MN Republican CenCom Purges Gang of Eighteen

Dec 06

MN Republican CenCom Purges Gang of Eighteen

Central Committee Meeting of The Long Knives Intoxicated by incoming Legislative majorities, Minnesota’s Republican Party got down to business over the weekend, beheading 18 Running Dog Lackeys of consensus politics by sentencing them to a two-year ban from GOP gatherings and sending them for “re-education” to Goldman Sachs to work in the...

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Rats Begin to Leave Sinking Ship

Dec 03

Rats Begin to Leave Sinking Ship

OK, I don’t mean “rats.” I mean supporters, friends, fellow-travelers of Tom Emmer, the oh-so-near, yet-so-far Republican governor candidate who has been wasting the taxpayer’s money and the public’s time and fooling himself pretending that the automatic-but-unnecessary recount now under way will make him Governor. Earth to Emmer: You...

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Happy Days Are Here Again — If You’re Rich

Nov 14

Happy Days Are Here Again — If You’re Rich

Above: Farmers protest, St Paul, 1933 Image: MHS One part of the ongoing effort to dominate the political landscape being waged by corporate interests, both locally and on the national scene, is to disguise the scale of the effort by pointing at unions and liberal donors and saying, in effect, “But they do it, too!” It’s true that the Citizens...

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