Friday, October 28th, 2016

Owen Robinson made a recent trip to Minnesota right in the middle of the “Dry Season” and made an important discovery: Perhaps the most curious lesson I took away from many of my Minnesotan friends was that the government shutdown was, for the most part, no big deal. This runs counter to the hysterical news […]

A three-judge panel in Minnesota just awarded the US Senate election to former comedian Al Franken, according to the Associated Press. A Minnesota court confirmed Monday that Democrat Al Franken won the most votes in his 2008 Senate race against Republican Norm Coleman, who had already announced plans to appeal the decision. Coleman has 10 […]

The New York Times is reporting talk-show host Laura Ingraham was unhappy with Megan McCain’s criticisms of author Ann Coulter and retaliated in less-than-kind, “That enraged Ms. Ingraham, who responded on her radio show by mimicking Ms. McCain, using a caustic “Valley girl” voice. (The blog ThinkProgress has the audio.)” Ingraham was quoted saying while […]

Minnesota comedian and candidate for senate Al Franken is requesting the court allow him to be given a temporary certification as senator while the courts consider a challenge to the election results by Senator Norm Coleman. Coleman and Franken competed in last November’s election, only to have results so close that a recount was needed. […]

Students in Minnesota were the beneficiaries of trying to put Mother Nature in the fuel tank. No school today. All schools in the Bloomington School District will be closed today after state-required biodiesel fuel clogged in school buses Thursday morning and left dozens of students stranded in frigid weather, the district said late Thursday. Rick […]

Minnesota is now even between Barack Obama and John McCain. Minnesota has become a battleground in a presidential campaign that has dramatically tightened nationwide. A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows that the race is now a dead heat between Barack Obama and John McCain, each supported by 45 percent of likely voters in the […]

I had hoped to be in Minneapolis/St Paul myself next week, but a sequence of events this summer conspired against me. It’s a conspiracy, I tell ya! Unfortunately family and work priorities had to come first. As someone who has been to a Republican National Convention (New Orleans ’88), I can tell you they are […]

Time for another edition of the Idiot Politician of the Week. You know the idiots are running wild in politics when Paris Hilton proposes an energy plan. We’re told that her little spoof ad has had over 3,000,000 visitors. So has Paris. But the question is, which has had more views on the internet, her […]

The Associated Press infamously asked, what comes after Senator Kennedy? Apparently Massachusetts State Senator James Marzilli is looking to become an honorary Kennedy. Marzilli, 50, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to six charges that he tried to grope one woman and harass another in Lowell Tuesday. He was released on $1,500 bail and is due back […]

Comedian Al Franken, who was once funny, is showing that he may not be good enough, and people might not like him. His race for US Senate in Minnesota has not been too smooth, and now his business practices are coming into question. As Sean Hackbarth notes, The Franken campaign failed to do the most […]