Yesterday, Keith Ellison went on WCCO Sunday Morning with Esme Murphy to explain his (preliminary) support for a military strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.SEE ALSO: Keith Ellison: "Let's say that the war on drugs is over" [INTERVIEW]Ellison made clear during the intervie ... More >>
Iraq war vet and best-selling author Christopher Kyle was gunned down by a fellow veteran in a tragic incident on a shooting range last February. But that didn't stop Jesse Ventura from proceeding with a defamation lawsuit he'd filed against Kyle and his estate.In his book, Kyle described an inciden ... More >>
The book-turned-movie shows off a chilling apocalyptic realm of zombies and chaos
Jesse Ventura has decided to proceed in his defamation case against Christopher Kyle, the Iraq war vet and best-selling author who was gunned down at a shooting range earlier this year, says Ventura's attorney, David Olsen. Ventura filed the suit in February 2012, alleging Kyle fabricated a story ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorability tanks-- The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens-- Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has long record of association with Muslim Brotherhood'Over the past couple months, Michele ... More >>
DesaparecidosWith Little Brazil400 Bar, MinneapolisThursday, August 9, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Desaparecidos at 400 BarDesaparecidos' Denver Dalley on writing Read Music/Speak Spanish and the artistic use of racial slursConor Oberst can pack good-sized theaters playing his folkier, more precious Bri ... More >>
Related:Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: #20-11Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.10. Babes in ToylandOrigin: Minneapolis | Active: 1987-2001 | Songs: "Bruise Violet" and "Sweet 69" Kat Bjelland is one of the nastiest female vocalists, period. Although the woman who adeptl ... More >>
Somali's civil war claims another Minnesotan.A suicide bomber who blew himself up in Mogadishu yesterday in an attack that killed 10 had traveled to Somalia from Minneapolis in 2008.Abdisalan Ali had emigrated to Minnesota with his family when he was 2 years old, but was among 20 local youths who ... More >>
Comic purists may be disappointed with the liberties
WikipediaAl-Shabaab has been linked to Minnesota before.Al-Shabaab, the Islamic terrorist group allied with al-Qaeda, is reporting on its website that a Somali American from Minnesota, 25-year-old Abdullahi Ahmed, blew himself up during a car bombing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Globa ... More >>
Heading off what we assume will be the inevitable attacks from right field about American Muslims not rejoicing in a sufficiently patriotic manner over the death of Osama bin Laden, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a formal statement today from the gro ... More >>
Mortenson's original best seller.Greg Mortenson, the mountaineer turned best-selling author and "Three Cups of Tea" do-gooder in Afghanistan, is in more trouble this morning. Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock says he's looking into allegations that the Minnesota native may have illegal ... More >>
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 >>
Sometimes being a hero means denying the American military the funding it needs to uphold the law.The Don't Ask Don't Tell debate is over, but Tim Pawlenty seems to think that if he can revive it he might also be able to revive his so-far lifeless campaign to get Americans to remember his nam ... More >>
Wingnut of the Year.Rep. Michele Bachmann took us all on another ride aboard the crazy train this year, questioning the president's patriotism, defending BP, proclaiming herself the queen tea partier -- and winning re-election in the 6th congressional district. Here's a look back.
Kurt Kruize, the Army reservist from St. Cloud who died recently in Iraq, leaves behind four children, ages two to 13.
Governor shakes hands with crazy
U.S. Special Forces killed a man Monday in Somalia suspected of being a link between al-Qaida in Pakistan and the militia targeted for recruiting Minnesota Somalis to return to fight.
Il Divo glitters among duller bulbs like The Girl From Monaco, Just Another Love Story
Morgan Spurlock gives Americans a bad name, but (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine
Breaking Out of the Pack of Iraq War Docs, 'No End in Sight' Devastates.
John Weeks is what some people might call an obsessive. Over the past two years, he has spent weeks at a time traveling alongside the Mississippi River, photographing more than 300 of the bridges that span that mighty body of water, from Itasca to New Orleans.
The 'Transformers' premiere party runs out of gas
Michael Winterbottom puts a face—and a hood—on the suffering at Guantanamo
Documentarian Eugene Jarecki discusses his latest weapon of mass instruction
Minnesota filmmakers remember the warm-weather flicks that got them hot (or bothered)
Today's WashPost poll says that only 22 percent of the public agrees with Dick Cheney's now-infamous suggestion that we've finally got the Iraqis almost where we want them. ("I think the level of activity that we see today, from a military standpoint, I think will clearly decline. I think they're ... More >>
Downing Street springs new leak: Second Brit memo suggests Iraq war may not end in hugs In the Washington Post, White House blogger Dan Froomkin is calling it the DSM-II. And, truly, the second Downing Street memo to leak out of the Blair adminstration portrays a Bush war team suffering from the kin ... More >>
More Weise Nazi.org post excerpts These eight additional posts by Jeff Weise at Nazi.org chatboards bring to 15 or so the number of his posts recoverable from the Google cache records, out of 34 posts the site acknowledges he made. The recovered posts span a period from March 19 through August 2, 20 ... More >>
How's the president doing?
It's not torture when Americans are doing it
Home from assignment in Iraq, the Star Tribune's Paul McEnroe talks about fear, bias, and embedded journalists
Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal
Libyan dissenters worldwide build a virtual headquarters--on a local public-access server
For over a century the YMCA has been teaching men how to be men--and, according to a new book, how to be gay
Back on Top: Demi Moore in G.I. Jane.
Debbie "Shake Your Love" Gibson: Just what we needed.