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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.

MADISON — Wisconsin’s finances are more than $900 million stronger through mid-2015 than previously expected, the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau reported Thursday.

The $911.9 million in additional revenue includes $893 million in higher-than-expected tax collections plus lower-than-expected department spending.
Beloit Hilton

Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement that the additional revenue “is a sign Wisconsin’s economy continues to grow and add jobs, and it’s more great news for the hardworking taxpayers.”

The state’s improved financial picture lays the groundwork for Walker to announce next week a tax cut package that will include property and income tax

reductions.

“We made tough, but prudent, decisions over the last three years, and now our bold reforms are producing bold results for the people of Wisconsin,” Walker said. “The additional revenue should be returned to taxpayers because it’s their money, and my administration will work with the Legislature to determine the most prudent course of action.”

Democrats called for Walker to direct the money toward education.

According to the fiscal bureau:

The state now has $976.6 million that it could tap for tax cuts in this biennium. That includes a previously anticipated balance of $129.7 million, minus $65 million that must be held in reserves.

If the state decides to spend the extra money, rather than reduce taxes, $443 million would automatically be deposited in the state’s rainy day fund.

If the state takes no action, its structural deficit — the amount expenditures are projected to exceed revenues in 2015-17 — would be erased and the state would be looking at a more than $1 billion projected structural surplus.

Walker’s spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Wednesday the governor will lay out a detailed plan next week in his state of the state address for what to do with the surplus.
Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
 

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http://articles.latimes.com/2013/jan/14/news/la-pn-supreme-court-rnc-voter-fraud-20130114



January 14, 2013


just last year.

now why do you refuse these cold hard undeniable facts?




For their part, lawyers for the Democratic National Committee had argued that recent campaigns show the “consent degree remains necessary today.”

The court’s action is a victory for the DNC, and it comes after an election year in which the two parties regularly exchanged charges over “voter fraud” and “voter intimidation.” But most of the recent battles have been fought on the state level, and it is not clear whether the long-standing consent decree has had much impact.

The case began in 1981 when the RNC created a “national ballot security task force” that, among other things, undertook mailing campaigns targeted at black and Latino neighborhoods in New Jersey. If mailers were returned undelivered, party activists put those voters on a list to be challenged if they showed up to cast a ballot. In addition, the party was alleged to have hired off-duty law enforcement officers to “patrol” minority neighborhoods on election day.

The DNC sued the RNC in federal court, alleging its activities violated the Voting Rights Act and were intended to suppress voting among minorities. Rather than fight the charges in a trial, the RNC agreed to a consent decree promising to “refrain from undertaking any ballot security activities … directed toward [election] districts that have a substantial proportion of racial or ethnic minority populations.”

The consent decree has remained in effect, and DNC lawyers say they have gone to court in states such as Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Pennsylvania to challenge Republican activities that appear to target mostly black precincts. Both sides agree, however, that the consent decree does not forbid “normal poll watching” by Republican officials.

The RNC has tried repeatedly to have the consent decree lifted, contending it interferes with its efforts to combat voter fraud. But a federal judge in New Jersey in 2009 ruled that it should remain in effect, and the U.S. Court of Appeals agreed last year.





he probably cheated in the election
 

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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.

MADISON — Wisconsin’s finances are more than $900 million stronger through mid-2015 than previously expected, the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau reported Thursday.

The $911.9 million in additional revenue includes $893 million in higher-than-expected tax collections plus lower-than-expected department spending.
Beloit Hilton

Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement that the additional revenue “is a sign Wisconsin’s economy continues to grow and add jobs, and it’s more great news for the hardworking taxpayers.”

The state’s improved financial picture lays the groundwork for Walker to announce next week a tax cut package that will include property and income tax

reductions.

“We made tough, but prudent, decisions over the last three years, and now our bold reforms are producing bold results for the people of Wisconsin,” Walker said. “The additional revenue should be returned to taxpayers because it’s their money, and my administration will work with the Legislature to determine the most prudent course of action.”

Democrats called for Walker to direct the money toward education.

According to the fiscal bureau:

The state now has $976.6 million that it could tap for tax cuts in this biennium. That includes a previously anticipated balance of $129.7 million, minus $65 million that must be held in reserves.

If the state decides to spend the extra money, rather than reduce taxes, $443 million would automatically be deposited in the state’s rainy day fund.

If the state takes no action, its structural deficit — the amount expenditures are projected to exceed revenues in 2015-17 — would be erased and the state would be looking at a more than $1 billion projected structural surplus.

