If the phrase “sure thing” can be applied anywhere in politics, it might be appropriate in a small part of St. Paul, including Falcon Heights and a swath of territory north of Interstate 94.
Sooner or later, you’re going to become a statistic. At some point in your life, you could find yourself in an automobile accident. You might get cancer, or be struck by lightning. You might win a game show, or the lottery, or be elected to political office. My husband and I became statistics last year. We held one of the 23,019 mortgages in Minnesota that were foreclosed in 2009.
For God's sake (or at least for St. Peter's sake), could just a few good legislators in those anti-tax straitjackets please listen to and heed former Gov. Al Quie, a Christian conservative of uncommon common sense and compassion?
A staff writer and a freelance writer for the St. Paul Capitol Report and Politics in Minnesota won first-place awards Thursday night in the Minnesota Newspaper Association's 2009-2010 Better Newspaper Contest.
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