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Wisconsin senators living day-to-day south of border..(Whine alert)
Chicago Tribune ^ | February 21, 2011 | Dawn Rhodes

Posted on 02/21/2011 8:10:38 PM PST by GSP.FAN

Some senators left Wisconsin with little more than the clothes on their backs. Others came to Illinois equipped with an Urban Essentials pack: clothes, toiletries, cell phones, smart phones

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Education; Society
KEYWORDS: awol; fugitives; ratfugees; rats; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown

1 posted on 02/21/2011 8:10:41 PM PST by GSP.FAN
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To: GSP.FAN

Ah yes, the sympathy article from the Obama boot-lickers of the MSM.


2 posted on 02/21/2011 8:12:09 PM PST by max americana
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To: GSP.FAN
What? They don't have stores in Illinois?

Who's running that third-world backwater?

3 posted on 02/21/2011 8:12:23 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: GSP.FAN

Cowards don’t need much. Just a pair of fast running shoes and a safe place to hide.


4 posted on 02/21/2011 8:12:51 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Just say NO to union greed!)
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To: GSP.FAN

5 posted on 02/21/2011 8:14:08 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: GSP.FAN

The great liberal heroes continue their glorious battle against the evil, hatefilled taxpayers of Wisconsin.....


6 posted on 02/21/2011 8:14:08 PM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
And nobody believes that part about "toiletries" ~ these guys don't need that stuff ~ not as long as there's some running water to splash up underneath and on top.

They'll be good for a month or two ~ Democrats don't ripen that fast in Winter!

7 posted on 02/21/2011 8:14:54 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: GSP.FAN

I heard on the news that some moron in Egypt is ordering pizzas for the freeloading union thugs in Madison. Maybe the jerk should order some pizzas for these freeloading, ‘RAT “senators”.


8 posted on 02/21/2011 8:15:15 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Just say NO to union greed!)
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To: GSP.FAN

If we just knew where they were, some nice WI FReepers would be glad to personally deliver some care packages. Heck, we’d even give them a free ride back to Madison!


9 posted on 02/21/2011 8:18:07 PM PST by freemama
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To: freemama

Next is 0bama hiding out in a mosque.


10 posted on 02/21/2011 8:20:07 PM PST by LyinLibs
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To: GSP.FAN

To Wisconsin socialist liberals, a “patriot” to them is one who runs away, breaks the law by not showing up when the senate’s in session, crosses state lines so as to have your own state’s law enforcement not be able to bring you back to do your job, and sit around all day in a motel not being on the floor offering amendments and making your case even though you will not win the bill.

It’s what Republicans have had to put up with anytime democrats are in power and we can’t stop their bills. They are little crybaby socialist pussies who threw a temper tantrum because they can’t legally win a battle and so they run away and hold the entire state hostage.

There is no way they will ever come across to most Wisconsinites as heroes. We’ll get a bunch of non-fiscal bills passed in the meantime. They don’t care anyway, they’d just be voting against them if they were here. Instead of passing 19-14 they will pass 19-0. Voter ID reform, here we come. Concealed carry, here we come.


11 posted on 02/21/2011 8:20:39 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: GSP.FAN

Once they crossed the Cheddar Curtain, they should have been on their own. State credit cards canceled, state-paid mobile phones turned off, and access to their state-provided email and internet accounts blocked.

The Peoples Republik of Madistan: Birthplace of the Flee Party


12 posted on 02/21/2011 8:21:09 PM PST by bigbob (-)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I heard on the news that some moron in Egypt is ordering pizzas for the freeloading union thugs in Madison.

It's all getting strange.

13 posted on 02/21/2011 8:23:24 PM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: GOPJ

So if pizzas are being ordered for the flee-baggers then can’t someone just follow the pizza delivery car and locate the runaways.


14 posted on 02/21/2011 8:28:40 PM PST by Caribou ( www.ktok.com Red State Radio free streaming. RIP Mark Shannon)
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To: GOPJ

I thought this story was REALLY weird. They said morons for 5 different countries have been ordering pizzas but most are coming from some pinhead in Egypt. Like a greedy union thug can’t afford his/her/its own pizza.


15 posted on 02/21/2011 8:29:26 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Just say NO to union greed!)
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To: All

If you want to get REALLY disgusted....you’ll click the link and read the WHOLE article...


16 posted on 02/21/2011 8:33:16 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Where do YOU stand in your relationship with God???)
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To: GSP.FAN
There will soon be at least one bleeding heart that goes back to WI... and then his/her political career will be over. His/her bleeding heart friends will kick him/her to the curb for being a type of "scab" to the dem party.

Get your popcorns ready ... this is going to be fun, fun, fun.

17 posted on 02/21/2011 8:36:03 PM PST by Trajan88 (www.bullittclub.com)
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To: GSP.FAN

LOL!

What a lame excuse for an article! Like we’re supposed to believe that these “fugitives” can’t have their wives or flunkies simply FedEx them anything they need that that they’re not willing to buy locally.

And what’s the deal with roughing it in “survial mode” in Chicago, anyway? No stores? No restaurants? No five star hotels? I guess not. I really had no idea that living in Chicago or the rest of Illinois amounts to being in “survival mode”. Guess they’ll really be glad to get back to civilization when they leave Illinois and return to Wisconsin, hey?


18 posted on 02/21/2011 8:36:51 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from the right stuff!)
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To: GOPJ

“It’s all getting strange.”

Hahhahaa!

The socialists have JUMPED THE SHARK.


19 posted on 02/21/2011 8:37:48 PM PST by LyinLibs
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To: GSP.FAN

I hereby coin the term ‘ratfugees’. Pass it on to someone who knows how to use Twitter.


