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Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:28 PM

Gov. Walker quietly signs several controversial bills into law

Source: Dane County 101

Gov. Walker quietly signs several controversial bills into law

There were no ceremonies with pleased onlookers and throngs of press for the dozens of bills Gov. Scott Walker signed into law late last night.

Among them were four highly controversial measures focused on women's health care and sexual education:

A repeal of the state's Equal Pay law, which allowed victim's of wage discrimination to collect damages of between $50,000 and $300,000, and a repeal of the Healthy Youth Act, which had provided requirements to schools that comprehensive and scientifically accurate information about everything from abstinence to contraception be taught at an age-appropriate level.

Walker also signed into law a ban on abortion coverage through policies as part of a health insurance exchange to be created under the federal health care reform law starting in 2014 (the only exceptions would be in cases of rape, incest or medical necessity); and a bill requiring women seeking abortions to undergo a physical exam and consult with a doctor alone, away from her friends and family, in order to make sure she isn't "being pressured into the decision." Doctors who break the law could be charged with a felony.

Read more: http://www.dane101.com/current/2012/04/06/gov_walker_quietly_signs_several_controversial_bills_into_law



And this is the man who someone had a sign on their car proclaiming him to be a 'hero'.

Sigh. I weep for Wisconsin.

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Reply Gov. Walker quietly signs several controversial bills into law (Original post)
WillParkinson Apr 2012 OP
RKP5637 Apr 2012 #1
Scuba Apr 2012 #2
glinda Apr 2012 #3
Greybnk48 Apr 2012 #4
Iris Apr 2012 #5
Stuckinthebush Apr 2012 #6
barbtries Apr 2012 #16
Stuckinthebush Apr 2012 #20
madrchsod Apr 2012 #7
wordpix Apr 2012 #8
tawadi Apr 2012 #9
FailureToCommunicate Apr 2012 #11
Honeycombe8 Apr 2012 #10
Enrique Apr 2012 #12
DippyDem Apr 2012 #13
Auntie Bush Apr 2012 #14
barbtries Apr 2012 #15
polichick Apr 2012 #17
earthside Apr 2012 #18
Namvet67 Apr 2012 #19
GeorgeGist Apr 2012 #21
hayrow1 Apr 2012 #22
Quantess Apr 2012 #23
The Wizard Apr 2012 #24
Thegonagle Apr 2012 #32
JoePhilly Apr 2012 #25
truebrit71 Apr 2012 #36
Faygo Kid Apr 2012 #26
PassingFair Apr 2012 #27
cyndensco Apr 2012 #28
WillParkinson Apr 2012 #30
Blue Owl Apr 2012 #29
starfox172 Apr 2012 #31
KansDem Apr 2012 #33
BlueIris Apr 2012 #34
truebrit71 Apr 2012 #35

Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:31 PM

1. The guy is a true sociopath IMO. n/t

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:31 PM

2. He is a hero...

... to the corporate investors in New York, London and Hong Kong that benefit from the misery he's inflicting on People of Wisconsin.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:34 PM

3. truly sick person

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:41 PM

4. I hate him on a cellular level. n/t

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:47 PM

5. When women can't earn a decent wage

then they are more likely to be pressure by outside forces to terminate a pregnancy (or become pregnant).

I wonder if this asshole saw anything incongruous about his actions today.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:51 PM

6. Aren't they recalling this POS?

I thought the recall was happening.

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Response to Stuckinthebush (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 08:21 PM

16. the election's not until June.

as i mentioned below, i think he's inflicting all the pain he possibly can in these hopefully last days of his tenure.

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Response to barbtries (Reply #16)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 05:28 AM

20. Ugh...what a jerk

Well, here is hoping that the new governor can undo a lot of this mess.

It should be a warning to voters. The GOP (and teaparty) is full of snake oil salesmen. They will sell you one thing but deliver a really nasty product in the end.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:51 PM

7. looks like at least the illinois afscme has upgraded the protest to a lobby day

that will give the local members the ability to take time off for union business and can be paid for lost time wages and gasoline or a bus. i don`t know if any other union will be there but the rally in chicago last year included members from all of the different unions in illinois.

my wife and i are going and hoping to take two more...but a bus full of afscme members is a lot more fun!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:55 PM

8. King Walker has spoken!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:59 PM

9. "In the dark of the night, without public notice, before a holiday weekend"

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Response to tawadi (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 07:24 PM

11. in the old days, of old media, that used to work. Let's hope this get's

played ('re-tweeted'?) over and over, and comes back to haunt his sorry ass!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 07:18 PM

