John Kline Vocal on Polar Bear Hunting; Silent on Cecil the Lion


Minnesota’s stealth Congressman John Kline knows how to target his audience … if you are a hunter, the letter will likely state something to the effect … As an avid sportsman and conservationist, I appreciate that our natural resources are among our nation’s greatest assets. I will continue to advocate for other commonsense legislation that […]

Two Reports Require House to ReVote on Medical Device Tax


Did you listen to the conference call with Zimmer Biomet Holdings officials discussing the recent financial quarter ? (Headline : Zimmer Biomet surprises with Q2 earnings beat) Probably not … most likely Erik Paulsen did not either … because what he heard does not help him make the case for repealing the “onerous” “burdensome” “job-killing” […]

Kline Votes For the Forty-Rule (and help his benefactors)

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John Kline is pretty tickled with himself … Kline Champions Bipartisan Legislation to Rein in Costs of Regulations on Minnesota Families WASHINGTON – Minnesota Congressman John Kline helped champion bipartisan legislation to passage today to reduce the increasing costs imposed on Minnesotans and all Americans by federal rules and regulations. The Regulations from the Executive […]

Delusional or Wishful Thinking : Congressional Priorities Will Include Indian Schools ?


The Strib, in cheerleading fashion that would make any Timberwolves fan ask their boss for a day off to attend Minneapolis’ NBA Champions Victory Parade, has an interesting editorial (highlights) : Don’t let rundown Indian schools fall victim to congressional gridlock The national spotlight on northern Minnesota’s dilapidated Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School over the past year […]

John Kline : SexEd, Planned Parenthood and Happy Relationships


There are some subjects that John Kline does not seem to want to publicly talk about ( just look at how often he refuses to respond to media requests and the use of his taxpayer-funded spokesman to respond to questions ) … like sex education. Consider the recent story in the Washington Post (highlights): Consensus […]

IF John Kline Wants To Address School Dropouts, He Needs Frederica Wilson on NCLB Conference Committee


First, let’s commend Republicans Ryan Costello (PA-06), Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Martha McSally (AZ-02), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) and Mike Simpson (ID-02) for rejecting Chairman John Kline’s logic that we cannot afford to address dropouts. With the House having completed it’s reform of No Child Left Behind with a partisan bill (zero Democrats voting […]