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Old 06-08-2012, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado
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Name calling is what liberals do when they are losing an argument.

Rush Limbaugh does not name-call! Joe Wilson, not a name-caller!
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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Wow that guy is a nut.......one thing to have an emotional rant, but another to continue that line of thinking the following day.
Speaking of loony. Did you see these people?


The Day After: Some Wisc. Protesters in Denial, Others Angry - YouTube
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:28 PM
 
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They won't see that for a long time and the GOP is counting on that. First you kill the unions so the private sector doesn't have to compete with that. Then you start chopping off the benefits. Then you go after the pay. At some point you start killing off minimum wage because if you pay a high schooler 7.00 an hour, there will always be a retiree that will take 6.00 an hour. Then the parents are having to compete with that. A race to the bottom. Wisconsin fell for it hook line and sinker.

It's sad and I hope I never see the rancor in my state that I've watched in Wisconsin. The comments on articles in your Milwaukee JSOnline paper were just what I expected. The vote is over and they are still furious at each other. Walker brought all that to you with the divide and conquer strategy and it will be a long time before you remember what your state used to be.
I don't know what state of Washington is all about now, but I used to live there long time ago ( I lived at the East Coast also.)
When I moved to Wisconsin, I immediately got an impression that comparably to Washington ( predominantly White wealthy state, liberal at that) Wisconsin was a poor White state. I've seen the poverty among the Black population on the East Coast, the sharp division between have and have- nots that was going mostly along the racial lines, but Wisconsin was something else.
It's a very different state comparably to Washington in terms of mentality, attitudes and all, so I don't see how anything similar can happen in Washington if Washington is even half of what it used to be.

But going back to Wisconsin -
I am looking now at these facts that I find very interesting;

"Walker was bolstered by wealthy out-of-state donors who gave as much as $500,000 each under state rules that allow incumbents to ignore contribution limits in a recall election. He raised $30.5 million, while his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, raised $3.9 million, according to data compiled by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.

Unlike Walker, Barrett could collect checks of up to only $10,000 for his challenge. Many of Walker’s top supporters were active GOP mega-donors from other states, including Houston home builder Bob Perry ($490,000); Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson ($250,000); and billionaires Louis Bacon of New York and Trevor Rees-Jones of Texas, both of whom gave $100,000.

The governor’s biggest single supporter was Wisconsinite Diane Hendricks of ABC Supply Co., who donated $510,000, records show."


Influence Industry: In Wisconsin recall effort, the side with most money won big - The Washington Post

One can only wonder what kind of interest these donors might have in Walker ( and Wisconsin.) I have a bad feeling that a lot of minimum-paying jobs will float to Wisconsin even more, and everyone will be told now to shut up and accept them, because there are a lot of poor people here, with good work ethics. I'm sure Walker is making deals with out-of state corporations, that are already counting their profits.
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:41 PM
 
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Wow that lady needs mental help. Figures she would be a hippy.
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:43 PM
mlb
 
Location: North Monterey County
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Yup. It's a downward spiral.

And it will affect every job in the state.
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:51 PM
 
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$20 million in Union cash came into WI to unseat Governor Walker. Check this out!

http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2012...ed-20-million/


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Old 06-08-2012, 06:54 PM
 
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You can research this right here:
:: Campaign Finance Information System ::
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:14 PM
 
Location: Mequon, WI
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Let's keep in mind all the money the unions spent on all the recall races in the summer and the union money trying to unseat Prosser and then Walker.

I hope one day I can be privileged enough to join a classy respectable union!


In Milwaukee, AFSCME Sponsored Post-Recall Rally Turns Violent - YouTube
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:51 PM
 
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Unions are destroying states and cities all over the country. The votes that were for Walker is just the start of what is coming over the next few decades. Public unions will be destroyed because of the destruction they are making.

Now don't confuse private unions with public unions (aka government unions).
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:49 PM
mlb
 
Location: North Monterey County
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Romney wants to get rid of police, firepersons and teachers... the "lesson of Wisconsin"


The National Memo » Romney Stands Against “More Fireman, More Policeman, More Teachers”

Guess whose vote he just lost?

Speaking of "klassy" I can find any number of youtubes illustrating the obnoxiousness of Tea Baggers..... there is a veritable library of them...
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