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Rare in Minnesota

Rare in Minnesota

"What do I want? I want Minnesota to be ordinary. Not exceptionally unlivable due to stupid policies and laws." The mythical Mayor of Garage Logic would often say, "Minnesota – the state where absolutely nothing is allowed." True dat. Minnesota sticks out like a very blue sore thumb when […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Ilhan Omar declines comment

Ilhan Omar declines comment

Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar is becoming a political celebrity. She’s a Somali refugee. She’s young. She’s attractive. She’s a Democrat. Did I forget to say she’s a Muslim? She’s a Muslim. She toes the Democratic Party line on every issue great and small, purporting to speak up for […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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It’s A Start

Ted Mondale and Michelle Kelm-Helgen resigned from the Metro Sports Utilities Commission yesterday, after the corruption in the MSFC’s use of luxury skyboxes as a spiff for the Twin Cities’ DFL became to great for even the Metro old-boy-and-girl network to hush up. Mondale and Kelm-Helgen faced cascading criticism […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Goodbye and Good Riddance

Out they go : The two highest-profile public officials on the U.S. Bank Stadium oversight commission stepped down Thursday amid growing legislative and public pressure over their use of two luxury suites to host friends, family and political allies at games and concerts. Michele Kelm-Helgen, chairwoman of the Minnesota […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The "Club"

The “Club”

"The two sides may have to work together, but that is where it can end. The only friends any representative should have at any level of government are first the Constitution (federal and/or state), and the voters who sent them." We all know it exists. Some call it the […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Dem comeback on hold in Minnesota

Donald Trump narrowly lost to Hillary Clinton in the contest at the top of the ticket in Minnesota this year, but in other respects Republicans had an astoundingly good year. They amplified their majority in the Minnesota House to an unprecedented number in a presidential election cycle, when the […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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