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Jon Stewart Admits “Stand Your Ground” Is Democracy’s Only Legitimate Response To Street Crime

Jon Stewart Admits “Stand Your Ground” Is Democracy’s Only Legitimate Response To Street Crime

There. Now that I have your attention… While I’ve always run a forthrightly ideological conservative blog (that also covers music, history, and pretty much any other subject I want to cover), I’ve also always sought to facilitate a lively discussion in my comment section – one that crosses the […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Dodging The Point

Dodging The Point

Ever since Governor Dayton passed one of the highest taxes in the nation on people earning over about $150,000 a year, conservatives have been predicting an exodus of the productive class. The Minnesota left is doing cartwheels over “data” showing it’s not happened … …sort of. I add emphasis: […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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A Dinner Invitation to Our Readers

A Dinner Invitation to Our Readers

If you live within driving distance of the Twin Cities, you should come: a week from Saturday, May 21, Center of the American Experiment will hold its 27th Annual Dinner. I have been master of ceremonies for the last 11 or so annual dinners, but my role will change […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Open Letter To Minnesota Public Radio News

Open Letter To Minnesota Public Radio News

To: Minnesota Public Radio News From: Mitch Berg, Uppity Peasant Re: Food For Thought MPR, Isn’t it annoying – to say the least – to have to subject your constitutional freedoms to theatrical, unproductive and degrading scrutiny by bureaucrats , to no useful end? A few minutes after 8 […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Starting over in Dinkytown

I’ve lived in Minnesota for nearly a quarter century now and I continue to be amazed at how poorly the revenue producing sports and the University of Minnesota have done. And now the U is starting over, yet again : Mark Coyle’s first words Wednesday as the leader of […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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When to abide by an endorsement

When to abide by an endorsement

"Can you go to jail if you break your word on honoring an endorsement? Of course not. But you will lose your honor." For those who live in Minnesota, and are familiar with our grass roots politics, please be patient for a minute. This is for those who live […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Once again, it is Tom's race

Once again, it is Tom’s race

"Tom is also not afraid of the tough issues." I will admit it. And I am not ashamed of it. I like Tom Emmer. Have since the first day I met him. I have said this behind his back and I have said this to his face. I love […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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