Wisconsin governor to fugitive Dems: Do your job, chumps; Video: Tea partier confronts runaway Dem

posted at 7:54 pm on February 17, 2011 by Allahpundit

He goes after them right at the beginning, then circles back around at about 5:00. Frankly, I wish he’d have been harder on them. There would have been some risk in that, as an angry response would signal to some that the runaway tactic has him worried, but I’ll bet there are enough voters out there who are aghast at the sight of Democrats literally running away from their budget problems that a little righteous indignation would have been welcome. As it is, he took the cool-calm-composed “leader in command” route. Always a safe play, although not one that’s channeling the base’s passion on this.

Two clips here, one of Walker and the other of another Republican who once had to hang tough with unions. Compare and contrast. Oh, by the way, have I mentioned that Obama’s online DNC operation is helping to coordinate the protests in Wisconsin? In case you were unclear on how high the stakes are here and what this means for other states eyeing “corrective measures” for their own budgets, that should bring it into focus. A quote from John Boehner: “I’m disappointed that instead of providing similar leadership from the White House, the president has chosen to attack leaders such as Gov. Walker, who are listening to the people and confronting problems that have been neglected for years at the expense of jobs and economic growth. I urge the president to order the DNC to suspend these tactics.”

Update: Via Big Government, an encounter in Rockford. The guy says he’s leaving to go do his job in Wisconsin. Does that mean they’re coming home?


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Looks like the Senator’s driving away in a Mazda. Does Mazda have union shops in America?

Patrick Ishmael on February 17, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Oh please, stop with this Reagan nostalgia. If you missed we have great leaders now. …

promachus on February 17, 2011 at 8:08 PM

Yes, you’re right, but unfortunately none of them are President. (yet)

KS Rex on February 17, 2011 at 9:15 PM

was done anyway eventually and upheld in court

Hey Wisconsin, it’s worth trying!

Eren on February 17, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Remember when the scumsucker left gave Chris Christie sh*t for being in Florida with his family because he wasn’t doing photo ops shoveling snow or jumping o the back of snowplows in the streets of North Jersey?

Here are the same scumsuckers skipping town because they don’t want to do their only job – VOTING.

Good Lt on February 17, 2011 at 9:19 PM

I’ve seen pictures of the protesting teachers. Hmmm…didn’t they call off sick?
I think the Hitler posters they were carrying…oh wait.. they’re not Tea Partiers they can’t be carrying Hitler posters. /sarcasm
And thumbs up to the Rockford Tea Partiers for going after these runaway legislators. LOL

Deanna on February 17, 2011 at 9:23 PM

Roger Hedgecock is saying that this is a defining moment in public policy – who owns the gov’t, the public unions or the taxpayers. Obviously the Dems and the unions think they are the bosses, not the employees.

Bull! It’s time to break the unions – especially the public unions.

Sporty1946 on February 17, 2011 at 9:24 PM

BOR’s on right now and carrying water for the union…and talking out his butt.

He has no clue what he’s talking about and I’m not entirely sure how many of his viewers are aware of this.

SuperCool on February 17, 2011 at 8:05 PM
I’ve been slamming BOR as a complete idiot for years. On NB I used to catch grief from other posters, but they’ve all gone quiet on him. Is he equally despised by democratics and conservatives? Hard to say.

slickwillie2001 on February 17, 2011 at 8:22 PM

O’Reilly has always had my respect for looking out for the kids. When it comes to economic conditions, the man is totally illiterate and non-committal when calling liberals on the carpet.

Rovin on February 17, 2011 at 9:24 PM

Walker’s proposal to bring teacher pension contributions in line with the private sector, a position the union called “slavery”

Governor Walker as a citizen of Wiscosin, I’m calling on you to do the right thing; FREE THE SLAVES</strong

Your ever humble supporter,
Paul Aloysius Monk

P. Monk on February 17, 2011 at 9:34 PM

It’s fun to watch the left implode…..

Man do I miss the days when adults were in charge of this country.

Wine_N_Dine on February 17, 2011 at 9:37 PM

Walker’s proposal to bring teacher pension contributions in line with the private sector, a position the union called “slavery”

Governor Walker as a citizen of Wiscosin, I’m calling on you to do the right thing; FREE THE SLAVES

Your ever humble supporter,
Paul Aloysius Monk

P. Monk on February 17, 2011 at 9:34 PM

FIFMS

P. Monk on February 17, 2011 at 9:39 PM

Ronald Reagan: You’re fired!!!!!

