PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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Wisconsin, shutdown, and the Oscars

"What's happening in Wisconsin is, instead, a power grab — an attempt to exploit the fiscal crisis to destroy the last major counterweight to the political power of corporations and the wealthy. And the power grab goes beyond union-busting. The bill in question is 144 pages long, and there are some extraordinary things hidden deep inside."

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Tags: 2011, movies, news, tv
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