Neel Kashkari benched!

February 24, 2023

Called on the carpet by the Big Fed

Mourning opportunities lost, a reprise

October 18, 2016

Below the bubbles is a story I wrote in the wake of the 2014 elections and the DFL’s loss of the Minnesota House of Representatives. One of the things I predicted — although it wasn’t that hard — was this: My friends, you can look forward another [2016] election cycle just like the last [2014] one, only […]

Miscellany: Tomassoni edition (1-24)

January 24, 2015

He’s Exhibit A in the Range DFL’s sense of government entitlement

Mourning opportunities lost

November 18, 2014

I refer to opportunities lost during the DFL’s Golden Age, that is, the last two legislative sessions. Opportunities that if seized would have improved the political environment considerably, but now are gone, and probably gone for a long time. Gee, I sound bitter. One big opportunity lost was a chance to pass a bill like SF1915 […]

It is entirely apt, I suppose

May 21, 2014

That the Institute for Justice got the injunction on behalf of money

Tempest, meet Teapot

January 17, 2014

More fodder for Ben’s sheltered workshop

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And now, on to the Senate

January 13, 2014

In the previous story about new campaign finance contribution limits, I discussed candidates for the Minnesota House. Just as in the case of the House, Under prior law, a candidate for the Senate could receive individual contributions of a maximum of $100 in a non-election year and $500 in an election year. Now, it’s $1,000 for the […]

Kurt Daudt

The Weekly Wrap 1-12

January 12, 2014

It’s that time when politicians running for office release their fundraising numbers, so that will be the majority of what appears in The Wrap™ this week. ♣ First up, State Senator Dave Thompson: State Sen. Dave Thompson of Lakeville, one of six Republican candidates for governor, said his campaign raised more than $120,000 last year […]

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I think I am maxed out, Representative

January 9, 2014

Oh, hey, not a problem!

Ben Golnik’s special Christmas vapors

December 23, 2013

Bringing you the very best in not news!

Perhaps now we can get to the bottom of this

June 24, 2013

Did Dave work hard for the money?

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Little things mean a lot

May 28, 2013

In campaign finance law, that is