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The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Here is the Final Cudahy TIF Audit

Cudahy, TIF

It was like pulling teeth to get it (that is another blog post and a letter to the State for all of the Open Records Request issues)!

 

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From the Inbox - The Walker Budget & SM Wal-Mart

Budget, Wal-Mart, Scott Walker

Randy where are you?????????

 

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Guest Blog by Cudahy1st - We are BROKE!!!

Guest Blog, Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Jim Doyle

Governor Scott Walker said.  "We are broke in this state.  We have been broke for years.  People have ignored that for years, and it's about time somebody stood up and told the truth.  The truth is: We don't have money to offer.  We don't have finances to offer.  This is what we have to offer.” 

 

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Today's Questions & Podcasts

Wisconsin, Scott Walker

I am preempting the guest blog to ask some questions to the readers.

 

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CPI - Consumer Price Indexes

Economy

The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces seasonally adjusted monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services

 

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Are the Public Sector Workers Really Paid Less?

Wisconsin, PUP, Public Sector Unions

Let’s look at a national study on this from left leaning MSNBC:

 

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Thoughts on Scott Walker's Budget Fix Bill Part1

Budget, Scott Walker, PUP, Public Sector Unions

Some reflections, observations, and ramblings

 

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Why Did The Scott Walker Repair Bill Need to Be Done Quickly?

Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Budget, PUP

There is a refinancing deadline of Friday February 25th (NOT the June 30th deadline) to allow time to refinance state bonds in order to save the money.  If not serious cuts will additionally be made.  

 

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Fake Doctor Notes and Other Protest Nonsense

Budget, Scott Walker, Liberals

The Doctor’s Note from the Protest.

 

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Public Sector Contracts Rushed No Way? Process???

Scott Walker, Wisconsin, MATC, PUP

A snippet from MJS:

 

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The "Memo" From Scott Walker

Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Public Sector Unions, PUP

From: Governor Scott Walker [mailto:GovernorWalker@wisconsin.gov]

Sent: Friday, February 11, 2011 10:41 AM

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Public Sector Workers Union Dues = Democratic Campaign Contributions

Democrats, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, Public Sector Unions, PUP

A snippet from the Washington Examiner

 

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In Case You Missed Gov. Scott Walker's Fireside Chat

Wisconsin, Scott Walker

 

Governor Walker's Fireside Chat to Taxpayers 02.22.11

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Think Wisconsin is alone in the Public Sector Battle?

America, Democrats, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, Protest, Public Sector Unions, PUP

Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Wisconsin please click on links and understand what is happening here isn’t new or just in Wisconsin.  I have highlighted a few things.

 

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14 State Senators Are Breaking the Law and it is a Felony

Wisconsin

946.12 Misconduct in public office.  Any public officer or public employee who does any of the following is guilty of a Class I felony:

 

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Today's Notable Podcasts

podcast, Jay Weber, Vicki McKenna

Feb. 23: How teachers are and are not affected by Scott Walker's bill.

Jay Weber Hour 1 Part 2 2-23-11

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Recalling the AWOL Senators

Recall, Wisconsin

Recall Effort Under Way For AWOL Senators

 

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Guest Blog By Neil - What being absent without leave means to me!

Guest Blog, Scott Walker, Wisconsin

To all AWOL Democrat Senators:

 

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The Public Employees' Deal & Average MPS Compensation

MPS, Wisconsin

From Media Trackers

 

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Nearly 80 Percent in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Poll Support Budget Repair Bill

MJS, Poll, Wisconsin

Here is the poll that the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel took down after it didn’t come out the way they wanted it to.

 

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Protesting Teachers Pay?

Wisconsin

From The John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy

 

UPDATED – Protesting Teachers Could Reap $9 Million from Taxpayers to Attend Rallies

Absent educators may be paid to abandon students and march on the Capitol

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MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Doesn't Like It That People Know She Lied

Wisconsin, Rachel Maddow, MSM

Responding to Rachel Maddow

By Bill Adair, Greg Borowski

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More Polls

Poll

 

Feb 21: 48% Back GOP Governor in Wisconsin Spat, 38% Side With Unions

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NEA Counsel Bob Chanin Says It is Not for the Children, It's the Power!

Union, Public Sector Unions

Union Leader tells it how it really is!

 

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Some Thoughts on the Collective Bargaining Privilege

Wisconsin, Scott Walker, PUP

Collective Bargaining is not a right, it is a privilege granted by State Law passed in 1959. 

 

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Today's Email 2-26-11

Email, Wisconsin

Randy I am emailing you because you seem like a reasonable person who is fair and I love to read your blog even though I don’t agree with you.  I didn’t’ vote for Walker as I am a Democrat, not a liberal, but a Labor Democrat.  I am not shocked by what Walker is doing since if the watched anything he did in Milw County you could tell what he was going to do.  I have to say that those people saying they didn’t know either were not watching, didn’t care because they didn’t live in Milw County or were never Walker supports in the first place.  People keep saying that he never campaigned on this and I have two things to say to them.  You must need everything spelled out and you need to get out of your little bubble and into the real world.  I knew what we were getting.

 

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71 Percent of Wisconsin Residents Think Budget Repair Bill is Fair

Poll

Most Wisconsinites believe that Governor Walker’s proposed budget changes that include unions to pay 5.8% of their salary toward the cost of their pensions plans and double their contributions for health care premiums to 12.6% are fair, according to a new poll sponsored by WisconsinReporter.com.

 

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More on Public Sector vs. Private Sector Pay

Union, Public Sector Unions, PUP

From Labor Pains:

 

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Falsehoods Spread About Student ACT/SAT and Collective Bargaining

school, Wisconsin, Union, Scott Walker

I am sure by now you have seen the email, tweet, facebook, blog posts on how 5 states that don’t have collective bargaining for teachers that the students didn’t score well on the ACT/SAT tests is because of no collective bargaining.  It is not only fuzzy logic it is not the truth.

 

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Temper Tantrums - Democrats Acting Like Children

Democrats, Wisconsin, Indiana, Scott Walker

After 62 hours, listening to the stall tactics here is the State Assembly Democrats throwing temper tantrums.

 

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Sound Familiar?

Wisconsin

Any of these ring bells or sound familiar???

 

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Government Union AFSCME and the Socialist Connection

Union, Wisconsin, Public Sector Unions, PUP, Protest, Socialism

Government Union AFSCME Workers, did you know your union has connections to the socialists?  Are you okay with that and if not, are you going to stand up against it or just stay silent and do nothing and let them use your money?

 

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More on the Collective Bargaining Privilege

Budget, Scott Walker, Union, Wisconsin

I think taking some of the power away from the public sector unions is a major part of Governor Walker’s plan, has been from the get go.  Whether it was directly stated or not doesn’t really matter since Governors do many things that they NEVER said during the campaign trail time.  It is silly to think otherwise.

 

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Union Leaders Say NO More Concessions, Period!

Union, Scott Walker, Protest, Public Sector Unions, PUP

From Wispolitcs.com

 

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Ethics Question on 14 Missing State Senators

Wisconsin, Union

Missing senators rely heavily on union campaign dollars

http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/117078618.html

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Democrats State Senator's Alternate Budget Fix Worse for BadgerCare

Health, Wisconsin, Democrats

Senate Dems offer alternate budget fix

 

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Who Really Controls Classroom Student Size?

school, School Board, Union, Wisconsin

From the MacIver Institute

 

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