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Andy Driscoll

St. Paul, Minnesota
Commenter for
2 years 49 weeks

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Posted on 01/24/13 at 09:37 pm in response to Return to the U: The Confession

David, congratulations. Yes, I shut the hell up because it took 45 years to complete a BA, and it would have been another 45 if my pal, Tom O'Connell, PhD, MA, BA and I dunno what all, determinedly dragged me back to Metro for the umpteenth registration in 2000. I was 60. Took a couple of years, but they rolled me out of there and down the street to the U for a Master of Liberal Studies, then across campus to the Humphrey. Y'know, you can become addicted to asking questions.


Posted on 09/19/12 at 06:07 pm in response to 'Yes' versus 'yes, but': Minnesota gay marriage polls' differing numbers

I wonder just how many respondents still believe, most likely on the marriage amendment issue, and probably the younger more than the older, that to support the amendment is to support gay marriage. Some percentage of such respondents must be present in these figures.

Posted on 07/31/12 at 04:33 pm in response to Unraveling the Fringe

Thanks to Pam Espeland for her succinct coverage of a confusing event. How many venues? How many plays? Here's ours, written by playwright Britt Aamodt of the Deadbeats Theater Company.
Here's the schedule for our performances in the goofy little Fringe Festival play, "Last of the Red Hot Flops". A ragtag crew of down-and-out performers gather at the St. Paul's historic Victoria Cafe Theatre for their final paycheck the day after Prohibition's repeal goes into effect - December 1933 -...

Posted on 06/29/12 at 11:44 am in response to Political parallels — and Rybak's incredible turnaround on subsidies

Well-written and -reasoned piece by Phyllis Kahn. Some things are less forgivable than switching positions amid the “realities” of elective office. More like the realities of reelection. Integrity takes a bath.

Posted on 06/07/12 at 01:02 pm in response to What do Rybak and Coleman think about mayoral control of schools?

Never forget: city schools were all departments of their respective cities well before the independent districts were created. And it’s been hell ever since.