Minnesota’s constitutional crisis

June 5, 2017

We’ve been here a lot lately

Trump is right: The election is rigged — but in his favor

October 21, 2016

Professor Schultz’s recent article in The Hill

Drinking Liberally on October 6th

September 30, 2016

You won’t want to miss it

The Fifteen Dollar minimum wage

August 29, 2016

This is a cross post from the professor’s blog, Schultz’s Take. The case is set to be heard in the Minnesota Supreme Court tomorrow. After the story, I have a few observations. Steve – o O o – The decision to place the $15 minimum wage on the ballot in Minneapolis is up to the […]

David Schultz wows ’em at Drinking Liberally

April 2, 2016

What’s up with the Millennials, anyway?

Professor David Schultz comes to Drinking Liberally

March 29, 2016

Thursday, March 31st

Eric’s “gotcha” question on Almanac

February 6, 2016

On Friday evening, February 5th, State Auditor Rebecca Otto was interviewed at the top of the Almanac program on TPT to discuss her just-filed lawsuit, filed in Ramsey County, to re-establish her authority to audit counties — which are sometimes prone to forget that they are inferior units of government, existing solely at the sufferance of the […]

Counted in or counted out before the counting begins

September 15, 2015

The curious case of Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential race

It’s like the Jerry Springer show, without Jerry

August 9, 2015

That was the most memorable line on Almanac last Friday evening, August 7th, uttered by Professor David Schultz, and describing the Fox News candidate debate the night before. It’s cracked me up every time I’ve muttered it under my breath for a couple of days now. Professor Schultz followed it up with a story on […]

Getting the Money Out of Politics: Two Essays

July 9, 2015

On July 8, I had two different essays published which address the role of money in politics.  One essay takes us along the history of how our campaign finance laws broke down, the other describes four fixes the president can take to act.  Here are reprints of both essays. “The Supreme Court, Public Opinion, and […]


On comments: Welcome, David Schultz

June 19, 2015

A few days ago, Hamline professor David Schultz published his first commentary here: Whatever happened to the liberal Democrats? You should read it if you haven’t. Read it again if you have. There were comments to David’s piece, uniformly positive, and remarking how he would spiff the place up. I got emails from readers, too, to […]

Whatever happened to the liberal Democrats?

June 13, 2015

The first LeftMN commentary by Professor David Schultz