Who do you support for Governor in Wi...
PR and Proud

Chicago, IL

#4685 Jan 30, 2012
The Anti-Alinsky wrote:
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How do know he didn't, or wouldn't have if he had known about it? He reported the questionable financial records of Tim Russell...
As a taxpayer I have the right to ask myself, "Why didn't he know more? Why didn't he immediately conduct an internal audit of everyone in his front office?"... and I don't see what your problem is with the questions.

Again, had he been proactive in his management, he wouldn't be answering all the questions he's answering now. And in a private sector company he would ABSOLUTELY be required to answer a lot more questions than I have. "... Had I known..." would be an acceptable reply. Be honest about this, man.

http://www.wisn.com/upfront/index.html

I sat through that interview twice Sunday.

Since: Jan 11

Lake Geneva, WI

#4686 Jan 30, 2012
wedjat wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean like how no one had a problem w/public employees until Walker decided to demonize them & then everyone jumped on his bandwagon because...well, he told them to?
Speak for yourself. I always had a problem with the way the public sector unions had a stranglehold on not only state government, but the budget as well. I for one was glad Scott Walker finally stood up to them and put them in their place.
PR and Proud

Chicago, IL

#4687 Jan 30, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>It is only democrats, libs and progressives who think that a candidate is not flawed in some way...:)
Then why are people like you defending Walker and his failure at good stewardship in his last position?
The Anti-Alinsky

Muskego, WI

#4688 Jan 30, 2012
PR and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>
As a taxpayer I have the right to ask myself, "Why didn't he know more? Why didn't he immediately conduct an internal audit of everyone in his front office?"... and I don't see what your problem is with the questions.
Again, had he been proactive in his management, he wouldn't be answering all the questions he's answering now. And in a private sector company he would ABSOLUTELY be required to answer a lot more questions than I have. "... Had I known..." would be an acceptable reply. Be honest about this, man.
http://www.wisn.com/upfront/index.html
I sat through that interview twice Sunday.
But you're in Colorado. You aren't a taxpayer.
The Anti-Alinsky

Muskego, WI

#4689 Jan 30, 2012
PR and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>
Then why are people like you defending Walker and his failure at good stewardship in his last position?
Because you are wrong, he worked hard to keep taxes down in Milwaukee County WITHOUT cutting services.
Stan Lundie

Cedarburg, WI

#4690 Jan 30, 2012
In the fall of 2009, as our elected leaders were hashing out the 2010 budget, Scott Walker included a plan to privatize the security guards at the Courthouse and other buildings. The Board rejected that idea and cut it out of their budget. Walker used his Frankenstein veto pen to reinstate the privatization. Again, the Board overrode his veto.

But after 2010 started, Walker declared a fiscal emergency and went ahead and privatized the guards, giving a lucrative contract to Wackenhut, over the protests of the County Board.

To make matters even worse, Walker bungled the whole thing.

First, he didn’t county on the professionalism of the county guards, who stayed on duty to the bitter end. So Walker had county security guards as well as the Wackenhut guards on duty at the same posts. To top it off, he also had Sheriff Deputies on duty, some on overtime, at the same posts.

Secondly, the jobs he took from Milwaukee County citizens ended up going to people from Chicago and Florida. The it turned out that one of the Wackenhut supervisors had a criminal history, including inappropriate sexual conduct, all while he was the police chief for Manawa.

Despite Walker’s claims that it would save tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars, the reality was that it barely made it to $70,000.

And now, even that small savings has been obliterated, because Walker, as he is prone to do, overstepped his authority and the whole thing was done illegally.

The unions took the matter to arbitration, and the ruling of the arbitration came out late today. It was in the favor of the unions:

The county did not have a true budget crisis at the time and county officials failed to give the union representing the security guards an opportunity to make some alternative cost-saving proposals before laying them off, according to the decision from arbitrator Amedeo Greco.

Greco’s ruling also said the $125,000 annual savings from privatizing the courthouse security estimated by county officials was overstated by nearly $53,000.

[...]

The ruling calls for immediately hiring back the laid-off county workers with back pay, with any unemployment compensation or wages from a new job subtracted. It also called for a guarantee of at least 180 days of work – the amount of time that Greco said should have been given to the security guards’ union to react to Walker’s privatization plan.