Walker’s spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Wednesday the governor will lay out a detailed plan next week in his state of the state address for what to do with the surplus.
Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
 

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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.

MADISON — Wisconsin’s finances are more than $900 million stronger through mid-2015 than previously expected, the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau reported Thursday.

The $911.9 million in additional revenue includes $893 million in higher-than-expected tax collections plus lower-than-expected department spending.
Beloit Hilton

Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement that the additional revenue “is a sign Wisconsin’s economy continues to grow and add jobs, and it’s more great news for the hardworking taxpayers.”

The state’s improved financial picture lays the groundwork for Walker to announce next week a tax cut package that will include property and income tax

reductions.

“We made tough, but prudent, decisions over the last three years, and now our bold reforms are producing bold results for the people of Wisconsin,” Walker said. “The additional revenue should be returned to taxpayers because it’s their money, and my administration will work with the Legislature to determine the most prudent course of action.”

Democrats called for Walker to direct the money toward education.

According to the fiscal bureau:

The state now has $976.6 million that it could tap for tax cuts in this biennium. That includes a previously anticipated balance of $129.7 million, minus $65 million that must be held in reserves.

If the state decides to spend the extra money, rather than reduce taxes, $443 million would automatically be deposited in the state’s rainy day fund.

If the state takes no action, its structural deficit — the amount expenditures are projected to exceed revenues in 2015-17 — would be erased and the state would be looking at a more than $1 billion projected structural surplus.

Walker’s spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Wednesday the governor will lay out a detailed plan next week in his state of the state address for what to do with the surplus.
Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
Wisconsin's job creation is lagging the nation as a whole.
 
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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.

MADISON — Wisconsin’s finances are more than $900 million stronger through mid-2015 than previously expected, the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau reported Thursday.

The $911.9 million in additional revenue includes $893 million in higher-than-expected tax collections plus lower-than-expected department spending.
Beloit Hilton

Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement that the additional revenue “is a sign Wisconsin’s economy continues to grow and add jobs, and it’s more great news for the hardworking taxpayers.”

The state’s improved financial picture lays the groundwork for Walker to announce next week a tax cut package that will include property and income tax

reductions.

“We made tough, but prudent, decisions over the last three years, and now our bold reforms are producing bold results for the people of Wisconsin,” Walker said. “The additional revenue should be returned to taxpayers because it’s their money, and my administration will work with the Legislature to determine the most prudent course of action.”

Democrats called for Walker to direct the money toward education.

According to the fiscal bureau:

The state now has $976.6 million that it could tap for tax cuts in this biennium. That includes a previously anticipated balance of $129.7 million, minus $65 million that must be held in reserves.

If the state decides to spend the extra money, rather than reduce taxes, $443 million would automatically be deposited in the state’s rainy day fund.

If the state takes no action, its structural deficit — the amount expenditures are projected to exceed revenues in 2015-17 — would be erased and the state would be looking at a more than $1 billion projected structural surplus.

Walker’s spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Wednesday the governor will lay out a detailed plan next week in his state of the state address for what to do with the surplus.
Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
BS. You are dissatisfied that a Republican is showing the rest of you how to balance a budget. The big spenders that you are, you can't stand it. So as a retort, you call him a bigot, racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant. Typical tired old line from you. Unions are dead or dying. They have a detrimental effect on local economies. Time to face the music.
 

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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.



Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
BS. You are dissatisfied that a Republican is showing the rest of you how to balance a budget. The big spenders that you are, you can't stand it. So as a retort, you call him a bigot, racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant. Typical tired old line from you. Unions are dead or dying. They have a detrimental effect on local economies. Time to face the music.
If your community still had strong Unions you would probably have a job right now instead of living off my tax dollars or grandmas SS checks.
 

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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.



Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
BS. You are dissatisfied that a Republican is showing the rest of you how to balance a budget. The big spenders that you are, you can't stand it. So as a retort, you call him a bigot, racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant. Typical tired old line from you. Unions are dead or dying. They have a detrimental effect on local economies. Time to face the music.
The National Association of State Budget Officers projects that almost all states will see "fairly decent surpluses" in their 2014 budgets.

State surpluses spark debate on tax cuts, spending

Try doing some research next time.
 

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Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
BS. You are dissatisfied that a Republican is showing the rest of you how to balance a budget. The big spenders that you are, you can't stand it. So as a retort, you call him a bigot, racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant. Typical tired old line from you. Unions are dead or dying. They have a detrimental effect on local economies. Time to face the music.
If your community still had strong Unions you would probably have a job right now instead of living off my tax dollars or grandmas SS checks.

