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Minnesotans: "Let's not do that again"
11-07-2012, 10:32 AM
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Minnesotans: "Let's not do that again"
Yesterday the DFL (Democratic-Farmer-Labor party) took back the Minnesota state house and Minnesota state senate. Republicans had won both house and senate in 2010, having run on a platform of "Jobs, Jobs, Jobs." Instead, what the people of Minnesota got was a state government shutdown in 2011, anti-gay-Marriage and voter-id amendments to vote on, and a $100,000 Republican sex scandal that the taxpayers are paying for.

When the Minnesota GOP took both house and senate in 2010, the last time the GOP had held both state entities was 40 years ago prior.

During the past two years, Minnesotans have had Mark Dayton (DFL) as governor whose approval rating is relatively high (53%/33%). Having a democratic governor was the only thing stopping a Wisconsin-style Scott Walker situation.

As of Tuesday, the Minnesota house is Democratic, the Minnesota senate is Democratic, and the marriage and voter-ID amendments have been rejected.

Minnesotans, and anyone who has ever lived there, visited there, or even had passing thoughts about the state, breathe a collective sigh of relief. Now, with Governor Dayton and the DFL legislature, they can get some work done.

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11-07-2012, 11:10 AM
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RE: Minnesotans: "Let's not do that again"
Nice! Bounce

Not as clear here in NH, though Democrats made gains and will not have to put up with the legislature overriding a veto from the new Democratic Governor. Cool

Confirmed, Fox "news" makes you stupid

The ones you are noticing are more terrified than anything else. They are lashing out because they are comfortable; and to acknowledge what is happening is a threat to that comfort. Ignore them, for they are not the voices that will rise in the coming days, months and years. They are not the voices of our collected humanity. They are the old voices of fear and impotence. - Anonymous
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