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Back to the Game

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I feel like it’s been a while. Holy Christ, more than a couple years? Really? Wow. All this time with so much going on in the world and so many people to piss… Continue reading

Aftermath of the Strike

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[Metro Minnesota] hospitals prepared for the strike by bringing in extra non-union staff, hiring 2,800 replacement nurses and reducing patient counts by transferring patients to non-affected hospitals. Dr. Penny Wheeler, chief medical officer… Continue reading

Tim Pawlenty and the Skewed Priorities of Republicans

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Do I even have to say anything? There is a movement to build a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. It would involve tearing down the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (previously deemed outdated… Continue reading

White Noise Orchestra

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This is just painful.   And they claim not to be the party of “NO.” I call shenanigans. On Saturday, the House of Representatives passed their version of the health care reform bill… Continue reading

Health Care

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From Beardedbeard There is no need to lay out the case for single payer health care if you don’t think it is the best way to take care of the ill and injured… Continue reading

The Dying Party

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Wow. We’ve never had an Official U.S. Senate Pornographer before, though pornographic behavior is frequently the entertainment provided to the public by the world’s oldest deliberative body. So Al Franken, the answer to… Continue reading

The Perpetual Whine

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I’m getting sick of the whining. That background hissing that’s coming out of the throats of all Limbaugh following conservative sheep. Obama won the election and is now the president, but it seems… Continue reading

Preaching Inequality

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On Thursday, a Minnesota House committee rejected a bill that would require voters to show a photo ID to get into their polling place. The bill was proposed by Represtentative Tom Emmer (R-Delano)… Continue reading

Palin and the Wolves

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Canis lupus, the gray wolf, is the center of even more debate. In the late 1980’s and into the 90’s, the wolf population was restored in the Rocky Mountains in Yellowstone National Park… Continue reading

The New Martyr

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“The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.” -Florence Nightingale I’m starting to get annoyed… Continue reading