20 posted on 02/21/2011 8:40:26 PM PST by rfp1234 (Le Parti du The'. Ne marchez pas sur moi!)
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To: GSP.FAN

“Coggs has had to purchase underwear, socks and T-shirts...It’s just roughing it”

And that’s what makes America so great, people just rough it up.

Imagine having to go to a store and buy t-shirts or underwear???????????


21 posted on 02/21/2011 8:50:31 PM PST by mewykwistmas ("If the Egyptians are hungry, let them eat ethanol")
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To: GSP.FAN

I just heard on the news that the roaches are raising money. $300,000 from 1100 donors across the nation.

Well, did anyone think that Democrats would actually pay their own bills?


22 posted on 02/21/2011 8:50:43 PM PST by chickadee
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To: GSP.FAN

So grow up and go home.


23 posted on 02/21/2011 8:54:53 PM PST by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: chickadee
You mean union members from across the country .
24 posted on 02/21/2011 9:03:58 PM PST by fantom (,)
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To: GSP.FAN

Comrade Commissar Trumka should be willing to support them. Certainly he can afford to do so.


25 posted on 02/21/2011 9:21:48 PM PST by Elsiejay (.)
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To: GSP.FAN

There was a link to a Wis. radio station online that I was listening to earlier & they said on there that most of them were back in Wis. over the weekend as the senate was not in session & they were moving about freely!


26 posted on 02/21/2011 9:23:12 PM PST by blondee123
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To: GSP.FAN
South of the Border is a great place!

Can I haz big boom?

27 posted on 02/21/2011 9:27:13 PM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts are holding The Constitution together as the Loose Screws of The Left come undone!)
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To: mewykwistmas
“Coggs has had to purchase underwear, socks and T-shirts...It’s just roughing it”

On the plus side, I'm sure he plans, after wearing the underwear for a few days, to donate it to the Salvation Army and then use the donation receipt to get a tax deduction - as did Bill Clinton.

28 posted on 02/21/2011 9:33:15 PM PST by piasa
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To: GSP.FAN
I heard earlier that they were at a rural resort in McHenry County, and Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena fits that description well!
29 posted on 02/21/2011 9:33:22 PM PST by blondee123
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To: max americana
Ah yes, the sympathy article from the Obama boot-lickers of the MSM.

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Spot on!

Making Rat Policy Work By Hijacking the Democratic Process

Dems are a menace to our nation and damn near everyone living here.

wisconsin1sm

30 posted on 02/21/2011 11:00:21 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: GSP.FAN

What a bunch of clowns. It’s nothing I haven’t done 50 times when called out on a project that took longer than expected.

If they call sitting around in a hotel and occasionally going to a restaurant or store “roughing it”, they are not worthy of leading the resourceful people of Wisconsin.


31 posted on 02/21/2011 11:25:07 PM PST by Barnacle (Our universities have become enclaves of intellectual inbreeding)
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To: prisoner6

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZYPa6tI43Q
“South of the Border” ~ Gene Autry - 1939


32 posted on 02/22/2011 12:34:41 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: GSP.FAN

It’s time for Gov. Walker to announce that by a date certain if these rats are not back in their seats that their positions will be considered vacated and newly appointed reporesentatives will stand in until such time as elections can be held to replace them. Time to get tough!!


33 posted on 02/22/2011 1:50:22 AM PST by texgal (end no-fault divorce laws return DUE PROCESS & EQUAL PROTECTION to ALL citizens))
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To: GSP.FAN

Let them stay there. The longer they do, the stupider they look.


34 posted on 02/22/2011 2:38:46 AM PST by AdaGray
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To: GSP.FAN

I hope they are all wearing the same underwear they came with.


35 posted on 02/22/2011 3:21:05 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: chickadee

That IS taxable income !!


36 posted on 02/22/2011 6:06:48 AM PST by Renegade
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To: Caribou
...if pizzas are being ordered for the flee-baggers then can’t someone just follow the pizza delivery car and locate the runaways.

LOL - looks like a plan!

37 posted on 02/22/2011 6:45:00 AM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
...morons for 5 different countries have been ordering pizzas but most are coming from some pinhead in Egypt. Like a greedy union thug can’t afford his/her/its own pizza.

You're right Flyer - it's weird.

38 posted on 02/22/2011 6:46:18 AM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: LyinLibs

You’re right.


39 posted on 02/22/2011 6:47:21 AM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: GSP.FAN

I am about in tears. It must be so awful walking away from your job and still getting paid to sit in a hotel room or bar on the taxpayer dime.

Why, they have no clean clothes, no HD TVs, they forgot their swimsuits.....oh the horrors. And they are “doin’ it” for the Kidzzzz.


40 posted on 02/22/2011 6:50:11 AM PST by dforest
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To: GSP.FAN

Ping the cell phones, get a gps location, call in Dawg the Bounty Hunter and bring them back.


41 posted on 02/22/2011 6:50:11 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Kakaze

For the record, how does one ping a cell phone?

Probie McGee does it every Tuesday but I don’t know how


42 posted on 02/22/2011 7:00:07 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: bert

Every cell phone has a unique electronic serial number,the cell tower reads the number, now that smart phones have GPS, they can find the location without triangulation.


43 posted on 02/22/2011 7:02:07 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Kakaze

———Every cell phone has a unique electronic serial number-——

Granted, but how does one ping or access the GPS data


44 posted on 02/22/2011 7:07:50 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: bert
If you have access to the network, you can look up that specific number and find the tower it is logged into, the computers track you every day, it is how they shut off your service.

They used to use consecutive towers to track or triangulate the position, now you are also logged into the GPS system, trust me if they wanted these guys,they could have them within an hour.

45 posted on 02/22/2011 7:15:35 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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