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IAFF Politics: If Hillary Were Harold

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Queen of Corruption? If you listen to many IAFF members, Hillary Clinton is the political equivalent of the worst anti-labor and scab fire chief ever. They write in and call her a pathological liar and much worse. In their minds she is dishonest, unethical and tainted. She has used her position to gain favor and […]

IAFF & Edzo: Khan or Con?

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The Courage to Speak Up? Ed “Edzo” Kelly is the presumptive heir to the soon-to-be vacant General Secretary-Treasurer (GST) position at the IAFF. If Kelly is a leader at all he should be feeling a crunch. Harold Schaitberger and Donald Trump have lots in common, chief of which is their pathologically narcissistic personalities. They thrive […]

Trump on Firefighters: “Don’t Know What the Hell They’re Doing”

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Schaitberger on Sidelines as Trump Bashes Us Our Dear Leader has been silent lo these many months as Donald Trump, bigot in chief, hurled slurs in all directions aimed at people of color, women and others. Whether we support Hillary Clinton or not is completely irrelevant given Trump’s behavior. If Schaitberger really cared about a […]

IAFF Politics: Tim Kaine and Being on the Sidelines

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Schaitberger’s Cowardly Dithering Many will know that Harold Schaitberger’s latest excuse for sitting out Campaign 2016 is waiting to see who the respective vice-presidential choices are, as if that could, or should in any way influence the decision on who to support. He probably knows by now that HRC chose Virginia’s Tim Kaine, who has […]

“One-Two” Punch: Is the GOP Moving On?

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Kasich Rolls the Grenade John Kasich, the sitting governor of the presidential bellwether state of Ohio is asserting, according to CNN, that, “Trump’s son, Donald Jr., tried to entice Kasich with a position as the most powerful vice president in history, but he turned it down. Kasich would have been in charge of all domestic […]

Schaitberger’s VP Dodge: Now He Knows, Now What?

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Happy to Let You in on the Big Secret So, Our Dear Leader has been furiously stalling, telling us the reason the IAFF is dead-in-the-water politically, is because he was waiting to find out who the US vice-presidential candidates would be. Well, now he knows that Bigot Trump has chosen Indiana’s Mike Pence, a virulent […]

Schaitberger Hides as Trumka Takes on Trump

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Trumka Proves Real Union Leaders Do Exist AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka fights back against Donald Trump’s bigoted speech and actions in stark contrast to IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger’s complete silence. NBC News quotes Trumka,”If you are trying to raise wages for working people, you cannot do that so long as racism exists…” USA Today […]

Schaitberger and that “Knee-Grow in the White House”

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Tony Barcelona Writes: “Do not appreciate the ethnic play on words, you lose credibility when you stoop to that level. This is so not the time to add fuel to the racial fire, especially when we have brothers and sisters that are vulnerable to the threats that have already been made.  WSCFF chose to endorse […]

Schaitberger Stalls Again: “Waiting on VP”

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IAFF Dead in the Water Anyone who has known Harold Schaitberger, Our Dear Leader, over the years knows well of his all-consuming devotion, lust really, to be involved in US presidential electioneering. He begins by wining and dining every prospective nominee, chatting them up at the Prime Rib or the Capital Grille. A “lucky” few […]

Harold Schaitberger: Our Fidel

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IAFF Delegate Writes: “I’ve heard HAS speak at many gatherings. There’s a running joke about his presentations being similar to those of Fidel Castro. At a recent state association convention, he mentioned his many dinners (an obvious reference to you Eric), defending them as sessions in which things get done. Meal time is sacred in […]

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