Cool To Hate

Cool To Hate

What was it, yesterday? When I said the whole “ Always believe the accuser ” thing was going to go by the boards how that Al Franken (aka “The John Oliver of 2005) is in whatever “crosshairs” the media spares for liberal icons? I’d like to say it was […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Walking off a cliff for healthcare...

A Cold Antananarivo

Joe Doakes emails from Como Park: I had an appointment at Health Partners yesterday. First question the receptionist asked: “Have you traveled outside the country in the last two weeks?” Why does it matter if I went anywhere? I live in Minnesota, home to the largest tuberculosis outbreak in […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Lightning Round -- 061217

The Twin Cities: A Huge Government Toy Box

News broke earlier this week that mere Minnesotans without Super Bowl tickets will be barred from the Met Council’s train lines on Super Bowl Sunday: Metro Transit is the best way to reach downtown Minneapolis with expanded schedules on key routes for local commuters and additional schedules for Super […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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I Expect Another 30 Year Old Sexual Harassment Claim Against A Prominent Republican To Dominate The Headlines

I Expect Another 30 Year Old Sexual Harassment Claim Against A Prominent Republican To Dominate The Headlines

That’ be Al Franken – then an Air America host – and Leanne Tweeden, a radio newswoman from Los Angeles. Expect to see breaking news that Arne Carlson called a page “toots”, combined with demands that he resign, any moment here… QUESTION: Any bets on whether all the DFLers […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Hero Takes A Fall

There’s a bit of a humanitarian crisis in Burma (the wonk class now call it “Myanmar”, but nobody cares, because it’s freaking Burma); the majority Buddhist population is carrying out ethnic cleansing against a small Muslim minority, with the blessing of the military (who worry about a Muslim population […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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