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20 Days of Left-Wing Thuggery in Wisconsin: When Will Obama, Democrats, and MSM Call for Civility?
Big Government ^ | 3/18/2011 | John Nolte

Posted on 03/18/2011 7:33:03 AM PDT by Lakeshark

Below, you’ll find a compilation of 20 days worth of the death threats, vandalism, and intimidation practiced by pro-union thugs opposed to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. Wisconsin is my home state. I lived there until I was 27 years-old in 1993 and most of my family, including my parents still live there. For that reason and because the issue of education and teachers unions has been a passion of mine for going on two decades, I’ve been following this story very, very closely. My original intent was to compile all of this earlier in the week, but after reading Lee Stranahan’s superb editorial I decided to wait and see if that might have some effect on the national and local Wisconsin media in moving them towards giving the ongoing violence, intimidation, vandalism, and overall thuggery occurring at the hands of union activists and their supporters, the coverage it needs and deserves.

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It's very unsettling how little this is being reported by the MSM. Grandma asks a TEA party question at a town hall and is excoriated for the lack of civility, while union thugs give real threats of violence and are ignored. This is how the 2012 campaign will be fought by the media, are we ready for this yet?
1 posted on 03/18/2011 7:33:11 AM PDT by Lakeshark
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Your state has become ground zero, hang in there.


2 posted on 03/18/2011 7:34:02 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Lakeshark

You have to know that is EXACTLY why our forefathers gave us the Second Amendment.


3 posted on 03/18/2011 7:37:31 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: Lakeshark

Is there any functional difference between the “Main Stream Media” of the USA and the State-run Pravda publication of the old USSR?

Truly we have a hard left Media in the USA that rivals the Govt-run media of Socialist dictatorships.

A “Fairness Doctrine” is needed for the “Main Stream Media” requiring half the articles to be done by Conservatives.


4 posted on 03/18/2011 7:40:26 AM PDT by OldArmy52 (Obama & the "Dem Party" have proved America is ready for Fascism/Socialism.)
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To: Lakeshark
When Will Obama, Democrats, and MSM Call for Civility?

As soon as someone says anything about "targeting" the fleebaggers state senate seats.
5 posted on 03/18/2011 7:47:14 AM PDT by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Lakeshark

The left is never embarrassed by their hypocrisy,
because to them, it’s not hypocrisy when measured against their standard of
“anything to advance the cause of communism”.

We just need to make sure that the precious “independents” see this and are forced to confront the hypocrisy.


6 posted on 03/18/2011 7:52:14 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Lakeshark

*Grandma asks a TEA party question at a town hall and is excoriated for the lack of civility, while union thugs give real threats of violence and are ignored. This is how the 2012 campaign will be fought by the media, are we ready for this yet? *

The Republicans should run on a platform of building more jails for the Union hooligans we will have an even better chance of getting some Conservatives in office


7 posted on 03/18/2011 8:02:24 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: Lakeshark

The obungler WH, dims and the media consider their causes and peeps to be on the side of the angels, therefore no apologies or attitude adjustments are ever required.


8 posted on 03/18/2011 8:11:04 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: MrB

Yep, you wonder what happened to the lessons we were all supposed to have learned from Tucson?

Why has that idiot sheriff, who at the time of the Tucson shooting, decried how Arizona had become ground zero for intolerance, hatred, etc. — why has he not been laughed and ridiculed out of office???? Why haven’t all the MSM talking heads, who jumped on the bandwagon about the hatred and intolerance of conservatives, which allegedly provoked the shooting, been discredited?

Why are the liberals allowed to say and do anything, and when they are proven wrong about something, nobody is supposed to say anything?

Yet years later, people still remember Dan Quayle misspelling potato, and criticize Bush for spending 7 extra minutes in that classroom on Sept. 11th.


9 posted on 03/18/2011 8:19:13 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Lakeshark
Your state has become ground zero, hang in there.

On th eflip side, ground zero produces heros.

10 posted on 03/18/2011 8:26:19 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Overproduction, one of the top five worries of the American Farmer each and every year..)
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To: Lakeshark
20 Days of Left-Wing Thuggery in Wisconsin: When Will Obama, Democrats, and MSM Call for Civility?

Immediately!

See? They called for civility!!!

11 posted on 03/18/2011 8:36:49 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Tammy Bruce, yesterday, made a great point.
She’s a “defector” from the left,
and she says that they just assume no response from conservatives, because that’s what we do.

She also says they have no plan B for the times when we DO respond. Time to stop turning the other cheek and stand up to them. They won’t know how to handle it.


12 posted on 03/18/2011 8:52:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

“Tammy Bruce, yesterday, made a great point.
She’s a “defector” from the left,
and she says that they just assume no response from conservatives, because that’s what we do.

She also says they have no plan B for the times when we DO respond. Time to stop turning the other cheek and stand up to them. They won’t know how to handle it.”

—Great point. That needs to be kept in mind at all times.


13 posted on 03/18/2011 9:25:01 AM PDT by Qbert ("I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air" - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Lazamataz

Please advise if there are any YouTube videos, newspapers or other media in which such comments might be seen or read.

Thank you!


