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    August 22, 2012

    How to Speak Republican

    Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language 

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    January 4, 2012

    Michele Bachmann falls from grace

    From top GOP contender to bottom of the barrel

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Target kept on giving to anti-gay politicians after Emmer fiasco

    mmtzjr69out​The dust has settled in the wake of the 2010 elections, and the hot white glare on Target's controversial support for anti-gay Republican Tom Emmer's gubernatorial campaign has faded. But FEC records show that the Target political action committee kept up its donations to anti-ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty gets his God on

    The mutual admiration society.​When a born-again Christian Republican with presidential ambitions goes on the Christian Broadcasting Network for an interview, the best anyone can hope for is that the swooning doesn't devolve into a drooling, sticky mess. And in that regard, Tim Pawlenty, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann, oppose Quran burning

    T-Paw pretty much thinks burning books is a bad idea.​There's been a lot of controversy this week about Florida pastor Terry Jones' upcoming Quran burn-a-thon, set for this Saturday, the anniversary the Sept. 11 attacks. President Obama calls it a recruitment bonanza for al Qaida. Nationally, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty: "I don't do well in straw polls."

    T-Paw explains why he came in fourth in Conservative Political Action Conference's straw poll.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Michele Bachmann distances herself from Pat Robertson's comments on Haiti

    Even the state nutbag won't back "Pact With Satan" Robertson's play.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Lily Coyle's Strib letter to Robertson from Satan goes viral

    Like so many people, Lily Coyle was appalled at the televangelist's twisting of history for his own ends.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Will Bachmann smack Robertson's devil-worshipping Haitians comments?

    She may not have time, between rants about the usual radical-leftist-takeover jabbering, but it sure would be refreshing, wouldn't it?

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    December 2, 2009
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    May 15, 2008
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    March 21, 2008
  • Feature

    January 9, 2008

    A raucous Iowa caucus

    The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul

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    January 8, 2008
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    December 3, 2007

    Breakfast of Champions: 12/3

    Much new on the site from the wintery weekend. Show reviews from Madlib, Peanut Butter Wolf and friends, Breakfast of Champions: 11/30

    Two new slideshows up from yesterday, one capturing the festivities at Hmong New Year and another which will become a recurring theme -- 1/5 Morning Communiqué

    Ericsson uses NYC cabs to track wireless dead zones, right-wing radio host calls for Congressional assassinations, a Slovakian has a ... More >>

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    December 13, 2006
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    November 1, 2006

    Will Don Pardo Deliver the Eulogy?

    Saving 'Studio 60' from going six feet under

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    October 4, 2006

    The Chosen One

    Michele Bachmann's recipe for success: Christian piety and not-so-Christian opportunism

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2006

    5/19: Morning Communique

    Everyone hates fat people, Iowan calls police after blow-up doll is stolen, the 25 un-sexiest women, the Pamela Rogers action figure, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2006

    1/30: Morning Communique

    Anti-gay marriage amendment coming back, pork barrel projects are way up, Absolut ends their 25-year-old ad campaign, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2006

    1/17: Morning Communique

    Neanderthals floating to Europe, Rosario Dawson launches comic book miniseries, the Goonies circa 2006, the retire Pat Robertson petition, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2006

    1/13: Morning Communique

    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...

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2006

    1/6: Morning Communique

    Indiana residents not big Aidan Quinn fans, smoking leads to webbed toes, the mustache rating system, from Mac Mini to Millenium Falcon, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2005

    12/13: Morning Communique

    South Park gets in trouble with Catholics, AFI's top movies of the year, latte art, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • News

    November 23, 2005

    The Mad Scientist

    Biologist and blogger PZ Myers speaks out on the war on science, intelligent design, and the sexual habits of giant squid

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2005

    Book of Virtues, Chapter 11: Ethnic Cleansing

    The "moment of zen" concluding Jon Stewart's Daily Show last night truly was a stunner. William Bennett, former Secretary of Education and author of Book of Virtues, appeared to advocate aborting all black children in the United States as a means of reducing crime. Here is what Bennett sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2005

    8/29: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. Jack Sparks responds to Diablo Cody's State Fair post at the Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS Thailand's leader is trying to ferret out a government minister who allegedly had a penis enlargement, saying news of it is aff ... More >>

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    August 24, 2005
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    August 23, 2005

    8/23: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Diablo Cody delivers her Five Least Favorite Songs at the Pussy Ranch. Steve Monaco has your movie quiz question of the week at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS Two months after ending his 16-year relationship with Capitol Records, country singer Garth Brooks has used his newfound freed ... More >>

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    August 4, 2005
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    December 1, 2004

    Daydream Believers

    'Religious Right' illuminates the path to evildoing

  • News

    June 26, 2002

    The Backside

    Beyond the grandstand at Canterbury Park, where horseracing isn't the only religion

  • Movies

    August 9, 2000

    A Star Is Reborn

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye resurrects a divinely inspired performer

  • Books

    March 8, 2000

    Ladies First?

    Keep your laws off my potty: A restroom refusenik's crusade for modesty at Southwest High School

  • News

    January 27, 1999

    The Meal at the End of the Millennium

    How to answer God's call to feed the world's starving children? Richard Proudfit couldn't figure it out. Then Y2K answered his prayers.

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    January 6, 1999

    Is He Nuts?

    Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?

  • Feature

    November 1, 1998

    Remembering Matthew

    In the wake of a Wyoming man's murder, the Twin Cities and the nation respond

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    August 1, 1998

    Over the Rainbow

    Are we really ready to declare ourselves post gay?

  • Feature

    June 30, 1998

    Queering the Culture

    Oscar Wilde on Broadway, Lesbian Opera at Lincoln Center, Sparky the Gay Dog on TV. Be Careful What You Wish For.

  • Books

    June 24, 1998

    The Brilliant Demise of Allen Quist

    At the 1998 Republican convention, the conservative crusade comes Coleman's way

  • Movies

    March 18, 1998

    Electric Chair

    Going Down Slowly: Kathleen Chalfant and Joanna Merlin in Yvonne Rainer's MURDER and murder.

  • News

    December 31, 1997

    Artists Of The Year

    We list the best of the best of 1997.

  • Feature

    November 12, 1997

    Party of Losers

    A recent Supreme Court decision upholding tight Minnesota rules on cross-party endorsements quashed the possibility of third parties playing a balance-of-power role in most states. Thus, the only hope for a renewal of progressive electoral politics is for

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    September 18, 1996


    Dumb and DOMA