I too work in the restaurant industry and think there is plenty of room for improvement. I am not a "Jesus" freak or anything, but to activly tell people to steal, well it's just not right under any circumstances.
The post was written by someone who is obviously educated, and took the time to write a very long, well written message. I would think they would be smart enough to realize that encouraging this type of behavior will turn off more prospective union members than it will turn on. Maybe, just maybe that is why they failed.