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Daddy Dayton, Part II: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Open Appointment Process

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 in Boondoggles, Mark Dayton, Stadiums, Vikings, Wilfare | 11 comments

My recent post criticizing Gov. Mark Dayton’s appointment of a staff functionary to be chair of the new commission that will oversee...

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Daddy Dayton

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in Boondoggles, Mark Dayton, Vikings, Wilf, Wilfare | 4 comments

When the Minnesota Legislature authorized the construction of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in 1978, Gov. Rudy Perpich appointed a...

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STATE of CORRUPTION III: Media Collusion? These guys would LIE about what our favorite COLOR is

Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Boondoggles, Mark Dayton, MN Media, StarTribune/Strib, State of Corruption, Vikings, Wilfare | 32 comments

UPDATED: Example: KSTP-TV distorted stadium poll findings. Did Twin Cities journalism outlets take a dive during the debate over the $1B...

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STATE OF CORRUPTION II: A “People’s Stadium” for Zygi

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Boondoggles, Mark Dayton, Minnesota, State of Corruption, Vikings, Wilf, Wilfare | 12 comments

After Thursday’s passage of the Vikings stadium giveaway, the Governor of Minnesota used the kind of language usually reserved for...

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STATE OF CORRUPTION: How the Vikings Stadium Deal Went Down And Took Honest&Open Government With It.

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Boondoggles, Legislature, Mark Dayton, State of Corruption, Vikings, Wilfare | 40 comments

                                                         “(We) want to...

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From the Vault: When Journalists Had Balls

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Boondoggles, Ex-newspapers, Journalism, Stadiums, StarTribune/Strib, Vikings, Wilf, Wilfare | 7 comments

This item first appeared on my blog on March 9, 2011. If anything, it is even more timely today, as Minnesota’s leading news outlet...

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