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WI Recall Election Thread (LIVE THREAD)
6/5/2012 | MN Lurker

Posted on 06/05/2012 6:38:19 AM PDT by MNlurker

Didn't see an actual thread we could use for a central point for election information today.

Lets do this Wisconsin!!!


TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: elections; livewisconsinrecall; prayer; scottwalker; walker; wi2012; wirecall; wisconsinelection; wisconsinrecall; wisconsinshowdown
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To: Red_Devil 232

Only until November if it happens. The elections also take place in new redistricted (by Republicans) maps in November.

Their success will be fleeting if it happens.


51 posted on 06/05/2012 7:26:04 AM PDT by MNlurker
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To: pie_eater

I suppose I am one of MANY following this development.

None of us would put this cheating past the union-liberal-left. But catching them would be nice.

Please keep us informed. And anyone who can notify radio people... do so when/if this is confirmed.


52 posted on 06/05/2012 7:26:31 AM PDT by Principled
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To: Red_Devil 232

From Capital Conf:

Madison, Wisc. — Don’t be surprised if members of the traditional, mainstream media claim a union victory even if Gov. Scott Walker wins the recall vote underway today.

That’s the buzz among well-placed Republican sources here who are hopeful that polling leading to the election is an indicator that Gov. Walker will prevail. However, they caution that it is likely the Democrats will win control of the Wisconsin Senate.

Democrats need to win just one of the four Senate recall elections taking place in the state to regain control of the Senate. It’s believed they have a better than even chance in one race and a 50-50 chance in another.

If the Democrats win control of the Senate, some in the mainstream media are likely to call the election a draw or possibly even a union win, which is a message the unions also will promote. But this verdict would be off base.

If Walker stays in office, the victory isn’t likely to do the Democrats any good.

Wisconsin’s legislature has adjourned for the year and the Senate cannot return to session unless the Republican-controlled Assembly agrees to do so or the governor calls them back.

Half of the Senate faces the voters in November. It’s expected that the Republicans will pick up at least two Senate seats at that time. By November the new legislative districts will be in use. These were drawn by the majority Republicans in 2011 and are tilted in the GOP’s favor


53 posted on 06/05/2012 7:27:13 AM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: MNlurker

bump for later


54 posted on 06/05/2012 7:27:20 AM PDT by joe fonebone (I am the 15%)
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To: MNlurker

Thank you!


55 posted on 06/05/2012 7:27:52 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: weston
"Ich bin ein Wisconsiner!"

If you remember the JFK quote, "Ich bin ein Berliner" translates into "I am a Jelly Doughnut". The word ein makes the quote become "I am the food for which the city is famous". Kennedy should have said: "Ich bin Berliner"

I guess this makes you a cheese stuffed bratwurst.

56 posted on 06/05/2012 7:28:03 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Ladysmith

Recall Election ping!


57 posted on 06/05/2012 7:28:27 AM PDT by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: MNlurker

Former resident of WI here (Pleasant Prairie) cheering on the good people of the Badger State to do the right thing and lay a crushing defeat onto these union thugs and their democrat sponsors.


58 posted on 06/05/2012 7:28:50 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: TonyInOhio
Jennifer Rubin is the RINO columnist for the Washington Post, but her column today is well worth the read: What would follow a Scott Walker win in Wisconsin?

I like these, in particular:

1. Wisconsin becomes a key swing state, causing panic among those pundits who declared that Mitt Romney’s path to 270 electoral votes is “very narrow.”

2. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) zooms to the top of the VP list on the arguments that he’s so much less boring than the other front-runners, he can lock up Wisconsin, and the Ryan-Biden VP debate would be comedy gold, raising the question: After 30 minutes, should there be a mercy rule?

59 posted on 06/05/2012 7:29:03 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (Don't be so hard on Obama; A lot of people fail at their first job.)
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To: MNlurker

Praying for you Wisconsin here from Nevada. God bless your state and may Gov. Walker be given an overwhelming victory and be the spark that ignites a conservative revolution across our great nation.


