Walker remains unwilling to budge; Senate Democrats stay away; compromise ignored
Yesterday Gov. Scott Walker recieved a prank call from a blogger who runs a page called "The Beast." The blogger pretends to be David Koch, the wealthy financial backer who funds the Tea Party and other right wing antics. Scott Walker apparently believed he was really talking to David Koch. What resulted was Walker getting recorded admitting that he was going to start firing public employees to strong arm the Democrats to reconvene so he can push his union busting bill through.
There are many other things revealed in this call, including manipulating protesters. Here's a direct link to the recording:
Madison, Wisconsin Indymedia is offline but I'm linking to a few places to go for independent media coverage. The first link goes to the Center for Media and Democracy and they are covering breaking news for events in Madison. This website has been doing ongoing coverage for the past week of events in Wisconsin. Their link is:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin IMC is still online and doing open posting:
Here is some of the breaking news for today from Madison (provided by CMD):
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