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Virginia Rudloff

Minneapolis, MN
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5 years 9 weeks

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Just because we have an ID, doesn't mean the amendment won't affect us. I'm willing to bet that my mother who lives in assisted living doesn't have a valid ID. Someone will have to make sure that it is renewed and I'm not sure she's in any condition to go sit in line to apply for one. Since the poll is right where she lives, she can vote, but will she be able to? Any time the majority restricts the rights of the few we suffer. As individuals and as a society. We know from both the...

Posted on 04/02/12 at 01:20 pm in response to Amend the Minnesota Constitution and win Champions Club Twins tickets!

In order to be a confirmed citizen of Minnesota, all Minnesotan's must present a favorite hotdish recipe on demand.

Posted on 05/12/11 at 10:18 am in response to Same-sex marriage in Minnesota: Your turn to speak up

Frankly, there appears to be a counter argument for every argument, but for me it just boils down to what is the RIGHT thing to do. If two people are in a loving relationship and want to cement that relationship (whether it's for legal or personal reasons), then they should be free to do so. It's not about sexual relationships (which I think is what the arguments against it are about) - it's about permanent relationships. Stable family life. Children. Grandchildren. Legacies. Why...

Posted on 10/06/10 at 11:17 am in response to Randy Moss a Viking again?

The grocer just commented on the noisy Sun Chips bag yesterday. I hadn't noticed that they were noisier than others, but then I don't pay much attention to such things. I think if it's compostable, then it's worth a little noise.

Posted on 08/25/10 at 10:14 am in response to Gov. Pawlenty's book to hit the stores as he exits office

So who's the "co-author" or ghostwriter?

I can't think of a valid argument for running the picture. She's found. She may have gone willingly with the predator, but she is 14, so she is clearly a victim (of bad judgment if nothing else). I doubt if most readers remember the picture and I doubt if many would actually do a Google search to find it.

I hope Mr. Koppel is right about the reason for the drop in number of abused and neglected children. My fear is that cuts to social service budgets have resulted in a "higher bar" for determining whether a child is abused and neglected.