No estimate was immediately available of the cost of the back pay or the number of former county security guards laid off last year who might want their old jobs back. The private firm G4S Wackenhut was hired by Walker to replace the union workers. The Wackenhut guards are being paid up to $10.50 an hour, about $5 an hour less than the union guards made.
It should be noted that at least a handful of county security guards were able to land jobs with Wackenhut. This ruling means that for the past ten months, the county will have been effectively paying over $25 an hour, between this ruling and the Wackenhut contract, just so that Walker could make a political statement.

On top of that, unless the county can find a way out of the Wackenhut contract, for the next six months, the tax payers will have to foot the bills for two groups of security guards.

That’s not exactly what anyone would call fiscal responsibility.

Ideally, since Scott Walker was the sole person responsible for this bad decision, he should be the one to pay for it. But Walker was never interested in fiscal responsibility, only in what he thought would make him more politically popular. Now that he has gotten what he wanted, don’t look to him to make give a hoot about Milwaukee County tax payers, much less an apology or offer of restitution.

Our advice to the Milwaukee County tax payer is to hold onto your wallets. There is little doubt that many more of Walker’s bills will be coming due over the next several years, and we will be the ones that have to pay them.
Stan Lundie

Cedarburg, WI

#4691 Jan 30, 2012
the fall of 2009, as our elected leaders were hashing out the 2010 budget, Scott Walker included a plan to privatize the security guards at the Courthouse and other buildings. The Board rejected that idea and cut it out of their budget. Walker used his Frankenstein veto pen to reinstate the privatization. Again, the Board overrode his veto.

But after 2010 started, Walker declared a fiscal emergency and went ahead and privatized the guards, giving a lucrative contract to Wackenhut, over the protests of the County Board.

To make matters even worse, Walker bungled the whole thing.

First, he didn’t county on the professionalism of the county guards, who stayed on duty to the bitter end. So Walker had county security guards as well as the Wackenhut guards on duty at the same posts. To top it off, he also had Sheriff Deputies on duty, some on overtime, at the same posts.

Secondly, the jobs he took from Milwaukee County citizens ended up going to people from Chicago and Florida. The it turned out that one of the Wackenhut supervisors had a criminal history, including inappropriate sexual conduct, all while he was the police chief for Manawa.

Despite Walker’s claims that it would save tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars, the reality was that it barely made it to $70,000.

And now, even that small savings has been obliterated, because Walker, as he is prone to do, overstepped his authority and the whole thing was done illegally.

The unions took the matter to arbitration, and the ruling of the arbitration came out late today. It was in the favor of the unions:

The county did not have a true budget crisis at the time and county officials failed to give the union representing the security guards an opportunity to make some alternative cost-saving proposals before laying them off, according to the decision from arbitrator Amedeo Greco.

Greco’s ruling also said the $125,000 annual savings from privatizing the courthouse security estimated by county officials was overstated by nearly $53,000.

[...]

The ruling calls for immediately hiring back the laid-off county workers with back pay, with any unemployment compensation or wages from a new job subtracted. It also called for a guarantee of at least 180 days of work – the amount of time that Greco said should have been given to the security guards’ union to react to Walker’s privatization plan.

No estimate was immediately available of the cost of the back pay or the number of former county security guards laid off last year who might want their old jobs back. The private firm G4S Wackenhut was hired by Walker to replace the union workers. The Wackenhut guards are being paid up to $10.50 an hour, about $5 an hour less than the union guards made.
It should be noted that at least a handful of county security guards were able to land jobs with Wackenhut. This ruling means that for the past ten months, the county will have been effectively paying over $25 an hour, between this ruling and the Wackenhut contract, just so that Walker could make a political statement.

On top of that, unless the county can find a way out of the Wackenhut contract, for the next six months, the tax payers will have to foot the bills for two groups of security guards.

That’s not exactly what anyone would call fiscal responsibility.

Ideally, since Scott Walker was the sole person responsible for this bad decision, he should be the one to pay for it. But Walker was never interested in fiscal responsibility, only in what he thought would make him more politically popular. Now that he has gotten what he wanted, don’t look to him to make give a hoot about Milwaukee County tax payers, much less an apology or offer of restitution.

