man

Melrose Park, IL

#7820 Jan 18, 2013
lets hope it's a going away party.................
Corruption Tour

United States

#7821 Jan 20, 2013
The frank Kiss The Ring Tour has already begun . How many envelopes can his cronys collect from each local? Dats da question .
Dont Worry

Chicago, IL

#7823 Jan 21, 2013
Frank will no be General President for long. President Obama will so put Frank's name forwars for Labor Secretary. It is online that Frank is a sure thing. Congradulations to a true leader.
Vote Henry Bayer out

Mattoon, IL

#7825 Jan 23, 2013
Vote suck azz out of office

United States

#7826 Jan 23, 2013
Wastelands and empty bank accounts is the path frank leaves. To bad we are so corupt
Dont Worry

Markham, IL

#7827 Jan 26, 2013
Our friend Frank will rubbing elbows with our great President. When he gets confirmed as Labor Secretary you can bet your bottom dollar that he will find out the true identety of the sons of liberrty and there will be heck to pay. Companies will be shaking in their boots because Frank will have the full power of the federal government behind him.
Baaaaaaaad Man

Melrose Park, IL

#7828 Jan 27, 2013
ha ha ha . ha ha ha ha ha ha ha .ha ha ha ha ha ha. you so funnie
Felony Frank

Columbus, OH

#7829 Jan 28, 2013
That is funny. The companys already control frank, He is just another ceo.

We already have that wit de obamas.
Dont Worry

Markham, IL

#7831 Jan 29, 2013
Felony Frank wrote:
That is funny. The companys already control frank, He is just another ceo.
We already have that wit de obamas.
Frank is on no one's payroll except the good members of the IUEC. He has proven himself time and time again and soon the IUEC's shinning star will be the Secretary of Labor. He will set the standard that all cabinet secretaries will be judged. A credit to all unions and credit to all american workers, a fair wage and benefits for all american workers will be his platform. He will have those Republicants bowing before him.
Jokey Pokey


#7832 Feb 1, 2013
Cant wait for the party to begin.

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