The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply
This morning, Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, got into a Twitter spat with liberal blogger Eric Pusey that some thought contained language unbecoming of an elected official.SEE ALSO: DFL Rep. Ryan Winkler calls Clarence Thomas "Uncle Thomas" on Twitter The kerfuffle began with this tweet:RWNJ legis ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: Rep. Ryan Winkler says he thought "Uncle Tom" meant "turncoat"Rep. Ryan Winkler, D-Golden Valley, got himself in hot water for a racially insensitive tweet about today's U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that a key section of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is unconstitutional.SEE ALSO: DFL ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: Republicans call for Rep. Ryan Winkler to resign following "Uncle Thomas" tweet DFL Rep. Ryan Winkler, D-Golden Valley, is getting absolutely destroyed on Twitter this afternoon for calling black Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an "Uncle Thomas."THE BACKSTORY: DFL Rep. Ryan Wi ... More >>
The feds are finally coming after fake pot.The federal Drug Enforcement Administration has been taking aim at the chemical compounds in synthetic marijuana products for months, and tomorrow the agency is pulling the trigger. According to an advance copy of the agency's regulation obtained by ... More >>
Minnesota's controversial Minnesota Sex Offender Program, and 19 others like it around the country, will remain unaffected by yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which allows the federal government to keep people locked up indefinitely if they are considered sexually dangerous, even afte ... More >>
Image Courtesy of State of MinnesotaLorie Gildea, the Minnesota Supreme Court Justice who offered a full-throated dissent when the high court slapped down Tim Pawlenty's unilateral budget balancing gambit two weeks ago, is going to be the court's new Chief Justice. Pawlenty announced her as his ... More >>
In recent weeks, the press and some Democrats have finally taken up a critical White House deception about Iraq and uranium. What took them so long? And what about all the other lies?
In which the author struggles to escape the psychological shackles of a self-help seminar
Minnesota's Fair Campaign Practices Act was designed to ensure fair elections. Critics say it's unconstitutional.
William Finnegan's Cold New World maps the topography of dispossession
Can the AARP be forever young?
Back on Top: Demi Moore in G.I. Jane.
Monday's U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on the Confinement of Sex Offenders Leaves Questions Unanswered, Including the Fate of Minnesota's Sexual Psychopath Laws.
The battle over the public defender's office has a familiar scent.
"Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.