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Victory for Scott Walker Means a Return to the Glorious Days of Feudalism

Updated on February 22, 2014
Governor for Sale
Governor for Sale

A victory for Scott Walker in Wisconsin’s recall election means a step backward to a simpler time. It means a return to traditional, family values with God as his guide and the Bible at his side.

After the return of Walker to his fiefdom, there will be no more troublesome unions with their minimum wage, child labor laws, forty hour work weeks, and safety standards. It will also be an end of universal suffrage and the Voting Rights Act. It will mean going back to a time when a man could be fired for staying home to take care of his dying child and 6 people slept in each room of a rat infested tenement.

There was a time when corporate bosses like Carnegie, Vanderbilt and Morgan used strike breakers, who, with impunity, could attack workers who got in the way of capital. Things were easy for industrialists back them, and Scott Walker wants a return of those simpler, better times.

It was a time of political machines when the people were ground at the millstone to make bread for the industrialists. It was a time when workers strived to stay alive and didn’t have the illusion that their work was for anything but the benefit of capitalists. It was a time before WWII and the rise of the middle class. Walker wants to bring the harsh, simple reality back to workers that life is unforgiving and unbearable for everyone but the upper crust and their political puppets.

Walker’s return to the Governor’s mansion in Wisconsin will bring us back to the time of separate and unequal education: a test-driven factory school for some and private schools with the best teachers and classrooms for the wealthy children. If Walker has his way, capital will dominate the schools and school choice will mean the governor will be able to choose what schools stay open and what teachers to fire.

Governor Walker will bring back the happier days when women stayed in the home, never used birth control, and had as many babies as their husbands demanded.

Scott Walker is in a long line of governors that supports the new robber barons: the Koch brothers, big oil, big pharma, big agra, and the mega-banks.

Won’t you please support Scott Walker to represent the plutocrats in Wisconsin?

Peace,
Tex Shelters

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      LikaMarie 4 years ago

      Oh, and of course! Scott Walker makes me proud, that as a woman, I get to get paid less than a man who has less seniority, and be proud of the fact that I am underpaid and demeaned in the work place.

      Being of working class, I also get to be caught up in the sandwich of having to be a baby machine as my man demands, yet if we are to get pregnant, I'm supposed to somehow stay home to take care of these babies yet work 3 full time jobs at the same time to support them, just to get my neck wrung because the babysitter abuses them. Scott Walker liberates me this way, and it's nice that a patriarch takes care of me in this manner.

      Oh, and of course by cutting millions of dollars from education, and gave it to the big corporations as tax breaks, it's also MY fault that the public education program is failing, because I am a parent.

      Then, with these tax breaks, these big corporations have cut people's hours, but, because now they hire more part time positions, it's easier for me to find something where I can stay in the poor house, since as a college graduated woman, I'm seriously not smart enough for a full time position.

      And speaking of being barefoot and pregnant, I am also proud to say that the governor is in charge of my "no-no" spot.

      Go Scott Walker! College drop outs are fully the bomb, where he can be a rock star and a straight shooter and make me proud to be an underrated Wisconsinite!

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      Joseph G Caldwell 4 years ago from southwest Pennsylvania

      This Hub needs to be read aloud by all MSM news anchors and Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert as well. The logic of those supporting Walker needs to exposed for what it is.

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      Thanks Joe. I try.

      PTxS

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      Dennis L. Page 4 years ago from New York/Pennsylvania border

      From his beady eyes, to his shifty looks, to his divide and conquer mantra, to his affiliation with the Koch brothers, Scott Walker has proven over and over his real allegiance is to the super rich and corporations. For whatever the reasons, Walker seems to loathe the average, tax paying worker. The people of Wisconsin need to vote this man out of office.

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Halleluiahs that Scott Walker was elected again. Someone is paying attention. Fiscal responsibility may be in vogue again.

      Hopefully Gov Walker will do more genius things like ending the deduction of union dues directly from paychecks. The poor defenseless public unions now must rely on their rank and file to mail in a check. oops.

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      Yes, cut all the education and give more money for corporations that need it. Yea!

      PTxS

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      "Yes, cut all the education and give more money for corporations that need it. Yea!"

      Yea! Pretty much. Except you don't understand the concept of taxation. The concept is not 'giving' the corporations money, rather letting them keep what they have earned and *returning* it back to the economy via capital investment, dividends, salaries, etc. It's rather complicated. ;)

      Corporations are better at spending their own money anyway.

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      Actually, corporations are given money in many ways, through R and D money, through investment grants, free land use, and so forth.

      I understand that corporations pay a lower rate than you and me and they get benefits from our military, police, electrical grid, roads, training for workers (food stamps for their underpaid workers) and other benefit that they don't pay full freight for. So, many corporations don't fully pay for the benefits they receive from the US, but they thank you for giving them a free pass.

      It's their own money, except, they use the resources of our nation and need to pay their share. Or did you not remember that corporations use our water and land and bridges as well?

      PTxS

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Corporations shouldn't pay any taxes at all. Corporations don't use land, bridges, roads, water (they do pay for their water, so that's a red herring anyway) or the military. The people who work for the corporation use those resources. Any corporate tax is simply a hidden tax on the employees and the shareholders. If we all had to write a check every month to cover all our taxes we'd have some understanding of just how heavily we are all taxed.

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      What planet are you from? corporations don't use roads? What corporations are you talking about? Yes, they use water and often pay for it. But water is subsidized by tax money. Corporations don't use land? What? Mines, farms, agra bus, malls, developers, auto makers and dealers? What the hell are you talking about, they don't use land. Be specific. A hidden tax? Only because we allow it instead of having capital gains taxes and fees for land. Mining companies get away with $5 an acre for very valuable land as do some ranchers. That's corporate welfare.

