Where Credit Is Due!

Where Credit Is Due!

As the world wonders what’s going to happen with Al Franken – after 33 Senators call for his stepping down – one must give credit where it’s due. So a big, unreserved salute to two Minnesota profiles in courage – two women who stepped out against the wind in […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Finding the (new) line

Whenever I Need A Little Pick-Me-Up…

With the departure of Fast Eddie Schultz from the (American) national media, Cenk Uygur has taken sole possession of the role of dumbest person in American public life. And every once in a while, when I need a little pick-me-up, I re-roll this clip of his election-night journey from […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Shot in the Dark

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: History of the Mozambique drill for pistol shooters or, as it’s now called, the Failure Drill. Some of the hot-shot commenters don’t understand the reason for the break in shooting between the second and third shots. Why not keep shooting until the target […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Special election: Alabamans play “Trumpian or Consequences” today

“Unexpected”

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: Article examines why Alabama voters shifting back toward Moore . Weakness of claims, distracting news accounts (Weinstein, Franken, Lauer), traditional Republican state, all likely true but I suspect the real reason is timing. The Washington Post released the article as an October Surprise, […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Brass

It’s been in all the papers – Manny Laureano, the prinicpal trumpeter of the Minnesota Orchesta (and a friend of this blog, of the NARN and incidentally of me) walked off the stsge at a MNO gig supporting Rufus Wainright the other night. Wainright – son of 70s country-rock […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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