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Tom Anderson

Coon Rapids, MN
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Posted on 04/23/14 at 10:34 pm in response to Cash, not credit: DFLers consider end run around GOP

Good luck on the next one after this year.

Bonding $1 billion every other year isn't really bad policy. Since the bonds are usually for twenty years we're only paying interest on $10 billion dollars--every year for, forever.

And we're begging the folks that want marijuana to stay. One group will end up costing the state money in lost tax revenue and the other.. Oops, the other group costs the state money with extreme medical bills that drive up healthcare costs.

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...