By, Jim Soviero We all know there was an aura of invincibility surrounding the RMS Titanic. The ship was “unsinkable”, until five days into it’s maiden voyage. For years, public sector employee unions have had a similar air of invulnerability. On April 15th, 1912, the magnificent luxury liner was swallowed up by the Atlantic Ocean. One [...]
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Movement attempted to supplant the Tea Party … Occupy Washington never amounted to more than a few hundred people and at its peak during its first week and was nothing more than a carnival of causes, with anti-war protesters edging out those with other causes for the most attention.
“You need to rock-the-boat early in the Rep’s presentation. Watch for an opportunity to yell out and challenge the Rep’s statements early. If he blames Bush for something or offers other excuses – call him on it, yell back and have someone else follow-up with a shout-out. Don’t carry on and make a scene – just short intermittent shout outs. The purpose is to make him uneasy early on and set the tone for the hall as clearly informal, and free-wheeling. It will also embolden others who agree with us to call out and challenge with tough questions. The goal is to rattle him…”