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 >>
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 >>
New Strib metro columnist Katherine Kersten grabs readers with riveting think tank prose
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 >>
The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings
Minnesota loggers take the U.S. Forest Service and the tree-huggers to court on the unlikeliest of gripes
He's been thrown out of court on his ear, but Roger Conant is still railing about the legal fees from the tobacco settlement
Some people compare Norm Coleman to Ronald Reagan. They have a point.
Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.
The terrors of counterterrorism.