Yesterday's House debate about the Safe Schools Act certainly did bring out the fringe element of the Minnesota Republican Party. From Jim Newberger predicting the anti-bullying bill will usher in an Orwellian dystopia, to Mary Franson saying it's tantamount to fascism, to Glenn Gruenhagen openly pi ... More >>
At the State Fair, Mark Dayton called for the state to move toward eliminating coal-burning power plants and said Minnesota ought to "be in the forefront of creating a cleaner environment."SEE ALSO: Will Steger baffled by Tim Pawlenty's global warming flip flop Nothing too out of the norm, right? Bu ... More >>
The book-turned-movie shows off a chilling apocalyptic realm of zombies and chaos
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What a tragedy.Medard Prosper, 19, lived through more than most of us could ever imagine -- he parents were killed in 2007 during the Democratic Republic of Congo's bloody civil war. His parents dead, Prosper and his six siblings embarked on a 500-mile journey to a refugee camp in Tanzania. Two youn ... More >>
Michele Bachmann ought to feel right at home when she makes four speeches in California as a guest of the Eagle Forum, a paranoid right-wing group founded by anti-Equal Rights Amendment zealot Phyllis Schlafly. Here's a group that sees evil conspiracies everywhere, from feminists, godless li ... More >>
She also accused Obama of tyranny and declared that, "The government is working against us."
Rachel Maddow helps us connect the dots.
Roxana Saberi grew up in Fargo and graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead. She hasn't been heard from since Feb. 10 when she called her father in Fargo to tell him she was detained in Iran.
How did Israel respond to U.S. questioning about block pasta at the border? Americans are simply uninformed about food aid.
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Earlier this year, City Pages ran a Q&A with Dave Durenberger as a cover story. The former U.S. Senator from Minnesota gave a frank critique of the current state of his own Republican party, saying mostly how it had been taken over by big money and religious zealots. Some of the stuff that didn't m ... 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 >>
'Outfoxed' and 'Uncovered' point a familiar finger at evildoers
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Minnesota's first Arab film festival speaks louder than CNN
W, War, and Westerns
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Thousands of Somalis fled when their country committed suicide a decade ago. Now the local INS office has found a way to send them back.
Seven years after the Gulf War, Paul William Roberts's The Demonic Comedy draws a punch line in the sand
Dancing with myself: DJ Code Blue chooses to mix for herself, not the masses
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
Even the paranoid have real enemies.