• Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    "Overpasses for Obama's Impeachment" is a thing in Minnesota [VIDEO]

    The Minnesota chapter of "Overpasses for Obama's Impeachment" has more than 500 Facebook members.SEE ALSO: Obama effigy hangs from Duluth billboard [PHOTO] You'd think folks might have something better to do than stand above highways and call for something that most assuredly will not happen, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Michele Bachmann's Syria stance is surprisingly reasonable

    As the drumbeat crescendos for some sort of military intervention in the Syrian civil war, Michele Bachmann is... the voice of reason?SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann is Obama's biggest backer when it comes to NSA spying on Americans So it seems. The lame-duck congresswoman is calling on the Obama adminis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Michele Bachmann embarrasses herself during House Intelligence Committee hearing [VIDEO]

    If you had any doubt that ousting Michele Bachmann from the Intelligence Committee should be a no-brainer, check out this video.FROM LAST WEEK: Jim Graves will run again next year, setting up rematch with Bachmann [UPDATE] Bachmann, who remains on the committee despite a recent 200,000-person petiti ... More >>

  • News

    February 27, 2013

    The 10 weirdest members of Congress

    Meet the buffoons who are ruining the United States

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Keith Ellison on freedom of speech: "It's a good and bad thing" [INTERVIEW PART 3]

    As the first Muslim elected to Congress, Keith Ellison often serves as an Islam spokesman of sorts.Last week was especially difficult in that respect, as violent protests erupted across the Middle East in response to an anti-Islam film trailer published on YouTube.SEE ALSO:-- Keith Ellison: "Let's s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Jimmy Kimmel makes gay joke at Marcus Bachmann's expense [VIDEO]

    Marcus Bachmann is so closeted, he's collected more pink slips than the oft-fired Keith Olbermann. Or so said Jimmy Kimmel during his keynote comedy routine at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner. Kimmel's joke went over about as well as one of Marcus's ex-gay therapy sessions: The crowd gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Rising Twin Cities gas prices: Iran to blame?

    ​The average gas price in the Twin Cities as of Monday was $3.27 per-gallon -- 19 cents more than a year ago and 8 cents more than just a week ago. Who or what's to blame for this new-found pain at the pump? Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for, says we should pin the blame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Keith Ellison: Don't celebrate Qaddafi's death

    Keith Ellison: Relieved, but not "happy" about Qaddafi's death.​Muammar Qaddafi is finally, mercifully, dead. After a 40-year reign of terror inflicted upon his own people, other Africans, Europeans, and Americans, the Libyan dictator has been killed by his own people. According to graphic images ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Barack Obama has raised 15 times more from U.S. military than Michele Bachmann

    Michele Bachmann, Barack Obama: The military only gives money to one of these people.​Michele Bachmann loves the United States Military. Apparently, the military doesn't love her back.New data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics shows that Barack Obama, whom Michele Bachmann has repeate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Ronald Melius arrested after comparing Fergus Falls city officials to Moammar Gadhafi

    Ronald Melius has some peculiar ideas of what a dictatorship looks like.​Moammar Qaddafi is the recently deposed Libyan autocrat accused of causing the deaths of thousands of his own citizens during the civil uprising against him. Hal Leland is the mayor of Fergus Falls and the manager of the West ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Michele Bachmann's no Ronald Reagan, Wall Street Journal says

    The Wall Street Journal knows Ronald Reagan, and says Bachmann is no Ronald Reagan.​America's Craziest Congresswoman passes herself off as a constitutional conservative, but the Wall Street Journal's editorial page, a bullwark of real conservative thinking, has lumped her in with a bunch of ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    George Will tells Tim Pawlenty to knock off the "dime store Teddy Roosevelt" act

    Gadhafi: Best known for slaughtering his own people. Pawlenty: Best known for being Minnesotan.​Tim Pawlenty has the whole Libyan civil war thing dialed. Screw the United Nations and the Arab Spring, it's time to Cowboy Up. "I would tell Gadhafi he's got X number of days to get his affairs in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty debates on Fox: What he said

    Pawlenty appeared with the also-rans.​Tim Pawlenty showed up last night in South Carolina to debate four other also-rans in the GOP presidential race: Herman Cain, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, and Gary Johnson. They didn't actually debate, of course. No one debates at debates anymore: They speech ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Michele Bachmann sides with Moammar Gadhafi

    wikiMichele Bachmann's favorite Libyan dictator.​Crazy-as-as-loon dictator Moammar Gadhafi may be leading the mass slaughter of poorly-armed Libyan rebels trying to kick his bloodthirsty butt into the nearest sand dune, but that's not our problem, Rep. Michele Bachmann says. If she were pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Origami, Nami, and Wakame join forces to help Japan's Tsunami survivors

