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Introducing Merrill Anderson

If you’re frustrated with the activities of the Congressional delegation representing great state of Minnesota in Washington, D.C., you’re not alone.

Merrill Anderson is here not only to run for U.S. Senator for Minnesota, but he is here to run for you, to break the stranglehold of machine politics and career politicians who are seemingly unable or unwilling  to understand the needs of Middle Americans.

Born and raised right here in Minnesota, Merrill studied at both Minnehaha Academy and Washburn High School. After a brief time at Augsburg College, Merrill decided it was time to serve his country. A graduate in Chinese from the Army Language School and the United States Armed Forces Institute, and training in interrogation techniques from the National Security Agency,  Merrill went on to work in the Army Security Agency (later INSCOM) as a Mandarin interpreter assigned to Taiwan.  Merrill is a man of many hats, continuing to educate himself at Chinese Lutheran Seminary in Taiwan, Honeywell (in supply chain management(, the Alexander Hamilton Institute, Antioch Communiversity (in both criminal justice and non-profit management), and the Coldwell Banker Burnett Real Estate School. 

Merrill took his array of knowledge and applied it, working hard for first the ASA from 1956-1959, then moving on to Great Ideas Project in 1961. Working in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and both the Dakotas, Merrill trained, managed and provided field supervision in the marketing of copyrighted educational systems. 

In 1962, Merrill moved to the Honeywell Ordnance Division headquartered in Hopkins, Minnesota. There, as a facilitator in supply chain management (specifically armament manufacturing), and later as a policy and procedure developer for the engineering sector, Merrill focused on doing the best job he possibly could. The United States Government found Merrill so trustworthy, they granted him Secret Clearances to do his classified work at the ASA and at Honeywell. 

In 1965, Merrill founded Merrill Anderson & Associates, a public relations firm that served the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area for 39 years. The company specialized in community relations, non profit development and fundraising, as well as legislative liaison for corporate and community groups.  Pro bono work included co-founding Minneapolis' South Central Assembly of Neighborhoods and serving as Secretary to the Minneapolis Model Cities Citizen Committee.

Merrill didn’t stop there. In 1971, Merrill authored Reachout, Inc., a non-profit social service agency last headquartered at 5th and East Lake Street in Minneapolis. Merrill sdesigned Reachout to be a self-sufficient support system--operating without public funds--providing intervention services to individuals and families in crisis. Their headquarters housed a counseling center, a workshop and a thrift store that received public donations of clothing and goods (which was the sole source of support for the organization). Merrill’s enterprise  helped provide direct employment, crisis intervention, counseling, job training and placement, housing, as well as personal needs like clothing and furniture to thousands of individuals and families. As CEO, Merrill guided Reachout through nearly 33 years of operation. 

If Merrill’s service to our country, his business experience, and his unfailing work ethic haven’t convinced you yet, then listen to what Merrill has to say:

 

WHY AM I A CANDIDATE?


I believe that for the safety and security of our Citizen's Lives, Liberties and Property in Minnesota and across America we have to break the political machine stranglehold and challenge the control of our elected and appointed officials by self appointed “kingmakers”.   The trend among our burgeoning puppet like "political class" has been  toward an intertwining Globalism and Socialism, which is NOT what my constituents say they want..... 

 

A prime example is the #Soros-#Obama-#Hillary Cabal, which feels “entitled” to lead our country even after they lost power and who are attempting  to organize and support a revolutionary Communist style street “Resistance”  (#BLM, #BAMN, #Antifa, etc.) while   maintaining  a  “shadow government”  in collusion with national security agencies which have been  politicized and weaponized against our own citizens during  the last four Presidential administrations.....this accelerating sharply under Obama.... toward forwarding a Globalist rather than a national agenda favorable to “We, the People”.

 

Fed up with this nonsense, American citizens voted in a President,  #DonaldTrump,  who told them he would put America First, while upholding the Constitution and the Rule of Law.    I see him working hard to keep his promise.  I’d like to give him some help. 

 

Left leaning politicians try to convince us they have all the answers, but despite .billions of dollars poured into a multitude of Federal, State and Local initiatives.... and Obama's "transforming of America" with open borders, DACA and Obama Care we were seeing declining social values, crumbling infrastructure and upcoming generations confused about their identity and their role in moving America forward. We were seeing drug use peaking again, STDs reaching epidemic stages, core cities losing wage earning - tax paying population....and that education system (?by design?) dumbing down our young...not building self reliance and not equipping them to meet the challenges to come..
 
All the while, the Political Machines, like dragons eating their own tails, keep chewing up more and more money from the taxpayers...with the people who are in real need getting the leftovers, the dregs.  

