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Tim Walker

St. Paul, MN
Commenter for
6 years 35 weeks

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Posted on 01/27/14 at 08:57 am in response to Minnesota adds 9,500 jobs in December; unemployment rate stays at 4.6%

And in Wisconsin, the economy is stagnating or in decline.

Thanks, Gov. Walker, for applying your union-busting, ideologically driven austerity measures in my home state.

The results are awesome!

Surely you've reached your campaign pledge of adding 250,000 jobs by now, right?

Posted on 01/13/14 at 10:17 am in response to Vikings stadium bond sales delayed; 2016 opening imperiled

Clearly, John, female murderers are better at evading the law. It's the only possible explanation, right?

Posted on 01/03/14 at 10:59 am in response to Darn you, Michael Moore, for telling the politically uncomfortable truth

As others have said, what President Obama should have done was push hard for single-payer from the outset, then agree to the jury-rigged structure in the ACA only after the GOP countered with that. It was, after all, their general idea.

Then, the GOP would have declared victory because in their minds, they averted socialism and kept Obama from implementing a government takeover of health care.

Of course, that's only speculation, and while I suppose that such a scenario *might*...

Posted on 12/03/13 at 05:29 pm in response to Minnesota Tea Party Patriots support repeal of income tax

"Once the democrats got a taste of other people's money they were hooked."

And yet, GOPers have been in and out of power in the last 150 years, and they have also not been able to wean themselves from the sweet, sweet manna of the income tax.

Why not?

Your hyper-partisanship has resulted in permanent blinders that prevent you from seeing reality.

Posted on 11/27/13 at 08:58 am in response to Willmar City Council is irredeemably dysfunctional, consultant says

Update: Duluth Mayor Don Ness declined his pay increase.

"We should be able to talk about Christ in politics, because it’s how everybody was raised.”

Pure ignorance on display, right alongside the tinsel and stockings!

Posted on 11/25/13 at 11:20 am in response to Scott Walker's Wisconsin vs. Dayton's Minnesota: Which is doing better?

Pretty damning facts, I'd say.

I'd also say that I'm proud to be a Minnesotan.

I'm sure this will be a topic of conversation over the Thanksgiving holiday when I return to my family home in Madison in a couple of days!

Posted on 11/26/13 at 09:56 am in response to Scott Walker's Wisconsin vs. Dayton's Minnesota: Which is doing better?

That describes me to a T: I'm also a long-time former resident of Wisconsin.

And I also had the same incredulous reaction to hearing that the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was liberal!

Posted on 11/25/13 at 12:03 pm in response to DFL, Minnesotans United join forces in key legislative races

A marriage made in heaven!

I won't give them any more money, and I will respond to all solicitations from the Alumni Association with the reason why they got no money from me.

I urge others to do the same.