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Texans Stage Mock Funeral To Mourn The Death Of Jobs

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Texans Stage Mock Funeral To Mourn The Death Of Jobs

Post by Guest on Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:13 pm

Staffers at the Houston office of GOP Rep. John Culberson (R) must have gotten quite a surprise on Thursday when they looked outside to see more than 100 constituents gathered for a funeral. But this wasn’t a typical funeral — these Texans were gathered to mourn the loss of good, high-wage jobs in their state.

Mourners circled around a mock casket for “Good Jobs,” and Taps played in the background while Rev. Louis Dorsey eulogized. “I used to be middle class!” one woman cried out during the ceremony. Constituents also chanted “Hey, hey, what do you say? How many jobs have you killed today?”

DORSEY: My brothers and my sisters, we are assembled here today to mourn the passing of the jobs in Texas. Jobs died because of a steady influx of minimum wage jobs, tax breaks for corporations and the super-rich, and the policies of politicians like Rep. John Culberson.

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2011/08/23/302188/mock-jobs-funeral/

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Re: Texans Stage Mock Funeral To Mourn The Death Of Jobs

Post by Sad American on Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:12 pm

Go Texas!

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Re: Texans Stage Mock Funeral To Mourn The Death Of Jobs

Post by TR11005 on Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:10 am

God Bless Them!! Everyone needs to demonstrate every hour! Make these Tea Party Politicians so sick of us that they can't sleep. It is only fair, we can't sleep either! Just do it the best way possible. Even a simple pray has dramatic effects!

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