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Madison: Police allow Capitol protesters to stay overnight
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal ^ | 2/27/11 | Bill Glauber

Posted on 02/27/2011 5:59:09 PM PST by Jean S

Madison — Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs said Sunday night that protesters can remain inside the state Capitol.

"The people who are in the building will be allowed to stay,"Tubbs said. "There will be no arrests unless people violate the law."

Several hundred protesters refused to leave the building when the doors were shut at 4 p.m. as authorities attempted to get the state Capitol back to normal working hours.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: donutwatch; dumbasscops; wisconsinshowdown
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To: TribalPrincess2U
After watching these frothing idiots, I will never buy another ‘union’ made thing if I can help it.

These are public service unions, state employees such as teachers. They don't make any goods.

51 posted on 02/27/2011 6:38:47 PM PST by Jean S
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To: eens

I agree with you that Walker isn’t “losing” by letting these people stay the night again.

I’m fine with it IF the cops will haul out all the mattresses and cooking crap they brought in. If you look at some of those videos, they’ve set up damn offices and mess halls in the conference rooms. That crap has to go.

Then as they did tonight, lock the door and don’t let anyone else in. If you leave, your gone.

Remember, these are mainly Gen Y people. They don’t have the stamina to do this for weeks on end. Nor do these union protesters.


52 posted on 02/27/2011 6:40:42 PM PST by SteveAustin
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To: eens

While the short-term kinda sucks, the long-term effect of this will be more important. Kinda like walking away from a fight against a school bully with all his henchmen nearby to make sure you get the blame. Gov. Walker will be seen as the bigger man and the imported astroturfers won’t get what they came for - more publicity and public sympathy.

Outside the big population centers this is going to drive Wisconsinites to vote Red even more than in the last election.


53 posted on 02/27/2011 6:41:00 PM PST by bigbob
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To: factmart

Also don’t let in any excuse pad wielding doctors. Control the ins and outs and document them with cameras. Warn them of the last call for any ‘ill’ protesters to leave. Anyone in thereafter is admitted to be well and can’t be medically excused from missing work tomorrow. That may shake a few loose and will hopefully spee the firing of those that stay.


54 posted on 02/27/2011 6:41:08 PM PST by JohnBovenmyer (Rat fleas carry plague.)
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To: Jean S

Oh snap! I knew that. I got ahead of myself.
Going to bed now.


55 posted on 02/27/2011 6:42:48 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: factmart
...and they will run out of food...

Over at the DUmmies it's reported that they have dinner being delivered.

56 posted on 02/27/2011 6:42:48 PM PST by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: tennmountainman

Walker has been strong.....I’m pretty sure the common thought was that people staying overnight in a closed govt office would be illegal and the cops would shue them out....he’ll confer with the attorneys office and then maybe have to call in the national guard....


57 posted on 02/27/2011 6:44:16 PM PST by cherry
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To: SaxxonWoods

No reinforcements , no food , no water , no toilet paper .


58 posted on 02/27/2011 6:44:50 PM PST by katykelly
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

I just did; also strongly recommended firing Charlie Tubbs for dereliction of duty.


59 posted on 02/27/2011 6:44:50 PM PST by 6323cd
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To: Jean S
Refusing to leave the State Capitol building at closing time is not breaking any law?

That's hard for me to believe. Is this not dereliction of duty?

I'm sure there's plenty of people willing to relocate to WI to find work. When the time comes I hope the Gov fires the b@st@rd$.

60 posted on 02/27/2011 6:44:50 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Now, how did we both come up with “dereliction of duty” at exactly the same moment? :)


61 posted on 02/27/2011 6:48:27 PM PST by 6323cd
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To: SteveAustin

maybe there will be a major crime...like a group of these thugs attacking a female as thugs in groups usually do...of course, maybe the don’t have their viagra with them....


62 posted on 02/27/2011 6:48:31 PM PST by cherry
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To: Concho

Actually, let them flaunt the law, both the protestors and Tubbs.. It only makes the union look more unreasonable to the taxpayers of Wisconsin


63 posted on 02/27/2011 6:51:12 PM PST by milwguy
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To: Jean S

"There will be no arrests unless people violate the law."

Several hundred protesters refused to leave the building when the doors were shut at 4 p.m. as authorities attempted to get the state Capitol back to normal working hours.

Sounds to me like they are already breaking the law!

64 posted on 02/27/2011 6:52:09 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Jean S

It is clear that Organizing For America, the Unions and other affinity groups have a plan of sorts. They have trained and are training the protesters who show up.

They want to provoke staged propaganda event(s) — police brutalizing peaceful demonstrators.

A weak-hand first and rope-a-dope strategies will work against them. Get them to look bad and bad.

