Last November, we reported that Stillwater blogger Karl Bremer had filed a civil suit against The New Republic, accusing the magazine of reprinting one of his photos without permission. Bremer tells us he has come to an agreement with the Washington, D.C.-based publication, and the two parties settl ... More >>
Stillwater blogger and notorious Michele Bachmann foe Karl Bremer has a new enemy: The New Republic. Bremer recently filed a lawsuit against the Washington, D.C.-based magazine for using a photo he took of Frank Vennes Jr., the embattled Tom Petters fundraiser accused of helping bilk investors o ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty, Roger Ailes: Not seeing eye to... jowls.Tim Pawlenty wanted to be the latest in a slew of former, current, and future Republican presidential candidates to join the crew as an analyst at Fox News. But there was a complication. Pawlenty had already decided to throw his support behind ... More >>
Long-haired dreamer has profound effect on his siblings
Image via FacebookA serious constitutionalist, or "the knee-jerk liberal everyone thought he would be?"Al Franken's doodling and dozing at Elena Kagan's Supreme Court confirmation hearings last week created some web buzz and the usual criticisms of Senator Smalley. But when it came time for F ... More >>
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This week's OC Weekly features a story on former Royal Lao Army General Vang Pao and his recent arrest for his involvement in the secret purchase of millions of dollars worth of AK-47s, C-4 explosives and Stinger missiles.
Here, via Wonkette, are some exit poll numbers on US Senate races--none from Minnesota, however--published at the New Republic's blog, The Plank. As TNR blogger Ryan Lizza notes, they come from two sources but "seem too pro-Dem to be true." To be taken with a block of salt and all that. For what it' ... More >>
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