I doubt that Dutch. Would you hire someone in their late 20ties that has never had a job? Neither would I. Especially when an employer finds out the dude actually hates work and the working man/women. He would never last past the probation period. IF he got hired.
Big IF.
 
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Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
BS. You are dissatisfied that a Republican is showing the rest of you how to balance a budget. The big spenders that you are, you can't stand it. So as a retort, you call him a bigot, racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant. Typical tired old line from you. Unions are dead or dying. They have a detrimental effect on local economies. Time to face the music.
If your community still had strong Unions you would probably have a job right now instead of living off my tax dollars or grandmas SS checks.
Actually, my community signed a $200 million contract with Caterpillar to employ close to 1400 people. It's a 1 million square foot facility. We're a right to work state, carbine. Thus unions had no say so in this deal. We give people jobs, not entitlements.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VI8YVbNtV9s]Caterpillar Press Conference 02 17 2012 - YouTube[/ame]

http://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2012-02-17/deal-caterpillar-create-1400-jobs
 
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I know Templar didn't work now and lived at home with mommy.....but he's NEVER had a job? Wow. I guess I shouldn't be too surprised since the majority of his opinions and ideas haven't matured yet either.
 

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BS. You are dissatisfied that a Republican is showing the rest of you how to balance a budget. The big spenders that you are, you can't stand it. So as a retort, you call him a bigot, racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant. Typical tired old line from you. Unions are dead or dying. They have a detrimental effect on local economies. Time to face the music.
If your community still had strong Unions you would probably have a job right now instead of living off my tax dollars or grandmas SS checks.
Actually, my community signed a $200 million contract with Caterpillar to employ close to 1400 people in my community, its a 1 million square foot facility. We're a right to work state, carbine. Thus unions had no say so in this deal. We give people jobs, not entitlements.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VI8YVbNtV9s]Caterpillar Press Conference 02 17 2012 - YouTube[/ame]
And why aren't you one of those 1400 people? What's your excuse? No ambition or no skills?
 

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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.

MADISON — Wisconsin’s finances are more than $900 million stronger through mid-2015 than previously expected, the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau reported Thursday.

The $911.9 million in additional revenue includes $893 million in higher-than-expected tax collections plus lower-than-expected department spending.
Beloit Hilton

Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement that the additional revenue “is a sign Wisconsin’s economy continues to grow and add jobs, and it’s more great news for the hardworking taxpayers.”

The state’s improved financial picture lays the groundwork for Walker to announce next week a tax cut package that will include property and income tax

reductions.

“We made tough, but prudent, decisions over the last three years, and now our bold reforms are producing bold results for the people of Wisconsin,” Walker said. “The additional revenue should be returned to taxpayers because it’s their money, and my administration will work with the Legislature to determine the most prudent course of action.”

Democrats called for Walker to direct the money toward education.

According to the fiscal bureau:

The state now has $976.6 million that it could tap for tax cuts in this biennium. That includes a previously anticipated balance of $129.7 million, minus $65 million that must be held in reserves.

If the state decides to spend the extra money, rather than reduce taxes, $443 million would automatically be deposited in the state’s rainy day fund.

If the state takes no action, its structural deficit — the amount expenditures are projected to exceed revenues in 2015-17 — would be erased and the state would be looking at a more than $1 billion projected structural surplus.

Walker’s spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Wednesday the governor will lay out a detailed plan next week in his state of the state address for what to do with the surplus.
Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
Wisconsin's job creation is lagging the nation as a whole.

No it's not.
Wisconsin State Unemployment Rate and Total Unemployed | Department of Numbers

Unemployment by States
State Unemployment | Department of Numbers

Wisconsin 6.3%

Notice how States that have progressive (Big Government-expansion programs) has higher unemployment.

Calif. - 8.5% Dem progressive Governor
Illinois 8.7% Dem progressive Governor
Michigan 8.8% Repub-progressive Governor
Nevada 9.0% Repub -progressive Governor

The States that have more Government expansion are not doing very well.
States that a cutting back on Government expansion are starting to do much better.
 

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After Democrats tried to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker a year and a half ago, he has gone on to rack up a $976 million surplus for his state. Many Democrats said the failure to recall him would be a "blemish" on the record, but as it turns out, his leadership has resulted in a boon for Wisconsinites. This won't be something the left will acknowledge, but a Republican Governor is showing Obama and the rest of America how it's done.

