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Peter Stark

Mora, Minnesota
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1 year 38 weeks

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Posted on 10/15/14 at 06:24 pm in response to Jeff Johnson complicates a cup of coffee

Brodkorb is cited and read by people on the left (myself included) because he is insightful, knowledgeable, and doesn't let his political opinions color his political analysis. He's obviously a conservative, and he mentions his preference for the GOP, but his blog is nothing but objective, thoughtful analysis.

I don't always agree with him, and I certainly don't agree with his political philosophy, but I read his blog religiously. It's just that good.

I'd read Rush, Levine,...

I think I will write a book called "God: Not Conservative Enough?" and make millions.

Jesus was such a RINO

Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

Posted on 10/01/13 at 02:34 pm in response to Too many Obamacare critics seem oblivious to law's real purpose

".... they could have simply expanded Medicare to include the working poor. Most conservatives and republicans would support that because we want to help people who need help."

If that is the case, why have they not voted to pass H.R. 676, an actual Medicare-For-All bill? Instead of voting for a Medicare-For-All bill that has already been introduced, the GOP controlled House has voted to repeal PPACA some 44+ times.

If conservatives and republicans would support Medicare-For-...

Posted on 10/01/13 at 09:26 pm in response to Too many Obamacare critics seem oblivious to law's real purpose

Coverage for the working poor was part of PPACA, it was called the Medicaid Expansion. Incidentally, Republican Governors like Scott Walker decided to decline that money! Imagine that!

Posted on 07/16/13 at 10:38 am in response to Economy's strength poses message challenge for GOP governor candidates

Polling indicates that people already are giving credit to Dayton for the economic growth. In case you forgot, there was already a referendum on the MNGOP's legislative record in 2012, and the GOP got thrashed.

Posted on 07/16/13 at 07:32 pm in response to Economy's strength poses message challenge for GOP governor candidates

This is a good summary of the Amazon & Internet Sales Tax issue.

Posted on 07/15/13 at 09:25 am in response to Monticello repair overruns; Xcel asks consumers to pay

AKA did absolutely nothing legislatively except get themselves fired.

Posted on 04/17/13 at 01:29 pm in response to Is Minnesota friendly to small businesses?

MinnPost published an article not long ago about tax-and-cost business indexes that I think is relevant to the discussion here.

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Posted on 04/03/13 at 10:50 am in response to Teachers-pension rescue bill moving

Of the global financial crisis of 2007? A much bigger reason why pensions in all sectors across the world were decimated.