Skip to comments.Wisconsin GOP Abandons Penalties on Missing Dem Senators
Posted on 03/16/2011 7:04:24 AM PDT by Puppage
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin's Democratic state senators will have votes they cast in committee counted and other penalties imposed against them will be rescinded after they returned to the state on Saturday.
Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Tuesday that assurances he received from Democrats that they will participate in future Senate sessions and votes allowed him to rescind finding the Democrats in contempt.
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I knew this would happen the very moment I heard of the penalties. If it had been vice versa, you can bet Dems would have followed through.
When you don’t discipline a VERY NAUGHTY CHILD, what happens?
They UP the bad behavior because they KNOW there are NO CONSEQUENCES.
The GOP needs to GROW UP TOO!
Naughty undisplined little kids AWAYS “prmise” to be good but have NO INCENTIVE to be good because there are NO CONSEQUENCES. Extracting money from a Demoncrat would be like hangning them fromtheir findgernails. They are only good at spending YOUR money and excusing themselves from paying any of their money.
Time to take up voter ID and get rid of allowing Registration on election day.
Odds are good the Republicans will need to do the same thing someday.
This seems to be a problem with republicans, even the ones we sent to Washington. Just heard Jed Babbin on a local radio show here in Indy saying the GOP is not in charge. The word is that the dems are still running things.
I don’t know what is wrong with the republicans, but they are going to find themselves being challenged with 3rd party candidates if they fail to lead.
No, the time was when the Dems were AWOL. If they wouldn't do it then, they won't do it now.
But at that time the dems would penalize them, this is not lets play fair. this is saving our country, or should be..
We need a reality medical show that lets us see the surgical procedure to remove the spine of politicians. It must happen immediately after they are sworn in.
“Welcome to the political party...there’s just one more stop before you are seated. It won’t take long. A simply procedure to completely remove your spine.”
Penalties would have seemed liked overkill to many indie voters.
The Dems are currently hanging themselves in WI...they don't need help from the GOP.
we need a shock and awe on WI.
"assurances from democrats" have the value of dogsh*t in my book.
Big mistake. The unions would have paid the fines anyways. Deplete their coffers a bit and make this count. They will continue to act like little children and run away when things get tough.
I know the guys who paid for that sign thought of both Democrats and Republicans as being somewhat short of being patriotic.
Many flowers shall bloom eh!
Did you catch my post elsewhere on the experiences of Oliver P. Morton, Civil War Governor, and the need for Republicans to escape to Madison Indiana to avoid being murdered by the Democrats who ran the legislature?
Bet you didn't.
All is not as it seems, and Indiana has a history of quite vigorous, violent even, political debate and conflict.
“Wisconsin GOP Abandons Penalties on Missing Dem Senators”
Notice to Republicans: DO NOT try THIS stuff, yourself!!!
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