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Get off your political stump


A government shutdown is imminent. And why? Our leaders in the parties are insisting their way is the only way, and that the other party is totally wrong. Compromise is not a tool for them. Oh yes, they throw that word around but they don’t use it — all hammer, no nail.

Every single person sitting in an elected seat needs to remember this; you  

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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