Monday, March 21, 2011

'Dictator' Governor Checked, Balanced by Pesky Third Branch of Government | The Nation

Social conservatives turn out to be Big Government Conservatives.

Oh, and rude too.

'Dictator' Governor Checked, Balanced by Pesky Third Branch of Government | The Nation


For the past month, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his legislative allies have rolled roughshod over the lawmaking process in Wisconsin. Walker, acting more as a monarch than an elected representative of the people, has sought to restructure state government so that he has the authority make unilateral decisions regarding the pay and working conditions of all public employees in Wisconsin, the power to define who can and cannot obtain medical coverage under the Badgercare and Seniorcare programs and what public properties will be bartered off in no-bid deals to his campaign contributors.

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