letters

To the editor There are 535 senators and representatives in congress, but recently we saw less than 10 percent of them almost throw our country over the cliff! They orchestrated shutting down our federal government for over two weeks for no apparent reason that bears scrutiny! This is the same mentality of 8th District CD [...]

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To the editor Another respectful rebuttal is needed to last week’s letter writer who, once again, voiced strong support for tax increases on Chisago County families with a false belief that support for local schools can only be achieved through $3 billion in tax/fee increases plus additional local tax increases. In early October another $636 [...]

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To the editor I am infuriated that the liberal Democrat’s local hack was at it again with the same old uninformed criticism of Rep. Bob Barrett. My anger made me call Rep. Barrett to see if she has ever contacted him prior to her uninformed public rants. She never has. Rather than running to the [...]

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To the editor Last week Rep. Barrett and another writer responded to a previous letter, which addressed how he voted for the education bill but not the tax bill that funded it. Neither response actually responded to the fact that Rep. Barrett voted to increase education funding but not pay for it.  School funding is [...]

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To the editor With criticisms of “not understanding the process”, it’s obvious last week’s letter (“Barrett is closing the gate…”) was written from suggestions within the St. Paul liberal political playbook. The “process” over the last year, with one-party control of government, has resulted in tax increases on everyone in Minnesota. Remember when these same [...]

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To the editor The writer’s criticisms last week of Representative Bob Barrett’s continuing opposition to the  stadium and Mr. Barrett’s no votes on both the stadium bill and the tax bill was nothing more than the same old, tired, familiar DFL party line. Forty of 60 DFLers voted to make the New Jersey billionaire much [...]

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