Violence in Michigan
Talking Points 12/12
- Duration 3:08
- Date Dec 12, 2012
Talking Points 12/12
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Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight violence in Michigan that is -- subject of this evening's talking points memo.
Last night I opined that hate speech is a violent act because it incites people to harm the target of the speech.
Well now we're seeing speech leading to actual physical violence in Michigan.
The issue is a new state law that allows Michigan workers to legally opt out of joining a union.
President Obama mostly union leadership despise a law saying it will hurt the power of workers.
To bargain for better wages and benefits yesterday the 3 television evening news programs on the networks covered the intense situation.
The anger boiling over.
Officers turning to pepper spray to control the crowd at least 101000 deep.
Union members from across Michigan and other states voiced their anger at the Michigan capitol.
Despite heat shield today thousands of union workers far out -- -- supporters.
Directing their anger toward Republican lawmakers and governor Rick Snyder.
Under the watchful gaze of police this woman right here protesters swarmed the governor's office building -- -- the doors lock Ron -- after a.
Boisterous day at the state capital but there is a big difference between being boisterous.
And being violent and hear the networks missed.
A big component of the story perhaps they missed it intentionally.
Stephen Crowder comedian -- involve themselves with the issues of the day and sometimes contributes to Fox News.
Was -- the demonstrations in Lansing yesterday conducting some interviews when this happened.
-- -- New crowd I was lucky emerging from the fracas with a chipped tooth and some minor cuts he is not filed charges at least not yet.
-- -- always expect to see more violence like that as a country becomes even more divide.
There's no question that the reelection of President Obama has embolden the committed left and angered the committed right.
Both sides are spoiling for a fight but it is a left that is driving the division right now.
In recent weeks we've -- the agenda a massive redistribution of wealth through taxation.
A national moved to legalize gay marriage defining it as a civil rights issue.
The first steps towards a legalization of drugs mandated health insurance coverage of both birth control and abortion inducing drugs.
Also the confiscation of private property through an ever higher death tax.
Right now liberal America is more powerful and conservative America even though there are more self identified conservatives according to the polls what happened in Michigan may be just the beginning.
This is not a -- -- country right now.