60 posted on 06/05/2012 7:30:45 AM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: TonyInOhio

Thanks for that link - Go Walker!!!


61 posted on 06/05/2012 7:30:45 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Far from WI here in TX, so don’t know first-hand, but 4 state senators would appear in their districts on ballots there, not on all ballots all over the state.


62 posted on 06/05/2012 7:31:18 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: MNlurker

I know your Sec. of State, LaFollette is a Dem. However, what is his rep? Honest? Corrupt? He’s been in office 30 years and THAT scares me!


63 posted on 06/05/2012 7:31:47 AM PDT by donozark (The 7th Wisconsin had more men killed in battle than any other Union Regiment.)
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To: MNlurker

Voted - Verona WI @ 7:55 # 557

Wife (teacher) will be voting this afternoon for WALKER.

Also - +6 on bringing voters in who didn’t vote in the primary...

Gonna be huge turnout today.


64 posted on 06/05/2012 7:31:47 AM PDT by acw011 (Great Goooogly Mooogly!)
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To: NE Cons
Fingers and toes crossed that turnout on our side is huge.

Raise your bid with a pair of crossed eyes.

65 posted on 06/05/2012 7:31:56 AM PDT by spokeshave (If Obama is Lenin....and Van Jones is Trotsky.....where are Stalin....Mao....Pol Pot?)
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To: MNlurker

cheddar cheese popcorn ping ...


66 posted on 06/05/2012 7:32:18 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: MNlurker

Dear Lord,

Please help our cause today.

Thank you,

AMEN


67 posted on 06/05/2012 7:34:51 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Romney - not Obama - not a Conservative - not a real Christian)
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To: TonyInOhio
I suspect that Labor movement began earlier than the New Deal. This is from www.wisegeek.com:

Labor unions are almost as old as America itself. Although primitive unions of carpenters and other tradespeople made an appearance in various cities in colonial America, the first national labor unions gained strength in the 1820s. During this time, workers banded together to reduce the working day from a grueling 12 hours to a more manageable 10 hours. In 1866, the Nation Labor Union persuaded Congress to cut the workday down to today’s eight hour standard.

I'm praying that this is the beginning of the end of the labor movement and will give more impetus to private enterprise.

68 posted on 06/05/2012 7:35:50 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: norwaypinesavage
"If you remember the JFK quote, "Ich bin ein Berliner" translates into "I am a Jelly Doughnut"

Thanks a lot, I blew my coffee all over the laptop. Good thing I have a spare.

69 posted on 06/05/2012 7:36:30 AM PDT by scram2
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To: MNlurker

Come on, Wisconsin, we, the majority, in the other 49 states are praying and hoping that you sustain the United States of America and the great state of Wisconsin by insuring that Governor Scott Walker remains the Governor of Wisconsin. Get out and vote today in massive numbers to destroy the public service union thugs, liberals, communists, and america haters in the Democrat Party!!!

This is a do or die day for you good folks!!! Obama must be defeated politically and send down the flushing toilet into the boiling disposal cesspool where he so rightfully belongs. Beat the union thugs down with great gusto!!! Vote for Scott Walker, etc. for Governor


70 posted on 06/05/2012 7:37:21 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: MNlurker

Come on, Wisconsin, we, the majority, in the other 49 states are praying and hoping that you sustain the United States of America and the great state of Wisconsin by insuring that Governor Scott Walker remains the Governor of Wisconsin. Get out and vote today in massive numbers to destroy the public service union thugs, liberals, communists, and america haters in the Democrat Party!!!

This is a do or die day for you good folks!!! Obama must be defeated politically and send down the flushing toilet into the boiling disposal cesspool where he so rightfully belongs. Beat the union thugs down with great gusto!!! Vote for Scott Walker, etc. for Governor


71 posted on 06/05/2012 7:37:21 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: weston
Ich bin ein Wisconsiner!

