Tagged: scott walker

Can they stand the heat?

How closely are you watching what’s going on in Wisconsin with Governor Scott Brown and his standoff with the public employee unions? How closely are you following the battle in Congress regarding the Republicans’ demand to immediately cut spending as a condition of keeping the government funded beyond Friday? I still go work and show up at my daughter’s soccer games and otherwise live my life, but I’m nonetheless following the stories very closely. And...

The servants become the served.

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker took office just last month and is faced with a $3.6 billion deficit that must be addressed by one means or another. Asking state employees to pay a portion of their health and pension costs is reasonable. Or so you would think.