Tag Archives: Emmer

Kline Declares Funding Victory While NASA Claims Money

John Kline legacy is being written … and must be read through rose-colored glasses. Chairman Kline’s recent OpEd “All children deserve great education” ignores an area of public education that relies solely on the action (or inactions) of Congress. Yep, the Chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee press release paints a picture that […]

Asking the $86,000 Question

Tom Emmer offered some interesting observations during the campaign … — We live in a world where spending beyond our means is not an option — The elimination of wasteful government spending starts with the elected officials who are the watchdogs of the state taxpayer dollar — Put the people first – not government bureaucracies, […]

MN-GOV : Emmer Wants to Cut Doctor’s Taxes

Tom Emmer’s stump speech is so familiar : “It’s not the time to increase taxes to preserve the growth of government. It’s time to reduce taxes, streamline government and free the entrepreneurial spirit that is in Minnesota to start creating jobs.” Yet, what does he mean ? Whose taxes will be reduced ? On Friday, […]

MN-GOV : Trade Missions

At some time, every parent must sit down with their child and have a frank discussion about Santa Claus … when will the candidates for Minnesota Governor have a frank discussion with the voters about Trade Missions ? Governors view part of the job as being the cheerleader for the state … promoting tourism, trade, […]

MN-03 : Is Spending Less an Honest Solution ?

It seams that there are a lot of angry people out there. No, not the ones fighting over “burn’in” or “building” … no, I am sensing a real anger being represented through the newspaper editorial boards. The anger is being expressed based on the unwillingness by candidates to responsibly discuss fiscal positions in anything other […]