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AWOL Wisconsin Democrat calls CNN with list of demands (RAT Fleas hold children hostage)
Daily Caller ^ | 2/17/11 | Mary Katharine Ham

Posted on 02/18/2011 7:29:46 AM PST by Libloather

AWOL Wisconsin Democrat calls CNN with list of demands
By Mary Katharine Ham - The Daily Caller
Updated: 4:31 PM 02/17/2011

State Senator Mark Miller, a member of the missing band of Wisconsin Democratic lawmakers who fled Madison Thursday to avoid a vote on a budget bill, called into CNN with the group’s list of demands for Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

Miller, a state senator since 2004, would not disclose where he and his colleagues were hiding out, saying only “we are in what we consider a secure location outside the capital. We are not all in one place at this time.”

Miller’s demands focused on the collective bargaining portions of the bill.

“We demand that the provisions that completely eliminate the ability of workers… to negotiate on a fair basis with their employers be removed from the budget repair bill and any other future budget,” Miller said.

He also demanded legislative oversight on changes to the state’s medical programs, which are targeted for changes in the bill. The bill would also require union members to contribute to their health care and pensions.

Miller and 13 other Democrats went missing Thursday morning when a vote on a budget-repair measure was imminent in the Republican-controlled Senate. It would have passed the Senate after getting out of committee on a party-line vote late last night, so Democrats left the building to stall a vote on the measure.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: awol; cnn; corruption; democratcorruption; democrats; extortion; hostages; liberalfascism; liberals; obama; obamasminions; progressives; unioncorruption; unions; walker; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown
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Video of the Wisconsin Fleas used to be @ the link. Didn't work for me.
1 posted on 02/18/2011 7:29:54 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

We need to send in a Seal Team, capture these terrorists and get them back to the GITMO version holding area in Wisonsin...


2 posted on 02/18/2011 7:31:16 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Libloather

ACCEPT THE RESIGNATIONS. APPOINT NEW PEOPLE. VOTE.


3 posted on 02/18/2011 7:31:24 AM PST by Lazamataz (If Illegal Aliens are Undocumented Workers, then Thieves are Undocumented Shoppers.)
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To: Libloather

I hope each of them get run out of office! =.=


4 posted on 02/18/2011 7:31:54 AM PST by cranked
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To: Libloather
"State Senator Mark Miller, a member of the missing band of Wisconsin Democratic lawmakers who fled Madison Thursday to avoid a vote on a budget bill, called into CNN with the group’s list of demands for Republican Gov. Scott Walker. "

Hey azzclown, we won, get back to work!

5 posted on 02/18/2011 7:32:51 AM PST by luv2ndamend (Same party, different letter.)
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To: Libloather

3 days no call and no show is considered quitting a job in everyplace I’ve ever worked.


6 posted on 02/18/2011 7:33:36 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Libloather
Oh, and by the way, you f***ing DemonCraps are holding YOURSELF AS HOSTAGES???!

You are in no position to demand S**T.

Fire. Appoint. Vote.

7 posted on 02/18/2011 7:34:25 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Only think how bad the Democrats will feel when they find out their terrorist tactics no longer work.


8 posted on 02/18/2011 7:34:29 AM PST by chickadee
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To: Libloather
Demand? DEMAND?

People who lose elections don't get to make demands.

9 posted on 02/18/2011 7:34:51 AM PST by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: Libloather
The number of teachers protesting in Wisconsin, according to union representatives, in the name of better serving the students of the state, has also shut down many public schools this week.

They ought to fire every damn teacher protesting!

10 posted on 02/18/2011 7:34:51 AM PST by rawhide
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To: Libloather
From the fugitive State Senator Mark Miller: “The economy’s recovering and the governor is completely ignoring the fact that we have a… recovery going,” Miller said. “The only thing that hasn’t recovered has been the rate of unemployment.”

Einstein he is not.

11 posted on 02/18/2011 7:35:05 AM PST by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Libloather
“We demand"

I guess the idiot doesn't understand that he isn't in any position to demand anything since he is running like a coward from his sworn duty.

