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Democratic leader consoles Wisconsin party after recall (Wasserman sheds tears. REGROUP!)
Yahoo ^ | 6/10/12 | Brendan O'Brien

Posted on 06/09/2012 8:17:10 PM PDT by Libloather

Democratic leader consoles Wisconsin party after recall
By Brendan O'Brien | Reuters – 9 hours ago

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz rallied Wisconsin Democrats holding their state convention this weekend, urging them to regroup after a failed attempt to recall the state's Republican governor.

Wasserman Schultz said Wisconsin Democrats had been up against "nothing short of an avalanche of secret, out of state, and corporate special interest money" in their bid to unseat Governor Scott Walker, who enjoyed a 7-to-1 financial advantage over his challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: elections; recall; wasserman; wisconsin
Republicans called Wasserman Schultz's remarks "damage control."

What saves that hair?


1 posted on 06/09/2012 8:17:27 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
In this corner: an avalanche of secret, out of state, and corporate special interest money...

vs unlimited hordes of Marxist-Union thugs bearing millions in cash stolen from union rank and file.

2 posted on 06/09/2012 8:35:56 PM PDT by Rudder
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To: Libloather

Ummmm....Debbie is the National DNC Chair. She holds the purse strings. If she’s bitching they outspent them, it’s directly her fault.

And when you look at what the unions, and outside democrat special interest groups, and the free press the media has given them for 16 months, the spending lines up pretty much even.


3 posted on 06/09/2012 8:39:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Libloather

Communist pigs are such hypocrites. Those freaks were bussing in idiots from all over the country to protest Walker, they got a crapload of money too from far left loons. I love watching Commies cry, its SO much fun!


4 posted on 06/09/2012 8:43:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Libloather

The Wisconsin Demoncratic Convention onsored by Kleenex...oh wait, Kimberly Clark is gone eh?


5 posted on 06/09/2012 8:44:05 PM PDT by Shady (The undeniable truth of the Obama Administration...The numbers do not lie.)
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To: Libloather

I understand you put up a front talking meme about the outspent 7-to-1 to the public. But why do you have to lie to your own people?

I would be very worried if I participated in the WI Dem convention. It is not as if they wouldn’t know the ‘true story’, they were there.


6 posted on 06/09/2012 8:52:44 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Libloather

“Those (expletive) voters just can’t be trusted even we gave them a second chance to get it right. That’s why we should never leave important elections up to them. Too many of them don’t understand what’s best for them.”


7 posted on 06/09/2012 8:55:38 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Libloather

Why are liberal woman so ugly ?


8 posted on 06/09/2012 8:59:40 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: Libloather
Wasserman Schultz said Wisconsin Democrats had been up against "nothing short of an avalanche of secret, out of state, and corporate special interest money" in their bid to unseat Governor Scott Walker, who enjoyed a 7-to-1 financial advantage over his challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

Oh baloney...much of this was shere motivation on the part of the individual organizations and allied organization - the DNC itself could have pumped a lot more money in to assist but read the polls and decided not to risk that much money on something unlikely to be a victory with general elections coming up. Meanwhile GOP orgs saw victory was at hand and got in there to solidify it. Democrat decisions not to pump more resources in was there decision - but they spin to try to blame it on the Republicans because they did.

9 posted on 06/09/2012 9:09:58 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Secret Agent Man
And when you look at what the unions, and outside democrat special interest groups, and the free press the media has given them for 16 months, the spending lines up pretty much even.

Got that right. Most of the mailings we received were union-generated.

10 posted on 06/09/2012 9:14:31 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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Let’s not forget sight of the fact that the WI democrats took control of the state senate, 17-16.

Now, I think 16 out of 33 state senate seats are up for re-election this Novemebr.

Walker could be hobbled for the rest of his term if the dems block everything in the state senate.

It means Wisconsonites have to actually ramp up the fight rather than wind down and relax.


11 posted on 06/09/2012 9:14:42 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Libloather

Having seen ol’ Debbie on air more than once....allow me:

Debbie, you airheaded bitch....you lost. Get over it. Your 15 minutes are up. Go back to being a temp. You haven’t the slightest idea what strategy is all about; I’d take you on in a heartbeat and you’d lose. You’re out of your league, wench.


12 posted on 06/09/2012 9:18:02 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Libloather
Scott Walker, who enjoyed a 7-to-1 financial advantage over his challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett...I know libs enjoy making up lies out of thin air, but this really is over the top - union money amounted to close to $25 million according to some independent estimates - at best Walker had a two to one advantage in funding - and Wasserman whatsername didn't cry any tears earlier in the year when Obama was boasting he was going to raise a billion dollars for his campaign, did she?.....
13 posted on 06/09/2012 9:22:10 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

“Why are liberal woman so ugly?”

