Koch Bros Dems Halloween Bogeymen
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bogeyman With apologies to James Whitcomb Riley: INSCRIBED WITH ALL FAITH AND AFFECTION To all the little Democrats: — The happy ones; and sad ones; The sober and the silent ones; the boisterous and glad ones; The good ones — Yes, the good ones, too; and all the lovely bad ones. The Koch Brothers’s come to GOP house to stay, An’ buy up | Read More »
66 Conservatives who understand promises and economics
That is how many voted against the budget bill without the promised 3 day wait to uncover the sleaze. That is how many voted against fakery and political theater over substance. That is how many who deserve support in the next election. Some of the new people who ran with tea party support like Ribble and Duffy in Wisconsin and Benishek in Michigan have shown | Read More »
Sen. Ron Johnson (R, WI) will vote against Budget Deal
He should be on the Committee if it passes. Only people who vote against its passage should be on that committee. His press release: Aug 01 2011 Senator Johnson to Oppose Budget Control Act Washington, D.C. – Senator Ron Johnson (WI) made the following statement regarding the upcoming Senate vote on the Budget Control Act: “After reviewing the Budget Control Act of 2011, I have decided to | Read More »
“Union Man” music video & Wisconsin union vote Qs for an incurious press
Here is an excellent Wisconsin political music video that was promoted by WTMJ’s Charlie Sykes. Note the “fist” symbolism: Teachers’ unions and union supported Wisconsin school boards are rushing to enter new contracts before the new law comes into effect. Many questions about these teacher contract votes have been raised. The media focus is often on open meeting laws for Board consideration of the contracts | Read More »
Union taught WI public school students have lower test scores than non-union Texas.
Contrary to widespread public perception, the public union educational system in Wisconsin on average does no better job of educating students than that of 5 states that do not permit teacher collective bargaining, viz, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, or Virginia. See http://iowahawk.typepad.com/iowahawk/2011/03/longhorns-17-badgers-1.html Actually, Wisconsin students categorized as “black, hispanic, or asian” generally perform poorly when compared to black, hispanic, or asian categorized students from these southern | Read More »
Fire Chief Tubbs! Restore Rule of Law to WI Capitol.
The mob has validated the propriety of the two hours notice given by the Republicans for the vote. Since the police have escorted the Republicans from the Capitol due to security concerns in view of the mayhem and mob of Democrat protesters, it clearly would have been improvident, and impractical to have given greater notice. Anarchy, mobs and mayhem rule in the Capitol building. The | Read More »
Anyone got a form for teachers to request refund of union dues e.g. in WI, TN, OH?
While a few teachers were calling in sick and getting fraudulent sick notes in the People’s Republic of Madison, many were going to work. Some of these diligent professionals dread the bad publicity engendered by the bad apples. Some teachers are concerned about union willingness to trade layoffs for keeping such union “rights” as (1) having the government collect $700 to $1,000 in yearly dues | Read More »
What if the Green Bay Packers joined a public union?
NFL football players are members of a private sector union, the NFL Players Association, but what if they belonged to a government employee union in symbiosis with the Democrat Party? Imagine if the 2011 Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers football players were members of a public union similar to WEAC the Green Bay, Wisconsin public teachers union. It’s not so far fetched, after all, | Read More »
WI PUDs, unions & chanters
Public Union Democrats, and their chanting supporters do a disservice to Wisconsin people in hard economic times. In November, 2010 a majority of Wisconsin citizens voted to empower Republican solutions. In the weeks leading up to the election, different approaches to addressing State and local economic challenges were debated; the electorate spoke decisively. Newly elected Governor Walker, with compassion, seriousness, patience and honor, has explained | Read More »
Wisconsin Legislator’s Oath of Office
Many of the missing 14 Wisconsin Democrat State Senators have made the following oath multiple times, not only for their Senate seats, but also for various governmental commissions and boards. Wisconsin Constitution Article IV states: Oath of office. SECTION 28. Members of the legislature, and all officers, executive and judicial, except such inferior officers as may be by law exempted, shall before they enter upon | Read More »