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President Obama gets a smack down from Governor Walker?
fox ^ | 2/28/11 | Greta Van Susteren

Posted on 02/28/2011 2:25:25 PM PST by Nachum

Below is a statement from the office of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker:

Statement in Response to President Obama’s Misunderstanding

Madison– Today President Obama again weighed in against Governor Walker’s proposal to balance the state’s budget deficit by having state government workers contribute a modest amount toward their own pensions and pay 12.6 percent toward their healthcare premiums.

In response to the President’s comments, the Governor’s Press Secretary Cullen Werwie issued the following statement:

I'm sure the President knows that most federal employees do not have collective bargaining for wages and benefits while our plan allows it for base pay. And I'm sure the President knows that the average federal worker pays twice as much for health insurance as what we are asking for in Wisconsin. At least I would hope he knows these facts.

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Can Ah get an AMEN!
1 posted on 02/28/2011 2:25:28 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

That’s gonna leave a mark...


2 posted on 02/28/2011 2:28:03 PM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Freedom's Fortress")
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


3 posted on 02/28/2011 2:28:15 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

That’s the Governor I voted for! :)


4 posted on 02/28/2011 2:28:32 PM PST by MNlurker
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To: Nachum

Hey Obama....[SLAPPPPP]


5 posted on 02/28/2011 2:29:38 PM PST by DManA
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To: Nachum

I wonder if Obama could figure out how to change a diaper or balance a check book. I bet he can’t.


6 posted on 02/28/2011 2:29:51 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: Nachum
Zer0 walked into the propeller blade on this one.
7 posted on 02/28/2011 2:30:09 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: Nachum
Doh.

Looks like Barack has deftly stepped in another pile.

8 posted on 02/28/2011 2:30:28 PM PST by skeeter
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To: MNlurker

You are either admitting voter fraud or Moniker fraud. ggggg


9 posted on 02/28/2011 2:30:28 PM PST by DManA
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To: Nachum

I would have said FUBO to p-Resident Prompter’ but Walker is the man.


10 posted on 02/28/2011 2:31:01 PM PST by max americana
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To: DManA

“Hey Obama....[SLAPPPPP]”

lol! the sting is going to last awhile :-)


11 posted on 02/28/2011 2:31:27 PM PST by texteacher
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To: DManA

“Hey Obama....[SLAPPPPP]”

lol! the sting is going to last awhile :-)


12 posted on 02/28/2011 2:31:36 PM PST by texteacher
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To: isthisnickcool

Or dig a hole with a shovel,
Change a flat tire,
Unclog a toilet.
Or tell you the name of even ONE Chicago Cub or White Sox player in history.
The town this marxist poser supposedly grew up in


13 posted on 02/28/2011 2:32:29 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: texteacher

sorry about the double post.


14 posted on 02/28/2011 2:32:38 PM PST by texteacher
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To: DManA

Didn’t feel like switching my name to WIlurker...but maybe I should :)


15 posted on 02/28/2011 2:33:09 PM PST by MNlurker
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To: neodad

Walker LEADS.....Obama READS(TOTUS)

At the risk of sounding racist, the difference between the two is like between a man and a boy. Obama never wants to grow up and deal with the issues the country faces. Walker is standing up and telling people the truth, even if it is not a pleasant truth. Then he offers SOLUTIONS, while Obama leaves it to others to find the solutions. Walker’s budget plan?... Tough choices, realistic assumptions. Obama’s budget plan?.....Even the Democrats said Obama’s budget is a bad joke, phony ‘savings’ and unrealistic projections.


16 posted on 02/28/2011 2:34:16 PM PST by milwguy
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To: Nachum

Good for him! Somebody has got to stand up to Bambi and his goons, and calling Bambi on hypocrisy is a good tactic. The only problem is that Bambi is an idiot and has no idea how things run; but there might be people around him who would tell him to back off.


17 posted on 02/28/2011 2:34:16 PM PST by livius
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To: Nachum

18 posted on 02/28/2011 2:37:33 PM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: DManA; MNlurker
You are either admitting voter fraud or Moniker fraud. ggggg

Nice catch.

19 posted on 02/28/2011 2:38:37 PM PST by RobinOfKingston (An election is not a (national) suicide pact.)
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To: livius

The problem is the left wing media won’t report this statement. In fact, if the left wing media would report FACTS and not oppinions there would have been no need to release this statement pointing out the difference between fed and state workers.


20 posted on 02/28/2011 2:40:02 PM PST by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party.)
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To: Navy Patriot

“Zer0 walked into the propeller blade on this one.”

Oh, were this only true.......


21 posted on 02/28/2011 2:40:10 PM PST by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: Nachum
obama is damaged goods...the machine is broken; he will never be anything other than a community agitator...and that's it.

He is praised by the MSM as being intelligent - it's a case of the very unintelligent media being impressed by a little-less stupid manipulator and con-man.

The rest of us can see what an idiot he is, so those who can't must be super idiots...and you can't fix stupid.

ALLHESGOT
22 posted on 02/28/2011 2:41:20 PM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: Nachum

Obama said a lot of things and made a lot of promises when he was running, e.g.:
http://www.rawstory.com/rawreplay/2011/02/flashback-from-candidate-obama-ill-walk-the-picket-line-with-you/

The teachers expected him to `walk the walk’; man, did they get schooled or what? Break the bat over him governor ...


23 posted on 02/28/2011 2:42:05 PM PST by tumblindice
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To: Nachum

My question is: What is Obama going to do to reduce the bloated salaries and benefits federal government workers get compared to private sector workers?