Socialism.....all flesh, no Spirit, accelerates/exposes what lies beneath.


14 posted on 06/09/2012 9:23:21 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: Sir Napsalot
It is not as if they wouldn’t know the ‘true story’, they were there.

Liberals enjoy being lied to. Indeed, they lie to themselves every day.

15 posted on 06/09/2012 9:28:23 PM PDT by okie01
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To: Libloather; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy

TO WI public sector Unions : Ha-Ha, the DNC and Obama abandoned you suckers! Now pony up more $$$.


16 posted on 06/09/2012 9:32:54 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

I’ve no doubt that, if all the political expenditures in Wisconsin since the last general election were added up — the protests, the recall referenda, the Supreme Court election and, finally, the recall election itself — the Democrats and union thugs far outspent the Republicans.


17 posted on 06/09/2012 9:32:54 PM PDT by okie01
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
Why are liberal woman so ugly ?

Ugly women become liberals as the only way to get attention. Evidence: Debbie Blabbermouth Schultz, Patty Osama Murray, Barbara Mikulski, Nancy botox Pelosi, Sheila Jackson Lee, etc.
18 posted on 06/09/2012 9:41:21 PM PDT by entropy12 (Hate is the most insidious emotion, it will rot your gut from the inside.)
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To: AlmaKing; afraidfortherepublic
Senator District Party Current Age First elected Seat up
Robert Cowles 02 Republican 61 1987 2012
Lena Taylor 04 Democratic 45 2004 2012
Spencer Coggs 06 Democratic 62 2003 2012
Alberta Darling 08 Republican 68 1992 2012
Sheila Harsdorf 10 Republican 55 2000 2012
Jim Holperin 12 Democratic 61 2008 2012
Luther Olsen 14 Republican 61 2004 2012
Mark Miller 16 Democratic 69 2004 2012
Jessica King 18 Democratic 37 2011† 2012
Glenn Grothman 20 Republican 56 2004 2012
Robert Wirch 22 Democratic 68 1996 2012
Julie Lassa 24 Democratic 41 2003 2012
Fred Risser 26 Democratic 85 1962 2012
Mary Lazich 28 Republican 59 1998 2012
Dave Hansen 30 Democratic 64 2000 2012
Jennifer Shilling 32 Democratic 42 2011† 2012

There they are. Wisconsites will need to give their take on this - are any of the seats currently held by the GOP in real danger of being lost? Is it possible any of these Dems are vulnerable and a pickup is possible to retake control of the Senate? It looks like a couple of them have their seats from the last round of recalls - and redistricting under GOP control will be in effect this time around, right? I would think that at least Jessica King would be vulnerable - the reason she won that recall has nothing to do with what drove the recall but the GOP incumbent had personal scandals...and even with all of that going on she still barely won in that district.

19 posted on 06/09/2012 9:54:36 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: AlmaKing

Hey, you are a little premature. The deciding election for Van Waangard is not yet decided. Its too close and Van Waangard has not conceded - may go to a recount.

Also, even if he loses the Senate is not in session until Jan. The election in November uses the new redistricted maps which should allow Rs to pick up 3-4 seats.

Of course we (esp the Tea Parties) will be driving it home with our tested voter lists and GOTV.


20 posted on 06/09/2012 10:07:13 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: sgtyork

See the above post - which seats do you think are most likely for GOP pickup? Any seats held by GOP now facing any serious challenges?


21 posted on 06/09/2012 10:10:51 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Libloather

Whew... it don’t get any guiltier than that.


22 posted on 06/09/2012 10:10:51 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: okie01

It has been documented by one of the conservative blog-media that the Unions spend 21 million.

But think about this... every reporter, camera man, editor, journalist, etc. is a member of the Communication Workers of America. Watching the local Mke news, it was pretty obvious how they were slanting the story. Another 10 million in in-kind donations.

http://www.cwa-union.org/sites/cwapublic/index.php/news/entry/cwas_statement_on_the_wisconsin_recall_election


23 posted on 06/09/2012 10:12:02 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: Libloather

The DNC executive committee looked far and wide for anybody stupid enough to accept the 2012 chairmanship—a political suicide mission.

Then someone said: “What about that dumb broad from Palm Beach with the big butt and big mouth? Debbie something. . .?”


24 posted on 06/09/2012 10:15:59 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Holperin is retiring. King (I think) won her seat in a Rep leaning district because the incumbent had a wife and a 25 year old girlfriend that he gave a job to. I think Hansen is the other really vulnerable one. Northeast WI went really strong for Walker.

There are no weak GOP seats. And when the new districts are in effect, Van Wyygard may run and win the new district which will be more heavily republican.

Democrats really lost big in 2010 allowing R’s to redistrict.


