The Corner

Occupied Ports

Hey, let’s make it harder to sell American products in other countries!

Occupy movement protestors have scheduled marches Monday in an attempt to shutdown West Coast ports. Demonstrations are planned for ports in Oakland, Los Angeles and Seattle.

Even labor unions think this is a bad idea:

According to an article in The Journal of Commerce, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union refused to sanction the march despite an Occupy flyer stating unity with the union in its battle with a company opening a terminal with non-union labor.

A union spokesman says members are working Monday if there are no health and safety issues.

Source: Brownfield.

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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