A win for the environment in a Minnesota court, for a change

February 17, 2021

After recent decisions regarding Enbridge Line 3 in particular, this was good to see. Wins for the environment equal wins for the people, even if some of the people never have come around to understanding that. The Minnesota Supreme Court (Feb. 10) issued a ruling overturning a prior Minnesota Court of Appeals decision that held […]

The DNR and PCA don’t deserve a pass from the Supreme Court

July 25, 2020

Important cases are pending before the Minnesota high court

On August 9th, you must all rouse yourselves

July 27, 2016

And vote for Natalie Hudson in the Minnesota primary

Did you bring your toothbrush, Mr. Nathan?

April 29, 2015

If you read Brandon Stahl’s story in the Strib a week ago about the two missing teenage girls from Lakeville, and attorney Michelle MacDonald’s representation of the mother of the girls, or the story here remarking about the eerie equanimity with which the mother, Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, and her attorney bear the continued disappearance of the […]

Minneapolis Mayoral Debate Participants

The Weekly Wrap 3-29

March 29, 2013

♣ Michele Bachmann find herself in the news once again, this time not for things that she said, but rather things that she did or didn’t do on her way to finishing sixth in the Iowa caucuses: The Daily Beast has learned that federal investigators are now interviewing former Bachmann campaign staffers nationwide about alleged […]

LeftMN Radio Hour

LeftMN Radio Hour 9-23

September 23, 2012

We talk with former United State Senator and candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court Dean Barkley. And we catch up with Aaron Brown to talk range politics

Minnesota Supreme Court approves bait and switch

August 29, 2012

Justice Alan Page is not impressed

59B Recount

The Weekly Wrap 8-26

August 26, 2012

A special session, news and a lack of news from the Minnesota Supreme Court, a Recount and a Minnesota State Senator’s twitter misadventures. It was a busy week

Kurt Bills Hates Babies

The Weekly Wrap 8-5

August 5, 2012

Another fundraising deadline and some Republicans trying to game the public financing system

Michele Bachmann preaches

The Weekly Wrap 7-22

July 22, 2012

Michele does what Michele does, haters do what haters do and Tony Sutton does what Tony Sutton does

The Weekly Wrap 6-2

June 2, 2012

♣ The DFL convention is going on today. Expect the level of drama to reach unexpected new lows. Aaron and I will be live blogging the proceedings… for what reason I don’t know, perhaps to avert boredom, we shall see. ♣ Senator John Harrington announced on Monday that he will not run for re-election. He […]