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Walker easily wins GOP primary in Wisconsin recall (2010 rematch)
Yahoo ^ | 5/08/12 | SCOTT BAUER

Posted on 05/09/2012 2:55:48 AM PDT by Libloather

Walker easily wins GOP primary in Wisconsin recall
By SCOTT BAUER | Associated Press – 8 hrs ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Whichever Democrat wins Tuesday's recall primary in Wisconsin will have only a short four weeks to make the closing argument that Republican Gov. Scott Walker should be booted from office after 16 contentious months on the job.

For Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, one of four Democrats in the running, a victory would set up a June 5 rematch of the 2010 race that Walker won by 5 percentage points. Walker easily defeated token opposition in the GOP primary Tuesday.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: primary; recall; walker; wisconsin
Go Walker!
1 posted on 05/09/2012 2:55:52 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

I don’t understand, why is there a GOP primary in a recall attempt of a sitting Republican Governor?


2 posted on 05/09/2012 3:12:40 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Because THAT’S the language/thought process that the enemy loves ... just convoluted enough to speak power to truth ... or something like that.


3 posted on 05/09/2012 3:34:05 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Libloather

This is not over. The unions will pull out all of the stops to win this one in June. They must do so or commit suicide. The unions must get back the power to levy dues from wages. It is their be all and end all.


4 posted on 05/09/2012 4:12:52 AM PDT by HChampagne
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To: Libloather

5 posted on 05/09/2012 4:14:01 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: HChampagne
The unions will pull out all of the stops to win this one in June.

The candidate that the unions supported with their millions LOST the primary by over 160,000 votes!
6 posted on 05/09/2012 4:16:08 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Libloather

Were i was the WIS. AFP i’d apply for a gumbinment grant money and use it to hire an army of poll watchers and the best detective agency money can buy to scour the landscape for stuffed ballot boxes .....out of town thugs are on the loose....just sayin’


7 posted on 05/09/2012 4:24:11 AM PDT by jimsin
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To: Red_Devil 232

“I don’t understand, why is there a GOP primary in a recall attempt of a sitting Republican Governor?”

Because there was a fake Republican running against Scott Walker. The RINO only got a little over 19,000 votes.


8 posted on 05/09/2012 4:37:01 AM PDT by DonkeyBonker
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To: DonkeyBonker

To Red Devil

“Because there was a fake Republican running against Scott Walker. The RINO only got a little over 19,000 votes.”

You might want to revise that read “The RINO only got 19,000 union votes”.


9 posted on 05/09/2012 4:48:14 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: HChampagne

The union is missing an employment opportunity. Hiring thugs to make state workers pay their dues.

Now they just need a loophole to make the state pay their wages.


10 posted on 05/09/2012 4:53:39 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Brown Deer

Weren’t there 5 or so candidates on the Democrat primary ballot? What was the total of all of the Democrat votes?


11 posted on 05/09/2012 4:55:15 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: HChampagne
"unions"

Barrett's win was a defeat for the unionist forces. Falk was their preferred candidate. The candidate, Barrett, who tried the most to avoid being linked to unionist policies won. That does not bode well for outside influences on the Dem side, as Falk got a lot of out of state union money.

12 posted on 05/09/2012 5:08:32 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2
Falk got a lot of out of state union money.

Yep... million$ pissed down the rathole! HA!!!

13 posted on 05/09/2012 5:43:42 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: listenhillary
What was the total of all of the Democrat votes?

My understanding is that Scott's total votes was GREATER THAN all the 'dems PLUS his "republican" challenger COMBINED.

14 posted on 05/09/2012 5:48:44 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: Brown Deer

Dear Wisconsin Voters,

Do you want all of the state of Wisconsin to look like and be run like Milwaukee?

Vote wisely.


15 posted on 05/09/2012 5:48:57 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: listenhillary

Ooops, let me re-state my claim in a “face-saving” way...

Scott got MORE votes that the top two ‘rat challengers COMBINED.

I based my quick comment on what I saw last eve with 30% of the precincts counted. Now with 100%, the statement to be correct needed some modification.


16 posted on 05/09/2012 5:52:27 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: listenhillary

http://www.wisconsinvote.org/election-results


17 posted on 05/09/2012 6:02:07 AM PDT by deport (.............God Bless Texas............)
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To: Libloather

OK, I’m from Missouri but we were in Wisconsin on SAT/SUN last and happened to see Barrett and Falk attack ads. Based on what I saw there, and subsequently read here, I have a question: Was it Falk’s ads that contained the plethora of Union acronyms presented as a scroll across the ad? I wasn’t sure. I’m gratified to learn that Barrett won in that case.

Also, in driving around the Muskego/New Berlin areas, my informal count on yard signs was probably 25:1 in support of Walker. I have no idea if this is typical statewide. Its likely the inverse in Milwaukee and the People’s Republic of Madison.


18 posted on 05/09/2012 6:08:45 AM PDT by OriginalChristian (The end of America, as founded, began when the first Career Politician was elected...)
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To: listenhillary

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2881523/posts?page=60#60


19 posted on 05/09/2012 6:13:50 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer; C210N; deport

If I add all of the votes for the Democrat candidates on the ballot, I come up with 596,089 vs 584,929 for Scott Walker.

Much too close when comparing voter turnouts. Republicans had better get their butts to the polls when the election happens. Taking Walker out would be a serious blow to reform as it might scare candidates that had serious intentions of reducing our government.

For some reason only 94 % of the precincts are reporting. I wonder what’s up with that? Last updated 9 hours ago?


20 posted on 05/09/2012 6:29:28 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary

And what is the RNC doing to help Walker?


21 posted on 05/09/2012 6:33:54 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Progov
Arthur L. Kohl-Riggs
DOB October 1988
108 E Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703
849 E Washington Ave Ste 2, Madison, WI 53703

03-19-2012, Disorderly Conduct: Dane County Case Number 2012FO000580
11-21-2011, Excessive Noise: Dane County Case Number 2011FO003851
06-01-2011, Disorderly Conduct: Dane County Case Number 2011FO001452
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22 posted on 05/09/2012 6:35:18 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: listenhillary

That is not what I posted! Scott Walker got over 626,000 votes.


23 posted on 05/09/2012 6:36:58 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

Save your anger. You’ll need it later.

Sorry.


24 posted on 05/09/2012 6:40:07 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary
Save your anger.

What anger?
25 posted on 05/09/2012 6:42:16 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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