Netroots Nation, the annual left wing gathering of activists and bloggers, concluded this weekend with a lukewarm response from its attendants. To say it was lackluster would be generous. In the wake of the conservative victory in the Wisconsin Recall election, where Scott Walker, the only governor to survive a recall effort, handily beat Democratic [...]
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The fight between public sector unions and fiscal sanity comes to a head tonight as the union-led recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is voted upon by the public. Early exit polls favored the sitting governor, but only narrowlyand we’ll update this post as results come in. We’ll also be posting results for the other [...]
It’s only 6:30pm and there are still 2.5 hours to go in the Wisconsin union temper tantrum.. er.. recall elections, but exit polling information is pouring in and there are interesting nuggets in the numbers. The Washington Post is reporting that “union household comprise roughly a third of all voters” which by itself might seem promising [...]
On June 5th, the battle will be over. Will citizens of the Badger State vote to keep their ongoing prosperity or revert back to the old policies that drained the state of economic vigor? Currently, the massive multi-billion dollar budget deficit has been balanced, unemployment is down, and property taxes have decreased for the first [...]