Actor Danny Glover to walk picket lin...

Actor Danny Glover to walk picket line with Terre Haute Bemis workers

There are 24 comments on the Tribune-Star story from Aug 7, 2009, titled Actor Danny Glover to walk picket line with Terre Haute Bemis workers. In it, Tribune-Star reports that:

With negotiations between Bemis Co. Inc. and the Workers United Local 1426 set to resume Monday, workers and their supporters are planning a rally Saturday in Terre Haute.

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duh

Terre Haute, IN

#1 Aug 8, 2009
I wonder if he is bringing his buddy Hugo Chavez with him?
junglebunny

Terre Haute, IN

#2 Aug 8, 2009
BIG DEAL ANOTHER DUMB BUTT TO STAND OUT IN LINE AND LOOK STUPID.ALLS I CAN SAY TO U SO CALLED UNION WORKERS U BETTER BE READY TO STAND IN LINE FOR YOUR FOOD STAMPS,CAUSE WE HAVE PLENTY OF PEOPLE THAT WILL WORK AND TAKE YOUR JOBS RIGHT FROM YA.OH BY THE WAY HAPPY STANDING IN LINE AT THE LOCAL FOOD STAMP OFFICE.LOL
Big O

Tyrone, PA

#3 Aug 8, 2009
Hey I will flip him off just like I do the other dumb asses standing out there.
thatguy

Terre Haute, IN

#4 Aug 8, 2009
You people are amazing. Do any of you realize the reason we all aren't working 18 hours a day for 4 dollars an hour is labor unions? Probably doesn't matter to any of you. You're all probably "disabled" welfare cases anyway.
Unture

League City, TX

#5 Aug 8, 2009
thatguy wrote:
You people are amazing. Do any of you realize the reason we all aren't working 18 hours a day for 4 dollars an hour is labor unions? Probably doesn't matter to any of you. You're all probably "disabled" welfare cases anyway.
Minimum wage is higher than 4 dollars...so that is way untrue. The reason we aren't working for 18 hours a day is because of labor laws...which the fed has plenty of to protect the worker.

I will agree that unions were good in their day, but they are just trouble causers now.
KOGBA

Weleetka, OK

#6 Aug 8, 2009
thatguy wrote:
You people are amazing. Do any of you realize the reason we all aren't working 18 hours a day for 4 dollars an hour is labor unions? Probably doesn't matter to any of you. You're all probably "disabled" welfare cases anyway.
You are exactly right. Unfortunately trying to get an intelligent point across here is useless. Seems like most people who post on here would rather bash others in order to feel better about themselves. Many seem to think they get paid decent because of their superior abillities. They fail to realize that labor unions raised the standard of living and closed the gap between the rich and the poor and created the middle class that many enjoy.

Granted union have their problems. Many of the stories floating around about how they saved some lazy worthless guy's job multiple times are just plain false. If anybody cares to challenge that, bring on the proof. Every single problem a company has is a direct reflection on their poor management abilities. The union does not run the company management does. This is why every contract has the wording "Management reserves the right to manage the company".

Message to all you negative dim wits.... I don't care what your stupid ass has to say. You morons mean nothing to me. So you all can Kiss Ole GB's Ass.
The Game

Terre Haute, IN

#8 Aug 9, 2009
lol wow.. someones acting career has gone down the toilet
Bubba

Clearfield, PA

#9 Aug 9, 2009
Next we will see Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson walking the line unless there aren't any blacks working there!!
Afro man

Britton, MI

#10 Aug 9, 2009
Bubba wrote:
Next we will see Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson walking the line unless there aren't any blacks working there!!
you are just a Kracker head bigot.
PinkToe Honky

AOL

#12 Aug 9, 2009
4 dollars and hour? I thought you IDOITS were getting a raise! And screw that Sgt Murtaugh!

“OPEN YOUR MIND”

Since: Oct 08

Terre Haute

#13 Aug 9, 2009
Big O wrote:
Hey I will flip him off just like I do the other dumb asses standing out there.
Wow what a toughie..How do you feed your family? Never mind I probably feed them!
I'll be there Tuesday at 10 pm taking my brother and his brothers dinner while he fights for his job.While he fights for what he has worked for the last 10 years.While he fights to put food on my neice and nephews dinner table.
This Is Hilarious

Portage, PA

#14 Aug 10, 2009
Bubba wrote:
Next we will see Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson walking the line unless there aren't any blacks working there!!
No. Danny Glover hangs out with a different crowd:

http://www.margueritelaurent.com/pressclips/c...
Joel

United States

#15 Aug 10, 2009
ThereIsNoAz wrote:
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Wow what a toughie..How do you feed your family? Never mind I probably feed them!
I'll be there Tuesday at 10 pm taking my brother and his brothers dinner while he fights for his job.While he fights for what he has worked for the last 10 years.While he fights to put food on my neice and nephews dinner table.
Yeah...he really has to fight for all of that. That evil Bemis is so mean... they want to bring in a maximum of 10% temps. That is going to steal his job eh? If the union was honest about the contract, the strike would not have been voted in favor of. The contract states that no department can have more than 10% temps.
Regarding the health insurance, if the union is so worried about how Bemis handles the insurance, why don't they get their own group policy? Bemis would probably give the workers another couple of bucks an hour and the union can handle the huge overhead insurance requires.
junglebunny

Terre Haute, IN

#16 Aug 10, 2009
Afro man wrote:
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you are just a Kracker head bigot.
yep and so am i,u water melon eater lol
junglebunny

Terre Haute, IN

#17 Aug 10, 2009
ThereIsNoAz wrote:
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Wow what a toughie..How do you feed your family? Never mind I probably feed them!
I'll be there Tuesday at 10 pm taking my brother and his brothers dinner while he fights for his job.While he fights for what he has worked for the last 10 years.While he fights to put food on my neice and nephews dinner table.
U ASK ME THEY ALL DUMB ASSES FOR STANDING OUT THERE,I DO BETTER THEN FLIPPING THEM OFF,I MOON THE DUMB ASSES.
Right2Work

Harleysville, PA

#19 Aug 10, 2009
This Is Hilarious wrote:
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No. Danny Glover hangs out with a different crowd:
http://www.margueritelaurent.com/pressclips/c...
The website was great! thanks. McCain had a much better stimulus plan, make every state a Right to Work state. 93% of working Americans (that don't work for the government) are PROUD to be non-union. I would offshore work to China, India, Vietnam or Mexico if I had to deal with the whiny union. Great quality work, lower wages, but above all employees that don't complain so much! Bemis officials, please understand that the majority of the community supports you and wants you to succeed and stay in Terre Haute. We fully understand that the union is behind the issues. Please do not lose sight that the majority of citizens know the truth.
ohhhh

Dana, IN

#20 Aug 11, 2009
any word on the negotiations?
alvin

Terre Haute, IN

#21 Aug 12, 2009
ohhhh wrote:
any word on the negotiations?
rumors are that the union is about to stick there tail between there legs and give up
world class pete

Terre Haute, IN

#22 Sep 7, 2009
We will rape these fools. i will make my millions and take all the union benefits. we must destroy the middle class and bring back slavery. go bemis go.
Punkinhead

United States

#23 Sep 13, 2009
world class pete from Clay City is Punkinhead, the fearless clueless former president of the doomed union. It is such the mentality of this union that will be its undoing.

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