Reporter: Could you be more specific??

Ronald Reagan: FIRED!!!

HEH!!!

BigWyo on February 17, 2011 at 9:51 PM

How come the Democrats never seem to have a back stabbing traitor like the Maine sisters or Arlen Specter who just wants to reach across the aisle….?

Uh, Lieberman?

Proud Rino on February 17, 2011 at 8:07 P

Hi, Markos!

Or are you Ned Lamont in drag?

Del Dolemonte on February 17, 2011 at 10:32 PM

Previous WI legal precedent case

The major contempt case evolved from a takeover of the assembly chamber to protest the size of welfare payments (State ex rel. Groppi v. Lesli, 1969). After expelling the protesters, the assembly found the leader of the protest in contempt and ordered him jailed. In the ensuing case the court determined that making it impossible for one house of the legislature to conduct its business was an act of contempt and that a person may be summarily (without a hearing) help in contempt.

Del Dolemonte on February 17, 2011 at 10:34 PM

Frankly, I wish he’d have been harder on them.

In that one small statement, you have told the entire sad story of the modern Republican.

rrpjr on February 17, 2011 at 10:40 PM

WI license plate 844 JBA.

Dems are cowards.

WashJeff on February 17, 2011 at 10:41 PM

There should be protests at the hotels where the Dem’s are staying. Keep following them around until no one wants them there and they’re forced to come back to work. Also, how about counter protests at the Capitol? Let’s really get under their skin. Maybe I’m just dreaming. I’ve really learned to despise Liberals and their warped view of what our country can do for them. I can’t believe they have the nerve to target the legislators homes and families. Thuggery at its finest.

quint906 on February 17, 2011 at 10:47 PM

I’m disgusted with these commie run unions!

MCGIRV on February 17, 2011 at 10:50 PM

There are other leeches that need to be done away with-restaurants/food service, mechanics, electricians (appliances don’t have to run on 120 volts), plumbers, construction contractors and other private sector “professions” that routinely stiff the average American either because they’re too lazy to do the stuff themselves or are convinced they can’t do the same things a high-school drop out can do.

Americans need to do more for themselves and be less reliant on an array of drunks and drug addicts we’ve somehow been convinced we can’t do without.

Dr. ZhivBlago on February 17, 2011 at 10:53 PM

Rally on Saturday 12-3 to support Gov. Scott Walker and his budget plan.

If I can get off work (’cause someone’s got to pay the taxes, ya know) I’ll be there…

englishqueen01 on February 17, 2011 at 10:59 PM

What kind of person flees the state they represent in order to not lose a vote? And what kind of political Party resorts to such tactics? A pathetic person and a pathetic Party. The Democrats need to change their name because they no longer care about freedom. They want to impose their Totalitarian world view on the rest of us and may soon see that they will take a “by any means necessary” approach to do it.
The Democrats and unions walk hand in hand and unionists act as the Party’s shock troops. How soon before we see nation wide protests and even riots in America because of a possible government shutdown?

Pathetic!

Blue Collar Todd on February 17, 2011 at 11:15 PM

Wisconsin is fortunate to have such an ethical and forthright governor. I hope that his position prevails because ultimately it benefits everyone in the state, even the bellyachers.

onlineanalyst on February 17, 2011 at 11:16 PM

They get what is going on. Expect a big physical fight.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/41613240#41613240

wi farmgirl on February 17, 2011 at 11:56 PM

Three cheers for Gov. Walker and the Rockford Tea Party for finding those cowards at the Clock Tower Inn. (Like that wasn’t an obvious choice to run to.)

NebCon on February 17, 2011 at 11:58 PM

Wow, the tea party has a whole network of people chasing down these criminals! You can run but you can’t hide. Awesome!

PattyJ on February 18, 2011 at 12:17 AM

If Mittens got loud and in front of the media here it would do him a world of good. But I know, we’re talking Mittens. As after the Gifford’s shooting, time to go into hibernation for a week until it plays out.

Marcus on February 18, 2011 at 12:23 AM

I just thought of the perfect counter attack. Walker needs 20 people only for budget relatede bills but only a simple majority for all other bills. Walker needs to play hardball and introduce bills like voter ID, conceal carry, minimum market up and make the Dems pay for their absence.
If he’s feeling generous, give the Dems 24 hours to get back to Madison or else they vote on all of them without one once of Dem input.

Apply pressure.

