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The Mob Getting Upset With Bush???

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posted on Oct, 12 2004 @ 08:11 AM
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Wonder if the Mob is ready to start causing Bush and Company some problems? Look at this letter that was sent to the Teamsters... I wouldn't want to be Bush if this is the case... Kennedy had the same problem.


Mr. John Sweeney
President
AFL-CIO
815 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
October 11, 2004

Dear Mr. Sweeney:

Over the past several weeks, acts of violence and vandalism have occurred at Republican and Bush-Cheney campaign headquarters across the country. In addition to the injuries, property damage and disruption associated with these acts, these events have created a threatening and intimidating atmosphere abhorrent to our democratic process.

On October 5th, according to news reports, witnesses, police reports and admissions of your members, the AFL-CIO, as part of a national strategy, protested at more than a dozen of our campaign and party headquarters across the country. In many locations, the protestors attempted to enter, or entered, campaign or party facilities. As one protestor said, "Actually, we're storming into an office." In Orlando, Florida, injuries and damage were sustained. Protestors forced their way into the facility, fracturing the arm of one staffer, and vandalized the office. In Michigan, protestors entered a headquarters and engaged in activities apparently intended to disrupt volunteers trying to make phone calls.

Protests by your organization come on the heels of several other incidents at Bush-Cheney '04 offices around the country, including a break-in at our Seattle office where laptop computers were stolen from the Washington State Bush-Cheney ’04 executive director and the state Republican Party 72-hour director. Just last night in Canton, Ohio, a Bush-Cheney '04 staffer was forced to lock herself in an office while another break-in was in progress. The facility was seriously damaged and property was stolen. Additionally, gun shots have been fired into Bush-Cheney '04 offices in West Virginia, Florida and Tennessee, windows broken in West Virginia and campaign staffers threatened. In Wisconsin, a supporter of the President had a swastika burned into his front yard simply because he had a Bush-Cheney '04 lawn sign. We urge your support in helping us ensure the safety of all individuals working on our campaign and others as we are making every effort to secure the safety of all participants in the political process.

I hope you will put an end to protest activities that have led to injuries, property damage, vandalism and voter intimidation. We will hold you and your organization accountable for the actions of your members and urge you to immediately discontinue any coordinated protest efforts that result in damage to our facilities, or injury to people who may hold different political views than your members, but who share an equal right to be involved in the political process without suffering violence, intimidation and threats.

Respectfully,

Gov. Marc Racicot, Bush-Cheney '04 Campaign Chairman



posted on Oct, 12 2004 @ 08:30 AM
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Originally posted by GrndLkNatv
Wonder if the Mob is ready to start causing Bush and Company some problems? Look at this letter that was sent to the Teamsters... I wouldn\'t want to be Bush if this is the case... Kennedy had the same problem.




I don't believe a Governor would involve himself in a matter such as this.
Please include a link to your source.



posted on Oct, 12 2004 @ 08:33 AM
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posted on Oct, 12 2004 @ 08:45 AM
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I don't think it's the Mob. I do think it's the Teamsters. Some of their members tend to favor more aggressive tactics.



posted on Oct, 12 2004 @ 08:59 AM
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So Hoffa wasn't part of the mob???



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