Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Tierney and the Teamsters? God Help Us
Freindly Fire Zone ^ | 23 Sep 2010 | Chris Freind

Posted on 09/23/2010 7:16:31 AM PDT by grace522

Webster’s defines greed as “a selfish and excessive desire for more of something than is needed.”

But there should be another entry: Teamsters Local 628.

You see, these are the guys who destroyed months of work by those trying to resurrect the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News papers. The Teamsters were the ONLY union out of 16 who chose not to negotiate in good faith (READ: common sense) with the papers’ prospective new owners.

In doing so, they have jeopardized thousands of jobs.

The deal is off, and the papers are going back on the auction block.

Worse still, former publisher Brian Tierney, whom the Teamsters unabashedly supported, is not out of the newspaper business yet.

In fact, Tierney allies Raymond Perelman, a billionaire who bid with the Tierney group during the last auction, and the Carpenters Union , who lost every penny of its original pension fund investment but mysteriously keeps throwing more money on the table --- have once again submitted a bid.

God help us.

(Excerpt) Read more at freindlyfirezone.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: inquirer; tierney
If the Carpenter's Union ownes this paper, don't buy it.
1 posted on 09/23/2010 7:16:36 AM PDT by grace522
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: grace522

Unions and DemWits are IMHO the WORST kind of greedy... not only do they ALWAYS, ALWAYS want more... They want you to have LESS!


2 posted on 09/23/2010 8:08:23 AM PDT by FiddlePig (truth is hard... lies are easy - http://redneckoblogger.blogspot.com)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: grace522; Tribune7; Kid Shelleen

Ping.

See Chris’s write-up - most of the Inky ‘news’ is recast of Appalling Propaganda (AP) so who needs it?


3 posted on 09/23/2010 8:55:58 AM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !! )
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

ping


4 posted on 09/23/2010 10:58:47 AM PDT by Tribune7 (The Democrat Party is not a political organization but a religious cult.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: grace522; Tribune7; Kid Shelleen
Final from Philly Court Blog:

(Debt Holders Group have bid $105 million; Perelman group has bid $85 million.)

5 posted on 09/23/2010 11:13:51 AM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !! )
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson