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Unions Aim to Disrupt Wisconsin Vote Today
FOX News ^ | March 10, 2011 | By Chris Stirewalt

Posted on 03/10/2011 6:36:24 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

It’s going to be a very ugly day in Wisconsin.

A crowd of 5,000 union protestors swarmed the state Capitol in Madison shattered windows and barricaded themselves inside amid calls for a “class war” after news got out that Senate Republicans had circumvented a Democratic blockade of a bill curbing state union power.

“This is war. This is a class war that has been leveled against the working people of this country,” Moore told anchor Rachel Maddow.

Some labor leaders are calling for a day of unrest and want teachers to again walk off the job in protest of the move.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2endelections; 2killliberty; failure; goonions; goonionsthugs; socialism; stateworkers; unions; wisconsinshowdown
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1 posted on 03/10/2011 6:36:26 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’m so pleased to see how the “new civility” in politics is working out.


2 posted on 03/10/2011 6:37:59 AM PST by laconic
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Time for the National Guard to protect the Capital building. The police, union members, obviously don’t care.


3 posted on 03/10/2011 6:38:42 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Make sure there are plenty of cameras there.

Stay cool. Don’t start anything. We’re winning this huge. There’s no need for anyone on our side to get physical.

Best idea would be to stay away, unless you’re going in order to take pictures.


4 posted on 03/10/2011 6:39:07 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The hell of it is, Fox News barely covered the story as it was unfolding. O’Reilly blabbered on with his usual spiel without any breaking news during the portion I was able to stomach. CNN and MSNBC were all over it, but not in a fair and balanced way. And of course everyone knows *they* don’t “lie”.


5 posted on 03/10/2011 6:39:07 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

How many teachers were “sick” today?


6 posted on 03/10/2011 6:39:36 AM PST by therightliveswithus
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
labor leaders are calling for a day of unrest
Be careful - damned careful - what you ask for.

7 posted on 03/10/2011 6:39:36 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The money quote:

But it was not lost on local reporters that it was more than a little churlish for people who have been hiding in Illinois motels for nearly a month to block legislative action to be lecturing anyone about procedural niceties.

8 posted on 03/10/2011 6:40:33 AM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Two words.

NATIONAL

GUARD


9 posted on 03/10/2011 6:40:40 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Note to the left: Keep digging....


10 posted on 03/10/2011 6:40:43 AM PST by mewzilla (Hey, Schumer, your Lockerbie report left quite a bit out.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They are feeding on themselves by now. Recycling taxpayer money—out of their pay into the next year’s pay. Pretty ridiculous.


11 posted on 03/10/2011 6:40:49 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I don't think Moore got the civility memo.

On a related note, these people really are idiots. They remind me of Peter Boyles Joe character on a barstool in the movie Joe.


12 posted on 03/10/2011 6:41:27 AM PST by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If this isn’t enough to get “Billy-Bob” to put down his beer, hop out of his pick-up ang Go Vote next time, then I believe America will be history. Of course, voting only matters if it’s an honest election. Will any of these protesters be among those who Count the votes?


13 posted on 03/10/2011 6:42:06 AM PST by 2dollarbill
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Well there are options. We don’t want to turn a huge victory in to a reversal just because a bunch of hippie protesters don’t understand CIVILITY.

HVAC contractors often test duct systems with smoke...might be a good day to do that...I bet you’d see the place empty out in a matter of minutes.

It’s important to have tornado and fire drills, too - tis the season...

And there’s always the big speakers and Barney music.


14 posted on 03/10/2011 6:44:22 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
This is war

Then "bring it" Michael, you fat slob of a commie. Any one with half-a-brain can see through your socialist tirades and rants. You've been nothing more than a pariah and anti-constitutional slime whose hypocritical life embodies the far left who kiss your sorry A$$. IMO, they should arrest and convict any out-of-stater who decides to cause insurrection, along with your lame excuse for a life, in Wisconsin, over state rights matters.

15 posted on 03/10/2011 6:45:00 AM PST by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They really think signs and acting like barbarians is going to stop these guys?

It’s far to late for that.

Their poor example of dissent only hardens views.

The tea parties never engaged in this type of behavior and through passionate, yet lawful examples, swayed people to their side.


16 posted on 03/10/2011 6:45:17 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: oh8eleven
After watching the riot at the Capitol building last evening after the vote and the lack of any law enforcement here is my prediction for today. There will be violence and it won't be our side doing it. This is a mob not a peaceful protest. Watch last nights video and try to tell anyone that they are peaceful. They have their marching orders from the union goons with the full backing of the Commurats. I pray for the Republicans who have to vote in the Assembly.
17 posted on 03/10/2011 6:45:27 AM PST by animal172 (Does anyone even remember the USA of old?)
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To: yldstrk

The republicans are playing this perfectly in my opinion. The unions are slowly but surely destroying themselves. As the money starts to run out they’ll become cannibals.


18 posted on 03/10/2011 6:45:27 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Steely Tom

Be prepared for union violence, if not now, pretty soon -

as soon as they figure out that they’re going to lose everything they’ve gained through political thuggery,

they’ll resort to physical thuggery.

Not deep thinkers, these folks who depend on and feel entitled to your tax money.


19 posted on 03/10/2011 6:45:37 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
A crowd of 5,000 union protestors swarmed the state Capitol in Madison shattered windows and barricaded themselves inside amid calls for a “class war” after news got out that Senate Republicans had circumvented a Democratic blockade of a bill curbing state union power.

This is MOB rule, no different than the Vietnam war protests, civil unrest, and riots. The mobs were wrong then; they are wrong now. Social change via mob rule does not work on a lasting basis because it has no foundation. Martin Luther King got it right, but nothing since.

20 posted on 03/10/2011 6:45:55 AM PST by olezip
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To: cripplecreek

To defeat the left, expose the left,

and the best way to expose them
is to have them expose themselves...

well... you know what I mean.


21 posted on 03/10/2011 6:47:35 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: ThomasMore

Am I to assume you don’t like Michael Moore? /sar


22 posted on 03/10/2011 6:47:35 AM PST by animal172 (Does anyone even remember the USA of old?)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

The union leadership / socialists want want the Wisc NG out there...it gives them a May 4, 1970 Kent State opportunity which is the last thing Walker needs.
Take a look at the number of women there on the live feed. Imagine a 20 year old NG with riot shield standing over a prostrate crying protester...The MSM is just waiting in the weeds for this to happen. The big Republican bullies “stomping women and children.
Let the union thugs rip up the capital, makes better tv for our cause by showing everyone what this trash stands for.


23 posted on 03/10/2011 6:48:05 AM PST by BubbaJunebug
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To: bigbob
And there’s always the big speakers and Barney music.

Actually, if you were to play Limbaugh or Michael Savage they would cover their ears and run from the building screaming LALALALA! I can't hear you! LALALALALALA!

24 posted on 03/10/2011 6:48:18 AM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
A crowd of 5,000 union protestors swarmed the state Capitol...

If you check out the videos, it was young people, probably students at UW, that swarmed the building. However, got an email today from a friend in Wisconsin and it said union thugs from Chicago are on their way to Madison. Hoping cooler heads prevail, but don't hold out much hope for that!

25 posted on 03/10/2011 6:49:33 AM PST by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Cowman

Maybe some Barry Manilow......


26 posted on 03/10/2011 6:50:29 AM PST by animal172 (Does anyone even remember the USA of old?)
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To: MrB
and the best way to expose them is to have them expose themselves...

The leftist media seems to know this and is starting to get worried. I heard a comment on PMSNBC last night that suggested that the GOP was "provoking" violence from the left.
27 posted on 03/10/2011 6:51:26 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
If you have ANY doubt at all about how this is orchestrated and coordinated by the WH, DNC, and Union Bosses, look at the pre-printed signage to make it easily readable on the State Run Media.

This is NOT "Class Warfare"; it's whether We The People have had enough of this Progressive/Socialist/Communist/Liberal coup that has taken over this once-great Nation.

Lock 'n load, Patriots; it's coming.

28 posted on 03/10/2011 6:51:36 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: BubbaJunebug

Good point.


29 posted on 03/10/2011 6:52:03 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: olezip

Please post the quote from MLK.. was this MLK, Jr? The left took seeds from his peaceful pursuits and twisted them into terrible things. He was really quite brilliant.


30 posted on 03/10/2011 6:52:14 AM PST by momincombatboots (In a few months I will be Ore..Gone! Look out Crater Lake, here we come!)
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To: BubbaJunebug

Very good point. Bringing in the NG would be playing right into the hands of the Commies. Let them destroy the place then use the videos to show the country what it means to be a union member.


31 posted on 03/10/2011 6:53:21 AM PST by animal172 (Does anyone even remember the USA of old?)
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To: animal172
Maybe some Barry Manilow......

No, they would probably like that and Kenny G as well.

Charlie Daniels might get them going though.

32 posted on 03/10/2011 6:53:56 AM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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"This is a class war that has been leveled against the working people of this country"

Work sixty hours a week and you're not worker if you don't belong to a union. And that same person gets money taken away from them by force to support those same workers in a manner that he can't afford to keep his own family.

Commies are so funny with words.

33 posted on 03/10/2011 6:54:48 AM PST by Proud_texan (Scare people enough and they'll do anything.)
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To: Cowman

Good point - these commies would probably LOVE Barney music!


34 posted on 03/10/2011 6:55:02 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Cowman

I was thinking the Barry Manilow would put them to sleep. Then we could just cart them out and put them in a big pile in the parking lot. Hose them down with some disinfectant since most of them haven’t bathed in a year or so then send them home.


35 posted on 03/10/2011 6:56:23 AM PST by animal172 (Does anyone even remember the USA of old?)
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To: animal172

Maybe some Barry Manilow......
________________________________________

Naaahh. The left would love that crap. Try some Ted Nugent or Ray Stevens singing “If 10% Is Good Enough For Jesus.....”


36 posted on 03/10/2011 6:56:55 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: animal172

I was just trying to be civil and truthful. LOL


37 posted on 03/10/2011 6:57:03 AM PST by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Why in H_ll hasn't walker called in the National Guard to secure the building? This is certainly a situation that calls for.
38 posted on 03/10/2011 6:57:47 AM PST by apillar
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; zot

I wonder if they will wear red neckties or scarfs as members of the proletariat overthrowing the bourgeoise?


39 posted on 03/10/2011 6:57:47 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Steely Tom
Best idea would be to stay away, unless you’re going in order to take pictures.

Absolutely. There doesn't seem to be any need for us to be there whatsoever except to take pictures. Anything that could lead to confrontation would work against us. Let them be a-holes on their own. The people can see what's going on.

40 posted on 03/10/2011 6:59:03 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: apillar

Maybe he should call in the National Guard - and have them hand out shovels, so the RATs could dig themselves an even deeper hole.

When your enemy is self-destructing, don’t stop him.


41 posted on 03/10/2011 7:00:51 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It is very clear that the State Assembly is going to pass this. Be it today, tomorrow, next week sometime, from the Capitol or from some hotel conference room. No need to provoke a Kent State moment here. Just let America continue to tune in and see Union Bolshevism on parade each evening.


42 posted on 03/10/2011 7:05:10 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: momincombatboots

Martin Luther King, Jr., is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil rights in the United States and around the world, using nonviolent methods.

The mobs since have dropped the nonviolent methods and any reference to God’s role in our lives.


43 posted on 03/10/2011 7:05:57 AM PST by olezip
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To: apillar
Why in H_ll hasn't walker called in the National Guard to secure the building? This is certainly a situation that calls for.

I have been wondering if, in the interest of political theater, it would not be better to let the thugs trash the building, take lots of pictures and video of the damage, and then sue the AFLCIO, SEIU, AFSCME and the Democrat party because it was they who caused the damage.


We can use a show trial as much as they can.

44 posted on 03/10/2011 7:06:13 AM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: olezip

From his writings I have seen, he has been hijacked by the left. He was definitely Godly. I celebrate MLK Jr Day by reminding my kids his work has been twisted from his basic beliefs.


45 posted on 03/10/2011 7:08:32 AM PST by momincombatboots (In a few months I will be Ore..Gone! Look out Crater Lake, here we come!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
“This is war. This is a class war that has been leveled against the working people socialists of this country,” Moore told anchor Rachel Maddow.

Yep, it's war, all right. A minor correction has been made to describe the war of which you speak, Moore.

46 posted on 03/10/2011 7:09:04 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“A crowd of 5,000 union protestors swarmed the state Capitol in Madison shattered windows and barricaded themselves inside amid calls for a “class war”

Demand they leave the capitol immediately. If they don’t leave after a few days, turn off the heat, water and electricity. Prevent any deliveries of food. They will leave defeated and humiliated.


47 posted on 03/10/2011 7:11:44 AM PST by Hacklehead (Liberalism is the art of taking what works, breaking it, and then blaming conservatives.)
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To: bigbob
"O’Reilly blabbered on with his usual spiel without any breaking news during the portion I was able to stomach."

Well the reason for that is BOR's show is mostly prerecorded. Also I doubt if he likes his show preempted with breaking news because as we all know he does what he does "for the folks" and its more important than breaking news. (/sarc)

48 posted on 03/10/2011 7:13:16 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: laconic

Ya, I wondered what happened to civility after Tucson. Have they already forgotten the lessons of Tucson????

Michael Moore is a good liberal/radical, and he’s calling for war. He is using the violent metaphors we were all warned about. I call out Michael Moore.

But will anyone in the liberal MSM world call out Michael Moore on this? Doubtful.

I think the rule is, you are allowed to say and do anything if done in support of the liberal cause of the day. Only conservatives have to adhere to any standards of decorum or laws.


49 posted on 03/10/2011 7:26:26 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Interesting...Michael Moore is right. From the article:

“This is war. This is a class war that has been leveled against the working people of this country,” Moore told anchor Rachel Maddow.

I don't think he means it this way, but, yes, it is a class war leveled against the working people of this country. But the public sector unions aren't "the working people," and they are the ones doing the leveling of the warfare.
50 posted on 03/10/2011 7:28:36 AM PST by Jagermonster (They will not force us. They will stop degrading us. They will not control us. We will be victorious)
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