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Tom Anderson

Coon Rapids, MN
Commenter for
5 years 28 weeks

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The first black woman to this
The first black woman to that
The first woman to this
The first conservative black woman that
Could possibly know anything about civil rights.

Posted on 04/10/14 at 08:51 pm in response to We can't blame Rice for all the Bush team's failings

Inform yourselves! No public money from the University is being used to pay Ms. Rice.

Posted on 04/04/14 at 11:06 pm in response to We're all about to feel the pain of the primary-care shortage

Could we at least ax one and replace it with this new one?
Interesting piece though it might be a generalization to say that the whole system is broken because "Mary" isn't having a good outcome. Also not sure how the lower pay for primary care and thus less interested doctors is fixed either.
The ACA opponents will howl that they were right about rationing and waiting, which is what will happen with fewer doctors and more patients.

It seems like teachers should be prepared to teach any grade level and in some cases (due to seniority) any class.

No. Not no way, not no how.

Posted on 03/31/14 at 08:42 pm in response to Peterson's Obamacare voting record: no more 'ammunition' for GOP

That is going bankrupt. Who couldn't be behind that? Well, besides all the health insurance employees who won't be shackled to a job anymore I mean.

Posted on 03/28/14 at 08:53 pm in response to St. Paul downtown development: dreaming (really) big

Find a liberal professor on their campus to help push their request?

Posted on 03/29/14 at 07:48 pm in response to St. Paul downtown development: dreaming (really) big

"She earned her bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Denver in 1974; her master's from the University of Notre Dame in 1975; and her Ph.D. from the University of Denver's Graduate School of International Studies in 1981. That same year, she joined Stanford University as a political science professor—a position that she held for more than three decades.

In 1993, Rice became the first woman and first African-American to serve as provost of Stanford University—a...

Posted on 03/28/14 at 08:50 pm in response to DFL senators want the public to vote on minimum-wage inflation factor

The one who wants it much harder to get amendments to the Constitution on the ballot in the first place?

Posted on 03/27/14 at 06:43 pm in response to Birth control is not a religious issue; it is a basic health-care issue

When did we start treating pregnancy as a disease?