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Pat Berg

Twin Cities
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3 years 6 weeks

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Posted on 01/13/15 at 10:54 am in response to Reinert won't run for Duluth mayor after all

And if legislators need people, can't they just hire them?

Posted on 01/12/15 at 05:51 pm in response to Walter Mondale on life and loss — and finding ways to matter

Read more carefully. Here is what the article said on that point:

"I know there’s blame on both sides, but — this won’t surprise you — I think it’s mostly because of what the Republicans have become.’’

Mostly. Not "solely".

Close, but no cigar.

Posted on 01/09/15 at 02:57 pm in response to Money 'not a factor' in Minneapolis neighborhood towing discrepancies

Why does the city pay only half as much to tow cars in southwest Minneapolis than it does in other areas of the city? That seems kind of fishy to me, too.

Posted on 01/07/15 at 05:55 pm in response to Wild coach Yeo goes 'nuts' at team practice

KARE-11 says the owners of Aster Cafe in the same building will be taking over management of the place:

Posted on 01/05/15 at 11:54 am in response to The mass insanity of World War I — and what we can see in it today

you were yearning for those summer days of yore when small purple pansy-type flowers graced our gardens!

Posted on 12/25/14 at 10:27 am in response to Judge refuses to block Medtronic execs' tax payouts

Or Happy Holidays or Seasons Greetings or whatever floats your boat.

Have a good one!

Huffington Post shows a much longer list (

Cambridge 5 Cinemas, Cambridge
Premiere Theatre 6, Cloquet
Quarry Cold Spring 5 Cinema, Cold Spring
Fairmont 5, Fairmont
Cine 5 Theatre,...

Posted on 12/23/14 at 10:39 am in response to Rx for rising prescription drug prices

I wonder how much the U.S. is subsidizing the cost of these drugs in other countries? Because the development process for a new drug is long and complex, and so I can't completely dismiss the idea that the drug companies need to be able to charge a price that allows them to ultimately make a profit in the end (not to mention all the candidates that go through years of expensive development and then never pan out for one reason or another).

But if other countries are getting lower...

Posted on 12/23/14 at 01:09 pm in response to Rx for rising prescription drug prices

{insert outraged sputtering here!}

That's infringing on their FREEDOM of speech!

That'd mean more guv'mint REGULATION!

You - you - you - LIBERAL, you!

Posted on 12/22/14 at 09:57 am in response to The tab for repairing three Minneapolis bridges: $130 million

then why ISN'T the State at least helping to pick up the tab?

It seems to me that THAT'S the question responsible leadership should be pursuing.