Taxpayers Versus Tax-takers

Minnesota Report Before his election of US House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI01) used to refer to the people of our nation as the Makers v. the Takers. This juxtaposes against the Democratic view of the Haves v. the Have Nots. As we listen to the discussions about the...

Walz’s Numbers Don’t Add Up Well

Minnesota Report Governor Tim Walz (DFL-MN) was a social study teacher and not a math teacher, so its not all surprising to learn that the numbers in his budget don’t add up well for the economically disadvantaged and this is in large part because there is not a...

Sanders, Buttigieg and Harris All Miss the Point

National Report During the CNN town hall, when US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated his support for a universal reenfranchisement of the voting rights for felons including the Boston Marathon Bombers (Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev) and sexual offenders...

House Republicans Trying to Deploy the DFL Strategy to Beat Them

Minnesota Report The DFL House Majority is defining its negotiating position as they pass their Omnibus Bills, and the House Republicans are trying to obstruction and drag out the process as much as possible. Which was the tactic the DFL House Minority used from...