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Almanac roundtable recap

Part of Friday night’s Almanac roundtable discussion centered on Gov. Dayton’s line-item veto of the funding for the legislature. It was interesting that Phil Krinkie said that this fiasco actually started last year when Gov. Dayton initially agreed to cutting taxes before he reneged on that. Krinkie said Gov. […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Dethroning Ms. Hotdish

Dethroning Ms. Hotdish

"The GOP needs to get an ‘early bird’ identified like yesterday to run for Amy’s seat. Failure to do so will allow Ms. Hotdish to once again become a Bar-B-Que queen by smoking the GOP in November of 2018." Currently, people are lining up on both sides of the […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Thissen runs for governor

Thissen runs for governor

In one of the least surprising tidbits of news, former Speaker Paul Thissen announced that he’s running for governor . This isn’t surprising. The only surprising part about it is that it took this long. According to WJON’s article, “Thissen plans to formally launch his campaign Thursday to replace […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Living the (American) dream!

Living the (American) dream!

"If we truly want to maintain the American dream as it should be, we can’t do it with the Met Council hanging around. They would be much better served working in Moscow as part of the politburo." A couple of years ago, we were in a store buying something. […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.mx

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The hidden cost of government

The hidden cost of government

"These trains are magnets for money in every legislative session. No big thing except for one major thing. The more we pour in these ‘black holes; the less we have in real traffic solutions. Solutions like ‘lanes not trains’." Moment of truth. I was born in Hennepin County. I […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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The DFL’s constitutional stupidity

The Pet Governor

Governor Dayton agreed to a budget deal. Then, when his leash was yanked by the special interests that own him, he vetoed the budget: And now? Layoffs are imminent . Over 400 legislative staff jobs – not to mention the 201 legislators themselves – will find themselves without a […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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