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Your Morning Coffee

HuffPo: T-Paw has Plans, including Google testing applied to government services. You’d think he was running for President or something. (MinnPost gets into the details.) City Pages:  “Are so!” “Am not!” (And the Poynter Institute offers up some advice: “How… Continue Reading →

Morning Tea

WCCO: Jason’s Station tells you all about vodka. Strib: Dayton says ‘let’s make a deal.’ MN GOP says “no.” KAAL: Spam gets a bigger can. MinnPost: Shelby on #@*! my lawmaker says. Midwest Energy News: Does wind turbines raise my electric… Continue Reading →

Your Morning Coffee

MPR News: Fritz remembers Ferraro. MinnPost: How Harold Stassen helped create modern populist political campaigning. Strib: There is, apparently, no age limit for douchebaggery. PiPress: A txting dictionary for Teh Oldz (first item). BFF, IMHO and FWIW take on whole… Continue Reading →

Comment Of The Day?

via Wonkette’s article about last nights’ Iowa GOP Forum titled “GOP 2012 Field’s Dumbest Candidates Having First Iowa Forum Tonight“: Let’s see: Cain will bring pizza, Roemer will bring a pot of gumbo, Santorum will bring (ick) Santorum, Gingrich will… Continue Reading →

Your Morning Coffee

Strib: The flu is officially “widespread” around the state. PiPress: Target reformulates its policy on contributions. Because it was designed-by-committee, it pleases no one. Austin Daily Herald: Cows escape mass transit!

92% Chance There Won’t Be A Minnesotan Nominated For President

The Strib also reported that #6 Pawlenty finished ahead of #7 Bachmann in the CPAC straw poll of 15 possible GOP contenders. If this poll had any basis in reality, anti-immigrant pro-life isolationist Ron Paul would be chosen as the… Continue Reading →

Your Morning Toffee

MinnPost: Y2K prep saves St. Cloud newspaper … 11 years later. MNpublius: Why does MNGOP hate the middle class? PiPress: St. Paul poet wins 2011 Kay Sexton award. LOL/OMG: Communist Daughter + Grey’s Anatomy =/= Socialized medicine. Strib: The Hecker… Continue Reading →

You fix the Minnesota deficit!

Want to try your hand at fixing our projected whopping gap of $6.2 billion for FY 2012-2013? MinnPost built a calculator that allows you to select specific proposals by government officials to see if you can balance the budget. Will your solutions… Continue Reading →

State of the State Open Thread

Today at noon, Gov. Dayton delivers his first State of the State address, sans teleprompter. What do you think he will say? What should he say? Is there anything left to say?

Your Morning Masbout

MinnPost: Gov. Dayton accepts bids for a radio “office.” A couple of surprises among the usual suspects. MPR: Outsmarting a river with a mind of its own. Moorhead residents again prepare for yet another 100-year flood. Gov.  Arne Carlson: Cautious… Continue Reading →

Your Morning Coffee

A history-challenged Congresswoman who is more rogue and mavericky than Miss Maverick herself? A former governor re-imaging himself from bridesmaid into movie action hero? Was Jesse Ventura just a warm-up act? Both Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty are positioning themselves… Continue Reading →

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