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The secret history of Keith Ellison

The secret history of Keith Ellison

I’m speaking this morning to the Maple Grove Critical Thinking Discussion Group at the Maple Grove Community Center. The meeting contest at 10:00 a.m. The topic of my talk is “The Secret History of Keith Ellison.” Now the title is facetious. Ellison’s history only became “secret” when he ran […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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“You Are A Horrible Person”, She Explained

Only in 2016.

The Minnesota Democrat party has nothing to lose, so why not try to run up the proverbial score ? Minnesota Democrats have sued to get Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s name removed from the state’s general election ballots. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s Thursday lawsuit claims the Minnesota Republican Party failed […] Click here to view original post bradley1969.blogspot.com

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The curious case of Ilhan Omar

The curious case of Ilhan Omar

Last week I sat down with Preya Samsundar to talk about her work on the Ilhan Omar story. Covering the story for Alpha News, Preya has shown herself to be a dogged, resourceful and unintimidated reporter. It occurred to me that some readers might be interested in a summary […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Minnesota's rich native culture

Minnesota’s rich native culture

"I don’t want this to sound corny, but standing in areas which at one time were great Dakota or Ojibwa villages often times sends shivers within me. The rich history in the land I am standing on is truly a gift to us as well as those who will […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Monsters among us

Monsters among us

"Yesterday, when I read about his confession, I almost threw up. I could sense a rage inside of me grow which I am unaccustomed to feeling." I am not going to use his name. Nor am I going to use his picture. By now, we all know whom I […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Wetterling

Danny Heinrichs’ allocution on Tuesday puts a horrific, dismal, banally evil period on the Jacob Wetterling story. US Attorney Andy Lugar’s plea deal – Heinrich confessed to a child porn charge in exchange for no charge for Wetternling’s murder – is both absurd and utterly understandable; better to close […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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