12 posted on 02/18/2011 7:35:31 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Libloather

Gov. Walker should quote the immortal words of BO, “We won.”
Tough luck to the union thugs...many hundreds of whom were bused in by the president’s Chicago mafia.
And by the way, where are the TEA Party members in WI? Why aren’t they standing with the governor and GOP newcomers in this fight? Are they fair weather patriots, who only show up on election day and let others do the heavy lifting? It’s taxpayer money that enables these fat cat union members to fleece the tax drones who are paying for all their very generous benefits.


13 posted on 02/18/2011 7:36:01 AM PST by kittymyrib
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To: cripplecreek

Has the mainstream media declared that the Democrats are holding the people of Wisconsin hostage?


14 posted on 02/18/2011 7:36:10 AM PST by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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To: luv2ndamend

Precisely! Remember when Obama and the dems were cramming their socialist agenda down our throats? What was their response to our objections? “We won. Deal with it.”

The governor should tell these protesting leeches that they report for work on Monday morning, or they will be replaced with those eager and equally able to do their jobs.


15 posted on 02/18/2011 7:36:50 AM PST by reegs
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To: Libloather

Hey Governor, it’s time to start the firing process. Do it alphabetically or by seniority, whatever is easiest.

Start now and we’ll be done by 5 pm this evening. That’s what we call Mission Accomplished!


16 posted on 02/18/2011 7:37:12 AM PST by bergmeid
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To: Libloather

It’s time for the Bowman option.


17 posted on 02/18/2011 7:38:21 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (BO + MB = BOMB -- The One will make sure they get one.)
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To: Libloather

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxKk3DSW6Sk

Video of errant Senators


18 posted on 02/18/2011 7:38:26 AM PST by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Lazamataz
Sorry to disappoint but the PUBS don't have the marbles of steel to do it! This cause is lost and the pubs will cave. I just wish OUR side would have done this type of protesting when the DEAR LEADER and his EVIL HORDES passed OzeroCARE!! We should have marched the Hill's hallways and chamber with pitchfork in hand.....by the way where are the security guards?? This is a life and death situation here, they should kick out all those folks there. The Governor needs to pull up his pants and send those UNION thugs packing outta the room!!!
19 posted on 02/18/2011 7:38:28 AM PST by RoseofTexas
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To: Libloather

The hypocrisy of the media is just so overwhelming. If this were Republicans doing this, there would be teams of reporter scouring the state looking for and reporting on them.

These Senators will now be looked on as “heroes” by the media...standing up for the “working man”. Just wait and see...


20 posted on 02/18/2011 7:39:18 AM PST by woweeitsme
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To: Libloather

My understanding is that the governor is simply asking for the union members to begin paying for HALF OF THEIR BENEFITS????

Public sector unions should be illegal. How dare they demand the citizens of Wisconsin to continue to pay for ALL OF THEIR BENEFITS!


21 posted on 02/18/2011 7:40:53 AM PST by reegs
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To: kevkrom

I’m a little surprised they didn’t demand $50,000 in unmarked bills left in a park somewhere.


22 posted on 02/18/2011 7:41:58 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Libloather

Here is what to do.

- Assess a fine against the missing Senators. Make it a condition that the fine be paid in person within 24 hrs.

If the senator shows up to pay the fine detain him or her and take the senator to the house floor — quorum

- File a lien against the Senator’s residence if the senator does not show up. Put the house up for auction as soon as possible. Of course, since the action is questionable, the senator can ask for injuctive relief against the seizure, but only by showing up at a Wisconsin courthouse. At which point, the senator is detained and frog-marched to the senate.

- If the senator does not show up, sell the house, and file a lien against the next piece of property.

How soon do you think it would be before they show up?


23 posted on 02/18/2011 7:42:42 AM PST by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: RoseofTexas
Sorry to disappoint but the PUBS don't have the marbles of steel to do it!

All it takes is one man to stay firm, and be a leader: Scott Walker.

