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A Failed Bishopric: The Servants Strike Back?

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Catholics, Featured | 20 comments

Update: With comic good timing, the Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has now been accused of playing patty fingers with the Holy...

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11Years After: Paul Wellstone, Gone But Not Forgotten

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in Featured, Paul Wellstone | 3 comments

Paul Wellstone died 11 years ago today, along with his wife, Sheila, and 6 others when their plane went down in northern Minnesota during...

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“Redskins” No More? Most Offensive Name In Sports On The Ropes

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Featured, Goats, Minneapolis, Redskins | 0 comments

Underscoring both the lack of experience and the absence of character in much of today’s media, the recent return of the effort to...

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St. Thomas Wins The Fight For Its Soul: Gays, Straights, Christians

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Catholics, Featured, Gays, UST | 1 comment

Virtually no notice has been given to the amazing fact that — after several years of ugly battles, controversial decisions,...

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When Minnesota Groveled for Gorbachev and Lost Its Soul

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Commies, Featured, Gorbachev, Minnesota, Perpich | 0 comments

I wrote this critique of Mikhail Gorbachev’s June 3, 1990 visit to Minnesota two weeks in advance of the actual event. Although I...

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Ruby Red Letters: Re-Starting the Beating Heart of St. Paul’s West End?

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in Featured, Slice of the City, St Paul | 2 comments

    The developers of the old Schmidt Brewery site in St. Paul — being turned into lofts and apartments after years of...

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