Cowards of Hennepin County

Apr 03

Cowards of Hennepin County

Without firing a shot, the Board of Hennepin County Commissioners has surrendered to the wingnuts in the Minnesota Republican Tea Party, and to Bully Boy Tom Emmer, the right-wing standard bearer who was the 2010 candidate for governor of the Target Corporation. Emmer came within 9,000-or-so votes of winning, but has been relegated since the election to braying into...

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Tough Turkey in Stupid Times

Nov 21

Tough Turkey in Stupid Times

“To live now, as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.” . Howard Zinn, 1922-2010 Historian, Activist, WWII bombardier My 11-21 column in the Star Tribune: Thanksgiving Day is Thursday, and it may be a challenge for a lot of Americans to find a bit of gratitude along with the turkey...

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