Tag Archives: Erik Paulsen

MN-03 : To Spend Less, Paulsen Needs to Withdraw Sponsorship of HR 4888

Erik Paulsen (R-MN-03) has launched his first television commercial promoting the concept “Spending Less”. As previously discussed, that platitude should be rejected in favor of “Spending Wisely”. The commercial avoids the unanswered question : “What programs would Mr. Paulsen eliminate or reduce?” … no doubt there are many programs that some taxpayers would like defunded […]

MN-02 : John Kline Has a Cash Cow

Did you notice how many colleges in our area have nicknames featuring animals ? There are the Golden Gophers for Minnesota, the Bison for North Dakota State, the Jackrabbits for South Dakota State, the Hawkeyes for Iowa, the Badgers for Wisconsin … do you know John Kline’s favorite … anybody guess the Corinthian Colleges Cash […]

MN-03 : Paulsen Wins Look-At-Me Award

Erik Paulsen (R-MN-03) has done something that his predecessor, Jim Ramstad, never did … in fact, he did something that no Minnesotan in the House of Representatives has ever done … he “won” a Best of Congress Award from Working Mother Media and Corporate Voices for Working Families. I am honored to receive this award […]

Kline PAC Supports Corrupt Candidates

Since 2005, the Watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has highlighted the most egregious violators of the public trust in its annual Most Corrupt Members of Congress report. Their website also lists politicians under investigation for ethics violations. Now, CREW has begun a list of Crooked Candidates to shine the spotlight […]

Lessons Learned from Obstructing Food Safety

QUERY : Will July 30, 2009 (yep just about a year ago) mark the date that the Minnesota Congressional delegation last spoke in unity ? In this age of hyper-partisanship, it is rare when John Kline (R-MN-02), Erik Paulsen (R-MN-03) and Michelle Bachmann (R-MN-06) join with all the Democrats in the Minnesota delegation to pass […]

Preventive Medicine equals Mind Control !

Forget about the Death Panel when Dr. Rush Limbaugh is available for a consultation. On yesterday’s “education” program, Dr. Limbaugh proclaimed : “Preventive Medicine” equals “Mind Control” ! They want to control you. Further, he explained why : “Look at government motives” which followed an discourse on how Russian Vladimir Lenin was the Father of […]