WI teachers object to the will of the people...

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    who pay their salaries.

    So...a tiny handful of people get to gum up things for everyone else because they don't like the way the election went. I guess the lesson here is, if you don't like election results, just force the state to placate you! And what better way than holding the schools hostage?

    "This capital has been convulsed by government employees sowing disorder in order to repeal an election. A minority of the minority of Wisconsin residents who work for government (300,000 of them) are resisting changes to benefits that most of Wisconsin's 5.6 million residents resent financing."

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    He does, however, think there is sincerity unleavened by information: Many protesters do not realize that most worker protections - merit hiring; just cause for discipline and termination - are the result not of collective bargaining but of Wisconsin's uniquely strong and century-old civil service law.
    "I am convinced," he says, "this is about money - but not the employees' money." It concerns union dues, which he wants the state to stop collecting for the unions, just as he wants annual votes by state employees on re-certifying the unions. He says many employees pay $500 to $600 annually in union dues - teachers pay up to $1,000. Given a choice, many might prefer to apply this money to health care premiums or retirement plans. And he thinks "eventually" most will say about the dues collectors, "What do we need this for?"

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    A few days after President Obama submitted a budget that would increase the federal deficit, he tried to sabotage Wisconsin's progress toward solvency. The Washington Post: "The president's political machine worked in close coordination . . . with state and national union officials to mobilize thousands of protesters to gather in Madison and to plan similar demonstrations in other state capitals." Walker notes that in the 1990s, Wisconsin was a trendsetter regarding school choice and welfare reform. Obama, he thinks, may be worried that Wisconsin might again be a harbinger."

    George F. Will - Out of Wisconsin, a lesson in leadership for Obama
     
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    We get it. You say the teachers are criminals.
     
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    Then I guess you don't get it.

    They're criminals if they commit fraud.

    Otherwise, theyt're just fascists who think they aren't obligated to abide by the elections and laws of their state.
     
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    Talking about 1 governor Walker? Yeah, he sure fucked up a perfect running clock didn't he.

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    let us know when they commit fraud dumbass!!!
     
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    I already did.



     
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    Did Walker campaign on having the primary objective of breaking unions? Voters vote for what is promised. That is the peoples will. If a politician goes rogue after tricking the electorate, obstructing his insolence is not obstructing democracy.
     
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    Er...okay.

    He's not rogue. He has the support of the majority w cho elected him, and the rest of the country. Just not the unions.
     
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    Ah...taking back your own words now, Allie?
     

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