Sometimes ‘I Don’t Know’ Is Just A Right Answer

I don’t know. Sometimes that is the correct and proper answer to some questions. We always want to know what we can, but to substitute what you want to be the answer, as the real one, is often divisive and foolish. Take abortion for example. Some religious people are certain they are correct – that […]

Taxpayer Money or Erik Paulsen Christmas Gifts ?

For over a decade, there was a constant refrain from Minnesota’s Third District Congressman, Erik Paulsen … the need to restoring Fiscal Discipline to Washington You deserve a government that spends its money as wisely as you do. Washington needs accountability, transparency, and more leadership to get our country’s fiscal house in order. For too […]

C’mon Mueller – Indict Already

It hasn’t been two years yet and already I am suffering from Trump fatigue. The constant stupid tweets. The incessant trade wars. The drone of insults for everybody. Each and every day there is something new. And I suspect Robert Mueller has been overwhelmed with the crimes and conspiracies. But where will it end? How […]

Legalizing Weed

In regards to legalizing marijuana, I would like to discuss this statement from Majority Leader Paul Gazelka…. “It’s important to consider the many negative consequences that come with legalizing recreational marijuana,” Gazelka told the Dispatch in a statement. “Car accidents and addiction rates have increased in states that have legalized it, health care costs are […]

Khashoggi, Refugees, Guest Chaplain Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff and Trump

Guest Chaplain, Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff, Retired Chaplain, U.S. Navy, Washington, DC opened Tuesday’s House session with the following observance : Almighty God, we pray, reflect, meditate in different ways, but unite in condemnation when hatred rears its ugly head. On this date in 1945 we helped convene a court in Nuremberg, proclaiming some actions […]

The Indignant Left

I call them the indignant left. These are the progressives who seem to believe that our supported policies should just magically come to pass and the “establishment” needs to get out of the way. Rubbish. I am as progressive as the next person – hell, I could be put on the socialist spectrum. But I […]

Jason Lewis : Gutless, Clueless or Both ?

The Republican Party lost its House majority on July 28, 2017, when Sen. John McCain ended the party’s seven-year quest to repeal ObamaCare.
Which begs the question, if Jason Lewis really felt that the problem was in the Senate, why didn’t he raise his finger and seek a seat in the Senate?

I No Longer Want Trump Impeached

Democrats had a big win on Tuesday…and it just keeps getting better. Even the losses were so close that the Republicans are frantic about holding them. But that has brought me full circle on Trump. I no longer want him impeached. He is the Democratic ticket back to power. The insane reaction to the thumping […]

KSTP Poll Says One Thing BUT

Two undeniable facts : Today is Election Day. And tomorrow, Donald Trump will still be president. A few more undeniable facts : When Minnesota voters went to the polls during the first week of November 2016, they were paying $2.048 per gallon for gasoline. And this year, the price is $2.683 per gallon. U.S. soybean […]