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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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Minneapolis “Game Changer”: Dems Push Wilfare for the Wealthy

Posted by on May 10, 2011 in Boondoggles, Minneapolis, StarTribune/Strib, Vikings, Wilfare | 3 comments

The $1-billion bail-out for Zygi Wilf and the Minnesota Vikings unveiled by Mayor R.T. Rybak and other Minneapolis officials at the Capitol...

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Vikings Stadium Boondoggle: Who Speaks for the Public?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2011 in Boondoggles, Uncategorized | 7 comments

Update: Read my most recent post on this topic right here. The Minnesota Vikings’ demand for a billion-dollar stadium financed...

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Dear “John:” Don’t Let the Door Hit You in the Patoot

Posted by on Feb 23, 2011 in Taxes | 2 comments

In a piece called, “The Trouble with Taxing the Rich,” Doug Tice at my ex-newspaper plays the violin today for a rich friend of...

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Minnesota’s Wealthiest: Pony Up and Shut Up

Posted by on Feb 16, 2011 in Mark Dayton, Taxes | 1 comment

Gov. Mark Dayton has gotten the richies and the righties (often, they are the same) in a tizzy by sticking to his campaign promises and...

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