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Scott Walker Poised to Defeat Unions - a Second Time
Tea Party Tribune ^ | 2012-05-20 18:45:28 | mrcurmudgeon

Posted on 05/20/2012 6:52:22 PM PDT by morethanright

Everyone likes a winner ... even impending ones. That's certainly the case for Wisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker. Although the liberal-leaning Milwaukee Sentinel's lead Sunday editorial expressed squeamishness over Walker's hobbling of cheesehead public employees, the newspaper admitted that Act 10, "-the law that clipped the wings of most public-employee unions in the state -was an overreach of political power, we understand and support the need to rein in the state's labor costs. Municipalities and school districts as well as the state needed more control over their budgets, which Act 10 provided."

The Sentinel also noted that a Marquette Law School Poll taken last January found that Wisconsinites want to keep Gov. Walker right where he is: "72% of Republicans, 44% of independents and 17% of Democrats said recalls should be limited to criminal wrongdoing."

In other words, the public doesn't think political opposition to the bureaucratic state rises to the level of high crimes and misdemeanors.

To hear union organizers and their oily supporters tell it, attempting to control the cost of government and to curtail the power of state employees over the lives of citizens (and voters) is a crime against humanity.

"I mean, the guy sucks," said MSNBC commentator Ed Schultz of Gov. Walker, "He's terrible. The people of Wisconsin can't stand this guy. He's going in the wrong direction ... the middle-class in Wisconsin used to be very strong and now they're out to prove that they still are. And the governor is already feeling the heat."

When Progressives like Schultz speak of the "middle-class" they really mean pampered government employees.

Just in passing, a new Rasmussen poll finds that 64% of "likely U.S. voters" prefer fewer government services and lower taxes.

When European socialists speak of "economic growth" they mean in government "stimulus" spending. After trillions of dollars wasted on bailouts, stimulus and "green jobs," even the most jaded American is beginning to realize that entrepreneurs create sustainable economic growth and create jobs.

The Milwaukee Sentinel editorial added,  "Walker's zeal to give governments more control over their destinies was, we believe, matched only by his zeal to deal a harsh blow to a key Democratic constituency. That has made him a national hero to Republicans."

And, they forgot to add, a majority of Wisconsinites regardless of party affiliation.

Go Wisconsin!

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: barrett; edschultz; milwaukee; msnbc; scottwalker; teapartytribune; tombarrett; walker; wi2012; wisconsin

1 posted on 05/20/2012 6:52:34 PM PDT by morethanright
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To: morethanright; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...

Looking for a conservative hero? Here he is: Walker.
We won’t find them at the national level for sure.


2 posted on 05/20/2012 7:01:55 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: morethanright

If Scott Walker wins this one, and then goes on to deliver his state for Romney in November, he will have earned himself the title of “contender” in 2020 - or maybe even 2016.


3 posted on 05/20/2012 7:03:55 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: Road Glide
Today the Milwaukee Journal endorsed Scott Walker, which has left me stunned. The editorial board at the paper did a decent job explaining their position. Their basic position is that this recall should of never happened. So here we are a year later, millions in cost, civil war across the state. To quote the Unions...”This is what change looks like!"
4 posted on 05/20/2012 7:09:31 PM PDT by John in Wisconsin
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To: morethanright

Scott Walker for VP.


5 posted on 05/20/2012 7:16:03 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: morethanright

I only worked for one company that had union workers. They SUCKED. Every thing everyone one else did was subject to a possible union grievance: things like moving your trash can or desk. The work they did really, really sucked. It took the BASTURD UAW workers over 6 months to deliver equipment and when we finally got it we found some did not work, but the warranty had expired. I had very hard work hours, 80-90 hours a week for over 6 months to make up the schedule loss. I had to do this to make up the schedule these BASTURDS cost me when we could go over to shipping and recieving and see the equipment, but could not pick it up. How I would like to meet them today in private!


