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Not Exactly, “Off With Their Heads!” Dayton Raises Taxes on Rich by 2 Percent.

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Mark Dayton, Minnesota, Tax Justice | 2 comments

This post was published originally by The UpTake, www.theuptake.org A somewhat gimpy Gov. Mark Dayton, walking gingerly after recent back...

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Will Minnesota Democrats Deliver on Their Pledge to Tax the Rich?

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Democrats/DFL, Mark Dayton, Tax Justice | 2 comments

From The UpTake, a timely question as Minnesota’s DFL Party takes control of the State Capitol for the first time since the days of...

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Minnesota: A Man’s Home is His Castle. And an Execution Chamber, Too.

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in Guns, Legislature, Mark Dayton, Minnesota | 23 comments

It probably doesn’t seem that the Thanksgiving Day killings of two teens in Little Falls, Minnesota, shot by a deranged but heavily...

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Minnesota Gov. Dayton Wakes From Long Nap, Asks “Whatever Happened to That Vikings Stadium Deal?”

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 in Boondoggles, Mark Dayton, State of Corruption | 5 comments

The governor of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, apparently was snoozing last May when he signed into law the legislation approving a...

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Stadium Scandal: A $1Billion Job For Mr. Inside

Posted by on Jun 22, 2012 in Boondoggles, Mark Dayton, Ted Mondale, Vikings | 7 comments

Despite how it may appear, I don’t enjoy being practically alone among alleged journalists in criticizing the way the $1B-plus...

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Daddy Dayton, Part II: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Open Appointment Process

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 in Boondoggles, Mark Dayton, Stadiums, Vikings, Wilfare | 11 comments

My recent post criticizing Gov. Mark Dayton’s appointment of a staff functionary to be chair of the new commission that will oversee...

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