Jeff Johnson responds to T-Paw’s pathetic TV ad

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From Jeff Johnson’s web site: (highly recommended for the whole story) Tim Pawlenty deliberately decided to take our primary race in a nasty (and dishonest) direction. … He poses four ridiculous allegations: Dishonest Claim #1: Jeff is a “tax and spend career politician.” Truth: I have a 95% lifetime rating with the Minnesota Taxpayers’ League (one of the highest in legislative history). I’ve signed the Minnesota Taxpayers’ Pledge not to raise taxes – Tim says he will not. I’ve NEVER voted to raise taxes and will veto any budget as governor that is larger than the last. Dishonest Claim #2: “As a Hennepin County Commissioner, Johnson didn’t just vote for a massive property tax increase, he proposed one.” Truth: In 2009, the county board set its maximum property …

Voter Data lawsuit update

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from the Minnesota Voters Alliance: Dear Friends, Last Friday, Ramsey County District Court Judge Jennifer Frisch heard oral arguments in our ‘voter data’ lawsuit; Minnesota Voters Alliance v Secretary of State Steve Simon, in front of a standing room only crowd! In our view, the hearing went extremely well for our side! Thanks to all of you who attended the hearing, and for your patience in enduring the seemingly never-ending jabberwocky from the Secretary’s counsel. Judge Frisch is expected to rule in the coming weeks. We’ll be putting together some video highlights for those of you who were unable to attend. Minnesota Voters Alliance v Secretary of State Steve Simon is a landmark case involving the Secretary’s refusal to provide the public with full voting information on every …

Obama took lying to new heights with the Iran deal

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Source: The Washington Post In other words, the Obama administration: (1) told Congress it would not allow Iran access to U.S. financial institutions; (2) issued a special license allowing Iran to do exactly that; (3) unsuccessfully pressured U.S. banks to help Iran; (4) lied to Congress and the American people about what it had done; (5) admitted in internal emails that these efforts “exceeded” U.S. obligations under the nuclear deal; (6) sent officials, including bank regulators, around the world to urge foreign financial institutions to do business with Iran; and (7) promised that they would get nothing more than a slap on the wrist for violating U.S. sanctions.