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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:03 PM
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'Tractorcade' in Wisconsin - lots of pics
Edited on Sat Mar-12-11 01:14 PM by Kadie

MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: Farmers drive their tractors in a 'tractorcade' during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: Farmers drive their tractors past the Wisconsin State Capitol during a rally March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Organizers are expecting 200 thousand participants to attend the rally to voice their opposition to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill which essentially eliminated collective bargaining rights for state workers.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: Farmers drive their tractors in a 'tractorcade' during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: A farmer drives his tractor past the Wisconsin State Capitol during a rally March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Organizers are expecting 200 thousand participants to attend the rally to voice their opposition to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill which essentially eliminated collective bargaining rights for state workers.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: A farmer drives his tractor past the Wisconsin State Capitol during a rally March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Organizers are expecting 200 thousand participants to attend the rally to voice their opposition to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill which essentially eliminated collective bargaining rights for state workers.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: A farmer waves his arms as he drives his tractor in a 'tractorcade' during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: A farmer drives his tractor in a 'tractorcade' during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: A farmer gives the thumbs up as he participates in a 'tractorcade' during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: A protestor watched a 'tractorcade' during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: Protesters dressed as cows march during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: Protesters dressed as cows march during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.


MADISON, WI - MARCH 12: Farmers march during a demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 12, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Tens of thousands of protestors staged a massive demonstration outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol one day after Gov. Scott Walker signed his controversial budget repair bill into law.

edited to add...


A demonstrator drives a tractor outside the state Capitol Saturday, March 12, 2011, in Madison, Wis. While Gov. Scott Walker has already signed a contentious collective bargaining bill into law, demonstrators insist the fight is not over. For some, the focus has shifted from trying to stop passage of the bill to generating momentum for recall efforts against Republicans. Others are simply venting their frustration over the law taking away most of public workers' collective bargaining rights.


Protesters march outside the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. , Saturday, March 12, 2011. Gov. Scott Walker has already signed a contentious collective bargaining bill into law, but demonstrators insist the fight is not over.



pics from daylife.com



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Dappleganger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:05 PM
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1. You can't get much more American than that!!
:kick: :headbang: :applause:
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Populist_Prole Donating Member (774 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 05:45 PM
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47. Real Americans?
How could that be? I didn't see one smug looking bankster in tasseled loafers! :sarcasm:
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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:06 PM
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2. "If you think education is expensive, try ignorance"
:rofl:

Priceless!
:dem:
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:15 PM
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32. I have that on a button and have worn it for years
It's very true. :)
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66 dmhlt Donating Member (935 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:26 PM
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53. Great button morphed to an even Greater farmer's Sign ...
Hey, Scott Walker - Come Smell My Dairy Air!

Not that there's any hope Walker or his Teabagger minions would ever get the joke, it's just an oldie but goodie from the Dairy state. (Sorry, no screenshot of the sign, but here's the button)

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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:59 PM
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60. OMG! Love it
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Beartracks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 12:33 AM
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79. ROFL Love that! n/t
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DURHAM D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:06 PM
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3. Totally cool.
Actually, I have never seen such clean tractors. If that was me driving a tractor to the rally I would have left the mud and manure on. Nothing says f-you like a smelly mess.
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unc70 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 05:42 PM
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46. Antique tractors -- Older than I am
That Farmall "Super C" is from roughly 1950. We had a regular "C" from 1948, old as I am. Spent many a day on it.

Many of these tractors have been restored, just like with cars. Still great to see them.
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stevedeshazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 06:53 PM
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51. Cool.
The first vehicle I drove was my grandpa's Allis-Chalmers tractor.
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DURHAM D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:41 PM
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55. Did you see the article in the NY Times last week?
The new/young farmers are buying older (smaller) tractors to work their farms. According to the article they are buying them on craigs list in the antiques section. They are even buying/using antique corn shellers.