MADISON — Wisconsin’s finances are more than $900 million stronger through mid-2015 than previously expected, the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau reported Thursday.

The $911.9 million in additional revenue includes $893 million in higher-than-expected tax collections plus lower-than-expected department spending.
Beloit Hilton

Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement that the additional revenue “is a sign Wisconsin’s economy continues to grow and add jobs, and it’s more great news for the hardworking taxpayers.”

The state’s improved financial picture lays the groundwork for Walker to announce next week a tax cut package that will include property and income tax

reductions.

“We made tough, but prudent, decisions over the last three years, and now our bold reforms are producing bold results for the people of Wisconsin,” Walker said. “The additional revenue should be returned to taxpayers because it’s their money, and my administration will work with the Legislature to determine the most prudent course of action.”

Democrats called for Walker to direct the money toward education.

According to the fiscal bureau:

The state now has $976.6 million that it could tap for tax cuts in this biennium. That includes a previously anticipated balance of $129.7 million, minus $65 million that must be held in reserves.

If the state decides to spend the extra money, rather than reduce taxes, $443 million would automatically be deposited in the state’s rainy day fund.

If the state takes no action, its structural deficit — the amount expenditures are projected to exceed revenues in 2015-17 — would be erased and the state would be looking at a more than $1 billion projected structural surplus.

Walker’s spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Wednesday the governor will lay out a detailed plan next week in his state of the state address for what to do with the surplus.
Wisconsin?s surplus tops $900 million - Beloit Daily News: News
Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
Governor Walker is credited, and rightfully so for greatly improving the economy of Wisconsin. What he didn't do and should have done is implement a "Right to Work" law for Wisconsin. Citizens with the right credentials should have the right to work for any company without being forced to join a union. Right now many Wisconsin workers are barred from jobs as many of these jobs require workers to join a union as a condition of employment. This restriction (lack of freedom) will often result in the most qualified candidates not applying for the jobs.
 

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Scott Walker brags that he balanced the budget, but this is like saying we kept our promise to call the Legislature into session. Wisconsin law requires a balanced budget – its up to the administration and Legislature to do so in a way that cares for our citizens and respects our traditions.
When Scott Walker was running for governor, he promised to balance budgets Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); however, the budget he claims as balanced is anything but when using GAAP. By gutting public education to the tune of $2.6 billion and slashing more than $500 million from public healthcare, along with skillfully kicking the can down the road with accounting tricks that pass debt onto future budgets, Walker has given the appearance of a balanced budget.
But when using the GAAP that Walker promised to use, Wisconsin’s deficit will actually be more than $3 billion at the end of the biennium – a larger deficit than Walker inherited.

-Scott Walker Raised Taxes on Seniors, Working Families

-Scott Walker Made the Largest Cuts to Education in Wisconsin History; Says He "Added" to Education

-Scott Walker Supports the Segregated Fund Raids He Once Was Against

-Scott Walker Says Wisconsin Is Broke, Buys iPads for Privatized Agency

-Scott Walker Uses Taxpayer Money to Fund a Koch Brothers Banner

Scott Walker Tool Kit: Fighting Talking Points With Facts
Number of homeless teens grows in Milwaukee
Number of homeless teens grows in Milwaukee | Milwaukee County - WISN Home

Homelessness a growing, hidden problem in rural Wisconsin
Read more: Homelessness a growing, hidden problem in rural Wisconsin : Wsj

School lunch program reflects rise in poverty in Wisconsin
Wisconsin school lunch program statistics reflect rise in poverty - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal

Wisconsin children were poor in 2011, due to parents' declined earned incomes and reductions in the safety net. The Wisconsin child poverty rate rose from 10.8 percent in 2010 to 12.2 percent in 2011, a significant increase.

Wisconsin Poverty | Institute for Research on Poverty | University of Wisconsin–Madison

Walker Won't Create Jobs, But Will Force You to Look for Them or Starve

Wisconsin's terrible jobs performance is so anomalous that this weekend Walker announced $100 million in new spending to "ante up on jobs" says the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A great big bold number, but a closer look shows that the money is slated to build a faster system to track job data -- read, create a state-based alternative to the federal numbers which keep dishing up bad news -- and to invest in technical schools and the university system, which Walker had previously gutted with some $300 million in cuts.

