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Jon Daniel, angry young man, and Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria. (The mayor's photo is on the right, if you couldn't tell.)
Dan Cox April 20, 2014 at 05:55 pm
Mayor Ardis, in my opinion you need a swift kick in the ass, for wasting tax payers money for yourRead More own Gestapo Police Action. I have forwarded the Tweet to several hundred people and we want this baby to go viral... so hang that one where the sun don't shine.
The Other Christine April 20, 2014 at 08:28 pm
Last time I checked, slander and libel were civil cases that didn't involve police raids.
seer. April 20, 2014 at 11:28 pm
Glad to see this is getting national attention- these petty bureaucrats and their taxpayer-fundedRead More goon squads and corrupt judges need to wake up to the reality that they have lit a fuse that cannot be extinguished
Minnesotanative January 26, 2014 at 08:57 am
Interesting when in our own community the police look the other way and allow pot dealers fromRead More another country do their thing. Why not regulate it and get the tax money? It will guarantee that it is a good clean organic variety and we would benefit from the taxes on it. Colorado and Washington and California( medical Marijuana) will be watched closely on this issue.
Eric Anondson January 26, 2014 at 10:40 am
Let's start with reforming drug sentencing around marijuana. It is a true minority of people thatRead More think our drug sentencing minimums are sane and are doing more societal good than societal harm. They are out of all proportion. And then when we fix drug sentencing minimums, we should retroactively revise sentences to all those in Minnesota prisons for drug violations. I'm not convinced "medical marijuana" should be the first hurdle to jump to changing the state's drug policy, we know everything medicinal in "medical marijuana" and regulated and is available over-the-counter by prescription already.
Minnesotanative January 27, 2014 at 10:41 am
Leslie, You stopped me as i entered a DFL event and bad mouth Gov Dayton because he opposed this. ItRead More appears to me that Gov Dayton is taking a guarded, rational approach to this issue. I am happy he is wanting more research on the entire issue. I think he will change his mind on this after the facts are out. But your approach is too extreme. Take some demeanor from Scott Dibble. H
Lumberjack Days. Patch file photo
Susan January 26, 2014 at 08:11 am
Haha! Funny, Darcie.
Tank Murdoch January 26, 2014 at 08:59 am
You are kidding -right?
John Vollmar February 1, 2014 at 09:16 am
Wow. Anyone who knows the history of the timber industry knows what this means. I can't believeRead More someone took this to such an extreme! I like the name. They chose it. END OF STORY.
onefastdoggie January 23, 2014 at 07:10 am
So the dome was good enough for the Vikings, but not so for the Twins. Build them a field you cried,Read More and you the tax payer did. The dome is good enough for the Vikings but not so for the Gophers. Build them a field you cried, and you the tax payer did. What is wrong with you folks from Minnesota, I mean what is your deal? Karl, you do know you bought the other 2 stadiums right? Is that it, your pissed because you already bought 2 stadiums for 2 crappy teams and you just cannot handle one more? I guess I could see your point then, but you have to come out and say that.
Mike K. January 23, 2014 at 12:13 pm
Why didn't the Pohlads and Wilfs go get a loan to build their projects just like everyone else hasRead More to? Because....they use their wealth to buy political favors and get free taxpayer money instead! Also, let's not forget which newspaper owns the majority of the land in this redevelopment and that has been very vocal supporters of the project. Hint: they have a very elderly multi-multi-multi millionaire who somehow thinks he is still relevant.
Leslie Davis January 25, 2014 at 12:19 am
It wouldn't have happened on my watch. Leslie Davis ECHO PRESS Alexandria, Minnesota January 24,Read More 2014 Leslie Davis announces governor candidacy Leslie Davis of Minneapolis has announced his candidacy for Minnesota governor. Born in 1937, Davis is a U.S. Army veteran, father of four grown children and is founder/president of Earth Protector Companies. Now affiliated with the DFL, he will run in the DFL primary this August. “Right now, many Minnesotans are losing jobs, homes, farms, and retirement funds, and many middle class families are being thrown into poverty as fuel, food, housing, medical care and education costs soar,” Davis said. For more information, visit www.LeslieDavis.org
Mike B. January 22, 2014 at 03:31 pm
The Capitol does not have enough Civil War art. And I would correct the author. It was really theRead More War against Northern Aggression, as Lincoln and the northerners started the war against the South, who were correct in standing up to the North for states' rights.
