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Pryderi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-09-11 06:48 PM
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56. There are going to be riots.
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  -WI GOP senators find way to advance collective bargaining bill without Democrats' help (TONIGHT!) highplainsdem  Mar-09-11 04:57 PM   #0 
  - WISC-TV confirms this:  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:00 PM   #1 
  - It's not about the budget  Blue Owl   Mar-09-11 05:00 PM   #2 
  - Yes. This is obvious union-busting now, and they apparently will pass this legislation.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:02 PM   #3 
  - Not interested in democracy OR the well-being of the people.  aquart   Mar-09-11 05:02 PM   #4 
  - They just guaranteed a lot of recalls.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:04 PM   #5 
  - yep -- that's always been the point  fishwax   Mar-09-11 08:18 PM   #71 
  - this story made my stomach hurt.  Snoutport   Mar-09-11 05:04 PM   #6 
  - Mine, too.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:24 PM   #11 
  - From Defend Wisconsin: "EMERGENCY....Everyone to the Capitol NOW."  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:12 PM   #7 
  - To quote Colbert...  Cieran_WI   Mar-09-11 05:13 PM   #8 
  - LOL!  hulka38   Mar-09-11 08:58 PM   #89 
  - As ordered by the Koch's. Recall. Now.  Scuba   Mar-09-11 05:13 PM   #9 
  - From AFT-Wisconsin: "URGENT:...Contact your legis immediately and come to Capitol."  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:20 PM   #10 
  - kick  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:28 PM   #12 
  - Why didn't they do this from the beginning?  hwmnbn   Mar-09-11 05:30 PM   #13 
  - One last power grab before they are stopped?  Horse with no Name   Mar-09-11 05:32 PM   #16 
  - Because they were trying to sell the idea that balancing the budget  magdalena   Mar-09-11 05:40 PM   #20 
  - The Conference Committee on Budget Repair Bill will be live on Charter Channel 995 and  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:30 PM   #14 
  - Link for Wisconsin Eye, also posted in a separate topic:  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:36 PM   #19 
  - See this thread for a rare moment of Republican honesty...  warren pease   Mar-09-11 05:32 PM   #15 
  - Thanks for the link!  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:41 PM   #21 
  - Yikes  dreamnightwind   Mar-09-11 05:32 PM   #17 
  - By orders of the Burger meister Koch Klan no of the brothers must have slipped on a yo yo  louslobbs   Mar-09-11 05:33 PM   #18 
  - We should recall GOPers in the assembly who vote for this bill to teach the GOP a lesson  ShadowLiberal   Mar-09-11 05:46 PM   #22 
  - Just called my senator Randy Hopper.  magdalena   Mar-09-11 05:49 PM   #23 
  - Kick this -  TBF   Mar-09-11 05:50 PM   #24 
  - Crowd gathering outside the Senate is chanting, "The whole world is watching! This is not democracy!  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:53 PM   #25 
  - GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR  proud patriot   Mar-09-11 05:54 PM   #26 
  - State Sen Larson tells our Colleen Henry he is in his car heading to Capitol.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 05:56 PM   #27 
  - Isn't Larson one of the absent 14 D senators?........  CrownPrinceBandar   Mar-09-11 06:05 PM   #31 
  - Oohh crossing the line... Huge fucking mistake..  walldude   Mar-09-11 05:56 PM   #28 
  - Attorney Bob Dreps says open meetings typically require 24 hour notice. He's never heard of any exem  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:00 PM   #29 
  - There you have it- Union busting. Let them pass it, let the Dems come back, and let the recall  cecilfirefox   Mar-09-11 06:03 PM   #30 
  - Protesters Yelling "Shame" at lawmakers.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:06 PM   #32 
  - Public notice requires at least 24 hours notice of a meeting, no less than 2 hours in an emergency.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:08 PM   #33 
  - no opportunities for motions or amendments  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:09 PM   #34 
  - @WisconsinEye feed just cut. #wiunion  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:10 PM   #35 
  - Conf Cmte motion passed, Republicans left room while people shouted. #wiunion  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:11 PM   #36 
  - Minority Leader Barca says that WI Attorney general Van Hollen says gov. meetings must have 2 hour n  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:12 PM   #37 
  - Taking roll call on conf committee measure passed 4-2  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:13 PM   #38 
  - Photo: Im upstairs now. Chant: GENERAL STRIKE #wiunion (Taken with instagram)  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:15 PM   #39 
