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Walker Changes Attitudes on Public Employee Unions

txpoljldy Wrote: Jun 07, 2012 9:47 AM
We would all like to work only twenty years and retire with COLAs, lifetime health benefits, and pensions...only the public service employees enjoy such privileges...at the expense of the poor joe who has to work fifty years or more with no pension...no wonder people are starting to revolt...wake up....as usual the unions cry foul but never do they ever consider the other side...it is all about them and their high paid union bosses...who travel around the world creating messes every where they go...they were in Greece, Eqypt, and anywhere else there is unrest...messing around with "helping" instead they are the ones creating havoc...intimidation, and unrest...wake up people...

The results are in, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has beaten Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in the recall election. That's in line with pre-election polling, though not the Election Day exit poll. Even before the results came in, we knew one thing, and that is that the Democrats and the public employee unions had already lost the battle of ideas over the issue that sparked the recall, Walker's legislation to restrict the bargaining powers of public employee unions.

That's supported by a Marquette University poll showing 75 percent of Wisconsin voters favoring increases in public employees' contributions for health care and...