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Paul Brandon

Mankato, MN
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6 years 35 weeks

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Posted on 08/11/14 at 09:48 am in response to McFadden's address to the nation

Voodoo economy.

Posted on 08/11/14 at 05:14 pm in response to McFadden's address to the nation

with La Michelle's 2% in Iowa.

Posted on 08/12/14 at 03:33 pm in response to McFadden's address to the nation

but he still needs a finishing coat.

in a public debate is name recognition.
That's why challengers are more likely to want to debate than incumbents.
For someone whose face and position are already known, a debate is just another chance for a gaff that will come back to haunt you. Not worth the risk.

was that the debate was among Republican primary candidates.
When the Republicans come up with a candidate Dayton will debate.

Posted on 08/06/14 at 08:58 pm in response to Franken, McFadden clash on energy issues at Farmfest

the cognitive dissonance award of the year
for using the terms
'science' and 'war on coal'
in the same statement.

Posted on 08/06/14 at 10:54 am in response to What Netanyahu should propose to bring peace

Before then I'm not optimistic.

This whole mess started in 1924 with drastic restrictions on the number of Jews (and other Central and East Europeans) who could emigrate to the United States. Roosevelt maintained these restrictions.
Had they not been in place, most Polish/Russian Jews (from what was know as "The Pale of Settlement") who have emigrated to the United States, not to Palestine (if you had a choice, where would -you- go?). Palestine would have remained an Arab...

Posted on 08/06/14 at 12:35 pm in response to What Netanyahu should propose to bring peace

dreck?

Posted on 08/06/14 at 01:19 pm in response to What Netanyahu should propose to bring peace

an American citizen?

Posted on 08/06/14 at 05:30 pm in response to What Netanyahu should propose to bring peace

Jews have faced genocide -- Arabs have not (at least from the receiving end).
This does not justify everything that Israelis do, but it does put it into context.