Congratulations, you made it to this very special Friday before a three day weekend!
There was a lot of politicking that happened in the weening hours of this year’s legislative session, and that includes the behind-the-scenes work on the bill to amend the state’s constitution to prevent gay marriage. Politics in Minnesota has a… Continue Reading →
Nick Coleman and Chuck Olsen put on their Uptake hats and shine a spotlight on one of the most important people in politics at the end of a legislative session: the pizza delivery guy.
Yay! One of the bills passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Dayton (one of the 32 bills, actually) allows Surly to move ahead on their brewery/beer garden/restaurant/beer lover vacation hotspot.
MPR: Rescuing North Minneapolis’ blue herons in the tornado’s aftermath. Also: Raptor expert among the tornado victims. AP: Fact-checking Tim Pawlenty’s campaign kick-off. Grade: F. Salon: Why do Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann misquote the Constitution? AV Club: Some weird… Continue Reading →
Oh, official presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty, you crack us up! While Pawlenty was on Rush Limbaugh’s talk show yesterday, Rush raised the issue of public funding for a stadium for the Vikings. T-Paw’s response? “The rumor is you’re gonna buy… Continue Reading →
Governor Dayton just used his veto pen on all nine Republican budget bills. GOP lawmakers contend that they balanced the budget through cuts and that the budget doesn’t need a tax increase, however, Governor Dayton saw the budget leading to… Continue Reading →