Wisconsin

Some people are on our side

Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill Protest from Matt Wisniewski on Vimeo from GN who got it from BWD.

Some are not
Message to Wisconsin taxpayers: President Obama and the Democratic National Committee have declared war on you. Message to other states: You're next.

The political unrest in Wisconsin, billed as some kind of grass-roots uprising, is being organized and directed by Barack Obama‘s Organizing for America and the Democratic National Committee. This development is consistent with Mr. Obama‘s instructions for supporters to "get in the face" of those who oppose them, but in this case, they are seeking to derail a lawful legislative process. Fox

and neither are these folks at Firedoglake.

Wisconsin’s Walker Just Following Obama-McConnell Shock Doctrine Playbook

While I find his behavior deplorable, it is important for grassroots progressive to keep in mind that what Gov. Walker is doing in Wisconsin is, in many ways, a small-scale version of what President Obama (with the help of Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell) has been overseeing at the federal level.


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