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The Walker vs. Barrett Recall Debate Starts Now!
Email ^ | 5-25-2012 | Staff

Posted on 05/25/2012 6:00:47 PM PDT by Syncro

The Walker vs.
Barrett Recall Debate starts in less than an

Tonight there is a critically important televised
debate in the Wisconsin RECALL campaign - and our friends at the
Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama (CDBO) are providing you the
means to watch it LIVE online, from anywhere in the nation.  The debate
takes place 8PM Central Time (which is 9PM Eastern,
6PM Pacific).
You can watch the debate LIVE on CDBO's
secure website here:

.Watch the debate

You can also interact with others watching
the debate if you chose via Facebook and Twitter.  They will have LIVE
discussions at the


Again, the debate takes place TONIGHT (Friday,
May 25th) at 8PM local time in Wisconsin, which is 9PM Eastern and
6PM Pacific.


With the the Recall election only 10 DAYS away, we here
at State Tea Party Express are trying to raise enough money for our next TV ad
buy and our goal is to get out "Tell the Truth" ad up on TV


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: debate; milwaukee; scottwalker; tombarrett; walker; wisconsin
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To: Syncro

Barrett: “...I will stop this Civil War...”

Oh brother.

21 posted on 05/25/2012 6:55:23 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Syncro

Barrett still does not have a plan.

Let’s just attack Walker ... Yeah, that’s the ticket!

22 posted on 05/25/2012 6:59:18 PM PDT by ThE_RiPpEr.
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To: Syncro

Seriously, I watched about ten minutes of this debate and come to this conclusion. Barrett is a zero. Any Wisconsin voter that votes for this buffoon is not the sharpest knife in the drawer. And....the dude that is running with Barrett for Lt. Governor, was on “Greta” (FNC) last night is not wrapped too tight. Greta asked him why POTUS Obama was not coming to Wisconsin to campaign and rescue Barrett and him from a Scott Walker victory. His answer was simply that POTUS Obama was too busy being POTUS. When Greta raised the point that Obama has been campaigning non-stop, the dude looked like a deer with headlights in its eyes. What a loser and a dummy, too!!!

23 posted on 05/25/2012 7:03:52 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Syncro

The entire debate I felt like Barrett reminded me of someone, but I could not think of who it was. Then it finally hit me.

Tom Barrett reminds me of the actor Parley Edward Baer. He played as Mayor Roy Stoner in the Andy Griffith show. LOL!

He looks like him and has the same mannerism’s, LOL!

Barrett is a Stoner!

24 posted on 05/25/2012 7:20:28 PM PDT by ThE_RiPpEr.
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To: janipa
Reading some comments on Facebook from some Barrett supporters Walker haters.

There are no Barrett supporters, only those who oppose Walker. They would vote for a pile of dog poo if it had a D after it.

25 posted on 05/25/2012 7:54:52 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Julia!!!!!! Don't Let Him Fool 'ya!!!!)
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To: muawiyah

I say use the FDR didn’t support public sector unions at all due to the fact that it would put the taxpayers against the union.

26 posted on 05/25/2012 8:29:16 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: Steelers6
But nothing happens ~ it's not like it wasn't used before ~ it has been used before but then, in the end, after the federal public union guys got rid of the Commies (and who knows where they stashed the bodies), FDR gave them what they asked for.

He caved.

Now if you'd like to argue that FDR was PO'd about the federal unions disposing of Commies, go right ahead.

That won't get you what you imagine.

Really, everything there is to know about FDR has been out there for years and years ~ and there are NO SURPRISES, nor do most people give a flying whatsit regarding what FDR said or did at this stage.

27 posted on 05/25/2012 8:36:07 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Syncro

A local station here in the Twin Cities carried the debate live.

Barrett looked like one of Ross Perot’s running mates while Walker mopped the floor with him.

28 posted on 05/25/2012 8:42:47 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: Syncro; P-Marlowe

Wisconsin law requires petitioners to number 25% of the number voting in the election in question.

It is ridiculous to me that 25% of the number that voted can overturn an election in which 100% of the number voted.

There is no way in the world that 25% should overthrow an election. That 25% number might make sense for enabling petitioners to force an issue on the ballot that asks the full electorate to approve a recall election.

What’s taking place in Wisconsin is a travesty of law and logic, imho.

29 posted on 05/25/2012 8:45:06 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of Our Troops Pray they Win every Fight!)
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To: Syncro

Why did Barrett keep complaining about Walker’s travels? Tom Barrett has been traveling all over campaigning for governor for the past three years! He’s the one who should be impeached because he’s done nothing for Milwaukee!

30 posted on 05/25/2012 8:51:26 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo; All
Yeah, it was pretty favorable for Walker.

It's still a battle though.

