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Our Idiot Judiciary

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: The Court of Appeals released its opinion (unreported, but available on the court website) in Hockenson v. State. I find it troubling. I grant there’s a difference between having a fundamental right in the first instance, and petitioning to have that right restored […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Pawlenty vs. Johnson

Deep inside this article are 2 paragraphs that makes me wonder about Commissioner Jeff Johnson. In them, he says “Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, also running for the Republican nomination for governor in the Aug. 14 primary, said Pawlenty’s immigration emphasis is a poll-tested play for the GOP electorate. […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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The battle is joined

Rest assured that Minnesota will have a heated race this fall. For months, pundits like Charlie Cook and Stuart Rothenberg have predicted 4 tight US House races. I’ve been skeptical of those predictions from the start. I never thought that Erik Paulsen’s and Jason Lewis’s seats were toss-ups like […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Just go away, Al

Just go away, Al

I guess it wasn’t enough that then senator Al Franken embarrassed himself during last year’s confirmation hearings of eventual Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch. No, he would apparently love another opportunity for self debasement with the latest SCOTUS nominee. When Judge Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee, […] Click here to view original post bradley1969.blogspot.com

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Life Is Almost Never A Museum

Prince’s Paisley Park has almost literally become a Prince museum – and it should, most likely; it’s a fascinating product of a fascinating guy. But at least commercially, Flyte Tyme Studio (which became Runway Studio after Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis moved to LA fifteen years ago) may actually […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Sen. Smith’s disgusting partisanship

In her short time in office, Sen. Tina Smith, (DFL-MN), has shown herself to be nothing more than a partisan hack. This week, Sen. Smith didn’t wait to hear who President Trump’s nominee to the US Supreme Court was before she announced that she would oppose whoever President Trump […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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