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    Three Recall Campaigns Against Democrats Have Gone Inactive

    This information is available at the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board:

    16 Mark Miller American Recall Coalition 20,352 April 25, 2011

    24 Julie Lassa American Recall Coalition 15,879 April 25, 2011

    30 Dave Hansen American Recall Coalition 13,852 April 25, 2011

    The web site is here.

    Recognize the name of the organization running these recall campaigns? It is the American Recall Coalition, out of Salt Lake City, Utah. They are pouring lots of money into these recall efforts, but they forgot a few things, namely boots on the ground. State law requires an organizer, and nobody has stepped forward. Also, who is going to pass around the petitions? People from Salt Lake? Can't happen. Against the law. You need energized people who live in those districts.

    So here's the deal. The fight isn't going to be over getting Democrats recalled. I don't think they can come up with the numbers needed to do that. But a whole train load of money is coming into Republican coffers from out of state, to defend the Republicans who are being recalled, which will be at least 3, and maybe as many as 5. If they can hold Democratic gains to less than 3, Republicans keep the Senate, and Walker's war against the unions in Wisconsin is victorious.

    Count on Republican Senators to be recalled, but also count on total war, as the GOP fights to keep their own in the Senate. And, given the ruthlessness of Republican campaigns, I would call a Democratic takeover of the Senate only a 50-50 proposition, if that. This is going to be one of the most interesting political wars of our lifetimes, as whoever wins it will take a lot of momentum to the other states, and to the 2012 election.

    For both sides, it's all on the line in Wisconsin.
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    Re: Three Recall Campaigns Against Democrats Have Gone Inactive

    You can bet the Koch brothers and Karl Rove's Crossroads organization will be pumping a lot of money.

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    Re: Three Recall Campaigns Against Democrats Have Gone Inactive

    and you can bet that the real money bags - the public sector unions - have already been doing the same. as for the Koch brothers, I doubt it; at this point that would risk generating negatives that could outweigh the benefits.

    looks like once again it's going to be the people against public unions and their thugs...

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    Re: Three Recall Campaigns Against Democrats Have Gone Inactive

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    This information is available at the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board:
    And here are the still active petitions:
    Mark Miller American Recall Coalition - Miller 20,352 May 4, 2011
    Julie Lassa American Recall Coalition (Noble) 15,879 May 16, 2011

    BTW, people from Salt Lake city can pass around the petitions. They need a local sponsor, but anyone can canvas.

    Outside groups are heavily involved in the recall of republicans also (and the SC election).
    Last edited by buck; 03-31-11 at 10:34 AM.

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    Re: Three Recall Campaigns Against Democrats Have Gone Inactive

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    You can bet the Koch brothers and Karl Rove's Crossroads organization will be pumping a lot of money.
    Looky here, the Pete Brothers in the same post. Wow, I'm marking my calendar. Someone must have multiplied by zero.
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