Posts tagged "Scott Walker"

Rubbing your nose in it

You can hardly blame Republicans for gloating over the victory in the Wisconsin recall election, in which Gov. Scott Walker retain his seat by an unexpected 7-percentage-point margin over his Democratic opponent, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Liberal pundits all but declared Walker’s defeat (actually some did) even before polls opened. Here’s what they said:  ... Read more »

Walker's 'divide and conquer' remark sets off tizzy fit

You would have thought that Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker had beheaded dozens of union members and left their bodies along a Mexican highway. His approach to taming the out-of-control public employee unions in Wisconsin (“divide and conquer”) has provoked tongue clucking and horror. “Scott Walker is finally honest about his secret plot to ‘divide... Read more »

New Wisconsin public employee law working out 'just fine'

Here is an in-depth analysis of the impact of the restrictions that Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin legislature put on the bargaining process of local public employee unions. James Ladwig recently took over the job of Racine County executive. He was sworn in last April, not long after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a... Read more »
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Wis. Gov. Scott Walker sticks it to Illinois

In prepared remarks at the Conservative Political Action meeting in Washington, D.C., Walker compared what was happening in his state with Illinois: Contrast that with my neighbor to the south. There is no greater example of the failed policies we are running against than the mess we see in Illinois. Last year, Governor Quinn proudly... Read more »
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