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Why Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Will Win Big on Tuesday
Townhall ^ | 06/04/2012 | Wayne Allyn Root

Posted on 06/04/2012 2:15:26 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Unions will lose big and GOP Governor Scott Walker will win big this Tuesday in Wisconsin. Here’s why.

Government employee unions are a real threat to national security, far worse than the unproven fraud called global warming. Government employee pensions threaten our children’s future. They will destroy the American Dream and wipe away our quality of life. America is doomed to follow Europe off the cliff, if we don’t dramatically reform public pensions…today.

Here in my hometown of Las Vegas, we have some of the most clueless, delusional union members in the country. A recent Letter to the Editor to the Las Vegas Review Journal sums up the reason why unions will lose big on Tuesday in Wisconsin. The letter writer decided to comment on all the letters attacking unions in recent days- including complaints about their bloated salaries and obscene pensions.

This letter, from a Las Vegas Teachers Union member, hits a new level for clueless and delusional. Let me paraphrase. He said, “For those who don’t understand why we are making so much more money than you – it’s simple. We’re unionized and you’re not. Those of us that work for government make so much more than you because we were smart enough to join unions. Only 6% of you in the private sector belong to unions. You’re all fools. Instead of attacking us for our bloated salaries and insanely high pensions…you should be joining a union and getting the same bloated salaries and insanely high pensions. So stop trying to tear us down. Instead, get the same deal for yourselves.”

You want to know why private sector taxpayers are angry? Why we won’t take it anymore? Why Governor Walker will win big on Tuesday? This letter is Exhibit A. This one teacher’s union member showed why unions are a disaster for the economy, taxpayers, and the America we love. He just killed the goose that laid the golden egg. Say goodbye to that pampered privileged class life you’ve been living, by sucking off the rest of us like a leech. As Donald Trump would say,“You’re fired.”

Can you imagine being this delusional, ignorant, and clueless? Even if you think this way (and I have to believe many government union employees do), to say it publicly makes you a moron. A moron who believes that money grows on trees, there are endless trees, and pigs fly. But pigs also go to slaughter.

The cold, hard truth is that America is bankrupt, broke, and insolvent. Just like Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Ireland, Belgium, France…and soon add UK to the list. Europe is facing an economic Armageddon that will go down in history as “the Big One.” Why? Because they have too many government employees, let them retire too early, give them bloated pensions for more years than the employee actually worked, and of course they all get free healthcare for life. Unions killed the EU. It’s all over for them. The question is can America still be saved?

In Las Vegas as firefighters reach retirement they are making just under $200,000 per year. In Orange County, California lifeguards are making over $200,000. Bart employees in San Francisco average over $100,000. Education administrators throughout the state of California are retiring on over $200,000 per year. In NY the Port Authority cops average $100,000. Toll takers are retiring on six figure pensions. In Illinois, there are dozens of retired government employees and union bosses sucking $400,000 per year from taxpayers. In Wisconsin the bus drivers are making $100,000. It’s happening all over the country: “Government Gone Wild.”

Stop worrying about a few CEO’s, Wall Street titans, and bankers who receive $100 million compensation packages. First, those high fliers are few and far between. Second, you’re being purposely distracted by the union bosses and their friends in the liberal media. Those CEO's are in the private sector. What they make doesn’t cost you one cent. Taxpayers don’t pay for private sector salaries. Their compensation is a problem only for shareholders, not you. But the bill for 21 million government employees, many making $100,000 (or far more) in retirement, adds up to far more than a few $100 million CEO's. And the bill goes directly to you- the taxpayer and onto the backs of our children and grandchildren.

The unfunded liability for federal employees is now over $5 trillion. Unfunded Postal Service pensions are $2 trillion. It’s almost as bad at the State and local level with unfunded liability of $2 to $3 trillion. One state- California- has an unfunded liability of at least half a trillion dollars (and growing). It’s all madness. It’s unthinkable. It is so big it will drown us all. In case you don’t know what I’m talking about, an unfunded liability is something politicians promised to retiring government employees, but with no money set aside to pay it.

A typical government employee receiving $100,000 per year, retiring at age 50 has, for all intents and purposes, been promised around $4 million dollars if he lives to 90. That’s before cost of living increases and, of course, free healthcare. Add it up. One employee is getting somewhere around $6 million as a golden parachute. One educator. One fireman. One toll taker. One lifeguard. How many of you taxpayers have a $6 Million retirement fund?

Are you angry yet? When clowns like the Vegas teacher, who wrote that letter to the editor, start telling us that money grows on trees and pigs fly, you’d better get mad…very mad...and let them know your hard earned taxpayer dollars did not grow on trees...and that it doesn't ever end well for pigs.

Now you know why Scott Walker will win big in Wisconsin on Tuesday.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: recall; scottwalker; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown

1 posted on 06/04/2012 2:15:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Hope so.

However, we must remember that “they” have Holder and his House O’Failed Lawyers in the Just Us Depravement.

Voter ID?

We don’t need no stinkin’ voter ID.

Hey, cracker, let that dead body into that voting booth.