10. Is this what the people of Wisconsin really want? Is he TRYING to get recalled, or is he...

or is he doing all of his agenda as he can now, in case he gets recalled? This is outrageous, perplexing....hubris.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 07:24 PM

12. i guess he gave up on the 250,000 jobs he promised

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 07:27 PM

13. Off with his head! n/t

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 08:15 PM

14. Get this hateful fool out of office.

I can't believe he'll ever survive a recall...but stranger horrible things have happened. Like Bush winning/stealing two elections. I'll my guts out if this guy wins the recall.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 08:19 PM

15. it's almost like he's

making a huge effort to do as much damage as he possibly can in the time he has left to inflict it.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 08:36 PM

17. If the voters of Wisconsin don't toss this creep out on his ass...

...something is scary wrong in that state!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 08:47 PM

18. Pair this with what is going on in Michigan ...

... and you begin to see very, very clearly the Teabag Repuglicans absolute contempt for democracy.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 05:25 AM

19. I will be so proud of the good people of wisconsin when they get rid of this guy.

I am in Indiana and saw a car with Wisconsin plates with a bumper sticker saying......make Walker walk...or something like that. I gave the lady the thumbs up but I think she thought I was a nut.....she took off like Danica Patrick......actually she even looked like her...hehehe

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 08:04 AM

21. Is it OK to admit ...

that Reagan was mentally ill? Seriously!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 09:03 AM

22. And,.....From my understanding he will be getting close to 50% of the Wisconsin female vote

 

in the recall election.

Maybe after women are prevented from having control of their bodies in Wisconsin, the Republicans will go after a real issue, women being allowed to drive during rush hours.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 10:14 AM

23. What an asshole.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 10:23 AM

24. Crush his balls in athe recall (NT)

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Response to The Wizard (Reply #24)

Sun Apr 8, 2012, 04:06 AM

32. I'd rather see his balls crushed in a garlic press.

But a recall will have to do.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 11:44 AM

25. Across the nation, the GOP is "burning the oil wells".

At the end of Gulf War #1, Saddam Hussein realized that he was going to lose. And so, he decided that if he was not going to win, then he was going to make as big a mess as possible. And he set the oil fields on fire.

I think that's what the GOP is doing now. The GOP is collapsing and they know it. So on their way out, they are going to make as big a mess as possible.

By doing so, those who replace them will not be able to "move forward" until they "clean up the mess".

The GOP ran up the debt and destroyed the economy as part of this same plan. The only way to get Americans to give up Medicare and Social Security would be to destroy the country to the point where people give those up as the only potential act of "saving" the country.

Walker is making a mess so that who ever replaces him has a huge mess to clean up, and that will prevent the next person from moving forward.

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Response to JoePhilly (Reply #25)

Mon Apr 9, 2012, 02:07 PM

36. It's the only logical answer to this bizarre desire to piss off every female voter in the country...

...they know that their time is up so they're setting fire to the place on the way out of the door...

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 01:50 PM

26. Kochs: All out War on Women

Walker does as he is told. And the War on Women by the GOP is real and happening now.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Reply #26)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 01:59 PM

27. I heard that asshole, Richard Viguerie on the Ed Schultz show on Friday....

I was in and out of the car, so I didn't hear Schultz's response to him.

He was going on and on about how the "War on Women" is a democratic meme.

I wanted to jump through the radio and throttle him.

I later heard my hero, Jan Schakowsky, asking listeners to "ask their daughters
and wives" if they thought they were under attack from republican policies.

YES, I feel like women's rights are under attack!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 05:12 PM

28. I wonder what his beef with the Healthy Youth Act is.

Perhaps it is the scientifically accurate provision.

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Response to cyndensco (Reply #28)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 05:36 PM

30. I think it's more...

It's not JUST 'don't have sex' but how to not have sex, too or protect yourself if you're going to.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 05:34 PM

29. A turd that greasy is gonna leave some skid marks on the way down

Still, best to flush him...

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sun Apr 8, 2012, 03:06 AM

31. and the war on women creates jobs how?

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Sun Apr 8, 2012, 08:32 AM

33. "There were no ceremonies with pleased onlookers and throngs of press,,,"

Coward!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Mon Apr 9, 2012, 12:27 PM

34. What an ugly pig.

"(A) bill requiring women seeking abortions to undergo a physical exam and consult with a doctor alone, away from her friends and family, in order to make sure she isn't 'being pressured into the decision.'"

Disgusting.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Mon Apr 9, 2012, 02:04 PM

35. Looks like this little weasel-dicked sonofabitch knows he's going to be unemployed soon...

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