Category Archives: Scott Walker

7 Takeaways from Wisconsin–What it Means and What it Doesn’t

by Jordan Gehrke | June 7, 2012 @ DoubleThink magazine From Flickr user Zonie_Zambonie Let’s not make this more complicated than it is: Gov. Walker cut unemployment from 9% to 6.7 in just 16 months. Governors who do that don’t lose … Continue reading

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No, Dems were not outspent 7 to 1 in Wisconsin

POSTED AT 7:25 PM ON JUNE 7, 2012 BY KARL @HotAir.com Politico’s Glenn Thrush is the poster boy for hackery rationalizing Gov. Scott Walker’s victory in the WI recall election: There’s really only one story in Wisconsin, though you wouldn’t know it … Continue reading

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How the failed effort to recall Scott Walker shows why progressives are not fit to be elected, ever

Leftovers on the interwebs are complaining about how Scott Walker allegedly outspent his opponents 7 to 1, and how 64% of his money came from outside the state.Now as we watch Obama raise millions at $40,000 dinners where the donors … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Dwindling Desire to Recall Scott Walker

Despite earlier predictions, union-targeted governor appears likely to survive today’s recall. Emily Ekins | June 5, 2012 @reason.com Today’s Wisconsin recall election is extraordinarily close, but polls show Gov. Scott Walker leading Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett by about 6 percentage points … Continue reading

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Support Scott Walker

We now need to only raise an additional $4,032 in the next three hours to fully fund our final advertising blitz and Get Out The Vote efforts to DEFEAT the RECALL Please – make a contribution to our final ad buy and Get … Continue reading

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Scott Walker Recall – Open Thread

Please give us your thoughts on today’s election, especially if you are in Wisconsin, worked on the election, or see anything noteworthy! Use the  Comments section below.

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Greedy Hand in the Cookie Jar: How the Democrats Lost Wisconsin

I just learned how the Wisconsin government unions are responsible for their legislative loss:Republicans could have separated the non-budget aspects of the bill (the parts denying the unions the power to force people to join the union in order to … Continue reading

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