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Video: Troopers visit Sen. Miller's home
WiscNews.com ^ | Patricia Simms

Posted on 02/19/2011 11:55:29 AM PST by WaterBoard

Troopers visit Sen. Miller's home

"Dispatched by state Senate leadership Friday, Senate sergeant-at-arms Ted Blazel and an officer from the Wisconsin State Patrol knock on the door at the Monona home of Senate Minority Leader Mark Miller in an attempt to bring him into the Capitol and obtain a quorum."

Click Link to see Video: http://www.wiscnews.com/vmix_32386d12-3be9-11e0-8d03-001cc4c002e0.html

Note: Lone protester- "This is not what Democracy looks like"

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: awol; democrat; miller; wisconsinshowdown

1 posted on 02/19/2011 11:55:38 AM PST by WaterBoard
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To: WaterBoard

Click Link to see Video: http://www.wiscnews.com/vmix_32386d12-3be9-11e0-8d03-001cc4c002e0.html


2 posted on 02/19/2011 11:56:16 AM PST by WaterBoard ("PBR Street Gang this is Almighty, over..")
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To: WaterBoard

If all they can do is knock on the door, then this is an useless exercise. The fugitives don’t need to leave the state. They can just stay at home or anywhere they would like where they don’t have to answer the door.


3 posted on 02/19/2011 11:58:59 AM PST by Truth29
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To: WaterBoard

No.

I suppose democracy is best represented by lefty lawmakers fleeing their responsibilities via the short yellow school bus.

How do they expect reasonable adult human beings to respect them when they behave like that?


4 posted on 02/19/2011 12:00:55 PM PST by Califreak (Soros is the root of all evil)
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To: WaterBoard

To the lone protester:

We arent’ a Democracy anyway. We are The Republic of The United States.

Say the pledge of allegiance and you easily figure that one out.


5 posted on 02/19/2011 12:01:09 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously..... You won't live through it anyway.)
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To: WaterBoard
"This is not what Democracy looks like"

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.


6 posted on 02/19/2011 12:02:35 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: WaterBoard

If you or I refused to go to work, we’d be fired toot sweet. High time our officials be held accountable for their actions, as well.


7 posted on 02/19/2011 12:03:26 PM PST by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: WaterBoard

My boss would never send someone to fetch me.

My azz would be looking for work the next day.


8 posted on 02/19/2011 12:05:14 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO.)
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To: Truth29

All for show anyway.


9 posted on 02/19/2011 12:06:28 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO.)
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To: WaterBoard; Truth29; Califreak; Vendome

No way. No way is this going to be drawn out for weeks. It just takes one (One!) of these guys to break ranks and come home to vote and they’ll have a quorum. It won’t be long before one of them is going to see that being the first to choose duty over party might save his/her political bacon and then there will be a rush to get back to Madison and be the first to stand before the cameras and proclaim their loyalty to their constituents.


10 posted on 02/19/2011 12:06:28 PM PST by sinanju
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To: WaterBoard

"This is not what democracy looks like" ... that's pretty funny. He's right you know. A democracy is "mob rule" -- the one with the most players wins. If the protester wants to see what democracy looks like, I'd be happy to arrange a mob to go collect these Senator missing in action. The moron is actually pretty d*mn lucky we live in a Democratic Republic where we submit to the authority and law of a Higher Power. So he is correct -- this is not what a democracy looks like -- and he should be grateful for that. But, if he needs to be taught a civics lesson ... for his own good ... it could be arranged. Just sayin' ...


11 posted on 02/19/2011 12:07:29 PM PST by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: sinanju

I bet if Governor Walker cancels their state senate credit cards and they have to start paying hotel bills and meals out of their own pockets they fold like a cheap suit.


12 posted on 02/19/2011 12:10:01 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 760 of our national holiday from reality. - It's almost 3 AM)
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To: sinanju

>It won’t be long before one of them is going to see that being the first to choose duty over party might save his/her political bacon and then there will be a rush to get back to Madison and be the first to stand before the cameras and proclaim their loyalty to their constituents.<

Sssssh!


