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Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Kleefisch attacks collective bargaining in new ad

Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (R) released a video advertisement on Tuesday attacking collective bargaining rights for public employees. Kleefisch and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are facing the possibility of a recall for their controversial “budget repair bill,” which stripped nearly all collective bargaining rights from public employees. “Here is…

The ruse is over

As I’m sure you all know, the Republican excuse for the attack on unions in Wisconsin is that this is about “fiscal conservatism”, i.e. they are just trying to put through cuts on teacher compensation in order to save money, and this has nothing to do with an ideological assault…