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Parsimonious twittery in the Minnesota Senate (and House) – Part Two

January 31, 2021

Hjalmer, I hear you, but . . .

Parsimonious twittery in the Minnesota Senate

January 30, 2021

And now in the House, too!

A little pandemic doggerel

November 21, 2020

We are Blue and they Are

“Keith Ellison, I’m watching you,” says Kurt Daudt

June 1, 2019

Kurt, sometimes it isn’t about you, nor is it up to you

A rifle is a rifle, and a minnow and a shark are both fish

February 28, 2018

In a pre-session newser with legislative leaders and the governor, Sen. Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said, when asked about assault rifles, Well, a rifle is a rifle. I can’t find the link at the moment, mostly because the Strib search engine isn’t up to the task. (And Stribbers, I say that in the most loving […]

Can you extort an extortionist?

June 12, 2017

I don’t think so

Minnesota’s constitutional crisis

June 5, 2017

We’ve been here a lot lately

Dear rural friends: it’s not our fault: a reprise

March 20, 2017

The politics of grievance and resentment

Drinking Liberally talks politics

October 8, 2016

Well, even more than usual

The dog in the manger

August 21, 2016

And the guy who wants to bunk in with him

Get thee to Crown, Kurt, saith the governor

May 24, 2016

And so saith we all

You’re right, Kurt, let ’em drown

November 17, 2015

Tuesday evening  addition – 11/17: Sen. Minority Leader David Hann pipes in: “This is not a discussion about permanently closing our borders, or even permanently rejecting Syrian refugees,” Hann said in a written statement. “But right now, we are lacking the intelligence necessary to implement security screenings intensive enough to guarantee our safety.” If we […]