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  • BUSTED: 4 Nuns Signed Scott Walker Recall Petition Twice!

    06/06/2012 4:11:30 PM PDT · by NYer · 57 replies
    That will be 10 “Hail Marys”! Now go and cheat no more! Sister Leane Herda (School Sisters of St Francis) signed on 11/19/11 View Petition and on 12/7/11 View PetitionSister Brenda Walsh (Racine Dominican Sisters) signed on 11/30/11 View Petition and on 12/15/11 View Petition Sister Alessandra Kubasta (Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters) signed on 11/29/11 View Petition and on 12/14/11 View Petition Sister Marie Gerard Donovan (Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters) signed on 11/27/11 View Petition and on 12/14/11 View Petition
  • AFL-CIO chief dismisses regrets in Wisconsin recall

    06/06/2012 3:15:16 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 16 replies ^ | 6/6/12 | Michael O'Brien
    With the labor movement reeling from the result of Tuesday's recall election in Wisconsin,AFL-CIOPresident RichardTrumkasought to downplay the significance of Gov. Scott Walker's victory over a union-driven effort to unseat him.Trumka, the leader of one of the nation's largest labor groups, dismissed the notion that unions might look back upon their unsuccessful campaign against Walker with regret."We didn't decide on this recall. It was the workers in Wisconsin and the voters in Wisconsin who did," he said on a conference call with reporters. "Hell, I don't know if we'd do anything differently."
  • Beyond Wisconsin

    06/06/2012 12:23:51 PM PDT · by SubMareener · 26 replies
    Via Email ^ | Wed 6/6/2012 6:48 AM | Richard L. Trumka, AFL-CIO
    Dear XXXX, A year and a half ago, Gov. Scott Walker and his friends in the Senate forced through an extremist anti-worker agenda that divided the state. Last night, Wisconsin took back its Senate. While Gov. Walker remains in office after being only the third governor in American history subjected to the humiliation of a recall, his divisive agenda has been stopped cold. Though Walker was shielded with a flood of secret corporate cash, Wisconsin made its voice heard. While we came closer to recalling Walker than many expected, we ended up coming just short. The work we did together...
  • San Diego And San Jose Approve Pension Cuts In A Landslide Vote

    06/06/2012 7:37:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 06/06/2012 | AP
    SAN DIEGO (AP) Voters in two major California cities overwhelmingly approved cuts to retirement benefits for city workers in what supporters said was a mandate that may lead to similar ballot initiatives in other states and cities that are struggling with mounting pension obligations. Supporters had a simple message to voters in San Diego and San Jose: Pensions for city workers are unaffordable and more generous than many private companies offer, forcing libraries to slash hours and potholes to go unfilled. "The public is frustrated," said San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio, a Republican who staked his mayoral bid on...
  • Democracy Died Tonight

    06/06/2012 10:54:40 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/5/12 | Breitbart TV
    Weeping Anti-Walker Protester: 'Democracy Died Tonight'
  • The Liberal Crying Game Wisconsin Style

    06/06/2012 10:19:00 AM PDT · by Chris in VA · 21 replies
    American Live Wire ^ | 6/6/12 | David Webb
    From the article -- "With the relatively easy victories by Walker, Kleefisch, and three incumbent Republicans in the state Senate, the liberal crying game has officially begun."
  • Kill Scott Walker: Angry libs flood Twitter with death threats after Wisconsin recall defeat

    06/06/2012 9:04:23 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 65 replies
    I won't post the article because of language. Yes, they really are different from us
  • Report says Democrat takes last Senate seat (Wisconsin Senate can reconvene early...

    06/06/2012 8:52:13 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 60 replies
    Leader-Telegram ^ | 6/6/2012 | Staff
    Democrats appeared to have assumed control of the state Senate with results posted early Wednesday showing former Sen. John Lehman (D-Racine) in a tight race defeating incumbent Van Wanggard, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting...
  • Obama: Don't Like What You Saw In Wisconsin? Wait Until You See What Happens In November!!!!

    06/06/2012 7:36:03 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 19 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-6-2012 | MOTUS
    We have awakened a sleeping giant and have instilled in him a terrible resolve." Emperor Hirohito The sleeping Giant, off the coast of Irelands Dingle peninsula Could it be? Could the pendulum after tracing one of the longest arcs ever recorded in the history of America - possibly be swinging back? Finally? There certainly were indications of that possibility last night from both fly-over and - of all places - California!?! Whats up with that the Tea Party isnt even legal in California! So here are the gory results from Wisconsin: despite voter turnout of 119% in Madison...
  • Vanity: WSJ Confirmed Willard Was No Show in WI

    06/06/2012 6:37:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 6, 2012 | Me
    One disappointment is that Mitt Romney failed to appear in Wisconsin during the recall campaign. We doubt the recall vote is a prediction of what will happen in November, and Mr. Romney will have to make his own sale to Badger State voters. But the presumptive Presidential nominee could do worse than associate himself with the GOP reform Governors who were elected in 2010 and are turning around their states. If voters are in a mood to reward leaders willing to tackle hard problems, Mr. Romney should meet their expectations. (Emphasis Mine)
  • Obama camp: Recall result not what they had hoped

