Center for the American Experiment

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    Breakfast of Champions: 12/5

    Don't miss the host of web-only content for the Hold Steady story, including photos from shows and the road, audio, video, and an interactive map that shows you places throughout the Twin Cities referenced i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2005

    Survival of the richest

    Who needs a disaster plan when you've got a free-market economy!? The Center for the American Experiment, the conservative Minnesota think tank that spawned Strib columnist Katherine Kersten and Powerline's Scott Johnson and John Hinderaker, among others, has an archived piece on global warming th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    Hindsight is--uh, Legally Blind, Actually

    Now that she's leaving, Cheri Pierson Yecke's tenure as schools czar recalled as salad days Last week, to remarkably little fanfare, Cheri Pierson Yecke announced she was abandoning her congressional run--but not her post as hawk-scholar at the Center for the American Experiment--in favor of an app ... More >>

  • News

    June 1, 2005

    Breaking News from The Strib: Conservatives Don't Like Taxes

    New Strib metro columnist Katherine Kersten grabs readers with riveting think tank prose

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2005

    Kersten: Alms for the Poor

    Debut Column from Strib's Long-Awaited Conservative Columnist Reveals that Conservatives Don't Like Taxes Several observations from the City Pages newsroom on Katherine Kersten's first Star Tribune metro section column, in which the former Center for the American Experiment policy hawk explains to A ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2004

    Marry or Burn

    The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings

  • Books

    September 22, 1999

    Holy War

    Minnesota loggers take the U.S. Forest Service and the tree-huggers to court on the unlikeliest of gripes

  • Books

    February 3, 1999

    Nicotine Fit

    He's been thrown out of court on his ear, but Roger Conant is still railing about the legal fees from the tobacco settlement

  • News

    February 11, 1998

    Norm's Conquest

    Some people compare Norm Coleman to Ronald Reagan. They have a point.

  • News

    July 16, 1997

    What Makes Barbara Run

    Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.

  • News

    May 15, 1996
  • News

    January 3, 1996
  • Feature

    December 13, 1995

    Bill of Wrongs

    The terrors of counterterrorism.