Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Revelations from Fake Koch Call: Gov. Walker Plans Extra-Legal Moves Against Wisc. Democrats

On several points, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has harbored secretive ambitions, far beyond what he had initially divulged to the public, in the course of the showdown with public employee unions in Wisconsin.

A blogger a ''The Buffalo Beast" made a prank call in late February to Gov. Walker. When he made the call he successfully convinced the governor that he was David Koch, one of the Koch Brothers, billionaire oil tycoons from Texas.

Click to this Huffington Post report on the call for further details from this call:

The call made by a Buffalo blogger pretending to be billionaire right-wing activist David Koch to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is quickly making an impact on the news cycle. (You can listen to the call on YouTube: Part 1 | Part 2.)

Walker is extremely frank with the man he believes to be an important financial supporter, both of his own campaign and right-wing causes. Below are the six most important revelations we learn from listening to the Governor speak his mind.

A summary of the revelations from the call [Click to the Huffington Post link above and below these excerpts for details of these six points:

1. Walker and the Senate Republicans are conspiring to withhold Democratic lawmakers' paychecks.

2. Walker sees billionaire David Koch as "one of us."

3. Walker is planning to threaten state workers with layoffs.

4. Walker has a plan to lie to Senate Democrats and pass the bill while they are not aware of the vote.

5. Walker considered planting fake protesters to cause trouble among the real protesters.

6. Walker is corrupt.

Click to this Huffington Post report on the call for further details from this call:

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