6 posted on 05/20/2012 7:16:30 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To the left wrong is right, down is up and backward is "Forward")
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To: morethanright

This all sounds nice, but I am not letting my guard down. the dems will come out with every trick in the book. We need to call everyone we know and tell them they must get out and vote. this is not over until it is over.


7 posted on 05/20/2012 7:17:47 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (Pray and vote for Gov Walker and Lt.. Gov. Kleefisch on June 5th=every vote counts!)
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To: morethanright
Excellent.

Scott Walker is a brave man.

God Bless Him.

8 posted on 05/20/2012 7:18:59 PM PDT by blam
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To: Wisconsinlady

“Wisconsin Lady”, you are right on the money. We must work to get every voter in Wisconsin to come out and vote to retain Governor Scott Walker. While any margin of victory for Walker is acceptable, a landslide defeat by Walker will devastate both Obama and the Democrat Party, not only in Wisconsin, but...across the entire country. We cannot afford to let up on our campaign for a massive Walker victory. Wisconsin, Save Our Blessed Nation!!! Vote for Scott Walker!!!


9 posted on 05/20/2012 7:27:17 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Signalman
Or he could make an independant run.

People really opposed to abortion, the government promotion of homosexuality, and the government takeover of healthcare won't vote for Romney even if the Democrats are running O'bonghit again, so we might as well have a potential candidate for 2016 in the mix to catch that vote.

10 posted on 05/20/2012 7:28:04 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: morethanright
"I mean, the guy sucks," said MSNBC commentator Ed Schultz of Gov. Walker...

What passes for thoughtful insight and debate on the left.

Ed Schultz is notorious for having a short fuse. It will be great fun watching him from Wisc that election night.

11 posted on 05/20/2012 7:29:47 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Signalman

na... we need him right where he is.


12 posted on 05/20/2012 7:38:28 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: morethanright
"Go Wisconsin!"

Haven't you heard the fight song of the Wisconsin Badgers? It starts out "On Wisconsin, on Wisconsin, glory to thy name..." (grin)

Sure love the song this astute publication is singing!!!

13 posted on 05/20/2012 7:40:20 PM PDT by SierraWasp ("GovernMental austerity first, THEN conservative prosperity!!! Austerity breeds properity!!!)
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To: sickoflibs
Looking for a conservative hero? Here he is: Walker.

Indeed Governor Scott Walker represents the very best virtues of Constitutional Christian Conservatism. He's done great things for Wisconsin and is poised, on the national stage, to restore American Greatness.

If he's able to take what he's done to the next level and transform the Badger State into another liberty-loving Right to Work State (as happened recently with Indiana), there's no stopping Governor Walker.

On Wisconsin, get 'er done!


14 posted on 05/20/2012 7:45:02 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Last Dakotan

The MSNBC Klux Klan chumped their useful idiot viewers, YET AGAIN.


15 posted on 05/20/2012 7:45:22 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

I am praying for a LANDSLIDE! We who don’t live in Wisconsin need to be uplifted. It can go a long way in the Presidential race. Go Walker!!


16 posted on 05/20/2012 7:45:32 PM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: morethanright

I might be all wet, but I’m thinking that if Walker wins BIG in WI on June 5th; Obama loses BIG in WI on November 6th. Am I right or wrong; anybody?


17 posted on 05/20/2012 7:47:21 PM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: no dems

There’s a lot that can happen between June 5 and November 6.


18 posted on 05/20/2012 7:49:16 PM PDT by brewcrew (Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid. --John Wayne)
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To: MrEdd

People really opposed to abortion, the government promotion of homosexuality, and the government takeover of healthcare won’t vote for Romney even if the Democrats are running O’bonghit again
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That is so friggin’ ingnorant.


19 posted on 05/20/2012 7:49:26 PM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: morethanright

When this election is over and he succeeds in beating the recall, how long before the union challenges and the court judges trying to nullify the election? I hope this doesn’t happen but I don’t put it past the liberal slime.


