Jim the Naif – with an update

September 12, 2022

Jim Schultz is an inexperienced private interest lawyer

What color are your herring?

May 20, 2018

Somebody might not get to see her dying mother. An ambulance might not be able to get through. A protester might get hurt. These and others are all reasons supporting the Elk River Republican Nick Zerwas’ bill to treat protesters blocking freeways more harshly than other violators. The scolds on the Strib’s editorial board are […]

Read the latest Spotty ™ winner

May 12, 2018

A man from Eden Prairie is the newest Spotty ™ winner

White supremacist domestic terrorism or self defense? A reprise

June 16, 2016

June 16th, 2016: Here is a story I wrote in the days following the shootings at the Black Lives Matter encampment near the Fourth Precinct police station last fall. As I figured, the shooter would claim self defense. A few days ago, there was an article in the Strib about the defendant raising that defense. […]

White supremacist domestic terrorism or self defense?

November 25, 2015

The events of Monday night, the 23rd of November, at the Minneapolis Fourth Precinct headquarters were shocking and horrific. Five protesters are shot, blared social media almost instantly, followed by claims and statements of leaders of the protests that it was an act of domestic terrorism. Even the next morning, criticism was leveled at the […]

They shall serve as examples for all to see

December 26, 2014

The words of Bloomington city attorney Sandra Johnson still ring in my ears: “It’s important to make an example out of these organizers so that this never happens again,” Johnson said. “It was a powder keg waiting for the match.” If you go to the Bloomington website, you will see a note that the police […]

Barbarians breach the gate at the MOA

December 23, 2014

We must have revenge!