Bill Clinton was in town yesterday delivering a speech at the University of Minnesota, and during one notable passage he put Mitt Romney on blast for laughing about climate change during his RNC speech.SEE ALSO:-- Mitt Romney Glitter F-Bomb: Did he say "fuck," "faggot," or something else? [VIDEO]-- ... More >>
Entertaining vignettes about U.S. leaders remind us why it's lonely at the top
2011 has been a busy year for blues rock favorites the Goondas. Performing in Austin for SXSW, sharing the SoundTown stage for its inaugural year, and now releasing their EP, Chud, on 7" special edition vinyl.Yet, the Goondas' albums usually just scratch the surface of their talent; their chemist ... More >>
Yum, DSL- Digital Sushi LunchFights in the kitchen! Rockers pushing wine! And a contract that must be signed before getting a reservation? We take a look at five of the weirdest food stories kicking around the web this week.
Do as Newt says, not as he does.Newt Gingrich, currently enjoying his third sanctity of marriage, is coming to Minnesota in May to headline a fundraiser for the values voters folks at the Minnesota Family Council. For $100 a pop, the guy who cheated on one cancer-stricken wife, and then che ... More >>
Steve Horner's fighting for the rights of balding white guys everywhere!Every family has a black sheep. Just ask Minnesota Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner. His brother Steve Horner is on a one-man quest to stop Ladies Nights around the country and make a profi ... More >>
Via michelebachmannsaidwhat.comAll the greatest hits in one fun packageJust in time for her paranoia road show in California, Michele Bachmann's crazy conspiracy theories have all been gathered in one neat interactive package by her DFL challenger, Tarryl Clark. Whether in fun quiz form, nif ... More >>
Beware of gangsters bent on saving the auto industryMichele Bachmann has found a suitably attention-grabbing moniker for the Democratic-controlled Congress and White House: "Gangster government." And at various points in the past few weeks, she's drawn fire from the likes of everyone from Bi ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is having Tupac Shakur fantasiesCongresswoman Michele Bachmann suffers from a very unusual form of persecution complex: she imagines the entire Democratic party as an L.A.-style street gang that has her in their cross-hairs.First she attracted attention for calling the Obama Admi ... More >>
A lawyer representing the company readily admits the President Barack Obama has done nothing impeachable.
Pawlenty even jokes about the oddness of his inclusion.
This may sound like something you've heard before. It's definitely something the U.S. Supreme Court has heard before.
Rep. Michele Bachmann appeared on FOX's Hannity & Colmes last night to spew some more great quotes to get everyone riled up. Sh ... More >>
Bush to take Japanese PM to Graceland, Wisconsin farmer wants to memorialize Adolf Hitler, nanny sues surveillance company over hidden camera content, the Hulk sells used cars, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
South of the border, Carville cashes in on 'Our Brand'
Chemical weapons used in Falluja, pubs in Irish nursing homes, salmon-flavored soda, dancing dogs, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...
A year or so ago my colleague Michael Tortorello turned me onto to Charles Portis, a very funny Arkansas novelist with a wonderfully laconic prose style. His books are full of great comic characters whose voices you can usually hear like they?re standing right behind you. Here?s a excerpt from Nor ... More >>
After years missing in action, the other White America is out for payback and voting Republican
The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings
A friend and protégé tries to make sense of what's happened to Christopher Hitchens
While Western art cinema draws the flashbulbs at Cannes, contemplative works from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong leave the festival glowing in klieg lights from the East
October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a look at the latest resources to keep you in-the-know.
Federal prosecutors have finally turned Jim Guy Tucker--the man who may know Bill and Hillary Clinton's Whitewater secrets.
You'd think that Clinton's decision amounting to a death sentence for thousands of HIV-positive Americans might generate a public outcry. Instead, the chattering classes were obsessed with Dick Gephardt's speech at Harvard.
It should be remembered that the first plant Saddam used to make chemical weapons was built by the American multinational Bechtel with money supplied by the U.S. Agriculture Department.
Gambling-rich tribes opposing a casino in Hudson--including the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota and the Mille Lacs Chippewa--hired heavy-hitting lobbyist Patrick O'Connor, who personally spoke to the president about the matter at a fundraiser in Minneapolis.
The squabble between Jesse Helms and William Weld over the latter's confirmation as ambassador to Mexico has more to do with personal pique than ideology.
The real outrage is that big money interests can purchase politicians and policy in ways that are perfectly legal.
The outlook for Minnesota
Eye of Newt, Clinton's toes; Beltway whores have ethics woes!
The electorate: Round and round it goes,