Our advice to the Milwaukee County tax payer is to hold onto your wallets. There is little doubt that many more of Walker’s bills will be coming due over the next several years, and we will be the ones that have to pay them.
Mizike

Watertown, WI

#4693 Jan 31, 2012
wedjat wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean like how no one had a problem w/public employees until Walker decided to demonize them & then everyone jumped on his bandwagon because...well, he told them to?
Demonize? Oh, you mean like the way the lefties have demonized hardworking successful people as not "paying their fair share"? You mean how the lefties demonize people who want fiscal responsibility as wanting to "starve poor children"? What happened is simple, people in this state took our money and government back in 2010 and the unions have been stomping their feet and having a temper tantrum ever since.
Mizike

Watertown, WI

#4694 Jan 31, 2012
Geez Stan, copy and paste much?????

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#4695 Jan 31, 2012
PR and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sorry, fetch. I don't follow everything you post. But are you a business owner?
Unless you are a business owner or not working for a company with a health insurance, dental and 401K plan, you ARE NOT "paying for all" benefits. And, if you are self-employed, that is the reason you pay all your benefits. Everyone who works for an employer ...with a decent benefits program... pays a portion of the cost of their plan. The employer picks up and/or matches the money the employee puts in.
Now, these public employees are employed by the taxpayers. They pay a portion of their benefits and their employer... the taxpayer... picks up the rest of the tab.
The "friends" you claim to be paying half their checks toward their benefits are; 1) in the wrong job, or 2) choosing to pay more into their benefits in exchange for the added coverage and return.
If the average worker's reported earnings included their benefits, as we do when discussing the earnings of public workers, their numbers would be a lot closer to what public workers make. The publics sector includes lawyers (who make more than their public sector counterparts), carpenters (who make more than their public sector counterparts), and other fields which make more than their public sector counterparts. The main difference is a public worker tends to stay with their employer while a private sector worker is working primarily for self, and moves from job to job more.
If I am reading correctly the CBO even blew your analogy out of the water.
CBO says federal employees rake in much more pay
Comparison with private sector likely to heat up debate over ending freeze--seems all government employees' jobs should be all the chopping block-don't you agree?

Buoyed by generous benefit packages, federal workers earn significantly better compensation than similarly educated workers in the private sector, according to a report released Monday from Congress‘ chief scorekeeper that threatens to reignite at the national level last year’s state battles over public-employee rights.

Overall, federal workers earn 16 percent more in total compensation — including wages and benefits — than comparable private-sector employees, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Only private-sector workers with the highest levels of education, such as doctors and lawyers, earn more than their public counterparts.

The finding is incendiary at a time when Republicans in Congress are fighting for a freeze on federal worker salaries and the Obama administration is balking, arguing that after two years of freezes, it’s time to ramp up pay.

The CBO said federal workers do better in wages at the low education end, are about equal in the middle, and fall behind the private sector at the top end.

But the key difference is in benefits, where federal workers average more than $20 per hour in compensation — 48 percent higher than the $13.60 in prorated hourly benefits in the private sector. Added together, CBO said, that means significantly higher pay for government employees.

“For workers at all education levels, the cost of total compensation averaged about $52 per hour worked for federal employees, compared with about $45 per hour worked for employees in the private sector with certain similar observable characteristics,” CBO analysts said in their report.

Unions that represent federal workers said the CBO’s comparison was pointless.

The CBO looked at workers with equivalent education levels, but John Gage, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, said the better approach is to compare specific jobs. On that measure, Bureau of Labor Statistics figures show that federal employees make less than those working equivalent jobs in the private sector.



