Every "protest day" in Madison, WI expends 500,000 person-hours of political activity. Multiply this by the 8 days of protest actions and you get FOUR MILLION person political hours...so far.
HAD these same "PRO-TESTERS" taken their energies to the streets in CI...Civl Informationing [PRE-TESTING] every week of 2010 before the election, where they would talk and inform their neighbors in their own home towns and help get out an INFORMED VOTE for progressive issues and candidates, then maybe, just maybe...there would NOT be a need for this PRO-TEST n Madison, WI!
IT'S NOT ABOUT THE WISCONSIN BUDGET!
IT ABOUT WAR ON DEMOCRACY!
Walker Bill gives sole and absolute discretion to Governor to sell off state owned power plants using No-Bid process
Hmm,....Koch Brothers might like that, so would, Madison Gas and Electric, WE Energies and the rest of the utilities listed in his Compaign donations
Does George 'the second' Bush get credit for Democracy breaking out in the middle east?
The following is just a partial list. For a complete list of the 38,901 contributors, their contact information and amounts go to: http://www.wisdc.org/index.php?filter=+Search+&from=--&to=--&name=walker&module=wisdc.websiteforms&cmd=searchadvanced&qty=100&p=4
One can only say from this side of the Atlantic, the wedding of "The future King and Queen of England" is off to a tasteless, ominous start. Clearly, the way things are going along, the word Monarch is bound to be anachronous by the time the pair are old enough.
In his interview on the FOX network, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker went on to say cutting medical programs to 1 million handicapped and low income persons would save $1.8 billion. He commented that entitlement payments to handicapped people should “not be a way of life.”
Surviving in southeast Georgia on a strict diet of Thom podcasts, and excess stomach acid generated by reactionary Southern politics...
I have been a member of AFSCME for about 30 years, and during that time, I've been one of those evil union "thugs" or activists...you know the type...we protect other workers, we speak to power, we try to get the other side to understand our side...and we figure out what's most important to our members. Yes, our local members. I was elected at my workplace to represent workers' best interests, I served on negotiating committees, steward committees, some committees for parties!
My particular favorite anti-war song, Universal Soldier, Donovan has a good version.
Wisconsin Judge denies Walker's injunction that would have forced teachers out of the protests and back into the classroom.