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Volstead is vanquished

Volstead is vanquished

My mustache and angry visage maintain public order So it looks like the last shovelful of dirt will finally land on the handiwork of Andrew Volstead : The Senate moved Monday to end the ban on Sunday liquor store sales, which means Minnesotans likely will soon be able to […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Real ID and the future

Real ID and the future

"Bottom line? Don’t lose any sleep over Real ID. It just scratched the surface." I guess I am a bit stupid on this entire enhanced or Read ID issue. I have heard that to get onto a military base these days, your need to have one of three things: […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Quick Hits: Volume CXLIV

– My friend Rep. Nick Zerwas (R-Elk River) has been very vocal about increasing penalties for protestors who would block freeways, entry ways to the airport, access to public transportation, etc. Keep in mind that these activities are already illegal. Also, ignore the chanting points that this is an […] Click here to view original post bradley1969.blogspot.com

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The Tide

As we watch the progress of Minnesota’s “Consitutional Carry” bill – which would remove the law-abiding citizen’s requirement to ask the government for a permit to exercise their Constitutional right to carry a firearm – it’s worth noting the tide that is building in Free America for this utterly […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Bad Information

Bad Information

Rep. Erin Maye-Quade sent this bit out to her constituents earlier this week: Looks familiar, doesn’t it? It’s the same, precise set of fallacious claims made by The Reverend Nancy Nord Bence a few weeks ago . Neither of the bills would “eliminate” the permit to carry. That’s not […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Boozin’ on Sunday

As most readers of this feature know, I grew up in Wisconsin, where you can buy alcohol pretty much any time you’d like, any day you’d like. When I moved here nearly 25 years ago, I was surprised to learn that you couldn’t buy alcohol on Sunday in Minnesota, […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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