2 posted on 06/04/2012 2:18:13 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: SeekAndFind; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; ...

WI Recall Ping!!

One day to go!!


3 posted on 06/04/2012 2:18:58 PM PDT by MNlurker
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To: MNlurker

Between Holder and the Absentee Votes...Im not going to cheer until all the numbers come out! I put NOTHING past the corrupt Holder and the union thugs, and the Black Panther punks!


4 posted on 06/04/2012 2:22:35 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: SeekAndFind

I hope he wins big, if nothing else but to shut the pie holes of all the liberals with their Pruis and Subaru sticker laden vehicles who are always in your face. The angry Blue Fisters.


5 posted on 06/04/2012 2:37:13 PM PDT by Obadiah (2008: Hope & Change -- 2012: Fear & Destruction)
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To: SeekAndFind

I hope that the Wisconsin vote is a resounding win for Walker and a kick in the nuts for the thugs of uniondom


6 posted on 06/04/2012 2:39:05 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: SeekAndFind

I hope this is right but frankly I am VERY WORRIED about this election.

Harry Reid was behind by from 1 to 3 points just before the 2010 election, where the union “get-out-the-vote” effort was probably comparable to this one. He ended up winning by 6 points!

Walker is, on average, about 6 points ahead. this could be close.

If anyone on this bulletin board can help tomorrow please do so. And if anyone has concrete suggestions for where to help please post it!.


7 posted on 06/04/2012 2:39:44 PM PDT by edwinland
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To: SeekAndFind
The letter to the Editor of the Las Vegas Review Journal that Mr. Root quotes in his excellent article smacks of sarcasm and could have been written by someone sick and tired of unionized public-sector employees making enormous salaries, having total job security and then collecting bloated pensions with gold-plated health care benefits that taxpayers fund with their hard earned money.

In any event, I agree with Wayne Root that the public is waking up and realizing that these 'public service' employee unions and their insane salaries, benefits and pensions are killing us, financially. That being the case, I also believe that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will win the recall election, decisively, despite the vote fraud that will be accomplished with the help of Eric Holder's DOJ.

I can't wait to see how the leftmedia will spin that. Probably by screaming about voter 'improprieties' and demanding an investigation. However, if Walker has a big enough margin of victory, that phony claim won't fly. Let's hope that happens.

8 posted on 06/04/2012 2:40:35 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: SeekAndFind

The unions are making so much noise that they will wake the dead, which is their intention.


9 posted on 06/04/2012 2:44:43 PM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: SeekAndFind

I live in Michigan and today I got an email request from my union, the MEA, requesting that we make GOTV calls on behalf of the unions in Wisconsin to recall Gov. Walker.
PATHETIC!


10 posted on 06/04/2012 2:53:19 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: SeekAndFind

Many of the Vegas hotels make it very plain that all union members need to vote. They extend “lunch breaks” and bus the workers to the polls. The pressure applied by the union bosses is relentless and intimidating. A large numbers of these workers are apolitical but fear retaliation. Obama and Reid have benefited greatly by this coercion and Nevada may decide the 270th electoral vote.


11 posted on 06/04/2012 2:57:47 PM PDT by Kahuna
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To: SeekAndFind

Please, Wisconsin,restore my faith in America’s voters.
If not, no more orders for Seroogys chocolates!!


12 posted on 06/04/2012 3:09:10 PM PDT by FES0844
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t just want a victory. I want this to be 55-45 or “worse.” I want a demoralization. Waterloo.


13 posted on 06/04/2012 3:10:03 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: SeekAndFind

WI public union members now have a choice to pay or not pay union dues, and about 40% are deciding that those funds belong in their own bank accounts. I can’t see them voting for the rat and in effect saying they’d rather go back to the old ways where the funds were automatically taken and they had no say in the matter.


14 posted on 06/04/2012 3:23:34 PM PDT by JPG (Don't just talk about it, make it happen.)
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To: pogo101

In Scott Walkers presumed victory speech he better take advantage of the moment. By that he I mean should take a shot or 2 the man in the White House. He should inform the voters that the unions should be ashamed of themselves for not waiting until November to express their displeasure.


15 posted on 06/04/2012 3:29:11 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m still delivering Walker/Kleefisch doorhangers yet tonight. I don’t trust any polls and want to have a clear conscience tomorrow that I have done everything I could to fight the good fight.


16 posted on 06/04/2012 3:32:55 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (Let's not count our chickens until they hatch-June 5th outcome is crucial for WI)
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To: SeekAndFind

Simple solution.

Tax it all back.


17 posted on 06/04/2012 3:36:53 PM PDT by ROTB (FReepmail me if you want to join a team seeking the LORD for a Christian revival now in the USA.)
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To: Wisconsinlady
I’m still delivering Walker/Kleefisch doorhangers yet tonight. I don’t trust any polls and want to have a clear conscience tomorrow that I have done everything I could to fight the good fight.

Great job! I am from MN but go back to WI every weekend to help care for my elderly (95 yr old) father. I just contributed another $25 to Scott Walker. It's never too late to work - call - handouts - contribute. I pray that God will intervene in this spiritual battle and decisively defeat the satanic, demonic demoRATS & unions.

