A much-needed civics lesson

When former St. Cloud City Councilman Jeff Johnson asked if I’d publish his opinions about the current City Council’s censure of George Hontos, I immediately accepted his proposal. Here is Councilman Johnson’s op-ed to LFR: I find the censorship of St. Cloud City Councilman George Hontos nothing short of […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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St. Cloud City Council vs. Minnesota Open Meeting Laws

When the St. Cloud City Council voted to censure Councilman George Hontos, it may have violated Minnesota’s Open Meeting Laws . According to the article, “Mark Anfinson, an attorney for the Minnesota Newspaper Association, said the law is clear that a public body cannot vote by secret ballot.” Needless […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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At The Intesectionality Of 32nd And Cedar

Minneapolis’ “May Day Parade”, awash in a battle between white uperliberals and intersectional even-more-uberprogs, is “ taking a year off “. The decision goes beyond a year’s worth of funding. This year’s parade, held on a sunny Sunday in May, “was a wild success,” the nonprofit noted, that netted […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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St. Cloud’s accountability dodge

For years, conservatives have said that most decisions should be made at the local level. That’s what’s recommended by the men who wrote the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. That’s because that’s where accountability is theoretically greatest. That’s increasingly not the case. I don’t know if this is […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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St. Cloud City Council’s transparency

It’s apparent that the City Council doesn’t value transparency. They talk a good game but their words are empty at best. First, the City Council changed the rules governing the open forum section of the meeting. Instead of letting a maximum of 5 people speak up to 3 minutes […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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When All You Have Is A Hammer…

A friend of the blog writes: The past week, neighborhood social media has been worked up over a shot fired at the Hamline light rail station. Reports are varied on what actually happened. And, yes, gun shots and other violence that is caused by gang activity, drug addiction, etc […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Gun Grabbing 101

The SCTimes’ 2A cheap shot

This SCTimes Our View Editorial is a total cheap shot on their behalf. They start their editorial by saying “If it seems like we just wrote about this a few weeks ago, it’s because we did. Following the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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