Demmer: MN Bonding Bill

In letter by Bruce Kaskubar0 Comments

This is a letter to constituents from Representative Randy Demmer of Minnesota house district 29A. Hello from St. Paul, On March 11, the Minnesota House again approved a bonding bill that would have borrowed $1 billion to fund construction projects across the state.  As I’ve stated before, I would support a limited bonding bill that takes care of our core state investment priorities, such as road and bridge repair, maintenance projects at our colleges, utility infrastructure, and flood mitigation. However the House majority did not agree, and was willing to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars on projects clearly outside the scope of our basic statewide needs.  The Governor has exercised his line item veto authority and reduced the bill to $680 million. So why are we finding …

The danger to America is not Barack Obama

In commentary by Bruce Kaskubar0 Comments

The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the presidency. It will be easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails us. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who …