  - Barca: continuation of naked abuse of power. The gig is up. Fraud on people of Wisconsin.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:17 PM   #40 
  - GOP sen. on the floor. It will go quick. Only slowdown is if a dem makes it back to debate. Of cours  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:19 PM   #41 
  - From WEAC: Republicans just approved separating out provisions of the budget repair bill. They are n  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:21 PM   #42 
  - Fire trucks circling the Capitol with sirens #wiunion  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:21 PM   #43 
  - Barca stood up to point out the illegality. They voted around him, shut the meeting down while he wa  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:22 PM   #44 
  - Calling the roll. Schultz votes no. Bill passes 18-1.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:23 PM   #45 
  - Without a doubt, the worst thing those fools could ever do to the people of Wisconsin.  Major Hogwash   Mar-09-11 06:28 PM   #46 
  - Tweets from Dem. State Rep. Kelda Helen Roys:  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:29 PM   #47 
  - My piece on how a general strike is a very real possiblity and the organizing behind it  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:32 PM   #49 
  - I have to take a break for dinner. Back later...  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:33 PM   #50 
  - Barca: "This will not stand, you cannot clearly break the law"  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:42 PM   #51 
  - Barca: I got the bill 3 minutes before the meeting. I asked what was removed from the bill, they wou  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:42 PM   #52 
  - Sen Miller: "Tomorrow we will join the people of Wisconsin in taking back their government."  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:43 PM   #53 
  - Senators fleeing senate under heavy security.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:47 PM   #54 
  - Assembly dems now holing press conference. Barca: "I don't even recognize this state anymore."  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:48 PM   #55 
  - There are going to be riots.  Pryderi   Mar-09-11 06:48 PM   #56 
  - GOP lawmakers and staff rush through crowd of protesters to shouts of "shame!"  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:49 PM   #57 
  - Tons of car horns and people in square. All Hell is breaking loose. Dem presser in 5 min.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:59 PM   #58 
  - Union Leaders meeting to discuss General Stirke. It's on.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 06:59 PM   #59 
  - Assembly dems calling hearing to keep capitol open an occupied all night long. People are beyond fur  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 07:00 PM   #60 
  - Assembly Dems called a hearing @ 225 NW for all nite testimony to keep bldg open #wiunion #rclive 5  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 07:01 PM   #61 
  - View of the crowd outside the Senate Parlour room.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 07:25 PM   #62 
  - People being let back into the Capitol. And the drums are BACK!  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 07:25 PM   #63 
  - The public wifi is still shut down. My signal is weak inside these marble walls. They try to silence  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 07:28 PM   #64 
  - Photo: Hundreds of people just got in, including some with percussion. WHOSE HOUSE? OUR HOUSE! #wi  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 07:29 PM   #65 
  - Capitol on lockdown. Not even letting staff/press in the building.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:10 PM   #66 
  - Sergeant at arms refuses to open a hearing room. Affidavits being notarized to be filed with AG.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:12 PM   #67 
  - Capitol police says Sergeant at Arms does not recognize the hearing and so the building is closed.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:14 PM   #68 
  - Just got a report that UWPD has delivered hundreds of plastic handcuffs to Capitol  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:15 PM   #69 
  - Good old UWPD. It hasn't changed from 1968 apparently. Watch  coalition_unwilling   Mar-09-11 09:12 PM   #98 
  - WEAC: Rt @edcetera I'm broadcasting from Android phone, live on Ustream - #wiun  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:16 PM   #70 
  - UFCW: I am told guards are locking the bathrooms. Really guys? How is that a good idea? #shame  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:20 PM   #72 
  - UFCW: State st entrance is open and more people are pouring into the capitol.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:21 PM   #73 