 

I've been on scene long enough to have some sense of what works and what doesn't. I believe my varied life experience prepares me to help knit together complex and disparate elements which can coalesce to build and maintain Minnesota .........leveraging the Senate office to represent what Minnesotans REALLY think and supporting the kind of job growth key to Making America Great Again for all who wish to work..
 

If it tickles your funny bone at all to shake up the political kingmakers....and think a fresh Minnesota Congressional Delegation might be just the thing...then be one of my Volunteers...get on your computer and SHARE this site with every friend you can think of. .

Let's give the political pros and pundits something to chew on for the next few decades....and make some history!
 

....Vote for Me....When I say what I'll do...I'll do what I say!
To those already helping....Thank You and God Bless....

 

Cordially,

 

P.S.  After what I’ve just said, it’s obvious my campaign won’t get any big dollar support from the establishment.  This is very much a Citizen movement.  If you can chip in a few bucks, the sooner the better....it would really help!  (link below)

 

 

P.P.S.  Here are some particulars you might find of interest:

 

EDUCATION

Minnehaha Academy
Washburn
Augsburg ( briefly )
Army Language School ( Chinese )
ASA/NSA ( Interrogation /Field Communications )
USAFI
 Chinese Lutheran Seminary ( monitored )
 Honeywell ( Supply Chain Management) )
Alexander Hamilton Institute
Antioch Communiversity ( Criminal Justice & Non Profit Management )
Coldwell Banker Real Estate

 

WORK

 

Army Security Agency
Honeywell
Merrill Anderson Associates ( Management/Public Relations )
 

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EXPERIENCE

President & CEO

REACHOUT, INC..
June 1971 – April 2004 (32 years 11 months)
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
Founder, Developer and Director of Non Profit Social Service Agency headqurtered in 44,000 sq. ft. facility at 5th & East Lake Street in Minneaplis, operating from 1971 through 2004. The agency was set up to provide a self sufficient support system, operating without public funds while providing intervention services to individuals and families in crisis. The headquarters building housed counseling, workshop and retail areas...with a Thrift Store receiving public donations of clothing, goods and furniture acting as the economic engine....the sole source of support for the enterprise. Client loading involved approximately 3000 transactions annually...providing direct employment, crisis intervention, counseling, job training and placement, personal needs such as clothing and furniture, temporary housing...or some combination of these services.

President & CEO

MERRILL ANDERSON & ASSOCIATES
April 1965 – April 2004 (39 years 1 month)
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Public Relations Consultant specializing in:
Community Relations - Community Development - Fundraising
Municipal, County, State and National Legislative Liaison, Election Campaigns

Under this umbrella also served as:

Executicve Vice President - Consumers, Counsel, Inc.
Community Relations Director - Naegele Outdoor Advertising
Public Relations Director - Minnesota Professional DriverTraining Association
President - Twin City Diving School
President & CEO - Reachout, Inc. ( Minneapolis Metro Social Service Agency )

Managment Systems Analyst

HONEYWELL ORDNANCE DIVISION
1962 – 1965 (3 years)
Hopkins, Minnesota
Facilitator in Supply Chain Managment - Armament Manufacturing, graduated to developing Policy and Procedure for the Engineering Sector of the Ordnance Division.
Secret Clearances required, precise job functions classified.

Assistant Divisional Manager

GREAT IDEAS PROJECT
1961 – 1962 (1 year )
5 State Area, MN, WI, IA, NoDak, SoDak
Motivated, Trained, Managed and provided Field Supervision in Marketing of Copyrighted Educational System.

Interpreter, Chinese Mandarin

DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE & ARMY SECURITY AGENCY
1956 – 1959 (3 years)
Monterey, California and Far East
Classified

in 2014 I was proud to be the first endorsed statewide candidate for the Veteran's Party of Minnesota and theVeterans' Party of America 

              
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Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:02 AM

FIRST POLL: MERRILL ANDERSON VS AMY KLOBUCHAR

Merrill Anderson is a Conservative Republican Army Security Agency Veteran filed with the FEC VS liberal Democrat Amy Klobuchar.
 
 
 

If Anderson wins the #Sugust 14th #Minnesota primary, who would you vote for in #November?

89%Merrill Anderson
11%Amy Klobuchar
This poll ends in 5 days
 

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Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:51 PM

INVOICE FROM MERRILL ANDERSON CAMPAIGN

The Committee to Elect Merrill Anderson to the U.S. Senate is looking for a little help.  The are pitting a beginning war chest of less than $500 against the machine politician's $5,000,000.  Can you help even the scales?  Anderson claims he can get value out of each dollar at a ratio of about 100 to 1.  Why not chip in a few bucks and test his theory?


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