BREAKING NEWS on the Koch Brothers and Scott Walker

KochWalkerPhoneToday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, believing he was talking to prominent financial backer David Koch, told a Buffalo, New York blogger that he was getting ready to issue pink slips to state workers in a strategy to force Democratic state senators back to work. In the short interview posted on YouTube and discussed at length by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel today, there is a wealth of news. Click here to listen in and tell us what you think. The embarrassing revelations prompted Walker to cancel a 2:30 p.m. press conference today.


Two things: 1. There should be a federal DoJ investigation for conspiracy of violation of civil rights by the U.S. Atty for the Western District of Wisconsin. Ian Murphy: Right, right. Well, we’ll back you any way we can. But, uh, what we were thinking about the crowds was, uh, was planting some troublemakers. Walker: You know, the, well, the only problem with that — because we thought about that. The problem — the, my only gut reaction to that is right now the lawmakers I’ve talked to have just completely had it with them, the public is not really fond of this. "[W]e thought about that ... "? So placment by Wisconsin executive branch of agents provocateur was discussed. This needs investigation. 2. These 1,000s of workers referenced by Walker are not going to be laid off [passive voice]; Walker is actively scheming to lay them off in a politically timed fashion. Not criminal but repulsive.