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Senate candidate vote is a ‘no-brainer’

Letter to the editor
2012-10-10T00:00:00Z Senate candidate vote is a ‘no-brainer’By Jacque Best Helena Independent Record
October 10, 2012 12:00 am  • 

As a native-born and educated Montanan and a 70-year resident, my heart is still in Big Sky Country.

This election Montanans have a clear choice in the Senate race. Incumbent Jon Tester or challenger Rep. Denny Rehberg.

The choice you make can easily decide the majority in the U.S. Senate for 2013 and beyond.

To me it’s a “no-brainer.” Obamacare passed the Senate by one vote. Jon Tester cast that vote. End of discussion!

Jacque Best

Rapid City, S.D.

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  1. catspaw
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    catspaw - October 13, 2012 1:29 pm
    Joke: How do you get a Dakotan to vote?

    Punchline: Tell then to stay stupid until a Republican makes a good choice.
  2. claudius
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    claudius - October 13, 2012 12:49 pm
    I see what Jacque means about "no-brainer."

    Maybe she should consider voting for the candidate who actually does use his brain - Sen Tester.

    We've seen how Mr Rehberg's "no-brain" approach works out. A ridiculous lawsuit against his own city's fire department, and a personal injury because he was too dumb or too drunk to stay out of a boat with a drunken driver.

    His record in the House is even more brainless.
  3. catspaw
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    catspaw - October 11, 2012 2:00 pm
    Those residents live in a rural district that almost always votes GOTP against their best interests. If Jesus himself ran as a Dem in a rural district he would lose.
  4. caribouboy
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    caribouboy - October 11, 2012 7:00 am
    Well those who no him best, Big Sandy residents, voted for Conrad Burns. That speaks volumes about Tester.
  5. jkc
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    jkc - October 10, 2012 7:42 pm
    Hey! Thanks for taking an interest in our state politics.... So, I'm confused. You're suggesting we send the no brainer guy back to DC? The guy that sued the city of Billings for a wildfire beyond their control? ...Displayed his unique logic that got him almost killed in a drunken boat crash late one night? ...Took a big, fancy trip to France to "study" nuclear 'uh uh uh' waste, when we don't even have a nuclear waste problem in our state!...that guy, really?

    No thanks! We'll be standing proud with Senator Jon Tester! He's the easy choice, the smart choice!...He even comes home every weekend to check on his constituency and the farm.

    But yer welcome to come back and enjoy our mountains and prairies and spend some money on souvenirs too!
  6. helenaprofessional
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    helenaprofessional - October 10, 2012 6:34 pm
    Yup, I couldn't agree more. Reelect Senator Tester!
  7. concerned1
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    concerned1 - October 10, 2012 2:16 pm
    get over yourself Jaque. There is no way of knowing exactly which vote came in last. Have you ever seen a senate vote occur? If you had you would know this.

    So what is your solution to the greedy insurance companies who drop people from coverage when a major medical incident occurs? Or who refuse to insure someone due to a pre-existing condition?

    And while your at it, explain to me why you all believe that it is acceptable for me and my family to pay an increased amount for OUR insurance premiums in order to make up for those who do not have any insurance coverage at all? Because that is what is happening.

    Lead or get out of the way!!
  8. catspaw
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    catspaw - October 10, 2012 1:44 pm
    Thank goodness Jackie does not live here anymore. I would say that the "born, educated, and heart in big sky country" comments are a dime a dozen are suspect at best.

    She can go back and stay in d-d-d-Dakota and kick things up there. Keep moving, we are all stocked up on crazy GOTPers here.

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