Convention Update, MN Surplus, Fed. Sequestration

Dear Friends, I was pleased that Kanabec County Republican Convention was very well attended with about 60-70 delegates, alternates, and guests.  Our goal is to have as many people as possible informed on the issues and involved in our party.  Convention attendees and guests heard Phil Krinkie, President of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota, explain his […]

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Dayton’s leadership style reactionary in nature

Dear Friends, I read an editorial in the Mpls paper, “Dayton’s first-year marks are high“, and felt compelled to respond. I was limited to 250 words but could have written more. I don’t know if it will be published. The following is what I submitted. Roger To the Editor: As a first term legislator, I […]

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Mobile Millionaires

Wall Street Journal March 12, 2010 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703976804575114241782001262.html?mod=djemEditorialPage_h Income tax rates go up, rich taxpayers vanish. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is the latest Democrat to demand a tax increase, this week proposing to raise the state’s top marginal individual income tax rate to 4% from 3%. He’d better hope this works out better than it has […]

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We’re Suffering from Sticker Shock!

The grocery store is more expensive. The thermostat is more expensive. Clothing is more expensive. A burger and fries is more expensive. Bacon is more expensive. The gas station is more expensive. Energy Costs +12.8% Fruits & Vegetables +14% Butter +19.6% Coffee & Tea +8.2% Ground Beef +9.8% Pork +9.9% Eggs +4.5% Potatoes +5.9% Governor […]

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We're Suffering from Sticker Shock!

The grocery store is more expensive. The thermostat is more expensive. Clothing is more expensive. A burger and fries is more expensive. Bacon is more expensive. The gas station is more expensive. Energy Costs +12.8% Fruits & Vegetables +14% Butter +19.6% Coffee & Tea +8.2% Ground Beef +9.8% Pork +9.9% Eggs +4.5% Potatoes +5.9% Governor […]

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100% Pro-Life & Pro-Family

Married to Barb for 37 years – Father of 4 – Grandfather of 4 My Life-long Commitment: Protect Life from Conception to Natural Death. Protect Marriage & Family Values. No Compromise.     JOBS!!! Reduce Government Intervention-Improve the Business Climate Allow Businesses to Invest in Personnel & Equipment, NOT in Taxes and Fees. LOWER THE COSTS of doing […]

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100% Pro-Life & Pro-Family

Married to Barb for 37 years – Father of 4 – Grandfather of 4 My Life-long Commitment: Protect Life from Conception to Natural Death. Protect Marriage & Family Values. No Compromise.     JOBS!!! Reduce Government Intervention-Improve the Business Climate Allow Businesses to Invest in Personnel & Equipment, NOT in Taxes and Fees. LOWER THE COSTS of doing […]

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On the Issues: Education

1. I SUPPORT SMALL TOWN PUBLIC EDUCATION- I will fight the metro liberals for equal funding-not all of our money needs to go to metro schools. 2. I SUPPORT OUR TEACHERS- Lets face the facts-We need discipline in our military, business and our families. How can we expect our schools to succeed without discipline? I […]

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On the Issues: Priority #1

Jobs Creation – Improve the Business Climate Lets get our JOBS MACHINE up & running again! To do this we need to allow businesses to be able to invest in hiring personnel & purchasing equipment, not in taxes and fees. I will work to LOWER THE COSTS of doing business in Minnesota 1. Lower Business […]

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Happy Independence Day

I hope you enjoy the day with family and friends, but I encourage you to take a moment to think about what we have thanks to the actions of those who came before us. Many of you may have read the e-mail that has been circulating for over a decade regarding the hardships suffered by […]

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