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Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

Thread Jack alert. I just got this emailed to me… October 27, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY For IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Friday, October 28, 2016, the Minnesota Voters Alliance (MVA) will be announcing the filing of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Ramsey County District Court against Secretary of State Steve […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Meet Ilhan Omar, City Pages style

Meet Ilhan Omar, City Pages style

Twin Cities alternative weekly City Pages has just posted a long, glowing profile of Ilhan Omar by Cory Zurowski. Omar has studiously avoided interviews with reporters covering her story. She has declined interviews with the Star Tribune’s Patrick Coolican, KMSP 9’s Tom Lyden and KARE 11’s John Croman. But […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Meet Ilhan Omar, Daily Beast style

Meet Ilhan Omar, Daily Beast style

At the Daily Beast, Dean Obeidallah celebrates the impending election of Ilhan Omar to the Minnesota legislature as he introduces her to a national audience: “Omar, running as a Democrat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district, is expected to make history as the first Muslim refugee elected to political office.” […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The improbable Bobby Vee

The improbable Bobby Vee

I found myself standing next to Bobby Vee in the audience watching the Fabulous Flippers — Midwest favorites — perform in the Pavilion at the Minnesota State Fair in 1968. I was at the fair with my close friend Scott Sansby, drummer extraordinaire, who was there performing with one […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Shot In The Dark: Today’s Corruption News, Six Years Ago

In the aftermath of the 2010 election, I noted that the Star/Tribune “Minnesota” and Humphrey Institute polls were consistently, statistically, not only erroneous, but in a very suspiciously consistent way; in their polling, especially their election-eve polls, they always showed Republicans doing much much worse than they ended up […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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A Good Guy With A Gun: South Dakota Edition

71 year old carry permit holder shoots carjacker in Sioux Falls : A couple was sitting in their vehicle in the parking lot of the Red Rock Inn on 41st Street when [suspect Edward] LeBlanc attempted to steal their car. Clemens says LeBlanc forced open one of the doors […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Surprise brewing in MN-08?

Surprise brewing in MN-08?

Can Republicans find a piece of good news this election in Minnesota? Democrats have a good chance of retaking control of the Senate, and think they might have an opening to challenge for control of the House if Donald Trump drops far enough behind Hillary Clinton. However, one traditionally […] Click here to view original post hotair.com

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