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Whenever voters elect a government (whether national, state, provincial, or local) that follows through on their promises to advance the people-first agenda, we can expect the coalition of statists and the special interests who feed off the government-first agenda to do 'whatever it takes' to derail any proposed reforms. This has been very evident in the U.S. State of Wisconsin where mass protests and multiple acts of what the major media like to call 'civil disobedience' but which, far too often, are violations of our laws are being used in an attempt to defeat a people-first reform package. Because this reform package will empower local-government organizations in that state to return to the path of excellence, it's important to see how much is at stake and just how far opponents will go to prevent it. And, because you may expect some or all of the actions taken by reform opponents in Wisconsin should your organization or another government in your jurisdiction be so bold as to propose people-first reforms I want you to be prepared to weather the storms that will surely follow. What we witnessed in Wisconsin was anything but a series of spontaneous and unrelated events. Rather, those events were the closely related parts of a well-worn script. To learn what most major-media coverage has omitted, be sure to read the full text of this commentary.
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