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Mon Aug 4, 2014, 07:28 AM

 

The Disrespected, Manipulated Wisconsin Electorate

http://thepoliticalenvironment.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-disrespected-manipulated-wisconsin.html

There has never been a Wisconsin Governor in our memories prior to Wrong Way Walker who so widely disrespected the time, resources and basic interests of so many Wisconsinites, particularly the state's lower-income residents, just to advance his own political career.

* If you are a low-income Wisconsin homeowner and/or low-income wage-earner, Walker's first budget raised your taxes, despite his denials designed to put forward an ideological fiction that he was a tax-cutter only.

* That budget also cut low-income families' Welfare-to-Work (W-2) $20 a month, just to get poor people more motivated to find work, as I wrote, citing Walker's budget language, in early 2011: It's right there in the budget, on page 65, in the "Health and Human Services" section (really): "To further encourage W-2 recipients to recognize that the goal of W-2 is for participants to secure unsubsidized employment, reduce the monthly benefit check by $20."

* If you are a low-income woman using one of several Planned Parenthood clinics around the state which Walker's budget shut down, then feel free drive or hitch yourself a ride since you've got nothing better to do with your time to another county or part of the state. That was done so Walker could please his important Right-to-Life constituency.

* If you are a low-income wage earner making just above the poverty line, Walker made things more difficult for you by turning down no-cost federal funding to help maintain your BadgerCare health insurance.




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Scuba Aug 2014 OP
ladjf Aug 2014 #1
rurallib Aug 2014 #2
hue Aug 2014 #3
mokawanis Aug 2014 #4
kellywestlund Aug 2014 #5

Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 4, 2014, 08:03 AM

1. I don't understand why the citizens of Wisconsin don't "run him out of town". nt

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 4, 2014, 08:24 AM

2. Do what you can to make him lose. His next step will be to run

for the presidency. I am so scared of him. He may actually be able to win on a national level. He scares me.
So Wisconsin needs to cut his legs out.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 4, 2014, 10:23 AM

3. Thanks for posting this here Scuba! The comments are very interesting!

I read this over the weekend & think this should go viral!!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 4, 2014, 04:59 PM

4. Walker depends on uninformed and gullible voters to get elected

and unfortunately it's worked so far. It's a sad state of affairs when spending millions on tv ads and telling outright lies convinces people to vote against their own interests.

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Response to mokawanis (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 07:22 PM

5. We have to show that there's an alternative.

Agreed, but we'll never change a thing if we throw our hands up and walk away. The irony is that we've got to raise the money toget elected to change the rules and get money out. Seen the Mayday PAC, yet?

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