MN02 : Mike “All Access” Olbermueller -vs.- John “PAC Man” Kline


The Second District contest is shaping up to be an interesting election … an entrenched Washington fundraiser versus grassroots Minnesotans. The second quarter fundraising numbers provide the data … as previously mentioned, Chairman John Kline has a lot of friends in the For-profit education industry (including some under legal review) … who invested $58,472 last […]

Reagan Speaks the Truth While Kline Goes Silent

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John Kline, Minnesota’s silent politician best known for declining debates and holding public forums, was asked about the U.S. Export-Import Bank (which will shutdown if Congress does not act) : Second District Republican Rep. John Kline declined an talk by his spokesman. In an e-mail to a Star Tribune, Kline’s orator Troy Young pronounced it […]

MN Firefighters To The Rescue While DoNothing Congress Plans Vacation


The Minnesota Incident Command System is sending two 20-person attack firefighting crews to the Chiwaukum Creek fire near Levenworth, Washington that are threatening hundreds of homes. That’s what firefighters do … they help each other out. Congress on the other hand … what have they done to help the firefighters ? As previously mentioned on […]

McFadden Advertisement Misuses Kids


I recently saw a TV advertisement by McFadden, a creepy Minnesota politician. Republicans across the state should be going “ew” over the misuse of children in this ad. To make my point, let’s imagine the ad from another perspective. Picture ten little kids in a huddle around the coach. You can’t see their faces, just […]

Kline Surveys : What We Know

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The Kline for Congress campaign has paid $18,500 on April 22 and $28,000 on June 23rd to Public Opinion Strategies … a firm Minnesotans may know since Tom Emmer’s campaign also used their services in April. What the results of the surveys are secret … but Chairman Kline did request citizens to complete an online […]

Today’s Topic : Children; Speakers : Francis, Nugent, and Kline


From various news outlets, it appears Today’s Topic is Children … offering three different slants are Pope Francis, Representative Rich Nugent and Chairman John Kline. Let’s get the discussion going with a little “straight talk” … discussing immigrant children at the border : Richard Nugent, speaking as Florida’s Representative : “A lot of these children… […]

Kline Votes For “Ticking Time Bomb”

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“Listen, these are difficult decisions in difficult times in an election year,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH-08) said. “The long-term problem is still there and needs to be addressed.” QUERY : What was Speaker Boehner talking about ? A. ) Multiemployer pension system B. ) Student debt crisis C. ) Highway Trust Fund Actually, he […]