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Tag: budget
  • Government — Source of the Good Life?

    The Minnesota state government shutdown has provoked many to voice their opinions.  To be certain, there is no shortage of crazy things being said in the Gopher State.  However, the most ridiculous statement I have heard yet came from the CEO of Campbell Mithun, Steve Wehrenberg.  Wehrenberg was quoted in the Star Tribune saying, “you can’t really create a ‘good life’ …

  • Government Funds More than Just NASA

    Today marked a moment in history — the 135th and final space mission of NASA. I find it ironic that the United States government spends approximately $663 billion a year on overseas military endeavors, yet NASA is the cut they choose to make in the budget.  While the government should not be involved with other countries’ …

  • Why I Support the Minnesota Government Shutdown

    Back in April, the debate was whether or not the Federal government would shut down amidst the bitter budget dispute that continues to be a problem to this day. Eventually, the government passed an 11th hour deal that kept the government operating until a long-term budget was agreed upon. Leading up to that shutdown, many …