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Friday, April 1, 2011

SEIU Victim, Kennith Gladney, is Still Waiting for His Trial

In 2009 Kennith Gladney was beaten by SEIU Thugs outside of Democrat Russ Carnahan's town hall. According to KMOX News, almost 2 years later he is still waiting for his trial:
"ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The man who says he was beaten by union activists outside a Russ Carnahan healthcare forum almost two years ago accuses the St. Louis County Counselor of stalling the case for political reasons.
“We haven’t received any justice for this yet,” said Kenneth Gladney.
On August 6, 2009, Gladney says he was attempting to display “Don’t Tread on Me,” flags and conservative buttons outside a town hall meeting on healthcare reform, when he was verbally and physically attacked by two men wearing purple Service Employees International Union t-shirts.
In November of 2009, St. Louis County Counselor Patricia Reddington issued misdemeanor assault charges against two SEIU members, Elston McCowan of St. Louis and Perry Molens of De Soto. The men pleaded not guilty and requested a jury trial.
Gladney believes the case was put on the back burner because 2010 was an election year.
“I don’t think they really want this to go to trial,” Gladney said, “I think Patricia Reddington and all of those guys, they want this to go away, because I believe it goes a little further up to Charles Dooley. He didn’t want any backlash during the election.”
Gladney also wonders if the politically influential SEIU may have something to do with the delay.
“I think honestly, Charles Dooley and Patricia Reddington, they have a big stake in this when it comes to the union,” Gladney said, “They are go-getters for the union.”

Here is Video of the Incident:



Anonymous said...

Patch, maybe you can explain why Dana Loesch lied and said you were the person who filmed this event. And what happened before this video clip started rolling? *That* is what's really at issue.

Anonymous said...


Dana Loesch is not the issue in this case. It doesn't matter who filmed this. What matters is this still hasn't gone to trial. Whether you believe Gladney or not, the lack of prosecution is astounding and smacks of a coverup. Why is the City dragging its feet?
Any answer?

And I am signed Anonymous as well because I don't want a union member to beat me up while I am practicing my freedom of expression.

Anonymous said...

I guess I need to follow up with MsReddington. A group of us went to MsReddington's office in the fall of 2009 and I read a statement about the incident weith the SEIU beating up Kenneth Gladney. Let's see what she has to say.