Thursday, October 6, 2011
Sheboygan Press Editorial Board Calls Out the Republicans
Editorial: Why not just treat everyone equally? (Sheboygan Press, 10/5/2011)
Excerpt: This is where we have a problem with the bill. It is a classic case of pitting citizens against business and lowering the individual to second-class status.
If Zipperer were truly concerned about the high interest rate, his bill would have made the rate the same for everyone. After all, money is money whether it comes from a corporate bank account or a wallet.
Zipperer, and Cullen Werwie, a spokesman for Gov. Walker, say the measure can be debated and amended on the floor.
But that is unlikely to happen since Republicans hold the majority in both the Senate and Assembly. Previous attempts by minority Democrats to amend legislation have fallen on deaf ears. [Emphasis added.]