More correctly:

Ich bin ein CHEESEHEAD!
Ich bin ein BADGER!

72 posted on 06/05/2012 7:37:44 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: Red_Devil 232

But only until November perhaps.


73 posted on 06/05/2012 7:38:32 AM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: spokeshave
Raise your bid with a pair of crossed eyes.

...and a prayer...

74 posted on 06/05/2012 7:38:57 AM PDT by NE Cons (Huge Palin Fan. Was a Hard-Core Perry supporter. Now Hard-Core ABO)
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To: MNlurker
Today is a twofer day.

You get to Vote for Walker!

and against Obama!

Oh Wisconsin! Let your Voices be Heard!

75 posted on 06/05/2012 7:38:59 AM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Springfield Reformer

Too late folks..

The AP has already called the election for Barrett. The MSM will be following suit in the next 2-3 hours.

I got this from the fake but accurate exit polling at DNC headquarters.

Hobart Checking in:

GO WALKER!!!!


76 posted on 06/05/2012 7:39:09 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: acw011

FWIW:

Constant voting updates on the air on Charlie Sykes this AM. Monstrous numbers in the “collar” areas around the city of Milwaukee. Lots of people that vote at a set time all the time being at a MUCH higher number than usual.

Gotta keep it up!


77 posted on 06/05/2012 7:39:18 AM PDT by MNlurker
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To: pie_eater
A guy riding on a bus from Michigan on his way to vote in Wisconsin called in and talked to the host for a while. They’re being trucked in from out of state to vote under other people’s names.

Each and every one of them should spend 5 years in prison.

78 posted on 06/05/2012 7:40:12 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: UB355

It was 94.5 yesterday.
Now it’s 91.3.

I’m nervous of dem vote fraud and won’t feel comfortable until it’s over and the margin of victory is 5+%


79 posted on 06/05/2012 7:41:34 AM PDT by Tigercap
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To: MNlurker

Email this link to everyone you know in WISCONSIN: http://www.ephotobay.com/image/wisconsinsbudget-wonka.jpg

80 posted on 06/05/2012 7:41:34 AM PDT by FreeKeys (What do the 6 fastest job-creating states of 2011 have in common? REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS !)
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To: pie_eater
The host went off air to get the information from the caller to turn it over.

Good. If someone gets it out on Rush, maybe the truckers will spot the caravan.

I want it to be a true story, because it would be not a nice story to tell if it were untrue.

81 posted on 06/05/2012 7:43:36 AM PDT by agrarianlady
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To: MNlurker

bookmark....


82 posted on 06/05/2012 7:47:48 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: MNlurker

Long line at 7:30am at our polling place on the SW side of Kenosha.


83 posted on 06/05/2012 7:50:05 AM PDT by PacesPaines
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To: norwaypinesavage
If you remember the JFK quote, "Ich bin ein Berliner" translates into "I am a Jelly Doughnut". The word ein makes the quote become "I am the food for which the city is famous". Kennedy should have said: "Ich bin Berliner"

A comparable mistake in English would be saying "I am a danish" rather than "I am Danish"

84 posted on 06/05/2012 7:51:17 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: MNlurker

Thanks MNlurker - I was listening to Mitch Henck on WIBA.

Found Sykes on 1130 WISN Milwaukee on iHeartRadio.


85 posted on 06/05/2012 7:52:29 AM PDT by acw011 (Great Goooogly Mooogly!)
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To: Principled

If you (or anyone else) wants to keep watch for these busses there are a coupe of god spots to do so.

I-94 at 132 (Grand Ave) - has both east and west (north and south in reality) entrance / exits from the tollway. This is the last big exit before you get to wisconsin on 94. best route to Milwaukee and the larger south eastern population centers (kenosha, racine)

I-39 / I-90 and hwy 51 - by beloit WI. Another large “artery” into WI fast way to get to Madison.