14 posted on 03/18/2011 9:56:02 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Dilbert San Diego

>>>Yep, you wonder what happened to the lessons we were all supposed to have learned from Tucson?

Why has that idiot sheriff, who at the time of the Tucson shooting, decried how Arizona had become ground zero for intolerance, hatred, etc. — why has he not been laughed and ridiculed out of office???? Why haven’t all the MSM talking heads, who jumped on the bandwagon about the hatred and intolerance of conservatives, which allegedly provoked the shooting, been discredited?

Why are the liberals allowed to say and do anything, and when they are proven wrong about something, nobody is supposed to say anything?

Yet years later, people still remember Dan Quayle misspelling potato, and criticize Bush for spending 7 extra minutes in that classroom on Sept. 11th.<<<

I often wonder the same thing, and I’ve come to the sad conclusion that the conservative side, for whatever reason, has decided to be polite and honorable, while the liberal side is willing to use any tactics available to advance their cause, without the slightest regard for morality or ethics.

The left fights dirty. We’re polite.

What I would love to see is the left get exactly what they shove out, with one caveat - be better than they are. In this regard, we need to adopt the tactics of King and Ghandi, while using the tools of the left. Produce films about Ted Kennedy and Chris Dodd making a waitress sandwich. Flood the nation with stand-up comics savaging the left and their pretense, with the razor-wit of George Carlin and the rudeness of Chris Rock. Silently surround the home of the president of Planned Parenthood, holding signs of aborted fetuses. Send people out to battle the View and the Today Show and any other live show hosted by liberals and get in their faces, slamming their positions, and doing it with humor and good cheer.

Most importantly, adopt the strategies of Alinsky without the ideology of Alinsky. Strategies are just that - ways to do things. There is no reason why conservatives can’t pick a target, freeze it, and polarize it. No reason we can’t use ridicule against our enemies.

Another thread would be to imitate Gramscii, again, without the ideology. Gramscii told the left to infiltrate institutions that deal with culture - the media, academia, government. He called it “the long march through the institutions.” His goal was to place socialists at all points up and down those institutions, and, eventually, move culture in that direction.

That’s what I’m doing right now. I’m an English teacher in a high school. My students are consistently informed about things like the Constitution, rule of law, and American exceptionalism - while actually teaching students grammar, spelling, and literature. Yes, yes, yes, you might argue that this is exactly what the left does, which is true, but please don’t expect me to sit by passively while some of my colleagues convince the young that their culture is so awful it needs to be replaced by the collective. The left doesn’t care about their indoctrination - they just do it. Being polite in response is suicidal. And if the School Board seeks to reprimand me for giving a copy of the Federalist Papers to a bright kid interested in politics - well, I have tenure. Go ahead.

We’re in a fight for the life of our country. It would be nice if other people acted like it.


15 posted on 03/18/2011 11:08:07 AM PDT by redpoll
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To: Lakeshark

As long as most people still get their news from the Big 3 outlets, the MSM bias, and the fact that Obama and the Dems seem to be on TV almost every 4 hours, the Dems have a good chance to con and scam voters once more in 2012. The voters who see Fox,the NET, CSPAN, and listen to TALK Radio, will not vote for Obama and the Dem socialists. Will it be enough? We shall see. The Left never gives up and our GOPers seem to be too wussy to fight back. Will they for the rest of 2011-12 , we shall see. I do not hold much hope so Obama could win and drive us into a Third World status; the end of free enterprise. Never in my life have I seen a worst Prez and I am 72.


16 posted on 03/18/2011 11:33:01 AM PDT by phillyfanatic
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To: OldArmy52

Exactly! The MSM is only the Propaganda Arm of the DNC.


17 posted on 03/18/2011 12:51:50 PM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: Lakeshark

They’re liberals.

They can do anything they want in Obamaland.

Thank you for the decades of voter apathy that led to this. :)


18 posted on 03/18/2011 1:31:13 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: OldArmy52
Truly we have a hard left Media in the USA that rivals the Govt-run media of Socialist dictatorships.

The New York Times has always been a Communist rag.

I recall how we laughed at the USSR's revision of history, after WW II, little did I know we had already been had. WW II interrupted the progressives temporarily, but they are certainly back in full view to any who want to see.

19 posted on 03/18/2011 2:18:53 PM PDT by itsahoot (Almost everything I post is Sarcastic, since I have no sense of humor about lying politicians.)
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To: Lakeshark

“20 Days of Left-Wing Thuggery in Wisconsin”

The new Democracy.


20 posted on 03/18/2011 2:31:47 PM PDT by ripley
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To: OldArmy52

Is it really any wonder why the media is pro union? I kept hearing from the “journalists” on Wisconsin Public Radio that Gov. Walkers repair bill effects them too. It appears that many members of the MSM are a member of the News Media Guild. In their words, A labor union dedicated to quality journalism through fair working conditions for the men and women who provide the news.


21 posted on 03/18/2011 2:37:54 PM PDT by bayoung18
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To: Lakeshark; Principle Over Politics; creeping death; LMAO; nina0113; Yooper4Life; ...
Wisconsin Politics Ping List Ping!
22 posted on 03/18/2011 4:02:16 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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