18 posted on 06/04/2012 3:41:39 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Wisconsinlady

I want to listen to a good local Wisconsin conservative radio station tomorrow. Which streams live and which do you recommend? I appreciate this. Go Walker!


19 posted on 06/04/2012 4:00:09 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: rcrngroup

You’re a real “on the ground boots kind of foot soldier”

Thank you for your service to our Country!


20 posted on 06/04/2012 4:23:59 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: SeekAndFind

From Wayne Allen Root’s lips to God’s ears...


21 posted on 06/04/2012 5:39:42 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Wisconsinlady

God bless you. You are earning your place in Heaven.


22 posted on 06/04/2012 5:43:29 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: FES0844

Please, Wisconsin,restore my faith in America’s voters.
If not, no more orders for Seroogys chocolates!!
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

And I will buy NO MORE Miller Beer products. No Miller, No Miller Light, No Miller High Life, No Milwaukee’s Best..... And, I’m not kidding; I’m serious. Miller Beer is one of the biggest industries in Wisconsin. I hope there is a national boycott by Conservatives of Wisconsin products if they kick Scott Walker out of Office.


23 posted on 06/04/2012 6:20:56 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: edwinland

If Scott Walker loses, just turn the lights out because we are finished. BUT I DO NOT Think he will lose....too many GREAT people in the State of Wisconsin!


24 posted on 06/04/2012 6:43:34 PM PDT by Shady (The undeniable truth of the Obama Administration...The numbers do not lie.)
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s not a union problem without qualification!

It’s a “public employee” union against taxpayer problem

The public sector has 20,450,000 workers and unions represent 37.0%.

The private sector has 104,737,000 workers, all taxpayers, and unions represent 6.9%.

It’s not a “private employee” union against business owners’ problem.

Source http://www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.t03.htm

Please don’t let someone else frame the issue any differently!


25 posted on 06/04/2012 7:11:57 PM PDT by jody2
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To: FES0844

“Please, Wisconsin,restore my faith in America’s voters.
If not, no more orders for Seroogys chocolates!!”

LOl. I know! They are the best. I go to Green Bay to get mine. No more if Green Bay goes against Walker (which they probably will).


26 posted on 06/04/2012 8:18:32 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (Let's not count our chickens until they hatch-June 5th outcome is crucial for WI)
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To: FES0844

“Please, Wisconsin,restore my faith in America’s voters.
If not, no more orders for Seroogys chocolates!!”

LOl. I know! They are the best. I go to Green Bay to get mine. No more if Green Bay goes against Walker (which they probably will).


27 posted on 06/04/2012 8:18:41 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (Let's not count our chickens until they hatch-June 5th outcome is crucial for WI)
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To: lulu16

Best local radio station for tomorrow and anytime in WI:

http://www.newstalk1130.com/main.html

Jay Walker in a.m. til 10:00, Vicky McKenna from 10 until noon (our own conservative radio rock star), noon to 3 p.m. is Rush Limbaugh, and 3p.m. to 6 p.m. is Mark Belling. Sean Hannity will take over at 6 p.m.unless they decide to keep it local.


28 posted on 06/04/2012 8:24:39 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (Still time to call your WI friends &GOTV for Walker and Kleefisch vote on June 5th)
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To: lulu16
Charlie Sykes from 08:30 to noon, and Jeff Wagner from noon to 15:00 (CDT):

www.620wtmj.com

From 15:00 to 18:00, Mark Belling:

www.newstalk1130.com

29 posted on 06/04/2012 8:29:37 PM PDT by brewcrew (Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid. --John Wayne)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Ditto that! Everyone talk to 3 cheeseheads that you’re not sure about and if you feel them they can discern between individual liberty and Orwellian totolitarianism get them to the polls.

Bellings’ great. But he seems to tune it down a bit when hosting for Rush. I wish he’d have a classic firebrand rant nationally.

(Didn’t sleep from 1 to 4 last night due to these ****, I mean fellow citizens.)


30 posted on 06/05/2012 6:28:17 AM PDT by PfromHoGro (RINOs give Rhino a bad name, & Oil = Recycled Solar Power)
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To: SeekAndFind
I read just yesterday that nearly half of WI's AFSCME members have opted out of the union and are no longer allowing AFSCME to withhold union dues from their paychecks.

Does anyone think these same folks are going to vote for Barrett? I don't think they will. Add to that the fact that one third of state teachers also opted out of the teachers union and no longer allow the WI state teachers union to withhold union dues from their paychecks either.

My prediction: Walker by 9 points.

31 posted on 06/05/2012 6:33:54 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Wisconsinlady

Thank you, thank you, Wisconsin voters for restoring my faith!
Happily, now I will celebrate by ordering from Seroogys!


32 posted on 06/06/2012 4:53:27 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: Wisconsinlady; brewcrew
Thank-you so much. I listened to your radio stations all yesterday and this morning. I felt I got great insight into your wonderful trial and eventual victory.
Wisconsin and Scott Walker lead the way.
33 posted on 06/06/2012 5:20:37 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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