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Wisconsin Protests To Boycott Budget Bill

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) has proposed a budget bill that would strip the state's unions of their collective bargaining rights. More than 30,000 Wisconsin citizens have turned out to protest the bill, so, naturally, Walker's threatening to respond by calling in the National Guard.

Posted on February 17, 2011, at 4:25 p.m. ET

Here's some footage from Wisconsin's State capital yesterday.

This is what the Wisconsin State capital looks like today.

Two days ago, Democracy Now! reported on the Governor's budget proposal.

Fox News reports on the story in typical Fox News fashion.

Among the protesters are a few folks zealously comparing their situation to Cairo.

Here in New York, what's being called "The Cheeshead Rally" is ramping up for a march down 6th Avenue in a show of solidarity with Wisconsin workers.