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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    It's foolish and gravely overreacting. It's akin to people wanting to impeach Obama over the healthcare bill. Recalls almost never happen, and I think it's a shame that people would go through such lengths over their union benefits at the expense of the taxpayers.
    I reply to your post with this, which we can call Walker's ad to recall himself:

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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by Samhain View Post
    3.4 million registered voters in Wisconson.

    2.2 million voted in 2010.

    1.1 million didn't vote for Walker. Congratulations on finding 500k people. Shouldn't have been too hard of a task to begin with.

    It should be interesting to see if the people that signed the petition are actual registered voters.
    Anyone with any real practical political experience can tell you the enormous difficulty it is to obtain a half million signatures in cold weather months on a politician just elected a year ago. This was a daunting task and the significance of its successful completion should not be underestimated.

    There still is the actual election, no doubt about it. But this was and is significant.
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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Anyone with any real practical political experience can tell you the enormous difficulty it is to obtain a half million signatures in cold weather months on a politician just elected a year ago. This was a daunting task and the significance of its successful completion should not be underestimated.

    There still is the actual election, no doubt about it. But this was and is significant.
    No it wasn't significant or daunting. With 1.1 million people not wanting him to get elected in the first place getting 500k signatures shoulda been a snap. Winter or not. I'll call it significant when and if Walker doesn't get re-elected.
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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    That YouTube video is a joke. Flash editing and trolling....how original

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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by mattillac View Post
    Some might consider that act of joining/establishing unions a human right.
    Not in China


    Article 23. Amended by the 21st century Tea Baggers opps I meant Party

    (1) Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
    Not in China

    (2) Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
    Yes we can make to 120.00 per week if we want to work for 80 hours at 1.50 cent per hour

    (3) Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.
    Yes we should all be able to make 120.00 per week maybe more if we would jump on a boat,learn Chinese and find a Nike sweat shop and then when we reach the land where the government subsidises companies to beat thier competition instead of subsidising them to move to that foreign country we wil find employment

    (4) Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.
    Not in China

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    We have the right to believe any BS the Tea Party preaches,the right to write and communicate in the new language of RWBS

    I guess you would have to be human to notice the problem.

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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    More partisan Rush Limbaugh BS. The whole thing about the process can easily be revealed right here. The link is to a statement by the Government Accountability Board, authorizing the prosecutor to go after a group that is encouraging people to sign "Adolph Hitler" on petitions.

    The gem in this statement is the following:



    And who controls Wisconsin's Legislature? The Republicans, that's who. That's right, a REPUBLICAN Legislature could have changed that at any time since they gained power in 2010, but they didn't, until Total Recall began this year. Then the whining and lies about how the process works began. 'Ya know, the Governor didn't have a problem with the recall process when HE used it to oust the Milwaukee County Executive, and get himself elected to that position. Gee, why does he have such a problem with it now? Because the tables are turned, and he is on the other end this time. What a freakin' hypocrite. He needs to change his diaper, and stop his damn whining. He isn't royalty. He is subject to the same Wisconsin laws that all other Wisconsinites are subject to. That's how Democracy works, and Democracy is what is going to remove him, as it removes all others who would become dictators, against the will of those who elected them.
    Huh huh. Limbaugh huh? Hitler huh? Big Union Corruption and states going insolvent, that's what you're backing. I thank you for your repeated showing of what you REALLY believe in.
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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhapsody1447 View Post
    Completely false. It was a budget repair bill. The bill was projected to save the state $30 million that year and $300 million over the next two years. This was in the face of a $3.6 billion deficit in the 2012-2013 budget cycle. Private emails released showed that Walker was negotiating with Democrats by allowing them to retain some collective bargaining rights. To say the bill would do away with unions is completely false as well.



    The unions had not agreed to all the budget stipulations, certain fiscal measures were stricken in order for the bill to pass in the senate by simple majority. If anything this recall effort shows that the corrupting influence of big labor is equal, if not greater, than big business. It also shows the complete lack of political will to reform mandatory entitlement spending on the state level that is bankrupting states across the country. Without the necessary reform of legally binding entitlement liabilities some states won't see the end of the next decade. What will happen? Cuts will have to be made in critical areas of discretionary spending; such as Walker's $900 million projected cut to state aid to education next year in order to balance the budget (which is required by law).

    Sources:
    Scott Walker (politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/12/us...0walker&st=cse
    Wis. Gov. Scott Walker proposes union compromise in e-mails - BostonHerald.com
    Wisconsin boosts 3-year rev projection by $636 mln | Reuters

    PS: I'd like to thank the AFL-CIO for my new signature.
    What the bill shows is that Walker ran for office and did not tell the people what he intended to do with union collective bargaining rights, unfortunately this is part of an effort by the Koch Bros controlled tea party to control the middle class by attacking union collective bargaining rights.Walker lied by omission and is being properly dealt with by the voters

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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    What the bill shows is that Walker ran for office and did not tell the people what he intended to do with union collective bargaining rights, unfortunately this is part of an effort by the Koch Bros controlled tea party to control the middle class by attacking union collective bargaining rights.Walker lied by omission and is being properly dealt with by the voters
    OR it was a responsible reaction to a racket by Unions draining the state of funds.
    Climate, changes. It takes a particularly uneducated population to buy into the idea that it's their fault climate is changing and further political solutions can fix it.



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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    What the bill shows is that Walker ran for office and did not tell the people what he intended to do with union collective bargaining rights, unfortunately this is part of an effort by the Koch Bros controlled tea party to control the middle class by attacking union collective bargaining rights.Walker lied by omission and is being properly dealt with by the voters
    What is shows is that democracy can be hijacked by a 14% well-organized and funded minority. What it shows is that apathy among voters costs us dearly. There's nothing majestic about this movement. It is a sad testimony to the power of $$ and impotence of the American taxpayer.
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    Re: Recall Walker Signatures Pass 500,000 Mark

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Not hard with all the fraud going on. They need to make the signatures and address open to the public in a searchable database so people can see if they "signed" the petition unknowingly.
    That's what I was thinking.
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