“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#4696 Jan 31, 2012
Stan Lundie wrote:
the fall of 2009, as our elected leaders were hashing out the 2010 budget, Scott Walker included a plan to privatize the security guards at the Courthouse and other buildings. The Board rejected that idea and cut it out of their budget. Walker used his Frankenstein veto pen to reinstate the privatization. Again, the Board overrode his veto.
But after 2010 started, Walker declared a fiscal emergency and went ahead and privatized the guards, giving a lucrative contract to Wackenhut, over the protests of the County Board.
To make matters even worse, Walker bungled the whole thing.
First, he didn’t county on the professionalism of the county guards, who stayed on duty to the bitter end. So Walker had county security guards as well as the Wackenhut guards on duty at the same posts. To top it off, he also had Sheriff Deputies on duty, some on overtime, at the same posts.
Secondly, the jobs he took from Milwaukee County citizens ended up going to people from Chicago and Florida. The it turned out that one of the Wackenhut supervisors had a criminal history, including inappropriate sexual conduct, all while he was the police chief for Manawa.
Despite Walker’s claims that it would save tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars, the reality was that it barely made it to $70,000.
And now, even that small savings has been obliterated, because Walker, as he is prone to do, overstepped his authority and the whole thing was done illegally.
The unions took the matter to arbitration, and the ruling of the arbitration came out late today. It was in the favor of the unions:
The county did not have a true budget crisis at the time and county officials failed to give the union representing the security guards an opportunity to make some alternative cost-saving proposals before laying them off, according to the decision from arbitrator Amedeo Greco.
Greco’s ruling also said the $125,000 annual savings from privatizing the courthouse security estimated by county officials was overstated by nearly $53,000.
[...]
The ruling calls for immediately hiring back the laid-off county workers with back pay, with any unemployment compensation or wages from a new job subtracted. It also called for a guarantee of at least 180 days of work – the amount of time that Greco said should have been given to the security guards’ union to react to Walker’s privatization plan.
No estimate was immediately available of the cost of the back pay or the number of former county security guards laid off last year who might want their old jobs back. The private firm G4S Wackenhut was hired by Walker to replace the union workers. The Wackenhut guards are being paid up to $10.50 an hour, about $5 an hour less than the union guards made.
It should be noted that at least a handful of county security guards were able to land jobs with Wackenhut. This ruling means that for the past ten months, the county will have been effectively paying over $25 an hour, between this ruling and the Wackenhut contract, just so that Walker could make a political statement.
On top of that, unless the county can find a way out of the Wackenhut contract, for the next six months, the tax payers will have to foot the bills for two groups of security guards.
That’s not exactly what anyone would call fiscal responsibility.
Ideally, since Scott Walker was the sole person responsible for this bad decision, he should be the one to pay for it..
Our advice to the Milwaukee County tax payer is to hold onto your wallets. There is little doubt that many more of Walker’s bills will be coming due over the next several years, and we will be the ones that have to pay them.
Despite Walker’s claims that it would save tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars, the reality was that it barely made it to $70,000. I don't see what you are bitching about-it saved money. Would you sooner have seen this double and cost more.
Milw TaXpayer

Thiensville, WI

#4697 Jan 31, 2012
Fetch - We had all better cross our fingers that Gov. Scott Walker leaves Wisconsin in better shape than he left Milwaukee County.

New Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is struggling with an enormous budget hole and, according to newspaper accounts, there are no easy cuts left. Walker made those when he was the exec before leaving to become the governor.

Last week Adele deadpanned that all the warnings he had heard about an “alarming, severe, grim and bleak” budget hole didn’t adequately describe what he now knows is reality.

“The Titanic meets the Hindenburg” doesn’t do it justice, he said, adding that he will release his plans to address it sometime Monday. It won’t be pretty.

What is particularly disturbing for the new county executive is that the county’s annual debt payments doubled during Walker’s years as county executive, going from $52 million in 2004 to $108 million this year.

This from a guy who reminds us ad nauseam that governments have to live within their means,“just as ordinary American families have to do.”

Guess that didn’t apply to Milwaukee County when he was in charge.

Interestingly, the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance reported last week that Wisconsin has been relying more and more on borrowing to fund transportation projects. The nonprofit organization said that bonding has been the fastest-growing source of state transportation revenue since 2000 and debt service payments are consuming an increasing share of state transportation spending. That hasn’t slowed Walker, who accelerated several highway projects with more bonding.

The governor earlier in the year refinanced some of the bonds to free money to pay for some of his so-called economic development programs. While the refinancing did lower the debt payments, it extended the borrowing much further into the future, money that will have to be repaid by future generations.

And, of course, his foolish act to give back to the federal government money to upgrade Amtrak rail beds in Wisconsin and extend the service to Madison wound up costing the state $32 million that the feds would have otherwise paid.

How did Walker get the money for the Chicago-Milwaukee rail upgrade that was included in the original federal grant? He borrowed it, of course.

