Minnesota lawmaker on probation for DWI pulled over

Full story: TwinCities.com

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A state lawmaker on probation for a drunken-driving offense was stopped Wednesday on a possible violation of court conditions barring alcohol use and drinking and driving.
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Give him an abortion

Minneapolis, MN

#23 Mar 17, 2011
Give the guy an abortion. He won't let the women have them.
Felons for Franken

Minneapolis, MN

#24 Mar 17, 2011
Senate president arrested on DWI charge

http://www.startribune.com/587/story/1200140....



"Drunk Feckless Liberals"

and not the first time...remember this??
http://www.mfc.org/contents/article.cfm...


and we citizens wonder IF there's a double standard.one for the citizens and one for the lawmakers. I wish they could get fired for doing stuff like this.
It appears Minnesota has become a sanctuary state for drunken legislators. Maybe we need to deport some.

independant

Stillwater, MN

#25 Mar 17, 2011
Dr Johnny Fever wrote:
I would like to know why he was pulled over in the first place.
read the article it will tell you
NO Accidents

Plymouth, MN

#26 Mar 17, 2011
He may be wearing Wiskey Plates.
Chuck

Saint Paul, MN

#27 Mar 17, 2011
AllenGivers wrote:
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FYI: Dayton has been sober for almost 22 years. What you need to say is that our Governor is a **** for battling depression and having to take medication for it, but then I know several thousand US Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen who are also. Do you like pointing out peoples flaws who battle and overcome and addiction? Is Emmer better or worse because he was caught, charged and found guilty of driving under the influence? It takes a greater man to overcome and be strong than it does to point another flaws out. You are not that greater man.
You're clueless. Dayton has acknowledged falling off the wagon. Take one look at those googly eyes darting around and you can see symptons of pill popping as well.
biased PP

Saint Paul, MN

#28 Mar 17, 2011
Where is the headline that says, "Rep. Mark Buesgens is a drunkard and a homeless"? This guy was actually convicted for drunk driving, his lost his actual house to foreclosure!

But guess what? White media will NEVER write such headlines for white politicians...but that's exactly what the Pioneer Press do all the time with minority officials.

“Free and Fair Elections”

Since: Jan 09

Zumbrota, MN

#29 Mar 17, 2011
This may be some good fortune for Rep. Buesgens. If he is chemically dependent, he may have simply "slipped" and will be able to get back to sobriety. If he had continued drinking longer, then it would be a relapse and many disastrous things could have happened.
Really Tired

Minneapolis, MN

#30 Mar 18, 2011
of all the hoopla regarding DWI in Minnesota!

Lawmakers routinely drink and drive while intoxicated, Rukavina, Buesgens, Emmer, Dayton, etc etc etc...

DWI is a non-issue!!

Just forget it..

Legalize drunk driving, IF it were legal there would be a flurry of DWI related deaths and then the drunks would all be dead and life would be simple.

Let the gene pool clean itself up.
artist36

Cottage Grove, MN

#31 Mar 18, 2011
Just one more example of "Having the right connections". We all know any ordinary citizen or one with a record for that matter would have gotten more than just a simple little warning.

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