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Shelly Moore Caught Campaigning on Taxpayer Dime, RPW Requests Investigation (WI recall [D])
wisgop.org ^ | June 22, 2011 | katie.mccallum

Posted on 06/22/2011 2:55:20 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

[Madison] - The Republican Party of Wisconsin filed a verified complaint with the Government Accountability Board today against Shelly Moore for knowingly violating state law by using taxpayer funded resources for political activity. Moore, a public school teacher and WEAC union leader, is challenging incumbent candidate Sheila Harsdorf in the 10th senate district recall election.

Several overtly political emails were turned over to the Republican Party of Wisconsin following an open records request into Moore’s official Ellsworth School District email account. Moore explicitly states in one exchange: “We’re not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.”

The Wisconsin Public Purpose Doctrine prohibits the use of government resources for a non-public purpose such as campaign activity, and political candidates are prohibited from unlawfully accepting anything of value for campaign purposes.1

“Thumbing your nose at state law to build a political campaign is unacceptable, and this abuse of taxpayer funded resources deserves a full investigation by the Government Accountability Board,” said Stephan Thompson, Executive Director of the Republican Party of Wisconsin. “If she feels she is above the laws of this state, she certainly has no business having a hand in creating them.”

The email exchanges, which were sent between February and April of this year, reveal a frenzied effort on the part of Moore to organize the recall of her opponent, Senator Sheila Harsdorf. Moore discusses political activity and union-organized political events over email on several occasions, many of the exchanges occurring during official school hours. Moore also exchanges emails regarding her potential candidacy for the state senate.

In one email exchange, an unknown sender congratulates Moore on being chosen as “WEAC’s candidate of choice.”

“The emails reveal a clear picture of a highly-partisan union organizer seizing an opportunity to jump-start a political career, all while on the taxpayers' dime,” said Thompson. “True leaders aren’t inspired by anger, and they don’t excuse themselves from following the law.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: collapse; corruption; criminaldemocrats; debt; default; democratcorruption; democrats; education; electionfraud; elections; fraud; goonions; harsdorf; liberals; misappropriation; progressives; publicschools; shellymoore; taxes; teachers; unioncorruption; unions; weac; wisconsinrecall; wisconsinshowdown
The complaint (.pdf file): http://www.wisgop.org/sites/default/files/Moore_Verified_Complaint_and_Emails.pdf
1 posted on 06/22/2011 2:55:23 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck
Shelly Moore Caught Campaigning on Taxpayer Dime, RPW Requests Investigation (WI recall [D])

“We’re not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.”


I guess we'll soon be seeing a lot less of Moore.
2 posted on 06/22/2011 2:57:29 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Hunton Peck
All the publicity about this stiff and the moron doesn't have the sense to go online and create a gmail, yahoo or hotmail account for political purposes?

I guess she figures laws shouldn't apply to her because she's a DEMOCRAT.

3 posted on 06/22/2011 2:58:14 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: aruanan

“Too big to fail” means “too big to follow the rules.”


4 posted on 06/22/2011 2:59:19 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Hunton Peck
RPW Requests Investigation

WI HAS a Republican Party?

WOW!

5 posted on 06/22/2011 3:02:04 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President. How else could he beat Hillary?)
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To: Hunton Peck

In a fair world she would be fired and fined.

In this world she’ll get that most horrific of punishments, a sharply worded “Don’t get caught doing that again.”


6 posted on 06/22/2011 3:03:54 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: Hunton Peck
“We’re not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.”

I wonder if she would accept that kind of a complaint from one of her students...

7 posted on 06/22/2011 3:03:56 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Vigilanteman

She’s an educator. Therefore, too stupid to know how to create her own e-mail list. OR account.


8 posted on 06/22/2011 3:04:55 PM PDT by patriotsoul
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To: Hunton Peck

“We’re not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.”

Your party leader has been taking our rights away since he took office. Must be karma....


9 posted on 06/22/2011 3:05:04 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Hunton Peck
Lift the rock.

Watch 'em scurry!

