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Money pours in to replace
hot dog vendor´s equipment
destroyed at Capitol

The Detroit News, by Chad Livengood

Original Article

Posted By:barbcrose, 12/12/2012 10:31:10 PM

Viral Internet video and photographs of right-to-work protesters tearing down a tent and trashing a Lansing hot dog vendor´s catering equipment has sparked an online fundraising drive to help a man known by most as "the hot dog guy." During Tuesday´s mass demonstrations that attracted an estimated 10,000 to the Capitol lawn, protesters of the right-to-work law the Legislature was passing and voting on tore down a tent rented by the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity. Witnesses and Internet videos show protesters, some wearing union clothes, using knives or box cutters to cut the tent´s ropes.

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And the Leftists accuse conservatives of being racist?!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cartcart, 12/12/2012 10:42:01 PM     (No. 9062605)

He had insurance, right? Let them pay and then subrogate against the responsible parties.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KimoSaavy, 12/12/2012 11:51:09 PM     (No. 9062667)

These union mafiosos thugs or paragons of democrat party virtues called him the N word and an uncle tom. You know Chrissy Mathews and the rest of the commy media will not cover this much.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Twiggy, 12/13/2012 2:02:28 AM     (No. 9062739)

Glad to see this made the news. I guess the pot has really grown since I read a previous article where it was at $9,000.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snakeoil, 12/13/2012 2:06:05 AM     (No. 9062741)

Wonder if the hot dog guy belongs to a union? Naw, he was actually working.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/13/2012 2:41:38 AM     (No. 9062753)

This was the tent Fox News was working out of.... and the reporter was punched more than once. This is what Obozo wants to see nationwide....

and with all those Obamaphones out there, he can just send a text msg with when & where.... Just like Ayres & Code Pinko trained The American-Arab Spring coodinators to do.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BcdErick, 12/13/2012 3:08:12 AM     (No. 9062766)

He seems from the video and testimonials like such a nice man. He likes people and likes his job. What happened is so, so wrong. I hope he gets those donations. He deserves it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/13/2012 3:24:36 AM     (No. 9062775)

If unions want to know why they´re so hated, they should look at themselves. Their greed and thuggery has made them irrelevant to the modern world. They act just like the jihadists. Any day now, I expect them to start murdering people to get their own greedy way.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/13/2012 5:30:25 AM     (No. 9062808)

Here´s the thing. Obama,thelft and media think they have won the national argument and have a mandate to shove far left ideology down our throats.

The left really can´t envision a peaceful co existence with conservatives,no more than Hamas can see one with Israel.Their last resort is violence and that´s why Egypt needs a close eye the next few days. Will the Morsi government use force to impose his way.
Big Islam and Big Left bullying are in full swing with Obama watching in glee.Community organizing is the only thing Obama´s good at and it´s concept is spreading worldwide with the use of technology.The Syrian rebels are getting their marching orders from western liberals.Just like the outsider mobs that got rid of Mubarak and Gadaffi.These were both fairly modern north African countries who had some basis of an economy.

Gadaffi was on the UN´s human rights commission one day and pulverized the next.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/13/2012 5:36:34 AM     (No. 9062817)

Gotta wonder if Hoffa and his goons have any remorse about trashing a real working man......

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 12/13/2012 6:09:50 AM     (No. 9062851)

Wow. Thank you Detroit News & the OP for posting this. Even the many comments after the article were anti-union thuggery.

+ I watched the video of these things happening, and kept wondering: "Where are the police?" Where were the police???


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Reply 11 - Posted by: privateer, 12/13/2012 8:36:50 AM     (No. 9063069)

Police won´t help; they´re union.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: navybrat, 12/13/2012 9:10:58 AM     (No. 9063145)

The union should repay the man and cover the loss of his equipment.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hxbuff, 12/13/2012 1:53:53 PM     (No. 9063760)

#8, you make good comments. But, standard practice is double spacing after a period. Would you mind doing it so it is easier to read your comments.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: cheeflo, 12/13/2012 7:56:28 PM     (No. 9064334)

Shouldn´t the protesters be more properly characterized as anti-right-to-work?

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