20 posted on 05/20/2012 8:01:13 PM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks morethanright.


21 posted on 05/20/2012 8:08:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: sickoflibs; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Whoops, sorry, thank you sickoflibs!


22 posted on 05/20/2012 8:10:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: morethanright

I’m hoping landslide, but I’ll settle for a 5-point Walker win. Mainly, I just want to see Ed Schultz’ head explode. Don’t let me down, Ed!


23 posted on 05/20/2012 8:21:45 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: no dems

Ignorant would be to be uninformed and not expecting when it happens.

Conservatives have made it clear since before the primaries even kicked off what would happen if the Republicans run Mitt Romneycare.


24 posted on 05/20/2012 8:28:42 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: morethanright

ya walker rocks
but if the pubbies win wisconsin in november that #$%^%$ is going to be unemployed!!


25 posted on 05/20/2012 8:51:21 PM PDT by genghis
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To: morethanright

This recall should never have happened. It’s the Democrat’s way of saying “I’m going to hold my breath until my face turns blue.”...very childish and very immature. But hey, it will have bled the unions dry for the time being and it will show them up for what they really are.


26 posted on 05/20/2012 9:07:53 PM PDT by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Progressives spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: sickoflibs

Walker is a good man.


27 posted on 05/20/2012 9:48:57 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

[...we need him right where he is.”

That is exactly correct!

A politician starts making positive changes and people want to pull them into another role before the job is even half complete.

Wisconsin Governor Walker is needed as Wisconsin Governor Walker!


28 posted on 05/20/2012 9:57:01 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: morethanright; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; ...

Wisconsin: Gearing up for another Walker win...

FReep mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


29 posted on 05/21/2012 3:29:28 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: MrEdd; All

MrEdd: I appreciate your Conservative “purist” convictions, my friend. But, don’t paint all Conservatives with your broad brush. Many Conservatives like myself, (and I’ve been a Conservative since I campaigned for Barry Goldwater in 1964) realize that we have, in The White House, a devious, diablolical, lying, Kenyan Marxist who gets a free pass from the media and has a 46% base who will vote for him even if there was a video of him in bed with a dead girl or a live boy. We also realize that given 4 more years without the “check” of having to face the voters again, he will totally destroy this nation.

So, we choose to act rationally rather than emotionally and truly plant our feet in cement this time and say: ANYBODY BUT OBAMA. And as close as this election is going to be, every vote counts so we don’t have the luxury of voting 3rd Party or leaving the top spot on the ballot blank. These are times that try men’s souls.

Enjoy the day.


30 posted on 05/21/2012 3:59:45 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: brewcrew

There’s a lot that can happen between June 5 and November 6.
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You are correct. The only thing that concerns me is that if Obama sees his poll numbers tanking, he might start a conflict with Iran. But, let’s remember: George H. W. Bush was at a 90% Approval Rating during Desert Storm... he lost his reelection bid to Bill Clinton. George W. was flying high in the polls after 911 and had he not squeaked out a victory in Ohio, we would have had President Kerry in the White House. And.........

Things can also happen in our favor. Latest released documentation is starting to prove now that Obama truly was born in Kenya; i.e. his book bio saying he was “born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii”. His support of Gay Marriage. His comment about “Greedy White People” in his book “Dreams From My Father”...... And so much more. Oh did I fail to mention $5 Trillion in debt, dismal Unemployment numbers and sagging Economy? So, yes, “a lot can happen between June 5 and November 6”, but a lot of it can be in our favor.


31 posted on 05/21/2012 4:08:56 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: no dems; All

There’s a lot that can happen between June 5 and November 6.
____________________________________________________________

You are correct. The only thing that concerns me is that if Obama sees his poll numbers tanking, he might start a conflict with Iran. But, let’s remember: George H. W. Bush was at a 90% Approval Rating during Desert Storm... he lost his reelection bid to Bill Clinton. George W. was flying high in the polls after 911 and had he not squeaked out a victory in Ohio, we would have had President Kerry in the White House. And.........

