Kline Praises Government Employer-Mandated Health Insurance


Last week, John Kline (R-MN-02) toured the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi, stating : “It’s the top of the line. That’s the advantage, I guess, of being an oil rich country with leadership that’s forward-thinking.” The leadership that Chairman Kline was referring to is Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai. Initiated […]

The John Kline Conduit : Koch Brothers to Stewart Mills


Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the McCutcheon campaign reform decision that the government “may not regulate contributions simply to reduce the amount of money in politics or to restrict the political participation of some in order to enhance the relative influence of others.” So, while the individual is limited to $2,600 per election to […]

Kline Tele-Town Hall Meeting Discusses New Senate Office Building

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Fresh off a taxpayer-funded trip (last stop Lisbon Portugal), John Kline stepped right back into campaign re-election mode by holding one of his taxpayer-funded Tele-town Hall meetings. You know, those rip-off events, where John Kline controls who gets the invitation to listen in … and may be one of the lucky ten questioners. Of course, […]

Sunny Green : Playing the Angles

The need for energy drives global warming, as well as wars and pollution. Clean, inexpensive, accessible energy would go a long way towards not only a healthier and cleaner planet, but towards global peace. So, naturally conservatives HATE it, in any form, but most notably at the moment in the renewable energy of solar power. […]

Earth Day Across the Globe Earthday.org


Happy Earth Day! Hopefully today you’ll visit Earthday.org which has been accepting photo-testimonials of climate change.  Here’s a Mongolian seventh grader: In Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia seventh graders at a local international school took part in an environmental education program for The Face of Climate Change.  The program was aimed at promoting awareness about the effects of climate change […]

Boehner Changes Rules Before Kline Lame Duck Tour

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The only question John Kline needs to ask everyday : How will this help Minnesota’s Second District ? It would seem that would be the basis of the often stated remark “Most Minnesotans agree Washington has a spending problem” … “Every family must balance its budget and Washington should too.” So, it was a little […]

Irreverent Or Insightful : Kline Painting, Bachmann Madness


#1 in Politico’s listing of : 5 Candidates Tailor-Made for the Internet Age is a Minnesotan : Dan Lacey proved his viral chops a few years ago when his portraits of Sarah Palin and John McCain with pancakes stacked on their heads became blogosphere favorites. (He has since moved on to more ambitious works, such […]

John “Retain the Power” Kline : Gainful Employment Yields Campaign Checks

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On Friday, March 14, the Department of Education announced the release of a proposed rule containing the “gainful employment” standards for vocational programs at for-profit institutions and community colleges. The proposal would require career colleges to meet certain standards for gainful employment or risk losing access to federal student aid. The goal of the rule, […]