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    Recall Petitions Collected

    La Crosse, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Governor Walker recall supporters from La Crosse County drove their petitions to Madison Saturday. Organizers said there was a rush of people in the final days of signature collection, resulting in thousands of signatures added to the cause.
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    All the signatures have been collected, and guess what else. When they were turned in today, there were a million of them. 540,000 were needed to recall Walker, and the goal was 720,000, in order to have enough names, once the duplicate and frivolous names were weeded out. What has been turned in far exceeds the goal, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Walker's recall has just been successful beyond the organizers' wildest dreams, despite the violence and death threats that were done against the signature gatherers. Well done, guys.

    Buh bye, Fitzwalkerstan.
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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Don't they now have to have an election? Recall is generally a two step process - getting the signatures and then putting the question on the ballot for the voters. I'd say half the goal has been accomplished.

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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Article is here.

    All the signatures have been collected, and guess what else. When they were turned in today, there were a million of them. 540,000 were needed to recall Walker, and the goal was 720,000, in order to have enough names, once the duplicate and frivolous names were weeded out. What has been turned in far exceeds the goal, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Walker's recall has just been successful beyond the organizers' wildest dreams, despite the violence and death threats that were done against the signature gatherers. Well done, guys.

    Buh bye, Fitzwalkerstan.
    You sure are bitter about union reforms for a guy who lives in a right-to-work state...
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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    You sure are bitter about union reforms for a guy who lives in a right-to-work state...
    Not bitter at all. By the way, there is a lot of irony in my making posts in favor of the unions. I came to Texas to escape being in a union. Used to be in the UAW, and I hated it. Got a job with Texas Instruments, and left Michigan, in order to leave the union. But, you see, that's just me. I have nothing against the unions for those who choose to be in them. It was Adam Smith who, in "Wealth of Nations", wrote that everything is to be exploited, and that greed is good. Well, guess what? The sweat from a man's brow is also a resource that can be exploited. The question is whether the man who owns that sweat is allowed to exploit it too. Adam Smith was very concise when he said that, yes, sweat is a resource that can be exploited by the OWNER of that sweat.

    The real irony here is from the anti-union people, who, much like the Soviets, shut down unions by decree. THAT, my friends, is anti-American. But, just like the Solidarity movement in Poland showed us, tyranny against the working man will never triumph. The recall organizers in Wisconsin are America's Solidarity movement, and it is just beginning. You can only push working people so far before they begin to fight back.

    And, BTW, I like how you responded to my post by making an ad hom attack, instead of addressing the issue itself. You sure are very bitter about the recall happening.
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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    You sure are bitter about union reforms for a guy who lives in a right-to-work state...
    Weren't you just criticizing me for making threads about people instead of the topic at hand?

    LOL

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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Article is here.

    All the signatures have been collected, and guess what else. When they were turned in today, there were a million of them. 540,000 were needed to recall Walker, and the goal was 720,000, in order to have enough names, once the duplicate and frivolous names were weeded out. What has been turned in far exceeds the goal, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Walker's recall has just been successful beyond the organizers' wildest dreams, despite the violence and death threats that were done against the signature gatherers. Well done, guys.

    Buh bye, Fitzwalkerstan.
    Good. Even though I expected them to get enough signatures, I didn't expect so many. That's very good news and I hope their efforts are successful so that this can send a message to all those who thinking about pulling this nonsense elsewhere.

    And thanks for being the resident DPer who keeps us up to date.

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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePlayDrive View Post
    Weren't you just criticizing me for making threads about people instead of the topic at hand?

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    Get off my ass, PlayDrive.
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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Not bitter at all. By the way, there is a lot of irony in my making posts in favor of the unions. I came to Texas to escape being in a union. Used to be in the UAW, and I hated it. Got a job with Texas Instruments, and left Michigan, in order to leave the union. But, you see, that's just me. I have nothing against the unions for those who choose to be in them. It was Adam Smith who, in "Wealth of Nations", wrote that everything is to be exploited, and that greed is good. Well, guess what? The sweat from a man's brow is also a resource that can be exploited. The question is whether the man who owns that sweat is allowed to exploit it too. Adam Smith was very concise when he said that, yes, sweat is a resource that can be exploited by the OWNER of that sweat.

    The real irony here is from the anti-union people, who, much like the Soviets, shut down unions by decree. THAT, my friends, is anti-American. But, just like the Solidarity movement in Poland showed us, tyranny against the working man will never triumph. The recall organizers in Wisconsin are America's Solidarity movement, and it is just beginning. You can only push working people so far before they begin to fight back.

    And, BTW, I like how you responded to my post by making an ad hom attack, instead of addressing the issue itself. You sure are very bitter about the recall happening.
    What silly non-sense this whole thing is "Soviet.. by decree!" Please, spare us the Union drivvel. Where'd you dig that **** up from? Oh, I found it...
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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Get off my ass, PlayDrive.
    When you stop trying to act better than me for doing things that you do in the 3rd post of a thread, maybe I will.

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    Re: Recall Petitions Collected

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePlayDrive View Post
    When you stop trying to act better than me for doing things that you do in the 3rd post of a thread, maybe I will.
    OMFG. My statement to Dan was a fair statement considering Dan's interest in Wisconsin's recall election. That's not news to anyone on this thread forum. He gave an excellent answer...for which I thanked him...he had no problem with my post...kindly butt the **** out.

    Better than me? Is that what stalking is about?
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