13 posted on 02/19/2011 12:11:50 PM PST by Califreak (Soros is the root of all evil)
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To: WaterBoard

And demonstrators think democracy is represented by Democrats?

Izzat the same democrats who have never seen a history book, know nothing about economics, evade taxes, screw everything in sight (in both the literal and figurative senses), hide their backgrounds, and consistently demonstrate stratospheric levels of scientific idiocy?

Those democrats?


14 posted on 02/19/2011 12:11:50 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: WaterBoard
I have yet to see the Wisconsin law cited that gives the governor or anybody else the authority to compel a member of the state senate to attend the senate. I'm not saying that it doesn't exist only that I haven't seen it in any of the numerous posts about it.

If there is no such law, then all of this stuff is political show.

15 posted on 02/19/2011 12:13:24 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country. The thing is, Sarah loves mine.)
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To: WaterBoard

These people are supposed to be “representatives”.

If they aren’t there, doing their jobs, they aren’t “representativing”.

Their seats ARE VACANT.

Start the elections, Gov, start them Monday.


16 posted on 02/19/2011 12:14:49 PM PST by TruthConquers ( Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: Califreak
How do they expect reasonable adult human beings to respect them when they behave like that?

First of all you have to have reasonable adult voters in these districts that continue to support a person acting like a communists.

17 posted on 02/19/2011 12:16:27 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Vendome

>We arent’ a Democracy anyway. We are The Republic of The United States.<

We’re supposed to be a republic.

I have no idea what we really are nowadays. Could it be called a hybrid of feudalism, socialism and nihilism?


18 posted on 02/19/2011 12:16:32 PM PST by Califreak (Soros is the root of all evil)
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To: null and void
Oh wow~ I love that idea. Oh boy-lol-a fine punishment for refusing to do a job they were elected to do.
19 posted on 02/19/2011 12:17:03 PM PST by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: Logical me

Oh. I forgot about that.

Their supporters are not reasonable adult human beings.


20 posted on 02/19/2011 12:18:08 PM PST by Califreak (Soros is the root of all evil)
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To: Graybeard58

I wonder.

If you are right, and there is no law, and they are WILLFULLY just not there; I would think that the quorum rule is non-biding.

By just deliberately not being there, they show they don’t care. The Repubs can proceed, because the Senators aren’t being prevented from attending.

What say you?


21 posted on 02/19/2011 12:18:25 PM PST by TruthConquers ( Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: WaterBoard

Miller is the last one they’ll catch. He and some black woman Senator were filmed at NIU in Dekalb IL yesterday saying they would stay out of WI as long as it takes to force the Governor to sit down and negotiate with them, and went on about how well their “not a stunt” was working. You’ll find this guy clinging to the last jug of Kool-Aid...


22 posted on 02/19/2011 12:19:06 PM PST by bigbob (-)
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To: so_real

“This is not what democracy looks like” ... that’s pretty funny. He’s right you know. A democracy is “mob rule” —

My thought, you stole it! Just kiddin’. Mobocracy vs. Democracy, 2011.


23 posted on 02/19/2011 12:21:08 PM PST by HMS Surprise (I fear we are lost.)
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To: Graybeard58

I have yet to see the Wisconsin law cited that gives the governor or anybody else the authority to compel a member of the state senate to attend the senate. I’m not saying that it doesn’t exist only that I haven’t seen it in any of the numerous posts about it.

If there is no such law, then all of this stuff is political show


Ouch...but good point. If the governor does not have legal authoi=rity to do this...this is all political show....and you can bet the Liberal Media will use this as a whipping post until Nov 2012

Best for Walker to do is wait it out. A press conference now and then to bring up the Missing Democrats....but sending out the cops when there is no authority to do so will backfire


24 posted on 02/19/2011 12:24:47 PM PST by UCFRoadWarrior (Newt Gingrich and Chris Matthews: Seperated at Birth??)
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To: WaterBoard

bump.


