Walz puts unions over vets

In commentary, news by Bruce Kaskubar0 Comments

About ten days ago, Tim Walz voted against H.R. 1259, the “VA Accountability First Act of 2017.” Overall, it passed. H.R. 1259’s purpose is to, “provide for the removal or demotion of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs based on performance or misconduct, and for other purposes.” This goes back to the travesties we heard about in recent years, of fake wait lists and other abuses of our veterans in the “care” of the VA. It is more difficult to rid the VA system of poorly performing staff members in part because of union rules. Apparently, as much as Walz says he holds veterans dear, he holds unions dearer. About a week ago, we asked him for an explanation of his “no” vote but have received no …

2016 Voter Guide

In commentary by Bruce Kaskubar

Our Olmsted Republican headquarters and Executive committee members often receive questions from voters regarding recommended candidates for various offices. Here, we have our formally endorsed Republican candidates and other mentioned candidates based on recommendations reached by discussions at our Executive and Central committees. Some recommended candidates are not included per their request. Some were not contacted and don’t know they’re on this list. These recommendations do not include every race to be seen on your ballot. To see a facsimile of the ballot you will see at your polling place, visit the Secretary of State’s My Ballot web site.We’ve been surprised to hear that some people think they have to vote for every item on the ballot or have their ballot discarded as spoiled. That is incorrect. Each voter can …

Radio Ads

In audio, commentary, news by wpContrib0 Comments

We’re running a radio ad on various stations for the election… Republicans hate puppies. Really? Mark Dayton and his Democratic special interest groups are filling the airwaves with attack ads claiming that our local Republican candidates hate just about everything. Women. Children. Schools. Trains. Why the bitterness? It’s simple. Democrats want more of your money and won’t be happy until they get it. Our local Republican candidates have stood their ground and helped you keep more of your hard-earned money. Vote Republican November 8th. Prepared and paid for by Olmsted GOP.