Posts Tagged ‘Governor Scott Walker’

“Defeating Walker’s Right-Wing Money Machine”

The tainted politician receives millions from outside interests!

Scott Walker, the short-term Governor of Wisconsin, is nothing more than a right-wing operative; a tool for the subversive and restrictive agenda of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.

His policies have hurt Wisconsin, and hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites have joined to recall the controversial Governor.

How important is the recall of Governor Walker?

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“Governor Walker’s Day Has Come”

This article has been posted on The Huffington Post. Click on the link to read it at Huff Post.

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The State of Wisconsin is recalling it’s acerbic Governor.

Only two Governor’s have been recalled in our long history. It looks like the Wisconsin Governor will make history by becoming the third.

More than 1,000,000 signatures — weighing more than 3,000 pounds — were gathered by citizens of the Badger State and turned into the Government Accountability Board in the 60 days they were allowed to gather signatures. Once the GAB has certified the signatures, which could take up to 61 days, the election will be set and the people will have a say in the status of their present governor.

The recall of the controversial governor is another important step in reclaiming democracy. It will set the stage for recanting the electoral mistake they made one short year ago.

But, will the recall supporters prevail?

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“Recall Walker Gains Momentum”

This article was posted at The Huffington Post on 11/4. To read it at HuffPost click on the link here.

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Angry Wisconsinites file to recall ideological Governor!

In October paperwork was filed with the Government Accountability Board to gather signatures to recall Governor Scott Walker after just one year in office.

The honeymoon ended abruptly when the newly elected Governor began pushing controversial policies that attacked hard-working Wisconsin citizens.

Push-back, began when Senate Democrats left the state in February to prevent a budget vote that also stripped public union rights. It was swift and has been growing ever since. Wisconsin became the battleground for the middle-class.

As momentum builds, the chance of recall becomes more imminent.

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“A Grass Root’s Win In Wisconsin”

Posted on The Huffington Post on Friday, 8/19. Read it on HuffPo by clicking on the link here.

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On Tuesday, Wisconsinites reclaimed democracy in a big way!

After four months the recall elections in six Senate Republican districts and three Democratic districts in Wisconsin have concluded. They were an important turning point for the nation.

In these historical recall elections, ‘the people’ took another big step on Tuesday reelecting the remaining two Senate Democrats after taking two of the seats the previous week in the six Republican recall elections. A big step in taking back our precious democracy which is under attack by right-wing factions, big corporations, big money, and ALEC.

With five victories in the recall elections Wisconsinites are one step closer to winning back the Senate from the Republicans.

Will this strong showing motivate other repressed people in other states?

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“The Important Vote on Tuesday!”

All eyes should be on Tuesday’s vote: a turning point for America.

No, not the debt ceiling and spending cut vote that may or may not occur in Congress, but an even more important vote—the vote in Wisconsin.

The vote to win back democracy. To smack down the plutocratic oligarchy that invaded Wisconsin. To fight off the move to fascism.

Both votes are important in their impact on politics and economics; both microcosms of the agony and the struggles Americans are forced to endure.

One vote may mean the collapse of the world economy while the other could signal the reawakening of democracy—a return to ‘we the people’—in a state with a history of progressive democratic values.

How important are the recall elections in the Badger State?

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Quick Hit: “Against the Will of the People!”

Wisconsin Republicans have started the revolution!

With slick, fascist type swiftness, 18 Senators reversed 50 years of good politics against the will of the citizens.

The late night antic has not really gotten out to the citizens yet, but the anger will be elevated when Wisconsinites awaken to the news.

It is now clear that Scott Walker is the front man for this Republican/Fascist grab for power, stripping union rights from hard-working people. Americans will not tolerate this threat to democracy.

The way the conference was handled, the way Majority Leader Fitzgerald conducted the meeting was not only unlawful, but was an ugly example of fascism.  Fitzgerald was unwilling to listen to the impassioned argument of Representative Peter Barca who, by-way-of a letter from the current Republican Attorney General, point out the illegality of the Senator’s actions.

I asked in “A Fascist Regime in Wisconsin?” Is Senator Fitsgeralds a fascist?

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