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Beyond Wisconsin
Via Email ^ | Wed 6/6/2012 6:48 AM | Richard L. Trumka, AFL-CIO

Posted on 06/06/2012 12:23:51 PM PDT by SubMareener

Dear XXXX,

A year and a half ago, Gov. Scott Walker and his friends in the Senate forced through an extremist anti-worker agenda that divided the state. Last night, Wisconsin took back its Senate. While Gov. Walker remains in office after being only the third governor in American history subjected to the humiliation of a recall, his divisive agenda has been stopped cold.

Though Walker was shielded with a flood of secret corporate cash, Wisconsin made its voice heard. While we came closer to recalling Walker than many expected, we ended up coming just short.

The work we did together was about much more than just this one election.

We laid the groundwork for a powerful movement to push back against Walker-style anti-working family policies everywhere. The energy and momentum in Wisconsin have inspired working people from all walks of life to stand together in solidarity in unprecedented ways.

We cannot stop now. Click here to sign our solidarity pledge to commit to building on the momentum working people created in Wisconsin and beyond to protect good jobs, working families and workplace rights.

Wisconsin is a small piece of a broader global movement of people pushing back on the corporate-driven policies that have favored the super-rich at the expense of good jobs, education and the health of our communities.

And we are winning. We’ve seen it in Tunisia, Yemen and other countries where the Arab Spring has taken hold; in Greece and France, where voters rejected the failed, Draconian policies of austerity; and here in the United States, where members of the Occupy movement continue to shine a much-needed light on Wall Street greed and ballooning economic inequality.

Working people are making history every day through their courage and resolve to work together for a better world. For you, it may have begun with Wisconsin, but it should not stop there.

Click here to sign our pledge of solidarity to say you will continue to stand with other working people to protect good jobs, working families and workplace rights.

Thank you for everything you have done and will continue to do for working families.

In Solidarity,

Richard Trumka President, AFL-CIO

P.S. Want to be the first to hear about our exciting new campaigns planned for the summer? Sign our solidarity pledge now so you can be one of the first to receive updates.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aflcio; trumka; walker; wisconsinshowdown
In case you needed any other evidence that there are Traitors in our midst! We must continue to defeat these folks at the ballot box, or surely we will have to do it the harder way.
1 posted on 06/06/2012 12:24:05 PM PDT by SubMareener
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To: SubMareener

“Last night, Wisconsin took back its Senate.”

And if the average union cheesehead is as dumb as they were yesterday, they will throw money at the screen as if a Senate that isnt even in session will be able to do anything!


2 posted on 06/06/2012 12:28:21 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm STILL supporting Newt.)
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To: SubMareener

Frankly? This country, the real-tax payers and workers with traditional American values, will have to turn out in force - enough for a 6-10% victory that will offset the 3-5% cheat Obama is looking to accomplish. 3-5% is what they’re aiming for. It’s all they can afford and it’s all they can afford to hold together the lies enough until November. They’ve solidly got 43-45% - solid, ever since Clinton. They’re fighting in Florida on ID crap because they know if they can’t cheat with illegal Mexicans, criminals and Snowbirds voting twice, they’ll lose.

We have to turn out all the voters we can to get above the cheat.


3 posted on 06/06/2012 12:29:00 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: VanDeKoik

I’ll bet we don’t see any Republican Tweeters calling for this person’s assassination, do we? Of course not, we’re not Democrats.


4 posted on 06/06/2012 12:30:44 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SubMareener

this Trumka guy sounds like a real !@#$%^&.


5 posted on 06/06/2012 12:34:14 PM PDT by lesko
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To: SubMareener

‘working families’ need Trumka’s ‘solidarity’ like they need four dollar gas.


6 posted on 06/06/2012 12:34:23 PM PDT by dogcaller
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To: SubMareener

‘working families’ need Trumka’s ‘solidarity’ like they need four dollar gas.


7 posted on 06/06/2012 12:34:32 PM PDT by dogcaller
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To: SubMareener

Trumka is an outright traitor and commie. It is time to revive the House Committee for Un-American Activities again.


8 posted on 06/06/2012 12:35:04 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: DarthVader

Or as the Libs would say, Senator McCarthy’s House Committee for Un-American Activities.


9 posted on 06/06/2012 12:37:35 PM PDT by kevao
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To: lesko

“And we are winning. We’ve seen it in Tunisia, Yemen and other countries where the Arab Spring has taken hold; in Greece and France, where voters rejected the failed, Draconian policies of austerity; and here in the United States, where members of the Occupy movement continue to shine a much-needed light on Wall Street greed and ballooning economic inequality.”

Trumka thus admits he is a commie/tyranny supporter.

No surprise to any FReeper, though.


10 posted on 06/06/2012 12:37:35 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: VanDeKoik
“Last night, Wisconsin took back its Senate.”

......like you said they're not in session and up for reelection in November.

....but what else can Trumpka talk about, he's bleeding members faster than a gutted pig.

11 posted on 06/06/2012 12:38:02 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: SubMareener
And we are winning. We’ve seen it in Tunisia, Yemen and other countries where the Arab Spring has taken hold; in Greece and France,...

So which one of those countries is Dinosaur Dick from? He definitely isn't an American. Especially after he bragged about driving ObamaCare down the throats of Americans. Sorry Dick but you may want to update your resume.

12 posted on 06/06/2012 12:39:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: SubMareener
Trumpka talking about the Arab Spring, what he's not telling you is that the unions from the United States are the ones who are in the Middle East promoting the Arab Spring right down to the new name of the party in Egypt. “The Peace and Justice Party” of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Something else Americans should be aware of is the Secretary of State Doug Follette, in Wisconsin is a far, far left lib who got into office with the help of George Soros’ SOS (Save Our State Project). The idea is to get left wing people elected as Secretaries of State so when the election is close, the Secretary of state makes surt the left is certified the winner.

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=5472

http://search.yahoo.com/r/_ylt=A0oGdU34sc9PHw4ARh3BGOd_;_ylu=X3oDMTE0aGlhdHBvBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkA1RBQjAwMV83MQ—/SIG=12ksvs3fp/EXP=1339040376/**http%3a//spectator.org/archives/2009/12/04/soros-eyes-secretaries/

13 posted on 06/06/2012 12:45:15 PM PDT by BMC1 (OBAMA IS A THUG RUNNING A GANGSTER GOVERNMENT)
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To: Gaffer
They’ve solidly got 43-45% - solid, ever since Clinton.

The core 20-30% are hopeless. We have to keep working on the 10-15% who just haven't been educated in conservative principles, basic American History and the reasons why America is the greatest country in human history. They need to see that destroying it is not their goal.

Education is the key. Go internet!

14 posted on 06/06/2012 12:47:34 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: SubMareener

I wonder where they are coming up with this spin that they were outspent. Nobody outspends the unions.


15 posted on 06/06/2012 12:48:06 PM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: SubMareener

Richard Trumka, just another Dick.


16 posted on 06/06/2012 12:48:35 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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To: SubMareener
...sign our solidarity pledge to commit to building on the momentum working people created in Wisconsin.


17 posted on 06/06/2012 1:03:07 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: SubMareener

Geez. What a liar!


18 posted on 06/06/2012 1:04:27 PM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: SubMareener

This letter makes me feel like he was standing next to the Emperor in Star Wars 6....why? Well I just want to respond “ohhh I can feel your anger...the HATE is swelling in you now!”


19 posted on 06/06/2012 1:10:02 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: SubMareener

Trumka is blowing smoke, as usual. The WI Senate will not meet again until next year, after the Nov. election. The GOP should pick up a seat or two in Nov., canceling this Democrat “victory.” It ought to pull out all the stops and “get ‘er done” to capitalize on last night’s epic victory.


20 posted on 06/06/2012 1:13:45 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: SubMareener

Michigan. A little national attention could go a long way toward stiffening the jello spines in Lansing. We made sizable gains despite RINO foot dragging but that could change with a little tea party help.

http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/pubs/mcc/


21 posted on 06/06/2012 1:16:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: VanDeKoik
Walker remains in office after being only the third governor in American history subjected to the humiliation of a recall

Unlike the unions, who spent their members' money like water and were humiliated with a resounding defeat.

22 posted on 06/06/2012 1:30:46 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: SubMareener

that’s actually the most delusional thing I’ve read in a long time


23 posted on 06/06/2012 2:23:08 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SubMareener

Sounds like Baghdad Bob! Sure, Walker and his supporters will drown in a sea of their own blood . . .
If you say so.

Will the last one to leave the AFL-CIO turn off the lights please?


24 posted on 06/06/2012 2:43:15 PM PDT by zagger
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To: SubMareener

Trunka is a dickless idiot.


25 posted on 06/06/2012 2:49:02 PM PDT by Big Mack (I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain to eat VEGETABLES!)
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To: SubMareener
While we came closer to recalling Walker than many expected, we ended up coming just short.

12% WIN IS "JUST SHORT"?

What a dolt.

26 posted on 06/06/2012 2:59:11 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: SubMareener

As a former resident of Michigan, I’m very familiar with union pigs like fatso Trumka.

Trumka is a fat slob who runs to the nearest bar to make certain he has dibs on a barstool. He will sit there all day, chugging beers and shots, until momma comes around to drive him home to reintroduce him to his orphaned kids.

He has a big, fat mouth and can’t fight for shit. Ask him to step outside to duke it out, and he’ll cry like a baby. The one word of warning is to never turn your back on these fascists. They are cowards and will attack when you’re not looking.


27 posted on 06/06/2012 5:03:39 PM PDT by sergeantdave (Public unions exist to protect the unions from the public)
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