Gary is an author, trial lawyer, Mequon-area resident and town of Cedarburg supervisor. He is a columnist for the News Graphic and writes for several Wisconsin area magazines and is a national columnist with The American Thinker and PJ Media. He lives with his wife, Lisa, and has three sons ages 18 to 28. Gary won Ozaukee County in his bid for the Wisconsin Assembly's 60th District in 2011, but came up just 58 votes short.
The public employee temper tantrum masquerading as a recall election is history. Thanks to the greed and over-reaching of the public employee unions, Wisconsin is now not only the birthplace of the Republican Party, but the place of the rebirth of the Republican Party. States like Ohio, California, Michigan, and New Jersey - drowning in debt, deficit, and unfunded public pensions - have gathered the courage to do something about the stranglehold of public employee unions, thanks to the courage shown in Wisconsin. The obnoxious blue fist of the belligerant labor unions can be tossed in the attic as tens of thousands of faithful union members defect from their neutered unions. We have much to be thankful for.
Let's forget for a moment the more than 33,000 jobs created under Governor Scott Walker, as was just reported on May 16, 2012 by the Department of Workforce Development.