Rep. Gabrielle Giffords barely survived a massacre in Tucson on Saturday, after gunman Jared Lee Loughner opened fire on her and a crowd of supporters and staff. Six people died in the attack, including a judge and a 9-year-old girl. Many more were injured. And now there have been calls for ... More >>
Keith Ellison and Peter KingNew York congressman Peter King has made it plain that he doesn't think American Muslims are showing enough deference to his fears about extremists, so he's going to use his new perch as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee to put them on the spot. Ke ... More >>
Photo: banspyThe anniversary of Timothy McVeigh's terrorist attack in Oklahoma City has come and gone without incident, but Peter Dziuk is being held in the Hennepin County jail this morning after being charged with making terroristic threats bearing an erie similarity to McVeigh's plot. The ... More >>
It was open mic night again for Michele Bachmann last night on the Hannity show. The theme: How dare Betty McCollum and Bill Clinton fight back when we tar them and their party as anti-American socialists doing the bidding of a Chicago gangster running the White House? McCollum, you remember ... More >>
Via WikipediaThe Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after Timothy McVeigh's act of anti-government terrorism.U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum raised eyebrows last week when she took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to ask certain unnamed colleagues to cool their overheated right-wing ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is having Tupac Shakur fantasiesCongresswoman Michele Bachmann suffers from a very unusual form of persecution complex: she imagines the entire Democratic party as an L.A.-style street gang that has her in their cross-hairs.First she attracted attention for calling the Obama Admi ... More >>
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollumFor a change of pace, we have a Minnesota congresswoman asking her colleagues to calm down and see the nation's affairs with a little perspective: Democratic U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on the House floor Tuesday in support of a resolution marking the 15th anniversary of ... More >>
A violent night in north Minneapolis and the community activists who helped the cops stop it
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How the jury, like, convicted Timothy McVeigh and totally sentenced him to death, by juror (and 1995 University of Minnesota marketing grad) Tonya Stedman, as told to Vicki Stavig in the UM's alumni magazine, Minnesota:
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In the low-key world of political lawn signs, Robert Haddow, Ph.D. is a maverick. A couple things. One is I misspelled the Unabomber's name. It is Theodore Kaczynski.