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James48 Donating Member (517 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 10:58 PM
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Recall Walker Drive Surpassed Halfway Petition Signature Total
Source: Hispanic News Network

United Wisconsin and the Recall Walker Committee effort to oust
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker
projecting that more than 270,000 signatures
have been collected, passing the halfway mark.

By H. Nelson Goodson
November 26, 2011

Milwaukee On Saturday, Recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) projections to collect petition signatures have surpassed all expectations to get more than the minimum required signatures per day needed by organizers to meet the amount of 540,000 mark by January 17. After the Black Friday signature petition drive throughout the state, recall organizers projected that most likely they have surpassed the halfway mark of the 270,000 signatures needed or will reach the halfway target total within days to force an election recall against Governor Walker.

Within the first week of the Walker recall, organizers and volunteers collected at least 105,000 to 107,000 petition signatures within four days of the initial start date (Nov. 15), exceeding all expectations.

The Committee to Recall Scott Walker and United Wisconsin were expected to collect the 9,000 minimum per day for 60 days, but have collected threefold of signatures per day and continue to gather the needed signatures to force a recall election.



Read more: http://hngwiusa.wordpress.com/2011/11/26/recall-walker-... /



The half-way mark in only two weeks!

Hey- it's a start.

Let's shoot for 700,000 by Christmas. Ho-ho-ho.
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:01 PM
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1. It's a very promising start!
They are truly pissed off at Walker.

Their anger is fueling this recall.

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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:41 AM
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24. Anger, yes, but also compassion and deep, deep concern for our State's....
.... citizens and environment.
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Yon_Yonson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:04 AM
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30. Yeah so am I and understand your fears and concerns
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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:05 PM
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2. BIG, BIG K&R. This is where we take the fuckers to school.
Edited on Sat Nov-26-11 11:09 PM by MannyGoldstein
Republicans and self-proclaimed Democrats need to understand that attacking unions leads to awful pain. Unions are our best defense, by far, against the 1%.
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Sportsguy Donating Member (389 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:21 PM
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6. A Rec For A Reply Manny:))
Fucker is too kind of a word for Walker and his thugs.
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 08:16 PM
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85. Seconded!
Edited on Sun Nov-27-11 08:18 PM by calimary
I hope he gets his ass handed to him, after his little friends the koch brothers squander a whole boatload of money trying to save him. They'll probably endow some distinguished chair or appointment for him at the American Enterprise Institute or Heritage Foundation. They'll keep him propped up even after he's driven from office, I'm sure. He just may not be able to run for office again. And of course, there goes that star-making invitation to give the keynote speech at the republi-CON convention next year. But he'll go from hero to goat with many of them. He's made them look bad, and therefore set back their forward march toward true tyranny.

At least I hope that's how it turns out. It's what he and all those knuckle-dragger CONservative asshole governors like rick scott and kasich and the Maine guy and the Michigan guy and the rest of them deserve. A public humiliation, while they're run out of the statehouse on a rail.
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RBInMaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 04:50 AM
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28. Democrats in WI and most in general have stood firmly with unions. HUGE differences between R's and
D's. It is the Wisconsin Dem Party leading the charge to oust Walker.
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TBF Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:28 AM
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44. When I was growing up in the 70s my dad was in a union -
Edited on Sun Nov-27-11 09:29 AM by TBF
it was very common in Wisconsin. There were still bunches of little factories scattered around in the small towns (and in Milwaukee for that matter, and the paper companies ...)

It is really too bad so many of them packed up and headed south, it provided good jobs for many high school grads. Everyone I knew owned their own house and bought new cars every few years (the winter is harsh on vehicles). It wasn't a life of luxury by any means, but we had everything we needed. Contrast that with today for many folks ...
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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:31 PM
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63. "Free" trade plus union busting have taken an awful toll
Edited on Sun Nov-27-11 12:31 PM by MannyGoldstein
Hopefully we're seeing the beginning of the reversal of Government Only For The 1%.
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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:06 PM
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3. I'll believe it when I see it
and that means not only the recall certifying enough signatures, but Scott Walker actually leaving office.

