The Great Literacy Food Fight III

March 18, 2023

The science of reading is evidence based, and evidence-based literacy is the science of reading

Who is the author of suffering?

February 15, 2023

God or science?


MN lege: 2022 races of particular interest, Districts 1-14

September 17, 2022

First in a series

Chip Pointing at Numbers

hPVI 2021, Senate edition

March 16, 2022

The 2021 Edition of Minnesota’s Oldest and Most Beloved Legislative District Partisan Metric


I was wrong about MN Senate Republicans

November 29, 2021

A while back I posted here about the possibility that members of the slim Party of Trump majority in the Minnesota Senate had decided to start being more, in a word, sane. As it turns out, nope. No way. Minnesota Republicans are reigniting debate over the emergency powers used by DFL Gov. Tim Walz during […]


Trying to figure out MN Senate Party of Trumpers

September 21, 2021

Have they really decided they’d better move away from being so royally deserving of the “Party of Trump” moniker? Hard to say. I’m referring to their having picked Sen. Jeremy Miller (R-Winona) as the new Senate Majority Leader. He’s considered to be about the least extreme, selfish, and deranged member of the GOP caucus, there. […]

MN House

MN lege: Loving these DFL pickup opportunities, Part 4

October 10, 2020

Districts 40-67

MN lege: Loving these DFL pickup opportunities, Part 3

October 3, 2020

Districts 29-39


MN lege: Loving these DFL pickup opportunities, Part 2

September 29, 2020

Districts 22-28


MN lege: Loving these DFL pickup opportunities, Part 1

September 21, 2020

Districts 1-21


The way to help legalize marijuana in Minnesota is to vote DFL. Period.

June 15, 2020

The Minnesota Reformer is reporting that the Minnesota Party of Trump is recruiting candidates to run under the purported aegis of the legal marijuana parties, hoping to siphon votes from Democrats in close races, especially for the state Senate. It’s hardly unexpected, that they would do that. Yeah, probably a majority of people that vote […]

The Separation of Powers

June 10, 2015

Is on everyone’s lips