Responsible estimates between 70,000 to 100,000 people on Saturday and the biggest crowd to date - almost all in support of collective bargaining rights. A USA Today/Gallup poll showed only 33% support Governor Walker's plan to strip worker's rights.
http://www.gallup.com/poll/146276/Scali … Evils.aspx
Police Support the Protesters - Join the protests
"MADISON, Wis. — Hundreds of off-duty police officers and deputies joined protests today against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill that would strip most collective bargaining powers from about 170,000 public employees..."
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/201 … cers_N.htm
Walker Lied -
On Campaigning to Curtail Collective Bargaining Rights
A lot of wingnuts are saying Walker is just implementing his campaign promises and he has a mandate from the voters to demolish collective bargaining. The facts were checked and in the campaign, there was no mention of the features of union-busting which are the sole stumbling block to a compromise.
http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/sta … gned-his-/
by Ralph Deeds6 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4Z1AO3yG_8http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AbeAcTi … re=relatedThe latest news--The State Police are trying to track down the Democrat legislators at least one of which is needed...
by Doug Hughes6 years ago
"I just spent four days in Madison and the state Capitol, reporting, and saw absolutely no violence. There were no arrests on Saturday, when 80,000 liberals rallied and a smaller number of Tea Partiers...
by TMMason6 years ago
I believe it is time to toss the Unions from our govt. and maybe even the private sector. they have served their purpose and have become a hinderance and a drain on our economy. They have spat in the face of all those...
by Rafini6 years ago
I sent this to my state reps & intend to send it as a Letter to the Editor of the local paper.As a law-abiding, taxpaying, legal citizen of Wisconsin and the United States of America, I request you, as my state...
by logic,commonsense5 years ago
In Michigan, caregivers are required to pay $30 a month in union dues to the SEIU! Even if they are the parents of disabled children. This adds up to $6 million a year! 95% of what the union uses to...
by Rafini6 years ago
Tonight, GOV Walker gave a statewide address. He said:There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding unions and collective bargaining. Collective bargaining actually stems from a 1905 civil service...
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