Blog Archive for 2012
December 11, 2012
How is it that Michigan is set to enact a right-to-work law? Does that mean it could be enacted in Minnesota?
December 3, 2012
It is a puzzle that one of Minnesota's largest pension funds is now admitting that it's in bad shape---after denying any serious problems for the last several years in public testimony before the state pension commission.
November 30, 2012
"Memo to Governor Dayton and President Obama - UK experiment on taxing the rich shows negative results.” As we have said many times before,
November 27, 2012
Kristi Rosenquist has a Guest Blog today: Today is a state-wide kickoff of a series of citizen forums advertised as asking Minnesotans their thoughts about the future of Minnesota's Environmental policies. The forums are sponsored by the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board (EQB).
November 26, 2012
Sometimes you just instinctively (and accurately) know something, as was the case the other day when I saw an Internet headline about how a number of victims of super storm Sandy had been victimized again. “NYC Sandy Victims looted over Thanksgiving,” the piece announced.
November 20, 2012
On Thanksgiving Day, we have plenty to be thankful for, including two things we bring together for the day: food and family. (At Chez Crockett, we include friends, as well, in hopes that our family will behave.)
November 16, 2012
We did it! THANK YOU to every person who gave to make our accomplishment possible (and to everyone else who endured our multiple emails). We passed our goal with the help of 88 kind patriots and raised a total of $22,718 in badly needed funds for the Center.
November 14, 2012
We are now in the hands of the DFL and the federal government will continue to influence if not dominate major state policies. What does this mean for Minnesota’s economic health?
A Few Budgetary, Rhetorical, Gastrointestinal, Honorable and Celebratory Thoughts on Running for President
November 3, 2012
There’s no question that publicly expressed worries about budget problems—most specifically, the nation’s impossible-to-fathom debt—have been more severe during this presidential campaign than perhaps any in my lifetime.
November 2, 2012
Starting sometime in the 1990s, the U.S. government, plus the European Union, aggressively took antitrust action against Microsoft. "We must act," said the smart ones in government. "If we don't, Microsoft will get too big, and control too much."