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Wisconsin Democrats Boycott Anti-Union Vote By Fleeing State

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Thu, 02/17/2011 - 16:22 | 971371 tickhound
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Boycott, bitchez.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 16:30 | 971413 IBelieveInMagic
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Oh yeah! Let's pile on these working stiffs and give the bankers a free pass... 

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 16:38 | 971460 NOTW777
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obama already calling it "assault";  just like those white boston police, right?

 

http://realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/02/17/obama_on_wisconsin_collect...

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 16:44 | 971485 IBelieveInMagic
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I am not saying that the public worker unions demands has been reasonable but let us first start with the big money rip-offs. When you see the banksters getting a free ride, why pick on the little guys -- let's them also demand a free ride and maybe something better will come in it's place...

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 16:49 | 971512 alien-IQ
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they pick on the "little guys" because the big guys don't turn on each other and work as a syndicate to protect each others interests...while the little guys are easily manipulated to turn against each other. That's why so many in America consistently vote against their own best interests...because a big guy told him to do it.

It's the result of the divide and conquer tactic.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 16:50 | 971530 DaveyJones
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well said

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 17:29 | 971757 alien-IQ
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The fruits of that divide and conquer tactic are displayed in full glory in this thread. Just scroll down and watch the dems vs. republican finger pointing evolve into a frenzy of useless grunting ultimately accomplishing nothing for their own benefit while behaving exactly as they were conditioned to: attacking each other...against their own bests interests.

Americans seem completely incapable of learning from history or cooperating with one another to oppose the very thing that suppresses them. They instead accuse each other of being the cause of their discontent. It's tragic on an epic scale.

When you see someone proclaim that the dems are better than the repubs or vice versa...know this for a fact: you have met an idiot.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 17:38 | 971801 AZSovreign
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Absolutely spot on!!!!!!!!  +2 Titties

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 19:20 | 972182 Cathartes Aura
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+2 Titties

. . . and an ass, apparently.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 20:18 | 972406 dark pools of soros
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cant one of the repubs switch to being a democrat (DINO) for the vote?? weird rule.. not sure it was explained correctly

 

anyway its not really the union's fault they want other things than just $$$ for compensation which are all skyrocketing... Ben needs all serfs to just take his $$$ and nothing else so he can piss labor costs down the china sewer

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:46 | 973149 Oh regional Indian
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Hah! Nice....

ORI

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:54 | 973169 Michael
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Public Union Market Protectionism. That is all this is!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:55 | 973172 Michael
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Public Union Market Protectionism. That is all this is!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:55 | 973173 Michael
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Public Union Market Protectionism. That is all this is!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:55 | 973174 Michael
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Public Union Market Protectionism. That is all this is!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:56 | 973177 Michael
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Public Union Market Protectionism. That is all this is!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:56 | 973179 Michael
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Public Union Market Protectionism. That is all this is!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:58 | 973181 Michael
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Public Union Market Protectionism. That is all this is!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 01:03 | 973194 RockyRacoon
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You're positive about that?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 01:11 | 973196 Michael
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PROTECTIONISM, I SAID SO!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 07:25 | 973483 4xaddict
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If the police can't get them maybe some of the millions of armed tax payers can gently pursuade them to return.......

This is astounding.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 07:33 | 973489 4xaddict
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+ LOL RR

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 01:12 | 973208 Backspin
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Yep.  That sums it up.  You could also call it "plunder", as in Bastiat's explanation of the term.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 01:17 | 973218 Michael
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One of my favorite words.

Plunder: How Public Employee Unions are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling Our Lives and Bankrupting the Nation http://www.amazon.com/Plunder-Employee-Treasuries-Controlling-Bankrupting/dp/product-description/0984275207
Fri, 02/18/2011 - 02:05 | 973261 Michael
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Elevating the worth of one mans labor above another through TV propaganda is the problem.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 02:17 | 973289 Michael
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You know how you know it's getting near the end game?

The government starts to address the problem.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 05:49 | 973446 Michael
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I love watching the Neo-Zionists Libel themselves.

This from David Horoble.

Ron Paul Is A Vicious Anti-Semite and Anti-American and Conservatives Need To Wash Their Hands of Him

"And we thought the Fox News Hoax was bad!!!

Ron Paul has made a huge impact on America. After winning two consecutive CPAC straw polls, the corporate media and powers that be are pulling out all the stops in a bid to destroy Ron Paul and his support for ending the Federal Reserve.

Not only did Fox News pull a major hoax live on air, necon and devout Zionist David Horowitz has written a piece that labels Ron Paul and his supporters as Anti Semites.

In the hit piece, “Ron Paul Is A Vicious Anti-Semite and Anti-American and Conservatives Need To Wash Their Hands of Him,” Horowitz uses outright lies to label Paul and his “crazed” supporters as anti Jewish.

