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Walker Appearance Draws Hisses At MLK Event
channel3000 ^ | 17 Jan 2012 | AP story

Posted on 01/17/2012 11:07:21 AM PST by smokingfrog

MADISON, Wis. -- Protesters hissed and chanted "shame" at Gov. Scott Walker after he read a proclamation at the state's official Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday ceremony in the Capitol rotunda.

Walker spoke briefly at the event Monday afternoon that attracted hundreds of people and featured a gospel choir from Chicago, a youth choir from Madison and a keynote speech from University of Maryland law professor Sherrilyn Ifill.

She elicited loud applause during her comments when she said that King would not have approved of laws requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls. Walker signed a photo ID law last year.

Ifill also drew applause when she said King would have stood up for worker rights.

Walker has been targeted for recall after he took on public sector union rights.

The jeers lasted seconds, as the ceremony focused on King's life instead of current politics. A diverse audience gathered to listen to songs and speeches that honored King.

(Excerpt) Read more at channel3000.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: martinlutherking; scottwalker
Video at link.
1 posted on 01/17/2012 11:07:28 AM PST by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog
She elicited loud applause during her comments when she said that King would not have approved of laws requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls.

Possibly true. Depends on what advice he was getting on the issue from his Communist Party USA handlers. One more reason to admire Walker.

2 posted on 01/17/2012 11:12:08 AM PST by SamuraiScot
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To: smokingfrog

Must be the color of his skin.

It sure wasn’t the content of his character.

Go Walker!


3 posted on 01/17/2012 11:17:25 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: smokingfrog

Haters gonna hate (and hiss).


4 posted on 01/17/2012 11:18:24 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("Climate Change" my a.... All weather is local.)
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To: SamuraiScot

Liberals believe in re-creating the Soviet Union with unions, politicians and bureaucrats making the rules where they can take from the rich until the only people who eat are connected people and the black market thrives as the capitalistic parallel system.

Voting should only be for people paying taxes. Unions should not be allowed to represent Government workers. Borders need to be enforced, and anchor babies deported.

There are ways to fix it, but Wolf Blitzer, Joe Klein and Nancy Pelosi could lose power and influence.


5 posted on 01/17/2012 11:21:38 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: smokingfrog

Over 80% of polled voters support voter id laws. If the Republicans were smart they would get much louder about the Rats opposition to them and their real reason why.


6 posted on 01/17/2012 11:23:26 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: smokingfrog

Over 80% of polled voters support voter id laws. If the Republicans were smart they would get much louder about the Rats opposition to them and their real reason why.


7 posted on 01/17/2012 11:23:26 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: smokingfrog

Leftists love to twist the real message MLK put forth to suit their own twisted agenda.


8 posted on 01/17/2012 11:26:26 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: exit82

Well played!


9 posted on 01/17/2012 11:26:35 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% MORE sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: smokingfrog

Libworld:

Black crowd boo’s white guy - NOT RACIST!
White crowd boo’s black guy - OBVIOUSLY RACIST!!

I am SO SICK of this hypocrisy.


10 posted on 01/17/2012 11:37:46 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: SamuraiScot

Interesting. Can you imagine the outrage at the Obama administration when they require gov’t ID cards for National Healthcare? /s


11 posted on 01/17/2012 11:38:17 AM PST by Paco
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To: KansasGirl

“If the Republicans were smart ....”

Most of them, as a group, aren’t.


12 posted on 01/17/2012 11:40:29 AM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO.....!)
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To: smokingfrog

So low property taxes, no state worker layoffs, and a balanced state budget is RACIST!


13 posted on 01/17/2012 11:43:03 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Governor Walker is the most courageous politician in the USA (I know that’s a low bar, but he soars over it. The man does what’s right, and lets the chips fly. I wish he’d run for President.)


14 posted on 01/17/2012 11:48:26 AM PST by Argus
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To: smokingfrog

Bunch of idiots. Do they not see what he has done to help turn around the economy in Wisconsin? And do they not realize that unions require ID to vote? Blind morons.


15 posted on 01/17/2012 11:50:06 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: smokingfrog

He shouldn’t have wasted his time there.


16 posted on 01/17/2012 11:51:23 AM PST by jersey117 (Perry 2012)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Funny you mention that. How many Wisconsin state union employees do you think are black? How many union members, period, have historically been black? Methinks part of the point of unions is to keep the dark hordes from competing down the white man’s labor prices.


17 posted on 01/17/2012 12:03:06 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: smokingfrog

She is a cousin of PBS Obama-worshipping anchor Gwen Ifill and specializes in fighting “white supremacy.” Whoever invited her to be the keynote speaker obviously wanted to embarrass Gov. Walker as much as possible. Our-of-state speaker and out-of-state gospel choir—they don’t have anyone qualified in Wisconsin?


18 posted on 01/17/2012 12:06:39 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus
She is a cousin of PBS Obama-worshipping anchor Gwen Ifill

Well, isn't that special....

You would think that they could find some local talent. Of course, Wisconsin is 91% white, so maybe not.

19 posted on 01/17/2012 12:14:16 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> - - -)
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To: smokingfrog

She elicited loud applause during her comments when she said that King would not have approved of laws requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls.

I believe Mr King to have been an honest man.
I doubt he would approve of voter fraud....


20 posted on 01/17/2012 12:33:48 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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22 posted on 01/17/2012 1:48:59 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: smokingfrog

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican, affirmed by his niece, Dr. Alveda C. King

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZWXmoC5CYw


23 posted on 01/17/2012 2:52:11 PM PST by Principle Over Politics (Romney 2012 is McCain 2008. No more RINOs!)
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