We now live in a state where some people are scrambling to figure out how they will regain their right to vote once it is lost.
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Over 200,000 people losing their constitutional right to vote. That is roughly 10% of the total votes in the last election for governor. If all those people voted for Tom Barrett that could be about 20% of the votes against Walker in the last election.
Wow. That number of voters could turn an election.
That seems like a good reason why you would want to restrict peoples right to vote. That is, if you were a corrupt politician with little or no ethics and wanted to keep the power that you stumbled into and felt that the State Constitution was just an inconvenience standing in the way of trampling over the rights of the citizens that you are supposed to represent, or maybe you were getting huge amounts of money from corporations or wealthy citizens in order to shift taxes away from the wealthy and corporations onto the poor and middle class to make sure the rich people got richer and the poor got poorer, or maybe it is just that you just hate people who get dirty in the course of doing their jobs every day, you know, the people that can't afford to contribute large amounts of money to political campaigns to keep some politicians living with great benefits at taxpayer expense like good wages, pensions and the health insurance that so many of the people in Wisconsin just can't afford to pay for on their own for themselves, or it could be that you just feel some need to put your foot in the faces of hard working middle class and poor people just for a good laugh and then go on the television and radio and call them "a bunch of slobs."
Actually I don't know how any of these people can sleep at night. I don't know how they fight off any conscience that they have and don't resign their Senate or Assembly seats. If they claim to represent the people of Wisconsin why do they do everything that out of state business interests want over and against the best interrest of the actual tax paying citizens that they are elected to represent?
And they call working class citizens thugs and slobs.
May God have mercy on their souls.
-Had enough | Milwaukee, Wisconsin | March 12, 2012