Signs, signs, everywhere signs

Signs, signs, everywhere signs

Someone put up signs worth heeding over the weekend : Joe Morino brought an incredulous friend to see the orange street sign he just spotted in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis. The official-looking metal sign read: “WARNING: TWIN CITIES POLICE EASILY STARTLED.” It featured a graphic silhouette of a […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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All lives matter

What and why

It’s one thing to know what happened. It’s quite another to know why. As we learn more about the circumstances of the death of Justine Damond at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, the why will matter greatly : Police officers Matthew Harrity and Mohamed Noor eased their […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Veto Mania!

Puttin’ the last three letters in bass

Gov. Dayton takes his bass boat and goes home : Gov. Mark Dayton canceled a meeting with business owners around Lake Mille Lacs Saturday after about 75 protesters in boats encircled him on the lake to protest a temporary ban on walleye fishing. Dayton was with a small group […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Trump to China: Why are you still trading with North Korea?

il miglior fabbro

Rod Dreher, in the midst of a much longer piece about Trump’s speech in Poland and the bizarre reactions to it: But it’s also important to know that many on the left offend and repudiate people who dislike Trump by reacting to him like rabid rats got loose in […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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News You Can Use

Walter Russell Mead and company over at The American Enterprise are amused with the latest from the New York Times: As part of its weekly essay series on the legacy of the Russian Revolution, the New York Times has earnestly broken the news to its readers that the American […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Meanwhile, in Illinois

Meanwhile, in Illinois

Michael Madigan gets his way , as he always does: Democratic lawmakers voted 71-42 to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a $5 billion tax hike on Thursday. Illinois has been in a budgetary showdown to address a $6.2 billion deficit, as well as nearly $15 billion in […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Sandbagged?

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: You figure that if you are forced to shoot somebody and you’re up-front with the cops, the prosecutor will see that you’re a Good Guy and will drop the charges, right? You can’t imagine the prosecutor will twist your words and play dirty […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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