"It is in no difference to somebody walking into school with a T-shirt that says ' Hitler was a genius' to somebody who was Jewish and who takes the Holocaust very seriously." At the meeting Debra Penny, UFT borough representative for Staten Island, said that the union sent out the note to try and avoid potential discord in classrooms."We did what we could and we certainly will go to schools and talk [about Garner]," she said.
(The group is also known for backing rancher Cliven Bundy in his standoff with federal authorities.) "We want them to worry that they're being watched."These promised armies of aggro poll protectors will almost certainly amount to nothing more than a fear-inducing fantasy come Election Day, not least because strict federal and state laws protect voters from intimidation.
The decision to ditch dressy office wear came after an encounter with one of his 7,000 employees in 2011.
"One of my employees came up to me and said: 'You know I did see you once. I saw you, but I didn't formally meet you,'" Yellen recalled.
At least, his lack of faith in a US electoral system he calls "rigged" suggests he thinks your vote won't count. His allegations of widespread voter fraud are baseless.
But that hasn't stopped him from calling on his supporters to monitor polling places in communities he has deems suspect.
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