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Word of the Day ~ Calumny (and How GOP Tax Cuts are fueling Minnesota attack ads)

Word of the Day : calumny Defination 1 : a misrepresentation intended to harm another’s reputation 2 : the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations — maliciously calculated to harm another’s reputation Used in a sentence : The Congressional Leadership Fund has launched a continuous series of calumnies at Dan Feehan, Angie Craig, Dean […]

Jason Lewis Plays Connect-the-Dots : Nail Salons to GOP Tax Cuts

Have you ever heard the expression, “Liars figure and figures lie” ? Case-in-point, President Trump has rejected the assertion from a George Washington University study that claimed Puerto Rico’s official death toll was 2,975 people. Trump claims “NO WAY” asserting that the Democrats manufactured a death toll to make him “look as bad as possible.” […]

Playing Politics : Closing a successful term, Paulsen talks Violence Against Women

Let’s be honest … completing his fifth term in Congress, Erik Paulsen has had many successes … at least according to the mass mailings that have filled Minnesota’s Third District mailboxes. FunFact : According to the House Disbursement report for the period April through June, Congressman Paulsen sent out 372,506 pieces of mass mailings … […]

Paulsen Offers More Sign-up Time as 437,693 Seniors Will Lose Medicare Cost Plans

The House today, via a voice vote, approved H.R. 6662 “Empowering Seniors’ Enrollment Decision Act of 2018” which was authored by Minnesota’s Third District Congressman Erik Paulsen. It’s a great sounding bill … “Empowering” to allow seniors to make their own decisions. Too bad, Congressman Paulsen doesn’t accept the blame for why seniors will have […]

Meet Erik Paulsen’s Beer Buddies

In the flurry of tweets promoting the Paulsen Tax Cut, Third District Congressman Erik Paulsen writes “The U.S. economy is hurtling along at midsummer and shows little sign of slowing down…putting more money in Americans’ pockets and pumping more cash into the economy”. Sounds good … yet it somehow ignores the cost of everyday items […]

MN02 Jason Lewis Talks to Farmers (Facts Optional)

Forget FarmFest where thousands of family farmers and agricultural businesses (and candidates for elective office) go every year … the place to go is to the Goodhue County Fair where attendees were able to hear Congressman Jason Lewis participate in a roundtable discussion (August 8th) featuring Naomi Kvittem, a dairy advocate from Zumbrota, former dairy […]

MN03 Erik Paulsen : Focused on Keeping Fentanyl Off Our Streets by 2022; Ignoring 3D Printed Guns

The MN Political Roundtable is always impressed with Third District Congressman Erik Paulsen’s ability to focus on non-controversial issues while ignoring the controversial … as well as promoting long-range solutions for the non-controversial instead of attacking urgently needed problems. Other politicians just can’t do that … they believe that Congress can do more. Take Senator […]