This cause is lost and the pubs will cave.

Good Lord. Remind me to position my foxhole far from yours, if there ever is a shooting war!

24 posted on 02/18/2011 7:42:58 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL! That’s exactly what I was thinking.


25 posted on 02/18/2011 7:43:23 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: UB355

Send that to O’Reilly or Hannity! EVERYONE needs to see them running like cowards!

Or you can upload the video at Fox UReport here...(it’s the red button at the top right of the page)

http://ureport.foxnews.com/snc/groupsearch.aspx?pguid=7FBF4CC0-49AE-455C-8E55-7EECB46B5E30


26 posted on 02/18/2011 7:43:33 AM PST by kcvl
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To: No Truce With Kings

My way is more direct and simpler: intentionally miscount the quorum, declare that the Senate is open for business, and in the absence of an objection from the floor on the “error”, proceed to record a quorum was present and vote on the bill.


27 posted on 02/18/2011 7:46:28 AM PST by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: No Truce With Kings

Also, cut off their cell phones if they are owned and paided for by the State.

The fugitive leader said they were not all in the same place so cut their communications.

Cut off their e-mail accounts if paid for by the State.

Surround the places they are staying and deny any food or water from reaching them.


28 posted on 02/18/2011 7:50:04 AM PST by Caribou ( www.ktok.com Red State Radio free streaming. RIP Mark Shannon)
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To: Libloather

A list of demands via CNN? Silly me, I thought this was America where these things were handled via legislative debate.

MY LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION IS BEING HELD HOSTAGE BY MY SO-CALLED REPRESENTATIVE’S THIRD WORLD THUG BEHAVIOR!


29 posted on 02/18/2011 7:50:30 AM PST by Mygirlsmom (My State Senator fled to Illinois and all I got was a lousy union protest.)
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To: Libloather

A list of demands via CNN? Silly me, I thought this was America where these things were handled via legislative debate.

MY LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION IS BEING HELD HOSTAGE BY MY SO-CALLED REPRESENTATIVE’S THIRD WORLD THUG BEHAVIOR!


30 posted on 02/18/2011 7:50:39 AM PST by Mygirlsmom (My State Senator fled to Illinois and all I got was a lousy union protest.)
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To: kittymyrib

Could be the Madison Tea Party members are WORKING for a living. They will probably gather on Saturday to help Gov. Walker. Remember most Tea Partyiers have to make a living for themselves and their families, not like the awol democrat WI senators/


31 posted on 02/18/2011 7:50:53 AM PST by tillacum (The American military keeps us free, not the politicians or media. Praise Be for them.)
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To: kittymyrib

http://gatewaypundit.rightnetwork.com/

Scroll down and there are a couple things that the Tea Party did yesterday. Also, search FR and you will see more.

Regards,


32 posted on 02/18/2011 7:51:22 AM PST by luv2ndamend (Same party, different letter.)
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To: Libloather
Another Democrat Profile in Courage.
sarc/
33 posted on 02/18/2011 7:51:47 AM PST by Tupelo
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To: chickadee
“Only think how bad the Democrats will feel when they find out their terrorist tactics no longer work.”

I hope you are right, but I am afraid that their tactics will work, just as they have so many times in the past.

34 posted on 02/18/2011 7:54:45 AM PST by Tupelo
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To: Tupelo

We’re barricaded in the hotel bar with a state credit card.
You’ll never take us sober!


35 posted on 02/18/2011 7:55:09 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: RoseofTexas
Sorry to disappoint but the PUBS don't have the marbles of steel to do it! This cause is lost and the pubs will cave.

Why don't you get on board and help instead of bad-mouthing. Geez. Either you don't know what is happening or you are just too crabby to be a productive person.

36 posted on 02/18/2011 7:55:37 AM PST by SeeSac
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To: woweeitsme
"The hypocrisy of the media is just so overwhelming..."

