Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Total Recall

Today is election day in Wisconsin, where several Rethuglican state senators are battling for survival. Heavy outside spending by corporate front groups like "Americans for (Corporate) Prosperity" is counterbalanced by on-the-ground, get out the vote efforts by progressive and labor organizations.

Three victories by Dems will change the balance in the State Senate, but whatever the election results, the progressive/labor base has been awakened, not only in Wisconsin, but in Ohio, Michigan and Florida, where collective bargaining rights of police, firefighters, and teachers (among others) has been threatened by far right reactionary Rethuglicans. Let the floodgates open!

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