As the Democrat Senators, formerly of Wisconsin but who are now on the lam in Illinois (Fleabaggers), steadfastly refuse to return to do the jobs they were elected to do in their home state, people are starting to think maybe they should just stay gone.
To that end, recall petitions are beginning to circulate in their home districts, which are being countered with petitions started by union groups intent on reversing the gains Republicans made in November;
Several sources confirmed that Wisconsin Democrats and labor leaders are plotting recall elections for several Republican senators as soon as lawmakers push through Gov.Â Scott Walker’s budget plan to curb collective bargaining rights and require public employees to chip in part of their salary toward their health care and pension costs.
“Those are options people are looking at,” saidÂ Marty Beil, director of the largest state employees union.
Even more emphatic wasÂ Rich Abelson, executive director ofÂ AFSCME Council 48, which represents county and city employees in the Milwaukee area.
“This is not a Plan B,” Abelson said Friday night. “This is going forward irrespective of how the vote turns out. Oh, yeah, we are going to make a full-court press.”
Whatever happens with the recall and counter-recall efforts, voters in Wisconsin have begun to notice who is fighting for who; Democrats will stand for unions and their fundraising machines over their own citizens using whatever tactics suit them at any given time. The end justifies the means – business as usual with the left.
Paul Ryan, speaking at WMC’s Business Day in Madison forum on February 23 summed it up nicely;