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Knowing that the voting numbers are there to recall Walker and perhaps other Republican State Senators in 2012, the usual cast of the Fitzwalkerstan Cult is aiming to change the rules for recall efforts and voting in Wisconsin in general. These shameful Koch apparatchiks love America until it gets into… Read the full story »
At 4PM at the Capitol in Madison, Scott Walker will use extra police and security measures to not allow Wisconsinites to have access to the Capitol as he delivers his budget address which features over $1 billion in cuts to overall state aid, mostly in education funding. He’s also going… Read the full story »
Thousands showed up peacefully today at the Capitol despite cold weather or any scheduled rallies. There were no arrests. No one was certain what was going to happen at 4PM, when the Capitol was scheduled to be evacuated. There were long lines at two access points of the Capitol for… Read the full story »
While there don’t appear to be any official events posted at the Capitol in Madison as of 8AM, there indeed will be protestors there and voices will need to be heard. An interesting event posted on the site Defend Wisconsin states: When: Sun, February 27, 1:00pm – 2:30pm Where: Madison… Read the full story »
Here is some national coverage on today’s rallies across the country supporting those in Wisconsin rallying against Walker’s (and Koch Brothers) hope to bust unions. Protesters across US decry Wis. anti-union efforts (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Rallies were held across the country Saturday to support thousands of protesters holding… Read the full story »
It’s good to see that Republicans are so upset by the noise of the people that have been there non-stop making their voices heard against undemocratic union-busting. They are upset so much that they passed a rule to shut the voices down. Lawmakers approved a rule change this week clearing… Read the full story »
This is unedited footage of a couple local reporters reporting for the 5PM news as a live shot on the scene followed by a walkthrough into the Capitol building and through the middle of the rally area. The reporter was corrected that people were from Madison, not people from out… Read the full story »
Kasich is just as much of a soft-handed Fox News Koch Brothers errand boy ass as wheezing Scottie Walker. Thank you Ohio!!!
You can imagine sniffly soft-handed Scott Walker wheezing his way through a sentence while reading a teleprompter that’s a script from a Koch Brothers sponsored mimeograph that still smells so fresh. Maybe that’s why he has the sniffles. So the Grand Sniffler is threatening major layoffs if his emperial decrees… Read the full story »
Ed Shultz interviews Tammy Baldwin and John Nichols at the Capitol in Madison on Tuesday, February 22: Make sure to give some love to Ed Shultz for all he has done with these travails.
Watching Walker speaking at the Governor’s Conference Room, here is some commentary: “The bill isn’t aimed at state workers…” No? It’s about union busting. It’s firmly aimed at state workers. Walker makes no mention that the union leadership has offered to talk about cuts. He clearly says that collective bargaining… Read the full story »
There should be a large crowd on Monday! MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Public schools in Madison will close on Monday for the fourth straight day as teachers are expected to continue protesting a bill that would strip their collective bargaining rights. District spokesman Ken Syke said Sunday that school officials… Read the full story »
This is unedited video of today’s massive rally outside the Capitol. Estimates are now upwards of 70,000 people.
Estimates range from 60-70,000 today. It was a beautiful sunny day where those fighting against Walker’s power grab and union-busting tactics protested with a fraction of Koch Brothers funded tea party followers. Here’s a sample of some of the rally participants: