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  •  Many legislators used taxpayer funds to pay for (9+ / 0-)

    their ALEC memberships...how special is that!  I would love to know who paid the dues for each and every Wisconsin member.

    Robber Baron "ReTHUGisms": John D. Rockefeller -"The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets"; Jay Gould -"I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half."

    by ranton on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 07:09:10 PM PDT

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    •  Here's some info for the WI Senate: (5+ / 0-)
      Wisconsin Legislators Paying ALEC Membership Fees with Tax Dollars

       Dan Kapanke (R-La Crosse): $100 – 2/1/2011
       Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin): $100 – 2/1/2011
       Terry Moulton (R-Chippewa Falls): $100 – 2/1/2011
       Van Wanggard (R-Racine): $100 – 2/1/2011
       Rich Zipperer (R-Pewaukee): $100- 2/1/2011
       Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau): $100 – 1/1/2011
       Pam Galloway (R-Wausau): $100 – 1/1/2011
       Glenn Grotham (R-West Bend): $100 – 1/1/2011
       Frank Lasee (R): $200 – 1/1/2011
       Alberta Darling (R-River Hills): $200 – 1/1/2009
       Mike Ellis (R-Neenah): $100 – 1/1/2009
       Neal Kedzie (R-Neenah): $100 – 1/1/2007
       Mike Ellis (R-Neenah): $100 – 1/1/2007
       Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau): $200 – 1/1/2007

      -- via SourceWatch -- I diaried it in July 2011

      If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. - Bishop Desmond Tutu

      by AnnieJo on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 03:13:19 AM PDT

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      •  That is truly a waste of tax dollars (1+ / 0-)
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        What a scam - charge taxpayers for screwing them.

        There already is class warfare in America. Unfortunately, the rich are winning.

        by Puddytat on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 10:02:16 AM PDT

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        •  All the RWNJs moaned about Barrett's trolley (0+ / 0-)

          ...proposal during the gubernatorial recall, but having taxpayer money go to an organization that is pushing legislation that screws taxpayers royally is nothing short of an absolute scam.

          Joe Lieberman, Mike Madigan, Andrew Cuomo, and Tim Cullen...why are they Democrats?

          by DownstateDemocrat on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 01:46:29 AM PDT

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