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Dennis Tester

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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5 years 22 weeks

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Ah, the intellectual freedom that is today's college campus.

What's the matter boys, afraid you might learn something from a black woman?

to be on everybody's short list of GOP vice presidential candidates.

about whether to legalize medical marijuana could be because of studies such as this one:

Brain changes are associated with casual marijuana use in young adults

Washington, DC — The size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week, according to a study published April 16 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that recreational marijuana use may lead to previously unidentified...

Posted on 04/13/14 at 10:20 am in response to Doctor organization declares gun violence 'public health threat'

that would go to the heart of the gun violence that the ER doctors are most likely to see on a daily basis:

Using police and emergency room statistics, identify those city blocks where gun violence is most prevalent. Start with the 5 city blocks most likely to be the source of gun violence. Use the SWAT team to go door to door and confiscate all unlicensed firearms in each home or apartment on that block and charge each gun owner with unlawful possession of a firearm, a felony....

Posted on 04/11/14 at 12:02 pm in response to Republicans claim near-total power to cancel minimum-wage raises

says the legislature delegating away minimum-wage decisions invites a court challenge."

A REALLY experienced constitutional lawyer would say that a government-set minimum wage invites a court challenge.

Posted on 04/11/14 at 02:03 pm in response to Republicans claim near-total power to cancel minimum-wage raises

the court used for its decision, one not related to any specific right of the federal government in the Constitution, a principled conservative court could be convinced to overturn it.

Posted on 04/11/14 at 02:57 pm in response to Republicans claim near-total power to cancel minimum-wage raises

set the price for a loaf of bread, why should it be able to set the price for an hour of labor?

I recognize that the education you people receive today doesn't prepare you to consider other logical, yet constitutional arguments on economics and other factors in our society. What's convenient is your mindset that doesn't require you to think at all but just to accept what your unionist teacher poured into your skull.

Posted on 04/11/14 at 11:56 am in response to Mike McFadden fences with reporters and ducks specifics

but it is amusing to see the DFL-controlled press hound him with questions that we all know would never be asked of Al Franken. Personhood? I mean, what's Franken's position on that irrelevant issue?

Oh, and allowing people to deduct the cost of their individual health insurance premiums is a good idea as part of income tax reform, assuming you want to retain the income tax (which I don't).

It wouldn't "undermine the basis of employer-based system" because we're talking about...

Posted on 04/11/14 at 12:30 pm in response to Mike McFadden fences with reporters and ducks specifics

if such legislation ever came up for a vote, which we're assuming is the only reason the DFL, er, the press, would even ask such a question, he would vote on it. Hopefully, he won't be casting too many more votes, though.

both Sivarajah and Krinkie to be moderate republicans.