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Scott Walker

Wisconsin Judge Tosses Walker’s Union Law

September 16, 2012

On Friday, Dane County circuit court Judge Juan Colas threw out just about all of the famous collective bargaining law passed by Governor Scott Walker and the state legislature, which modeled to other cash-strapped states a politically successful way to deal with unsustainable public employee union costs moving forward. Judge Colas wrote that the law [...]

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Egypt Still in Flux

June 14, 2012

Democracy in Egypt, huh?  Not quite yet. After months of trying to get a popularly-elected parliament organized, Egyptians faced a complication earlier today.  Egypt’s clearly Jeffersonian-sounding “Supreme Council of the Armed Forces” ruled that nearly 1/3 of the seats in parliament were invalid! Coincidentally, their presidential election run-off is only a few days away and [...]

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Walker Wins: “This is What Democracy Looks Like”

June 6, 2012

Last night, the “too close to call” Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election ended up not being so close.  Here’s what happened: Governor Scott Walker’s recalled failed 53-46% — 7 points… the same margin as Obama-McCain.  Not a landslide, but definitely decisive. Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch also survived with a similar percentage: 53-47%. One of the four [...]

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Wisconsin Democrats Whining about Voter Suppression

June 5, 2012

I seriously could have posted this story last night — frightened Dems are so predictable.  Which will it be:  voter fraud?  racism?  Diebold at it again?  Dick Cheney’s weather machine?  Ah, how about voter suppression! Some Wisconsin Dems are saying that pro-Walker factions are allegedly telling people who signed the recall petition that they can’t [...]

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Wisconsin GOP Survives Recall

August 10, 2011

With ire in their eyes after Scott Walker’s budget repair reform earlier this year, local Wisconsin along with national union stooges set their sights on the only avenue they had left:  recalling select weak state GOP representatives in hopes of taking back the Wisconsin state senate to undo Walker’s agenda. It didn’t work.  As of [...]

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