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In MLK Award Acceptance Speech at WI Capitol, Woman Gives Gov Walker Hell to His Face

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 09:18 By Steve Cooper, We the Party | Report

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This. Is. Awesome.

In a public ceremony yesterday at the Wisconsin Capitol, Dr. Margaret Rozga accepted the MLK 2013 Heritage Award for her husband, the late Father James Groppi. She used her acceptance speech to deliver a pointed attack on Governor Scott Walker as he sat just feet from her

Among the countless highlights of this messaging coup is this gem: “Anyone who works to curtail union rights is not in the tradition of Martin Luther King.”

After being told her time is coming to an end, she goes on to list Wisconsin activists and class strugglers, including the Overpass Light Brigade and the striking Palermo’s workers, who represent the good guys in the current war on workers.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper is the editor of We Party Patriots. He educates union members on the benefits of social media, offering instruction on engaging on Facebook and Twitter. When not ruining his posture and finger muscles through endless computer use, Cooper is an avid chef and musician. The Chopped Pork and Mustard Slaw pictured is his own.


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In MLK Award Acceptance Speech at WI Capitol, Woman Gives Gov Walker Hell to His Face

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 09:18 By Steve Cooper, We the Party | Report

Media

This. Is. Awesome.

In a public ceremony yesterday at the Wisconsin Capitol, Dr. Margaret Rozga accepted the MLK 2013 Heritage Award for her husband, the late Father James Groppi. She used her acceptance speech to deliver a pointed attack on Governor Scott Walker as he sat just feet from her

Among the countless highlights of this messaging coup is this gem: “Anyone who works to curtail union rights is not in the tradition of Martin Luther King.”

After being told her time is coming to an end, she goes on to list Wisconsin activists and class strugglers, including the Overpass Light Brigade and the striking Palermo’s workers, who represent the good guys in the current war on workers.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper is the editor of We Party Patriots. He educates union members on the benefits of social media, offering instruction on engaging on Facebook and Twitter. When not ruining his posture and finger muscles through endless computer use, Cooper is an avid chef and musician. The Chopped Pork and Mustard Slaw pictured is his own.


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