WisRich on February 18, 2011 at 12:25 AM

I guess its in Democrat’s DNA to act like cowards/weaklings when confronted with a difficult decision. Just following the president’s example.

tommer74 on February 18, 2011 at 12:43 AM

Roger Hedgecock is saying that this is a defining moment in public policy – who owns the gov’t, the public unions or the taxpayers. Obviously the Dems and the unions think they are the bosses, not the employees.

Bull! It’s time to break the unions – especially the public unions.

Sporty1946 on February 17, 2011 at 9:24 PM

Exactly. That the essence of the debate.

I agree. Lets break the unions forever.

Conservative Samizdat on February 18, 2011 at 1:08 AM

Rally on Saturday 12-3 to support Gov. Scott Walker and his budget plan.

If I can get off work (’cause someone’s got to pay the taxes, ya know) I’ll be there…

englishqueen01 on February 17, 2011 at 10:59 PM

Is this real? Where did you hear about this?

P. Monk on February 18, 2011 at 1:10 AM

englishqueen01 on February 17, 2011 at 10:59 PM

Is this real? Where did you hear about this?

P. Monk on February 18, 2011 at 1:10 AM

Its up on Facebook.

Conservative Samizdat on February 18, 2011 at 1:12 AM

If Mittens got loud and in front of the media here it would do him a world of good. But I know, we’re talking Mittens. As after the Gifford’s shooting, time to go into hibernation for a week until it plays out.

Marcus on February 18, 2011 at 12:23 AM

Now is not the time to be picking on Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin or anyone else.

We need to back Scott Walker. This is the biggest fight for both conservatives and Progressives over who runs this country…taxpayers or unions.

I could care less about 2012 right now. I care about Scott Walker not backing down.

Conservative Samizdat on February 18, 2011 at 1:14 AM

Del Dolemonte on February 17, 2011 at 10:34 PM

Sweet. I’m pi$$ed that those idiots aren’t in jail as we speak.

Midas on February 18, 2011 at 1:14 AM

What kind of person flees the state they represent in order to not lose a vote? And what kind of political Party resorts to such tactics? A pathetic person and a pathetic Party. The Democrats need to change their name because they no longer care about freedom. They want to impose their Totalitarian world view on the rest of us and may soon see that they will take a “by any means necessary” approach to do it.
The Democrats and unions walk hand in hand and unionists act as the Party’s shock troops. How soon before we see nation wide protests and even riots in America because of a possible government shutdown?

Pathetic!

Blue Collar Todd on February 17, 2011 at 11:15 PM

TX Democrats did the same thing a few years back on a redistricting vote (I think, not sure about that).

Democrat = weasel.

Midas on February 18, 2011 at 1:16 AM

TX Democrats did the same thing a few years back on a redistricting vote

They did… and they’ve lost seats in every election since.

either orr on February 18, 2011 at 1:27 AM

Public sector unions: The rest of us have had it UP TO HERE with your privileged-class presumptuousness and your thuggery.

Your Wisconsin tactics are backfiring.

You are losing, not gaining popular support.

Get back to the legislature, get back to school and teach your classes, put a damn cork in it, and at long, long last, TAKE THE DAMN MEDICINE that the rest of us have been forced to swallow for years already now.

Edouard on February 18, 2011 at 1:30 AM

Unbelievable. Not just the arrogant disrespect to their constituents and to democracy itself, but how stupid must their entire caucus be to along with such a self-defeating stunt?

RightOFLeft on February 18, 2011 at 1:45 AM

When the Texas Dems did this, didn’t the Republicans cave a bit?

Cindy Munford on February 18, 2011 at 1:56 AM

Those two dems would be driving a Toyota.

jzzr83 on February 18, 2011 at 2:14 AM

Walker needs to state there will be 6000 public sector employees layed off by this weekend if these gutless panks don’t show up to vote.
Perhaps a Tea Party rally at the ‘hideout’?

Harry S on February 18, 2011 at 4:13 AM

Guess I`ll be the first. Walker: 2012! And as I said in another post, Wisconsin is going to be North Arizona with Obama getting into this. Hold fast Walker.

ThePrez on February 17, 2011 at 8:04 PM

Hey, Prez: You’re gonna confuse that moron Peggy West from Milwaukee on whether or not WI is a border state! Haha.
http://www.yesbuthowever.com/democrat-8139031

Also, to do my part, I wrote to Gov Walker expressing my support and assuring him national eyes are watching (and int’l eyes since I live abroad) and to stay strong.

[email protected]

Renwaa on February 18, 2011 at 5:51 AM

When the Texas Dems did this, didn’t the Republicans cave a bit?

