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Taxpayers League of Minnesota

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Taxpayers League's poll says majority of Minneapolis opposes Vikings stadium plan

    Would you want to go down in history as the city official known for running the Vikings out of Minnesota? Probably not. But what if a majority of your city's residents stood behind you when you voted "no"?This morning, just two days before the Minneapolis City Council is expected to rubber-stamp the ... More >>

  • Feature

    May 28, 2008

    Mike Wigley

    The Taxman

  • Feature

    May 28, 2008

    The 10 most powerful Minnesota Republicans

    These GOPfathers are the power brokers you've never heard of

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    Revolving Door to Keep Spinning

    Minnesota's state Senate today failed to pass a bill that would have prohibited lawmakers from lobbying at the Legislature for one year after they leave office. The bill, which failed on a vote of 33-33, was sponsored by Roseville Sen. John Marty, faithful author of years of good-government legislat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2006

    Mission Creep at the Taxpayers League

    Why did the League's online newsletter implicitly endorse the $300 billion we have spent to wage war in Iraq?

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2005

    We don't need no public education

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    Paul Dorr, the political consultant an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2005

    Taxpayers League on stadium: "Well-organized theft"

    We hate to give any virtual ink to the Taxpayers League of Minnesota, given that their starve-the-beast ideology has become one of the many hollow mantras for the 21st Century. But credit is due: The league has been consistently against public dollars going for private stadiums.

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2005

    Anti-Tax Talk Is Cheap. Education Isn't

    In a piece printed on Wednesday's op-ed page of the Star Tribune, Rep. Mark Buesgens (R-Jordan) fulminated with a forked tongue. The premise of Buesgens' diatribe was that it was indeed better to shut down state government than cave in to the budgetary priorities of "former governors and other burea ... More >>

  • News

    April 20, 2005

    Screwing Joe Lunchbucket

    In Pawlenty's Minnesota, regular guys get squeezed, fat cats get off easy

  • News

    March 9, 2005

    Killer Moths Attack Strib!

    Hugh Hewitt makes an enemy's list--Strib #2

  • News

    February 9, 2005
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    January 19, 2005

    Minnesota Eats Itself

    Another Pawlenty budget, another round of bloodletting

  • News

    November 10, 2004

    Election Day's Checkpoint Charlies

    Though the Minnesota vote went smoothly, paranoia and antagonism were one of the stories of the day

  • News

    October 27, 2004

    From Madam Secretary to Cruella DeVil?

    If you want to bungle an election, look to a professional

  • News

    October 27, 2004

    Mary's Election Posse

    Kiffmeyer's "friends and family" election observer corps stirs controversy

  • Columns

    October 20, 2004

    The War at Home

    Derail the vote 2004: A Karl Rove production

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Some Things About Mary

    Her critics say she's a party hack. She prefers to be called madam secretary.

  • Columns

    September 8, 2004

    Voter Games

    CP'S voter sign-up "scandal": Conspiracy? Friends having a laugh? What's the difference?

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    Capitol Offenses

    State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons

  • News

    May 7, 2003
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    January 16, 2002

    United They Sit

    Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    The View from Here

    The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.

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