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David Strom in WSJ: Minnesotans Shrug Off the Shutdown

Great News: David Strom is back as a policy fellow with the Minnesota Free Market Institute. Here is some vintage David Strom humour and wisdom on the reaction of most Minnesotans to the Shutdown (the Wall Street Journal has set up a pay wall; out of respect for the WSJ’s right to charge for excellent content while being frugal non-profit, we will work on a link to the entire article): Minnesotans Shrug Off the Shutdown: The unavailability of beer, cigarettes and fishing licenses seemed to annoy them the most.

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Is this the Final Shutdown Weekend?

Here is a link to Governor Dayton’s offer letter today. Gary Gross from Let Freedom Ring had some good observations, including details about former Minnesota Free Market policy fellow King Banaian’s reforms, on the negotiations to end the Shutdown: Is Our Long National Embarrassment Really Over? Maybe. Mitch Berg calls it a Win for the […]

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Dayton and Obama: Same Refrain of Tax the Rich. But Have Republicans Failed to Make Their Case?

Governor Dayton and President Obama have an awful lot in common ideologically. And the debate going on in Washington sure sounds a lot like the one we are having here in Minnesota. Did Minnesotans get what they voted for?

While “Tax the Rich” is a tired liberal refrain, maybe “No New Taxes” is tired, as well.

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