Earlier this year, Sauk Rapids satirist Dan McCall won a legal victory over the federal government after National Security Agency reps tried to get online retailers to stop selling shirts emblazoned with the the agency's seal and slogans like this: "The NSA: The only part of government that actually ... More >>
Jesse Ventura hasn't given up on his dream of becoming the next president.SEE ALSO: Jesse Ventura says he questions gov't more than most because he doesn't drink fluoridated water In fact, during an appearance on Larry King's Ora TV show yesterday, the former governor said that if Democrat Hila ... More >>
Last Friday, Minnesota's current Governor and his three predecessors got together at the Capitol for a sendoff to Tony Policano, who worked as a security guard for all of them.SEE ALSO: Jon Stewart slams Jesse Ventura's gun control view on Daily Show [VIDEO] At one point, Policano posed for a shot w ... More >>
Does the law give people a license to kill and legalize in-home murder?
Steve Horner's fighting for the rights of balding white guys everywhere!Every family has a black sheep. Just ask Minnesota Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner. His brother Steve Horner is on a one-man quest to stop Ladies Nights around the country and make a profi ... More >>
What Minnesota's governor needs to do to become No. 45
Shot-putting jugs of urine in Iowa, getting thumbs from toes, the Smoking Gun's favorite mug shots of the year, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and 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 >>
The Gov's "Drive to Excellence": A push to privatize/outsource state services?
How Terri Schiavo became big news
The O'Hannity Factor: how Terri Schiavo became big news The anatomy of a made story by Steve Perry, with additional reporting by Molly Priesmeyer No right-to-die case has ever attracted the kind of media saturation coverage that the Terri Schiavo case received. Not even Karen Ann Quinlan, the first ... More >>
Sending messages; the Bushes and the Schiavos; the apostasy of Dick Day In the Strib: Following the lead of the WashPost story we linked yesterday, Chuck Haga offers a new way to misunderstand the story of Jeff Weise: Prozac; T-Paw to attend three Red Lake funerals (message: he cares); more student ... More >>
The new Minneapolis public schools super, groomed the corporate way by a conservative foundation
Iraq. SARS. Jay Leno, Still on television practically every night. Yeah, 2003 was about as much fun as a social disease.
The 'Sunshine State' politician remains worthy of running on the independent ticket
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.