Will Doyle cut Madison wages?

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So, what's the deal with Jim?

He's a Republican with a D next to his name
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He's too stupid to understand that Madison is more expensive than Bayfield
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Will Doyle cut Madison wages?

Postby studentwonk » Tue Mar 16, 2004 12:41 am

Apparently, Doyle is pondering placing his signature on AB 633, the Grothman bill to repeal the minimum wage increase Madison will enact tonite.

So, this begs the question: Is he stupid, or is he a Republican?

Also, can he really cope with the fallout of alienating:

The Madison legislative delegation
The Dane County Democratic Party
All of Organized Labor
Mayor Dave
The City of Madison
Poor people
Home Rule advocates
etc.?

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Postby Michael Patrick » Tue Mar 16, 2004 5:34 am

Speaking as a state employee, he's a Republican.

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On sellouts

Postby ScarletsWalk » Tue Mar 16, 2004 9:23 am

The sad thing is, he's not a Republican. Republicans at least have principles, wrong though they may be. He's a Democrat who's sold out to WMC. By governing with a sole focus on staying in office, he's made himself irrelevant to the left. He's condemned himself to one term, because who the hell is going to work their ass off to keep him?

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Postby ShaneDog » Tue Mar 16, 2004 10:36 am

All I know is...he needs to go.

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Postby Paco » Tue Mar 16, 2004 11:17 am

The teachers union has his back, and they is powerful. If he does run for re-election, it'll probably be against Gard, if the Sun Prairie resident wants it. Boy, talk about the lesser of two evils!

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Postby Dulouz » Tue Mar 16, 2004 11:48 am

doyle should review the fate of the last Democrat governor. Earl turned his back on his base thinking he could mollify the business interests and get them on his side.

The thing is that WMC will be happy to have Doyle do their bidding, but, as in the '86 race, why buy milk when you have a cow at home.

If Doyle signs this law, he will be praised by people donating to the his opponents and people like me won't care very much it he wins or loses in '06.

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Postby ScarletsWalk » Tue Mar 16, 2004 3:14 pm

Paco wrote:The teachers union has his back, and they is powerful.


If the teacher's union is so powerful, why have we been under revenue caps for ten years with no solution in sight? Don't even TRY to compare them to WMC.

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You sound like Mr. Paige.

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Postby Paco » Tue Mar 16, 2004 3:42 pm

I really wasn't comparing them, seeing as how I don't even know what the acronym WMC stands for. Didn't they go under rev caps when Tommy was in charge?? No solution, well maybe Doyle will come up with one, but you've got to admit, there isn't an easy answer.

He may have alienated a few groups, but I really don't think he's going to lose too many people to the real Republicans, especially if they are Gard.

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Postby Jattpw » Wed Mar 17, 2004 12:36 pm

So does doyle's veto mean he is a good Democrat?

Good democrat!

Good boy!!

Patting his round bald head.


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