What I saw this weekend was amazing. People from all walks of life: both union and non-union, young and old, teachers, firefighters, police officers, municipal workers, steel workers, snow plow drivers and more; who came together in our capital to make their voices heard. Saturday, seventy thousand people peacefully let their government know [...]
Archive for February, 2011
On Presidents Day 2011, we remember what Republican executives from history understood that Scott Walker does not.
We start with the original Republican, Abraham Lincoln, who, by the way, tried to prevent a quorum in the Illinois Legislature in 1840 using the exact tactics currently being used by Wisconsin’s Democratic senators.
Lincoln said, “Labor is prior to, [...]
[ February 21, 2011; 4:00 pm; ] The Sheboygan Liberty Coalition is showing an anti-union film tonight at The Mead Public Library (710 N. 8th Street in Sheboygan) at 6:00 PM. State Senator Glenn Grothman is their featured speaker.
There will be a rally opposing the Governor’s bill to take away bargaining rights for public employees and cutting Medicaid at 5:00 PM in [...]
Wisconsin “Budget Repair Bill” Protest Pt 2 from Matt Wisniewski on Vimeo.