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Steve Florman

Anoka, MN
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5 years 41 weeks

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Posted on 07/09/12 at 03:15 pm in response to Secretary of State Mark Ritchie renames Photo ID amendment, too

Actually, I disagree with Mr Swift, but only to the extent that I think his change to the Marriage Amendment title wording was also overtly mendacious. Words have meaning, and Ritchie knows it. Rather than keep a title that actually captures the wording of the amendment himself, he chooses a title that deliberately emphasizes negative, exclusionary language. He might as well have called it the "Homophobic Bigotry Amendment."

Whether you support or oppose the amendments, simple...

Posted on 09/15/11 at 01:51 pm in response to Bioethicists Miles and Caplan challenge Bachmann's HPV-vaccine claim

Bachmann, as seems to be her norm, takes a good point (parents should be informed consumers in control of their childrens' health care decisions, not forced to conform to a government mandate) and twists it way out of whack with this silly and unsupported contention about vaccines and retardation.

Posted on 04/15/09 at 01:36 pm in response to It's Tax Day, but where's Pawlenty?

I'd like to hope that the Republicans don't succeed in making people think that the Tea Party was their idea. There was plenty of that kind of undercurrent long before the election in a certain segment of the electorate. Not one that was represented in either party's candidate, of course.