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Thomas Swift

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St. Paul, MN
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Posted on 11/03/14 at 09:46 am in response to The big question: Is our election system working?

It can work, but when 1/2 of the electorate is convinced the other 1/2 engages in widespread fraud and cheating we got problems.

Posted on 10/31/14 at 04:29 pm in response to Reaching tenure as a teacher: More than a voilà moment

Might have been nice to see Ryan mention he's on the EdMn governing board. Of course that had nothing to do with his defense of tenure...nosireebob

Posted on 11/02/14 at 04:00 pm in response to Reaching tenure as a teacher: More than a voilà moment

With all due respect Eric, even thoughtful Democrats don't buy those tired chanting points any longer.

The NEA and its afilliates are losing support from people of all political stripes, and for good reason.

Mills is a shoe-in, so the Strib has nothing to lose by endorsing him and it avoids the awkward appearance of being a rubber stamp for the DFL...again, I mean.

Actually Bill, both the boat and the lobsters you're thinking about belong to the DFL.

My guess is it's Alida Messingers dingy.

Posted on 11/01/14 at 09:03 am in response to Fearing deflation, local Fed chief votes againt ending stimulus buying

"Wondering how he will pay his medical bills"

'Nother MNSure success story.

Posted on 10/31/14 at 06:02 am in response to Franken pulls in cash from 50 states, McFadden from 44

Whopping Mnsure rate hikes must be really killing Democratic candidates. Enablers are crawling out of the woodwork to parse the painful truth.

Posted on 10/31/14 at 10:07 am in response to Franken pulls in cash from 50 states, McFadden from 44

I hope you enjoy your vote for them as much as my 3 sons enjoy voting against them, Bill. Democracy, what a concept!

Posted on 10/31/14 at 10:28 am in response to Franken pulls in cash from 50 states, McFadden from 44

The most troubling aspect of Keillor's profligate spending is the fact that a large chunk of his wealth came from the public coffers.

He's another government dependent Working to keep government big enough to continue to support him in the style to which he's become accustomed!

Posted on 10/30/14 at 02:26 pm in response to What if McFadden wins and Republicans take the Senate?

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