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Big brother, little brother

Big brother, little brother

"The whole session was a mess. And that includes even before it started." I am starting to get the picture of the last failed legislative session. The newspaper called it chaos towards the final minutes of the session. On this point, the paper might be right. The more I […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Open Letter To Minnesota Public Radio News

Big Brah Is Watching

A longtime friend of this blog writes in re h this story, about Hawaii jumping ahead of San Francisco and Chicago in terms of leaning on the law-abiding gun owner ; they plan to enter all the state’s legal gun owners into a federal database: Scary enough that they […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Our perpetually petulant governor - Part MCMLXVIII

Our perpetually petulant governor – Part MCMLXVIII

Death. Taxes. Little Lord Fauntleroy Gov. Mark Dayton coming off as a petulant child. "Grow up and Get Over It" – Blame Game Ensues Post Legislative… You’ll contrast the governor’s tone with that of House Speaker Kurt Daudt. While disappointed in the lack of a bonding bill, Daudt could […] Click here to view original post bradley1969.blogspot.com

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Doing more with less...

Dayton holding tax cuts hostage

Greg Davids, the chairman of the House Taxes Committee, issued this statement in announcing an agreement on an innovative tax cut bill. He should be proud of the accomplishment. Unfortunately, Gov. Dayton is acting like a sourpuss holding the signing of the bill hostage if he doesn’t get his […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Between The Lines

Between The Lines

Yesterday was “Beyonce Day” in Minnesota. Congratulations, Ms. Beyonce. But the interesting part of the story was here (emphasis added): In honor of Beyoncé’s performance tonight, Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith have proclaimed Monday, May 23, 2016, to be “Beyoncé Day” in Minnesota. Huh. So when […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Republican's Broken Arrow

Republican’s Broken Arrow

"I suspect that right now the Republicans who were in session are looking for friends." The postmortems on the "nothing burger session" continue to roll in. And the shock of all shocks is our local "fish wrap newspaper" (thanks Common Man) is putting a lot of the blame on […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Taking a shower with a raincoat on

Taking a shower with a raincoat on

"Why even venture down this pathway as it always seems to end up in a dead end?" I have been reading through social media and e-mails all morning. I am searching for the first "Bravo Zulu" (that is well done in Navy speak) for those involved in this session. […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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