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Thread: Millions in TV ads, but no poll movement for Scott Walker: Trails in new poll

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    Millions in TV ads, but no poll movement for Scott Walker: Trails in new poll

    Interesting....this should be 'fun'.....



    A new Marquette Law School poll that’s generating lots of chatter today finds that Scott Walker and his most likely recall opponent, Tom Barrett, are in a dead heat, with Barrett edging Walker by 47-46 among registered Wisconsin voters.

    In January, Walker’s job approval was 51 percent; in March, it was 50 percent; and this month, it's 47 percent.

    What’s particularly interesting here is that just yesterday, Walker announced he’d raised a staggering $13 million in three months for the recall fight.

    This means the race is all going to come down to turnout — the one area where Dems and unions can match Walker in resources and organization, perhaps neutralizing Walker’s ad spending advantage, Franklin says.
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...g.html?hpid=z2
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    This should be interesting.

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    Yes indeed...that is a buttload of outside $$ Walker has brought in...wowza....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Reign View Post
    Yes indeed...that is a buttload of outside $$ Walker has brought in...wowza....
    To say nothing of the time spent out of state drumming up these donations (at tax payer expense?) The righters scream foul when Obama does it but nary a peep when a Pub governor does it. IOKIYAR
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    To say nothing of the time spent out of state drumming up these donations (at tax payer expense?) The righters scream foul when Obama does it but nary a peep when a Pub governor does it. IOKIYAR
    Agree. It is completely ridiculous that democrats have forced the citizens of Wisconsin to endure the wasted expenses and resources for a recall election for nothing more than political disagreements. It's really a shame that they can't accept the fact that they lost the last gubernatorial election fair and square, and spend their time and resources preparing for the next regularly scheduled election.
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    Wonder how many bus loads of public union workers, let off work with pay, will be transported to vote on the taxpayer dime?
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    Agree. It is completely ridiculous that democrats have forced the citizens of Wisconsin to endure the wasted expenses and resources for a recall election for nothing more than political disagreements. It's really a shame that they can't accept the fact that they lost the last gubernatorial election fair and square, and spend their time and resources preparing for the next regularly scheduled election.
    This goes beyond that and you know it.

    Recalls are a part of our process.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChitownHusker View Post
    Agree. It is completely ridiculous that democrats have forced the citizens of Wisconsin to endure the wasted expenses and resources for a recall election for nothing more than political disagreements. It's really a shame that they can't accept the fact that they lost the last gubernatorial election fair and square, and spend their time and resources preparing for the next regularly scheduled election.
    You would be wrong when you state..."DEMOCRATS have forced the citizens of Wisconsin to endure.....blah blah." The recall petition signatures cut across all political lines, age groups, gender, and socio-economic groups. Secondly, how were the citizens of Wisconsin FORCED to do anything? Walker and the Pubs are in the process of destroying Wisconsin in a number of different ways so recall petitions are a perfectly acceptable and fully democratic way of correcting what was clearly a giant mistake.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Warhorse View Post
    To say nothing of the time spent out of state drumming up these donations (at tax payer expense?) The righters scream foul when Obama does it but nary a peep when a Pub governor does it. IOKIYAR
    Obama's is clearly at taxpayer expense. I just googled and couldn't find any information accusing Walker of traveling out of state or for any campaign purposes using state money (or airplanes, etc etc) Do you have any backup for that allegation, or did you just make it up to get indignant about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warhorse View Post
    Walker and the Pubs are in the process of destroying Wisconsin in a number of different ways
    Warhorse drama queen alert!

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    Quote Originally Posted by McKinneyTXHusker View Post
    Obama's is clearly at taxpayer expense. I just googled and couldn't find any information accusing Walker of traveling out of state or for any campaign purposes using state money (or airplanes, etc etc) Do you have any backup for that allegation, or did you just make it up to get indignant about?
    See the question mark? I didn't make any accusation, just wondered. Even if Walker is spending his own money to stump the country trying to raise money, shouldn't he be in Wisconsin doing the people's business instead??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Warhorse View Post
    You would be wrong when you state..."DEMOCRATS have forced the citizens of Wisconsin to endure.....blah blah." The recall petition signatures cut across all political lines, age groups, gender, and socio-economic groups. Secondly, how were the citizens of Wisconsin FORCED to do anything? Walker and the Pubs are in the process of destroying Wisconsin in a number of different ways so recall petitions are a perfectly acceptable and fully democratic way of correcting what was clearly a giant mistake.
    Except your hyperbole doesn't match reality.

    according to estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Governor Walker has Wisconsin headed in the right direction, and it’s evident on many fronts.”

    Among other signs of Wisconsin’s stable, improving economy, he cited:

    Over 38,000 job openings statewide posted today on www.JobCenterofWisconsin.com, DWD’s online employment site;

    Wisconsin’s declining unemployment rate, 6.8 percent in March, the lowest rate since December 2008, a declining year-over-year rate described as “statistically significant,” by the federal BLS;

    18,500 more people working, and 24,700 fewer people unemployed compared to March 2011, also a 13.2 percent decrease in initial unemployment insurance claims so far this year;

    A 12.2 percent increase in new businesses during the first quarter compared to the same period a year ago; and,

    The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s recent forecast of 1.95 percent economic growth for Wisconsin during the current six month period, the best forecast for Wisconsin since 2003.

    http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/newsrel...ng_forward.pdf
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    Quote Originally Posted by McKinneyTXHusker View Post
    Warhorse drama queen alert!

    This

    The recall in Wisconsin is ridiculous - elections have consequences if the good people of Wisconsin (which I used to be) weren't smart enough to know that Walker was going to do exactly what he said he was going to do - well then they get what they deserve.

    The next election could have cured their 'problem' Instead millions of tax payer dollars are wasted
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    Quote Originally Posted by HuZkurZ View Post
    Except your hyperbole doesn't match reality.

    according to estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Governor Walker has Wisconsin headed in the right direction, and it’s evident on many fronts.”

    Among other signs of Wisconsin’s stable, improving economy, he cited:

    Over 38,000 job openings statewide posted today on www.JobCenterofWisconsin.com, DWD’s online employment site;

    Wisconsin’s declining unemployment rate, 6.8 percent in March, the lowest rate since December 2008, a declining year-over-year rate described as “statistically significant,” by the federal BLS;

    18,500 more people working, and 24,700 fewer people unemployed compared to March 2011, also a 13.2 percent decrease in initial unemployment insurance claims so far this year;

    A 12.2 percent increase in new businesses during the first quarter compared to the same period a year ago; and,

    The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s recent forecast of 1.95 percent economic growth for Wisconsin during the current six month period, the best forecast for Wisconsin since 2003.

    http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/newsrel...ng_forward.pdf
    Consider this reality: according to statistics from the Bureau of Labor, Wisconsin currently ranks dead last in the nation for job creation and suffers the ignominy of being the only state in the nation with statistically significant job losses over the last year. If Walker and the Pubs had focused on what they promised to do instead of embarking on radical social engineering on a number of fronts, they wouldn't be facing a recall election.
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