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Thomas Swift

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St. Paul, MN
Commenter for
6 years 47 weeks

Recent Comments

Posted on 10/30/14 at 03:26 pm in response to What if McFadden wins and Republicans take the Senate?

Heh. Well you'll always have 2008, Myron.

Toe the DFL line at all costs.

Posted on 10/29/14 at 09:38 am in response to Four lingering thoughts about U.S. elections

The question isn't would Democrats be so upset if voter ID favored them; that answer is self evident.

The question is, Is encouraging voting to people who've disenfranchised themselves from society good for the country.

People in authority are expected to recuse themselves from deciding issues they have a financial interest in, but democrats seem to think people who vote to "get stuff" from others at no cost or effort to themselves are particularly attractive. Democrats also...

Posted on 10/29/14 at 11:10 am in response to Four lingering thoughts about U.S. elections

Democrats, led by Obama, have displayed a boundless aptitude for getting their way without any GOP support.

And you can bet that the GOP will follow suit when they retake the majority in November.

Split tickets all you want, it's a moot point.

Posted on 10/28/14 at 06:14 pm in response to DFL has cash edge in last week of campaign

Yeah, just about the time the Obamacare disaster hits the employer provided insurance market. It's a time we call "All hell breaking loose"....should be quite the spectacle.

Curiosly, despite repeated leftist protestations to the contrary here and elsewhere, there are an awful lot of swing districts in play due to a DFL rep voting for SSM against the wishes of their district.

Bait and switch never plays well.

Elmer and Edna are not the sort to pen letters. They will just quietly deliver a GOP majority this year.

Shiela was running in a metro district, Mr. Gleason. We're discussing outstate swing districts. Please do try and keep up with the discussion, these topics digress so easily.

Posted on 10/27/14 at 02:14 pm in response to Strib polls: governor and Senate races tighten

The debates and the MNSure rate spikes are doing their work.

Posted on 10/27/14 at 03:02 pm in response to About those MNsure weighted rate increases

Dave, you can spin it all you want, but the people that will be opening mail announcing double digit rate hikes are not gonna buy what you or the DFL is selling.

Sorry, but there it is.