10 posted on 06/22/2011 3:05:04 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Hunton Peck

“We’re not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.”

Your party leader has been taking our rights away since he took office. Must be karma....


11 posted on 06/22/2011 3:07:39 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: All
In case it wasn't clear from the post, Moore ain't just any Dem Party union school teacher; she's the Dems' candidate running to unseat the incumbent state senator in one of Wisconsin's recall elections.
12 posted on 06/22/2011 3:09:38 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Hunton Peck
since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.

The woman is too honest to have any hope of being elected to public office.

13 posted on 06/22/2011 3:14:16 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: aruanan

She certainly thinks like a lib thug or a jail bird. How she attempts to justify using the school email shows the contempt she has for rules. We do not need her kind in Gov.


14 posted on 06/22/2011 3:14:18 PM PDT by Lumper20 (state)
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To: Hunton Peck

The Ruling Class starts to flex its muscles.

It’s time you little people come to heel.


15 posted on 06/22/2011 3:15:13 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Hunton Peck

I don’t frankly care?...how does one frankly care? You would think an “educator” would be able to string the words “frankly, I don’t care” together in the correct order...


16 posted on 06/22/2011 3:16:23 PM PDT by Skip Ripley
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To: Skip Ripley
You would think an “educator” would be able to string the words “frankly, I don’t care” together in the correct order...

You might have thought that thirty or fourty years ago, but we're in a different place now.

17 posted on 06/22/2011 3:18:18 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

ping


18 posted on 06/22/2011 3:19:25 PM PDT by JPG (Hey, LSM, how are those emails workin' out for ya?)
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To: Hunton Peck

Dumb as a rock.


19 posted on 06/22/2011 3:20:42 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Hunton Peck

Sounds like the election is already won in that district.


20 posted on 06/22/2011 3:23:06 PM PDT by HarleyD
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To: Skip Ripley
"how does one frankly care?"

Like this?


21 posted on 06/22/2011 3:23:06 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Skip Ripley

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

22 posted on 06/22/2011 3:23:39 PM PDT by 50cal Smokepole (Effective gun control involves effective recoil management)
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To: Hunton Peck
Democrats are above the law. Criminal activity is all they know.
23 posted on 06/22/2011 3:26:30 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: patriotsoul

“She’s an educator.”

“Those that can, do! Those that can’t, teach!”

This is not universally true, as we have some wonderful teachers here on FR. But,,,, my lady friend works for the University of Akron, and tells me tales of the incredible stupidity of so many professors!


24 posted on 06/22/2011 3:33:21 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: aruanan

Another example of government corruption.


25 posted on 06/22/2011 3:47:23 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Hunton Peck
“We’re not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.”

It's alright. She's a democrat. That's just how they roll./SARC

26 posted on 06/22/2011 3:48:21 PM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: Hunton Peck
“We’re not supposed to use school email, but since all of our rights are being taken away, I don’t frankly care.”

Since she is a proud member of a victim class no rules, regs, or laws apply to her. Perfect definition of a moonbat liberal.
27 posted on 06/22/2011 4:00:36 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Obama makes me yearn for the good ol' days of Carter.)
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To: Vigilanteman

“I guess she figures laws shouldn’t apply to her because she’s a DEMOCRAT.”

You wouldnt know that by reading the article. No mention of her party. the word “republican” however is mentioned 3 times. Anyone speed reading the article would assume she is republican.


28 posted on 06/22/2011 4:37:37 PM PDT by Gettin Betta
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and higher education positively fortifies it.
Stephen Vizinczey, An Innocent Millionaire


29 posted on 06/22/2011 4:40:14 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Herman Cain is the man in 2012)
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To: Gettin Betta

While there may be a missed opportunity or two in this press release, it’d be hard to pin a charge of anti-Republican bias on the source, as the source is the Republican Party of Wisconsin. :-)


30 posted on 06/22/2011 5:04:53 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Hunton Peck
good catch. I didn't notice that. Missed opportunity indeed.....idiots!
31 posted on 06/23/2011 7:20:14 AM PDT by Gettin Betta
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