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Prank call fallout stokes Wisconsin union fight

By Reuters
February 24, 2011

MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) – The battle over a plan to curb public sector union power in Wisconsin took a bizarre turn on Wednesday when it was disclosed that the Republican governor told a prank caller he had considered luring Democrats who fled the state back under false pretenses.

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4 Responses to Prank call fallout stokes Wisconsin union fight

  1. bmclellan

    February 24, 2011 at 9:12 am

    Walker will have a rough go trying to play that fifth Ace now that he’s sitting at the table in a wife beaters T-shirt.
    Oh woe when playing the deck of fifty three.

  2. bogofree

    February 24, 2011 at 10:31 am

    The Party Of Truancy. Seems to be somewhat of a epidemic.

  3. griff

    February 24, 2011 at 11:47 am

    Reality Check

    Most people don’t think “government unions” when they hear the words “special interests.” As the battle royal in the Wisconsin statehouse shows, though, they should.

    Government unions stymie education reform to protect their narrow interests — interests that don’t represent America’s students, parents and taxpayers.

    America’s taxpayers want quality education at a reasonable cost. Education unions want guaranteed job security and the best benefits they can get.

  4. b mcclellan

    February 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm

    While we get to fight over who gets fleas , and who gets mange.
    What choice perchance to dream ?