How My State Rep Thinks..

27 01 2013

Government spends money so that the economy can be stimulated and money can
be made. You have to spend money at the macro level to make it work. This
is different at the household level. The private sector creates money by
pulling it out of thin air.~David Bly…

Pretty much explains his big government, socialist leanings.





Reason #5: Stop The Incompetence. Stop Mark Dayton.

30 10 2014

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Dayton’s incompetence has created problems that will only continue if given a second term. Considering all the failed policies Dayton has passed, this one was downright horrifying.

Reason #5: Signed a law making it harder to investigate abuse reports

The Dayton administration issued guidance to local child protection services and social workers in 2012 and then passed it into law in 2014. This policy made it harder to investigate reported cases of abuse. All the while, in Minnesota 71% of child maltreatment cases are screened out and not investigated.

  1. “The Legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill that forbids county child protection agencies from considering past abuse reports that were rejected when deciding whether to investigate a new report.” (Star Tribune, 9/8/14)
  2. “The state’s top child protection official wants to scrap a law her…

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Once a Clown…

30 10 2014

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Always a clown…
Al Franken!

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Stop The Incompetence. Stop Mark Dayton: Reason #6

29 10 2014

Originally posted on Freedom Is Just Another Word...:

Reason #6: Crushing Business And Jobs In Minnesota
Stop The Incompetence. Stop Mark Dayton.

The election is 6 days away and it’s important you know the pattern of incompetence Democrat Mark Dayton has brought to Minnesota.

Reason #6: Crushing business and jobs in Minnesota

Over the last four years, Democrat Mark Dayton has imposed policies that are crushing business and jobs in our state.

  1. “Dayton signs $2.1 billion tax bill into law.” (Star Tribune, 5/23/13)
  2. “Each of these is undesirable tax policy. They build hidden taxes into the prices consumers pay for goods and take a hidden toll on employee compensation in the affected industries.” (Star Tribune, 8/13/13)
  3. Dayton made it clear mining jobs on the Iron Range are not a priority when he said, “The minerals aren’t going anywhere.” (Mesabi Daily News, 10/4/14)
  4. Dayton appointed 3 members of the Public Utilities Commission that voted 3-2 to delay the Sandpiper…

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Nice dig at Goldman

28 10 2014

Originally posted on Freedom Is Just Another Word...:

From a fellow Conservative!!!

But how about the WSJ? Headline story about the impact of “cheap”$3/gallon gas, and today posted gas prices rise 20 cents to $3.20/gallon.
Here’s a Heard On The Street story with a twist for you. Farmers are seething over corn prices down from $7/bu to $3/bu and beans from $15 to under $10/bu. Ouch! And farm auctions in the Midwest suddenly being cancelled as bids don’t reach sellers minimums.
Tie this in with the locomotive shortage. Local story in MN has taconite companies trucking taconite to Lake Superior. Locomotives pulled to haul oil trains. Other local stories have coal fired electric generating plants in the Midwest closing to save stockpiles for winter, with many stockpiles down 40%. And Central Valley Co-op of Owatonna saying they can’t get half the Canadian potash needed to be imported by spring scheduled due to the locomotive shortage.
Now put two…

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Stop The Incompetence. Stop Mark Dayton.

28 10 2014

Originally posted on Freedom Is Just Another Word...:

Reason #7: Unaware What’s In His Bills

Stop The Incompetence. Stop Mark Dayton.

Incompetence CountdownAs voters head to the polls next Tuesday, they need to be aware that Governor Mark Dayton and his administration have a record littered with examples of incompetence. With 7 days left, we are featuring 7 reasons to stop Mark Dayton.

Reason #7: Unaware what’s in his bills

That’s right, Governor Mark Dayton has claimed he didn’t know what was in bills he not only signed, but which he negotiated himself or his administration proposed:

  1. ​”Dayton has said he wasn’t aware until it was tool too late that it also included farm equipment.” (MPR, 8/19/2013)
  2. Dayton: Vikings snuck personal seat licenses into bill. (MPR 8/9/2013)
  3. “Mark Dayton says he wasn’t aware that projections of how much revenue new forms of charitable gaming would generate for the Vikings Stadium were developed with input from the gambling industry.” (Pioneer…

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Governor’s continued incompetence causing real harm to Minnesota

28 10 2014

Originally posted on Freedom Is Just Another Word...:

7 Days and 7 Reasons to Stop Mark Dayton
Governor’s continued incompetence causing real harm to Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minn. – The Republican Party of Minnesota announced today at a press conference a media campaign to educate Minnesota voters on the issue of incompetence by Governor Mark Dayton and his administration.  The campaign is titled “Stop the Incompetence.  Stop Mark Dayton.” and will highlight seven issues as told by news reports and stories from major media outlets, one each day over the final seven days until the election.

“Mark Dayton is good at taking credit for fixing problems he created and ducking responsibility for his mistakes, but voters should be aware of the litany of problems his leadership has caused,” said Republican Party of Minnesota Chairman, Keith Downey.  “From inconsiderate treatment of citizens, to wasting taxpayer money, to hurting our business climate, to mismanagement that creates the potential for real harm…

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Sen. Franken Stumbles In Debate, Won’t Answer Questions

27 10 2014

Originally posted on Freedom Is Just Another Word...:

Sen. Franken Stumbles In Debate, Won’t Answer Questions

Franken Dodges Questions On Ebola, Support For Obama

Minneapolis, Minn. – With moderators at the WCCO debate today calling out Sen. Franken for not answering questions, Sen. Al Franken stumbled through the entire debate leaving Minnesotans wondering where he stands on issues like Ebola, Obamacare, and his record of voting with President Obama 97 percent of the time. In response to the debate, Republican Party of Minnesota Chairman Keith Downey released the following statement:

“Al Franken was repeatedly called out for not taking responsibility for his partisan record in Washington,” said Keith Downey, Chairman of the Republican Party of Minnesota. “His inability to answer questions about Ebola, his 97 percent record of voting with President Obama and his Obamacare promises further prove that Al Franken isn’t taking responsibility for his actions. Al Franken has been so busy trying to tear down Mike…

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