    WakameEat sushi, help earthquake victims​CNN and BBC switched their 24-hour coverage from Japan earthquake to Libya last week, but the hardship for survivors is far from over. Behind the news coverage of the nuclear crisis in Fukushima are hundreds of families in evacuation shelters, as well as fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Lucas Baiano makes Tim Pawlenty's over-the-top campaign ads

    Lucas Baiano turned T-Paw into an action hero.​Every time we see another of those hilariously over-the-top campaign ads for Tim Pawlenty, with their pulsating soundtracks, cut-away shots, weird angles, and contrived lighting, we ask ourselves the same question: Who made those things? Lucas Baiano ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Barack Obama: Who is Tim Pawlenty?

    Who is this guy?​A couple of weeks ago at the Arizona teabagger confab, Tim Pawlenty grabbed a few laughs with a conspiracy theory jab at President Barack Obama. He wasn't going to "question the existence of the president's birth certificate," T-Paw said. "But when you listen to his policies, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty thinks he's a Southern preacher [UPDATE]

    wikiLost in translation?​Tim Pawlenty appears to have lost his compass bearings while he gears up for an announcement about his White House dreams in a few weeks. As he dashes around the country courting the GOP base, he's drawling more and more like Jimmy Swaggart, not the son of a St. Paul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Keith Ellison accuses Tim Pawlenty of drinking "the Kool-Aid"

    Keith Ellison: T-Paw's a phoney.​Who is Tim Pawlenty? Recent polls suggest that few Republicans know or care when it comes to the 2012 presidential race. And a lot of Minnesotans are scratching their heads as he moves further and further to the right to court tea partiers. Now comes Rep. Keit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2011

    Michele Bachmann on Meet The Press: Barack Obama is anti-American

    Michele Bachmann loses perspective.​"Meet The Press" host David Gregory tried to get Rep. Michele Bachmann to answer some basic questions on Sunday morning. She wouldn't. She ducked and weaved like a prize fighter as Gregory asked repeatedly whether she'd vote for shutting down the government ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Obama thrashes Pawlenty in NBC-Wall Street Journal poll

    What does T-Paw have to do to get noticed?​Fancy campaign videos can only get a guy so far. If the presidential election were held today, Barack Obama would beat Tim Pawlenty in a landslide, 50-31 percent, according to a new poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. T-Paw would likely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty second in Arizona tea party poll

    Matt VisionquestTim Pawlenty, tea party hero​All his threats about pushing gays back into the closet, shutting down the federal government, busting unions, and insulting the president seem to finally be paying off for Tim Pawlenty. He keynoted a steeped-in-tea confab over the weekend in Arizona c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty also-rans in Gallup poll

    Running for president? Whatever.​Tim Pawlenty has been on the road and in front of TV cameras incessantly to promote his book and his White House ambitions. Michele Bachmann happily feeds rumors that she wants to be president, too; she practically has an endowed chair at Fox News; and her attacks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Pawlenty chides Obama for not denouncing Libya violence that Obama already denounced

    Obama denounced Muammar al-Gaddafi last week.​Tim Pawlenty issued a scornful statement today condemning President Barack Obama for not denouncing the recent violent clampdown on anti-government protesters in Libya. Maybe T-Paw wasn't paying attention, running from one tea party to another, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    10 Most Embarrassing Famous Family Members

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Yes, Somalis will get extra airport security screenings

    That's likely going to make for slow airline travel for Somalis in the Twin Cities.

  • Unknown

    October 11, 2006
  • Blogs

    May 18, 2006
  • Blogs

    June 7, 2005

    6/7/2005: The Morning Communique

    [CITY PAGES BLOGS] Steve Monaco's got last week's answers and winners, and this week's Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. Does your ass have what it takes to be on the cover of "Born in the U.S.A.?" Lindsey Thomas at This is Pop turns us on to a place that recreates album covers... and you're the ... More >>

  • Books

    May 15, 2002

    Viva Vin Weber

    A Minnesota tie to the ill-fated coup in Venezuela

  • News

    December 26, 2001
  • News

    November 24, 1999

    Welcome to Minnetripoli

    Libyan dissenters worldwide build a virtual headquarters--on a local public-access server

  • News

    May 27, 1998

    Who Are These Guys?

    Welcome to local cable access, home to couch humpers, hemp zealots, part-time paranoiacs--and some of the best TV you'll ever see.

  • Feature

    January 22, 1997