To kick off the yearlong protest festivities, the Wisconsin Education Association Council led a massive "sickout" of educators and other government school personnel. The coordinated truancy action -- tantamount to an illegal strike -- cost taxpayers an estimated $6 million. Left-wing doctors assisted the campaign by supplying fake medical excuse notes to teachers who ditched...
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It's interesting to hear all the whining that Walker won because the Republicans "outspent" the Democrats. What they're not saying is that one of the reasons for this was the significant amount of monetary support, a lot of it in the $25 range, from people all over the country who've had it up to here with the unions, their preposterous demands and their outrageous tactics. It's good to know that despite the best efforts and the deep pockets of the collectivists, there are enough individualists willing to put their money where their mouths are to keep the Founding Fathers' notions of freedom in the game.
They really outdid themselves. In Wisconsin and across the nation, public school employee unions spared no kiddie human shields in their battle against GOP Gov. Scott Walker's budget and pension reforms. Students were the first and last casualties of the ruthless Big Labor war against fiscal discipline.
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