Cindy Munford on February 18, 2011 at 1:56 AM

You mean the redistricting from 2003? That all ended up in court at the end.

Renwaa on February 18, 2011 at 5:55 AM

funny, dear leader says we shouldn’t vilify the unions, however, the unions can show up and protest with those disgusting ‘hitler’ posters and it is OK…the local stations here are only showing the generic posters and ‘skywalker’ posters saying isn’t that funny, ha ha ha
but never showing those awful ones…

CIVILITY is NOT in their vocabulary…

cmsinaz on February 18, 2011 at 6:08 AM

mika is defending those protesters big time….she ain’t winning the argument this am on morning joe…

cmsinaz on February 18, 2011 at 6:10 AM

I just wrote the Governor’s office and said a Republican should just switch parties for a few weeks. They they’ll have their Democrat and let the voting begin!

JellyToast on February 18, 2011 at 6:25 AM

Cockroaches running for cover when the lights are turned on.

kmarie on February 18, 2011 at 6:25 AM

The funniest thing I’ve seen regarding this story was PsychoTalker Ed Schultz interviewing two of the Senators on the lam, telling them how courageous they are for running away and not doing their job. It’s an upside-down world, I tell ya……..

adamsmith on February 18, 2011 at 6:45 AM

adamsmith on February 18, 2011 at 6:45 AM

indeed, he would be yelling at them for not doing their job if there was an R next to their names…as well as the rest of the BLM…”have you no shame sir?” I can hear it now…

cmsinaz on February 18, 2011 at 6:48 AM

Wisconsin Democrats: The Party of Brave Sir Robin

stefanite on February 18, 2011 at 6:49 AM

If they don’t come back Step 2 is to go to where they are staying, rent a local roofing machine to melt some tar, get a few feather pillows and bust them open into clear plastic bags and then sit on the sidewalk nearby…

The fumes of tar and the sight of feathers usually does it for legislators.

You don’t have to picket, yell, or say anything.

The Unions want their violent rhetoric and illegal actions to speak for them.

All that it takes is a few quiet citizens exercising their rights to melt some tar and buy feather pillows to get a message across… and its not violent at all. You don’t need to shout, raise your fist or do anything but sit next to the machine heating the tar. Then perhaps, just perhaps, Democrats might learn to take part in representative democracy.

ajacksonian on February 18, 2011 at 6:50 AM

God bless that guy that confronted those two cowards.

ted c on February 18, 2011 at 6:53 AM

Well, I guess I misunderstood what they needed. They are actually short 20 people. They ought to search the laws. There has got to be some emergency procedure they could use to vote with the members they have.

JellyToast on February 18, 2011 at 6:59 AM

The Milwaukee Journal (jsonline.com) has announced that there will be a Tea Party rally at the Capital from 12-3 on Saturday.

The comment section is already rife with insults and threats.

Daisy_WI on February 18, 2011 at 7:13 AM

After the military turns into a social dating club, the liberals will demand the enlisted be allowed to collectively bargain with their officers and Congress, and therefore have the power to strike.

Bevan on February 18, 2011 at 7:28 AM

Half of the protesting “teachers” are Franken supporters from Minnesota and Obamazombies from Chicago.

The good folks in Wisconsin who rejected the left in the last election are aghast at this liberal invasion.

Roy Rogers on February 18, 2011 at 7:29 AM

Once again we’re subjected to democrat flunkies and their theatrics. What I want to know is how much of this Wisconsin democrats” boondogle at some resort is costing the taxpayers our money? They have no ethical conscience so I wouldn’t put it past them vouchering this as a business expense on the taxpayers’ dime. Same with their stupid gimmicks – signs and buttons – that they use for their propaganda. How do they get away with this?!? This Wisconsin governor is incredibly brave and principled. What a refreshing change and no wonder all the rabid, democrat masses out there. Shipped in from where?!?

mozalf on February 18, 2011 at 7:38 AM

Never forget great leaders like Ronaldus Magnus who delivered us from Carter the First or Churchill who kept Britain together through WW II. We will need Reagan principles to survive Carter the Second just as the UK will need to return to Churchillian defiance to survive their current socialist Muzzy-pacification mess.

It’s time to call Zero on his Reagan BS. Ronaldus Magnus fired the rogue union PATCO when it held America’s airports hostage. When will Zero honor Reagan by making accountable the rogue “education” unions holding America hostage ? The GOP holds the cards if only they will play them. Walker gets it. Hopefully his lead will embolden others to demand educational freedom freed from the bonds of Democrat union tyranny.

viking01 on February 18, 2011 at 7:38 AM

I saw a lot of Wisconsin license plates on the road up here yesterday. CLOSE THE BORDER!

