Biden to AFL-CIO: ‘You Are The Only Folks Keeping the Barbarians From the Gates’

Joe Schoffstall | September 6, 2011
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Vice President Joe Biden spoke to the AFL-CIO in Cincinnati, OH and told those in attendance that they are the only ones keeping the 'barbarian' Republicans from the gates, a war has been declared on the middle class and labor, and it's about time they stand up.

Biden said:

"It's a fight literally for our right to exist. Don't misunderstand what this is. Don't misunderstand- not a joke, not a joke, not an applause line. You are the only folks keeping the barbarians from the gates. You are the only non-governmental power. The only one who has the power and capacity to stop this onslaught. Ladies and gentleman, that's why they want you so badly. The middle class is under attack because labor is under the most direct assault in generations. You know, to state simply what I stated two years ago at some of your national conventions, the other side has declared war on labors house and it's about time we stand up!"

(h/t Fox Nation )


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Also from this past labor day weekend James Hoffa, son of Jimmy Hoffa and current Teamsters President, told Obama their army is ready to march for him, and "let's take these sons of bitches out!"