Met Council Ditricts

Real Met Council reform, Part II

There’s no question that people are resistant to change. They appreciate the familiar, which is why it’s difficult, if not impossible, to change things that are broken. Sometimes, though, a dramatic shake-up is exactly what’s needed. The colonists knew that in the 1770s. There are lots of angry activists […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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First Champlin Council Meeting Recap

Well last Monday I attended my first Champlin City Council meeting and came away with a few takeaways. There were many positive things to say. The council chamber is small and cozy so it’s quite a nice and inviting atmosphere. It’s not some overbuilt nonsense like in Ramsey or […] Click here to view original post communitysolutionsmn.wordpress.com

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Met Council Ditricts

Real Met Council reform, Part I

This op-ed , written by an Anoka County commissioner, a Dakota County commissioner and the mayor of Brooklyn Park, highlights what’s wrong with the Met Council. Their op-ed opens by saying “four suburban counties and 41 cities across the Twin Cities area have passed resolutions contradicting the group of […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Met Council vs. accountability

Saying that the Met Council is accountability’s enemy isn’t just conservative consensus anymore. Thanks to Katherine Kersten’s reporting , we know that Jim Nobles, Minnesota’s Legislative Auditor, declared that the Council lacks “accountability,” “transparency” and “credibility.” Further, thanks to Kevin Terrell’s report , we know why the Council lacks […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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An Elected Met Council is No Better

One would think that all this talk about reforming the Met Council would make me as happy and yes, it does make me smile. However, I think some critical things are missing from the debate here that I just can’t stay silent about. Ideas for reform can be seen […] Click here to view original post communitysolutionsmn.wordpress.com

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I Hear The NARN A’Comin…

Today, the Northern Alliance Radio Network – America’s first grass-roots talk radio show – is on the air! I will be on live from 1-3PM today! I’ll be talking with author Gary Moore . Don’t forget – King Banaian is on from 9-11AM on AM1440, and Brad Carlson has […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Alonda Cano: Bully

You might recall Minneapolis City Councilor Alonda Cano; last winter, she was abusing her access to city data to “shame” people who criticized her support for Black Lives Matter. Then, when called for alleged laziness by (of all outlets) the City Pages , she… …well, that actually brings us […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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