Friday, September 14, 2012

Judge Throws Out WI Gov Walker's Union Busting Law

Photo by Micheal Sears - Protesters flood the streets around the Wisconsin State Capitol in March 2011 to protest Gov. Scott Walker's collective bargaining legislation.

Ring up another win for the good guys. Wholly owned Koch Brothers subsidiary Scott Walker just lost another big legal fight. Wisconsin Circuit Judge Juan B. Colas just struck down Walker's "kill the unions" law because it violates both the US Constitution and the Wisconsin Constitution guarantees of free speech.
Here's more...

Gov. Scott Walker's law repealing most collective bargaining for local and school employees was struck down by a Dane County judge Friday
Colas ruled that the law violated workers' constitutional rights by making denying to union workers certain powers available to their nonunion counterparts.
Under Walker's law, both the state and local governments were prohibited from bargaining over anything besides a cost of living salary adjustment. Other issues such as health benefits, pensions, workplace safety and other work rules were strictly off limits.

Those can all now be bargained.
The GOP war on workers is going about as well as the GOP war on voters. Every law these wingnut morans pass is overturned. Unless and until it gets to the wingnut dominated Supreme Court. This is why it's so vital to not let Willard and the Wingnuts win. The next prez is likely to get at least 2 and possibly 3 SCoUS appointments.

Lower Wingnuttia Lunacy: Embassy Marines Weren't Allowed To Carry Live Ammo - Marines: Idiot Wingnuttians Totally FOS

It's hard to keep track of the asinine nonsense that moves through Lower Wingnuttia at the speed of light, thanks to the flying monkey squad and the wingnutosphere, but this is just, well, fucking sick. You won't see many better examples of just how craven, dishonest and bat crap crazy these stupid assholes and their followers are than this.

The latest paranoid nutbag lunatic conspiracy theory to spur poutrage in Lower Wingnuttia is a claim that Barack Obama ordered Marines guarding our embassy in Egypt to not carry live ammo. This is such an intensely stupid, insanely asinine claim that it's hard to believe it requires refutation, but never underestimate the raw STPUIDITY of Lower Wingnuttians.

Forget that the original "report," which any sane person would immediately recognize as horse poop, came from only one source, Nightwatch, an "intelligence" blog by discredited lying lunatic John McCreary. Forget that nobody bothered to, oh, say, you know, CONFIRM anything. The flames of Teh Stupid were fanned into a blaze of bat crappery by many of the regular wingnut morans who pass for pundits among anencephallics. Professional monkey turd hurlers like Jay Severin, John Podhoretz, Michael Graham and Kurt Schlichter were quick to pounce.

Here's more from Mother Jones...
Early Thursday morning, conservative military bloggers began to float reports that the US ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, did not permit US Marine security guards to carry live ammunition. Within hours, this "no ammo" rumor in response to the embassy attack in Cairo lit up right-wing social media, with the allegation unquestioningly blamed on the White House.
Recognizing bat crap when they see it, Mother Jones called the Marines. Guess what they found out? Read it for yourself from this official memo from the Marine Corps...
The Ambassador did not impose restrictions on weapons or weapons status on the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group (MCESG) detachment. The MCESG Marines in Cairo were allowed to have live ammunition in their weapons. The Ambassador and Regional Security Officer have been completely and appropriately engaged with the security situation. Reports of Marines not being able to have their weapons loaded per direction from the Ambassador are not accurate.
You might think this crystal clear repudiation would stop the poutrage and the spread of the bat crappery. Silly sane person! Not in Lower Wingnuttia. That's where even the most insane, ridiculous, absurd stupid asshole lies go to live on forever in the dark, cobwebbed corners of otherwise empty wingnut minds.

Romney: Middle Income Is $250,000 Per Year - Say WHAT!?

Hey, fellow middle class Americans, are you enjoying the TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS Willard Romdroid thinks you make every year? I poop you not, he really is THAT bleeping out of touch. Witness as witless Romdroid tells ABC, with a straight face, no less, that "middle income is $200,000 to $250,000."

Hey, Willard, you moran, NINETY-SEVEN PERCENT of Americans DO NOT make $250 grand/yr or anything close. FYI, you moran, "middle income" in the US is $43,000/yr. You're only off by a FACTOR OF SIX! Here's Willard farting nonsesne to George Stephanoupolis...
GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Is $100,000 middle income?

MITT ROMNEY: No, middle income is $200,000 to $250,000 and less. So number one, don’t reduce– or excuse me, don’t raise taxes on middle-income people, lower them. 
Of course, this is the same stupid asshole who said $360,000 is "not very much" money and who tried to make a $10,000 bet during a debate, so WTF does he know about real money in the real world? I bet if you asked him about money in the Caymans or Switzerland, he'd get the answer right down to the penny.