Last week's scary food fight-turned-brawl at Minneapolis South High School reportedly stemmed from racial tensions between the school's Somali and and African-American students.SEE ALSO: Teens allegedly steal cop radio, say "F**k the police"And who's to blame for those racial tensions? Well, if form ... More >>
On Saturday evening, 8th District Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack held an advertized "meet with voters" event at the Northland Arboretum in Baxter.SEE ALSO: Rep. Chip Cravaack says guns in the audience would've prevented Aurora shootings [VIDEO] The DFL sent a camera-wielding "representative" to the e ... More >>
The Daily Kos' Bill Prendergast has put the Star Tribune on blast for going soft on Michele Bachmann.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's Keith Ellison comments: Media criticized for "unconscionable" headlinesIn a column entitled "Bachmann update: why this nut wins her district," Prendergast characterizes a ... More >>
A new pro-Michele Bachmann attack ad paid for by the National Republican Trust PAC helped raise money... for Jim Graves.SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorability tanks-- Jim Graves' new ad hits Michele Bachmann for "her McCarthy-style witch-hunt"-- Jim Graves, D ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Longfellow Park Obama threat: Is murdered cat a message for the president?Four years ago, Issac Aguigui was in St. Paul, serving as a page during the 2008 Republican National Convention. Now, he's facing murder charges and allegations he was the ringleader of an Army plot to assassinate Pr ... More >>
John Medeiros -- who sarcastically apologized on behalf of the gay community to former Minnesota Senate Majority Amy Koch for ruining her traditional marriage and causing her to cheat with a subordinate staffer -- has written another letter revealing his intentions and answering his critics."Firs ... More >>
Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
Robert EricksonNewt Gingrich gets a glitter shower.Newt Gingrich is having a seriously crappy week. First he goes off the Republican rails on Sunday by insisting that privatizing Medicare is a really bad idea. Next he has to bat down a scandal about running a $500,000 tab at Tiffany and Co ... More >>
The Democrats will kick it Charlotte.You can put away the gas masks and quit wondering whether your new roommate is a snitch: Charlotte, N.C., has been picked to host the Democratic National Convention in 2012, beating Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Cleveland.
John Taylor Kalal has been the face of BirthOrNot.com in Apple Valley.Turns out everyone involved in this BirthOrNot hoax has something to hide. The last two times we've tried to get Alisha and Pete Arnold to explain the trail of internet evidence that shows BirthOrNot.com -- the supposed poll t ... More >>
Pete Arnold, AKA Zeeboid, is in the captain's chair when it comes to media requests.Yesterday, we told you that Pete Arnold, the father at the center of the BirthOrNot abortion poll, is actually Zeeboid, a rightwing internet troll.Today, in an effort to make his trollish ways even clearer, we hav ... More >>
Photo: Jessica LussenhopOn the trail of the Zeeboid.Who is Pete Arnold, the guy who, along with his wife Alisha, launched the birthornot.com website and abortion poll? He's a right wing blogger who goes by the nickname Zeeboid. The name's on the license plate of the blue Neon parked in his Appl ... More >>
Nick Denton bought the birthornot.com hoax hook, line and sinker on Gawker.Earlier today, we revealed that Pete Arnold, the father of the fetus at the center of the birthornot abortion poll, is actually a rightwing internet troll. We even sent a reporter to the Arnold house in Apple Valley, where ... More >>
Gregg Steinhafel loves Michele Bachmann, tooGLBT groups were pissed off last week when they learned that Target Corp., which they thought of as gay-friendly, was backing anti-gay marriage Republican candidate for governor Tom Emmer through $150,000 in seed money to MN Forward. But Target's pu ... More >>
The state GOP convention starts tonightCitizen video journalism site TheUptake says it can't get press credentials for the state Republican convention getting under way tonight in Minneapolis, after the Republicans tagged them as a DFL front group. "GOP Communications Director Mark Drake has ... More >>
In a post on DailyKos, Olbermann accuses Ventura of misremembering the circumstances surrounding his time at MSNBC.
After she blurts "It's the charge of the Light Brigade!" at today's Code Red rally, some are wondering what she meant.
A two-month-old vote on a bill to protect rape victims still ties Republican senators in knots.
The senator from Minnesota is not to be trifled with on healthcare.
It was for the group's senior policy adviser, who in 1988 was convicted of conspiring to bomb a California abortion clinic, a crime for which she served two years in prison.
As the recount trial and likely appeals will drag on for months to come, why isn't anyone calling out Norm Coleman for just being a sore loser?
Ah, Michele, we knew ye well. Click through and take a stroll down memory lane with us, when Bachmann was just ... More >>
Now that the whole Minnesota and political blogosphere is on the story as well as the local media, here is a suitgate roundup on ... More >>
Our news story this week about Al Franken is creating quite a buzz in the blogosphere.
Earlier this month Rep. Michele Bachmann, visited Iraq. This was particularly newsworthy because the freshman Republican had previously made waves by announcing that Iran had a secret plan to take over our Middle East colony.
Local ad guru Bill Hillsman speaks about his current slate of underdog political candidates
The Dixie Chicks ask for a cease-fire and sympathy
Assault with a sex toy, carpooling with fetuses, law-abiding condom-carriers, Apple anime t-shirts, the "Anderson Effect," the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The week got off to an ugly start at Target. On the business side, the country's second largest retailer announced its all-important November sales would likely fall four to six points below the forecast. By the end of Monday, according to Bloomberg.com, Target stock dipped by 4.3 percent. Meanwhile ... More >>
This is the perhaps the most emailed of the numerous New Orleans survivor stories making the rounds. It's already been posted at Counterpunch, Daily Kos, Steve Gilliard's news blog, and many others. But it deserves to be reproduced as widely as possible, so we'll archive a copy here too. Counterpunc ... More >>
The age of blogs by the numbers Web geeks have been jawing and preening about the blog revolution for so long now--it feels like it must have started, oh, sometime during the Ford administration--that it's easy to overlook the fact that blogs are only now coming on the radar of the masses. Time's ... More >>