It Must Be Summer

One of the most evergreen topics for any out-of-power party is the gas prices this time of year. Here’s a hint – the sitting president has almost nothing to do with fluctuations in spot gas prices (and no, I said pretty much the same thing when gas prices rose […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Taking a knee...

Squirrel!

I caught a few seconds of the Today show for the first time in five years this morning (I don’t spend a lot of time in front of the TV – I literally haven’t watched a network prime-time show since the finale of The Office in July of 2013). […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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So, Were Trump’s Tweets Right After All?

I’m Gonna Tear Your Echo Chamber Down

A court has ruled that President Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking his critics on Twitter. Last July, the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of seven individuals arguing that blocking users on the @realDonaldTrump […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Socratic Debate, Minneapolis “Progressive” Style

“Woman” (probably) throws drink at conservative minx Tomi Lahren – local liberal hamsters applaud like trained chimps. This article by the City Pages’ relentlessly dumb Mike Mullen: The Fox News contributor apparently stopped and turned back to confront the water-thrower’s table, at which point a man yelled, “Fuck that […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Dense

The argument amongst Minneapolis’s self-appointed “elites” isn’t whether to make Minneapolis into a high-rise, high-density city full of condos for the well-to-do and poverty-warehouses for the poor – but just how dense to make things. Pun intended. But as Lincoln said, you can’t fool all the people all time. […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Berg’s Seventh Law: On The Cusp Of Immortality?

I was thinking the other day – if it turns out that, after almost two years of Democrats claiming that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians it turns out that the Democrats were the ones who actually colluded with Putin ? It’d mean that Berg’s Seventh Law is not […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The Rightful Owners

Former Iron Range legislator Carly Melin (who has since gone on to the great non-profit sinecure reward that awaits all DFL legislators) on the protests at the Blue Line on Fort Snelling yesterday: The same people who oppose public transit are mad that public transit was disrupted by a […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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