Petition Check

In March, the #Wisconsin Government Accountability Board certified 900,939 signatures on a petition to recall Governor Scott Walker. Apparently, they found 4,001 duplicate names, and struck 26,109 incomplete signatures. They discovered only 5 fake names. Whether the latter number strains your credulity depends on whether your name is Eric Holder, I suppose. I find it… Continue reading Petition Check

Yes, it’s about power

Another must read "Best of the Web Today" from James Taranto:The Means of Coercion The privileged are revolting in Wisconsin.To make sense of what's going on in Wisconsin, it helps to understand that the left in America lives in an ideological fantasy world. The dispute between the state government and the unions representing its employees is… Continue reading Yes, it’s about power

Prescient post of the yearGiven what’s going down in Wisconsin

Just after reports of NY City union members' slowdown in snow clearing as a negotiating tactic, Tom Smith, at The Right Coast, had this to say.If the argument is, some [government] functions are too critical to public safety to put in private hands, then that is an argument against allowing them to be unionized. If… Continue reading Prescient post of the yearGiven what’s going down in Wisconsin