Liberal Wisconsin rebukes union power

June 5, 2012

By John Seiler

Maybe it’s the cheese. Tonight Wisconsin, one of the country’s most liberal states, rebuked its powerful government-worker unions by keeping Republican Gov. Scott Walker in office. As of 8:29 pm California time, with 60 percent of precincts counted, he’s winning 57 percent to 42 percent against liberal Milwakuee mayor Tom Barrett. That defeats the Walker recall.

In the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama garnered 56 percent of the vote, compared to 53 percent nationally. It’s definitely a “Blue” state. By comparison, ultra-liberal California gave Obama 61 percent.

Soon we’ll see how well the Union Power does in California when we get results on the two pension reform  measures in Democratic San Jose and Republican San Diego.

People everywhere are waking up to the reality that the government-worker unions just have grabbed too much power; that the government pension crisis is real, and is forcing bankruptcies across America.

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  1. Donkey
    Donkey 6 June, 2012, 05:52

    Hopefully California will find a leader like Scott Walker before the math knocks our walls down. 🙂

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  2. Rex the Wonder Dog!
    Rex the Wonder Dog! 6 June, 2012, 12:56

    CA is going to take longer, bu will eventually get there……

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  3. JERRY PERSON
    JERRY PERSON 25 August, 2013, 09:04

    Scott Walker remembers creating jobs as assemblyman in Wisconsin . It was easy with ALEC. 32000 UNION public sector jobs. It is not as easy this time with out using your tax dollars. Scott Walker has created ALL Wisconsin`s budget problems working for ALEC. In 1997 Walker and Prosser as state assemblymen championed for ALEC with truth in sentencing telling the legislatures it would not cost a dime it was to give judges not parole boards the control over sentencing. Then Walker filibustered to stop sentencing changes after the fact misleading ALL the legislatures. With out the sentencing changes Wisconsin`s prisons quadrupled over night. Most people sentenced to 2 years now had to serve as much as 6o years. As the Wisconsin Budget watch Blog shows . Stopping just a percentage of these long sentences Wisconsin would save 707 million per year. Wisconsin could have free tuition colleges. It shows Wisconsin has wasted 35 billion if you add the numbers to the state budget since 1997. Not including the building new or remodeling of 71 courthouses & 71 county jails & 273 police stations and dozens of prisons 28 billion plus interest. The total is over 70 BILLION plus the 100 Billion spent by social services to support prisoners families because the bread winner was a political prisoner as US Att gen Eric Holder explained. Then farming out prisoners in several states until the courts realized it was not allowed in the Wisconsin constitution. Wisconsin then hired 32000 union public sector workers to fill the jobs housing the prisners from deputies , judges, district attorneys all owe Walker for creating there jobs. 32000 UNION PUBLIC SECTOR JOBS. This cost taxpayers over a half million per day to house these EXTRA prisoners per day in Milwaukee county alone. This your reason for budget problems in Wisconsin. Big spender big government Scott Walker. Why does he not work for the people he is taking his check from the people ?

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