At this rate, the next governor may wind up with as big a mess as Chris Abele has in Milwaukee County.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#4698 Jan 31, 2012
Milw TaXpayer wrote:
Fetch - We had all better cross our fingers that Gov. Scott Walker leaves Wisconsin in better shape than he left Milwaukee County.
New Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is struggling with an enormous budget hole and, according to newspaper accounts, there are no easy cuts left. Walker made those when he was the exec before leaving to become the governor.
Last week Adele deadpanned that all the warnings he had heard about an “alarming, severe, grim and bleak” budget hole didn’t adequately describe what he now knows is reality.
“The Titanic meets the Hindenburg” doesn’t do it justice, he said, adding that he will release his plans to address it sometime Monday. It won’t be pretty.
What is particularly disturbing for the new county executive is that the county’s annual debt payments doubled during Walker’s years as county executive, going from $52 million in 2004 to $108 million this year.
This from a guy who reminds us ad nauseam that governments have to live within their means,“just as ordinary American families have to do.”
Guess that didn’t apply to Milwaukee County when he was in charge.
Interestingly, the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance reported last week that Wisconsin has been relying more and more on borrowing to fund transportation projects. The nonprofit organization said that bonding has been the fastest-growing source of state transportation revenue since 2000 and debt service payments are consuming an increasing share of state transportation spending. That hasn’t slowed Walker, who accelerated several highway projects with more bonding.
The governor earlier in the year refinanced some of the bonds to free money to pay for some of his so-called economic development programs. While the refinancing did lower the debt payments, it extended the borrowing much further into the future, money that will have to be repaid by future generations.
And, of course, his foolish act to give back to the federal government money to upgrade Amtrak rail beds in Wisconsin and extend the service to Madison wound up costing the state $32 million that the feds would have otherwise paid.
How did Walker get the money for the Chicago-Milwaukee rail upgrade that was included in the original federal grant? He borrowed it, of course.
At this rate, the next governor may wind up with as big a mess as Chris Abele has in Milwaukee County.
Wissonsin is already in better shape than when Doyle left, again what are you bitching about?
PR and Proud

Chicago, IL

#4699 Jan 31, 2012
The Anti-Alinsky wrote:
<quoted text>
But you're in Colorado. You aren't a taxpayer.
That's the best you've got? Really? You know damn well I'm from Milwaukee and I have no control of my inet provider. I'll tell you what... quiz me on Milwaukee history. You aren't from Milwaukee, according to you, you've got ZERO right to comment on anything I've got to post regarding Walker's last post.

I noticed you didn't comment on the link. Does the truth hurt that much?
Clint Taurus

United States

#4700 Jan 31, 2012
PR and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>
That's the best you've got? Really? You know damn well I'm from Milwaukee and I have no control of my inet provider. I'll tell you what... quiz me on Milwaukee history. You aren't from Milwaukee, according to you, you've got ZERO right to comment on anything I've got to post regarding Walker's last post.
I noticed you didn't comment on the link. Does the truth hurt that much?
they are slime. Talking head robots of the GOP brain trust. Flush a toilet, and listen to ths sound. It makes more sense than a tea-con.
PR and Proud

Chicago, IL

#4701 Feb 1, 2012
The Anti-Alinsky wrote:
<quoted text>
Because you are wrong, he worked hard to keep taxes down in Milwaukee County WITHOUT cutting services.
I'm wrong?! His employees are under investigation for misusing taxpayer dollars. How is he any better than Doyle? Because his political policies agree with your own? That's garbage. Both are poor stewards of taxpayer dollars.

What's worse is Walker silently refusing to answer Gousha's question regarding who was responsible for hiring these people. Why did Walker not answer that question? Russell has a history WITH THE STATE of misusing taxpayer money. They've just aired the fact he was CONVICTED of embezzlement at WHEDA 15 years ago. Now, in the private sector they may not check into someone's history beyond 10years. But I don't imagine a person (Walker) who has made his career working in the public sector wouldn't have heard about Russell's history. THAT is another count of bad stewardship.

Walker cut bus services on a regular basis. The Milwaukee County bus line has changed dramatically in response to the last budget Walker put together for the county (he wanted to cut lines altogether). Abele used fed money to save/consolidate lines into 3 Metro services. Guess where the most common ridership of the MCTS comes from? Students and workers (who choose not to drive). This has been going on since 2004 - September 18, 2004 JS.

But studies prove the more you cut from these services, the less people will use it.
http://m.jsonline.com/more/news/129244473.htm

So, kudos to Abele and company for coming up with a creative alternative to what Walker was doing in Milwaukee County.

In 2003, Walker cut aid to battered women's shelters. I'm sorry. But that is one public service I think we could all agree should never suffer cuts (unless we've cut most other public services first)- September 21, 2003 JS.

