The MN Marriage Amendment Fight | Bad Catholics: Divorced Mailman Scolds Family, Says Their Daughter is Diseased

Nov 01

The MN Marriage Amendment Fight | Bad Catholics: Divorced Mailman Scolds Family, Says Their Daughter is Diseased

On this All Saints Day, when the church celebrates all those, known and unknown, who have been united with God in heaven, I’d like to discuss a disturbing¬† newspaper story that appeared last week about the battle over the proposed Minnesota “Marriage Amendment” on the Nov. 6 election ballot. You may remember the story: A devout Catholic family...

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Power Grabbing Pot Calls Kettle Black: The Wrath of Michael Brodkorb, Part II

Oct 16

Power Grabbing Pot Calls Kettle Black: The Wrath of Michael Brodkorb, Part II

  He’s baaack! And this time, No More Mr. Nice Guy! Michael Brodkorb, the Heartbreak Kid of the Minnesota State Capitol, is back, appearing on TV more often than Miley Cyrus and whining about his treatment at the hands of the Republicans in the State Senate who fired him last December from his $90K-a-year job as the caucus Communications Director because,...

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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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TPAW: Armed, Dangerous and Shooting Himself in the Foot

Sep 09

TPAW: Armed, Dangerous and Shooting Himself in the Foot

Pawlenty shoots for GOP 2012 nomination, goes AWOL from Minnesota governor’s office. Also, my 2008 magazine profile of Tim Pawlenty: Empty Suit...

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No Aptitude For Knowledge

Sep 02

Sometimes, this is the best way — and the fastest — to show a bully the error of his ways: Clip from John Ford’s 1941 Best Picture Winner, “How Green Was My Valley,” in which a tyrant child-beater gets his comeuppance....

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