The battle for the north

The battle for the north

"If you live in the 8th, this is the time for all hands on deck. If you don’t live in the 8th, and still would like to help, contact the district party or Pete’s campaign and ask what you can do." Someone brought up a very good point at […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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The Second Bull Run Of The Second American Civil War

The Atlantic hired, and then fired, Kevin Williamson – perhaps America’s best political journalist, and one of the best interviewees I’ve ever had in a decade and a half of doing the NARN. Andrew McCarthy has thoughts on the subject . My thoughts? I’ve observed for years that one […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Who’s up for a little defenestration?

It’s a tried and true method of dispatching your enemies : A prominent regional journalist investigating crime, politics and the war in Syria has died following a fall from a window of his fourth-floor apartment in Yekaterinburg, Russia’s fourth-largest city. Maxim Borodin, 32, was found by neighbours on the […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The Progressive Cage Match

The Progressive Cage Match

The CD8 DFL had a very long convention on Saturday, After ten ballots, everyone promised to go to the primary. Nothing especially unusual htere. The unusual thing? The DFL trucked a bunch of Latino activists from the Twin Cities to canvass for the Metro DFL’s chosen candidate. Phifer, a […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Taps – Maybe. Probably.

R. Lee Ermey – “Gunnery Sergeant Hartmann” from the movie Full Metal Jacket , and a former USMC gunnery sergeant in real life – has passed away. Maybe. Ermey’s been the subject of numerous internet death hoaxes – but unless someone hacked his official Facebook page, this one may […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Let’s abolish the Met Council

Minnesota’s Mr. Right

When Representative Lewis (Lord, I love saying that) is right, he’s right. And on the bombings in Syria – he’s right: Whether Kosovo, Libya or now Syria, for far too long Presidents of both parties have acted unilaterally (perhaps for the best of intentions) in taking military action without […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Latest media pearl-clutching: All current ambassadors must leave on January 20th

Isn’t It Interesting…

One can suppose this initial strike made real Trump’s tweeted threat. But if there are no follow-on second and third strikes to actually degrade Assad’s forces in some significant way, then it will be just appeasement as usual by the western allies with regard to Syria. Will these allied […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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