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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The Madness of the MN GOP

May 25

The Madness of the MN GOP

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the GOP’s fake budget bills (a “budget bill” that redresses the Pawlenty Deficit only by slashing state services is fraudulent), setting up the possibility of a government shutdown July 1.   Almost every voice of reason in the state has been raised in opposition to what the governor justifiably calls...

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Shakedown Scam: Republicans Shoot Craps at Capitol

May 20

Shakedown Scam: Republicans Shoot Craps at Capitol

Minnesota Republican Party Chair Tony Sutton survived a GOP Star Chamber inquiry Thursday into his connections with an astro-turf group opposed to non-Indian gambling enterprises in the state. When the two-hour closed-door GOP executive-committee meeting was over, Sutton was still standing, apparently exonerated on charges that he had given a super-duper GOP email...

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MN GOP Plan to Whip Up Anti-gay Vote is a Non-starter

May 12

MN GOP Plan to Whip Up Anti-gay Vote is a Non-starter

The Morals Police have taken control of the Minnesota State Capitol, fooling the public by pretending to focus on jobs and taxes while serving a radical right-wing social agenda aimed at turning back the clock to 1972. Gay rights, human rights, procreation rights — whatever it is, they’re against it. On Wednesday, all 37 Republicans in the State Senate...

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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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