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Logic Is Like Coronovirus

SCENE: Mitch BERG is watiing in line at his favorite barbeque joint when Aaron ROSTON, writer at the (possibly fictional) progressive blog “ MinnesotaLiberalAlliance.Blogspot.com “, walks into the store and gets into line behind BERG. ROSTON is a crossing guard at a school in rural southern Minnesota, and is […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Now It Can Vote

It’s weird, the things that stick in memory. In my mind, February 2002 was cold and snowy. Who knows if that’s true – but that’s how it’s stuck in my mind. I was working at a company in Minnetonka whose death spiral, which incompetent management had started long before […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Is the DFL going further metro?

Extending Sen. Bakk an invitation

Now that he’s been dumped by the DFL, people must wonder what’s next for Sen. Tom Bakk. I’ve thought about that subject myself and I’ve reached the conclusion that Sen. Bakk would look fantastic with MNGOP after his name. What’s left within the DFL that fits Sen. Bakk? It […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Minnesota Department Of Predictive “Journalism”

An MPR News tweet. From 9:30. AM. Nearly 12 hours before the State of the Union address. President Trump is prone to exaggeration and sometimes fiction. If his past speeches to Congress are prologue, buyer beware. An early fact check of some subjects likely to come up in his […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Iowa Democrats’ disaster

Years ago, Minnesotans got quite a chuckle at the expense of Iowans. The joke was that Iowa wasn’t name but an acronym. The joke was that Iowa was an acronym that stood for “I Owe the World an Apology.” Last night, the first in the nation caucus did something […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Minnesota Ice

"How can Minnesotans become more warm and friendly like Floridians? Warm the place up. Maybe that warmth can also warm up some icy hearts." "Southern Hospitality". Fact or fiction. In my book, it is a cold hard fact. I have seen it, witnessed it, lived it, for years. That […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Baited, Switched

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: Remember the gun buyback in Minneapolis in August of 2016? You wrote about it in a column entitled Buyback Diary . I sold a couple of guns, got six gift cards worth $25 each, issued by Sunrise Banks. I threw them in my […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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