Dan Peterson January 23, 2014 at 08:10 am
It has been fine for a hundred years. In fact very fine. Leave it that way.
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SomeGuy January 17, 2014 at 09:30 am
By that logic, the state should not regulate youth and alcohol or prescription drugs. KnownRead More health risks associated with overuse - regulation makes sense for minors.
Brandi Stillings January 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
No the state, or government should not have to limit a person's right to do anything. Tanning is theRead More least of our worries. I hate to go on a rant, but look at everything else they can control. It's becoming a dictatorship rather than a democracy. Now, they are drug testing random public school students, demanding we pay outrageous prices for prescriptions, tanning isn't the issue here. Taking away our right to do what we can is wrong. Although, it is unhealthy and teens should know better by now, the most we can do is educate them not demand change.
Tank Murdoch January 17, 2014 at 12:40 pm
Hey kids can get stoned legally in some States, why not take a tan too
Aiple property, Stillwater. Patch file photo
Robert McManus January 14, 2014 at 04:22 pm
At least $700 million toward destroying our river and it's environs and only a few million towardRead More preservation? This is why things are as screwed up in the world as they are and getting worse…
yomammy January 16, 2014 at 06:15 am
wow--take your lefty\tree hug blinders off
Robert McManus January 16, 2014 at 10:08 am
As long as you take your right wing/planet is here for us to rape blinders off…
Susan January 15, 2014 at 08:16 am
So, if it's my choice, mammy, then my doctor should give me (prescriptions?) anything I want orRead More provide any treatment I request?
Susan January 15, 2014 at 08:17 am
If my kid has a skinned knee, should the doctor honor my misguided request to amputate the leg aboveRead More the knee?
Susan January 15, 2014 at 08:19 am
If my child were exhibiting signs of a mental illness and I request that he get a lobotomy, shouldRead More the medical professionals oblige?
Rep. Joe Atkins (DFL-District 52B)
Roy Roscoe January 12, 2014 at 08:23 am
Even the suggestion is laughable. Who elects theses yo-yos? If it was a good idea he should patentRead More it and get rich.
Susie Mantigue January 12, 2014 at 11:39 am
Great idea and easy fix
Markus January 12, 2014 at 03:59 pm
Once again a politician with a solution in search of a problem. IPhone's already have this featureRead More proving one more time (as if we needed any more proof) that the private market is more capable of meeting consumer's needs than the completely inept government. The fact that the government is so inept is somewhat comforting in light of the NSA's dubious and nefarious activities. http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Apple-to-add-kill-switches-to-iPhones-4592450.php
Minnesota Senator Karin Housley. Photo: Minnesota Legislature
Irving December 27, 2013 at 09:59 am
You are on fire Roy! Awesome analysis and exploration of the implications. I hadn't thought aboutRead More someone cornering the market on votes and then turning around and selling them. Something like an escrow mechanism could evolve so that the an owner of the vote could still exercise some level of control if the an owner chooses to use the escrow-like service. One thing that occurs to me is that swing voters would have higher value votes. Both the religious left and religious right who simply can't conceive of voting for a different party would have worthless votes. Votes having value would put pressure on inflexible voters to possibly consider expressing a wider range of opinions - even pretending to believe something can have a powerful affect.
Irving December 27, 2013 at 10:01 am
I have never written as awesome a statement as 'a person could sell in increments to arbitrage theRead More temporal element of the fluctuating vote price'. That's incredible, and it's a really interesting possibility.
Roy Roscoe December 27, 2013 at 08:59 pm
It would sure make election night a lot more interesting! And it would make politicians beholden.Read More Nobody ever forgets when they actually paid cash for something and it didn't get delivered as promised. They will likely never shop at the same "store" again. Which means the politician or his party would not be able to buy votes as easily in the future. In addition, his opponent can buy cheaper. So there would be a multiplied effect on the competitive advantage or disadvantage. No polls would be needed because price and volume of trades would be a better indicator of how voters are valuing the worth of candidates.