ANYTHING less is failure. No symbolic "gosh we tried so hard and feel good about ourselves" non-victories.
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Lasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:33 PM
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7. This is not just a token recall effort.
If a recall election were held tomorrow, Walker would probably lose, according to the latest polls.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-p...
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Webster Green Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 08:20 PM
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86. What about the election clerk who stashes "votes" on her laptop?
Last I heard she was still at it.
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:42 AM
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25. I agree, if we don't oust him we will have failed. n/t
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bigmonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:24 PM
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76. In the prospect, why are you trying to set out the terms for failure?
Do you feel that this is a motivator? Why, for instance, "If we don't get rid of him we will have failed!" instead of "Let's get rid of him, he will go down!"?
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 07:00 PM
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82. Responding to the previous post. I'm very optimistic we will oust him. n/t
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MindMover Donating Member (43 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:07 PM
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4. This is the best news of this very somber Thanksgiving.....
right on Wisconsin....keep up the good fight....
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:42 AM
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14. Thank you MM, we are working very hard here and most facing challenge
in one form or another. It is good to know people are out there cheering us on. And welcome to DU!!
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sueh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:07 AM
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19. Thank you, AllyCat for all of your hard work and to your fellow Wisconsinites...
out there collecting signatures. :hi:
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donquijoterocket Donating Member (357 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:14 PM
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62. and
For your being willing to put up with the BS the reactionaries and kochheads are willing to put in your way especially death threats and fake circulators and face book campaigns promising to destroy petitions.Often political campaigns require courage fortunately it's not too often they require the physical courage to deal with the obstacles these nutters have tried to place in your way. Continued good luck. Run him out of office and keep chasing him.
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reACTIONary Donating Member (257 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 08:30 AM
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36. THANKS! This is a great effort and your success will be a nation-wide victory! (nt)
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MindMover Donating Member (43 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:34 PM
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66. thank you for the welcome.....
this is a fun place with lots of information and great people.....
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RBInMaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 04:43 AM
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27. Please buck up. There is still a lot to be thankful for.
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Tx4obama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:15 PM
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5. K & R n/t
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:46 PM
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8. kr
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midnight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:50 PM
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9. Some good news... Great to read..
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diane in sf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:55 PM
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10. The people of Wisconsin should be prepared to head off Repug election fraud--
Edited on Sat Nov-26-11 11:56 PM by diane in sf
the Repugs are likely to try every trick in their large repertoire of election stealing tactics.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:45 AM
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16. They still have Waukesha Co as their ace in the hole. That is why
we are working so hard to get as many sigs as possible, register as many people to vote as possible, and then get them to go vote when the recall happens. They will stop at nothing. I hope there are people to watch Waukesha County. There are also three Senate districts recalling Repub Senators that have stood with Walker. I'm eager for news about how those are going. They are far from us in our part of the state so we don't seem to hear much about it.
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diane in sf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:20 AM
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23. Thank you for your work in helping to restore democracy.
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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:27 AM
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52. Thanks for all that you do. Any effort to get Feingold involved? I know he's teaching now
but we lost a true Progressive Waarior!

I don't know what's wrong with this country!! :(
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 11:24 AM
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56. Last I heard he was not interested in political office at this time.
He'd be a great Governor, but sounds like he does not want to do it. Tough job without corporate backing.
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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 11:55 AM
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60. That's even more depressing!
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SoapBox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 11:56 PM
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11. Great news...Keep up the great work folks!!!
My fingers are SO crossed, hoping to see Gov. Dirt Bag tossed out!
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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:05 AM
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12. Scotty, we're coming for you!
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PatrynXX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:31 AM
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13. well Walker has a problem left and right
left well duh but right for pissing off the micro brews. Many of which voted for Walker. So only the hard right would be fighting for him. I'd assume the folks running micro brews would be signing the recall as well
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:47 AM
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17. Of all the things he has done to piss me off, that one put the icing on the mudpie
That is about all we drink here. One of our best local, independent eateries is a microbrew pub...If they go under, all we have left is chains. And bad ones at that.
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Yon_Yonson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:10 AM
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31. Agreed that is a problem
My wakeup call came in Feb when he refused to negotiate with the unions. The arrogant NEOCON RAT TURD actually believes it's his way or the highway! In real life we all have to negotiate to reach census and that's what politics is all about.
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GoCubsGo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 07:10 AM
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35. What did he do to piss off the microbrewers?
I missed that.
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Bjorn Against Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:28 AM
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43. Walker pushed new legislation that regulates microbreweries
You can read more details at the link below. As much as Walker and his Teabagger friends like to complain about regulations, they are all for regulations that protect their corporate donors from competition by the little guy:

http://www.rawstory.com/rawreplay/2011/06/wisconsin-mic... /
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onestepforward Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:44 AM
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15. Awesome news!
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suffragette Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:53 AM
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18. K&R
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orbitalman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:10 AM
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20. Kick ass. n/t
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:13 AM
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21. This is going to be bellwether for the nation. Got a link to share on funding? We already...
Know who's funding Walker. The Koch brothers aren't even hiding behind their puppets any more.
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:44 AM
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26. Right here...
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:40 AM
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45. Thanks, Scuba, will share. K & R for visibility.
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:05 AM
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48. Thank you too!!!
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EC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 12:56 PM
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64. Not just the Koch brothers.
Everyone should really be aware of the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation...they have been pushing RW nonsense for well over 40 years and Walker is one of their disciples.
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:00 PM
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68. Yes, they are legion.
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Tarheel_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:41 AM
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22. K & R (nt)
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:02 AM
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Saturday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:11 AM
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32. Good job Wisconsin!! nt
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unionworks Donating Member (967 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:58 AM
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33. K&R
Keep up the great work!
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Blacksheep214 Donating Member (682 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:31 AM
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34. Most excellent!
The Packers are 11 - 0

The Badgers beat Penn State and will move to the Big Ten championship game

Walker can hear the dogs coming for his dumb ass!

And it's only Sunday!
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hue Donating Member (571 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 08:36 AM
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37. The work has actually just begun. Many of those who've signed are not registered
voters. They will have to be registered. Each sig will have to be independently verified perhaps by the League of Women's Voters. Someone has to run against Walker-->yet to be announced. That campaign will be dirty and Repugs are preparing for it.
Indeed much work is ahead of us.


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Submariner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:19 AM
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40. Verification won't be much of an issue
The democrats are already fired up to crush the repubs for destroying the economy during the bush/cheney regime, and doing nothing but obstructing Obama the past 3 years.

So when Walker decided to really screw the Wisconsin working men and women with Koch brothers methodology, they have impressively rallied together to get rid of that scum bucket. The democrats will have all the T's crossed and I's dotted on this recall.
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efhmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:05 AM
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47. Was also wondering about verification. Will it be an ongoing
process or only at the end?
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:10 AM
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49. Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) is verifying as we go....
... and "rehabbing" signatures as appropriate. Under State law, the circulator can add or correct any piece of information on the petition except the signature itself.


Getting People registered / ID is going to be an even greater challenge than collecting the signatures, and DPW local offices appear to vary greatly in how well organized and staffed they are.

We'll need all hands on deck and a full-blown effort to get People registered and proper ID.
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efhmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:18 AM
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50. Good luck. Were can we send donations especially to help
with that process?
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:34 AM
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54. Right here, thank you very much! ....
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efhmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:18 PM
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70. Sent $25.
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:59 PM
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81. Super, thank you!!
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 08:55 AM
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38. Can Buckeyes sign?
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 08:56 AM
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39. wOOt!
:applause: K & R!
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:23 AM
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41. Remember, the media is going to take 1 invalid signature
and try to blow it out of proportion and have it invalidate the whole process...
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TBF Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:25 AM
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42. So proud of the folks in my home state - go get 'em! nt
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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:46 AM
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46. Let's not gloat too soon, we're going to need those 700,000 signatures
because Republicans are going to challenge thousands and thousands of them whether they are legitimate or not. We're doing well in the first step, but this is going to be a long and hard battle.