Whatever, do NOT give them what they have planned for.


65 posted on 02/27/2011 6:52:24 PM PST by bvw
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To: Jean S

Order the building close until further notice. Let no one new in. No food deliveries, etc. Tell them if they want to leave, that is fine.

After they are all gone, reopen the building. If they do it again, repeat the process. Do not let large numbers of people in the building. I’m sure there are fire laws.


66 posted on 02/27/2011 6:52:50 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Our Constitution: the new Inconvenient Truth)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
I got ahead of myself.

LOL, we all have at times. Sleep well.

67 posted on 02/27/2011 6:54:48 PM PST by Jean S
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To: 6323cd

You’re right!

What are the odds of THAT happening? Time for us both to buy a lottery ticket?


68 posted on 02/27/2011 6:55:41 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Why not turn down the heat and turn off all the hot water.


69 posted on 02/27/2011 6:55:53 PM PST by mommyq
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To: Concho

Amen to that


70 posted on 02/27/2011 6:58:08 PM PST by Outlaw Woman
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To: sionnsar

[The America we once knew is toast.]

Sadly, I agree.


71 posted on 02/27/2011 6:58:21 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: MichaelCorleone
Time for us both to buy a lottery ticket?

Absolutely!

And love your tag line.

72 posted on 02/27/2011 7:00:13 PM PST by 6323cd (May the Lord bless and keep Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Jean S

I’ve got a bad feeling the same thing will happen to this Wisconsin Capitol that happened to the third Wisconsin Capitol in 1904.

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whi/feature/smoke/


73 posted on 02/27/2011 7:01:37 PM PST by MediaMole
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To: bigbob

I agree.


74 posted on 02/27/2011 7:02:49 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: eens

[ If you’re miffed, think of all the WI taxpayers who go to work every day hearing about those filthy pukes refusing to leave their Capitol. Yes, Walker gained.]

As this drags on day after day, I keep wondering, do these pukes have jobs? They have been there for over a week, night and day. How are they earning a living?


75 posted on 02/27/2011 7:05:17 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Jean S

I think Walker’s playing this brilliantly. If we are the calm, rational ones we will win. It’s only a matter of time.

As tempting as it is, the minute we get heavy-handed the MSM will show the video every night until election 2012. The unions are baiting us to try to make that happen. They’ve messed this one up and it’s the only play they have left.


76 posted on 02/27/2011 7:07:37 PM PST by MV=PY
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To: Right Wing Assault

“I’m sure there are fire laws.”

Bingo!


77 posted on 02/27/2011 7:08:59 PM PST by bronxville
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To: Jean S

I’m sure that if a thousand Tea Party members occupied the place, the same would have happened. Sure.


78 posted on 02/27/2011 7:09:38 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Jean S

Unionized police are apparently not going to remove unionized protestors. Tomorrow morning, it is time for the governor of Wisconsin to call out the national guard.


79 posted on 02/27/2011 7:11:19 PM PST by Yet_Again
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To: Jean S

Police Chief Charles Tubbs talks to a demonstrator.

80 posted on 02/27/2011 7:14:14 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Jean S; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; BillyBoy
I just called the Madison PD and said, "Please arrest the bums in the Capitol and get your Senators out of my state!"

And hung up.

81 posted on 02/27/2011 7:15:03 PM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bulls!!!)
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To: Jean S

Tubbs is black and as such, there is a 95% probability that he voted for and supports Obama.

If it were me, I’d would consider those within the building barricaded subjects and treat them accordingly. Shut off the power, heat, water, lights... shut it all down.


82 posted on 02/27/2011 7:15:17 PM PST by Gator113 (I'm voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Yet_Again
Unionized police are apparently not going to remove unionized protestors. Tomorrow morning, it is time for the governor of Wisconsin to call out the national guard.

I agree... what the hell is going on in Madison?! Sounds like complete anarchy...


83 posted on 02/27/2011 7:16:28 PM PST by nutmeg (God bless Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin)
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To: Presbyterian Reporter
Can someone please give out the phone and email info for Sheriff Tubbs?

I'm off work tomorrow and would love to call them all day long and hopefully crash their systems.

He is black radical communist, fits in well with the unions.

84 posted on 02/27/2011 7:19:36 PM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bulls!!!)
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To: bronxville

There should also be sanitation laws regarding mattresses and food one would think, not to mention the potential liabilities the state is subjecting themselves to. I can think of so many scenarios which would end up in a lawsuit against the State. At the very least they should make them all sign some sort of release agreement if they are going to stay there. In addition, is this building not now functionally a motel/hotel and subject to all the taxes and regulations of such a facility? One could not simply open their home up to thousands of strangers and let them stay there night after night could they? At some point it is a “business” and is competing with other “Inns”.