Things can also happen in our favor. Latest released documentation is starting to prove now that Obama truly was born in Kenya; i.e. his book bio saying he was “born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii”. His support of Gay Marriage. His comment about “Greedy White People” in his book “Dreams From My Father”...... And so much more. Oh did I fail to mention $5 Trillion in debt, dismal Unemployment numbers and sagging Economy? So, yes, “a lot can happen between June 5 and November 6”, but a lot of it can be in our favor.


32 posted on 05/21/2012 4:10:36 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: no dems

“We who don’t live in Wisconsin need to be uplifted. It can go a long way in the Presidential race. Go Walker!!”..........

Indded you CAN help.....by going to Chicago, get on the “voters bus to Wisconsin”, come to Wisconsin and vote for WALKER....The Dem’s take this ride all the time but will probably be voting for a Dem candidate instead. Use the free bus ride to your advantage.


33 posted on 05/21/2012 4:33:29 AM PDT by Progov
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To: morethanright

morethanright
Since May 15, 2012


Welcome to FR!! You may want to reply, not just post threads.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/by:morethanright/index?tab=comments;brevity=full;options=no-change


34 posted on 05/21/2012 6:02:24 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: morethanright

5/18/2012 6:20:00 AM
New numbers show state gained significant jobs in 2011
Quarterly data is actual count rather than monthly survey; most economists vouch for data

Richard Moore
Investigative Reporter

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development secretary Reggie Newson released this week 2011 actual jobs data based on reports from nearly 160,000 employers, which showed that the state added more than 23,300 jobs between December 2010 and December 2011.

The numbers fly in the face of earlier reported job losses in the state, but Newson said those counts were based on small survey estimates.

“For the first time, we see Wisconsin’s 2011 jobs picture based on what 96 percent of Wisconsin employers reported, not what statistics out of Washington, D.C., estimated based on a survey of 3.5 percent of Wisconsin businesses,” Newson said. “Wisconsin added jobs last year, which not only contradicts the loss in jobs that the federal government estimated for our state, but also lines up with other indicators that show Wisconsin’s economy is headed in the right direction.”

Every quarter, Newson said, all employers covered under state or federal unemployment insurance are required to submit tax reports on monthly employment, quarterly total and taxable wages, and contributions for hourly and salaried employees.

Wisconsin has nearly 160,000 business establishments employing approximately 2.7 million workers that are required to submit the information to DWD. The agency then sends the data to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which incorporates the information when it publishes the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.

http://lakelandtimes.com/main.asp?SectionID=9&SubSectionID=109&ArticleID=15286


35 posted on 05/21/2012 7:14:11 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: no dems

I am not a purist. I do make compromises when that is the best course.

I am however, a military man and I recognize thet there are minimum standards that can not be honorably breached and I am quite able to make hard choices.

And to persuade others to do the right thing even when there are consequences.

Preserving a seat at the table for social, religious, and military conservative (not one of which will still have a meaningful voice in either party if Romney can run and win as a a Republican) is vastly more important that economic benefits now or even avoiding an economic collapse.

I am not traveling blind, just toward a destination that may require more hardship and sacrifice than you are willing to expend given a choice.

I make no bones about not giving you a choice.

We shall certainly see whether or not this can still be the land of the free and the home of the brave.


36 posted on 05/21/2012 7:42:15 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: morethanright

Yesterday Walker had a great rally in Sheboygan. Walker sounds strong and upbeat.

http://www.sheboyganpress.com/VideoNetwork/1648129232001/RAW-VIDEO-Walker-met-by-supporters-protesters-during-Sheboygan-stop-May-20


37 posted on 05/21/2012 8:51:53 AM PDT by Atlantan
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