Sunday, February 20, 2011
Madison Protests Hit Largest Numbers On Saturday; Rockers On Their Way To Join
The hypocrisy is astounding of those who wish that all the debts built up by fraud, military adventurism, corporate socialism, and wall street bailouts now be paid for solely by ordinary workers while the Wall Street tycoons are still raking it in. Gee, I guess because I can see the obvious that must make me a communist.
International corporations, banks, special interests who often have little real relationship to the U.S. are however spared in many cases from paying their fair share.
From Huffington Post
None of it - not the ear-splitting chants, the pounding drums or the back-and-forth debate between 70,000 protesters - changed the minds of Wisconsin lawmakers dug into a stalemate over Republican efforts to scrap union rights for almost all public workers...
...Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello and other musicians will be in Madison on Monday to show support for the protesters rallying against Governor Walker.
According to a press release for the event:
On Monday, Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer, Street Dogs and other musicians will join teachers, students, community members, religious leaders in the state capitol to rally against Gov. Walker's radical proposals against workers and their union. They will call for policies that support the middle class and leaders who will respect the freedom of working people to collectively call for a better life....