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Thank you! on Mar 11, 2009 in Housekeeping, MNpublius, NationalI have now transitioned completely to writing for MNpublius. Thank you all for your support of this blog — I’ve enjoyed writing it, and I hope you’ll all join me over at the new site. If you’re not already following
Deep thought on Mar 11, 2009 in Housekeeping, MNpublius, NationalOriginally posted to MNpublius. Does anyone even remember what it was like to have two Senators? (0) If you enjoyed this post, please visit my new home, MNpublius, or subscribe to the MNpublius RSS feed. Comments on the Daily Liberal are now cl.
Tracking the MN Legislature on Mar 11, 2009 in Housekeeping, MNpublius, NationalOriginally posted to MNpublius. On my previous blog, I started a practice that I intend to continue here — following important and/or interesting bills as they travel through the MN Legislature. I will compile all of the bil
The last time the Republicans had an idea on Mar 11, 2009 in Housekeeping, MNpublius, NationalOriginally posted to MNpublius. So far as I can tell, the most recently anyone in the GOP had a new idea was 1994. Since then, they’ve been rehashing the same old territory. For example, take John McCain, who is attempting to resurrect his leg.
Are liberals finally starting to learn how to play politics? on Mar 11, 2009 in Housekeeping, MNpublius, NationalOriginally posted to MNpublius. For those of you not familiar with my writing, a major obsession of mine is how bad liberals are at playing politics. Liberals are good at policy and bad at politics; Conservatives are great at politics, but their pol...
Our tax system holds back the poorest Minnesotans on Mar 10, 2009 in Housekeeping, MNpublius, NationalOriginally posted to MNpublius. The 2009 Minnesota Tax Incidence Study [PDF] is out, and it shows some serious problems with our tax system. In Minnesota, the bottom tenth pay twice as much of their income as the top tenth —