You can be sure there will be lots of talk about and condemnation of the Washington Redskins' nickname in the Twin Cities this week, as the team prepares to square off against the Vikings on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.But at least one group is using local media to present a counterargument to the an ... More >>
Two years ago, the Onion's "Michele Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story duped a ton of commenters and social media users. The same thing happened earlier this year in response to a satirical New Yorker piece where Bachmann was "quoted" making ridiculous criticisms of Stephen ... More >>
During an appearance yesterday on Meet the Press, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he thinks it's time his party concedes defeat and moves past the marriage equality issue.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin wife runs husband over with SUV following Scott Walker recall argument Walker's remarks come on the heels of ... More >>
Not content to let bygones be bygones following Keith Ellison's bitterly contentious appearance on his show earlier this week, Sean Hannity put the Congressman on blast last night.SEE ALSO: -- DFL thanks Keith Ellison for melting down on Sean Hannity's show-- Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has lon ... More >>
Last night, the school board in Spooner, Wisconsin, postponed a scheduled vote on whether to allow the Indianhead Rifle and Pistol Club to hold its annual April gun show at Spooner Elementary School.SEE ALSO:-- Jon Stewart slams Jesse Ventura's gun control view on Daily Show [VIDEO] -- Minnesota law ... More >>
Days after being laughed at for saying 'I do not do political speech,' Michele Bachmann offered up some very political speech. And you wonder why people found her remark to be worthy of some knee slaps?SEE ALSO:-- Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" belief likely stems from University of Minnesota paper-- ... More >>
Chip Cravaack has signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, the 'no tax increases ever for any reason' manifesto put together by anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist.But there is apparently at least one tax increase Cravaack, an embattled first-term U.S. Representative for northeastern Minnesota's 8th con ... More >>
It's a finding that Eric Pusey, founder of the Minnesota Progressive Project, characterized as "yet another reason to be glad we don't have Governor Emmer."Remember when Scott Walker promised to create 250,000 new jobs during his first term? If Wisconsin voters do, then Walker is probably in trouble ... More >>
This is either Tim Pawlenty or Sarah Palin. Hard to tell.Paul Krugman doesn't think much of Tim Pawlenty, and let everyone know yesterday in a piece that compared T-Paw to a certain former mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. The New York Times columnist is amazed that media coverage of Pawlenty has at leas ... More >>
Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority. When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?
Gregg Steinhafel loves Michele Bachmann, tooGLBT groups were pissed off last week when they learned that Target Corp., which they thought of as gay-friendly, was backing anti-gay marriage Republican candidate for governor Tom Emmer through $150,000 in seed money to MN Forward. But Target's pu ... More >>
Today, amnesty is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
So Barack Obama goes to the G-20 summit, like U.S. presidents have done every year since 1999, and have done with the G-8 since 1976. By its own estimate, its members currently represent about "90 per cent of global gross national product, 80 per cent of world trade as well as two-thirds of t ... More >>
Another day on Fox News, another chance to lob unsubstantiated claims. In the latest version, Bachmann gets her Middle East facts all wrong, aided and abetted by host David Asman. The video (after the jump) is helpfully posted on Bachmann's Facebook page.
Rep. Michele Bachmann is happy to tar President Barack Obama as the anti-American leader of a gangster government. But evidently there are times when she's all in favor of a little gangster action -- such as Friday on the floor of the House of Representatives when she accused Obama of havin ... 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 >>
Via WikipediaThe Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after Timothy McVeigh's act of anti-government terrorism.U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum raised eyebrows last week when she took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to ask certain unnamed colleagues to cool their overheated right-wing ... More >>
She says, "Whoever our nominee is, is going to have to have a Glenn Beck chalkboard and explain to everybody this is the way it is."
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Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas
Hey, Mister, Meet Your New Landlord According to the Washington D.C.-based Center for American Progress the typical middle-income American family saw its debt rise by 33.1 percent between 2001 and 2004. Staggeringly, said household now probably owes 108 percent of its annual income--the first time ... More >>