UAW screws USMC

In case you wondered how Organized Labor supports the Marines: WXYZ: Local News

…Some U.S. Marines say they were surprised by the decision made by Detroit auto workers about parking. It all started with the cars some Marines drove, and what was on them.

The words that have some U.S. Marines in shock came from the man in charge of security at the UAW Solidarity House, on Jefferson in Detroit. For a number of years now, dozens of Marine reservists have been thankful to park in the UAW’s lot for weekend training with no problem at all – until now.

Marines at nearby Marine Corps Reserve Center say on Tuesday morning, the director of security at the UAW told them that while they support the troops, Marines driving foreign vehicles or sporting a President George Bush bumper sticker were no longer welcome to park there…

Well, it’s their parking lot, and they can do with it what they want.

It’s just interesting they can’t support the troops without applying their biases first. And more than a little depressing.

via Indepundit

Update: GoogleAds has a sense of humor:

I wonder if this is what they had in mind
Click image to see full sized irony

Update 2: UAW reportedly sees light, relents. Damage still done.


  1. Another reason my “yellow ribbon” is a “Don’t Tread on Me” rattlesnake and its on the back of a VW Jetta I bought used.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Kinda cool the way Google Ads has a UAW add for you there.

  3. Jim in Texas says:

    Epador, same here, my new ?Desert Storm? license plates are firmly attached to my Toyota 4Runner.

    In a country where Chevys are made in Canada and Mexico, Chrysler is owned by a German company and Nissans and Toyotas are made in Red States, how the heck can the UAW take this position?

    The UAW?s clearly within their rights to stop the jarheads from parking in a private lot, But I?m within my rights to point out how stupid the UAW is behaving, and did so in an email.

    There?s something like 40 million vets in the U.S. and annoying just a small percentage of them would be something the U.S. automakers and UAW would not like to face.

    I quit buying French wine and German cars; I?ve been shopping for a used car for my son and had seriously considered a Ford Taurus, no more, back to Toyotas and Nissans

    Just how stupid can you get???