Ruth Conniff, Political Editor at The Progressive, on the Situation in Wisconsin

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Wed, 02/23/2011 - 8:00am to 9:00am

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Today's guest is Ruth Conniff, Political Editor at the Madison-base magazine, The Progressive.  We'll be talking about the current Political Issues gripping Wisconsin and the nation.

Ruth Conniff covers national politics for The Progressive and is a voice of The Progressive on many TV and radio programs. Conniff was a regular on CNN’s Sunday Capital Gang and is now a regular on PBS’s To the Contrary. She also has appeared frequently on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal and on NPR and Pacifica. Conniff’s op-ed commentaries have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times. She also contributes regularly to Isthmus, Madison’s weekly newspaper. Conniff became The Progressive’s Associate Editor in 1991, and Managing Editor in January 1997. 

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union bashing and austerity--reducing government salaries is not a reaction to the depression the feudal elite have manufactured is a fascist/nazi-like agenda.  The plan is to eviscerate the middle-class and upper lower class to 'flatten' the world (outsourcing and globalization is part of that plan)  by reducing salaries, the dictator in Wisconson and the fascists in federal and state governments backed by poerful elite fsscists reduce the prestige of the job--all gov. jobs, and reduce th eposition--all positions to low-income, low-education jobs, even part-time, so that you end up with a slavish mentality in these positions, un-educated, beasts of burden--soldiers--who shooot first and never ask questions, just take orders.  The fedual lords can then do anything they want without internal speculation or debate.  It's nazism.  Smart people rise up, TV watchers don't.  
I think its important ot remebere this is not, never was reactionary policy.  The recession/depression was manufactured as was 911 before it, as is austerity.  Its the long con.  Its an agenda.  Rise up America!

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