Friday, July 01, 2005

Deep thoughts on the upper Mississippi government shutdown

"Government is not a solution to our problem, government is the problem." —Ronald Reagan

"Minnesota doesn't have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem." —Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty

"Go ahead, make my day." —Detective Harry Callahan in Sudden Impact

"No, shut them all down!" —C3PO in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

"Turn if off! Turn if off! TURN IT OFF!!!" —Jake VanDorn in Hardcore

"Special sessions/Consider legislative revisions"Star Tribune

(For those who missed the Minnesota culture reference: "Upper Mississippi Shakedown" by Pat Hayes and Bruce McCabe, performed by the Lamont Cranston Band)

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