  - Madison Teachers Union (MTI) meeting right now to take strike vote  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:22 PM   #74 
  - Police have pulled away from all Capitol entrances and are allowing everyone into the building witho  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:24 PM   #75 
  - State Capitol is officially reoccupied. Steady stream coming in state street side.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:25 PM   #76 
  - LIVESTREAM LINK: & people now chanting "Recall Walker!"  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:27 PM   #77 
  - Doors wide! Cops backed down! I asked who's side they were on. They said ours.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:31 PM   #78 
  - They're showing people chanting "let them in" are some being locked out?  joshcryer   Mar-09-11 08:43 PM   #80 
  - Kick!  joshcryer   Mar-09-11 08:42 PM   #79 
  - Protester told me he came in to Capitol through bathroom window  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:43 PM   #81 
  - Press is chasing the protesters chasing Chief Tubbs, trying to get answers  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:44 PM   #82 
  - Police have abruptly headed downstairs to Capitol police HQ, left many doors unguarded.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:45 PM   #83 
  - Food is being delivered into Capitol, just saw box of bread come in.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:45 PM   #84 
  - King street doors are handcuffed shut - Photo links:  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:49 PM   #85 
  - Iconic photo, I hope someone gets a high def version of it.  joshcryer   Mar-09-11 08:50 PM   #86 
  - WHAT'S DISGUSTING? UNION BUSTING!  joshcryer   Mar-09-11 08:52 PM   #87 
  - AFL-CIO: Keep it peaceful, brothers and sisters. That's who we are.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 08:58 PM   #88 
  - WEAC: Please stay peaceful. This isnt over. We are outraged, hurt and betrayed but @GovWalker wil  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:00 PM   #90 
  - Bedding just got delivered to the Capitol  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:01 PM   #91 
  - Supplies are coming to the Capitol - pic:  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:02 PM   #92 
  - Gunna need a lot more than that.  joshcryer   Mar-09-11 09:04 PM   # 
  - Chris Larson: Going on the Ed Show on msnbc live in 5 minutes with my colleagues to discuss the repu  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:03 PM   #93 
  - Rep Kelda Helen Roys: People of Wisconsin, I share your rage. Peacefully we will win this war.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:04 PM   #94 
  - Clear proof it is and always has been about busting unions  suffragette   Mar-09-11 09:05 PM   #95 
  - Chancellor @Biddy_Martin statement on State Senate action: "A sad day."  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:06 PM   #96 
  - A protestor who prefers to remain anonymous just uncuffed the Capitol doors.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:08 PM   #97 
  - laborradio: Assembly chamber lobby occupied. Protesters will stay over night so they can be heard in  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 09:58 PM   #99 
  - ^+1,000!  upi402   Mar-09-11 10:00 PM   #101 
  - Dane101: Video: crowd rushes into the capitol:  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:00 PM   #100 
  - laborrradio: People dancing through metal detector.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:00 PM   #102 
  - laborradio: Dems have collected attorneys in rotunda. Filing paperwork due to illegality of votes.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:01 PM   #103 
  - laborradio: Trooper tells me he estimates 3000 people in capitol.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:02 PM   #104 
  - laborradio: Firefighters pipe and drum corp has arrived in rotunda to great applause.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:03 PM   #105 
  - Dane101: Sen Miller's wife walking halls asking people to leave. "Take the high road. Keep fighting.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:04 PM   #106 
  - Dane101: Jo Miller: "They broke the law to incite trouble. Don't break the court order." People in t  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:05 PM   #107 
  - Dane101: Jo Miller: "Preserving Capitol access by leaving without arrests is the most important thin  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:05 PM   #108 
  - Dane101: W Wash entrance turned into first aid & supply station. Bananas, water, tissues, lozenges.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:06 PM   #109 
  - kick n/t  RainDog   Mar-09-11 10:06 PM   #110 
  - Dane101: East entrance metal detector blocked by table and trash can. People just walk past.  highplainsdem   Mar-09-11 10:07 PM   #111 

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