I sure wish we had a candidate though. There will be a Democratic primary in the recall as the Republicans are sure to run their fake Democrats to delay the final vote for as long as possible.
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cascadiance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:31 AM
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53. Yes, definitely need to get this "Kochster" out of office!


As for a Democratic candidate, we really need Russ Feingold to run! It would be a perfect prelude for him to be able to run for president in 2016 by giving 5 years to Wisconsin first to help rebuild it from the mess that this Walker bastard has created.

Russ, listen to your consituents!






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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 11:34 AM
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58. Polls show that Feingold would clean Walker's clock. Alas, he will not run
but he would be our dream candidate.

I may well have been in Madison at the time of that last picture since on a Saturday when I was there it was snowing and there were 100,000 there that day.
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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:25 AM
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51. What the hell happened to Wisconsin. This is the birthplace of the modern Labor
Movement. Eugene Debs, the LaFollettes...

Now we're fighting against the destruction of labor?!? We shouldn't even be fighting. The fact that we are is a testament to the state of the American mind.

This is also very depressing! All because people didn't vote in 2010!! This is where we are now, and I hope people learn a valuable lesson!!
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 11:26 AM
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57. Causes are many and you've hit on a few.
One of the biggest is Koch-style buying of politicians and political seats.

They lied. Walker lied. The other Republican pig-f***ers lied. Ron Johnson lied. All the while they drowned out the rational voices in the media with their lying ads.

Voter apathy followed - not as a cause but as a symptom of unlimited, unregulated money in politics.

As this OP shows, hopefully Walker and the rest of the koch-heads are toast. We still have a lot of work to do. These signatures are the easy one. The low hanging fruit. I won't rest easy until we have 700,000 signatures.

This is a first step in derailing the money train. We might fail. We might win. But either way, we're full steam ahead.

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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 11:54 AM
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59. But why do voters insist on believing ANYTHING that comes out of ANY Republicans' mouth?
We still haven't learned after decades of Republican lies!!
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 10:38 AM
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90. What happened is that the Pukes targeted Dem voters
Usually, they just aim their bullshit machine at the independent and swing voters. This time, people who were solid Dems had their mail boxes and airwaves stuffed with messages that undermined the base support. (I can speak to this from personal experience both from working on a state legislative campaign in another district and from being an "out there" Dem in my own district who had never had a mail box stuffed with so much Republicrap in my life)

The result was that Dems didn't turn out. In my county alone, we had almost the exact same number of voters turn out to vote for repugs as 2008. But we had a huge drop in Dem votes - far more than the Obama bump in 2008.

The only reason the puke Wurlitzer worked is that they smelled blood in the water. They knew the base was unhappy that "change" wasn't happening fast enough and they took advantage of it. In effect, the pukes played our weakness against us in Wisconsin and it turned out worse for us than the 2000 election. This time the disenchanted base put dozens of George W. Bushes in the state house and 1 Cheney Wanna-be in the Governor's mansion.

Hence, we fucked ourselves.

Hopefully that won't happen again for a long time.
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James48 Donating Member (517 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:56 PM
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67. It wasn't because people didn't vote-
it was because of who got to COUNT the votes.

Remember that.
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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:25 PM
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71. Interesting. What can we do about this? Quite honestly Russ lost to Johnson by a sizable
Edited on Sun Nov-27-11 02:25 PM by Liberal_Stalwart71
margin. Is it really that much fraud?!?
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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:10 PM
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78. It was not fraud.
It was a non presidential year. Feingold has always depended on some Republican votes and last year he didn't get them- it was the voter mood to throw out incumbents, and some Dems just stayed home because they were pissed at Obama. He lost by 80K votes and there is voter remorse. Johnson is a moron.
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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:54 PM
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80. My thoughts exactly!! It's a cop out to blame fraud when the honest truth is that
ourthat our side failed to turn out! That's the truth!!
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 10:28 AM
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89. Actually, what happened in Wisconsin was because people didn't vote
In my county alone we had almost a 1/3 drop off in voters between 2008 and 2010.

