The people of Wisconsin today submitted over a million signatures on petitions to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, 460,000 more than needed to trigger a recall election.
Over 200 people gathered atWisconsin's state Capitol to defy Gov. Scott Walker's restrictions to free speech and freedom to assemble.
After just two weeks, over 300,000 signatures have been collected for Scott Walker's recall. So far, collection totals average 1,040 signatures an hour and have far exceeded even the most optimistic expectations.
This past Saturday more than 30,000 fired up Recall Walker activists rallied at the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.
Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.
In a sneak attack on the democratic rights of the voters to recall elected officials, the Republicans are proposing a bill that would force petition gatherers, who already have to certify each petition they collect, to have those certifications notarized.
The recall elections for Wis. state senators this summer may end up looking like small potatoes when compared to the massive campaign to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker some time next spring.
Wisconsin voters yesterday rejected a well-funded attempt to recall two Democratic state senators who stood up against Gov. Scott Walker.
Wisconsin workers are flocking to the polls today to defend two state senators who challenged Gov. Scott Walker's attack on union organizing rights.
With the first big electoral test of whether organized labor can successfully push back at the polls against the radical right, it is apparent here that labor's opponents are running scared.