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Old 02-18-2011, 05:52 AM   #120
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Originally Posted by hedgiemama View Post
No school here today and probably tomorrow. Teachers are protesting Gov. Walker's changes in union negotiations. Thousands down at the capitol today. All peaceful, just a few minor arrests. The Democratic Senators have left the state to dodge the Republican's ability to proceed.

Very interesting.
I saw that on the news here! Brought back memories of the anti-war protests--only more peaceful!

I thought it interesting that the democratic representatives (??) left/ walked out to avoid voting? Did I hear that right?
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