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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by Walter View Post
    Are you the Main Stream Media? I offered an opinion...about the AWOL TREASONOUS actions of the PROGRESSIVES. Do you think traitors should be paid for treason? The truth takes no sides.
    When you quote me, I assume you're directing your comment to me. You've quoted me here again. This time, I don't even know what you're talking about.

    Okay, wait. I just read your edit on previous post. I get it now. My apologies.
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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois and subvert the democratic process?
    No they should not, failure to do their duty of office has its consequences.

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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    I just heard that today they removed electronic deposits on their paycheck. So to collect their pay they will have to return to the state.
    Yep failure to do duties of the office they were elected to has its consequences.
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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    from Walter

    offered an opinion...about the AWOL TREASONOUS actions of the PROGRESSIVES.
    Do you even know what treason is?

    and by a very wide margin, a significant majority of Americans do NOT want the Walker Wisconsin final solution to come to their own state

    Poll: Americans oppose weaker unions - USATODAY.com

    http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/...isconsin_N.htm

    It seems the American people want nothing to do with the right wing anti-labor agenda in their own backyards. 61% to 33% is a huge margin of victory here.
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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Why is it that there is no category as follows

    They should be paid, get a bonus and a medal for Heroism
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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    "Elections have consequences" Live with it...
    Giving up your rights is not one of them.
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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Giving up your rights is not one of them.
    What rights are those?

    Be prepared to cite either the State or Federal Constitution to support your answer. (I heard rumour you are a retired teacher; if true you know the drill.)
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois and subvert the democratic process?
    This is how I'd view things if it happened in my state:

    I did not stand in line this last election for 3 hours to vote only to have my vote turn into someone hopping out of MY STATE to NOT show up and VOTE for something.

    I don't want those who I vote for to be chicken-****s. I want them to do their JOBS. That MEANS: make an adequate and persuasive argument AGAINST something that they don't support while they have the time to do so and then be there when they need to be and VOTE when they need to vote.

    If they write out and deliver arguments and rebuttals that AREN'T persuasive enough then running away won't change that.
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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    I wasn't trying to imply that the two were on the same level only that I view both tactics as immoral. Legal does not necessarily equate to moral imo.
    You may view skipping town to prevent a vote as immoral but many do not. Morality is subjective. Especially something minuscule on the immorality scale. Until they make to where a vote can still go on when politicians skip town this will always be an option of those in the minority, just like filibusters are.

    I just heard that today they removed electronic deposits on their paycheck. So to collect their pay they will have to return to the state.
    Not if they were smart enough to authorize a relative to pick up the check.
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    Re: Should Wisconsin Democrats be paid while they hide out in Illinois?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    This is how I'd view things if it happened in my state:

    I did not stand in line this last election for 3 hours to vote only to have my vote turn into someone hopping out of MY STATE to NOT show up and VOTE for something.

    I don't want those who I vote for to be chicken-****s. I want them to do their JOBS. That MEANS: make an adequate and persuasive argument AGAINST something that they don't support while they have the time to do so and then be there when they need to be and VOTE when they need to vote.

    If they write out and deliver arguments and rebuttals that AREN'T persuasive enough then running away won't change that.
    I think you are missing the point that these Democrats are more than likely doing what those who voted for them want them to do. These Democrats are standing up to a principle, I call them heroes. It takes takes guts to do that in the face of adversity. And if there were an oposite issue, you would feel the same way.


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