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Walker Won’t Meet Dems at the Border

Posted on Mar 7, 2011

No go: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker holds a letter from state Sen. Mark Miller during a news conference Monday.

The posse of Wisconsin state senators who left the building—not to mention Wisconsin—last month to thwart Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign to quash state employees’ collective bargaining powers proposed a meeting with the governor somewhere by the Illinois-Wisconsin border, but Walker called the missing Democrats’ idea “ridiculous” and refused to budge Monday.  —KA


Sen. Mark Miller sent the letter to Walker on Monday, offering a border summit as a way to resume stalled negotiations on the state’s budget.

[...] But Walker said top Republican lawmakers and even members of his own staff have already met repeatedly with some of the senators, including one meeting over hot chocolate at a McDonald’s restaurant. Walker said the talks seemed to be making progress and the Democrats’ return seemed imminent.

“Time and time again, the person standing in the way of making that possible is Sen. Mark Miller,” Walker said.

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By call me roy, March 8, 2011 at 8:05 pm Link to this comment

Me lose election. Me don’t likey results. Me run away. Me coward.

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By brianrouth, March 8, 2011 at 2:48 pm Link to this comment

Walker is the nail in the coffin of civilisation

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By Napolean DoneHisPart, March 8, 2011 at 11:20 am Link to this comment

Isn’t this a repeat like when Delay was redistricting Texas mid-decade to garner more republican votes?

Here is an informative documentary showcasing how, with all well intended efforts, the dems in Texas attempted to hold out by bailing out of quorom… only to be defeated when going back into session and finding out some of their own changed sides for $$$.

It’s all about the $$.  The folks NOT part of the money people nor their hired hands all have a price on their heads.. and it isn’t much.


Wow, just tried to copy and paste the website containing the documentary exposing the tyranny of our hired hands, and a page came up stating this:

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TruthDig is NOT on the side of the Constitution, Freedom and Decency… TD is just another shill owned online RAG waiting for the big payday like Huffington Post…


Folks, google “the big buy tom delay” and see for yourselves, because TD’s obedience to Master is making me sick.

And here at least I thought you could have your Freedom of Speech.


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By SarcastiCanuck, March 8, 2011 at 10:42 am Link to this comment
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I’m sure that they can find a neutral sandbox somewhere where both sides can go from the ridiculous into the surreal.How about Walker and Miller do pistols at ten paces like the good ole days…

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By jlt, March 8, 2011 at 8:28 am Link to this comment
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Cluck, cluck, cluck…little walker is toast!  without the butter or jam!

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By PatrickHenry, March 7, 2011 at 9:03 pm Link to this comment

I hope those Wisconsin folks who are concerned by the way their state government is being run are actively registering new voters and talking to old voters in preparation of the next election.

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