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The DFL’s constitutional stupidity

The DFL’s constitutional stupidity

This morning on At Issue, Ember Reichgott-Junge said something off-the-charts stupid in terms of understanding the Constitution. She was asked about Gov. Dayton exercising his line-item veto on the legislature’s budget. Reichgott-Junge said that it’s a political issue and that she thought the court would refuse to accept the […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Minnesota cage match, 2017 edition

Minnesota cage match, 2017 edition

In June and July 2011 Minnesota-based Governor Mark Dayton engaged in a budget battle with the Minnesota legislature, both houses of which were then controlled by Republicans. Governor Dayton presided over a three-week government shutdown during which inessential offices were closed. We covered the showdown in a series that […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Minnesota loses more jobs

Minnesota loses more jobs

After reading this article , it’s clear that the DFL’s regulatory system is screwed up almost beyond fixing. The only way Minnesota’s regulatory system can be fixed is if Republicans have majorities in the House and Senate and there’s a Republican governor. (Hopefully, that’ll happen in 2018.) The reason […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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$15? Why not $25?

$15? Why not $25?

"Having kids 1) graduate and 2) graduate knowing something would be much more of a help than coming up with an artificial and mandatory minimum salary." Minneapolis is creeping ever closer to a new minimum wage of $15/hour. This is so revolutionary, it is scary! Well, not really. The […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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DFL intentional misdirection

The Racket

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: Governor Dayton signed the budget bills, but vetoed funding for the legislature because he didn’t get the bills he wanted. Some might think Dayton’s move was petty and vindictive. I disagree. It was genius. In chess terms, he’s put the Republicans in a […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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