On the same day news broke about the second Minnesotan who died fighting for ISIS in Syria having a security clearance at MSP, Sen. Al Franken wrote a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder dinging Obama for not doing enough to prevent Minnesotans from traveling to the Middle East and putting their ... More >>
Today, Comcast, the largest cable and high-speed internet service provider in Minnesota and the U.S., announced that it plans to buy Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable provider, for just over $45 billion.RELATED: Al Franken rips into FCC approval of Comcast-NBC mergerBut that news ... More >>
On September 15, hemp advocates in Austin, Minnesota, are holding the Minnesota Hemp Fest at Bandshell Community Park.SEE ALSO: Meet Grandpa Pot: Ray McFeters faces prison for pot, but he's still smoking [PHOTOS]The festival is billed as a drug-free, bring-your-kids sort of event. But as far as Aust ... More >>
Michele Bachmann and John Kriesel have something in common -- they're both upset federal agents didn't altogether disregard whatever constitutional rights Boston bombing suspect and American citizen Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has.SEE ALSO: Star Tribune places pressure cooker ad below story about Boston bombs ... More >>
Country club Sopranos get kid-glove treatment for high crimes
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Chris Fields calls Keith Ellison a reverse racist Chris Fields says Keith Ellison isn't doing enough for black people I wasn't very surprised when I came into work this morning to find I already had three voicemails. Two hangups and one message, all from the same caller: Chris Fields, the GOP-endo ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time
On May 11, 56-year-old Minneapolis resident David Cummer was calmly using his iPhone to film police during the 1% Against Democracy rally in downtown Minneapolis when a group of officers approached him and suddenly placed him under arrest."You decide to leave, if not, you're going to be arrested," o ... More >>
Nearly three weeks since the end of the trial, San Francisco Democrats are entering the debate over Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman from Minneapolis who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter. The city's Democratic Party passed a resolution last week calling McDonald's treatme ... More >>
Today, President Obama made clear that he does not support a proposal that would enshrine a gay marriage ban in Minnesota's constitution.Kristen Sosanie, spokeswoman for Obama's Minnesota campaign, said today in a statement: "While the President does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in ev ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
Amina Farah Ali might be facing trial for giving material support to terrorist groups. But that doesn't mean she's going to stand up if she doesn't feel like it.Ali, the 35-year-old woman accused of funneling money to Somali militant group al-Shabaab, was arrested in court this morning after refu ... More >>
Bachmann's quote blamed Obama for the Casey Anthony verdictMichele Bachmann raised eyebrows last week with her comment blaming President Barack Obama for the Casey Anthony verdict. "Well, I've been visiting all the primary states, and I've been talking to people, and people all over the place a ... More >>
WikipediaAl-Shabaab has been linked to Minnesota before.Al-Shabaab, the Islamic terrorist group allied with al-Qaeda, is reporting on its website that a Somali American from Minnesota, 25-year-old Abdullahi Ahmed, blew himself up during a car bombing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Globa ... More >>
Kathy Nickolaus admits she screwed up, but says she won't resign.Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus appears to have been exposed as either a ham-fisted political hack, or simply incompetent. Or maybe it's both. But just because she flipped a much-watched Wisconsin Supreme Court election i ... 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 >>
Is it real, or is it propaganda?Michele Bachmann wants to defund Planned Parenthood, and she wants you to think that Planned Parenthood supports child sex trafficking. She's directing her Facebook visitors to a debunked video from anti-abortion activist Lila Rose, and her Live Action crew, to m ... More >>
Clueless.For all her ability to gin up fans via social media on the Internet, Michele Bachmann really does seem clueless when it comes to the inner workings of the information superhighway. Take her call today for the resignation of Eric Holder as U.S. Attorney General. In it, she castigates ... More >>
Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
Photo: banspyAmina Ali and Hawo Hassan were taken into custody this afternoon.Two naturalized American citizens living in Rochester, both originally from Somalia, have been arrested on charges that they conspired to provide material support to the Somali terrorist group al Shabaab. The FBI to ... More >>
Maybe time for a civics lesson?Michele Bachmann invoked the Charge of the Light Brigade, and epic British military failure, as a rallying cry for teabagger victory against health care reform. She flubbed the history of the Slaughter Solution. She got net neutrality exactly backwards. No ... More >>
Photo: drcuervoNot what Dolan and Rybak want in MinneapolisMinneapolis Police Chief Tom Dolan is wading further into the debate over Arizona's controversial new antiimmigrant law. He was among a gathering of nine top cops from around the nation who met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder i ... More >>
Photo: uscgd8Deepwater Horizon burns and an environmental disaster loomsBP, the oil company staring down the maw of a vast environmental disaster after its Deep Horizon drilling rig blew up in the Gulf of Mexico, may have offered the federal government a bargeload of hogwash when it said it k ... More >>
U.S. Air ForceA U.S. Air Force C130 drops oil-dispersing chemicals on the Gulf of MexicoBP executives and others are going to get an earful from members of Congress tomorrow, when the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure opens hearings into the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig ... More >>
Is D.C. finally ready to let us toke up?
We hate that she's here, but we might as well laugh while we still can.
If it's Friday it must be Florida: Gov. Tim Pawlenty will continue racking up the frequent flyer miles when he puts in an appearance Nov. 13 at The Forum Club of Southwest Florida in Palm Beach, north of Miami.
Administration lax on cleaning up AIG, Bear Stearns, and Lehman Brothers
Thirty-one people in Minneapolis have been arrested in federal raids on a dangerous Mexican drug cartel. More than 1,000 have been busted across the country.
It made us throw up a little bit on our coffee table.
Rep. Michele Bachmann appeared on FOX's Hannity & Colmes last night to spew some more great quotes to get everyone riled up. Sh ... More >>