    06/05/2012 10:24:53 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 6, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's presidential campaign says the outcome of the Wisconsin recall election isn't what it had been hoping for. The Republican governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, defeated the Democrat who sought to oust him, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Obama never traveled to Wisconsin to campaign with Barrett but sent out a message on the social media site Twitter late Monday to say he was standing by Barrett.
  • Big Labor's Big Boo Boo (Their Wisconsin Mulligan Shanks Right)

    06/06/2012 5:20:32 AM PDT · by C. Edmund Wright · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 6, 2012 | C. Edmund Wright
    Wow. Where to start? The "it's gonna be a late night in Madison" notion was virtually over by the end of Happy Hour -- which no doubt did cause some very late nights instead in Washington and Chicago. With little or no happiness at all. And naturally there were also the comparisons to the vibes of the night Scott Brown took down the Kennedy seat in 2009. More on both of these dynamics shortly. The real story is: what happened this spring in Wisconsin was not a recall election at all. Pure and simple, it was a mulligan. A childish...
  • How Scott Walker won the Wisconsin recall election (29% of Union Memebers Voted for Walker)

    06/06/2012 3:40:42 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 34 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 6, 2012 | Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto
    CBS News) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker retained his seat in the election that sought to recall him from office, defeating his challenger Tom Barrett in this election (as he did in the 2010 governor's race). Walker won with strong support from Republicans, conservatives, Tea Party supporters and a majority of votes from independents. Walker is the first governor in U.S. history to survive a recall election. Gov. Gray Davis of California was recalled in 2003, and in 1921, North Dakota's Governor Lynn Frazier of was ousted due to a recall. The heated recall race began amid the controversy created when...
  • Sarah Palin: Obamas goose is cooked

    06/05/2012 9:40:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Politico ^ | June 5, 2012 | M.J. Lee
    Sarah Palin had this to say after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was declared the winner of Tuesdays recall election: Obamas goose is cooked. I think that the Democrats there understand that the presidents no-show represents the fact that Obamas goose is cooked, Palin told Greta Van Susteren on Fox News soon after networks called Walker the projected winner of the historic recall. She was referring to President Barack Obamas decision not to campaign for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. As she denounced Obamas hopey changey stuff, the former Alaska governor continued: More and more Americans realize that what Wisconsin has just...
  • And the War Begins

    06/05/2012 9:26:15 PM PDT · by Mackaywarrior · 9 replies
    Governor Walker's victory is the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga. Leftists (specifically unions) now must face the fact that they have wanted to ignore all along; The Tea Party is alive and strong. Although not the majority in the political field, the Tea Party pick their battlefields and are armed with a vision, a vision that America will become the land of life, liberty, and (most importantly) a land of and for free people. The Tea Party has placed the Republican party in a position where they either support the Tea Party, or lose in 2012 (much like how the continental...
  • Breaking: Liberals Plan to Assassinate Walker: 'I Will Kill Walker Myself'

    06/05/2012 9:15:47 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 107 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/6/12 | Aurelius
    In light of the crushing victory Scott Walker had tonight, liberals are returning to their normal civility: calling for his murder and promises to kill him. Across the internet, crazed leftists are calling for the governor to be assassinated, as they clearly have no respect for democratic elections. Below are just a few of the disgusting comments posted throughout the internet tonight. "I'll personally kill Walker myself:" SKSunnyy plans to assassinate the governor (obscenities obscured): Josh James expresses his feelings about Mr. Walker:
  • 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%]
  • A theatrical reenactment of tonight's recall vote in Wisconsin

    06/05/2012 8:52:13 PM PDT · by TMA62 · 9 replies
    Attached is a theatrical reenactment of tonights recall vote in Wisconsin. Spencer Tracy plays Scott Walker. Ernest Borgnine plays the unions, Robert Ryan plays Barack Obama. Tom Barrett is played by a bar stoll. Enjoy!
  • Ignore the spin: Wisconsin was a disaster for Democrats and President Obama

    06/05/2012 8:51:51 PM PDT · by Qbert · 48 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/05/2012 | Thomas Grier
    If you pause and listen carefully, you might be able to hear the despair coming from Jim Messina, President Obamas 2012 campaign manager, and David Axelrod, Obamas top strategist and communications director, as the meaning of Wisconsins recall election becomes clear. In the final hours before Governor Scott Walkers victory, with the writing on the wall, President Obama and his campaign could only muster a tweet and a last-minute video for challenger Tom Barrett. But do not let that tepid support fool you: Democrats and their union allies spent an astronomical amount on a judicial election, four state legislative recalls...
  • Scott Walker 'the liberal slayer' wins one for the producers(he is our Tea Party model hero)

    06/05/2012 8:44:52 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 23 replies
    sol rant | 6/5/2012 | sickoflibs
    Wisconsin count as of 11:30pm EST , Walker 54%, Barrett 45%. NBC calls it for Walker back at about 10pm. It was a classic. I watched MSNBC all night flipping to FNC only briefly from time to time. Over at ‘MSNBC/Destroy Walker-BC’ they were predicting such a close election that they said it would probably require a recall. 'Be prepared for a long night' they repeated. Dem are knocking on a million doors today, boots on the ground', they were calling those who didn't vote in 2010 to shame them to get out and vote. Then with 1% counted Walker...