What is it about SEIU and Chicago? Home of Saul Alinksy, David Axelrod, Rahm Emanuel, Valerie Jarrett, the Obamas ... and of course Dick Durbin of the ACORN 7.
Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now a TV celebrity, thanks to SEIU big Tom Balanoff's P2P scandal over Barack Obama's vacant U.S. Senate seat. But that was a long time ago so it may be difficult to recall.
When the American Bankers Association scheduled its annual meeting for today and tomorrow in the Windy City, did they know it would be occupied, hostile territory? Big mistake. Here come the Purple People Beaters!
from ChicagoNow.com: "The ABA will be hosting their conference on Tuesday at the Sheraton, and representatives are already assembling. While a nearly full-scale mobilization of the police department's available manpower was ordered to quell the protest in front of the hotel, a group of about two dozen protesters infiltrated the hotel lobby possibly from the riverwalk entrance and began shouting slogans with bullhorns and generally disrupting the peace."
• Summary of Saul Alinsky's 'Rules for Radicals'
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