“Winners Make Policy, Losers Go Home”

by Dave Mindeman Mitch McConnell is noted for a political axiom….”Winners make policy, losers go home.” Ignoring the arrogance of the statement, it unfortunately is true. And the Democratic Party always takes up that loser mantle for some reason. It has been on display again this year. It is like we didn’t punish ourselves enough […]

Taco Tuesday with a little Paulsen Spin

Excitement for #TaxCutsAndJobsAct continues is a central theme for Erik Paulsen’s re-election … as he tweets about various companies who have made various announcements that the GOP wants voters to be believe would not have happened without their signature accomplishment. As such, the MN Political Roundtable will be evaluating some of these claims and offering […]

Paulsen and Pensions : Simple Math (and simple manipulation)

Excitement for #TaxCutsAndJobsAct continues is a central theme for Erik Paulsen’s re-election … as he tweets about various companies who have made various announcements that the GOP wants voters to be believe would not have happened without their signature accomplishment. As such, the MN Political Roundtable will be evaluating some of these claims and offering […]

Holding Police Officers Accountable

Accountability means that police officers must be accountable for their mistakes or their rush to judgment. The standard defense in officer involved shootings is fearing for their lives – which has also become too broad a standard.