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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    My personal opinions on recalls is real easy, unless someone commits a crime and gets impeached, there is only one recall and it is the regular election for a certain office (whether it be 2/4 or 6 years before the next election). Voter remorce is not a valid reason IMHO to recall someone.
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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    My personal opinions on recalls is real easy, unless someone commits a crime and gets impeached, there is only one recall and it is the regular election for a certain office (whether it be 2/4 or 6 years before the next election). Voter remorce is not a valid reason IMHO to recall someone.
    It would seem that 900,000 people in Wisconsin disagree with you.
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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    It would seem that 900,000 people in Wisconsin disagree with you.
    but that kind of behavior makes election results almost worth nothing. Because Walker's opponent had more than 1 million voters. So everytime a loser in the election feels like it he could call for a recall if he had enough supporters to do so? Flaunting the rights of the majority and the duly elected official mr. Walker?

    I think it is highly unfair and also very prone to political games rather than doing the right thing.
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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    but that kind of behavior makes election results almost worth nothing. Because Walker's opponent had more than 1 million voters. So everytime a loser in the election feels like it he could call for a recall if he had enough supporters to do so? Flaunting the rights of the majority and the duly elected official mr. Walker?

    I think it is highly unfair and also very prone to political games rather than doing the right thing.
    You speak as if he has already lost. All the 900,000 people did was bring about a recall election. The voters of Wisconsin will get to decide whether he remains Governor, not just the 900,000 people who petitioned to recall him.
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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    My personal opinions on recalls is real easy, unless someone commits a crime and gets impeached, there is only one recall and it is the regular election for a certain office (whether it be 2/4 or 6 years before the next election). Voter remorce is not a valid reason IMHO to recall someone.
    You seem to forget that it is we the people that are the employers and bosses of these elected officials.A normal business wouldn't wait 2-6 six years before they can fire a lousy employee.A normal business would fire that lousy employee on the spot. Since these elected officials have thousands to millions of bosses, a recall election is very suitable for getting rid of that bad employee. If enough people in Wisconsin feel that Walker doesn't deserve firing then they will vote to keep him in and if enough people feel that he has done a lousy job then they will vote to fire him. Recall elections should happen at the federal level.
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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    You seem to forget that it is we the people that are the employers and bosses of these elected officials.A normal business wouldn't wait 2-6 six years before they can fire a lousy employee.A normal business would fire that lousy employee on the spot. Since these elected officials have thousands to millions of bosses, a recall election is very suitable for getting rid of that bad employee. If enough people in Wisconsin feel that Walker doesn't deserve firing then they will vote to keep him in and if enough people feel that he has done a lousy job then they will vote to fire him. Recall elections should happen at the federal level.
    I agree that recalls should happen at the federal level as well.
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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    I've never seen such a political tantrum before. They want to recall the guy over government union overhauls?

    And people bash Republicans when they cry for impeaching Obama on all the little things. Wisconsin can do what they want, and I hope this tantrum isn't rewarded with a Walker loss. I've never seen such a singular issue go this far.
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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    I agree that recalls should happen at the federal level as well.
    Since that would require a Constitutional Amendment I am opposed to it.

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    Re: Recall election ordered for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    It is not only the Union deal. It also includes the draconian cuts in services as well as a lingering smell off his aides and their corruption. Might say people were all for his agenda, until he actually did it!

    Reminds me of the older folks decrying the gubment getting into the health insurance business but demanding their medicare not be touched!

    Will be interesting to see how this plays out.

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