There are no Caesar’s wives

February 22, 2018

In the wake of the Florida school shooting last week, the subject of gun control has appropriately and perhaps finally, animated political discussions around the country, including in the Minnesota governor’s race. And maybe, just maybe, it’ll be young people – Millennials are now the biggest voter cohort – who will lead the way on […]

Mourning opportunities lost, a reprise

October 18, 2016

Below the bubbles is a story I wrote in the wake of the 2014 elections and the DFL’s loss of the Minnesota House of Representatives. One of the things I predicted — although it wasn’t that hard — was this: My friends, you can look forward another [2016] election cycle just like the last [2014] one, only […]

Mourning opportunities lost II

November 20, 2014

In the original Mourning opportunities lost, I described the failure of the DFL controlled Legislature to pass an “electioneering and disclosure” bill in 2013 or 2014, and the contribution of that failure to the loss of the House of Representatives to Republican control in the recent election. I said I had another lost opportunity to discuss, […]

Mourning opportunities lost

November 18, 2014

Blowing the Golden Age

Matt Entenza

The Weekly Wrap 6-15

June 15, 2014

KSTP/SurveyUSA released a poll last week that I will address in a future, standalone, post. In the meantime, The Wrap™ is here to scratch your Minnesota politics itch. ♣ Matt Entenza, candidate for state Auditor, filed a complaint this week against the incumbent Auditor, Rebecca Otto, with the Office of Administrative Hearings claiming that she broke […]

Tempest, meet Teapot

January 17, 2014

More fodder for Ben’s sheltered workshop

Ben Golnik’s special Christmas vapors

December 23, 2013

Bringing you the very best in not news!

Axl Rose

The Weekly Wrap 11-23

November 23, 2013

♣ The Minnesota Jobs Coalition, the intrepid dark money group started by friend of the now-defunct LeftMN Radio Hour, Ben Golnik, released a polling memo, let’s take a look: Tarrance Group (11/21, no trend lines): Do you think Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Al Franken has done a good enough job to deserve re-election, or is it […]

Please support the Minnesota Jobs Coalition

January 28, 2013

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