Yoop on February 18, 2011 at 7:41 AM

The faces of totalitarianism. Pure and simple.

MNHawk on February 18, 2011 at 7:52 AM

Daisy_WI on February 18, 2011 at 7:13 AM

typical….

we’ll be with you all in spirit tomorrow

cmsinaz on February 18, 2011 at 7:59 AM

Gov Walker smacked down the cowardly Dems on FnF.

ted c on February 18, 2011 at 8:05 AM

A good time to apply reverse psychology. Gov. Walker should activate the National Guard on civil emergency grounds and assign state troopers to the state borders to prevent the return of those union thug fugitives posing as Democrat legislators. Proclaim that the Democrat criminal element must be kept incarcerated in Rockford, Illinois or even further away from Wisconsin’s children, if possible.

viking01 on February 18, 2011 at 8:07 AM

Government workers should NEVER be allowed to strike.

Schadenfreude on February 17, 2011 at 8:13 PM

Yes. I do not think I should be allowed to strike as a public school teacher. I signed A CONTRACT promising to teach for the time & during a certain time.

If there was no union I’d be $80 a month richer.

Bob’s Kid on February 17, 2011 at 8:24 PM

Is it compulsory there?

Badger40 on February 18, 2011 at 8:17 AM

Proud RINO-Lieberman is a traitor? He votes with the dems 99% of the time. The one issue he doesn’t is defending America/WOT.
Goose step much?

Hard Right on February 18, 2011 at 8:17 AM

If Gov. Walker can’t suspend the fugitives’ pay checks he should announce that all legislators will have to report to the workplace in person to receive those.

viking01 on February 18, 2011 at 8:23 AM

Excuse me, but we working in the private sector are supposed to feel sorry for folks that work 9 months of the year and have guaranteed tenure? If Wisconsin doesn’t have the money to pay their lavish benefits, screw’em. I say go for layoffs if that’s what it takes to balance Wisconsin’s budget. It’s about time these government employees “share the wealth pain” of this recession (what? the recession is over because Obama says it’s so?)

olesparkie on February 18, 2011 at 8:25 AM

If avoiding unwanted legislation was this easy, I’d be glad to sponsor a daily bus service out of DC.

Angry Dumbo on February 18, 2011 at 8:41 AM

I have to say, I’m amused at the optics. A huge throng of people, all dressed in GOP red. Of course, I know that UW, and the People’s Republic of Madison’s color is red, but to the rest of the world, that’s a big sea of GOP red.

Daisy_WI on February 18, 2011 at 8:42 AM

My hope is that this gov. hangs tough,I sent a couple of emails just to let him know that he is for what we all voted for in Nov.,smaller government and evidently they wanted this in Wisc. or he couldn’t have won. We’re with you Gov. Walker!

ohiobabe on February 18, 2011 at 8:42 AM

As if this slap in the face to the Wisconsin voters isn’t enough, now I hear the DNC has stepped in and is helping to organize the unions with Obama’s blessing. I supose the other 50% or so of us out here whose President he’s supposed be are not worth his attention. We are merely here to help pay for a better life for his voters and union supporters and while we’re at it, him and his family.. The poster above who called that akin to slavery was right on the mark.

jeanie on February 18, 2011 at 8:49 AM

The poster above who called that akin to slavery was right on the mark.

jeanie on February 18, 2011 at 8:49 AM

Time to beat the chains into pitchforks.

Yoop on February 18, 2011 at 8:53 AM

When the Killer D’s showed their stripes by going to OKLAHOMA next election there were less Dees. TEXAS just keeps on getting redder n redder.
This year alone in E. TEXAS several elected officials have changed over to the Republican party.
.
The imported thugs filling the crowd look more like dock workers than “educators.”