Hwy 12 at hwy 173 - Richmond Illinois, another popular route into WI. However there are many roads along HWY 173 (largest east - west road this far north in Illinois).

During the election for the second term of Bush there were ALOT of “unknown” people showing up at polling places in smaller towns along the border, pleasant prairie for example... along with the issues in larger population centers.


86 posted on 06/05/2012 7:53:34 AM PDT by myself6 (NOT voting for the GOP's socialist - Romney)
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To: MNlurker

Praying! Good luck, WI.


87 posted on 06/05/2012 7:54:49 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: MNlurker
Get fired up Wisconsin!

Remember Madison!

Governor Sarah Palin, Madison, April 16, 2011

Intro by Andrew Breitbart

88 posted on 06/05/2012 7:56:54 AM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: acw011

Steve Hayes (FOX, Weekly Standard) is on WTMJ right now, with excellent analysis.


89 posted on 06/05/2012 7:57:43 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (Don't be so hard on Obama; A lot of people fail at their first job.)
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To: myself6

ugh... “couple of good spots”

this forum needs an edit feature....


90 posted on 06/05/2012 7:58:45 AM PDT by myself6 (NOT voting for the GOP's socialist - Romney)
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To: TonyInOhio

Hayes predicts +8 FWIW


91 posted on 06/05/2012 7:58:48 AM PDT by MNlurker
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To: MNlurker

I took a call from my wife’s union a couple of weeks ago. We live in MN and they were recruiting people to go to WI to canvass against Scott Walker. I almost volunteered just to see what it was like and if anything illegal was going on. Unfortunately I have a real job and couldn’t get away.


92 posted on 06/05/2012 8:00:05 AM PDT by rightsmart
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To: TonyInOhio

Steve Hayes makes a prediction: a Walker win by a sizeable margin, perhaps even as much as 7 to 8 points. That would be huge!


93 posted on 06/05/2012 8:00:09 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (Don't be so hard on Obama; A lot of people fail at their first job.)
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To: John in Wisconsin
Wife just called after voting, said it's kinda stunning filling out a ballot with just 2 choices and commented on what a waste of tax money to stage this election for spoiled children.

The entire recall was a huge waste of resources, but the Democrats and their union thugs don't care--it's all taxpayer money.

Here's to hoping the good guys win and when they do, I hope the GOP grills the Democrats with the simple message: Democrats = waste, fraud and abuse.

94 posted on 06/05/2012 8:01:44 AM PDT by Lou L (The Senate without a filibuster is just a 100-member version of the House.)
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To: norwaypinesavage

When I learned German, that Kennedy quote made me laugh so hard!!

Still, if you risk learning a language, you WILL make such mistakes. On a ship, when my French was not yet so fluent, I asked for a sea sickness pill and mimed the motions of the waves going up and down. Sadly I had asked for a birth control pill, so the motions were oddly even more appropriate! (blush!)


95 posted on 06/05/2012 8:02:41 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Jay Thomas

It is a wise thing to be nervous anytime anything that involves a Democrat is going on. They are evil incarnate,there is no level they won’t stoop to.


96 posted on 06/05/2012 8:03:19 AM PDT by sport
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To: MNlurker
Hayes predicts +8 FWIW

From your lips to GOD's ears. Prayers from the People's Socialist Republic of Illinois. BTW, is there any way we could borrow Walker for a while, to clean up s##thead Quinn's mess?

97 posted on 06/05/2012 8:03:30 AM PDT by Marathoner (If the choice was Obama vs. Satan I'd have to flip a coin.)
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To: Jemian

Prediction: Look for WI to do what FL is doing NOW, purging out the voter roles of any “dead” or “illegal” voters.


98 posted on 06/05/2012 8:04:11 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Jean S

Good luck today. Go get ‘em!


99 posted on 06/05/2012 8:04:15 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: MNlurker

I’m hearing *very* heavy turnout all across the state. I assume that is good for Walker?


100 posted on 06/05/2012 8:04:21 AM PDT by kevao
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