Skip to comments.Groups explore recalling missing (Wisconsin) Democrats - Plan to file paperwork on Monday
Posted on 02/18/2011 6:40:18 PM PST by Libloather
Groups explore recalling missing Democrats
Plan to file paperwork on Monday
Article Author: Aaron Wiens
18 February 2011 07:54PM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Groups are taking the first steps toward recalling two Democratic state senators who have fled the Capitol to avoid a vote on an anti-union bill.
A group of citizens in Kenosha say they plan to file paperwork on Monday to form an exploratory committee to recall Robert Wirch of Pleasant Prairie.
In Eagle River, another group is preparing to file paperwork to form a committee to explore recalling Jim Holperin of Conover.
Wirch and Holperin are two of the 14 Senate Democrats boycotting the state Capitol to avoid a vote on Republican Gov. Scott Walker's bill...
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Git ‘er done!
they don't want to do their jobs - they go AWOL - fire their buts.
I love it, but some judge will probably bring it all to a screeching halt.
I hope I do not offend anyone.....but this is totally funny....the “Runaway Representatives”.
Is there a 1-800 number people can call...”Have You Seen My State Legislator? Please Call 1-800-YOU-WUSS if you find them”
I luv it. Fire them all.
I think an old time dead or alive poster would be better. I love history stuff.
I say have the Republicans start passing every bill they want that doesn’t need a majority and see how fast they run back. Concealed carry rights done etc etc
Somebody needs to push an eligibility bill in the state legislature and Obama will bring them back himself.
Here’s my crazy question. Can’t one of the Republicans change his party to Democrat, vote, and then have a change of heart and decide to switch back?? I’m sure it’s not ethical, but neither is playing hide and go seek when you should be doing your job.
LOL! Good one!
The problem is a lack of a quorum. They need 20 warm bodies, party affiliation is not the issue.
No they need a quorum of 20 senators. They only have 19.
Declare their positions vacant and hold an election next week, Friday (when the evening Muslim prayers are over).
Latest joke going around here:
Wisconsin has declared a special open season on Democrats. They taste just like chicken.
Cowards. They did this in Texas a few years ago too. The slimy demos, led by the senator from my district, Leticia van de Fatt Butt, ran like children to new Mexico.
It’s one thing to bargain in bad faith, which the dems do all the time. It’s yet another to have no spine and not even show up. There ought be a law. I’m not kidding. You shouldn’t be able to pull stunts like this. It’s not funny.
all 14 and not a single 'maverick'...
Fine idea but what are their chances of succeeding considering the voting population of the districts.
Not offended and that was funny!
I am amused at the ridiculous hype our media is giving this protest. The children who are missing school will hopefully learn a lesson more valuable than anything they would be learning in their classroom.
Civil servants work for the people and the people have spoken. It’s about time for the Governor to explore the Reagan Air Traffic Controller option.
On the way home tonight listening to Jason Lewis show (not very familiar with him) and he had a great caller who had determined it took 25 private workers in the state to support each teacher with taxes. Guessing 20 of them have the sense to see how unsustainable that is and I bet they don’t get a pay raise everywhere or a retirement that compares for working 9.5 months out of the year.
I’m pretty sure both areas have Republican House members now after Nov elections. People are pretty pissed Statewide and I think fleeing the State instead of voting could be their political death sentence.
Perfect! An 800 number for missing dim runaway Rats.
What a great big bunch of cowards.
Why bother. They are shooting themselves in the foot. What a laughingstock.
My State Senator, Tim Carpenter is also missing. I prefer, however, that he stay missing indefinitely. The longer they drag this out, the worse it gets for them and their union boss puppetmasters. Pretty soon, they’ll be suing for peace. I want to see them grovel.
The runaways are in a pickle. they are wanting to collectivly bargain for money that does not exist. Never forget. Socialism only works til it runs out of OPM. Well they are broke. Maybe they could give them some IOU’s. Actually Obama will use this to try to start bailing out the states.
I like the idea of separating a couple jackasses from the herd and targeting them.
Hmmm........nobody named Wirch is pictured on the poster.
I wanted to see these AZZES faces. Are there addresses?
The true Americans who have had enough of the Socialists are starting to speak. There should be paperwork filed in each district to recall each one. This could not happen soon enough.
The Dims in TX did this some years ago. The issue was the mid decade congressional redistricting - the brain child of Tom Delay. There was lots of smoke and dust and wailing and gnashing of teeth. They ran to NM and OK. It is sort of like waiting for the alcoholic to come back for the half empty 5th of whiskey. Sooner or later they came dragging back. And TX was redistricted, and the dust settled, and the balance shifted to the Republicans in the way it should have in the first place. Patience and stout hearts.
Glad to hear a formerly very blue state is waking up and smelling something rotten in OshKosh. LOL
Wirch - third from the right, bottom row.
Don’t know any addresses. I actually got the image from a thread yesterday, and saved it for future reference. I also sent it out to our bulk email people so that word could get out around here.
My understanding is that there has to be 20 Senators present to vote, our Team only has 19
Somebody who is good in Photoshop should take portrait shots of each of these reps and modify their eyes to look like the eyes of The Runaway Bride.
Just an idea.
Carpenter’s mailbox is already full. Tried to call earler this a.m. However I did cc him on an email of support to Governor Walker where I mentioned that I was presently without representation in the Senate. Someone replied looking for my address so he could pass my comments along to the proper rep. I gave it to him with both barrels.
Did his campaign ad start with, “I’m not a Wirch. I’m just a d*ckhead...” ?
Cut off their cell phones if they are owned and paided for by the State.
The fugitive leader said they were not all in the same place so cut their communications.
Cut off their e-mail accounts if paid for by the State.
Surround the places they are staying and deny any food or water from reaching them.
Be sure to post the url for the org, they will need funds for signature collection.
“Fine idea but what are their chances of succeeding considering the voting population of the districts. “
Doesn’t matter if they lose the recall election. They succeed merely by getting it on the ballot. Forces the slimy bastards to come scurrying home to defend their privileged positions! Oh, and when they scurry back, then the Wisconsin State Police can escort them to the Senate chambers!
Do not assume that the liberals will turn out to vote.
Supposedly the Democrats are targeting 9 GOP Senators in a recall.