The Taliban

  • News

    February 27, 2013

    The 10 weirdest members of Congress

    Meet the buffoons who are ruining the United States

  • News

    April 25, 2012

    The Terrorists Next Door

    National security laws have transformed America's most vulnerable immigrants into terrorists

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Greg Mortenson responds to "60 Minutes" with "I'm not a journalist"

    Three Cups of Tea: A work of fiction?​If a story sounds too good to be true, beware. Which brings us to Minnesota native Greg Mortenson. His book, "Three Cups of Tea," about building schools for girls in Afghanistan, is still a New York Times bestseller in paperback. The uplifting tale of loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Naked Cowboy to unseat Obama, defeat the Taliban, fight multiculturalism

    Image courtesy of​"Freedom-loving American" and the country's most famous skivvy-clad busker the Naked Cowboy has announced his 2012 bid for the Presidency.

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    St. Thomas prof Robert Delahunty dogged by torture opponents

    burge5000Thanks for your legal expertise.​Another year is starting at St. Thomas University Law School, torture-memo author Robert Delahunty is preparing to teach his classes, and protesters are once again dressing up like Abu-Grahib detainees to protest his continued presence on the faculty.

  • Columns

    April 25, 2007
  • News

    October 18, 2006

    Yellow Fervor

    Making amends for peeing in public, Minneapolis-style

  • News

    June 21, 2006

    The Republican Nightmare

    Meet the top enlisted soldier—and top lunchroom monitor—who's battling to dislodge Gil Gutknecht

  • Restaurants

    March 1, 2006

    From Hosted to Hosts

    Local Afghan émigrés ring in the Solar New Year with Nau-Rouz

  • Columns

    May 18, 2005
  • News

    November 3, 2004


    Former President George W. Bush Dead at 72

  • News

    October 13, 2004

    Bush's Awful Mess

    I've served in Iraq, and that's why I can't vote for this president again

  • Arts

    January 14, 2004

    The Blogger at War

    James Lileks used to be content with writing about his toddler's toilet training. Then Iraq gave him the chance to become the state's most famous conservative.

  • Arts

    August 20, 2003

    Troma's War

    In his 30th year as the cinema's underdog schlockmeister, Lloyd Kaufman continues to do battle with Bush and bullshit

  • Books

    May 14, 2003

    Biology Is Destiny

    Margaret Atwood's new novel engineers a twisted future

  • News

    January 1, 2003
  • Movies

    January 16, 2002

    Exit Strategy

    'Black Hawk Down' Gets in and out of Somalia With No Questions Asked

  • News

    December 26, 2001
  • News

    November 28, 2001

    Twin Killing

    Is there any way to keep Major League Baseball in Minnesota? Well, for starters we could get a judge to classify Carl Pohlad as a vulnerable adult...

  • Books

    November 21, 2001

    Blaming the Somalis

    Are local immigrants unwittingly funding Al Qaeda? The numbers just don't add up.

  • Feature

    November 19, 1997

    Suddenly Saddam

    It should be remembered that the first plant Saddam used to make chemical weapons was built by the American multinational Bechtel with money supplied by the U.S. Agriculture Department.