Last night Punch Pizza got some publicity better than any Superbowl ad.The President of the United States gave the local pizza chain an extended shout out during the State of the Union, lauding the company for giving employees raises to $10 an hour and calling on businesses across the country to fol ... More >>
Last month, MNGOP Chair Keith Downey announced party officials were developing new social media best practice guidelines. The move came at least partly in response to the Winona County GOP getting itself in trouble for sharing a Facebook post about the Obamas that alluded to stereotypes about blacks ... More >>
-- Update at bottom -- Sure, it's not as bad as the Chisago County GOP's recent "Pro-choice: Against slavery? Don't buy one" post, but really?SEE ALSO: MNGOP Rep. Pat Garofalo suggests liberal blogger is a pussy Yesterday, the Winona County Republican Party shared a doctored image of Michelle Obama ... More >>
Norm Coleman has had some surprisingly nice things to say about President Obama lately, but he's still a Republican, and he couldn't resist the urge to take a shot at the first lady during an appearance yesterday on Wolf Blitzer's CNN show.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's "tar baby" Obama blast "has not ... More >>
No throngs to pal with the Palins.The rules set up by Mall of America officials for Sarah and Bristol Palin's book signing yesterday seemed to have been written in anticipation of an army of fans. "'Camping out' is not allowed," the rules read. "Beginning at 5 a.m., guests will be allowed to lin ... More >>
Bristol Palin dishes about Dancing with the Stars and the bad-boy father of her baby.Bristol Palin, once Alaska's most famous unwed teenage mother, will be bringing her real life soap opera to the Mall of America and signing copies of her new book, "Not Afraid of Life." The memoir is notable ... More >>
Steven Cowan blew away his TV over Bristol Palin's "dancing."Steven Cowan had the same reaction as a lot of Americans who watched Bristol Palin's misadventures on "Dancing With The Stars" last season: He went nuts. So nuts, in fact, that the 67-year-old Dane County man shot out his TV and th ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is clueless about Lady Gaga.Lady Gaga headlined the Grammys. She's sold bazillions of records. An army of Little Monsters follows her every move and tweet. She's a bona fide cultural phenomenon. But Rep. Michele Bachmann, mother of five and foster mother to her own army, is ... More >>
Steven Cowan is not Bristol Palin's biggest fan.Bristol Palin did a lot of whining on her way up the ladder in last season's Dancing With The Stars, coasting on her mom's name but complaining she lost in the finals for political reasons. Tell it to 67-year-old Steven Cowan. Palin's lack of ... More >>
Breast feeding: Can't we all just get along?Michele Bachmann attacked Michelle Obama yesterday for promoting breastfeeding. And our commenter of the day suspects that, were the congresswoman not an educated white woman working in a well-heeled profession that allows flexibility and perks when it ... More >>
Michele Bachmann trashes Michelle Obama over breastfeeding.When the teabaggers made Michele Bachmann their queen, were they hoping she'd start a war with First Lady Michelle Obama over breastfeeding?Because that's what she's doing.Mrs. Obama has promoted the idea of more flexible workplace rules ... More >>
Bristol Palin: What's not to love?Those Palins sure do bring out the best in people. Take Steven Cowan, who lives in Dane County, Wis. The guy watches Bristol Palin on "Dancing With the Stars," flies into a rage, busts out a gun, blows away his TV, and then mounts a 15-hour stand-off with th ... More >>
Obama vows to to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation.
Michelle Obama mentions Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak's efforts to bring healthy food to underserved communities in a recent speech.
New wonderful Pistachios "Get Crackin'" ads: distasteful or all in good fun?
When President Obama spoke at the Target Center in Minneapolis Saturday, one supporter in the crowd got one heck of a shoutout. So who is this guy?
The infamous Twin Cities artist Dan Lacey, known for his oil paintings of notables posed with pancakes on their heads, has finally given First Lady Michelle Obama her much deserved portrait.
Someone must be insane to think our next First Lady, Michelle Obama, and our crazy Rep. Michele Bachmann have anything in ... More >>
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Nor would she want to.
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