Col.John Wm. Reed on February 18, 2011 at 8:55 AM

What’s the law in Wisconsin. If the dems don’t come back, can the governor declare their seats vacant and appoint replacements?

ncc770 on February 18, 2011 at 9:13 AM

What’s the law in Wisconsin. If the dems don’t come back, can the governor declare their seats vacant and appoint replacements?

ncc770 on February 18, 2011 at 9:13 AM

Now there’s an idea. Declare them missing and presumed dead and hold a special election.

viking01 on February 18, 2011 at 9:16 AM

So proud of the republicans, at least the Wisconsin republicans. We’ll see if the rest of the country has the cojones to do the right thing like these guys. You go, guys! Let’s remember that the democrats have had over 100 years in our political history to dominate and corrupt our political system and it’s going to take some effort to fix their messes. And now with their union thugs and their influence, they’re going to scream and make a lot of noise like they always do when their power gets threatened. We just need to hang tough and let them rant.

mozalf on February 18, 2011 at 9:33 AM

I’m guessing some of those Wisconsin teachers were among the “voters” who crashed the Iowa caucuses in 2008 and helped get all those students to the polls multiple times in Wisconsin in November. Obama owes them. Not too surprising that he would come to their aid in this fight.

rockmom on February 18, 2011 at 9:37 AM

I just wrote the Governor’s office and said a Republican should just switch parties for a few weeks. They they’ll have their Democrat and let the voting begin!

JellyToast on February 18, 2011 at 6:25 AM

If that’s legal, it’s brilliant. Great idea, JellyToast.

SKYFOX on February 18, 2011 at 9:44 AM

Geeee….these protesters are peaceful just like the Tea Party….
You won’t hear one MSM denounce their actions, when it is so apparent how near violent they are.
Now they are protesting Boehner’s private residence…

right2bright on February 18, 2011 at 10:29 AM

fleeing your state to avoid doing your job…it’s shameful beyond words

DrW on February 18, 2011 at 10:34 AM

Unbelievable. Not just the arrogant disrespect to their constituents and to democracy itself, but how stupid must their entire caucus be to along with such a self-defeating stunt?

RightOFLeft on February 18, 2011 at 1:45 AM

But what if it works? Isn’t that always a possibility? I mean, we’re dealing with Republicans here. What’s their track record of courage?

From the Leftist point of view, raw threat and raw power plays make sense. Besides, it’s all they’ve got.

rrpjr on February 18, 2011 at 10:35 AM

Is it compulsory there?

Badger40 on February 18, 2011 at 8:17 AM

In Alabama Teachers union dues have been taken out of their checks for many decades. Last month our new Republican legislature took that away, so teachers now have to write a check.

As you can guess, the AEA is now frantic, because lots of the teachers aren’t writing those checks. The AEA has had a stranglehold on Alabama politics for my entire life. Finally maybe something will change. The AEA claims to be the Alabama Education Association, but it’s not – it’s the Alabama Educators Association.

Squiggy on February 18, 2011 at 10:55 AM

Inside the Capitol, the scene late Thursday night was part rock concert, part World Cup match, part high school pep rally and part massive slumber party.

The smell of sweat and pizza drifted through the building’s marbled halls. A drum circle formed inside the massive rotunda, and scores of university students danced jubilantly to the rhythm. There were clanging cowbells and twanging guitars, trumpets and vuvuzelas.

AZCON on February 18, 2011 at 11:28 AM

AZCON on February 18, 2011 at 11:28 AM

And it’s still going on.

Fox Business channel has been showing it all morning.

BallisticBob on February 18, 2011 at 11:35 AM

See WI teacher/admin pay and benefits for 2010 on-line:

http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/dataondemand/33534649.html?appSession=921282396628347

Lots of highly paid positions in WI

Dasher on February 18, 2011 at 11:38 AM

Over 30 years ago, some of the “teachers” in Bath County, VA staged a sick out and attempted to close down the school system. The superintendent went Ronald Reaganesque and fired all of them, had the Department of Education revoke their teaching certificates and replaced the “sick” teachers in a week. Can’t recall the man’s name but maybe we could bring him out of retirement and send him to Madison.

sdd on February 18, 2011 at 11:51 AM

Lots of highly paid positions in WI

Dasher on February 18, 2011 at 11:38 AM

Too bad they didn’t list any of the teacher’s salaries.
Humongous school districts may involved a lot of management, hence a Supt etc. may truly deserve a salary of $100,000+/yr.
However, perusing through there,a lot of those positions do not warrant that type of slary, IMHO as a teacher.
A manager at Wal-Mart probalby doesn’t make that kind of $$ & from what I’ve seen, it’s no less work.
So what’s the deal?

Badger40 on February 18, 2011 at 11:57 AM

ARAGORN Walker BATTLES Union ORCS!

Mutnodjmet on February 18, 2011 at 12:14 PM

Is it time yet to send in the Cuda Nuke?

PJ Emeritus on February 18, 2011 at 2:37 PM