I am from a Farmall family. However, my Dad had a Ford tractor that I learned to drive when I was 9. Drove it everywhere. That was in the early 50s. Today everyone would have a cow if they saw a little girl driving in to town to get a few groceries or the mail.
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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:57 PM
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59. So these are Sunday go to meeting tractors rather than everyday working tractors? n/t
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Monk06 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 08:08 PM
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62. The Allison Chalmers with PTO and belt drive is amasing. When's the last time you saw belt drive?
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 10:42 PM
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77. Ireland is antique tractor heaven. I saw an 1898 tractor with
metal tread like wheels and it was gigantic. drove about .4 miles an hour.
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Foo Fighter Donating Member (621 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:21 PM
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52. Heh, one of the guys in the tractorcade was pulling a manure spreader.
Wish I could find a pic of it.

Tod Pulvermacher, 33, of Bear Valley, towed a manure spreader carrying a sign that read, "Walker's bill belongs here."

"Farmers are working-class Americans," he said as the crowd cheered. "We work for a living as hard as anybody, and this is about all of us."

http://www.startribune.com/local/117852408.html

"This is about all of us." Yes, it certainly is. Well done, Tod.

I'm sure if they would have left their tractors muddy, the M$M would have portrayed them as a bunch of dirty, smelly slobs. That is, if they even bothered to cover the rally at all.

But I have to admit, those clean tractors sure do look nice. That Farmall is absolutely beautiful.
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DURHAM D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:45 PM
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58. I hope someone pulled a wagon load of silage into town and
dumped it at the governor's home.
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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 10:01 PM
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72. Wow I'm glad I kept saying they should....walkers manure.
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Libby2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:07 PM
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4. Beautiful, thank you! n/t
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drm604 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:08 PM
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5. I'd totally forgotten that was today.
Unfortunately, it's been overshadowed.

Any idea how many tractors were there?
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DURHAM D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:17 PM
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14. Check out this post - that will give some idea...
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russspeakeasy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 02:10 PM
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28. Thanks for the link....
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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:08 PM
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6. Thank you, excellent photos and kudos to the farmers .
Love the cows!
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chill_wind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:09 PM
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7. Love these! K & R.
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Cieran_WI Donating Member (104 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:09 PM
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8. k&r
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HuckleB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:09 PM
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9. Awesome! HELLO WISONSIN!
:toast:
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Poboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:10 PM
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10. Coming through w/the goods again. kr.
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michaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:10 PM
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11. Does my heart good! n/t
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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:11 PM
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12. Beautiful.
:hi:
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PA Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:12 PM
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13. I'm sorry. I accidentally unrecced.
Great pictures.
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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:21 PM
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35. : )
:hi:


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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:24 PM
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15. gosh darn it!
You beat me to it!
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:33 PM
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16. k&r
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Scurrilous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:34 PM
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17. K & R
:thumbsup:
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1776Forever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:34 PM
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18. Kadie - Yippee you are going viral on Twitter at this link!
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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:21 PM
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34. Wow!
Cool!

:hi:


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Mybrokenchains Donating Member (96 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:37 PM
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19. this is awesome!
but those cows will haunt my nightmares for years to come
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suffragette Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:37 PM
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20. K&R
Keep pulling together, Wisconsin!
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toddwv Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:37 PM
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21. Another rally that hardly anyone will hear about.
The news sites are running the terrible tragedy in Japan and even their webpages are barely even mentioning the rally. If they do mention the labor rallies it's with a headline like "Labor supporters Just Won't Quite" and I saw that they are perfectly happy to run every right-wing soundbite available like "Palin: Union bosses 'like thugs'".

You an bet that if a teabagger farts somewhere they would have cameras all over it.
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lpbk2713 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:40 PM
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22. WTG Guys!!




"If you've eaten today thank a farmer. If you haven't blame your elected officials."


(Bumper sticker I'll always remember)





:thumbsup: :hi: :thumbsup:



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rasputin1952 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:42 PM
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23. A Midwest Kick...
:kick:
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ChiciB1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:43 PM
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24. IF ONLY We Could See This IN EVERY STATE!! Thanks To Wisconsin
and the FANTASTIC, SUPERB people and ALL they've done!