Well, President Obama? (If that is your legal name.)


24 posted on 02/28/2011 2:44:08 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: neodad

No, it won’t.

First, it won’t be reported.

Second, the few of Obama’s supporters who do hear about it will simply figure that Gov. Walker is lying.

Third, those who believe him will use it as evidence that Federal workers are being oppressed.

Fourth, those who oppose Obama have plenty of evidence already that he doesn’t know or care what he’s talking about, so this won’t make any difference to him.

Mind you, I’m not HAPPY about any of the above ....


25 posted on 02/28/2011 2:46:21 PM PST by RonF
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To: DManA

He wouldn’t be the first berry-picker to become a full-time cheesehead. Probably be a lot more in the near future (Walker v. Dayton).


26 posted on 02/28/2011 2:47:40 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (It's not the *Prince of Fools* but rather the *fools* that are the problem)
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To: Nachum

Amen!

I love Gov. Walker he is a classy guy even when dealing with classless thugs.


27 posted on 02/28/2011 2:48:28 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: Aevery_Freeman

berry-picker. Never heard that one before.


28 posted on 02/28/2011 2:49:29 PM PST by DManA
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To: Nachum

You can get an Amen and an Hallelujah too!! :)

Seems some folks on some of these threads think they know how everything is going to play out and have been armchair quarterbacking this brave man who is looking at the big picture while rolling up his sleeves to tackle inherited problems. He is the epitome of grace under pressure. Some may have have mistaken his politeness and calmness for weakness.

This is another instance where he shows he is not weak, he is not backing down. He is Regeanesque IMHO, and I say again: Let Walker be Walker :)


29 posted on 02/28/2011 2:50:03 PM PST by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Navy Patriot
Zer0 walked into the propeller blade on this one.

Ya say the $h!# hit the fan?

30 posted on 02/28/2011 2:50:27 PM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: Nachum
Well said, Governor.
31 posted on 02/28/2011 2:51:03 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: DManA

Go Walker !!!

Tell the Idiot-In Chief ....that HE IS AN IDIOT !!

I LOVE IT !!


32 posted on 02/28/2011 2:51:15 PM PST by W-Girl
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To: neodad

I wonder if Gov. Walker will have his last 3 Federal tax returns suddenly come up for a compliance audit??


33 posted on 02/28/2011 2:51:37 PM PST by Nakota
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To: Nachum

In boxing this would be a knock down for a 10 count. LOL.


34 posted on 02/28/2011 2:52:39 PM PST by Starboard
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To: max americana
Magic word!

Hey, 0bama...

Photobucket

And the Wookie you rode in on!

35 posted on 02/28/2011 2:52:59 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (It's not the *Prince of Fools* but rather the *fools* that are the problem)
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To: Nakota

You too?


36 posted on 02/28/2011 2:54:18 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: DManA

They call us Minnesotans either mud ducks or berry pickers.


37 posted on 02/28/2011 2:54:41 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (It's not the *Prince of Fools* but rather the *fools* that are the problem)
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To: Lion Den Dan

Best post I’ve read today!!

Still laughing....


38 posted on 02/28/2011 2:55:55 PM PST by FrogMom (No such thing as an honest democrat!)
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To: Lion Den Dan
Or visa versa.
39 posted on 02/28/2011 2:56:16 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (It's not the *Prince of Fools* but rather the *fools* that are the problem)
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To: DManA

Or maybe he moved. Doesn’t changing screen names affect Freeperority? Jeeezzzz


40 posted on 02/28/2011 2:56:53 PM PST by EnquiringMind
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To: Nachum

I wonder if Obummer gets punch drunk from all the slaps in the face he gets, every time he opens his mouth? I wonder if his cheeks stay sore?


41 posted on 02/28/2011 2:57:06 PM PST by OB1kNOb (If all the economists were laid end to end, they would still never reach a conclusion.)
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To: Nachum

Kindly add me to your ping list!


42 posted on 02/28/2011 2:57:06 PM PST by j_tull (I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.)
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To: Nachum

Amen, 70x7!


43 posted on 02/28/2011 2:57:18 PM PST by bareford101 ("Aslan's on the move." The Last Battle-CS Lewis)
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To: Nachum

Wow. I love this guy. He totally gets it, and is not afraid in the least to step up and say it. Might we finally, REALLY, have a true Statesman in our midst?!

Hallelujah!!!

Thank you Lord, for Scott Walker, and the people of Wisconsin who elected him!
Tatt


44 posted on 02/28/2011 2:57:39 PM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." DorothyBernard)
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To: FrankR

Just like Jerry Brown!


45 posted on 02/28/2011 2:59:26 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Lion Den Dan
Zer0 walked into the propeller blade on this one.

Ya say the $h!# hit the fan?

-----------

GREAT POST!!!!!!

46 posted on 02/28/2011 3:01:25 PM PST by Starboard
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To: Nachum; All

I think it is time once again, for our daily congratulatory email to the Good Governor :)

Awesome, just awesome.
Tatt

govgeneral@wisconsin.gov


47 posted on 02/28/2011 3:01:40 PM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." DorothyBernard)
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To: Lion Den Dan

Ya might say that.


48 posted on 02/28/2011 3:04:25 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: Nachum
*ouch* He can't say that. Doesn't he know who I am?
49 posted on 02/28/2011 3:06:17 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Nachum

AMEN.


50 posted on 02/28/2011 3:10:20 PM PST by fightinJAG (TAXPAYERS OF THE WORLD UNITE)
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