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We are going to look back on this period...this legislative period...and wonder what the hell we were thinking?
We have infrastructure problems, maintenance problems, carbon emission problems...problems, problems, problems.
And we are not addressing them.
This is a representative democracy which means we count on those we elect to take care of the day to day needs of how the state operates. We do not elect them to do what we wish them to do, we elect them to do what we need them to do.
This 2016 legislative session is kind of a mess. None of the big issues are close to being resolved.
And the usual item which is regularly done during the election year session, namely the bonding bill, is caught up in more of that partisan wrangling we have gotten so used to when the MN GOP controls a branch of government.
But here is what is so hypocritical about the bonding process.