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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