Timidity

Rejected Tim Pawlenty Campaign Slogans

Haven’t done one of these in a while. Why the hell not? New, Improved, Old Fashioned You could do worse. In fact, you have More baggage than American Tourister! Woke? Nah, barely awake! Ain’t too proud to beg, as I have demonstrated for the past 8 years I won’t […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Calliope, Part Three — Minnesota CD5

When incumbent Keith Ellison jumped into the race for attorney general, that meant there would be a free-for-all for his seat in Congress. In my mind, this race becomes the most interesting race of this cycle, because it will tell us a lot about where the metro DFL really […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Calliope, Part Two — The Race for Attorney General

While the race for governor is certainly the most consequential of this election cycle, the attorney general matters quite a lot, too. And it’s going to be interesting now that Lori Swanson has decided to run for governor. The big fish on the DFL side is Keith Ellison, who […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Calliope — the Race for Governor

We’re back from celebrating graduation ceremonies for Benster and Fearless Maria. These were joyful events and we’re all proud of their accomplishments. It was also good to get away from writing about politics for a few days. As we left town for Benster’s graduation, the nominating conventions for the […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Albion the news that’s fit to print

Can’t talk about it in England. Likely no one in England will read these words, but in case someone from England does happen across this blog, I share the reportage of Ezra Levant : On Friday, May 25, Tommy [Robinson] was reporting from outside the courthouse in Leeds, where […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Say what???

Negotiations 101

You could see this coming right up the ol’ DMZ : North Korea said it was surprised by President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un and it remained willing to meet with the U.S. at any time. First Vice Foreign Minister Kim […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Mediate this Dayton!

The mumbling sociopath’s gift to us all

Minnesotans will likely see an increase in income taxes next year after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a tax bill meant to bring the state tax code in line with the new federal system following a sweeping overhaul passed by the U.S. Congress last year, according to Certified Public Accountants […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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