Any proposals to county public services which were not successful under Walker were due more to the board than to Walker's policies. Walker notoriously shifted tax dollars here. That's not saving... it borders on cooking the books.
Milw TaXpayer

Waukesha, WI

#4702 Feb 1, 2012
Milw TaXpayer wrote:
Fetch - We had all better cross our fingers that Gov. Scott Walker leaves Wisconsin in better shape than he left Milwaukee County.
New Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is struggling with an enormous budget hole and, according to newspaper accounts, there are no easy cuts left. Walker made those when he was the exec before leaving to become the governor.
Last week Adele deadpanned that all the warnings he had heard about an “alarming, severe, grim and bleak” budget hole didn’t adequately describe what he now knows is reality.
“The Titanic meets the Hindenburg” doesn’t do it justice, he said, adding that he will release his plans to address it sometime Monday. It won’t be pretty.
What is particularly disturbing for the new county executive is that the county’s annual debt payments doubled during Walker’s years as county executive, going from $52 million in 2004 to $108 million this year.
This from a guy who reminds us ad nauseam that governments have to live within their means,“just as ordinary American families have to do.”
Guess that didn’t apply to Milwaukee County when he was in charge.
Interestingly, the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance reported last week that Wisconsin has been relying more and more on borrowing to fund transportation projects. The nonprofit organization said that bonding has been the fastest-growing source of state transportation revenue since 2000 and debt service payments are consuming an increasing share of state transportation spending. That hasn’t slowed Walker, who accelerated several highway projects with more bonding.
The governor earlier in the year refinanced some of the bonds to free money to pay for some of his so-called economic development programs. While the refinancing did lower the debt payments, it extended the borrowing much further into the future, money that will have to be repaid by future generations.
And, of course, his foolish act to give back to the federal government money to upgrade Amtrak rail beds in Wisconsin and extend the service to Madison wound up costing the state $32 million that the feds would have otherwise paid.
How did Walker get the money for the Chicago-Milwaukee rail upgrade that was included in the original federal grant? He borrowed it, of course.
At this rate, the next governor may wind up with as big a mess as Chris Abele has in Milwaukee County.
Once Again not my post! Seems someone in not capable of having his/her own screen name. Too much of a mental effort I guess!
You will always be able to tell a posting by me since I admit I am a conservative republican and lean heavy toward Tea Party ideals.
So anything that is "less government", fiscal responsibility, conservative I am all for it.
Mizike

Watertown, WI

#4703 Feb 1, 2012
Clint Taurus wrote:
<quoted text> they are slime. Talking head robots of the GOP brain trust. Flush a toilet, and listen to ths sound. It makes more sense than a tea-con.
It would make more sense than you as well......
PR and Proud

Chicago, IL

#4704 Feb 2, 2012
Oh! No one is posting thoughts on the weak @$$ interview Walker gave Gousha (on Sunday)? Why not?

http://www.wisn.com/upfront/index.html

It's been DAYS since I first posted the link. Anti? Nothing.

Fetch? Nothing.

Milw TaXpayer? Nothing.

Where, oh, where are the last bastions of fiscal conservatism when their hero is caught in a fine example of bad stewardship with ZERO to offer in a decent excuse?

Why did Walker offer such poor excuses for his lack of leadership at his last post? Slogans and campaign promises don't apply.

I'll keep waiting...
Milw TaXpayer

Waukesha, WI

#4705 Feb 2, 2012
PR and Proud wrote:
Oh! No one is posting thoughts on the weak @$$ interview Walker gave Gousha (on Sunday)? Why not?
http://www.wisn.com/upfront/index.html
It's been DAYS since I first posted the link. Anti? Nothing.
Fetch? Nothing.
Milw TaXpayer? Nothing.
Where, oh, where are the last bastions of fiscal conservatism when their hero is caught in a fine example of bad stewardship with ZERO to offer in a decent excuse?
Why did Walker offer such poor excuses for his lack of leadership at his last post? Slogans and campaign promises don't apply.
I'll keep waiting...
A (as you say) weak @ss interview in YOUR eyes. I thought he explained himself well, not real impressive, but real and Gov. Walker answered the questions asked.
Wisconsin is moving forward, not as fast as we would like, but we will get there. Once the election is over and Gov. Walker can settle in and try and get more jobs,less taxes for the Wisconsin Citizen..........unlike Diamond Jim who didn't even try!

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