85 posted on 02/27/2011 7:19:52 PM PST by Anima Mundi (If you try to fail and you succeed , what have you just done?)
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To: KansasGirl
They even have time for tattoo's! Photobucket
86 posted on 02/27/2011 7:20:10 PM PST by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: KansasGirl

Wow - I married a Kansas girl.

I suspect there are a lot of students who are getting a pass from their commie profs, esp. if they are in the “journalism” school or some branch of humanities. I’ll bet some are even getting credit. There may be older profs waxing teary-eyed about the good ol’ days protesting Viet Nam. Heck, the faculty is probably proud to provide a boatload of useful idiots for the unions.


87 posted on 02/27/2011 7:22:05 PM PST by eens (beware the errors of Russia)
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To: Travis McGee

Remember, the Tea Party plays by the rules. We are not thugs or misaligned youth who want to cause trouble. By doing this, we help our cause.


88 posted on 02/27/2011 7:23:58 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Jean S
Here's what the underpaid teachers are protesting about:

Teacher salaries in the Port Washington-Saukville School District currently range from $36,083 to $82,468 based on seniority and degrees earned, according to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The average salary is $64,065, the second highest in Ozaukee County after the Mequon-Thiensville School District, where teachers have taught in the district for an average of 15.4 years. The average local teacher experience in the Port Washington-Saukville School District is 14.2 years. The average value of fringe benefits for teachers in the Port Washington-Saukville School District is $28,191, according to the DPI. Teachers do not contribute to their pensions, which will cost the district about $1.6 million this year, Director of Business Services Jim Froemming said.

$92,000 for the average teacher in this district

89 posted on 02/27/2011 7:26:50 PM PST by hercuroc
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To: kcvl

They let the homeless stay in the capital overnight and the chief of police defies the governors orders to clear the place, and his offspring are armed felons.

Almost as nutty as DC


90 posted on 02/27/2011 7:27:35 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Jean S
"There will be no arrests unless people violate the law."

Isn't there presence illegal (trespassing)?

91 posted on 02/27/2011 7:35:34 PM PST by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Jean S

send in the patchouli oil


92 posted on 02/27/2011 7:40:32 PM PST by Son House
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To: Concho

EXACTLY. The police union head already stated that he no longer supports the Governor...the cops are IN on the deal.

CALL THE NATIONAL GUARD, WALKER! You are surrounded by union thugs.


93 posted on 02/27/2011 7:50:54 PM PST by max americana
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To: Jean S

Did anybody actually think the police would force them out?


94 posted on 02/27/2011 7:52:33 PM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: elpinta
Selective Law Enforcement is not a good thing... me thinks.

The "give 'em an inch" proverb is aptly relevant here. Anyway, they WANT to get arrested, so that the governor will look like a meanie.

95 posted on 02/27/2011 7:56:48 PM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: Jean S

I know most everybody here wants to see some butt kicked, but that’s exactly what the leftist mob leaders want also. They’re desperate to have this thing turn violent in a way that they can blame Walker for.

They’re desperate to obtain violent images of “peaceful protesters” being ejected from the “People’s House” by “fascist” troopers directed by Scott Walker.

Walker’s clearly too smart for that. So right now, the whole deal is a waiting game and the most patient side will be the winner. And I’m sure you all can guess that leftists are not particularly patient people, most of them coming from one of the “me” generations and expecting instant gratification in all things all the time.

The longer this goes on, the more likely the leftist will either get bored and go home, or their leaders will spark them to violence. In either case, we win. We lose if we’re the ones to initiate the butt kicking.


96 posted on 02/27/2011 7:57:18 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from the right stuff!)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

The college kids will stay there long enough to maybe .... flunk out?!!! We can only hope.


97 posted on 02/27/2011 7:57:18 PM PST by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: hercuroc

“$92,000 for the average teacher in this district”

The compensation level is only for 9 months. It is well over 6 figures pro rated for 12 months.


98 posted on 02/27/2011 7:57:24 PM PST by businessprofessor
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To: Gator113

Tubbs is the Sheriff Clarence Dubnik of Wisconsin. A socialist-supporting LEO.


99 posted on 02/27/2011 8:06:03 PM PST by princeofdarkness (The Obama Administration is circling the wagons. But the Truth Indians are using flaming arrows.)
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To: Cicero
Tubbs, appropiately enough, looks like he hasn't missed too many meals.
100 posted on 02/27/2011 8:10:15 PM PST by princeofdarkness (The Obama Administration is circling the wagons. But the Truth Indians are using flaming arrows.)
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