Medicare for All’s facade

There’s no denying the fact that Bernie Sanders doesn’t believe in timidity. That doesn’t mean he believes in total transparency. It just means that he’s prone to proposing wild ideas. Proposing the Medicare for All Act of 2017 fits into that category. Intelligent people don’t propose legislation like that. […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Fabian, Johnson criticize Dayton

Fabian, Johnson criticize Dayton

Rep. Dan Fabian and Sen. Mark Johnson didn’t mince words in their criticism of Gov. Dayton on his administration’s ruling that the pipeline isn’t needed. In the opening paragraph of the article, it says the “Department of Commerce’s recent analysis that an Enbridge pipeline project is unnecessary defies common […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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DFL, Betsy Hodges & property taxes

DFL, Betsy Hodges & property taxes

We know that there’s two things in life that are guaranteed: death and taxes. Actually, based on this article , there’s apparently a third certainty: that DFL mayors can’t resist raising property taxes. Preya Samsundar’s article starts by saying “Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges finally revealed her budget plan for […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Dayton admits defeat with Amazon

Dayton admits defeat with Amazon

This isn’t exactly shocking but Gov. Dayton is promising that his administration won’t put together a package that would attract Amazon to Minnesota. The article says “Gov. Mark Dayton says any attempt to use state tax dollars to convince Amazon to build a $5 billion headquarters in Minnesota would […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Poor analysis, shoddy predictions

Poor analysis, shoddy predictions

This article starts from a faulty premise, then goes downhill from there. The first hint that the article was built on a faulty premise came when it said “I found that Democrats might be able to win by running a 2010 strategy while getting 2006 numbers in the battleground […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Mediation, Thissen & transparency

This article provides some interesting insights into the Minnesota Supreme Court’s line-item ruling. It’s worth reading just for the plethora of quotes from lawmakers. One of the more interesting quotes was from former Speaker and former House Minority Leader Paul Thissen. Rep. Thissen’s habit of never missing an opportunity […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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DFL anti-pipeline protests increase

According to this article , Minnesotans should expect DFL anti-pipeline protests to increase. According to the AP’s reporting, “Protests are ratcheting up against Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace its Line 3 crude oil pipeline from Canada to Wisconsin, and against a separate aging Enbridge pipeline under the waterway linking […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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