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  • The Most Disappointed Barrett Supporter In Wisconsin (Video)

    06/05/2012 8:23:09 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 99 replies ^ | June 5, 2012 | Dorsey Shaw
    A “blue-collar” voter took the news of Scott Walker's victory a little too hard.
  • In Wisconsin, the Left Picked a Fight -- and Lost

    06/05/2012 8:11:42 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 72 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | June 5, 2012 | Molly Ball
    It doesn't mean Obama is going to lose, but the failed attempt to recall Scott Walker gives Democrats and organized labor reason to fear an emboldened conservative agenda. It's important to remember, as Democrats cope with their failure to topple Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Tuesday's recall, that this was a fight they chose. Unlike the vast majority of elections, which occur on a regular schedule, the recall was a fight the left picked on purpose. They picked it because they thought they could win. And they were wrong. It wasn't even close. With two-thirds of the votes reported late...
  • Schultz On Walker Win: He Could "Be Indicted In The Next Few Days"

    06/05/2012 7:45:05 PM PDT · by oldernittany · 42 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 06/05/2012 | Real Clear Politics
    Ed Schultz concluded the segment by making a wild assertion. "Scott Walker could very well be indicted in the coming days," the MSNBC host said.
  • Based on Exit Poll accuracy the supposed win for Obama vs Romney would actually be a loss

    06/05/2012 7:57:18 PM PDT · by shoedog · 15 replies
    polls | 6/5/2012 | Self
    Well if exit polls showed 50/50 race for Walker and ends up say 58/42, then a 53/42 exit polling for Obama could potentially be 50/45 Romney, based on how badly they missed real results
  • Obama Re-Election team concedes Wisconsin up for grabs

    06/05/2012 7:54:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    National Right To Life News ^ | June 6, 2012 | Dave Andrusko
    By the time you read this post, we can hope that pro-life Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will have rebuffed a recall election. Gov. Walker is a long-time hero for the pro-life cause, having begun his advocacy as the student pro-life leader at Marquette University, the same entity which conducted the poll. His opponent, Tom Barrett, has an extensive voting history in favor of abortion, having voted for taxpayer funding of abortion and for partial-birth abortion when he was a member of Congress. But either way, not so long ago it would have been heresy to think that Wisconsin was “in...
  • Rebecca Kleefisch survives recall, holds onto Lt. Gov. seat (WI)

    06/05/2012 7:53:59 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 23 replies
    Fox6now ^ | Ju | Jeremy Ross
    Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch survived a recall attempt Tuesday, June 5th, defeating her Democratic challenger Mahlon Mitchell and avoiding becoming the first lieutenant governor in the nation to be recalled. Kleefisch, a Republican, was the only lieutenant governor in the U.S. to face a recall election. Now she’s also the first to survive one. She faced a recall along with her boss, Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Democrats and unions had been angered after Walker and the GOP-led Legislature took on public-sector union rights last year.
  • Wisconsin GOP Senate leader Fitzgerald survives recall

    06/05/2012 7:58:50 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 55 replies
    WKBT News 8000 ^ | June 5, 2012
    Veteran Senate Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald has defeated Democrat Lori Compas in Tuesday's recall elections. Democrats angry with Republican Gov. Scott Walker's contentious plan that all but ended most public workers' union rights forced the governor, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Fitzgerald and two other GOP senators into recalls. They also were trying to capture an open seat in Tuesday's elections. Walker claimed he had to impose the union restrictions to balance the state budget. Democrats saw the moves as a direct attack on organized labor. Compas, a Fort Atkinson photographer, has never held public office and faced a difficult fight...
  • ...‘Hopefully the colon cancer will take her before we get her’

    06/05/2012 7:45:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/5/2012 | David Martosko
    With the Wisconsin recall election in full swing Tuesday, the roving video patrols of Revealing Politics, a new conservative political website, were in the Badger State talking to voters. Journalist Christian Hartsock caught one bandana-clad liberal protester on camera in the capital city of Madison, threatening Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. “Run, get the f--- out of the state,” he advised the lieutenant governor … We’re coming after her anyways, so it doesn’t freaking matter anyways, win or lose.” Asked what protesters would do with Kleefisch if they found her, he answered, “I don’t know, hopefully the colon cancer will take...
  • Walker says recall win 'feels good'

    06/05/2012 7:49:21 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 5, 2012
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- In his first interview since beating back a recall challenge, Gov. Scott Walker tells The Associated Press that the victory "feels good." Walker said Tuesday that, "it's time to put our differences aside and find ways to work together to move Wisconsin forward."
  • So, today I was watching MSNBC...

