The real fireworks are set to fly tomorrow as labor unions descend on Lansing, Mich., to protest the passage of right to work legislation in the state. Buses are set to roll in from out of state, and public school teachers are planning to ditch class to march on the capital. Protesters got an early start tonight, though, by gathering near Gov. Rick Snyder’s home to wave signs and sing carols.

Look! Fictional waif Tiny Tim is there, complete with crutch and newsboy hat.

That didn’t last long, and it wasn’t quite the scene union members caused when hundreds gathered at the home of a Bank of America executive in 2010. We don’t expect tomorrow’s protests to break up so easily, though.

  • syvyn11

    Remember the good old days where people in castles would pour hot oil on hordes at the castle gates? I miss the good old days.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rafael.penariosribero Rafael Eduardo Peña-Rios Riber

    sure, you have enough money to waste on busses, plane tickets an propaganda but somehow there is no money for your workplace

    • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

      And, the “working people” took off work today to protest.

      • conservativechick

        The union employees show up with fake doctor notes and get paid. Teachers teaching kids to lie and cheat so they will grow up to be good little Democrats.

        • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

          Did you see the video from Madison last summer? There was a Doctor among the protesters writing medical excuses for anyone who wanted one. Here’s one, there are others.

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQRcNBWTOr8

        • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

          Did you see the video from Madison last summer? There was a Doctor among the protesters writing medical excuses for anyone who wanted one. Here’s one, there are others.

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQRcNBWTOr8

      • conservativechick

        The union employees show up with fake doctor notes and get paid. Teachers teaching kids to lie and cheat so they will grow up to be good little Democrats.

      • pajamakat

        And most likely getting FULL pay.

  • John Smith

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  • jones.barry

    A few shotgun blasts over the crowd’s heads might disperse them.

  • http://www.facebook.com/steven.gittleman.5 Steven Gittleman

    I have always heard the NEA scream it’s all about the kids. We’ll show you it’s all about the kids as we skip out on class tomorrow and use one of our hundred or so banked sick days. Oh by the way they get all those days paid in full at retirement. It’s all about their salaries, kids be damned.

  • lana ward

    One of these crazies just might try to shoot him!! Violent thugs that they are

  • dwsmokin

    Funny how you don’t see “right to work” supporters gathering outside Trumka’s home. (They’d probably wake up in a ditch the next day). Maybe it’s about time to start. Perhaps those on the left should finally get a taste of the “tolerance” they practice on a regular basis. I’d pay to see that reaction.

    • nc

      Problem is getting people on our side to behave like leftie crazies. That’s what gives them their “edge.”

      • pajamakat

        Plus if we don’t show up at work, we don’t get paid.

  • Dominic

    What a bunch of pricks.

  • proudhispanicconservative

    What the hell just sign the god damn bill already, the longer you take to sign it the more noise these idiots are going to do. Just sign the bill

  • Penmar

    I think we should ship the unions off to China, they would be swimming in people to organize.

  • usmccp

    Why aren’t these people at work? Them and their buddies outside the state capital should be grateful they have jobs at all. If they don’t want to be at work, fine, there are plenty of people looking for work.

  • usmccp

    Why aren’t these people at work? Them and their buddies outside the state capital should be grateful they have jobs at all. If they don’t want to be at work, fine, there are plenty of people looking for work.

  • http://www.facebook.com/brian.mouland.908 Brian Mouland

    Do you overpaid slackers ever work!

    • Hello Jerry (D)

      They appear to do more bitching than working.

  • Hello Jerry (D)

    They look like Occutards.