Indeed. On 9/11, when the POTUS and VPOTUS went to an "undisclosed location" to exercise their responsibilities, the media criticism of their lack of leadership was endless, in spite of the fact that Washington D.C. had been targeted, and nobody had a idea of the depth and extent of the attacks.

Now, when Rat state senators go to an "undisclosed location," for the pettiest of reasons, and to dodge their responsibilities, they are lionized by the MSM.

37 posted on 02/18/2011 7:55:53 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Libloather
The Governor should send CNN an ultimatum, also:

Any Legislator who is not at work on Monday will be dismissed, summarily, and an Appointment for the Vacant Seat will be made by the Governor, until the next Regularly Scheduled Election.

Additionally, any Teacher who is not back on the job on Monday, will be TERMINATED. The vacancy will be Posted for the Public to apply, and any Terminated Teacher may re-apply, who's hiring shall be subject to a Review of their past performance, including Attendance issues.

38 posted on 02/18/2011 7:55:53 AM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: Libloather

They’re running their war from their bunker.
I wonder which one gets Eva?


39 posted on 02/18/2011 7:59:47 AM PST by mrsmith
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To: Libloather

My answer would be to send in you resignation letter.


40 posted on 02/18/2011 8:00:19 AM PST by devistate one four ( AARP: Anti America Retired People Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: Libloather

Remember the recent lame duck session when the Republicans held their ground for keeping the Bush tax cuts and the Democrats referred to Republicans as “hostage-takers” in their daily mantra?

Now the Democrats in Wisconsin are not “hostage-takers” for halting all legislative activity until they get their way. Oh, no. They’re “patriots fighting for working people.”

The media is so biased, the stench penetrates even the most clogged of nostrils.


41 posted on 02/18/2011 8:01:21 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: traditional1

With a twenty year trial period.


42 posted on 02/18/2011 8:01:53 AM PST by devistate one four ( AARP: Anti America Retired People Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: SeeSac

Very well said. This naysayer if he knows it all should be able to come up with a winning strategy. Either get on the team or go home!


43 posted on 02/18/2011 8:06:28 AM PST by GilGil
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To: SeeSac

Very well said. This naysayer if he knows it all should be able to come up with a winning strategy. Either get on the team or go home!


44 posted on 02/18/2011 8:06:33 AM PST by GilGil
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To: Lazamataz

“Good Lord. Remind me to position my foxhole far from yours, if there ever is a shooting war! “

___________________________________________

+1


45 posted on 02/18/2011 8:06:46 AM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Libloather
Democrats aren't in any position to negotiate. They spent the country into oblivion, and the voters know it.
Now is the time to expose big spending democrats. Make them defend their massive union spending.

Make public the teachers union donations to those democrats who are now protecting them. Let the tax payers see the "$$ favors $$" between these two.

46 posted on 02/18/2011 8:09:42 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: ClearCase_guy
It’s time for the Bowman option.

I think it's coming, if this continues apace. Cindy Caswell could probably take a few of these Dem Senators with her charms, too.

Thrilling and frightening at the same time, ain't it? We are seeing the beginnings of Civil War II.

47 posted on 02/18/2011 8:11:44 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: Libloather
DEMANDS??

A "lawmaker" who has demands of the governor before he'll do his job? Aside from union fascists, who else can make demands of their co-workers before they'll agree to do their jobs and not be fired?

48 posted on 02/18/2011 8:12:39 AM PST by FourPeas
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To: Libloather

Declare the seats abandoned, schedule the special election, and recognize the reduced quorum requirement until then. Problem solved.


49 posted on 02/18/2011 8:14:17 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just restock [chg'd to comply w/ The Civility in Discourse Act of 2011])
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To: reegs
My understanding is that the governor is simply asking for the union members to begin paying for HALF OF THEIR BENEFITS????

Not even that much. I heard 12.5% of their health insurance and about 6% of their retirement. I have to pay 50% of my insurance and 100% of my retirement. Cry me a river, union leeches.

50 posted on 02/18/2011 8:15:39 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Washington is finally rid of the Kennedies. Free at last, thank God almighty we are free at last.)
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