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 Deeds 7 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 for a quorum so that a vote may be taken on the governor's bill. The Dems have...
by Doug Hughes 7 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 counter-protested. There were no arrests last night when hundreds of angry protesters...
by TMMason 7 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 Americans who are right to work workers, and are nothing more, and have been...
by Rafini 7 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 legislator, to listen to what I have to say and represent me so that my vote...
by Jonesy0311 6 years ago
How do you feel about certain states outlawing labor unions and collective bargaining?This is not a hypothetical. Many states to include, Wisconsin, Alabama, Maine, Ohio, and Arizona are pushing legislation to limit the power of labor unions; especially those for government and public service...
by logic,commonsense 7 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 buy politicians is spent on Democrats, even though not all those who pay dues...
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