The White House released its third National Climate Assessment report Tuesday, showing how human-induced climate change has already touched the entire United States. It's a grim prediction of floods and droughts, rising sea levels and receding forests, and it puts the blame squarely on the human spe ... More >>
The best parody film since Team America
Last month, Michele Bachmann praised herself for being unable to say anything that's untrue.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's 'I do not do political speech' line draws loud laughter during debate [VIDEO]We told you that was a bunch of B.S at the time. But if you don't want to take it from us, take it fro ... More >>
Minnesotan Brad Magerkurth was lucky enough to be at Coffee Connection in Knoxville, Iowa, in August when President Obama walked in.A traveling brewer with Artisan Beer Company in the Twin Cities, Magerkurth and Obama started talking beer, and before long, the Beer Drinker in Chief asked an aide to ... More >>
So this is kind of a weird time to be alive, when the President and the Republican Congressional leaders and the Democratic Congressional leaders are doing these press-conference showdowns where each faction is offer gentile smack-talk about the other factions, apparently en route to achieving a ... More >>
Jon Stewart says to himself: "Wow."This past week, the White House "came under fire" - another word for the national conversation being dominated by our very loud conservative media, led by the Fox News machine - for inviting the world's least-controversial (oftentimes boring!) rapper, Common, to ... More >>
The White HouseHillary Clinton and Audrey Tomason, in their rightful places. St. Paul blogger Shmarya Rosenberg caught the Hasidic newspaper Der Tzitung with egg on its face. The day after Osama bin Laden was shot and killed by Navy SEALS, the including here White House released a photo carr ... More >>
All the news that mattered Monday morning.Front page editors around Minnesota were doubtless biting their fingernails last night as the White House kept pushing back its official announcement that Osama bin Laden had been shot and killed in a firefight outside Islamabad, Pakistan. But confir ... More >>
How far right does he have to go?Tim Pawlenty's a nice guy, according to New Hampshire GOP executive director Will Wrobleski. But is he presidential material? Not so much. Wrobleski says our former governor, who wants gays back in the closet and off the altar, opposes abortion, questions climate ... More >>
Helen Thomas, who started reporting on U.S. presidents a year before Barack Obama was born, got caught on tape recently during the Jewish Heritage Celebration at the White House telling Jews to go back to Germany (video after the jump). Reliably, Michele Bachmann took Thomas's inane comments ... More >>
Pete Souza/White HouseObama signs the National Day of Prayer proclamationLast week, U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb ruled that the federal law designating a National Day of Prayer was unconstitutional. And now we have President Barack Obama and Rep. Michele Bachmann -- gasp -- joining si ... More >>
According to the White House: The CEA's third quarterly report on the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), released earlier this week, found that the ARRA raised employment as of the first quarter of 2010 by between 2.2 million and 2.8 million jobs over what it would otherwi ... More >>
The president correctly picked North Carolina as last year's NCAA champions. This year, he likes Kansas.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for the 12:30 p.m. speech on Saturday.
A call for chaos in the Oval Office
To recap President Obama's first 100 days in office, the White House compiled a Flickr gallery called "Delivering on Change." Minnesota made it in the collection at least two times.
Forget the recount. Drop gloves at center ice and be done with it.
Women like monkey sex, the NSA wants to license its internet surveillance technology, Ford Bell's MySpace page, storyboards from Corpse Bride, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet
Reporters call Alito "sloppy seconds," the worst New Yorker cartoon caption contest, T-Paw as melancholy Minnesotan, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Bush and the GOP run into troubles--but serious political opposition is not one of them
Anonymous White House source claims photo ops came too little too late
CITY PAGES BLOGS Pizza Man gets into a car chase with a customer that doesn't want to pay, on the Streets of Pizza. THESE DAYS Capitol Hill Blue publisher Doug Thompson claims high-level White House aides are describing President Bush as an angry, obscenity-spouting man who berates staff, unleash ... More >>
CITY PAGES BLOGS Jack Sparks delivers the 3rd Edition of his Top 100 Country Songs of All Time at The Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS ChristianExodus.org is moving thousands of Christians to South Carolina to reestablish constitutionally limited government founded upon Christian principles. Mi ... More >>
No White House since Richard Nixon's has loathed the press as avidly as the Bush crew does. So it was a bit of dreary irony yesterday when Time magazine announced it would turn over to the government a staff reporter's notes on confidential sources: In this matter, the administration is nearly a ... More >>
Five contestants. One job. No scruples.
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The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings
In recent weeks, the press and some Democrats have finally taken up a critical White House deception about Iraq and uranium. What took them so long? And what about all the other lies?
If there were any doubts that Reno is in a self-evident conflict of interest, the revelation that the White House was able to conceal the videotapes from her less-than-zealous Justice Department underlings should remove those doubts.
Johnny Chung claims that when he went to Hillary Clinton's office seeking red-carpet treatment for some Beijing businessmen, the aide to whom he spoke told Chung that Hillary "had some debts with the DNC" for "White House Christmas parties," adding, "May
In their plodding way the Thompson hearings have elicited much new info illustrating the Democratic Party's orgy of greed for campaign cash.
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