      "This paper initiates Resource Renewal Institute?s second “Council of Elders” project: Recovering $600 Billion by Collecting the Rent. "

      http://www.rri.org/pdf/Elders%20paper%20for%20RRI_...

      PTxS

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      "What planet are you from? "

      Earth, evidently.

      "corporations don't use roads?"

      No, the corporation doesn't drive down the road. The employees of the corporation use the road.

      "Yes, they use water and often pay for it. But water is subsidized by tax money."

      Yes. So what?

      "Corporations don't use land? What? Mines, farms, agra bus, malls, developers, auto makers and dealers? "

      Again, the employees of the corporation use the mines, farms, etc.

      "A hidden tax? Only because we allow it instead of having capital gains taxes and fees for land"

      Yes. It's certainly a tax and it's hidden from the people who work for the corporation and the shareholders, but they have to pay it. Instead of a 'corporate tax', add it to their paychecks and deduct it out again: let all the employees know just how much the government is confiscating from them every week.

      "Mining companies get away with $5 an acre for very valuable land as do some ranchers. That's corporate welfare."

      Good. The less tax that people pay, the better. The employees and shareholders can spend their own money better than the government. It's quite simple.

      "This paper initiates Resource Renewal Institute?s second “Council of Elders” project:"

      The RRI 'Council of Elders'? That's positively horrifying. Name one thing the government does well, except wage war. The last thing we need is more central planning.

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      LikaMarie 4 years ago

      Nicomp,

      I think maybe there is a comprehension issue here.

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      @LikaMarie: No doubt. I'll straighten it out.

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      So, you say corporations are people, but they don't use roads?

      The road benefit the corporations. Fine.

      What the government does well:

      Interstate highways, killing people overseas, electrical grid, national parks, universities, and so on.

      The problem is that you are so extreme that you don't see that there is some good in government. I am completely willing to see that often the government is terrible. Furthermore, you don't see how much corporations are benefitted by government spending and thus you create a false dichotomy of government versus corporations. Corporations and government work hand in hand in many cases, sometimes to our benefit, sometimes not.

      You have been convinced that government is the problem, and you want to let corporations hoard the money and don't want them to pay their share. Fine.

      https://hubpages.com/politics/The-Misanthropes-Cre...

      PTxS

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      "Interstate highways, killing people overseas, electrical grid, national parks, universities, and so on."

      Universities, absolutely not. Electrical grid, ask any doomsday prepper and they will tell you how an inopportune tree limb or nesting bird can bring down the Eastern Seaboard. Interstate highways are amazing. National Parks are unconstitutional but still fun to visit.

      Thank you for judging me, but you are severely limited in your ability to conceptualize issues beyond your political leanings. I never suggested that government was all terrible, but somehow you made that leap. We call that a Straw Man argument in the rational world.

      To reiterate, corporations should pay no taxes, simply because these taxes are passed on to the employees and equity holders and customers. They are hidden taxes on the people who take the risks and drive the economy. Endorsing an increase in corporate taxes is politically lazy and verges on cowardice. Stand up and admit that individual income taxes need to increase and that every citizen needs to kick in something from their paycheck. At least we will know how badly we're getting soaked.

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      BTW, Feudalism requires kings and nobles. Another definition also requires a ruling order of clerics, none of which seem to be springing up since Scott Walker was re-elected. Good Grief, he's the governor of Wisconsin, not King George III.

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      I guess you are proof that universities have failed, if you went to one. Where's your evidence that universities have failed? And I would aid Public schools until 1970.

      http://www.usnews.com/education/worlds-best-univer...

      Opinion is not evidence.

      Refine your straw man definition: http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/straw-man...

      I'm attacking your argument, not you, and not falsely.

      And the reason I like people of different stripe to comment is that I sometimes learn something. Moreover, you are projecting your inability to listen to differing points of view without stereotypes onto me. I haven't judged you, just your argument. Why are national parks unconstitutional? Ever heard of the elastic clause?

      I make a judgement based on you comments, so that's on you.

      You want a world ruled buy corporations? How did Nazi Germany work out?

      PTxS

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      It's a metaphor.

      PTxS

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      "I guess you are proof that universities have failed, if you went to one. Where's your evidence that universities have failed? And I would aid Public schools until 1970."

      Evidently we have all failed, except progressive liberal democrats. The government will save us.

      "Opinion is not evidence."

      The sky is blue. What else you got?

      "Refine your straw man definition: http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/straw-man...

      It's not my definition. Unlike liberal progressive democrats I don't take that liberty. I can simplify the definition so you might grasp the concept: let me know if you need more help.

      "I'm attacking your argument, not you, and not falsely."

      Opinion is not evidence.

      "Why are national parks unconstitutional? Ever heard of the elastic clause?"

      I've heard of fairies too.

      "You want a world ruled buy corporations?"

      Sure. Can't be any worse than the UN.

      "How did Nazi Germany work out?"

      After corporations defeated Nazi Germany and rebuilt the infrastructure, the country is doing pretty well. Solar power and all that.

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      texshelters 4 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      There are many conservatives who use evident for their claims. And many who don't. Did you even look up "elestic clause"? It's the reason we have an airforce the president is the commander of that service, and much more.

      The U.N. doesn't run the world. Sorry if that causes a cognitive dissonance for you.

      You really don't know that the Nazis were nationalists and corporatists?

      PTxS

      PTxS

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      nicomp really 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

      "You really don't know that the Nazis were nationalists and corporatists?"

      Our current administration is the former. The latter has two general definitions, one of which also applies to Progressive Liberal Democrats. oopsy.

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