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Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:13 PM

The Rest of the Story on Scott Walker’s Visit to Concord

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By Paul Brochu, Lead Organizer, New Hampshire for The Stamp Stampede

According to someone who was there Saturday morning:

More people were outside protesting against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker than were inside the building, attending the event.

Inside, what was billed as the NH-GOP’s “2016 Kickoff Grassroots Training” quickly devolved into an exercise in political fundraising. Party Chairwoman Jennifer Horn kept reminding the “Grassroots” participants to donate, donate, donate. She also encouraged them to volunteer for Americans For Prosperity. (Which is somewhat odd… wouldn’t the Party want its “Grassroots” volunteers to support Republican candidates, not a 501(c)(4) “social welfare organization” founded by the Koch brothers ??)

Inside, party officials were touting Scott Walker as “the only candidate willing to fight the special interests.” (Which is an odd characterization, while there’s an ongoing investigation into “whether Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and conservative groups illegally worked together in recall elections” including “the involvement of Walker’s campaign in raising money” for the Wisconsin Club for Growth.)

Inside, party officials were discussing who would – and wouldn’t – be allowed into the event. Among those left outside in the cold? Any and all Republicans from Massachusetts. Apparently, NH GOP officials thought Massachusetts Republicans had struck some sort of “deal” with labor unions… and because of that, any Republican from Massachusetts was turned away at the door. Among those left outside the event? A gray-suited man who described himself as a “Lifetime Member of the National Republican Inner Circle” who happened to be from Massachusetts.

FULL story at link.

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Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:14 PM

1. Good, the vile prick deserves this and much worse.

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Tue Mar 17, 2015, 07:56 PM

2. Outstanding!

Great video, great song, great people - inspirational!

That'll wake you up!

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