In the most recent edition of the New Yorker, Jane Meyer takes a close look at the Republican lawyer who has spearheaded the drive for tighter voter ID laws nationally and here in Minnesota, Hans von Spakovsky.Along with John Fund, von Spakovsky recently cowrote a book entitled, "Who's Counting?: Ho ... More >>
What's your college known for?With apologies to the Bard of Anoka, we really do live in a place where the men are strong, the women are good looking, the children are above average, and the colleges hover somewhere below the top of the heap. The Princeton Review is out with its annual college ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration
The up and coming. The politically braindead. Meet the new Republikids.
A local boy's rise to power in America's right wing
Plus: Strib union beefs; free gas to Madison
Al Franken isn't sitting around while Norm Coleman continues to appeal. Franken announced his second staff pick today, naming Drew Littman his chief of staff.
The Gophers magically raise our hopes only to anti-climatically crush them. Hi there NIT.
In Minnesota, the average compensation with salary and benefits for 4-year private college presidents was around $225,000 in the 2003-2004 academic year.
New York Times discovers rich women like having options In October 2003, the New York Times Sunday Magazine carried a feature story entitled "The Opt-Out Revolution." Work/life issues reporter Lisa Belkin profiled eight Princeton graduates who, having proven they could conquer the world, chose to l ... More >>
Ted Mondale thought he could sweet-talk the 'burbs into building their share of affordable housing-- but Eagan told him to get lost.
Can a local CD store with no CDs save record companies from free music?
Twenty-three-year-old Marya Hornbacher starved herself into the hospital and lived to tell. But does the new cult-of-pain memoir add up to a steady diet of nothing?