A federal judge has green-lighted a lawsuit brought by Occupy protesters against law enforcement agencies that allegedly gave them pot as part of officers' Drug Recognition Expert training.The ruling means the case is headed toward a trial that could reveal where officers got the pot they alleg ... More >>
Yesterday, a bill was introduced to use an as-of-yet-undetermined amount of taxpayer funds on a Capitol bust of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun.SEE ALSO: Women can't get non-surgical abortions in Wisconsin Blackmun was boyhood buddies with fellow St. Paul native and future Supreme C ... More >>
A dispute that has been ongoing for years recently escalated: Notorious Bible hander-outer Brian Johnson filed a federal lawsuit against the Minneapolis Park Board, alleging that his constitutional rights are violated by the Twin Cities Pride Festival's "no pride zone" policy. That policy, endorsed ... More >>
With the help of some legal heavy-hitters, Melissa Hill hopes to make the Federal Protective Services, state of Minnesota, and city of Minneapolis pay for her sidewalk chalking-related June arrest.Hill was detained and issued a trespass order for "damaging public property" while inscribing an ant ... More >>
Bachmann, Ellison: Debt makes for strange bedfellows.Finally, Michele Bachmann and Keith Ellison have something in common. Yesterday's U.S. House vote to raise the debt ceiling and make $2 trillion in spending cuts passed the U.S. House 269-161, but Minnesota's most conservative and most liberal ... More >>
Bachmann's vote is the only thing standing between the U.S. and sanity.Don't fear, America, Michele Bachmann is racing back to Washington to bravely vote against the debt ceiling plan that would save America's credit rating and stock markets worldwide. America's gain is Iowa's loss: Bachmann anno ... More >>
Pay no attention to the doomsday clock in the lower left.In an interview with CNN this morning, Michele Bachmann reiterated her fringe position that it's no big deal if the U.S. hits its debt ceiling, which will happen midnight Aug. 2 unless Congress and Barack Obama can strike a last-minute deal ... More >>
Michele Bachmann can't bring herself to state a very simple fact: Barack Obama is an American citizen. "That isn't for me to state. That's for the president to state," she said today on "Good Morning America." That's pretty loud dog whistle from the queen of the tea party.
WikiAntonin Scalia: The 14th Amendment for me, but not thee. When Michele Bachmann bragged to Lou Dobbs that she'd talked the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia into teaching teabaggers the Constitution, solo, did she know that Scalia didn't believe the document protects her from discrimin ... More >>
What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?
Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
A new poll by an Iowa website that calls itself a place for news about Republicans, by Republicans, finds Tim Pawlenty so low in the standings of presidential hopefuls that, to go any lower, his popularity would have to be described in terms of fractions.