“For years the Texas crackpot, Ron Paul, has been attacking America and Israel as imperialist powers — the Great Satan and the Little Satan, and calling for America’s retreat from the battle against our totalitarian enemies. At the recent CPAC conference Paul’s Jew-hating storm-troopers swarmed the Freedom Center’s table to vent their spleen against Israel as a Nazi state,” wrote Horowitz on the noted neocon website newsrealblog.

Horowitz provides no evidence for his outlandish claims, opting instead for outright lies and half truths. Rather then the freedom orientated Congressman that Ron Paul has always been, he is painted as a Jew hating neo Nazi."

http://www.dailypaul.com/157514/neocon-david-horowitz-labels-ron-paul-and-his-supporters-vicious-anti-semites

These fucking Neo-Zionist Nazis need to be put in their place.

http://www.newsrealblog.com/2011/02/17/ron-paul-is-a-vicious-anti-semite-and-anti-american-and-conservatives-need-to-wash-their-hands-of-him/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+nrb-feature+%28NewsReal+Blog+%C2%BB+Feature%29

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 07:29 | 973486 Michael
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Here is a great documentary on the Security and Prosperity Partnership(SPP). I suggest you watch as much of it as you can handle.

The Nation's Deathbed - Part 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZG-6T2GYx4&feature=related

 

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 08:00 | 973511 jeff montanye
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best wishes but better get working on who his vice president should be, although if ron paul is elected, i expect a president boehner in short order after the first ever presidential and vice presidential assassinations, by (false flag) terrorists don't you know.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 08:14 | 973526 Michael
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I'm tinkling Rand Paul or Sarah Palin. Palin has that name recognition thing going for her. 

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 09:39 | 973689 snowball777
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Careful! Those pointed heads are vulnerable to sharp pressure deltas.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 21:26 | 972667 eatthebanksters
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where did you find that picture!

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 23:09 | 972975 Buck Johnson
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Love that pic.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 23:41 | 973036 Michael
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The world is totally upside down.

The Muslims in Arab countries fighting for freedom.

Americans in the USA fighting to keep their comi-statist-socialism, ie public sector unions.

Am I in the Twilight Zone?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 02:38 | 973317 StychoKiller
Fri, 02/18/2011 - 09:40 | 973694 snowball777
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No, you're just insane.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 18:12 | 971942 Stimulus Billy
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+++ well put

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 18:53 | 972091 clymer
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regardless of party affiliation, corruption, etc..

These people were elected to play by the rules of a system of government they took an oath to abide by. They can't just high-tail it out of the state because they are going to lose a vote against their fellow reps who were elected by their own constituents.

 

The worst form of government in history, besides all of the others..

 

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 21:28 | 972676 KickIce
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The divide runs deeper than usual.

There are some that believe the government is the root of the problem as they make the laws.  These want to keep the republic and wish would like the rules to be applied to all.

Then there are those that blame capitalism and actually invite Socialism.

Then there is the real problem, that being the politicians have given their power to Wall Street and are but puppets in the end game.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 09:41 | 973699 snowball777
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'blame capitalism' <-> 'politicians have given their power to Wall Street'

These are different...how?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 00:55 | 973175 Oh regional Indian
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Clymer, you are living a form of government that is so far removed from any notion of democracy/republic etc... it is th escam of scams, the UNITED STATES of AMERICA.

Once you get that, the rest is rhetoric at best and a massive dis-traction at worst.

ORI

http://aadivaahan.wordpress.com/2011/02/16/truth-about-america-truth-about-us/

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 01:56 | 973269 lawrence1
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Unfortunately, you are right. This socalled democracy is a fucking farce. Nevertheless, democrats are generally more representative of the people's interests, if only slightly, than republicans who are total corporate whores and will use any tactic for their purposes.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 03:18 | 973358 freedmon
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C'mon, be fair! Lots of democrats are very skilled corporate whores!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 08:03 | 973515 jeff montanye
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true enough (i'm registered dem) and some republicans (paul) are not working for the tbtf.  but over the years, especially rather long ago (1932-1968) there was something to what he said.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 03:18 | 973359 Oh regional Indian
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lawrence, it goes deeper than that and i have to say both sides of the repub/democrat divide are as bad as the other. No difference at all. None.

Cue Pelosi's Jet....

One big SCAM! read the linked post above if you have 5 minutes. Then think, if all that was said on  the floor of the house, why is Trafficant not in Jail for perjury if he was lying??

ORI

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 08:10 | 973521 jeff montanye
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in some ways the dems (leadership) now seem more pernicious since they do it without the support of their base, in contradiction to what they say when campaigning and, by extending the errors (tbtf and police state) of w. bush they destroy the justification for two party politics and their own existence, as well as the faith of the electorate in the whole charade.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 18:16 | 971957 TeamAmerica
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Woop-woop ock-ock*! <swings big bone over head and pounds the earth>

* participants on opposite side of water hole understand this to be a grave insult to their world view, but lack "bone" technology.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 18:50 | 972072 cossack55
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The forever dreaded "bone-gap". See Dr. Strangelove.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 02:41 | 973321 StychoKiller
Thu, 02/17/2011 - 19:36 | 972226 taxpayer102
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^5

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