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Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

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Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby Beaver » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:04 pm

Walker has won an award from the Badger Herald.

http://badgerherald.com/oped/2013/04/04 ... V92O0pXoiM

"Recent assessments of the Wisconsin economy are the source of Walker’s troubles. Last week, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau released a memo alleging that Walker’s new budget plan would result in a structural deficit of $664 million for the state of Wisconsin. One of the factors contributing to this deficit is a tax cut that would put an average of $83 per person back into the pockets of Wisconsinites and cost the state $343 million.

On top of that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Wisconsin ranks 44th in the nation for job creation — quantitatively, Wisconsin’s 12-month percent change in private sector employment currently sits at 0.9 percent."
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby snoqueen » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:34 am

1) How many people could I hire to do something worthwhile, if I had $343 mil? I think I'd start by beefing up the DNR's environmental inspection and enforcement unit.

2) What are you going to do with your $83?
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby narcoleptish » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:47 am

Probably buy something that used to be made in Wisconsin.
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby gargantua » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:15 pm

Multiply it's effect by spending during an upcoming sales tax holiday....for bonus points, the purchase should also be tax deductible.
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby juanton » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:54 am

snoqueen wrote:2) What are you going to do with your $83?


Buy a shit ton of pizzas.
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby minicat » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:03 am

don't forget that $83 is an average. Most of us will be getting less than 10 bucks, if I remember correctly. Most of that tax cut is going to Richie Rich.
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby wack wack » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:03 am

snoqueen wrote:2) What are you going to do with your $83?


Donate it to the anti-Walker effort.
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby Meade » Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:51 am

Donate it to the anti-Walker effort.

AKA paying your union dues.
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Re: Loser of the Week: Scott Walker

Postby wack wack » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:03 am

Meade wrote:
Donate it to the anti-Walker effort.

AKA paying your union dues.


Nope. Gonna buy some more fake IDs so I can keep voting multiple times.
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