About State Politics and News Events

Off the table!!

Off the table!!

"This is not the way to negotiate. Not the way I learned. Our "pet rock" should be that we are taxed enough. Not only taxed enough, but over taxed." Please, please tell me this was a misprint in the paper. And it had to be misreporting on the TV […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

Read more
Statement or suicide

Will Minnesota be the canary in the Trump mine for House control?

Will Donald Trump hinder down-ballot Republicans, or perhaps boost others? Three House races in Minnesota might give a measure of the coattails from the ticket, argues National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar . Republicans have to defend two suburban districts in the Twin Cities where Trump’s brashness might conflict with Minnesota […] Click here to view original post hotair.com

Read more
“Minnesota men” got to trial (8)

“Minnesota men” got to trial (8)

When the first group of “Minnesota men” were charged with conspiring to join ISIS in April 2015, it made headlines in page-one stories all over the country. Scott Shaen reported in the New York Times, for example, “6 Minnesotans held in plot to join ISIS.” In the Wall Street […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

Read more
Attachment-1

All Is Proceeding As Predicted

Five years after Governor Flint-Smith Dayton got his Vikings Stadium deal, he admits his “e-pulltab” proposal – which was supposed to fund the state’s share of Zygi Wilf’s real-estate upgrade – was a flop (emphasis added): By now, it’s a well-known fact that the plan to fund the state’s […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

Read more

MNDFL: They Know What Matters

The transportation, tax and bonding bills are all a shambles. So what is the Minnesota DFL focused on? Baseball players and their tobacco. The bill was introduced Monday by Rep. Mike Freiberg, DFL-Golden Valley. It would ban the use of tobacco at Target Field, CHS Field and other professional […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

Read more
“Minnesota men” go to trial (7)

“Minnesota men” go to trial (7)

Abdullahi Yusuf (pictured in the thumbnail on the home page) was the first three key prosecution witnesses to testify at trial. Yusuf has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide material assistance to ISIS by joining the group in Syria. Three of his alleged co-conspirators and “former friends,” as he […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

Read more
1 130 131 132 133 134 137