MN GOP “Jobs Plan” Works! …For unemployed GOP-ers

Feb 08

MN GOP “Jobs Plan” Works! …For unemployed GOP-ers

Minnesota Republicans made job creation the center piece of the 2010 election campaign, undeterred by the fact that the DFL candidate for governor — and eventual victor — Mark Dayton stressed jobs as much as they did. (Photo, MPR: David Strom, chilling during his days at the Minnesota Tax Evaders League) The Republicans lost the governor’s contest,...

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Emmer Bags It — The Ugly Charade is Over

Dec 08

theuptake on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free A month of stupid tough talk — 35 days, actually — has come to its predictable end, in a long-overdue concession speech from Tom Emmer, the GOP “Close But No Cigar” candidate for governor. Mark Dayton is now the Gov.-elect of Minnesota, with just 26 days until he takes the oath of office Jan....

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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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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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Hide the Kids and Lock Up the Ballots: Tony Baloney is Back

Dec 01

Hide the Kids and Lock Up the Ballots: Tony Baloney is Back

Wednesday Afternoon Update: Tony Sutton amps up his rhetoric and attacks the recount by going after Hennepin County’s Rachel Smith. Sutton’s hysterics are so out-of-proportion to the situation that we are left with two choices: 1) Sutton is demented or 2) He is determined to bring the recount machinery to a halt and to forestall the installation of...

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