Matthew Kirkpatrick on March 24th, 2010

Two members of the Minnesota Legislature, Representative Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) and Senator Julianne Ortman (R-SD34), appeared on a debate on “The Almanac: At The Capitol.”  The debate revolved around the federal health care, et al., bill that was signed into law by President Obama yesterday.  While thirteen attorneys general, including the Democratic Attorney General from [...]

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Today, I sent the following message to my representative, Sandra Masin (DFL-38A) and my senator, Jim Carlson (DFL-38). “Rep. Masin / Sen. Carlson- Today, President Obama signed a health care bill into law that is unconstitutional.  Thirteen attorneys general immediately joined in a law suit against the federal government to assert the rights of their [...]

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Matthew Kirkpatrick on November 22nd, 2009

When I began writing this post, my intent was to provide a summary of the myriad of critiques, positive and negative, of AG Holder’s decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) in a civilian court in New York instead of before a military commission at Gitmo.  However, this morning, upon first reading David Beamer’s (father of [...]

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