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Lie First, Lie Always: Ron Latz’s Made-Up “Crisis”

Tuesday, while participating in a dog and pony show for a Gabby Giffords visit to support gun grab legislation that was dead weeks ago in the legislature, Ron “I Went To Harvard. You Do What Harvard Is”” Latz introduced things with eleven seconds of distilled fabulism. Courtesy of MNGOC, […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Further Proof Western Civilization Is In Deep Trouble

Further Proof Western Civilization Is In Deep Trouble

Pet owners demanding “Paw-Ternity” leave . Money quote: I couldn’t help but think that, just as Jameson was getting used to me, he feared I, too, was abandoning him. The guilt continues today: While my co-workers with kids walk out the door at 6 p.m., no one seems to […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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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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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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Traffic woes

Traffic woes

"News flash – we need more lanes in our major arteries in the metro area." Back in the day when I worked at Control Data (by the airport in Bloomington), I made a request to my boss. Because of where I lived, I requested to "flex" my hours from […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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