Posted Originally on the Conservative Tree house on August 5, 2021 | Sundance | 318 Comments
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka rose to power in combination with President Obama. Trumka became president of the AFL-CIO at the same time President Obama took office in January 2009.
The Chicago machine organized a pact between the revolutionary communists (RevCom) and labor unions in 2007; specifically to assist the installation of Obama in the 2008 presidential election. The AFL-CIO (Nicholas), SEIU (Andy Stern), UFCW, UAW and AFSCME labor unions all agreed to assemble their foot-soldiers in common cause. That union army defeated Hillary Clinton in a brutal 2008 presidential primary. The communists won. The rest is history.
It was around the time of Richard Trumka’s 60th birthday celebration when the deal was signed. The Communists would get President Obama, in return the labor unions would get the massive pension liability of union member healthcare removed from their books. This is the origin of ObamaCare; by any means necessary.
Today, Richard Trumka died.
[Media] – Trumka, 72, has served as president of the massive 12.5 million-member labor union for more than a decade. Democratic politicians quickly memorialized him as a titan for worker rights.
“We are heartbroken to inform you that our brother and leader Rich Trumka passed away this morning at the age of 72,” said Liz Shuler, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer in a note to staff. President Joe Biden addressed Trumka’s death on Thursday, after apologizing for being late to a meeting with Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander civil rights leaders, he said to reporters, “I just learned a very close friend passed away.”
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., shared his condolences on the Senate floor. “It’s just horrible news,” he said. “We have just lost a giant. And we need him so. We will remember him forever. And his memory will, I know, importune us to do even more for working people.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Trumka an “unsurpassed titan of labor” who dedicated his life to the labor movement. His life “was a testament to the power of organizing and mobilizing for progress, and his leadership leaves a legacy of inspired advocacy for workers,” said Pelosi, in a statement. (read more)
You should’a never made the deal, Dick….