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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

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    Not near as radical as a cold-blooded governor who uses his power to make up his own rules, completely ignoring fair play, established procedures, and long standing quorum rules.

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    How did Scott make up his own rules? The state gave collective bargaining to the PEU's, the state can taketh away.

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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    Quote Originally Posted by ricksfolly View Post
    Not near as radical as a cold-blooded governor who uses his power to make up his own rules, completely ignoring fair play, established procedures, and long standing quorum rules.

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    Posts on this thread get ridiculouser and ridiculouser. Walker made up his own rules?? You must be joking. Democrats flee the state to deny a quorum in the legislature -- and Walker ignored fair play? Come on Rick, give it up, what planet?
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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    This is probably why bold measures in this country usually fail.

    Not knowing Wisconsin politics, I beg an honest question, however. Did Walker campaign on this issue or similar?
    He did not campaign on removing collective bargaining rights. However, he did campaign on getting concessions from public employees, just not the extent.

    Walker contends he clearly "campaigned on" his union bargaining plan.

    But Walker, who offered many specific proposals during the campaign, did not go public with even the bare-bones of his multi-faceted plans to sharply curb collective bargaining rights. He could not point to any statements where he did. We could find none either.

    While Walker often talked about employees paying more for pensions and health care, in his budget-repair bill he connected it to collective bargaining changes that were far different from his campaign rhetoric in terms of how far his plan goes and the way it would be accomplished.
    PolitiFact Wisconsin | Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he campaigned on his budget repair plan, including curtailing collective bargaining

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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

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    He did not campaign on removing collective bargaining rights. However, he did campaign on getting concessions from public employees, just not the extent.



    PolitiFact Wisconsin | Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he campaigned on his budget repair plan, including curtailing collective bargaining
    I for one don't care if he campaigned on this or not. He did it, and that's what counts. I hope he can soon find another way to cripple unions.

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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    I for one don't care if he campaigned on this or not. He did it, and that's what counts. I hope he can soon find another way to cripple unions.
    That's cool. I was just answering Fiddytree's question.

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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    He did not campaign on removing collective bargaining rights. However, he did campaign on getting concessions from public employees, just not the extent.



    PolitiFact Wisconsin | Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he campaigned on his budget repair plan, including curtailing collective bargaining
    You'd think after Obama got elected on Hope and Change, people would do some reseach before voting.
    However, in Walkers case I bet there are fewer with buyer's remorse than the media is trying to lead us to believe.
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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    You'd think after Obama got elected on Hope and Change, people would do some reseach before voting.
    However, in Walkers case I bet there are fewer with buyer's remorse than the media is trying to lead us to believe.
    Maybe, but I was just answering Fiddytree's question.

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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    You'd think after Obama got elected on Hope and Change, people would do some reseach before voting.
    However, in Walkers case I bet there are fewer with buyer's remorse than the media is trying to lead us to believe.
    It may depend on who wins the PR war. All I can say is that those Republican legislators were a brave lot. Every single one of them, with the exception of one who'd offered a compromise bill (to no one, since the Dems were hiding in Illinois), voted for this legislation. They did that because they truly believed in what they were doing for the state of Wisconsin...at great political risk to themselves. I hope it works out in their favor. It will -- if taxpayers are informed and paying attention.
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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    56,000 signatures.....In a state with over 200,000 Public Sector Union Slobs.....who have been voting Democrat since birth......who just had their bottle taken away.....

    .......yes there will be recall elections......and Im betting neither Scott Walker or any of the Republican Congressmen lose their seats.
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    Re: Nearly half of sigs collected for recall of Wisconsin GOP state senators, Dems sa

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    I'm laughing at this notion that all of Wisconsin is up in arms over what Walker and the Republicans have done.

    A high percentage of that state has never been more proud of a Wisconsin governor.

    Unions are by and large incredibly corrupt, and their very existence is hanging in the balance in Wisconsin. I expect them to leave no bullets in the chamber. Losing this will substantially weaken them across the country.

    And these polls are flat bogus. You can't just poll in inner city Madison and get a real picture.

    Walker is a true hero in because he has the balls to act on what much of the country has been begging for. It will serve him well; his political career is just beginning.
    If the country has been begging for it, then he shouldn't have to worry about recalled or being voted out of office next time he runs in Wisconsin...

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