Watch as Rep. Paul Ryan explains how it’s “like Cairo has moved to Madison” because citizens are expressing their outrage at Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to take away collective bargaining rights from public employees: Ed. Note: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s PolitiFact says Rep. Ryan’s pants are on fire with this claim.
I supposed I shouldn’t be surprised, but Dave Westlake, the arch-conservative “tea party” Republican who got crushed by Ron Johnson in the 2010 Republican U.S. Senate primary, is organizing an event supporting Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to take away collective bargaining rights from Wisconsin’s public employees. I never pegged Westlake as a rabidly anti-union guy [...]
The best picture I’ve seen thus far of what it looks like inside the Wisconsin Capitol building.
Photo by Tom Lynn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
Here’s some video of the scene inside the Wisconsin Capitol building today… On a related note, all 14 Democratic State Senators have left the Capitol – and possibly the state – as they stand in solidarity with Wisconsin’s public employees.
In a tweet shortly after it was reported Senate Democrats had left the Capitol, State [...]
State Rep. Chris Sinicki, a Democrat representing the 20th Assembly District, wrote a guest editorial yesterday for the Bay View Compass about Gov. Scott Walker’s attempt to strip public employees of their collective bargaining rights. Here’s a snippet: Gov. Walker’s “budget-repair” bill is plainly just a vehicle he is using to assault the rights our [...]