No. 09-4040.

642 F.3d 578 (2011)

Daniel J. WACKETT, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CITY OF BEAVER DAM, WISCONSIN, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided June 13, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Allen Steven Porter (argued), Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Meg E. Vergeront (argued), Attorney, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, Madison, WI, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and MANION and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

MANION, Circuit Judge.

Daniel Wackett sued the City of Beaver Dam and several current and former members of the Board of Public Works and City Council. Wackett alleged the defendants violated his First Amendment rights when he spoke out against their recommendation to purchase a Caterpillar front-end loader. He claims they retaliated against him by not appointing him Director of Public Works. Wackett also alleged supplemental...

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