Sunday, February 13, 2011

What Did Al Franken Say?

 Well, I recently came across some of Liberal Senator Al Franken's schemes and thought it might be amusing (or maybe not amusing) to post them.  I have taken the liberty to disable any links to other pages, so have fun folks!

Here are some of Al's ventures and foibles:

Al Franken said these things over a period of several months:
Al: repealing healthcare would be a mistake
Comcast-NBC merger will increase cable prices and stifle competition
biofuel producers get grant to expand, creating jobs and reducing dependence on foreign oil
 I believe we are facing a growing threat of corporate control on the flow of information in our country 
 The Comcast-NBC merger is bad for consumers and bad for the Internet
 After hitting it off after the election, Al will mentor freshman Senator Rand Paul
Al talks healthcare, ethanol, education and his credit rating agency amendment
Al tours Viracon to discuss #jobs, #energy codes and international #trade in the glass industry 
#Comcast already preparing to pull #NBC Universal content from Netflix?
The decision made by the FCC & DOJ is a "tremendous disappointment" protecting corporate interests 
Al on Comcast-NBC: What we see today is an effort by the FCC to appease the very companies it’s charged with regulating
#education testing methods need modernization 
Grand Forks Herald editor reflects on his convesation with Al
The GOP plan to repeal heath care "doesn't make sense," won't pass in the Senate
We need to create an atmosphere where bullying isn't accepted in our schools 
 Comcast-NBC merger a big disappointment -- find out how to help Al fight back 
Bad news for consumers: Comcast-NBC approved. Al is fighting back -- find out how you can help!
Check out Al's op-ed: Small banks & businesses can benefit from new Small Business Lending Fund
MN has the resources to be a biotechnology center, leading to high value #jobs 
In his speech at NetrootsNation MN, Al discusses the necessity of & the danger of the Comcast/NBC merger
Franken to feds: Want new road signs? Help pay for 'em.
 Small biz manufacturing and rural jobs will help with economic recovery
44,521 ppl have co-signed Al's open letter fighting the Comcast/NBC merger in last 24hrs
The Comcast/NBC merger would be a "disaster" for customers
Al celebrates groundbreaking at the Kittson Cty canola plant that will help boost local economy
Al discusses new training programs at NCTC in Thief River Falls »
Growing small businesses will help to create new jobs
the tragedy in AZ won't stop those in Congress from doing their jobs and meeting with constituents
Health reform has already cut costs & removed barriers for Minnesotans; let's not repeal …
New food safety law will prevent foodborne illnesses and save lives »
Al's proposed change to filibuster rules would help non-controversial legislation move faster  
Al wants to put the burden on the minority to continue a filibuster not on the majority to stop it:
I sincerely hope the FCC will make significant improvements to their net neutralityproposal before Tuesday's vote
Star Tribune: Sen. Franken: An unseemly but necessary deal on taxes
Al on repealing DADT: "We've cleared the pathway to right a major injustice."
Al: The FCC's proposal needs major revisions and may do more harm than doing nothing at all.
Al calls on FCC to fix net neutrality proposal or nix it  
Al: "I am deeply disheartened by the Senate's failure to repeal don’t ask don’t tell
Al: "I'm not happy with extending tax cuts on millionaires and billionaires »»»
Al joins Dems in pressing the administration to protect ANWR
Al meets with principal and kindergartners at Apple Valley School 
Al, you got your bunny suit on for the kids, eh?  Quite an outfit for a kindergarten class, eh?

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