FLORIDA really needs to take some lessons!!

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jacquelope Donating Member (364 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:43 PM
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25. Time for Wisconsin Republicans to boycott food.
Call it a hunger strike! LOL.
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reggie the dog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:56 PM
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26. BEAUTIFUL!
farmers are taking part! this is great, they have awakened a sleeping giant, the average, hard working american!!!
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JohnnyRingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 01:59 PM
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27. If Walker thought only a few thousand union workers would be upset then go home.....
it appears he seriously underestimated the public sentiment.
That estimation alone smells of gross incompetence. Wisconsin deserves better than Scott Walker.
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bengalherder Donating Member (718 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 02:27 PM
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29. GO WISCONSIN!
Fuck 'em Bucky!

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Ghost in the Machine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:36 PM
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38. LOL! Welcome to DU, bengalherder
:hi:

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DirkGently Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:01 PM
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30. Excellent. And great pics!
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:07 PM
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31. ...
:applause:
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bertman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:20 PM
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33. Excellent. Thank you. SOLIDARITY!! Rec. nt
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:29 PM
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36. K and R
I feel energized. Thanks for posting the pix.
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:32 PM
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37. "Real Eyes Realize Real Lies" - Only a buncha damn *teachurs
cudda come up with THAT one!

(kudos to the smart people)
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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 03:43 PM
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39. Awesome.
:woohoo: :applause:
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swilton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 04:25 PM
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40. Thanks Kadie!
On Wisconsin!
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Major Hogwash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 04:41 PM
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41. There's a Governor bullshitting everyone in Wisconsin, so the tractors came to plow it under.
Got to keep on top of all of that bullshit, ya know.

Great thread!!

K&R
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pacalo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 05:10 PM
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42. Awesome! The farmer in the third picture looks like Bruce Springsteen. :)
Way to go, Wisconsin! Very impressive.

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Paka Donating Member (228 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 05:20 PM
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43. Thank you, Kadie, that was wonderful.
GREAT PICTURES... :thumbsup:
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kmac3 Donating Member (251 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 05:33 PM
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44. K & R
I am so proud of you Wisconsin . . . . Now if we can just build some steam under Florida, Ohio and all other states being threatened with this same dictator style leadership we will show the world what the power of people is really capable of. :yourock:
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RainDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 05:36 PM
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45. beautiful! n/t
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Corruption Winz Donating Member (581 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 06:31 PM
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48. I was hoping that I found the picture of Walker getting ran over by one of the tractors. n/t
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Chorophyll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 06:38 PM
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49. Ah! I love it!
Thank you, Kadie!

:kick:
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LawnKorn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 06:44 PM
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50. K&R
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tallahasseedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:27 PM
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54. These are the "Real Americans" you slimy ass
Republicans. You woke the sleeping giant and will be swept out in 2012 and, in some cases, even sooner.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 07:03 AM
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88. Might not be the case.
According to Rachel Maddow there is a huge effort by these same newly elected Republican governors to make voter registration and voting more difficult. There is a reason for their smug attitude, like maybe they will win reelection no matter how mobilized we are. Stealing elections is nothing new for these people/corporations.
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Foo Fighter Donating Member (621 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:42 PM
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56. Thanks for the pics!
Here's one you might appreciate.

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eowyn_of_rohan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 08:09 AM
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89. Someone had this printed onto a large sign yesterday!
I had only seen it here on DU - was it U? :)
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Foo Fighter Donating Member (621 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 10:34 PM
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95. Nope, it wasn't me.
I wish it was. Unfortunately, I haven't had the time to make it to Madison so all I can do is support them from afar.
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Greybnk48 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 07:42 PM
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57. Kadie!! The 1st 2 pics we were right across the street from you!!
The whole thing was amazing! It's 7:30 p.m. and we just got back to my daughter's house in Milwaukee. We were in Madison since 9 a.m. (for 8-9 hours) and I did not think I would ever warm up again!

