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I hope they've stopped beating their wives

I hope they’ve stopped beating their wives

I don’t write about the Second Amendment all that often. We have a number of excellent organizations in Minnesota who are dedicated to ensuring that those who would render the Second Amendment a dead letter are held in check. And the most prolific blogger in Minnesota, my friend Mitch […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Is it fair to ask whether Governor Dayton is a man of his word?

“Terrorism”

Earlier this week “Governor” Dayton declared the firebombing of a Bloomington mosque “terrorism” – notwithstanding the fact that no investigating agency has released any conclusions about motive. Which is a little strange, given that tis’ been five days, now. Make no mistake; there is a xenophobic minority in this […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Lie First, Lie Always: Slander

Lie First, Lie Always: Slander

We’ve been pointing out for years – correctly – that “Protect” Minnesota has never, not once, made a single statement that is simultaneously original, substantial and true. But today, the’ve slid over the line into slander. “We hope that groups like Minnesota Gun Rights, Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus and […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The eternal question: Is Minnesota ready to turn red?

The eternal question: Is Minnesota ready to turn red?

I moved to Minnesota in late 1997, and at least since then, Republicans have asked this question in every election cycle. And in every election cycle, the answer has been a resounding no . However, last year’s unexpectedly close results in Minnesota’s presidential vote has Barry Casselman wondering at […] Click here to view original post hotair.com

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Erin Murphy’s doomed candidacy

Erin Murphy’s doomed candidacy

Erin Murphy was one of the first declared DFL candidates. Based on this article , it appears as though she’s all but officially dead in the water. First, it’s worth noting that “Murphy criticizes capitalist models of health care, saying that a for-profit model of any part of the […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Is Minnesota turning red?

Is Minnesota turning red?

Ed Morrissey is the latest Minnesotan to ask the question about whether Minnesota is turning red . Prior to Ed asking that timeless question, Barry Casselman asked that question in his Weekly Standard article . Ed and Barry both note that Tim Pawlenty is the last Republican to win […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Achievement gap and all that crap

Achievement gap and all that crap

"All kids, regardless of color, regardless of district, deserve better than what we have been offering. They deserve so much better without the taxpayers in this state going broke year after year." I have addressed this issue many times in the past. There have been numerous studies which support […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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