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Minnesotanative January 26, 2014 at 08:57 am
Interesting when in our own community the police look the other way and allow pot dealers fromRead More another country do their thing. Why not regulate it and get the tax money? It will guarantee that it is a good clean organic variety and we would benefit from the taxes on it. Colorado and Washington and California( medical Marijuana) will be watched closely on this issue.
Eric Anondson January 26, 2014 at 10:40 am
Let's start with reforming drug sentencing around marijuana. It is a true minority of people thatRead More think our drug sentencing minimums are sane and are doing more societal good than societal harm. They are out of all proportion. And then when we fix drug sentencing minimums, we should retroactively revise sentences to all those in Minnesota prisons for drug violations. I'm not convinced "medical marijuana" should be the first hurdle to jump to changing the state's drug policy, we know everything medicinal in "medical marijuana" and regulated and is available over-the-counter by prescription already.
Minnesotanative January 27, 2014 at 10:41 am
Leslie, You stopped me as i entered a DFL event and bad mouth Gov Dayton because he opposed this. ItRead More appears to me that Gov Dayton is taking a guarded, rational approach to this issue. I am happy he is wanting more research on the entire issue. I think he will change his mind on this after the facts are out. But your approach is too extreme. Take some demeanor from Scott Dibble. H
onefastdoggie January 23, 2014 at 07:10 am
So the dome was good enough for the Vikings, but not so for the Twins. Build them a field you cried,Read More and you the tax payer did. The dome is good enough for the Vikings but not so for the Gophers. Build them a field you cried, and you the tax payer did. What is wrong with you folks from Minnesota, I mean what is your deal? Karl, you do know you bought the other 2 stadiums right? Is that it, your pissed because you already bought 2 stadiums for 2 crappy teams and you just cannot handle one more? I guess I could see your point then, but you have to come out and say that.
Mike K. January 23, 2014 at 12:13 pm
Why didn't the Pohlads and Wilfs go get a loan to build their projects just like everyone else hasRead More to? Because....they use their wealth to buy political favors and get free taxpayer money instead! Also, let's not forget which newspaper owns the majority of the land in this redevelopment and that has been very vocal supporters of the project. Hint: they have a very elderly multi-multi-multi millionaire who somehow thinks he is still relevant.
Leslie Davis January 25, 2014 at 12:19 am
It wouldn't have happened on my watch. Leslie Davis ECHO PRESS Alexandria, Minnesota January 24,Read More 2014 Leslie Davis announces governor candidacy Leslie Davis of Minneapolis has announced his candidacy for Minnesota governor. Born in 1937, Davis is a U.S. Army veteran, father of four grown children and is founder/president of Earth Protector Companies. Now affiliated with the DFL, he will run in the DFL primary this August. “Right now, many Minnesotans are losing jobs, homes, farms, and retirement funds, and many middle class families are being thrown into poverty as fuel, food, housing, medical care and education costs soar,” Davis said. For more information, visit www.LeslieDavis.org
Mike B. January 22, 2014 at 03:31 pm
The Capitol does not have enough Civil War art. And I would correct the author. It was really theRead More War against Northern Aggression, as Lincoln and the northerners started the war against the South, who were correct in standing up to the North for states' rights.
Dan Peterson January 23, 2014 at 08:10 am
It has been fine for a hundred years. In fact very fine. Leave it that way.
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SomeGuy January 17, 2014 at 09:30 am
By that logic, the state should not regulate youth and alcohol or prescription drugs. KnownRead More health risks associated with overuse - regulation makes sense for minors.
Brandi Stillings January 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
No the state, or government should not have to limit a person's right to do anything. Tanning is theRead More least of our worries. I hate to go on a rant, but look at everything else they can control. It's becoming a dictatorship rather than a democracy. Now, they are drug testing random public school students, demanding we pay outrageous prices for prescriptions, tanning isn't the issue here. Taking away our right to do what we can is wrong. Although, it is unhealthy and teens should know better by now, the most we can do is educate them not demand change.
Tank Murdoch January 17, 2014 at 12:40 pm
Hey kids can get stoned legally in some States, why not take a tan too
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Tank Murdoch January 16, 2014 at 03:26 pm
Got poverty? Welcome to Onamanomics. It's everywhere
Jesus Christ February 7, 2014 at 01:22 pm
How IS it that conservatives have so utterly failed to produce candidates who appeal to the AmericanRead More people? It's because conservative policies are wrong and harmful. And why are conservative policies wrong and harmful? Because conservative base their strategies and tactics on hysterical fantasy, denial, and delusion. Over and over and over again. How many folks out there notice that "conservatives" claim that there has been no authentic conservative nominated for President since Reagan (because they were all disasters) and they also renounce their current Republican leaders as liberals and yet they claim that conservatism is superior to any other ideology? If conservatives are so great, why can't any of them get into the GOP's leadership or nominated for President? The answer is simple. The majority of real Americans are not insane
Tank Murdoch February 7, 2014 at 07:48 pm
Wrong and harmful; well consider with Obamanomics we have record Americans in poverty, using foodRead More stamps and joblessness. Wealth gaps have exploded since 2009 to historic highs. , and with these high unaffordable energy prices Obama has mastered the art of destroying the middle class
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Larry Fisk January 1, 2013 at 05:59 pm
Rainbow Ad said they reopened at 8:00 A.M. today.
Hannah Gruber (Editor) January 2, 2013 at 01:35 am
Thanks Larry. I spoke with them about a week and a half ago and they had said they were going to beRead More closed, but the employee must have been mistaken. I'll update the story.
Dave January 3, 2013 at 04:38 pm
Why is this story running again on January 3rd? I'm I missing something?
David F November 24, 2013 at 12:08 pm
If you are looking for something more controversial I can discuss the poor overview of residentialRead More construction sites in Edina. The number of new construction sites has gone from a few houses just a few years ago to over 50 currently yet the city staff has only been increased by 1 person to handle surprising the development of all these houses. Without getting into size, height and inside code issues I am referring to the mess construction companies make in our neighborhoods in the streets and adjoining properties. Issues of torn up streets that are not repaired in a timely basis as required by code and use of streets as staging areas for heavy construction equipment and materials. The city should be held accountable for its poor job of monitoring these sites for code enforcement.
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