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Progressives Target Wisconsin Republican Randy Hopper with Smear Campaign

Apparently Mr. Bowers over at Daily Kos is on another misadventure. Unable to affect the outcome of the Scott Walker repair bill, Chris has decided to craft a  political ad that will run in Randy Hopper’s district in the hopes that it will end up in Mr. Hopper’s recall. I was forwarded this email from a reader:

Wisconsin Republicans say the state is too broke to pay for teachers, but they just gave the 26-year-old mistress of a union-busting Republican Senator a state job with a fat raise. It’s a classic Republican scandal filled with hypocrisy, cronyism, and their special version of “family values.”

Here’s the story. Last year, Wisconsin Republican state Senator Randy Hopper left his wife to live with a young Republican political operative. Last month, as Governor Scott Walker unveiled legislation calling for deep cuts in state workers’ salaries and collective bargaining rights, Hopper’s mistress was hired by the state on the advice of Scott Walker’s cabinet as a “communications liaison.” Further, her salary is 35% higher than her predecessor’s.

Randy Hopper is now facing recall. At Daily Kos, by using something called Google Surge, we can make sure that when anyone in Hopper’s district goes online for almost an entire week they will see an ad about the scandal.

It will cost us $12,128 for us to do this. Can you contribute $12 to Daily Kos help make it happen?

Randy Hopper is one of the most vulnerable Republicans facing recall. He is a freshman, and only won his seat by 163 votes. A poll conducted by Daily Kos and PPP shows Hopper losing to a generic Democrat 49%-44%.

You can see the ad we’re going to run on the right-hand side of this email. When it runs, it will link to a local Wisconsin news story verifying all the details. Since we are using Google Surge, any voter in Hopper’s district who goes online will see the ad multiple times.

With Randy Hopper already teetering on the brink of defeat, it’s hard to imagine how he could win a recall election after an ad campaign like this. Please, contribute $12 to Daily Kos and make sure every voter in Randy Hopper’s district knows about this scandal.

Keep fighting,
Chris Bowers
Campaign Director, Daily Kos

Daily Kos is a union puppet theater. The big-labor union bosses could not be more perturbed that duly elected representatives are tearing apart their incestuously-gained, impossible to support contracts. Progressives and Unions are co-dependent – without each other, they both whither away. These tactics are nothing new for progressives. Dig into someone’s private life, invent a bit if need-be, then smear. Don’t confront the issue, destroy the person. Saul Alinsky taught them well.

Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. – Saul Alinsky

 

Left Wingers to Finance Wisconsin 14 – CDN Fights Back

One of my readers forwarded an email to me asking if there was something Conservatives could do to counter a destructive move by the liberals.

Mr. Editor,

My Daughter is signed up on some left wing-extremist web site and sent this to me asking for money. She thinks that because I was in a union that I would support this mess. I was in a union because I had no choice. If I wanted that job, I had to pay union dues. Scott Walker is giving workers the individual right to elect to not have union dues come out of their paychecks and go to causes they don’t support. I wish there had been a Governor Walker in my working years.

Here’s the email, is there a way to counter this?

Over the weekend, I sent an email asking you to support the 14 Wisconsin Democratic Senators who left the state to prevent Republicans from passing a bill that strips workers of their collective bargaining rights. Now, I’m emailing to ask you again.

Please, donate $14 to the Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee, $1 for each of the heroic Senators.

There are 19 Republicans in the state Senate, but 20 Senators are needed for a quorum to pass the bill. If even one Democratic Senator returns to Wisconsin, s/he will be rounded up by the state police, brought to the state Capitol, and the bill will pass. If that happens, tens of thousands of workers will lose their rights.

Senate Republicans are pressuring the 14 Democrats by passing bills that require the presence of only 17 Senators. Further, groups funded by Wall Street are running television ads attacking the Dems.

The strain on these Democrats is immense. We must serve as a counterweight by providing tangible support. That’s why at Daily Kos we’ve added the Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee to the Orange to Blue 2012 page. The sole purpose of this committee is to support the Democratic nominee in each of Wisconsin’s 33 state Senate districts.

Please, donate $14 to the Wisconsin Senate Democrats, $1 for each of the heroic Democratic Senators. Your contribution will make an immediate, substantive impact on a huge political fight.

In solidarity,
Chris Bowers
Campaign Director, Daily Kos

YES! There is something we can do about it. It’s time to .. Give ’em Hell!! I haven’t received a response to phone calls and email to understand where exactly we should send the money, so I have included the emails and office addresses of every one of the grandest 19!

We can send $5 dollars to each of the Republican Senators. Spend $20 dollars of your own money and pick four Senators to send it to. Post a comment as to whom you supported so we support them all. As the founder and editor-in-chief of ConservativeDailyNews.com, I will personally contribute $40. First comment will show who I am sending money to. Will you join me?

Robert Cowles (R) District 2

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Room 319 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison 53707-7882

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Email: Sen.Cowles@legis.wisconsin.gov

Alberta Darling (R) District 8

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Room 317 East
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Michael Ellis (R) District 19

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Room 220 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Scott Fitzgerald (R) District 13

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Room 211 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Pam Galloway (R) District 29

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Room 409 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Glenn Grothman (R) District 20

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Room 10 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Sheila Harsdorf (R) District 10

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Room 18 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Randy Hopper (R) District 18

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Room 310 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Dan Kapanke (R) District 32

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Room 316 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-788

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Email: [email protected]

Neal Kedzie (R) District 11

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Room 313 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Frank Lasee (R) District 1

Frank Lasee Wisconsin Senate District 1

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Room 104 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Mary Lazich (R) District 28

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Room 8 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Joseph Leibham (R) District 9

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Room 15 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Terry Moulton (R) District 23

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Room 306 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Luther Olsen (R) District 14

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Room 123 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Dale Shultz (R) District 17

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Room 122 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Email: [email protected]

Leah Vukmir (R) District 5

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Room 131 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707-7882

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Van Wanggaard (R) District 21

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Room 319 South
State Capitol
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Madison, WI 53707

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Rich Zipperer (R) Disctrict 33

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Room 323 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

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