The candidate I worked for in a neighboring county lost by 72 votes in a reelection campaign that saw fewer voters turn out for any election since he began campaigning in 2004. Essentially his win margin stayed home.

Sad, considering that all our efforts in 2010 were aimed at getting the first-time Obama voters from 2008 out to vote again. And they would probably have accounted for about half that drop-off.

Then again, maybe it was the disenchanted base that didn't turn out. If so, this time they put dozens of George W. Bushes in our state house and 1 Cheney in the governor's mansion.

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earcandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 11:23 AM
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55. Go Wisconsin! Get Out Walker!
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disndat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 11:55 AM
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61. The Recall very well succeed
but S. Walker will be crying all the way to the bank. The Koch Bros. will give him a big payoff.
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 01:07 PM
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65. I wonder when the goons will torch the signatures. nt
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ThatsMyBarack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:00 PM
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69. This will make my mom happy!
She's a part-time WI resident! :hi:
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Sarah Ibarruri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 02:57 PM
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72. Only 2 weeks??? Fantastic!! nt
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The Wizard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:18 PM
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73. crush is balls (NT)
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pam4water Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 03:27 PM
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74. Waves the flag and cheers!
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MindandSoul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:13 PM
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75. Great news! I hope the energy lasts to the finish line!
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jmowreader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:07 PM
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77. We all commented on one of Walker's scummiest deeds last week
Walker's been running around like Henny Penny claiming the budgetary sky is falling, so we've got to get rid of teachers' unions and this and that and the other thing.

But somehow, he found the money to have Rebecca Kleefisch painted and piped into every TV in Wisconsin to plead to you not to exercise your constitutional right to fix Wisconsin's number-one problem.

And so...it looks like Wisconsinites are going to fix their number-one problem by sending this scumbag and his weather-girl light governor back where they came from. Which gives me the warm fuzzies.
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benld74 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 06:47 PM
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79. 270,001 270,002 270,003,,,,,,
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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 07:16 PM
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83. Thanks for the Update...can't tell you how much all of us are rooting for you to Achieve This.!
:kick:
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PeaceNikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 07:27 PM
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84. UPDATE: this may be false!
Edited on Sun Nov-27-11 07:38 PM by PeaceNikki
One Wisconsin Now is stating that this and another report that ALL signatures collected are false and/or not reliable.

http://m.facebook.com/?_rdr#!/onewisconsinnow

http://m.facebook.com/onewisconsinnow#!/story.php?story...
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Yon_Yonson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:06 PM
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87. Latest from WISDEMS Mike Tate & United Wisconsin
Latest Email from WisDem Party Chair Mike Tate: There have been several false blog posts and web updates claiming that the recall effort has a certain amount of signatures, or in one case that we have collected all that we need. All are false. Please don't believe any numbers unless they are officially released by United WI. Any numbers UW puts out will be corroborated by Wisdems. Please pass along.
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MadisonMike Donating Member (53 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 09:32 PM
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88. THIS IS FAKE
Edited on Sun Nov-27-11 09:34 PM by MadisonMike
Not to burst anyones bubbles, but the false information is being spread by the Fake Recall group which is connected with Walker, and they're encouraging people to throw away any petitions that they havent turned in since they've "met their goal" Dont believe it, from the Dem Partys own Chairman
From WisDem Party Chair Mike Tate:
There have been several false blog posts and web updates claiming that the recall effort has a certain amount of signatures, or in one case that we have collected all that we need. All are false. Please don't believe any numbers unless they are officially released by United WI. Any numbers UW puts out will be corroborated by Wisdems. Please pass along.

**Mods** Not to disrespect anyone, but if we can please either edit, or delete this post to prevent any more false information from being spread, the people of Wisconsin would appreciate it.

We appreciate the support and encouragement everyone is giving, but the last official number, was the 102,000+ that was released last week. Please continue to stay tuned for info, but as of right now, that information is bogus, no disrespect to the OP
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 10:47 AM
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91. Where do we get these numbers? I don't see even the 105K at either of these sites
Can you provide a link to the 102K number? Thanks!
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