25 posted on 02/19/2011 12:25:29 PM PST by rambo316
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To: HMS Surprise


There you go ... the primary difference between "us" and "them" boils down to education. How they fall so short with all their teachers, I just don't understand.


26 posted on 02/19/2011 12:26:54 PM PST by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: TruthConquers

I don’t know if the law exists or not. If it does, I’d like to see it cited and referenced. If it doesn’t exist, what would the troopers do if they found any of them? If the absent senators are breaking a law, then the cops could properly take them to jail, not the floor of the state senate - unless, the state law said otherwise.


27 posted on 02/19/2011 12:32:00 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country. The thing is, Sarah loves mine.)
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To: Graybeard58

Understood.

I just wish that the Repubs had seen this coming and had a few backup plans to cut them off at the pass, shall we say.


28 posted on 02/19/2011 12:42:13 PM PST by TruthConquers ( Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: HMS Surprise
“This is not what democracy looks like”

Not seeing the clown, and that it starts just after the doorbell is pressed, I just presumed this 'rat's home, instead of the standard westminster chimes, had installed the “This is not what democracy looks like” doorbell chimes.

29 posted on 02/19/2011 12:48:45 PM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: TruthConquers

I just wish that the Repubs had seen this coming and had a few backup plans to cut them off at the pass, shall we say.

Personally, I think that watching them run like rats, get fake “Doctor slips”, hide in their houses, afraid to come out and fight for their cause...or participate in a Representative Republic as they were hired to do...I’m good with ALL of that.

I’d like to see this continue for another week at least.


30 posted on 02/19/2011 12:50:42 PM PST by jessduntno ("That 3 a.m. phone call from Egypt to Obama went right to the answering machine." - Sarah Palin)
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To: WaterBoard

What we see here, of course, is the usurpation of democracy by DEMOCRATS, due to a vote that they will lose. Being in the minority, their only choice here is what they are doing...which is preventing a vote by illegal means.

So, now, what might they do in other circumstances, such as when they are in the majority and about to lose a key vote. Perhaps lock out the Republicans, maybe have them arrested, executed? Why not...once the rules means nothing, it’s the law of the jungle.


31 posted on 02/19/2011 12:54:00 PM PST by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: jessduntno

As long as the Demonrats look like fools, that is a plus.
I just wish our side had a strategy once in awhile.

But the longer this goes on, the longer I hope people start thinking about homeschooling their kids instead.
Talk about turn about being fair play!


32 posted on 02/19/2011 12:55:06 PM PST by TruthConquers ( Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: TruthConquers

“As long as the Demonrats look like fools, that is a plus.”

Fools? They look like the union thugs they are:

“On Thursday, legislators were advised to return to their offices and lock their doors. Mobs roamed the halls, banging on the glass of the doors, pounding on the walls. No one could move in the halls or enter or leave the building. The glass of the Supreme Court’s entrance was broken. Legislators were genuinely afraid. Our elected representatives were afraid. In our Capitol.”

Has a leftist takeover ever gone any other way?


33 posted on 02/19/2011 1:01:57 PM PST by jessduntno ("That 3 a.m. phone call from Egypt to Obama went right to the answering machine." - Sarah Palin)
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To: jessduntno

“Personally, I think that watching them run like rats, get fake “Doctor slips”, hide in their houses, afraid to come out and fight for their cause...or participate in a Representative Republic as they were hired to do...I’m good with ALL of that.”

This was the part that makes sound like fools.

But, yeah, they are union thugs and I hope the Gov beats the political snot out of them!!


34 posted on 02/19/2011 1:11:32 PM PST by TruthConquers ( Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: bigbob

Can Walker run the clock out?
Isn’t time on our side?

The protesting teachers can stay away from their class just so long and I would think they would be in big trouble if they stay away too long.

Parents are bound to get crazy. Kids will surely have to make up days.


35 posted on 02/19/2011 4:00:44 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO.)
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