Voter fraud and intimidation are still factors

31 posted on 05/25/2012 8:58:05 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

The media would like us to think that this is neck and neck.

After viewing this’s going to be a Walker landslide.

32 posted on 05/25/2012 9:39:04 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: Syncro

I’m hoping to watch it on YouTube when I get home from work tomorrow morning.

33 posted on 05/25/2012 10:05:07 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: RandallFlagg; All

I DID NOT see the debate tonite, but Checking Daily Kos, it seems the media thinks the ‘Feisty’ Barret ‘had Walker on the ropes all night.

Or as the AP says:

“Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, down in the polls to Gov. Scott Walker, aggressively went after the first-term Republican in a debate Friday and accused him of purposefully dividing the state and triggering the June 5 recall election.

A feisty Barrett kept Walker on the defensive throughout much of the hour-long debate in Milwaukee, which was broadcast live statewide just 11 days before the election. Walker is only the nation’s third governor to ever stand for recall. The previous two, most recently California Gov. Gray Davis in 2003, were defeated.

Polls show a tight race, with Walker holding a narrow lead within the margin of error of two publicly released polls within the past 10 days.”

From Amanda Terkel at Huffington Post:

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) aggressively went after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in the first of two gubernatorial debates, taking him to task for an ongoing corruption probe, repeal of an equal pay enforcement law and out-of-state fundraising. Walker largely stuck to his talking points..

The Wash Post says:

Gov. Scott Walker challenged by Tom Barrett in debate on Wisconsin recall.

MILWAUKEE-Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), facing a recall election on June 5, came under sharp attack here Friday night from his Democratic rival, who accused the governor of creating a political civil war in the state and of seeking to become “a right-wing rock star” at the expense of the people he serves.

And lastly, from POLITICO:

Democrat Tom Barrett castigated GOP Gov. Scott Walker in their first debate Friday as a divisive political figure who needlessly sparked a “political civil war.”

The Milwaukee mayor took a decidedly aggressive posture for most of the 60-minute face-off, invoking the “civil war” charge at least a half a dozen times.

Remember folks, in today’s media world, FACTS NO LONGER MATTER, just the narrative.

34 posted on 05/25/2012 11:18:02 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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Barrett’s demeanor was so mealy-mouthed and weasley. A kitten would have been more aggressive.

35 posted on 05/26/2012 12:29:37 AM PDT by Ultra Sonic 007 (Hope for the best. Prepare for the worst.)
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To: Syncro; All

Well folks, I read the comments on here and I went to YouTube and watched the Debate at 2:30 a.m. I was expecting to see Barrett looking like a blithering idiot and Walker shining like a star. I AM A WALKER SUPPORTER AND I PRAY THAT HE IS NOT RECALLED AND IT WILL BE A CRUSHING DEFEAT FOR THE UNION THUGS. But........

I must say, Barrett got some good licks in on the Governor. I dunno, I’m afraid that Barrett bested Walker to some degree, by hitting below the belt of course.

I think that if Walker wins on June 5th it will also be a blow to Obama and might set the stage for the GOP to take WI in November. I just didn’t think Walker did all that great in rebutting the charges Barrett made against him, and that hurt him.

I’d be interested in having my argument rebutted. I could use some Wisconsin good news about now.

36 posted on 05/26/2012 1:29:20 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: Syncro

This appears to be a far more balanced piece about the debate and leaves out the liberal buzz words the liberal media so loves to use.

After reading it I came away with the sense Barret had absolutely nothing to say about the issues and spent his entire time attacking Walker without citing evidence to back his claims.

I really tried to read this as an outsider who was bi partisan (even though I am not) so I could more fairly judge what was being said. I would be interested on what you here think after reading this article and comparing it to the AP and other liberal leaning reports.

37 posted on 05/26/2012 2:40:27 AM PDT by galloway15
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To: tcrlaf
Add in the fact that the Dems managed to throw out the voter ID law, and are now participating a massive union-organized (SEIU) early vote campaign - van loads of people being taken to the polls in Milwaukee, Madison and Greenbay among others.

The Republicans were caught with their pants down, only having lined up poll watchers for the day of the vote, but none for the two weeks of early voting ...

It is not who the polls predict to win, but who turns out the most voters.

On a personal note, driving around the Milwaukee area these past weeks, I've seen smatterings of Recall Walker yard signs, many Stand With Walker signs, but only one (1) Barret sign ...

38 posted on 05/26/2012 4:00:38 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: janipa

They’ve chosen the form of their Destroyer and he’s the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

39 posted on 05/26/2012 4:34:41 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: xzins

Good points and a recall, if one even should exist, should happen only for criminal acts. This is creating electoral chaos and a kind of democracy.

40 posted on 05/26/2012 5:05:52 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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