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Thomas Swift

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St. Paul, MN
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6 years 46 weeks

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Posted on 10/06/14 at 12:59 pm in response to Poll has Dayton up by 10 points over Johnson

32 GOP and 21 DFL Reps voted no to the "People's Stadium". Only Sandy Pappas lacked the courage to make a stand.

20 GOP Senators voted no, but only 8 DFL Senators did so.

Posted on 10/06/14 at 01:44 pm in response to Poll has Dayton up by 10 points over Johnson

32 GOP and 21 DFL Reps voted no to the "People's Stadium". Only Sandy Pappas lacked the courage to make a stand.

20 GOP Senators voted no, but only 8 DFL Senators did so.

So you agree that making it over the counter easy is the right thing to do, right?

Posted on 10/01/14 at 10:00 pm in response to With 4.5% average increase, MNsure rates to remain lowest in nation

What I see is if you're already paying top buck for MNSure, you can expect a minimum 4.5% hike...everyone else, hold on to your pants. Especially the "poorest of the poor"...remember them?

Posted on 10/02/14 at 09:36 am in response to With 4.5% average increase, MNsure rates to remain lowest in nation

I truly, sincerely hope Mssrs Franken and Dayton bring that idea to the table in their next debates, Frank.

Posted on 10/02/14 at 10:09 pm in response to With 4.5% average increase, MNsure rates to remain lowest in nation

Bill, you speak as if what MNSure promises is better than nothing; it's not.

The people who think they are covered for health care, only to find there are not enough doctors and hospitals willing to take their cut-rate coverage are only slightly less disappointed than those that do find a doctor but are unable to cover the ridiculously high deductibles.

The people of South Carolina are used to relying on themselves and their families, Bill. The whining of Minnesota leftists,...

Posted on 10/04/14 at 08:18 am in response to With 4.5% average increase, MNsure rates to remain lowest in nation

Bill, Maria shared, earlier, that she paid a $6,000 deductible to have her broken mended.

I commend her for her ability to absorb that kind of a financial blow, and wish her speed in her recovery, but if you'll recall, we were discussing the poor; folks that can't even scrape up enough to pay for an ID.

How long would it take to pay that off using the newly raised minimum wage, do ya figure? Although the ledger might prove MNSure was better than nothing to them, it's a...

Posted on 10/01/14 at 10:12 pm in response to A slow and sarcastic first McFadden-Franken debate

Favorite moment: Hannah Nicollet says "Wealth is stuff"...Dayton got that right away...sharp as a tack.

Posted on 10/02/14 at 10:29 pm in response to A slow and sarcastic first McFadden-Franken debate

Yeah, it's almost like he looked over and saw Tom Horner in shining white armor.

Posted on 10/01/14 at 07:14 pm in response to McFadden goes at Franken's record in first debate

Played out just as I thought it would. I think things are going to be just fine.