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The Minnesota Mess

The Minnesota Mess

"To say the least, the Governor’s demands went over like stomach gas in church with the Republican leadership." Okay. Yesterday I guess there was some good news and some not so good news. First off, the Governor signed the budget bill. I wonder if he really knew what was […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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#110 – Alan Duff

#110 – Alan Duff

On this episode of the podcast we talk to Alan Duff, who is challenging Speaker Kurt Daudt in the August primary. Duff is military veteran with over 23 years in the Army. He currently runs a small business that helps connect veterans with good paying jobs in Minnesota. We […] Click here to view original post livingfreepodcast.com

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Our Mercury Month

Our Mercury Month

"May seems to go by fast enough. But June? That is another story. It can really be a blur." I have often thought the month of June should be named Mercury. And there is a good reason for it. This is one of the months we dream about all […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Coincidence?

Premise, accepted as a given: Most government taxation and spending, especially in one-party cities like Minneapolis and Saint Paul (and, really, in de facto one-party states like Minnesota) exists primarily to take wealth from the producing class and give it…not so much to people who need it as much […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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I’m Not Going To Say…

in this age of declining subscriptions near-death baby boomers are their most loyal demographic. Naturally they want to provide an article (one probably written 30 years ago for the WWII generation) that reassures their vanishing demographic all is well. The Strib is like Hollywood, hasn’t had a new or […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Filing day

Filing day

Tuesday, May 31 was the deadline date in Minnesota for political candidates to file for federal, state and county offices. As such, Tuesday was declared a "mass filing day" for many candidates who had made their intentions known but had yet to make their respective candidacies official. A couple […] Click here to view original post bradley1969.blogspot.com

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Playing poker with a lousy hand

Playing poker with a lousy hand

"We missed a golden, and I mean golden, opportunity prior to session. For a change, we could have used the media for us rather than against us." In all my years as a professional negotiator, I was always amused by what some people thought I did. Many thought that […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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