On October 23, the Brainerd Dispatch published a letter to the editor written by a self-proclaimed Democrat named Stephen Sundquist.SEE ALSO:-- Fargo-Moorhead Forum publishes comically sexist 'war against men' letter to the editor-- Mike Parry falsely claims Faribault Daily News' endorsement; gets s ... More >>
Michele Bachmann wishes Elvis "Happy Birthday" on the anniversary of his death.Michele Bachmann wished Elvis Presley "Happy Birthday!" on the anniversary of his death, providing yet another glimpse into how oblivious she really is behind those wild eyes."Before we get started, let's all say happy ... More >>
Michele Bachmann in the White House just got one step closer to reality.Michele Bachmann won today's straw poll in Ames, Iowa, edging out Ron Paul by just 150 votes as well as former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, who finished in third.Bachmann's win grants her instant political legitimacy and ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, Albert Einstein: More in common than you think.Every magazine in America is writing a big profile of Michele Bachmann, and at this point you really need to throw something crazy out there to get noticed.Newsweek banked on a bug-eyed photo that went viral, with the cover shot get ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is worth 8,700 words?Michele Bachmann is the subject of a gigantic profile in the current issue of the New Yorker. As one of the craziest members of congress comes under the careful eye of political reporter Ryan Lizza, a few interesting new stones got turned over. Mainly, the st ... More >>
Marcus looks gay in this picture.Now that Michele Bachmann is being taken seriously as a GOP presidential candidate, national scrutiny has begun to focus on her husband Marcus.Specifically: Is this dude gay or what?Marcus set off Cher's gaydar last week and before long #MarcusBachmannissogay was ... More >>
Wingnut of the Year.Rep. Michele Bachmann took us all on another ride aboard the crazy train this year, questioning the president's patriotism, defending BP, proclaiming herself the queen tea partier -- and winning re-election in the 6th congressional district. Here's a look back.
She also accused Obama of tyranny and declared that, "The government is working against us."
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In the past year, Prince has become a Jehovah's Witness, bitched about the record industry, canceled a national tour, and delayed the release of his new CD. But he doesn't want to talk about it.
Emily Carter's flirtation with drugs led her from Park Avenue to a bad marriage with the festering streets of New York's Alphabet City. Now, in a collection of stories, Carter recalls the ABCs of addiction--and spells out the terms of a new life in Minnea
Photographing radical Faeries, elderly grandparents, and homeless kids, Keri Pickett pulls subjects from the edges of public awareness to the center of the frame
Former Fillies center Tonyus Chavers watches from the sidelines as women's pro basketball hits the jackpot
Five years ago Mike Hatch was just another failed politician. Then a dying woman walked into his office, and a crusade was born.
Eight years for burglary. Eighteen for rape. Life for murder. Five women talk about doing time with their men behind bars.
Hello Rock Star and other salutations that may never reach the ears of the seriously talented but lamentably underappreciated singer-songwriter Marlee MacLeod
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Todd Jones was tapped as only a temporary fill-in, but he's at the top of a very short list to replace U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug
Elizabeth Wurtzel damns "difficult" women with lame praise
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Allegations that the president's personal secretary was involved in a cover-up--obscured in the headlines by the White House's skillful media handling--represent the biggest danger yet for Clinton's credibility.
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In Minneapolis and elsewhere, proponents of the New Urbanist planning movement are promising a new tomorrow -- one that looks a lot like yesterday.
Nor would she want to.
Relations between Chief Bob Olson and Minneapolis's black cops take another hit.