We saw Tony Shaloub and his sister (a teacher in Denmark WI), Jesse Jackson, Tom Barrett and our fabulous WI 14. Humongous crowd, though my husband said they are already down-playing the turn out. Great pics! I'll post our pics tomorrow!
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eowyn_of_rohan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 09:39 PM
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68. What is your estimate? We say at least 200,000
Edited on Sat Mar-12-11 09:39 PM by eowyn_of_rohan
and we've been to 2 that were estimated at 100,000. This crowd was all the way around the square, not only filling the streets comptetely (to the point of claustrophobia) but also the sidewalks,AND all the connecting streets, AND State Street for at least 3/4 down to the campus mall at the peak.
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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 10:29 AM
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92. Hi Greybnk48
I wasn't there myself, and these are not my pictures. I found them at daylife.com.

It must have been awesome to be there! I am looking forward to seeing your pictures.

:hi:

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johnfromokc Donating Member (28 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 08:04 PM
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61. Awesome!
Thanks for posting this!
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spooked911 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 08:30 PM
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63. Very awesome
I am so proud of Wisconsin right now
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Bette Noir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 08:57 PM
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64. I love the cows!
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eowyn_of_rohan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 09:35 PM
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65. JUST GOT HOME-This was Huge
If they estimate anything less than 150,000 they are not telling the truth. In fact I think this was more like 200-250,000, as did others we talked to. We are reeling from the energy
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 09:53 PM
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71. I just got home, too - and I agree. It. Was. Huge.
I was so thrilled to be there.
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 09:38 PM
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66. great pics....thanks
recommended
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Lefta Dissenter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 09:39 PM
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67. It was such a great day!!!
Thanks farmers! :yourock:

and thank you for posting the great pictures.
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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 09:41 PM
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69. Those were a few OLD tractors
That Allis Chalmers may be a '57 or older.
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madamesilverspurs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 09:44 PM
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70. Just had to do it ---



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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 10:13 PM
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73. kr
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pam4water Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 10:18 PM
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74. I like the Democracy Kochrcy sign! K&R
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ChazInAz Donating Member (119 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 10:21 PM
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75. Yeah.
Now there's a bunch that get it. This isn't just an attack on public service unions, it's an assault on all workers everywhere.
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Zambero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 10:24 PM
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76. Has Fox covered this event with (snip-snip) riot footage added?
Make it good and bloody guys, just remember... NO PALM TREES THIS TIME!
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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 11:02 PM
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78. They posted this image of the protest.
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inna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 12:54 AM
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80. K&R - and so thankful and hopeful for - and inspired by - Wisconsin.
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pengillian101 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 01:04 AM
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81. Does my heart proud as a former WI striking union member.
:-)
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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 01:33 AM
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82. K&R
:bounce:
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Tripod Donating Member (534 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 03:08 AM
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83. This is good stuff!
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 03:10 AM
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84. Mooooving!
Love dem cows!
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kaffy4x4 Donating Member (42 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 04:21 AM
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85. Love The Cows
I looked all over the web yesterday for a live feed and couldn't find one that was working. I so wanted to see the tractors rolling in but these pictures have taken me there and for that I thank you. What a snap shot of our America. So proud.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 06:53 AM
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86. K&R
This is beautiful.

This is a good start. But it won't be nearly enough to stem the tide of rising fascism. We need similar efforts in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 06:55 AM
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87. Outstanding! Thanks for posting.
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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 08:52 AM
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90. Wonderful Pics! Thank You!
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Swampguana Donating Member (361 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 09:08 AM
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91. k&R
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Hestia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 10:34 AM
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93. These are the people that the WH pulled DNC support from.
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bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 11:46 AM
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94. And THAT ia ALL you need to know about today's....
"New Democrat Centrist Party".

It is NOT the FDR/LBJ "Democratic Party" I joined 44 years ago.


Who will STAND and represent THIS American Majority?
Rhetoric, broken promises, and excuses mean NOTHING now.
"By their WORKS you will know them,"
and by their WORKS they will be judged.


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