In an unbelievably cruel move, he wants some folks to prove they are looking for work in order to qualify for Wisconsin's Foodshare program. Each month, people who have lost their jobs, who are living on a fixed income, who are retired, disabled or not able to work, get a little help from this lifesaving program. Now Walker is saying to many, look for the jobs I have failed to create or drop dead.

Scott Walker Dropped the Bomb Two Years Ago Today and Wisconsin?s Economy Is still Shattered | PR Watch
 

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I know Templar didn't work now and lived at home with mommy.....but he's NEVER had a job? Wow. I guess I shouldn't be too surprised since the majority of his opinions and ideas haven't matured yet either.
If you think Temple is strange, read Hoosier 4 something. He's a high school kid home because of bad weather. He has a big supporter in Edge the Idiot.

The three of them together would have a hard time figuring out how to blow their noses.
 

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So why do Republicans always need validation of their candidates by Democrats here?
 
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Scott Walker brags that he balanced the budget, but this is like saying we kept our promise to call the Legislature into session. Wisconsin law requires a balanced budget – its up to the administration and Legislature to do so in a way that cares for our citizens and respects our traditions.
When Scott Walker was running for governor, he promised to balance budgets Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); however, the budget he claims as balanced is anything but when using GAAP. By gutting public education to the tune of $2.6 billion and slashing more than $500 million from public healthcare, along with skillfully kicking the can down the road with accounting tricks that pass debt onto future budgets, Walker has given the appearance of a balanced budget.
But when using the GAAP that Walker promised to use, Wisconsin’s deficit will actually be more than $3 billion at the end of the biennium – a larger deficit than Walker inherited.

-Scott Walker Raised Taxes on Seniors, Working Families

-Scott Walker Made the Largest Cuts to Education in Wisconsin History; Says He "Added" to Education

-Scott Walker Supports the Segregated Fund Raids He Once Was Against

-Scott Walker Says Wisconsin Is Broke, Buys iPads for Privatized Agency

-Scott Walker Uses Taxpayer Money to Fund a Koch Brothers Banner

Scott Walker Tool Kit: Fighting Talking Points With Facts
Number of homeless teens grows in Milwaukee
Number of homeless teens grows in Milwaukee | Milwaukee County - WISN Home

Homelessness a growing, hidden problem in rural Wisconsin
Read more: Homelessness a growing, hidden problem in rural Wisconsin : Wsj

School lunch program reflects rise in poverty in Wisconsin
Wisconsin school lunch program statistics reflect rise in poverty - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal

Wisconsin children were poor in 2011, due to parents' declined earned incomes and reductions in the safety net. The Wisconsin child poverty rate rose from 10.8 percent in 2010 to 12.2 percent in 2011, a significant increase.

Wisconsin Poverty | Institute for Research on Poverty | University of Wisconsin–Madison

Walker Won't Create Jobs, But Will Force You to Look for Them or Starve

Wisconsin's terrible jobs performance is so anomalous that this weekend Walker announced $100 million in new spending to "ante up on jobs" says the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A great big bold number, but a closer look shows that the money is slated to build a faster system to track job data -- read, create a state-based alternative to the federal numbers which keep dishing up bad news -- and to invest in technical schools and the university system, which Walker had previously gutted with some $300 million in cuts.

In an unbelievably cruel move, he wants some folks to prove they are looking for work in order to qualify for Wisconsin's Foodshare program. Each month, people who have lost their jobs, who are living on a fixed income, who are retired, disabled or not able to work, get a little help from this lifesaving program. Now Walker is saying to many, look for the jobs I have failed to create or drop dead.

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One has to admire the cherrypicking you did there, TS.
 

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Do try to keep in touch, this thread has been active for several days and adequately debated. One result which likely makes callous conservatives happy is that his efforts hurt the working men and women in Wisconsin. No longer are the Republicans satisfied with a war limited to women, gays, lesbians and immigrants - now they have declared war on Unions and government employees.
BS. You are dissatisfied that a Republican is showing the rest of you how to balance a budget. The big spenders that you are, you can't stand it. So as a retort, you call him a bigot, racist, misogynist and anti-immigrant. Typical tired old line from you. Unions are dead or dying. They have a detrimental effect on local economies. Time to face the music.
The National Association of State Budget Officers projects that almost all states will see "fairly decent surpluses" in their 2014 budgets.

State surpluses spark debate on tax cuts, spending

Try doing some research next time.
...or, you could just try to ignore the above facts, and hope no one notices.

Bad luck. We noticed.

I'm just curious, why didn't you start a thread on Jerry Brown's big surplus in California?

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