The President of Egypt has been ousted, Bahrain is in turmoil, Libya is planning a ‘Day of Rage’, the war against the drug cartels at the US Border, and in Mexico is heating up with the killing of an ICE agent, the President’s Budget has been rejected by Congress, and the UN Security Council plans to vote on a resolution to condemn Israeli settlements, and has rejected a proposal for compromise from the United States. President Obama is having a difficult February. Even States issues are now falling in the purview of the the President’s watchful eye. Wisconsin’s Governor, Scott Walker, is the lucky recipient of this attention. According to Ben Smith, at Politico,

The Democratic National Committee’s Organizing for America arm — the remnant of the 2008 Obama campaign — is playing an active role in organizing protests against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s attempt to strip most public employees of collective bargaining rights.


With the dismal showing in economic recovery, and the dismal showing in foreign policy issues, one would think that Organizing for America, would be concentrating efforts on a looming re-election Campaign. Lucky for us, they are more interested in protecting the interests of their big union contributors. Because as Mr. Obama said,

“Some of what I’ve heard coming out of Wisconsin, where you’re just making it harder for public employees to collectively bargain, generally seems like more of an assault on unions.”

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