There was another large protest against the efforts by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled state legislature to push through a bill making us a "right to work" state. Regardless of how you feel about politics or this issue, Mark and I both think it is important to see what these protests look like. And to see who is protesting along with multitudes of union workers, all caught on film by people like us who were actually there.
Most of us don't trust the media to get the whole story anymore. So here are Mark's photos about Saturday's protest. The day was sunny but cold, as you can see from people's clothing. The temperature was only 16 degrees Fahrenheit (8.88 C.) when the protests began. That was also the day's high temp.
There was music and lots of intensity inside the Capitol.
When Mark was returning to his truck at the end of the afternoon he met these two union men, along with a future union member.
Mark took 500 pictures at yesterday's protest. Last night and this morning he narrowed down the "keepers" to half that amount. Though this is a small sample, I did not leaves out anything that indicates the event was other than these 16 photos imply. And, no, I did not attend. Stayed home and read and made art.