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  •  Those conditions being fantasy (5+ / 0-)

    The surest sign that Act 10 was completely unnecessary is that it was not published until June 28th, 2011, and therefore was only in force for 2 days of the 2010 financial year, thus having zero effect on state finances in FY10 since no contract negotiations, agreements and effect took place in that window.

    Also, Act 13 soaked up $75m and Act 27 (passed just before the end of FY10) soaked up $193.3m (see lie #1) and after all that money being thrown around and zero Act 10 savings there was, as you say, a small surplus.

    Fake candidates nominated by the GOP for the recalls: 6 out of 7. Fake signatures on the recall petitions: 4 out of 1,860,283.

    by GeoffT on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 03:30:13 PM PST

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    •  Another reason Act 10 wasn't necessary (7+ / 0-)

      is that the state unions agreed to the financial givebacks (frankly, they did it only to demonstrate that Walker was only interested in union busting and not in any fiscal impact).  Act 10 was phony from onset to implementation and the courts have ruled against the union stripping as discriminatory (police and firefighters were exempted because they were Walker backers).

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

      by Puddytat on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 03:37:27 PM PST

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