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Dennis Tester

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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Posted on 08/01/14 at 03:07 pm in response to A new stadium for… big league soccer?

Jason beat me to it, as I too am soon going Galt.

Posted on 08/01/14 at 03:14 pm in response to Minneapolis council approves filing-fee amendment

Bad idea. What they should have done was require 500 signatures on a petition as a requirement to get on the ballot. Citizen participation and all that. Now it just looks like they're saying they only want people of means to run for office.

why do I get the impression I was reading about the new members of a student council? I was waiting for one of them to promise new cheerleader uniforms and more pop machines in city hall.

Posted on 08/01/14 at 10:59 am in response to Cook Political Report: Nolan-Mills race now a toss-up

on November 5th: Tsunami.

The republicans oppose open borders. Democrats oppose sovereignty.

"But Democrats as a whole weren’t about to get behind the border package ... it included deportation provisions their base opposes."

The bill would have paid for nice accommodations for the hoards at the border and nothing more.

Boehner's a goner.

is a waitress at a mid-priced restaurant on West 7th Street in Saint Paul. She told me she takes home, on average, $250 a night in wages and tips.

Posted on 07/31/14 at 03:13 pm in response to In press interviews Nienstedt says he's 'not gay' or 'anti-gay'

"Bachmann Suggests Gov't Wants To Use Migrant Children For 'Medical Experimentation'"

That's a gross misrepresentation of what Bachmann said. She suggested that allowing immigrant children to be treated this way by any hospital is "sick." She actually said exactly the opposite of TPM's headline.

Posted on 07/31/14 at 02:00 pm in response to Against the über-presidency: Minnesota Republicans vote to sue Obama

During the campaign of 2012, Obama and his followers like Al Franken, repeatedly lied to the American people by telling us that if we liked our plan, we could keep our plan. That was a blatant lie to get re-elected because he knew that if the truth was known prior to the election, he and a bunch of other democrats would have been soundly defeated.

Fast forward to 2014. The number of citizens affected by the poorly-designed and implemented Obamacare is relatively small, limited to...

Posted on 07/31/14 at 02:13 pm in response to Style wars: it's not policy differences defining GOP governor candidates

why settle for goofy rhetoric when we already have a bone fide goofy governor.

Posted on 07/31/14 at 08:33 am in response to Suspect in cop killing in custody after shootout with police

that Kyle was a hero, other than his work to help vets suffering from PTSS. He was murdered by one of them.

He was a sniper. His book told the tale of his work taking out al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters in Iraq and Afghanistan. Granted, it's not the sort of reading that liberal men who've never served have on their nightstand, but it does have an audience.

No one, least of all Kyle, ever claimed he was anything but a warrior doing his job.