    06/05/2012 6:22:52 PM PDT · by Winstons Julia · 23 replies
    vanity | 06/05/12 | Winston's Julia
    I know... but I wanted to see what they were saying about the Wisconsin election. I just happened to catch a segment where Joe Klein was being interviewed and he was talking about the importance of "Do Not Resuscitate" orders.
  • GOP Projected to Win at least 3 of 4 Senate Districts; Hold Big Lead in 4th, But too Close to Call

    06/05/2012 7:34:22 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 7 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/5/12 | Aurelius
    Scott Walker has won his recall election and more good news is coming for Republicans. With much of the vote in, we can now project that the GOP will win at least three of the State Senate recall elections in Wisconsin as well as the race for Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Race, with 48% reporting: Rebecca Kleefisch (R)- 570,579 votes, 58% Mahlon Mitchell (D)- 417,627 votes, 42% State Senate, District 13, with 56% reporting: Scott Fitzgerald (R)- 23,345 votes, 59% Lori Compas (D)- 15,525 votes, 40% State Senate, District 23, with 38% reporting: Terry Moulton (R)- 13,143 votes, 60% Kristen...
  • Obama Provides Support to Unions in State Battles (2/19/2011. Blast to the past)

    06/05/2012 7:02:58 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/19/2011 | ap
    Organized labor is trying to re-energize and take advantage of the growing backlash from the wave of anti-union sentiment in Wisconsin and more than a dozen other states. President Barack Obama and his political machine are offering tactical support, eager to repair strained relations with some union leaders upset over his recent overtures to business. The potent combination has helped fan the huge protests in Wisconsin against a measure that would strip collective bargaining rights from state workers. The alliance also is sending a warning to other states that are considering the same tactic. "I think it's a clear message,"...
  • Early Wisconsin recall exit polls: 60 percent say recalls are only for official misconduct

    06/05/2012 5:47:38 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 5, 2012 | Kevin Hechtkopf
    Sixty percent of Wisconsin voters in today's recall election say recall elections are only appropriate for official misconduct, according to early CBS News exit polls. Twenty-eight percent said they think they are suitable for any reason, while nine percent think they are never appropriate. Today's recall election in Wisconsin pits Republican Gov. Scott Walker versus Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, in a rematch of their 2010 race. According to the early exit polls, 6 percent say they decided on their candidate in the last few days, with 93 percent saying they made up their minds before that. The recall effort...
  • Romney Congratulates Walker, Says 'Tonight’s Results Will Echo Beyond the Borders of Wisconsin'

    06/05/2012 7:25:20 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 12 replies ^ | June 5, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    Mitt Romney just issued this statement congratulating Scott Walker for his victory in tonight's Wisconsin recall election: “I congratulate Scott Walker on his victory in Wisconsin. Governor Walker has demonstrated over the past year what sound fiscal policies can do to turn an economy around, and I believe that in November voters across the country will demonstrate that they want the same in Washington, D.C. Tonight’s results will echo beyond the borders of Wisconsin. Governor Walker has shown that citizens and taxpayers can fight back – and prevail – against the runaway government costs imposed by labor bosses. Tonight voters...
  • BEST LINE OF NIGHT!… Sarah Palin on Wisconsin Recall: “Obama’s Goose Is Cooked” (Video)

    06/05/2012 7:31:39 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 43 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 5,2012 | Jim Hoft
    Sarah Palin Was On Fire Tonight! Sarah Palin knows what the recall election means for Democrats– “Obama’s goose is cooked!”
  • FReep this Poll: Who Will Win in the Wisconsin Recall Election?

    06/05/2012 5:48:25 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 18 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/5/12 | Aurelius
    Any way you look at it, the recall election of Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin is coming down to the wire. Poll leading up to today showed Walker with a small, but significant, lead. Additionally, exit polls show that he likely received the most votes. However, polls are not necessarily reliable. Allegations of voter fraud have come from both sides. Voter turnout is very high. And no matter what side of the political spectrum you reside, you know that this is an important election with large ramifications come November. So we ask you: who will win today's race in...
  • NBC Calls It For Walker

    06/05/2012 6:51:36 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 54 replies
  • Live Report from The Walker Victory Party at the Waukesha County Exibition Center WI!

    06/05/2012 6:52:11 PM PDT · by Syncro · 66 replies
    On The Ground ^ | June 5, 2012 | Syncro
    The Tea Party Express has their two busses in the front of the parking lot at the Expo center.
  • Scott Walker Projected to Win Recall Election

    06/05/2012 6:54:54 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 7 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/5/12 | Aurelius
    With 19 percent of precincts reporting, Scott Walker holds a lead of 61% to challenger Tom Barrett's 39%. With such a lead, Pundit Press can now project that Scott Walker will win his recall election. Despite Unions pushing mightily against him and President Obama... tweeting his support for Barrett, Scott Walker has won decisively. Now he can concentrate on bring Wisconsin further into prosperity. What the implications will be for November can only be surmised. However, there is no doubt that Walker's win is a stunning mandate against the President and in favor of responsible government.
  • BREAKING NEWS: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survives recall effort, NBC News projects [ticker]

    06/05/2012 6:55:14 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 117 replies
    MSNBC ^ | June 05, 2012
    MSNBC CALLS WALKER WIN: RECALL LOSES [ 22% Reporting Walker 61%, Barrett=38%]