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My Conservative Vision For All Americans

My Conservative Vision For All Americans

Liberals in Minnesota are alarmed about their loss of support in the rural and small-town parts of the state. The same phenomenon that is occurring across the country–everyone is abandoning the Democratic Party except urban dwellers–is going on here. Two Sundays ago, the Minneapolis Star Tribune ran an op-ed […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Ready? - On the Mark - SPEND!

Ready? – On the Mark – SPEND!

"Dayton’s days are numbered and his clone, Tina Smith has recently decided she will not run for his job. The field is wide open for the right person to turn this state around. Sorry Kurt – it is not you." A few months ago, a much younger friend who […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Changing our Constitution

Lie First, Lie Always: Numbers

Last week at the hearings on the “Constitutional Carry” and “Self-Defense Reform” bill, the clown antics of Ross Derp (or whatever his name was) got the headlines. (Update: It was Ross Koon. I regret the error). But something even more indicative of the anti-gun, criminal safety movement was buried […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Minnesota’s Bornholmer Strasse

Priorities

Hide illegal aliens in Minneapolis? No problem. Parade down the freeway without a demonstration permit? Here – have a police escort! Sell a legal product on a day that isn’t “legal” today, but will be in four months? Incur the wrath of the All Powerful City ! Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The Luger lobby

The Luger lobby

Andrew Luger is the United States Attorney for Minnesota. Appointed by President Obama at the suggestion of one or the other of Minnesota’s two Democratic Senators, he had no reason to think that his days in office would continue in the Trump administration. When I ran into him in […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The Luger lobby

Fake news

When is a non-story a story? When you put enough helium in it to participate in the Macy’s Parade. And we had that this morning in the Star Tribune : Andrew Luger, who as U.S. attorney prosecuted the nation’s largest terrorism recruitment case and helped solve the 27-year-old mystery […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The Costs and Benefits of Somali Refugees: Part 2

The Costs and Benefits of Somali Refugees: Part 2

Scott wrote this morning about the costs of Minnesota’s Somali refugee population to the state. He discussed, among other things, an article in today’s Minneapolis Star Tribune that contains information about the cost of welfare benefits to Minnesota’s Somali refugee population. The Strib’s spin on the issue is a […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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