25 posted on 06/09/2012 10:17:38 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: sgtyork

I hope you are correct.


26 posted on 06/09/2012 10:20:54 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Rudder
These dimwits are total idiots. If a person raises more money than their opponents that means, in most cases, that the person who raised more money was more popular to begin with. A fact totally missed, or purposely overlooked, by the the dimwits.

It wasn't how much money that was spent on the race,it was the fact that more money was raised by Walker and his crew, meaning more people wanted to vote for him.

That is one reason the MSM is always touting fund raising as a good thing, except in this case they aren't.

27 posted on 06/09/2012 10:48:30 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Republican Wildcat

According the WI FReepers I’ve read on FR, redistricting is supposed to give the Republicans a two seat gain this election, that’s not counting any seats we might overturn.


28 posted on 06/09/2012 11:11:39 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Libloather

Republicans called Wasserman Schultz’s remarks “damage control.”
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Someone needs to tell Little Debbie that they have products, on the shampoo aisle, to “control damaged” hair.


29 posted on 06/09/2012 11:34:35 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: AlmaKing

No, no, no. The Legislature is DONE for the year. It makes no difference that the Dems “took over” the Senate. The Senate will not meet again until after the November election. Districts have been re-drawn, it it may be all different people by then.


30 posted on 06/09/2012 11:42:44 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Libloather; All

Scott Walker, who enjoyed a 7-to-1 financial advantage over his challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.
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Did anyone hear the Libs/Dems scream when Obama bragged that he would raise $1 Billion for the ‘12 Campaign?

(Bet he doesn’t reach his $Billion goal. Enthusiasm among his ‘08 supporters has waned greatly. Even the “Obama Girl” is not supporting him this time.) See the Obama Girl thread by going to this link: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2893621/posts?page=26


31 posted on 06/09/2012 11:45:14 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: calex59; All

I did the math on that. The number of the Seats lost from Blue States that went to Red States is 11 Seats. You can check it out by Googling How the 2010 Census effected the Electoral Vote. So............ check this out....

If you take (subtract) 11 votes from Lib/Dem States and give (add) then to the GOP/Conservative States, that is actually a net gain of 22. You have 11 apples; I have 11 apples. We’re even. But, I get 11 apples from you, I have 22 apples, you have none. Now it’s a -22 difference for you.

YA GOTTA LOVE THE CENSUS EVERY 10 YEARS. LONG LIVE CENSUS TAKERS.


32 posted on 06/09/2012 11:54:28 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Republican Wildcat

None of the GOP seats are really in danger. Olson is a RINO, but he’ll win. Darling beat off a recall effort last year and is running unopposed.

One thing to remember, these are redistricted seats designed by the GOP caucus.


33 posted on 06/09/2012 11:56:17 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Republican Wildcat

The libs outspent Walker 5 to one......


34 posted on 06/10/2012 2:04:02 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Libloather
...in their bid to unseat Governor Scott Walker, who enjoyed a 7-to-1 financial advantage over his challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

nobody ever mentions the Wisc. law on recalls allowed Walker to raise unlimited funds for his defense....
35 posted on 06/10/2012 2:12:52 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
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To: Secret Agent Man

There was an interesting article the other day about the WI recall in terms of spending. It was true that Walker spent a lot more. BUT Barrett raise something like 10 million more then he spent, where is the $$ Barrett?


36 posted on 06/10/2012 3:39:08 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Libloather

Yeeeech.... That is one ugly yenta.


37 posted on 06/10/2012 3:44:44 AM PDT by Hacksaw (If I had a son, he'd look like George Zimmerman.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
Why are liberal woman so ugly ?

I dunno, but on a scale of 1-10, debbie is only about a 6.

The demonRATS are world renowned for having super ugly women, schulz is just a shade over the mean average.

38 posted on 06/10/2012 4:04:58 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: Puckster

“Why are liberal woman so ugly?”

When you are sick inside it starts to show on the outside


39 posted on 06/10/2012 4:13:28 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: okie01
Liberals enjoy being lied to. Indeed, they lie to themselves every day.

Bingo! "Progressives" have false assumptions about the nature of reality. They make bad decisions based on those false assumptions. They tell themselves lies so that they do not have to face reality.

40 posted on 06/10/2012 5:12:41 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
Why are liberal woman so ugly ?

Because what's on the inside eventually shows up on the outside?

41 posted on 06/10/2012 5:38:08 AM PDT by Gritty (Liberalism is like a deadly virus or parasite. It needs a host it uses and abuses.-Ellis Washington)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I got it. The other poster enlightened me on those details.


42 posted on 06/10/2012 9:00:42 AM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Libloather

...”corporate, special-interest money.,..”

More subversive bulls$%t.

IMHO


43 posted on 06/10/2012 2:00:14 PM PDT by ripley
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