The Minnesota Republic

Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

March 10, 2014

America's infrastructure is in disrepair, and increasing funding for it is one of the most legitimate uses of federal funds. President Obama came to St. Paul to unveil his new plan to increase funding for road and public transportation projects across the country. Transportation funding receives a goo...

Snow, Cold, and Icy Roads

Snow, Cold, and Icy Roads

March 10, 2014

The Twin Cities Metro has seen some of the snowiest and coldest days in recent memory. If it isn’t snowing it is too cold to snow. Minnesotans have become accustomed to half-hour commutes taking three hours during snow falls, but over the last week of February, the situation became much more unbearable. Afte...

State of the Union Falls Flat

State of the Union Falls Flat

January 31, 2014

President Obama’s most recent State of the Union address was nothing but a rehash of the president’s famously empty rhetoric. The speech was often times reminiscent of motivational speakers who sound great, but when you pay close attention, they speak of nothing but overused platitudes. Railing ag...

Sen. Rubio and Rand at CPAC 2013

Sen. Rubio and Rand at CPAC 2013

April 5, 2013

Reinventing,re-energizing and rebuilding were popular euphemisms used at CPAC 2013. Many speakers called for more unity in the Republican party. They blamed the Party’s poor performance on a lack of Party cohesion. Also, many called for growing the tent, and they cited hard-line platform issues as...

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