Minnesota Network for Progressive Action

About Comments
The mnpACT! blog welcomes all comments from visitors, which are immediately posted, but we also filter for spammers:
  • No active URLs or web links are allowed (use www.yourweb.com).
  • No drug or pharma- ceutical names are allowed.
  • Your comment "Name" must be one word with no spaces and cannot be an email address.
You should also note that a few IP addresses and homepage URLs have been banned from posting comments because they have posted multiple spam messages.

Please be aware we monitor ALL comments and reserve the right to delete obvious spam comments.

Politics Blogs - Blog Top Sites

Listed on BlogShares

site search

Site Meter
  Progressive Political Blog

Progressive Politics in Minnesota, the Nation, and the World

An Invitation To Talk: Nothing More, Nothing Less

Category: GOP House Republicans
Posted: 06/06/17 19:53

by Dave Mindeman

Apparently, this is quite the sinister letter.


It doesn't look like much to me, but the Republicans look at this and claim something quite forboding. The governor is coercing the legislature. He is using a power play to force them to the table.

Gosh, he even says that he "looks forward...to meet together."

How diabolical.

It would seem that the House Republicans think that everything is a conspiracy. That there is secondary and tertiary meanings behind everything written down.

The are not going to "fall" for it. They will be strong.

Well, it doesn't look too sinister to me. Dayton vetoed the legislative funding, sure. But for the one purpose of talking out some other differences. He signed the bills - he is forgoing a government shutdown. It is not an "or else" type letter. Just an invitation to talk.

But the House Republicans do not talk. They ultimatum. They threaten. They reneg. That is what they understand and they assume everybody does the same.

Get rid of the tin foil hats and have a cup of coffee with the governor.

What is the downside? You might agree on something?

Heaven forbid that thought.
comments (0) permalink


« June 2017 »
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30

Latest posts


(one year)




RSS Feeds

RSS 0.91
RSS 2.0

Powered by
Powered by SBlog
Copyright © Minnesota Network for Progressive Action. All rights reserved. Legal. Privacy Policy. Sitemap.